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  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The CEO of Deutsche Bank reassured employees and markets that the company's finances were "rock-solid" as Europe's banks took another a beating in the stock market Tuesday. Competitor Credit Suisse last week announced a loss of 5.83 billion Swiss francs for last year, while four failing Italian banks needed to be bailed out in November.

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    CNBC takes a look back at some of the big stories from the week that was.

  • *Forecast for 2016 profit growth defies analyst expectations. *Sees significant income from Uptravi after January launch. ZURICH, Feb 9- Actelion, Europe's largest biotechnology company, forecast that its core earnings would grow in 2016, defying concerns about rising generic competition in its main pulmonary arterial hypertension drug business.

  • *$6 trillion of negative-yielding bonds globally. LONDON, Feb 9- With the historic fall in Japan's 10- year government bond yield below zero on Tuesday, the value of government bonds around the world registering negative yields is now above $6 trillion. Just two months ago, there were $3 trillion of bonds around the world with negative yields, and only 18 months ago...

  • BERLIN, Feb 9- German environmental lobby group DUH stepped up its campaign against auto industry pollution on Tuesday, accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' 500 X compact sport-utility vehicle of releasing excessive levels of toxic diesel emissions. DUH has already accused General Motors' Opel division, Renault and Daimler's Mercedes-Benz brand of...

  • BRUSSELS— Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle— and the European Union is considering creative solutions like using drones or space technology to catch fraudulent fishermen. EU Fisheries chief Karmenu Vella said Tuesday some stocks "are on the verge of depletion.

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    The Queen's grandson founded a charity to oversee her 90th birthday which then gave a contract to his own company, Buzzfeed reports.

  • *USDA supply/demand report due at 1700 GMT. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Feb 9- Chicago wheat edged higher on Tuesday, recovering from a one-month low as investors awaited monthly U.S. government grain forecasts, but Paris futures extended losses to new contract lows as export worries continued to weigh on European prices. But wheat remained under pressure from ample global...

  • LONDON/ MILAN, Feb 9- European shares turned lower in early afternoon on Tuesday to touch their lowest level in more than two years with worries about the impact on banks of sustained low interest rates keeping sentiment fragile. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300, which slumped 3.4 percent on Monday, was down 1.9 percent by 1251 GMT to 1,215.12 points, its lowest...

  • CNBC highlights the different warning signals from the region that have accentuated a wall of worry that has spread across the globe.

  • LONDON, Feb 9- Britain's financial watchdog has fined a former senior official at JPMorgan bank 793,000 pounds for failing to be "open and co-operative" over the $6.2 billion losses racked up in the "London Whale" trading scandal. Achilles Macris was head of JPMorgan's Chief Investment Office International in London, and manager of Bruno Iksil, the financial...

  • MILAN— Italian lender UniCredit says its earnings dropped in the fourth quarter, on a day its shares were being battered amid broad concerns over the country's banking system. UniCredit reported Tuesday a net profit of 153 million euros, down from 170 million euros a year earlier. UniCredit's stock was down 4.1 percent at 2.88 euros.

  • NEW YORK— The Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co. on Tuesday swung to a fourth-quarter loss on charges and tire sales fell, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.02 billion.

  • *UK household debt-to-GDP ratio back at 2002 levels. LONDON, Feb 9- The Bank of England will consider steps to safeguard financial stability if household debt grows faster than the rest of the economy, the bank policymaker in charge of financial stability said on Tuesday. "If credit began to grow faster than GDP, I would want to think very seriously about taking...

  • LONDON, Feb 9- A sell-off in southern European bonds slowed on Tuesday as a market gauge of euro zone inflation hit a record low, raising pressure on the European Central Bank to ease monetary policy further. In addition to battling low inflation, the ECB is trying to weather the impact of a slowdown in global growth and turbulence in markets that have this week...

  • LONDON— British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case. He had been accused of plotting with a jihadi in Syria either to target high-profile people such as former Prime Minister Tony Blair or planning a Mumbai-style mass attack using a rifle.

  • *Q4 adjusted operating profit 17.6 mln euros, down 31 pct. *Analysts in Reuters poll expected 24.5 mln euros. HELSINKI, Feb 9- Finnish mining technology company Outotec missed fourth-quarter earnings forecasts and warned that demand from miners would weaken further this year, sending its shares down 20 percent on Tuesday.

  • PARIS, Feb 9- French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it is talks to install a flood prevention system in the city of New Orleans that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.. Veolia innovation director Laurent Auguste said a study will be carried out jointly with Swiss insurer Swiss Re and that Veolia- which operates the main New Orleans waste...

  • LONDON, Feb 9- The yen rose on Tuesday to its highest against the dollar since November 2014, as a sell-off in global stocks and worries about Europe's banking sector underpinned demand for safe-haven currencies. Europe's banking index fell 1.3 percent and yields on southern European government bonds rose, keeping gains in the euro limited.

  • Vestas reported stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter operating profit and said it expected 2016 sales to rise to at least 9 billion euros.