CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including business activity nearing a 3-year high and euro zone debt hitting a record of 92.6% of GDP.» Read More
LONDON, April 23- European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as data showing China's economy was still stuttering offset some broadly reassuring European purchasing manager index numbers.
NEW YORK— Amsterdam wants to create an online game to get unemployed young people engaged in finding jobs across Europe. The cities are among 21 finalists vying for millions of euros in a new government-innovation contest devised by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, his foundation announced Wednesday.
LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes of April Monetary Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. HELSINKI- Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen and The Finns Party leader Timo Soini participate in a election debate- 1300 GMT.
MADRID, April 22- Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. But her employment does her, and Spain, few favours in the long term.
Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, will give a speech entitled "Eight Years of Crisis Management at the Federal Reserve and the Way Forward"- 1545 GMT. HALIFAX, Canada- Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will speak at a Halifax Chamber of Commerce lunch in Nova Scotia- 1545 GMT.
MADRID— A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said Sunday. Art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz, who is wanted for fraud in the United States, was arrested Friday at a luxury hotel in Seville.
BEIJING— Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States.
TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Japan Trust Banks Association- 0615 GMT. LJUBLJANA- Slovenia Finance Minister Uros Cufer speaks at a business conference on the European and Slovenian banking sector- 0700 GMT.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including pressure on Italian stocks, and a rise for London home prices.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the annual rate of inflation in the United Kingdom drops to 1.6 %.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke visits India. CANBERRA, Australia- RBA Assistant Governor Guy Debelle speaks to the Economic Society of Australia in Canberra- 0230 GMT. DUBLIN- Irish financial regulator Cyril Roux speaks at conference on' The Future of Prudential Regulation'- 0900 GMT.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including pressures from potential QE in the euro zone and a down day for financials and airlines.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including news Glencore Xstrata is selling its Peruvian mine.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on Monday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties with their oil-rich country was a top priority, highlighting the role wealthy Arab states could play in shoring up the battered Spanish economy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the selloff in tech and the chances of QE in the EU.
LONDON, April 11- Europe's top banks shut or sold 5,300 branches last year and the closures are likely to accelerate as customers embrace speedy online banking over traditional face-to-face contact. The figure on closures or sales last year was compiled by Reuters based on year-end statements from 26 of Europe's 30 largest listed banks.
*Plenty of room to grow in France, Spain. OSLO, April 11- High-flying Norwegian media and classifieds firm Schibsted plans to keep expanding and sees a shift to mobile platforms as the advertising sector's next transformation, its chief executive said.
MADRID— Spain's statistics office says prices were 0.1 percent lower in March than the year before, slightly less than the previous estimate of 0.2 percent. The figures released Friday by the National Statistics Institute may ease concerns that the country will suffer a prolonged bout of deflation, or falling prices.
PARIS/ BERLIN, April 11- Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to become the world's top fashion retailer by 2020.. "We have big goals in Europe- we would like to have the same business in Europe as in the U.S."
*Battle for Deoleo turned political this week. MADRID, April 10- The board of Spain's Deoleo, the world's top olive oil bottler, agreed on Thursday to back a takeover bid from British private equity fund CVC Capital Partners.