CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the German Dax rises for the tenth straight session and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker unveils a "pea-shooter."» Read More
BEJA, Portugal— If your favorite bottle of Mediterranean olive oil starts costing more, blame unseasonable European weather— and tiny insects. High spring temperatures, a cool summer and abundant rain are taking a big bite out of the olive harvest in some key regions of Italy, Spain, France and Portugal. In Spain, the world's biggest producer, the young farmers'...
Organizers of Doha's bid for the 2019 athletics world championships say hosting the event in October will alleviate problems of desert heat. Doha is competing against Eugene, Oregon, and Barcelona, Spain, in Tuesday's IAAF vote in Monaco. Bid leader Dahlan al Hamad says morning temperatures in October will be 34 to 35 degrees Celsius and evenings will be 30...
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the impact of Mario Draghi's statement where he said the ECB could buy government bonds.
MADRID— An official says a fire has destroyed one of Spain's largest meat producing plants and created a plume of black smoke that forced the closure of a highway in the northern city of Burgos. A city government spokesman says the blaze began early Sunday at the Campofrio plant, where 1,000 employees work, causing an evacuation of the building.
MADRID— Spain's navy rammed into a Greenpeace dinghy during a protest in the Atlantic Ocean against oil exploration near the Canary Islands on Saturday, injuring four of its activists, one of them seriously, the environmental organization said. The navy said it dispatched two boats from one of its ships in the area to prevent Greenpeace from boarding a large oil...
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the latest German GDP data, as well as news Greece has escaped recession.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a dip in London home prices hitting the British pound.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including some big banks hit with fines by global regulators.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including pop for European telecoms and a down day for the big miners.
STOCKHOLM- Sveriges Riksbank will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0830 GMT. WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand releases Financial Stability Report, which assesses the soundness and efficiency of the New Zealand financial system- 2000 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden Financial Stability Council meeting.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a rebound for oil and gas stocks.
BARCELONA, Nov 9- Close to two million Catalans voted on Sunday in favor of seceding from Spain, the regional government said, in a symbolic referendum that supporters hope will fuel the independence debate despite opposition from Madrid. Catalans were asked two questions: whether they wanted Catalonia to be a state and whether this state should become...
LONDON, Nov 7- Following are the five big themes likely to dominate the thinking of traders and investors in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. 1. HUBBLE BUBBLE, ROUBLE IN TROUBLE Russia's currency, the rouble, is collapsing. There could be devaluations in store for the Kazakh tenge, the Belarus rouble and the Ukraine Hryvnia, because of those...
Independent economist Edward Hugh, says the non-binding independence referendum in Catalonia was "illegal" but shows the defiant mood in the Spanish region.
More than 80 percent of Catalans voted for independence on Sunday, in an informal and non-binding referendum that was not backed by central government.
Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the informal vote may not be able to garner enough political momentum that Catalonia needs.
SANT CUGAT DEL VALLES, Spain, Nov 9- The nine-member Vecino family are in many ways a close-knit southern European clan. Family chief Rafael, a 65- year-old who lived through Spain's 1939-1975 dictatorship, says the country should stay united. He and his son Daniel are among millions throughout Spain who are outraged by an austerity drive that has cut welfare...
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a selloff for European banks and a rebound for oil.
The Catalonian government will push ahead with a symbolic independence referendum on Sunday, despite a court ruling against it. Josep Suarez, U.K. delegate for the government of Catalonia, says the vote will create the base for negotiations with the central government in Madrid.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB's policy meeting and good news for U.K. supermarkets.