Sean Gallup | Getty ImagesDeutsche Bank on Friday appointed former German government minister Sigmar Gabriel, regarded as a proponent of strong European and transatlantic ties, to its supervisory board. Deutsche Bank is trying to repair its relations with Berlin after the damaging impact of...
SAP isn't running scared from Oracle."We are winning market share," SAP co-CEO Christian Klein said in a fireside chat with CNBC's Karen Tso at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Klein added that SAP has attracted customers at the five-day meeting of the world's elite, which are...
A food delivery courier working for Just Eat in London.Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTakeaway.com's £6.2 billion ($8.1 billion) takeover of rival food delivery firm Just Eat has been delayed after the U.K.'s antitrust regulator launched an initial probe into the deal.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...
Protests calling for a civilian government were held in Khartoum, Sudan on June 30, 2019.David Degner | Getty ImagesWith a host of international investment conferences lined up for African nations in 2020, leaders across the continent are optimistic about the continent's fertility for international investors.However, significant barriers to...
Travelers wearing face masks stand in line inside the departure hall at West Kowloon Station, operated by MTR Corp., in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020.Paul Yeung | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA decision by the Hong Kong government to scrap major Lunar New Year celebrations due...
Supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gather in the capital Baghdad for a "million-strong" march to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country, on January 24, 2020.Ahmad Al-Rubaye/ AFP/ GettyThousands of Iraqis rallied at two central Baghdad intersections on Friday after a prominent...
This image shows Equinor's Johan Sverdrup oil field in the North Sea west of Stavanger, Norway, on January 7, 2020.Carina Johansen | NTB Scanpix | Getty ImagesThe European Union has awarded 10 million euros ($11.05 million) in funding to a scheme that is aiming to install an ammonia-powered...
China's central bank is working on a digital yuan.Luis Diaz Devesa | Getty ImagesA digital yuan could allow some countries to avoid U.S. sanctions and increase the Chinese government's influence, experts told CNBC.The People's Bank of China is working on a digital yuan but has released very few...
The Hudson River Valley has long attracted city dwellers trying to escape New York.The beautiful region — an 150-mile stretch from the northern tip of Manhattan to Albany — features abundant forests, fertile farmlands and dramatic views of the pristine Hudson River.Hudson Valley is popular in the autumn,...
Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs, speaks during a panel session on day three of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. World leaders, influential executives, bankers and policy makers attend the 50th annual meeting of the World...