Clear link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots in brain, EMA official tells paper

ROME (Reuters) – There is a link between AstraZeneca (NASDAQ:)’s COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still unknown, a senior official for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in an interview published on Tuesday. “In my opinion we can now say it, it is clear that […]

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Swiss economy could grow by 4% in 2021 and 2022, government economist tells paper

© Reuters. ZURICH (Reuters) – The Swiss economy could grow at more than double its usual rate in 2021 and 2022, with GDP increasing by around 4% in both years as output recovers from the coronavirus epidemic, the government’s chief economist told newspaper NZZ am Sonntag. In its “positive scenario”, the government expects the global […]

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Fiat CEO Manley in pole position for top job at Ferrari – paper

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Mike Manley, when Chrysler’s president and chief executive officer for the Jeep brand, poses in a hotel lobby before the start of a news conference in Mumbai MILAN (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Mike Manley is in pole position to take over the top job at Ferrari (NYSE:), Italian daily […]

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German lawmakers see way out of ECB court ruling conundrum: paper

© Reuters. European Central Bank headquarters is pictured in Frankfurt BERLIN (Reuters) – A cross-party group of German lawmakers want to work with the European Parliament to resolve a challenge from Germany’s top court to the European Central Bank’s flagship policy programme, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported. The German Constitutional Court last month gave the […]

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Italy’s Di Maio says ‘pragmatism’ needed on use of ESM: paper

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: News conference after bilateral talks between Italy and Russia at Villa Madama in Rome MILAN (Reuters) – Italy must be “pragmatic” in evaluating whether to tap the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio was quoted on Saturday as saying, marking a shift in the stance of the ruling […]

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IMF's Lagarde says sees no risk of currency war: paper

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF, holds a speech during the “Europe Lecture” of the DIW in Berlin MILAN (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the positions of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration were unlikely to trigger a currency war, an Italian newspaper reported on Tuesday. “We […]

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