CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the euro zone confidence rising to a fresh 4-year high.» Read More
*Greece deal shows "pick and mix" approach to bank rescues. LONDON, Aug 26- European Union rules to shield taxpayers from having to rescue ailing banks should be applied flexibly because of broader economic imperatives highlighted by the latest Greek rescue package, analysts and lawyers say. Euro zone finance ministers this month agreed an 86 billion euro third...
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Germany bouncing out of bad territory.
BRUSSELS, Aug 25- European Union antitrust authorities are investigating possible anti-competitive practices in precious metals trading as they joined other regulators in a crackdown on possible rigging of the markets. The EEA refers to the 28- country European Union, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. "In April 2015, the European Commission issued a...
With no fresh economic data to justify the slide, Monday's selloff reeks of automatic trading points being triggered, says UBS's investment chief.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the Germany DAX entering correction territory.
The Fed can't save this market. Here's the only thing that can, says trader Brian Kelly.
Greek PM Tsipras has called for early elections. That may be good for Tsipras, but here's why it's bad for Greece, says Nicholas Economides.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Citi warning of a postponement of Greek debt relief talks.
VIENNA, Aug 21- A senior European Union official said on Friday that a snap election called by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras within hours of new EU bailout cash arriving in Athens would have no effect on the financial aid package. When asked whether the election would change the numbers of the bailout deal, Thomas Wieser, the head of the Euro Working Group...
France's National Front has ousted its founder Jean-Marie Le Pen in an effort to shed its extremist image and increase its chances of taking power. The FT reports.
The EU urged Greece to stick to its reforms after the PM called a snap election within hours of bailout cash arriving in Athens.
Paolo Mauro, senior fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), says the resignation of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won't spur political uncertainty in the cash-strapped country.
LONDON, Aug 20- Banks would in future need to declare publicly that their pooled debt is of top quality in order to benefit from lower capital charges, according to a draft European Union law seen by Reuters that is raising concerns from some investors. Banks selling securitised debt would have to notify the bloc's European Securities and Markets Authority that...
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a pending announcement from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras about a proposed September 20th election.
BRUSSELS, Aug 20- The European Union will support a U.N. deal to cap global warming only if the agreement is legally binding and includes regular reviews to ensure words translate into deeds, Europe's climate boss said on Thursday. With just 10 days scheduled for formal negotiations before landmark talks begin in Paris on Nov. 30, preparations are painfully slow.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the German Parliament approving the Greek bailout.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the climb back from a 3 percent loss last week from China events.
NEW DELHI, Aug 17- India and the European Union are taking steps to end a trade row sparked by an EU ban on Indian pharmaceutical products that New Delhi responded to by canceling talks on a free trade accord with its largest trading partner, officials said. The E.U. Trade Commission says it did not get the letter from Modi's office on the ban, which is linked to flaws in...
BRUSSELS, Aug 14- General Electric is expected to secure approval from European Union antitrust regulators for its proposed 12.4 billion euro deal to buy French peer Alstom's power business, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The green light from the European Commission will come 14 years after it rejected General Electric's attempt at a $42...