Weekly News Quiz

Weekly News Quiz

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It’s been an incredibly busy week for business news, with literally hundreds of companies around the world reporting results – from Facebook to BP.

But how closely have you been following the News and Packs in the Finimize app? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge.

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Here are the answers to last week’s questions:

Q1: Mario Draghi oversaw his last policy meeting at the European Central Bank this week. Who is taking over from him as ECB president at the end of the month?A: Christine Lagarde

Q2: A report from management consultancy McKinsey flagged the danger of an economic downturn to which profession?A: Bankers

Q3: Why did the CEO of medical equipment maker Smith & Nephew quit this week?A: He wanted higher pay

Q4: Facebook's CEO appeared before Congress to take questions on the company's planned "cryptocurrency"-based payments system (among other things). What's the name of this payments system?A: Libra

Q5: SAP, Europe's largest tech company, announced a cloud computing partnership with which US firm?A: Microsoft

Q6: Big US banks criticised the Federal Reserve’s attempts to support which key market?A: The repo market

Q7: Ecommerce giant Amazon reported disappointing profit on Thursday. Which of these divisions reported lower-than-expected sales growth?A: The cloud computing division

Q8: Which maker of silicon chips announced disappointing results on Tuesday?A: Texas Instruments



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