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London launches Europe’s first yuan money market fund

China Central Television (CCTV) – The London Stock Exchange on Wednesday launched a yuan-denominated money market fund, allowing investors direct access to the Chinese interbank lending market.
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Zara-owner has online edge

(BVO) – A Coruña in the north-western corner of Spain, a tourist hotspot and home to Zara’s first store.

Just a short distance away in Arteixo, its parent company Inditex’s HQ.

A family owned business, founded in 1975, it’s now the world’s biggest fashion retailer.
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Germany’s Merkel, Chinese vice premier open world’s largest computer fair

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai open the annual international computer fair CeBIT in Hannover, the largest high-tech trade expo in the world, where China is this year’s partner country.

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Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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EZ’s Friday the 13th – lucky for some?

(Reuters Business Report) – Frankfurt’s Dax – on its longest streak of weekly gains since 1998.

This, in fact, its ninth week.

Europe is the feelgood factor.
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Apple announces exclusive HBO platform, lowers price of Apple TV

Apple announces exclusive partnership to bring HBO to new users, lowers cost of its Apple TV.

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