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Business activity in the euro zone boosted by new orders, increasing backlogs of work and employment returning to growth, new data shows.
Barclays reported a 5 percent fall in adjusted pre-tax profit to £1.7 billion ($2.9 billion), as the fixed-income division of its investment bank slowed dramatically.
Swiss lender UBS posted better-than-expected first-quarter profit as CEO Sergio Ermotti pledged to pay a special dividend to investors.
European shares closed lower on Monday as violence escalated in Ukraine.
France is under renewed pressure to cut its budget deficit, after the European Commission forecast it would miss its 2015 reduction target.
Investors and policymakers worldwide are braced for a shake-up of global markets, due to heightening tensions and sanctions in Ukraine and Russia.
France continues to blame the rest of the world for its woes, Pascal Lamy, the French former head of the World Trade Organisation, told CNBC.
The founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, rejected the idea of a stock market listing, saying people knew enough about the company's dealings.
French members of Parliament are being encouraged to go on work placements in an effort to boost their understanding of the business world.
The risk of deflation in the euro zone is low, the European Union's executive arm said, despite warning that inflation is expected to slow this year.
First-time buyers in the U.K. are increasingly dependent on support from their parents, according to a new report.
Two migrants drowned and about 30 were missing after their boats capsized off the eastern Greek island of Samos early on Monday.
U.S. authorities are ratcheting up pressure on Credit Suisse to plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans hide untaxed money.
A top IMF official has warned that the rally in euro zone bond markets risks ending in disappointment.
Britain's opposition Labour party has called for an inquiry into a potential takeover of British firm AstraZeneca by U.S. drugmaker Pfizer.
Germany's foreign minister has called for a second international conference at Geneva, after pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa on Sunday.
Greece is expected to ask its fellow euro zone countries for debt reduction at Monday's meeting of the region's finance ministers.
US secretary of state John Kerry has threatened Russia with further sanctions unless the country stopped backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. The FT reports.
Employees at Pfizer Inc's U.S. research centers may want to dust off their resumes if the company's proposed acquisition of Britain's AstraZeneca comes to fruition.
European military observers held captive in Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine were released on Saturday, the town's pro-Russian separatist leader said, characterising the move as voluntary and made to coincide with his birthday.