PARIS, Aug 30- Left-leaning European national government leaders meeting in Paris agreed more needed to be done to boost growth in the bloc but that EU rules limiting budget deficits should not be overhauled, German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said.» Read More
In France, the response to the government’s plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 has sparked nearly a week of national strikes and protests. Click for photos.
The European Commission is preparing for a smoking ban across the European Union, with legislation introduced as early as next year, according to several media reports Tuesday.
Ireland has opened the door to a renegotiation with senior bondholders of its two nationalized banks despite previously opposing any such move. The FT reports.
A small rise in inflation may trigger a correction for the bond market, as too many investors have piled in, Roman Scott, managing director at Calamander Capital, told CNBC Monday.
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Europe faces an important challenge in creating greater awareness of the importance of a stable currency, but to achieve that goal, its citizens will need to grow more attached to the euro, Otmar Issing, former European Central Bank chief economist, told CNBC.
German car maker BMW said Friday it will recall 198,000 cars in the US because of potential problems with the brakes while press reports put the total number of vehicles recalled across the world at 345,000.
The parliament pushed through legislation that in effect grants a tax amnesty to millions of citizens, in a move at odds with organizations overseeing the country’s bailout, the FT reports.
Looking to rev up slumping sales in the beleaguered golf industry, Callaway announced today a strategic partnership with automaker Lamborghini in the quest to find the strongest, lightest and most durable materials.
If a global double dip happens, the downside on corporate junk is much more daunting than it is for sovereign debt.
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New EU banking regulation must focus on institutions’ individual business models, rather than simply their size, Jacques de Larosière, co-president of think tank Eurofi told CNBC.
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The international community has postponed bank stress tests for Greece to give the country breathing space as Athens prepares to test the success of its European roadshow last week by raising more money in the capital markets.
Governments that bolstered their countries’ ailing institutions impacted by the financial crisis need to step back and give the private sector a chance to innovate and rebuild, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC Tuesday.
The one thing they won’t tell me, or more accurately can't tell me is the one thing I came to Dublin to find out: just how big is the Irish banking black hole?
It is a big week for Ireland following news that the European Commission wants Anglo Irish, the nationalized lender, wound down and with conflicting reports regarding the bank's future emerging.
How much longer will Germany want or need to be a member of the euro zone is a question that's been increasingly asked since the start of this financial crisis.
Congress and the White House may throw a curveball and roll out a tax cut ahead of the midterm elections rather than boost stimulus spending, Harvard's Niall Ferguson told CNBC.
A stronger yen is good news for German machinery and auto companies whose main competitors often are based in Japan. The New York Times reports.