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  • Europe's New Banking Union: Why You Should Care Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    After a marathon meeting, EU finance ministers finally agreed to rules about what to do when a bank collapses.

  • Turkish Finance Minister: Protests a 'Hiccup' for Economy Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
    Protesters gather in Taksim Square.

    Protests in Turkey that have led to weeks of turmoil and exacerbated a sell-off in the lira and Turkish stocks have been described as a "hiccup".

  • France Likely to Miss Deficit Target, Auditors Warn Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    French national auditors warned the French government on Thursday that it was likely to miss revised budget targets this year, putting it on course to break a pledge it made to the European Commission.

  • EU Strikes Deal Over Long-Term Budget Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    Jose Manuel Barroso

    EU governments struck a deal with the head of the European Parliament to finalize the bloc's long-term budget, ending months of doubt over nearly 1 trillion euros ($1.3 trillion) in future funding.

  • Protests, Riots: Why You Should Brace for More Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 5:14 AM ET

    As Egypt braces for massive demonstrations on Sunday and unrest simmers in Brazil and Turkey, analysts warn that we could be in for another "season of discontent."

  • French Consumer Confidence at All-Time Low Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 3:57 AM ET

    Morale among French consumers is at an all-time low and they are more pessimistic than ever about their future living standards, data showed on Thursday.

  • Jobless Spanish Nurses Jump at Dutch Opportunities Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:48 AM ET

    Nurse recruiting firm Roca-BHR drew more than 800 applicants in Spain last year when it offered guaranteed jobs in the Netherlands caring for the elderly to those who were willing to take an intensive course in Dutch.

  • EU Strikes Deal on Who Will Pay for Bank Bailouts Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 11:27 PM ET

    Finance ministers from the EU reached a deal to set up rules about who would have to foot the bill for any future bank bailouts to avoid costs to tax payers.

  • Queen of England Makes Record Profit From Property Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:34 PM ET
    Queen Elizabeth II views stacks of gold as she visits the Bank of England with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on December 13, 2012 in London, England.

    Britain's Crown Estate on Thursday said it made record profit in the year to March, thanks to the strong performance of its central London properties.

  • Massive Protests to Test Egypt Again Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 6:44 PM ET

    Egypt is bracing for massive demonstrations on Sunday, in the most serious threat to the nation's tenuous stability since the ousting of its former president, over two years ago. Protesters will call for Mursi's removal.

  • Pain Ahead for Britons as New Cuts Unveiled Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    Britain's finance minister George Osborne unveiled his plans for another round of government spending cuts on Wednesday as he tried to keep his deficit reduction drive on track despite stiff opposition to his policies.

  • Italy's treasury denied on Wednesday its use of derivatives as a hedge on its huge debt pile posed any risk to public finances.

  • Glencore Founder and Fugitive Marc Rich Dead at 78 Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 5:29 AM ET
    Marc Rich, founder of Glencore.

    Marc Rich, the founder of Glencore and later fugitive who was controversially pardoned by President Bill Clinton on his last day in office has died in Switzerland.

  • Miner's Shares Surge After It Finds 100-Carat Diamond Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 5:07 AM ET
    A diamond cut from Gem Diamond's 'Lesotho Promise,' found at the Lesotho mine in 2006

    Mining company Gem Diamonds, announced on Wednesday it had found a 100 carat rough diamond, the third big diamond found by the company in just two months.

  • German Consumer Sentiment Highest in Almost 6 Years Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:12 AM ET
    Shoppers in Berlin

    Morale among German consumers rose to its highest level in almost six years heading into July thanks to a robust labor market and strong wage hikes, adding to signs that Europe's largest economy is slowly recovering.

  • EU Tries (Again) to Shield Taxpayers From Bank Failure Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:04 AM ET

    The European Union will make a fresh attempt on Wednesday to share out the costs of future bank failures, starting a regime to spare taxpayers further bailouts.

  • Italy Could Be Riskiest of EU Coalitions: JPMorgan Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:59 PM ET
    New Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta

    With fresh political crises hitting the fragile coalition governments in Italy, Greece and Portugal, JPMorgan warned on Tuesday that tensions could prove unmanageable in the long-term.

  • The Unseen Legacy of Europe's Crisis Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    Europe does not only suffer from unemployment but also underemployment with workers who are overqualified, interns who are unpaid and part-time employees who want full-time work, which could leave a permanent mark on a generation.

  • Draghi: Bond-Buying Program More Essential Than Ever Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:46 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    An "accommodative" monetary policy is still appropriate for the European Central Bank, ECB President Mario Draghi has said.

  • BoE's King: Markets Have Jumped Gun on Interest Rates Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:42 AM ET
    Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England

    Outgoing Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said that markets have "jumped the gun" about when central banks are likely to start raising interest rates.

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