French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday to discuss France's reform agenda. CNBC imagines what the menu could have looked like.» Read More
*Raiffeisen Bank tumbles after warning on Ukraine, Hungary. Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International, down 10 percent, led the declines on the FTSEurofirst 300 index. The bank said it might lose as much as 500 million euros this year because of problems in Ukraine and Hungary.
*Raiffeisen Bank tumbles after warning on Ukraine, Hungary. Shares in Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International, down 8.8 percent, were the biggest faller in the FTSEurofirst 300 index, after the lender said it could lose as much as 500 million euros this year because of problems in Ukraine and Hungary.
UNITED NATIONS— In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe's climate is changing faster than efforts to address it. "Nobody gets a pass," he declared.
LONDON, Sept 23- More downbeat data from Europe left shares on course for a third day of losses on Tuesday, though commodities got a break from recent selling after a reading on China's massive factory sector outpaced the market's bleak expectations.
PARIS— Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France's National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an eight-day standoff. Air France says the walkout is costing up to 20 million euros a day.
CHICAGO, Sept 22- U.S. corn and soy futures fell to four-year lows on Monday, pressured by favorable weather for record harvests in the United States and a rising dollar that made the supplies less competitive in global markets.
NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.
PARIS— French fashion houses launch nine days of ready-to-wear shows for the spring-summer 2015 season— including Jean-Paul Gaultier's last pret-a-porter show.
MILAN/ LUANDA, Sept 22- Angola's liquefied natural gas plant faces major reconstruction to fix design flaws and corrosion of nearly-new equipment, threatening to extend a lengthy closure and pushing unofficial estimates of the project's cost to at least $12 billion.
BERLIN, Sept 22- France's Manuel Valls used his first visit to Berlin as prime minister on Monday to try to convince Germany his government is serious about making its economy more competitive, declaring that France "is not the sick child of Europe."
PARIS— Air France pilots are rejecting the company's offer to delay the expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, after a seven-day strike that the airline says is costing it up to 20 million euros a day.
Manuel Valls spoke after a meeting in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at which France's efforts to improve its competitiveness were the focus of discussions.
BERLIN, Sept 22- Germany's Angela Merkel said on Monday after meeting French premier Manuel Valls that she was impressed by the number of reforms Paris had launched, but deferred to Brussels on the halting French efforts to reduce its public deficit.
JAKARTA, Indonesia— Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark. From India to Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines, overcrowded cities have become studies in extremes of deprivation and wealth.
In a world riven by differences, there's still plenty of common ground when it comes to public attitudes about major institutions.
The Corporate Perception Indicator is a survey of the population and biz execs from 25 markets, conducted for CNBC and Burson-Marsteller.
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
OSLO, Sept 21- World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
BERLIN— German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday. MH17 was shot down July 17 over territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, with 298 people killed.
BERLIN/ PARIS, Sept 21- Germany and France will try to reconcile divergent visions of how to fix Europe's economy on Monday when Manuel Valls makes his first visit to Berlin as French prime minister and holds talks with Angela Merkel.