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20Oct/15

Deutsche’s $6bln ‘fat finger’ episode

(BVO) – It was the right client but the wrong amount.

Known as a ‘fat finger’ episode, a junior trader at Deutsche Bank wired $6 billion to a US hedge fund, according to the UK’s FT newspaper.
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01Jul/15

UK stock markets calm despite Greek default

UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.

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15Apr/15

Protester disrupts Draghi news conference

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(BVO , NVO) – European Central Bank president Mario Draghi got the surprise of his life on Wednesday, when a woman in a black T-shirt jumped on his desk shouting ‘End the ECB dictatorship’. She also threw confetti over his head.

The news conference in Frankfurt was briefly adjourned as the woman was carried from the room.

13Mar/15

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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