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Braga brings out the young guns to attract Accenture

A large population of under-30s was a major pull for Accenture when it chose Braga in Portugal for its latest tech services centre. Strong links with local universities and a receptive local investment agency were also key factors, as Courtney Fingar reports.

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Mahindra moves into India's industrial space

As India retains its allure as a manufacturing destination, real estate and infrastructure developer Mahindra Lifespace Developers is rolling out industrial clusters around the country to help maintain this momentum. Courtney Fingar reports.

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Mahindra head looks to play to Detroit's strengths

India’s Mahindra Group is investing in an automaking plant in Detroit to build utility vehicles from scratch, attracted by a combination of engineering talent, non-union labour and state incentives, as CEO Rick Haas tells Philippa Maister.

Bombardier wins surprise victory in US trade ruling

The US trade commission has reversed its decision that Canada's Bombardier had an unfair advantage over rival Boeing, in a move that surprised many. Philippa Maister reports.

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How the Odebrecht scandal has shaken Latin America

The corruption orchestrated by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht extended to 12 countries globally. Multi-million dollar bribes were paid, and as details begin emerging, local political and business elites in some countries are feeling the heat. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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Co-working trailblazer WeWork finds its happy place

Start-up WeWork’s aggressive global expansion has seen it open co-working offices in dozens of locations across the world. Its model of flexible, tailored space and 'communities' is fast catching on but are there risks? Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

CEOs optimistic about economic growth in PwC survey

PwC finds chief executives are far more upbeat about the world's prospects for growth in 2018 than they were in 2017, as Timothy Conley reports.

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Is the world ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?

European companies are preparing for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, but there are risks that their foreign partners are less aware of the new regulations’ global reach. Erika Morphy looks at the implications of non-compliance for all parties.

Mozambique closes $8bn offshore LNG deal

Mozambique may be one of the world’s more financially troubled economies, but that has not stopped it from closing one of the region’s most ambitious energy deals.

SoftBank to boost Uber’s FDI drive?

Japan’s SoftBank group has acquired a 17% stake in Uber, enabling the ride-hailing app to support its technological ambitions.

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