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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 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.
Gaz de France reported a 6.5 percent fall in nine-month revenues at 18.130 billion euros ($26.13 billion), as almost neutral weather conditions in the third quarter helped make up for an unusually mild winter.
Major European markets ended in positive territory Monday, as anticipation of lower U.S. interest rates helped sentiment.
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.
France is considering banning the use of the sole genetically modified crop grown in the European Union, a maize produced by U.S. biotech giant Monsanto, Agriculture Minister Michel Barnier said on Wednesday.
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.
The chief executive of online gaming company Unibet Group has been arrested in the Netherlands on a French warrant, the company said Tuesday.
Electrical engineering group Schneider reported a forecast-beating 28.4 percent rise in third-quarter sales on Tuesday,helped by acquisitions, and predicted like-for-like sales growth of 13 percent in 2007.
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.
Train service started back up throughout much of France but many commuters in Paris biked, roller-bladed and even used children's scooters Friday as city transit workers kept up a second day of strikes against proposed economic reforms.
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.
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 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.
European aircraft maker Airbus delivered its first long-awaited A380 to Singapore Airlines Monday, finally giving parent EADS some good news to trumpet after two years of delays in delivering the world’s largest passenger aircraft and recent allegations of insider trading at the company.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury goods group, beat forecasts with an 8% rise in nine-month sales and confirmed its target of a "significant" increase in full-year results.
Better-than-expected earnings from mobile-phone company Sony Ericsson boosted telecommunications stocks in Europe and added to a firm close for the major indexes Monday.
A collapse in the US housing market is so far having a limited impact on Saint-Gobain's activity, the head of the world's biggest building materials group said, confirming the group's financial targets.
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet signaled the bank was still biased towards a rate hike, despite calls for action to curb the euro's rise against the dollar.
A sprinkling of deal news, sinking oil prices and a firmer dollar are in the background as stocks edge higher Tuesday. The big news for markets though will come in the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes, set for release at 2 p.m. ET. The minutes of the September 18 meeting and the August 16 call will be released. Traders are watching for hints of what made the Fed take the aggressive step to slash the Fed funds rate by a half point, greater than the 1/4 point widely expected.