Lego updates

Lego enjoyed dizzying growth in both sales and profits in the first half of this year as the Danish toymaker proved itself to be one of the winners of the Covid-19 pandemic.

It cemented its position as the world’s largest toymaker by increasing revenues in the first half by 43 per cent year on year to DKr23bn ($3.6bn) and net profit by 140 per cent to DKr6.3bn, both records.

Even though its revenues were only 50 per cent higher than the industry’s number

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© Reuters. A Ninja Van delivery van is pictured at their office in Singapore September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su/Files

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By Anshuman Daga

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Southeast Asian logistics provider Ninja Van is sufficiently capitalised after raising $578 million and it could be about 18 months before it taps public markets for an IPO, the head of the Singapore-based company said on Monday.

On Sunday, Ninja Van said it added Alibaba (NYSE:) Group as an investor in its late stage funding round. Existing investors such as European parcel delivery network GeoPost/DPDgroup, Monk’s Hill Ventures and

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Bank of Ireland updates

Bank of Ireland, one of the country’s three retail banks, is losing its chief financial officer after a pay cap introduced in the wake of the financial crisis prevented it from matching a salary offer from another company.

Myles O’Grady joined the bank in June 2019 and has been CFO since October that year. He is leaving next March to join an as yet undisclosed company outside the financial sector, the bank said in a statement.

Following Ireland’s 2008

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German election updates

Germans have started going to the polls in a historic election that will decide who succeeds Angela Merkel as chancellor of Europe’s biggest economy.

Polls published in recent days suggested that the result of Sunday’s contest would be too close to predict, with the centre-right CDU/CSU eating into the lead of the left-of-centre Social Democrats. A large proportion of voters remain undecided.

The SPD has been polling at about 25-26 per cent, ahead of the CDU/CSU at 22-25 per cent, the

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