Thursday

27th Apr 2017

Ticker

EU finance tax to reap billions

An EU-wide tax on financial transactions covering 11 eurozone countries could raise up to €35 billion a year, reports AFP, citing an unnamed EU source. The figure is based on estimations made by European Commission experts preparing draft legislation on the tax.

EU telecom watchdog plan dead on arrival

The European Commission wants to upgrade the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications into an agency, but both the parliament and member states are against it.

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