The Greek government is asking its creditors to avoid excuses and proceed with talks on much-needed debt relief.
European leaders have ruled out introducing new sanctions against Russia for its role in the Syrian conflict.
The Belgian region of Wallonia rejected new amendments to a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement on Thursday.
Though immensely disruptive today, the resulting institutional strengthening could be a major long-term benefit for Brazil.
Markets aren’t getting more comfortable with a "hard Brexit" scenario, but are rather waiting for fresh news, says Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC.
CNBC’s Nancy Hungerford takes a look at some of the key topics at the EU summit in Brussels, including Russia and Brexit.
From the EU summit, EU Parliament President, Martin Schulz, tells CNBC he believes Russia seems to be open to constructive dialogue.
Is Greece’s government doing enough to implement structural reforms? The country’s Minister of State, Nikos Pappas, weighs in.
European leaders were clear that they would not allow Britain to "cherry pick" the profitable parts of their union.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand Chief Veerathai Santiprabhob speaks about Thailand's economy in 2017 at a seminar hosted by newspaper Krungthep Turakij- 0230 GMT. MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 ISLAMABAD- IMF chief Christine Lagarde is keynote speaker at "Emerging markets in the world economy" conference co-sponsored by Pakistan State Bank- 1000 GMT.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 SAN FRANCISCO- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Federal Home Loan Bank 2016 Member Conference- 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases its quarterly Survey of Professional Forecasters, a key guide on long-term inflation expectations- 0800 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...
NEW YORK, Oct 20- The euro fell to a four-month low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday and the greenback rose to its highest in seven months against a basket of major currencies after the European Central Bank President left the door open to more monetary stimulus. The ECB left its ultra-loose monetary policy unchanged but President Mario Draghi kept a wide range...
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 20- Gold eased slightly on Thursday after three days of gains as the U.S. dollar rose and the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged, maintaining the parameters of its 1.74 trillion euro asset buying scheme. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,266.4 an ounce $1,273.82. Gold saw good buying at the time of the ECB release, Mitsubishi...
NEW YORK, Oct 20- The euro fell to a four-month low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday and the greenback rose to its highest in seven months against a basket of major currencies after the European Central Bank President left the door open to more monetary stimulus. The ECB left its ultra-loose monetary policy unchanged but president Mario Draghi kept a wide range...
NEW YORK, Oct 20- The euro fell to a four-month low against the U.S. dollar and the greenback rose to its highest in seven months against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after the European Central Bank President left the door open to more monetary stimulus at its policy meeting. The European Central Bank left its ultra-loose monetary policy unchanged but...
The government said Thursday it will re-open some public services in rural areas that were shut to save money after Portugal came close to bankruptcy in 2011 and needed a 78 billion-euro international bailout. Though it is one of the European Union's smaller economies, Portugal has earned the attention of international investors because it uses the shared...
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, discusses the effect of monetary policy on inequality, as well as Portugal's economic situation.
The prime minister has arrived at her first EU summit with a "very clear message"
Barnaby Martin, head of European credit strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies, discuss upcoming Brexit negotiations.
Observers already looking beyond today's meeting to a greater likelihood of changes being declared at its final get-together for the year.
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