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  • LONDON, April 17- European Union plans to help markets raise more funds for the economy play to London's strengths as a global trading centre, the bloc's financial services chief Jonathan Hill told leading bankers and dealers on Friday. In his first speech to London's financial community since his appointment to the European Commission last November, the...

  • Are markets being complacent about Greece?   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 12:10 AM ET
    Are markets being complacent about Greece?

    Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, discusses the risk of "Grexit" ahead of the country's meeting with the eurogroup of finance ministers on April 24.

  • Deal or no deal: Greek drama drags on   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 9:14 PM ET
    Deal or no deal: Greek drama drags on

    As the talks between Greece and its lenders drag on, the debt-stricken nation is being "painted more and more into a corner," says Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management.

  • S&P on Greece: ‘It’s a race against the clock’ Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Protesters take part in an anti-austerity pro-government demonstration in Athens.

    One day after a credit rating downgrade by S&P, a leading figure at the agency has detailed his concerns about the lack of progress between Greece and its creditors.

  • LONDON, April 16- European Union regulators will focus this year on whether banks are complying with the bloc's new cap on bonuses, and doing enough to withstand cyber attacks and prevent misconduct. Several banks have topped up pay with "allowances" to help soften the cap's impact, a step the European Banking Authority has said breaks EU law in many cases.

  • European markets close: Greek bonds plunge   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    European markets close: Greek bonds plunge

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including IMF Lagarde's saying a payment delay for Greece is not recommendable.

  • Google denies anti-competitive behavior   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    Google denies anti-competitive behavior

    CNBC's Sara Eisen talks with Margrethe Vestager, European Union antitrust commissioner about what happens next beyond charges against Google.

  • EU antitrust vs. Google   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 9:16 AM ET
    EU antitrust vs. Google

    CNBC's Sara Eisen talks with Margrethe Vestager, European Union antitrust commissioner about antitrust complaints against Google.

  • MUMBAI, April 15- India may go to the World Trade Organisation if the European Union does not reconsider a decision to suspend the sale of about 700 generic drugs that were approved based on clinical trials by GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd, the firm's CEO said. The European Medicines Agency suspension became effective in January, a month after France, Germany, Belgium...

  • Will April 24 yield breakthrough on Greece?   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:47 PM ET
    Will April 24 yield breakthrough on Greece?

    Jason Ambrose, founder & CEO of Vanda Research, explains his expectations for Greece to strike a deal with its European lenders by the deadline later this month.

  • NEW YORK, April 15- The European Union launched an antitrust probe on Wednesday into Google Inc's Android system, and if recent history is any indicator, the shares of the Internet services company might have trouble until the issue is resolved. Intel Corp fell about 35 percent during an EU investigation between July 2007 and May 2009. The EU initiated three...

  • NEW YORK, April 15- The European Union on Wednesday launched an antitrust probe into Google Inc's Android system, and if recent history is any indicator, shares of the Internet giant may have trouble moving forward until the issue is resolved. Intel Corp fell about 35 percent between July 2007 and May 2009, during an EU investigation. The EU initiated three...

  • ECB: Confetti protester claimed to be journalist   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:31 AM ET
    ECB: Confetti protester claimed to be journalist

    The ECB says the woman who dumped confetti on Mario Draghi during a news conference registered as a journalist, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.

  • European markets close: Draghi speaks   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    European markets close: Draghi speaks

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the European Central Bank meeting, where Draghi denied a bubble in the European sovereign debt market.

  • OSLO, April 15- Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union fell 2.6 percent last year, beating goals set for 2015 as part of efforts to slow climate change, the European Environment Agency said on Wednesday. The most carbon-efficient cars were bought in the Netherlands, Greece and Portugal with the least efficient in Estonia, Latvia...

  • At a glance: What the EU says Google is doing wrong Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 9:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The European Union slapped Google Inc. with antitrust charges Wednesday, saying it is abusing its dominance in Web search to promote its own products. —The EU says Google is unfairly favoring its own comparison-shopping service in general search results. —The EU says part of the reason for competing sites' low rankings is that Google applied different...

  • China headed for even slower growth?   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:06 AM ET
    China headed for even slower growth?

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's slowest GDP growth in 6 years.

  • MUMBAI, April 15- India may go to the World Trade Organization if the European Union does not reconsider its decision to suspend the sale of about 700 generic drugs that were approved based on clinical trials by GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd, the firm's CEO said. The European Medicines Agency suspension became effective in January, a month after France, Germany, Belgium...

  • Google to face antitrust charges in Europe   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 11:31 PM ET
    Google to face antitrust charges in Europe

    James Dix, media analyst at Wedbush Securities, discusses news that Europe's antitrust regulator will be filing anti-trust charges against Google soon.

  • *EU to accuse Google of abusing position- FT and Dow Jones. BRUSSELS, April 14- The European Union will accuse Google on Wednesday of abusing its dominant position in Internet searches in Europe, a step that could see the Internet giant fined up to $6.6 billion, the Financial Times and Dow Jones reported on Tuesday. The EU's Competition Commissioner Margrethe...