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London tops Global Financial Centres Index

London has retained its crown as top of the GFCI 22 rankings, despite current political uncertainty, reports Natasha Turak.

UK commercial property investment up on 2016 in H1

A report by Savills shows UK commercial property sector in general good health but warns six sectors, including retail warehouses and regional offices, could feel pressure on yields. Louis Bearn reports.

Facebook announces $750m data centre in Ohio

Social media giant Facebook is building its 10th US data centre in New Albany, Ohio, at a cost of $750m, writes Karen E Thuermer.

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Will digitalisation be the end of FDI flows in manufacturing?

Digitalisation, best seen in Industry 4.0, will transform how things are manufactured around the world. This could disrupt current business models and shake up global FDI flows, writes Martin Kaspar.

European logistics FDI struggles to maintain 2016 resurgence

After a three-year decline, greenfield FDI into Europe's logistics, distribution and transportation sector rebounded strongly in 2016. However, so far in 2017, the upward trend does not look sustainable, as Cara Lyttle reports.

Sub-Saharan Africa real estate becoming more transparent

Transparency in the sub-Saharan real estate market has improved, which is helping to pull in international investment. Louis Bearn reports.

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Tech and textiles: a Farfetch story

Farfetch founder Jose Neves combined his tech experience with a love of fashion to create a global high-end e-commerce site. He tells Natasha Turak about his growth plans, following a partnership with Condé Nast.

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Servitisation: manufacturing's 'new' solution

'Servitisation' may sound like a newly created buzzword, but it has a long history in manufacturing circles. However, as Karen Thuermer reports, it is currently a hot topic given its holistic nature and the manner in which it enhances a company's competitiveness, offering an opportunity to better meet customer demands.

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Investing in infrastructure: if you build the right financial structures, will investors come?

The need for foreign investment in infrastructure is not going away; if anything, it keeps on growing. Public-private partnerships may well be the way forward but, as Natasha Turak finds out, governments need to up their game.

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Can Amazon deliver on its grand distribution plans?

E-commerce giant Amazon is constantly looking at new markets to enter and new ways in which to provide its deliveries faster. But, asks Erika Morphy, will its focus on the food market or its use of drones bring the company global success?

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