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Gwladys Fouche

Europe orders urgent Airbus helicopter checks after Norway crash

11 Sep 2019

OSLO European regulators have ordered immediate checks on recently delivered versions of some Airbus helicopters after a crash in Arctic Norway last month killed five Norwegians and their Swedish pilot.

Airbus orders visual checks on some helicopter models after fatal Norway crash

11 Sep 2019

OSLO, Sept 11 Airbus has ordered checks on three types of helicopters following a fatal crash in Norway, Norwegian authorities said on Wednesday.

Norway's Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata pull plug on Asian telecom tie-up

06 Sep 2019

OSLO/KUALA LUMPUR Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata Group have ended talks to create a telecoms joint venture with nearly 300 million customers across South Asia and Southeast Asia in a blow to the Norwegian group's growth strategy and shares.

Politics as "marriage therapy"? Norway TV debates strike harmonious chord

04 Sep 2019

* Opinions in Norway, as elsewhere, have become more polarised

Nordea Asset Management suspends Brazilian government bond purchases due to Amazon fires

30 Aug 2019

OSLO The asset management arm of Nordea , one of the Nordics' biggest banks, said it is suspending purchases of Brazilian government bonds, the latest Nordic investor to take action in response to the outbreak of Amazon forest fires.

Norway wealth fund wants to better tap growth potential of unlisted firms

28 Aug 2019

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should have more freedom to invest in unlisted equities, its manager said on Wednesday, a proposal that could help the fund better capture the growth of U.S. tech firms.

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon

27 Aug 2019

OSLO Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the rainforest.

Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation

27 Aug 2019

OSLO, Aug 27 Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the Amazon.

Norway mulls alternatives to sluggish Europe for $1 trillion fund

21 Aug 2019

OSLO Norway's $1-trillion-plus (£824 billion) sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, may seek to shift the balance of its investments between Europe, the Americas and Asia, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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