LONDON, Sept 1- The European Union should conduct annual "coherence and consistency" checks on its financial rules from next year to avoid crimping the flow of funds to the economy, a European Parliament draft report says. The bloc's executive European Commission has already said it is willing to propose changes to rules made in haste. Germany, France and Britain...» Read More
Victor Anthony, managing director and senior Internet media analyst at Axiom Capital Management, discusses the alleged antitrust claims that Google faces in the European Union and India.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including European equities down almost 9 percent.
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.
BRUSSELS, Aug 27- Google, the world's most popular Internet search engine, rejected on Thursday European Union antitrust charges that it abused its market power, saying they lacked any economic or legal basis. "Economic data spanning more than a decade, an array of documents and statements from complainants all confirm that product search is robustly...
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including European oil majors and the Greek Prime Minister ruling out a coalition with main parties.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB chief economist raising concerns on inflation.
*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.