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  • Europe Shares Close Lower, Financials Drag Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 11:53 AM ET

    The major European indexes ended firmly in the red Monday, despite a positive start to the trading session, as financial, basic resources and auto-maker stocks fell sharply.

  • German Train Drivers Threaten Unlimited Strikes Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | 1:25 PM ET

    Germany faces the prospect of unlimited rail strikes this week that could inflict serious damage to Europe's largest economy and even hurt neighbouring countries.

  • Sodexho's 2007 Profit Disappoints, Shares Fall Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 5:57 AM ET

    French catering and services group Sodexho Alliance disappointed investors with 2007 profits that fell short of expectations, sending its shares down as much as 10 percent.

  • Strikes Hit France as Unions Fight Sarkozy Reforms Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 12:24 AM ET

    France faces travel chaos on Wednesday as transport unions broaden a nationwide strike against pension changes that President Nicolas Sarkozy has pledged as part of an ambitious plan to reform the economy.

  • European Shares End Mixed; Telecoms Up, Energy Falls Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 12:56 PM ET

    European stock indexes closed mixed on Tuesday as the impact of gains in telecoms inspired by a raised outlook from Vodafone, was countered by losses in the energy sector which tracked weaker oil prices.

  • European Asset-Backed Securities Issuance Slows Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 9:21 AM ET

    Origination of European securitisations will probably slow for the full year versus 2006, the first time this has happened since 2000, as credit market turmoil bites, the European Securitisation Forum said on Tuesday.

  • Banks Boost European Shares, Offset Fall in Oils Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 12:41 PM ET

    European shares ended flat on Monday after a three-day losing streak as a bounce-back in financial stocks, which have borne the brunt of the global liquidity crisis, offset a fall in energy shares.

  • UK Output Prices Rise to 12-Year High Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 5:26 AM ET

    Soaring food and petrol prices pushed British factory gate inflation to its highest level in nearly 12 years in October, denting expectations that interest rates are about to fall.

  • Credit Jitters, Weak Techs Weigh on Europe Stocks Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 1:15 PM ET

    European equities slid to their lowest close in seven weeks on Friday as investors continued to dump banking shares on persistent credit worries and as tech stocks tumbled on fears over the outlook for the sector.

  • ECB Is Ready to Fight Inflation: Policymakers Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 10:07 AM ET
    The Euro sculpture is seen in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, central Germany.

    1st pThe European Central Bank is ready to head off inflation risks, policymakers said on Friday, a day after leaving interest rates on hold for the fifth month in a row.

  • Europe Stocks End at 6-Week Closing Low; Miners Jump Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 12:52 PM ET

    European equities lost ground on Thursday, ending at their lowest close in six weeks as persistent credit fears continued to pull banking stocks lower.

  • ECB, BoE Leave Interest Rates Unchanged Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 9:11 AM ET

    The European Central Bank left rates unchanged as expected on Thursday, with analysts saying the doves in the governing council had the upper hand.  The Bank of England also left the rates on hold, with analysts expecting it to ease monetary policy early next year.

  • ECB May Intervene if Euro Rises to $1.50: Analysts Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 9:45 AM ET

    European Central Bank policymakers have been relaxed about the euro's steep rise against the  dollar -- in public at least -- but its move towards $1.50 is raising the prospect that it might intervene.

  • European Stocks Bounce Back from Losing Streak Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 1:10 PM ET

    European stocks rose slightly Tuesday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as investors embraced some upbeat earnings reports from the likes of Swiss Reinsurance and U.K. retailer Marks & Spencer.

  • European Stocks Fall for Third Day on Banking Woes Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 1:14 PM ET

    European shares declined for a third straight session on Monday, with banks again topping the losers' list as Citigroup's warning of loan losses sparked fresh worries over the impact of credit market woes.

  • Banks Will Take Longer to Clear Subprime Debris Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    Global banks are going to take far longer than previously imagined to clear away debris left by a receding tide of U.S. subprime mortgages which has played havoc with balance sheets, a top investment banker said on Monday.

  • EADS Expects Further Costs for A400M Delays Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 3:17 AM ET

    European aerospace and defence group EADS announced on Monday its estimate for charges related to the revised delivery schedule for its A400M plane.

  • Euro Zone Factory Growth Slows Down Sharply Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 6:10 AM ET

    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 Dive on Subprime Fears Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    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 Sales Slip after Mild Weather Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 4:16 AM ET

    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.