CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on all the market moving events from Asia, as possible unwinding of monetary easing in the U.S. and weak economic figures from China send stocks in retreat.» Read More
John McCormick, author of Why Europe Matters, makes the case to CNBC about why the European Union is still relevant.
PARIS, June 19- A feeling in France that the European Union no longer works in its interest is fueling tensions between Paris and Brussels and adding pressure on President Francois Hollande to be more assertive in Europe.
Positive business activity data for the euro zone on Thursday will fail to stop a much larger fall over the long-term for the single currency.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe as talks of possible monetary easing from the central bank of China boosted investor confidence.
A Greek court on Monday ordered the state broadcaster back on air while it is restructured, allowing squabbling coalition leaders to move towards a compromise.
The United States and the European Union launched talks on Monday to create one of the world's most ambitious free-trade zones, as France again underscored its determination to protect its movies and culture.
Michael Czinkota, Former U.S. Deputy Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Rockwell Schnabel, Former U.S. Ambassador to the EU discuss opportunities in the EU-US trade talks.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 17- The United States and the European Union launched talks on Monday to create one of the world's most ambitious free-trade zones, as France again underscored its determination to protect its movies and culture.
EC President José Manuel Barroso hit back at French opposition to a proposed transatlantic trade agreement as “extremely reactionary”, in an interview with the International Herald Tribune on Monday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as European telecom stocks rise on a report Spain blocked an AT&T bid for Telefonica.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 17- The United States and the European Union launched negotiations for the world's most ambitious free-trade deal on Monday, promising thousands of new jobs and accelerated growth on both sides of the Atlantic.
BERNE, June 17- The European Union official in charge of tax policy tried to persuade Switzerland on Monday to agree to surrender more information about clients of its big banking industry as part of a drive to combat tax evasion. "Switzerland can gain from a stronger tax agreement with the EU with automatic exchange of information at its core.
BRUSSELS, June 17- European Union antitrust regulators will give unconditional approval to IntercontinentalExchange's $8.2 billion offer for NYSE Euronext, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks rise ahead of the Fed meeting later this week.
Italy's fragile coalition government announced a raft of measures to boost its economy this weekend, but the package was conspicuous for the absence of spending cuts.
PARIS, June 16- France's ruling Socialists on Sunday called for a weaker euro and changes to EU rules on budget deficits, accusing the center-right governments of Britain and Germany of creating economic hardship across the European Union.
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas came under renewed pressure to quit on Saturday over charges that a close aide abused her powers.
*Washington, Brussels want free trade deal by end of 2014. *France trying to shield French culture from Hollywood. LUXEMBOURG, June 14- France cleared the European Union to launch free-trade talks with the United States on Friday after fellow EU members accepted its demand to shield movies and online entertainment from the might of Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, following mixed economic reports from the U.S.
ZURICH, June 14- Switzerland should be ready to exchange bank information automatically with the European Union in return for access to financial markets, an expert panel said on Friday, a move that would lift the last vestige of its tradition of banking secrecy.