The Christmas shopping season has proven to be a gift for Amazon. The online retailer doubled its profit in the last quarter of 2015 to 440 million euros. Even that's not enough for investors, who had expected even more.
Internet giants Google and Amazon have both posted results for the third quarter. Google parent Alphabet posted stronger than expected revenues. Expenses for Amazon rose and its forecast disappointed analysts.
"Living without globalization?" That was the topic of a meeting of leading economists and politicians in the run-up to the G20 summit. The jury is out on this question, as Manuela Kasper-Claridge found out in Hamburg.
While Chinese investors can't seem to satiate their hunger for domestic shares, the Germans are avoiding them like the plague. But there are plenty of exceptions, according to our columnist Zhang Danhong.
To protect itself from cyberattacks, Estonia is about to open a "data embassy" outside its borders. The country's critical infrastructure will be stored in Luxembourg, reports Isabelle de Pommereau from Tallinn.
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