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  • BERLIN— Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister said Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations. Both Washington and Brussels have pushed for a deal by the end of the year, despite strong misgivings among some EU member states over the...

  • BERLIN— Germany's economy minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed.

  • PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on "The Role of the Fed and its Board of Directors," hosted by the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation- 1200 GMT. BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participates in panel before the "Business Cycles, Financial Markets and Monetary...

  • WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly...

  • European in the green

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the Euro lower after Fed chair Janet Yellen's Fed speak at Jackson Hole, the world's biggest pension fund blaming Brexit for its loss and more.

  • BUDAPEST, Aug 26- The zloty and Polish stocks briefly touched 4- week lows on Friday after Moody's issued a warning over Warsaw's tension with the European Commission, preparing investors for a possible rating downgrade. Central European assets were mixed ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later on Friday, in which she may flag upcoming...

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Big financial groups in London are losing faith in a quick fix to get access to the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc and are instead drawing up contingency plans to avoid becoming hostage to Brussels politics. In the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the EU, legal experts said banks, insurers and asset managers in London using...

  • BERLIN, Aug 26- Germany's domestic economy is set fair for further growth, with robust household and government spending propelling a self-reinforcing cycle of activity, though Britain's Brexit vote has unnerved German companies trading abroad. Data and surveys released this week showed domestic demand cementing its role as the main driver of Europe's...

  • WARSAW, Poland— Hungary's prime minister urged the European Union on Friday to make security a priority and build an army of its own. Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke in Warsaw before heading into talks on EU's future with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leaders of three other central European nations. Merkel's meeting in Warsaw with the leaders of Poland,...

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Aug 26- The zloty and Polish stocks touched 4- week lows on Friday after Moody's issued a warning over Warsaw's tension with the European Commission, preparing investors for a possible rating downgrade. Regional stock indices mostly dropped, led by half percent loss in Budapest. Oil industry stocks fell, with Slovenia's Petrol shedding 0.4...

  • BERLIN— Volkswagen's employee council chief is suggesting that the automaker consider taking stakes in suppliers after a dispute disrupted production in Germany. Volkswagen on Tuesday ended the dispute with two suppliers who stopped delivering parts, briefly affecting nearly 28,000 workers at six plants. Employee council chief Bernd Osterloh, who sits...

  • News publishers will be given the right to levy fees on internet platforms if they show snippets of the publishers' stories, the FT reports.

  • *Wall Street recovers after lower open. NEW YORK, Aug 25- Slumping healthcare stocks pulled European markets lower on Thursday after White House candidate Hillary Clinton demanded price cuts on a successful drug, while many investors awaited headlines from a big gathering of central bankers. London's FTSE closed 0.28 percent lower.

  • U.K.'s ITV withdraws bid to buy 'Peppa Pig' owner

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including European stocks falling on weaker German business sentiment, and U.K.'s ITV withdrawing a bid to buy 'Peppa Pig' owner.

  • *GfK Verein board member named as new GfK chairman. FRANKFURT, Aug 25- German market research firm GfK named an executive from its main shareholder as its chairman on Thursday, on the same day a magazine reported the shareholder was considering a sale or merger for GfK. GfK itself, which is worth around 1 billion euros on the stock market, declined to comment, as did IMS...

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Facebook, Twitter and YouTube should hire more people to monitor hate speech and material inciting violence as well as putting staff in police operation centres to remove offending posts faster, British lawmakers said. "Huge corporations like Google, Facebook and Twitter, with their billion dollar incomes, are consciously failing to tackle this...

  • Global crude oil benchmark Brent was down 10 cents at $48.95 a barrel by 1230 GMT, having closed down 1.8 percent on Wednesday. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum, which groups producers and consumers, in Algeria on Sept. 26-28. But hopes of a deal have been dampened by...

  • *Wall Street to open lower, durable goods, jobless data ahead. Japanese and Chinese stocks had suffered modest drops in Asia and the pace picked up in Europe as London's FTSE sank 0.4 percent and Frankfurt and Paris lost as much as 1.2 percent in a region-wide slide. Stubbornly low oil prices and warnings about steel demand kept the pressure on miners in Europe,...

  • Global crude oil benchmark Brent was down 15 cents at $48.90 a barrel by 1043 GMT, having closed down 1.8 percent on Wednesday. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum, which groups producers and consumers, in Algeria on Sept. 26-28. But hopes of a deal have been dampened by...

  • *China property stocks down 2 pct; selling pressure in financials. Japanese and Chinese stocks had suffered modest drops in Asia and the pace picked up in Europe as London's FTSE sank 0.8 percent and Frankfurt and Paris lost 1.2 percent. "The recapitalisation of CGD is likely to have implications for Portugal's budget, but all in all it is positive," said DZ Bank...