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20 Must Visit Attractions in Slovakia

High Tatras Snow and Sunshine.  Taylor Geiger Add to Plan There’s way more than just 20 must visit attractions in Slovakia but if you only have time to cover the basics, here is a condensed bucket list of the most incredible places to check out. Tip: rent a car to see as many of these […]

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Disney to serve Impossible Foods burgers at parks, resorts

Walt Disney Co’s theme parks, resorts and cruise line will serve Impossible Foods’ plant-based meat burgers, the companies said on Tuesday, a new win for the vegan patty maker that is broadening its reach across fast-food chains. Several quick-service restaurants, including Burger King and McDonald’s, are partnering with Impossible Foods or rival Beyond Meat Inc […]

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Eight men in frame to run Norway wealth fund, including deputy CEO

Eight candidates have applied to head Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the country’s central bank said on Tuesday, as its board prepares to decide who should steer the global portfolio of assets worth $1.1 trillion through a time of transition. The bank’s all-male list of candidates identified seven applicants, including the fund’s deputy chief executive, 49-year-old […]

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JPMorgan raises clean energy spending goals, profit targets unchanged

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) largely maintained its key profit goals for the medium term on Tuesday, signaling steady but slower growth, and raised its financial commitment for clean-energy initiatives after years of pressure from environmental activists. The largest U.S. bank will target $200 billion in lending and other financial services for green and sustainable […]

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HSBC targets the globally mobile with $1.4 trillion wealth business

HSBC (HSBA.L) plans to invest heavily in its newly combined retail and private banking business as it targets internationally minded customers in markets such as China, the United States and Singapore, the unit’s Chief Executive Charlie Nunn said. Nunn, a former McKinsey consultant who joined HSBC (0005.HK) in 2011, was one of the biggest winners […]

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Japan’s ANA orders 15 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners worth $5 billion at list prices

Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc (9202.T) will buy 15 Boeing Co (BA.N) 787 Dreamliners worth $5 billion at list prices, it said, the first commercial order announcement for the U.S. planemaker this year as it wrestles with the grounding of the smaller 737 MAX. The deal, which sees Japan’s biggest carrier switch from Rolls-Royce (RR.L) engines […]

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Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga to step down, insider Miebach tapped

Mastercard’s chief executive officer of 10 years, Ajay Banga, will step down at the start of the next year, the company said on Tuesday, and be replaced by Chief Product Officer Michael Miebach. Banga, who took charge of the company just after the 2008-09 financial crisis, has seen the payment processor’s revenue triple during his […]

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American Airlines, Qatar Airways sign strategic partnership, codeshare deal

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) said Tuesday it has signed a strategic partnership deal with Qatar Airways and is reviving its codeshare agreement. The largest U.S. airline also said it is considering launching service from the United States to Doha. Starting in 2015, the largest U.S. carriers argued their Gulf rivals were being unfairly subsidized […]