Month: January 2018

Deutsche Börse: Siemens, Covestro, Rocket Internet and Wirecard the most traded securities in the German benchmark indices DAX, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX in 2017

FRANKFURT, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse’s cash markets record second highest trading volumes since 2012 / Four Deutsche Börse Venture Network start-ups have been listed on the stock exchange so far The shares of Siemens, Covestro, Rocket Internet and Wirecard were the most traded securities in the German benchmark indices DAX, MDAX, SDAX

Glencore plc completes the sale of 51% interest in HG Storage International Limited (HGSI) to HNA Innovation Finance Group Co., Limited

Baar, Switzerland, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore plc (Glencore) is pleased to announce it has completed the sale of a 51% interest in HG Storage International Limited (HGSI) to HNA Innovation Finance Group Co., Limited (HNA), a transaction which was announced on 31 March 2017. HGSI is a new vehicle which has consolidated Glencore’s petroleum

Allianz Group and Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) complete the first stage in the creation of their joint venture and strategic partnership

Acquisition of 49 percent stake in LV=’s UK General Insurance businesses by Allianz Group is now completed Transaction creates third-largest personal insurer in the UK market Allianz to pay another 213 million pounds for a further 20.9 percent stake in LV= GI in 2019 Munich/London, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group and Liverpool

University of Cambridge: new technique for mapping the wiring of the brain could take us closer to being able to get an idea of intelligence from brain scans

A new and relatively simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain has shown a correlation between how well connected an individual’s brain regions are and their intelligence, say researchers at the University of Cambridge. CAMBRIDGE, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In recent years, there has been a concerted effort among scientists to map

Saab unveils fixed-panel configuration of its existing and delivered AESA radar family

Defence and security company Saab has introduced the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), a fixed-panel configuration of Saab’s existing and delivered active electrically scanned array, AESA, radar family. STOCKHOLM, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The radar is a derivative of Saab’s well-proven family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems. In addition to radar

Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) completed the planned sale of 49 percent stake in its UK General Insurance businesses to Allianz Group

Bournemouth, UK, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) announces that it has completed the planned sale of a 49 percent stake in its UK General Insurance businesses (LV=GI) to Allianz Group. Total consideration at this first stage of the transaction is £500 million. The second stage of the transaction will take