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  • European Stocks Fall for Third Day on Banking Woes Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 1:14 PM ET

    European shares declined for a third straight session on Monday, with banks again topping the losers' list as Citigroup's warning of loan losses sparked fresh worries over the impact of credit market woes.

  • Banks Will Take Longer to Clear Subprime Debris Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    Global banks are going to take far longer than previously imagined to clear away debris left by a receding tide of U.S. subprime mortgages which has played havoc with balance sheets, a top investment banker said on Monday.

  • Euro Zone Factory Growth Slows Down Sharply Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 6:10 AM ET

    Euro zone factory growth sank to its slowest pace in over two years in October, led by a sharp slowdown in Germany and a contraction in Spain, final figures from a key monthly survey showed on Friday.

  • European Bank Stocks Dive on Subprime Fears Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    European bank stocks took a dive on Thursday as fear spread among investors that the U.S. subprime crisis will take another huge chunk out of profits in the fourth quarter.

  • MAN Reports Profit Jump, Raises Outlook Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 11:49 AM ET

    Truck maker MAN said Wednesday that its third-quarter profit rose 32 percent on a gain in orders for its trucks and improving sales, and raised its outlook for the rest of the year.

  • BASF Raises Outlook after Rising Quarterly Profits Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 6:47 AM ET

    BASF raised its full-year profit forecast after third-quarter operating profit came in as expected thanks to acquisitions, higher demand and prices for its chemicals and agrochemicals products.

  • European Stocks Close Firmly Higher on Fed-Cut Hopes Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 12:39 PM ET

    Major European markets ended in positive territory Monday, as anticipation of lower U.S. interest rates helped sentiment.

  • Consumers in Germany had their confidence dented by fears of inflation taking root in Europe's biggest economy and the rising euro, a survey released Friday found, casting more concern about Germany's economic rebound.

  • EU's McCreevy Says Northern Rock Made Worse by UK Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 1:11 AM ET

    Britain only has itself to blame for how problems at Northern Rock turned into the first run on a UK bank in 140 years, the European Union's top financial regulator, Charlie McCreevy, is expected to say later Friday.

  • German Ifo Slips, Points to Economy Slowdown Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 4:22 AM ET

    German business sentiment deteriorated in October as expected, pointing to a slowdown in Europe's largest economy, a closely watched survey showed on Thursday.

  • Cancer Drug Erbitux Helps German Merck's Results Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 5:42 AM ET

    German pharmaceutical and chemical company Merck KGaA said Wednesday that its third-quarter profit fell 75 percent because of costs related to its purchase of Swiss biotech firm Serono.

  • Euro Zone Manufacturing Slows, Services Bounce Back Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 4:40 AM ET

    Euro zone services growth bounced back much more than expected this month after hitting a two-year low in September, but the manufacturing expansion waned further, a key survey showed on Wednesday.

  • EADS Executives Defend Themselves at Board Meeting Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 9:17 AM ET

    The head of French media group Lagardere survived a challenge to his seat on a new board at Airbus parent EADS on Monday despite calls from minority shareholders that he should step down.

  • Commerzbank Shares Fall on Warning Report Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 8:01 AM ET

    Commerzbank's shares slid on Monday after its chief executive acknowledged that the bank's losses from investments linked to risky subprime mortgages would be higher than expected.

  • Macquarie Raises Offer for Techem to $2 Billion Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 7:41 AM ET

    Australian bank Macquarie has raised its cash offer for German metering company Techem to 1.43 billion euros ($2 billion), 5.4 percent more than its previous bid.

  • EU Leaders Strike Final Deal on Reform Treaty Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 11:02 PM ET

    European Union leaders clinched final agreement on Friday on a treaty to reform the 27-nation bloc's institutions, replacing a defunct constitution and ending a two-year crisis of confidence in Europe's future.

  • Volkswagen Has Record September Sales, Up 6.5% Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 6:19 AM ET

    Volkswagen's group sales rose 6.5 percent last month to 545,500 vehicles, its best September ever, as brisk foreign sales offset a slump at home in Germany, Europe's biggest carmaker said on Thursday.

  • SAP Confident About 2007 After Robust Third Quarter Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 3:28 AM ET

    SAP said it should reach the top of its full-year sales guidance range after a solid third quarter in which it met market expectations, and forecast demand for its software would stay strong into 2008.

  • BOE Tilts Slightly Toward Rate Cut Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 9:21 AM ET

    One Bank of England policymaker wanted to cut borrowing costs this month, but was outgunnned by the other eight who argued new forecasts in November would  provide a better steer on how the economy was faring.

  • Euro Zone Economy Will Slow: IMF Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 9:16 AM ET

    Euro zone economic growth will slow this year and next as fallout from the summer's financial market turmoil hits housing and a stronger euro crimps exports, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.