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German court dismisses bankers’ appeal in tax evasion case   
July 28, 2021
Source: Seattle Times - Germany’s top court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by two British bankers over their conviction in a massive tax evasion case, confirming that the so-called cum-ex transactions they used were illegal.
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GE lifts full-year free cash flow target on recovery hopes   
July 27, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - General Electric Co GE.N lifted its free cash flow forecast for the year on Tuesday, as a recovery in the aviation market is expected to boost demand for the U.S. conglomerate's jet engines and spare parts.
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GRAINS-Soybeans and corn rise more than 1% on U.S. crop woes   
July 27, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - U.S. corn and soybean crop ratings drop unexpectedly. Chicago wheat futures extend losses. Updates prices, adds background. SINGAPORE/PARIS, July 27 (Reuters) - Chicago soybean an
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Futures dip ahead of Fed meeting, big tech earnings   
July 27, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday ahead of earnings reports from the most valuable companies on Wall Street and in the run-up to the two-day Federal Reserve meeting. More than one third of the S&P 500 is set to report...
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Centene reports second-quarter loss   
July 27, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - Centene Corp CNC.N reported a quarterly loss on Tuesday, hurt in part by normalized medical costs as U.S. vaccination efforts aided recovery in demand for elective medical care that Americans had postponed during the height of...
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How sustainable are "fast fashion" businesses'   
July 27, 2021
Source: Schroders - To address these challenges, we created a framework to help us assess how sustainable fashion companies are. We’ve picked a selection of environmental and supplier-focused metrics to focus on. For the environment,
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UNIFI's REPREVE® Receives First Higg MSI Scores   
July 27, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - The company’s flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores. The Higg MSI (version 3.2) is the most comprehensive tool for sustainability analysts, designers and product...
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Biden revives Trump's Africa business initiative; eyes future digital project   
July 27, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - The Biden administration on Tuesday will announce a new push to expand business ties between U.S. companies and Africa, with a focus on building needed digital, health and physical infrastructure on the continent,
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'Municipal election results prove people's faith in CM's governance says Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy   
July 27, 2021
Source: The Hans India - YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government performance paved the way for massive victory in the Eluru Municipal Corporation elections, says SajjalaYSRCP vote share increased, he says
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Repreve gets first Higg MSI scores   
July 27, 2021
Source: knitting Industry - Repreve, the recycled PET polyester (rPET) fibre made by Unifi, of Greensboro, North Carolina, is now even more transparent, having received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores.
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