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Banks are sounding the alarm about a proposed global rule aimed at forcing them to fund themselves more safely, the FT reports.
Italy's Luxottica overhauled its top management structure on Monday after Chief Executive Andrea Guerra left due to rifts with Chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio.
This week is an important one for markets, with the ECB meeting on Thursday amid speculation over whether Mario Draghi will roll out further stimulus.
The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter.
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi appears to be implementing his own three-pronged plan to rescue the euro zone economy.
New laws to give police the power to seize the passports of suspected Islamist fighters.
Manufacturing output in the euro zone slipped in August, failing to meet market expectations, as economic and geopolitical uncertainties hit demand in the region.
Germany’s push for fiscal austerity is preventing the euro zone economy from growing, a leading professor told CNBC on Monday.
Barclays is selling its Spanish retail and corporate banking operations to Caixabank, as the British bank starts shrinking its European divisions.
Tesco has long been the risk averse investor's friend, but now a rise in revenue and expansion is looking less certain.
The crisis in Ukraine seems to be slipping closer to all-out war, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “statehood” for its disputed region.
Lofty valuations in stocks and geopolitical tensions have left some chief financial officers wary of a sharp fall in share prices.
Fund manager Neil Woodford has sold his fund's stake in HSBC, citing concerns over the potential impact of several industry-wide probes.
Swatch Group is happy to go it alone with a launch of watches with "smart" features to compete with wearable gadgets from the big tech companies.
A number of economic and geopolitical pressure points are hovering over stock markets right now. Which do you think poses the biggest risk?
President Putin called for immediate talks on Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow endorsed rebel calls for independence.
The ECB meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to recovery, inflation and the sluggish pace of reform.
Draghi said it would be "helpful for the overall stance of policy" if fiscal policy could play a greater role alongside the ECB's monetary policy.
The EU threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine, but the timing of any measures is uncertain.
Ukraine and Russia exchanged captured soldiers, Russian news agencies said.
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