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  • BERLIN, Sept 23- Germany's Rocket Internet, a venture capital group that has launched dozens of online start-ups, priced its initial public stock offering in a range of 35.50 to 42.50 euros per share, valuing the company at some 6.2 billion euros.

  • BERLIN, Sept 23- German venture capital group Rocket Internet, which has launched dozens of online start-ups, priced its initial public offering on Tuesday in a range of 35.50- 42.50 euros per share, valuing the company at up to 6.2 billion euros.

  • World trade body cuts forecasts Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    BERLIN— The World Trade Organization has sharply reduced its forecast for global trade growth this year, pointing to uneven economic growth in countries including China and the U.S.

  • German-US reporter held in Somalia is freed Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:34 AM ET

    MOGADISHU, Somalia— A German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia more than two years ago was freed Tuesday, according to a Somali police official and a leader of the Somali pirates who had held him.

  • Greek PM: no 3rd bailout, will set out reform plan Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    BERLIN— Greece isn't seeking another financial rescue and will soon set out a new economic reform program to underpin the recovery, the country's prime minister said Tuesday as he visited key creditor Germany. Since 2010, Greece has relied on two bailout packages totaling 240 billion euros.

  • Goodgame Studios reveals revenue, coy on IPO plans Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    BERLIN— German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business amid reports it is planning a stock market floatation.

  • KIEV, Sept 23- The European Commission will propose that Russia and Ukraine sign an interim gas agreement in Berlin as a step towards resolving their long-standing row over gas prices, Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday.

  • Deutsche Bank co-CEO, 4 others face charges Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Germany— Prosecutors in Germany have charged Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen and four other former top officials with lying to judges in a protracted legal battle between the bank and the now-defunct Kirch media group.

  • TOBRUK/ LONDON, Sept 23- Food prices have risen in Libya as payments problems, fighting and a breakdown in authority disrupt the usual import routes as the country spins out of control three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

  • KIEV, Sept 23- The European Commission will suggest that Russia and Ukraine sign an interim gas agreement in Berlin later this week, a way to start resolving a standoff over gas prices, Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday.

  • Poll: German anti-euro party support at 10 percent Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:29 AM ET

    BERLIN— A poll shows support hitting 10 percent for a new German party, which combines an anti-euro stance with a wider appeal to protest voters, following state election successes.

  • Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:47 AM ET

    BERLIN— German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries' energy ministers this week. Though Merkel noted "small successes" in the overall effort to calm the crisis in Ukraine, she said a long-lasting solution remained far off.

  • 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.

  • Euro area gets new 10-euro bill Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:44 AM ET

    BERLIN— The 18 countries that use the euro currency have a new 10- euro note, which the European Central Bank says has enhanced security features that will make it harder to counterfeit.

  • *Frankfurt marketed itself to Chinese firms. FRANKFURT/ SHANGHAI, Sept 23- When Deutsche Boerse set off eight years ago to lure Chinese companies to Germany with fast listings and low fees, it dreamed of one day landing a giant like Alibaba.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    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.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.

  • Time to reform US tax code?     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    Former Treasury official James Carter, thinks high tax rates in the U.S. make our companies vulnerable to foreign takeover.

  • Germany firms buying American     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:28 PM ET

    A look at why there has been a surge in German deals of U.S. companies, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.