CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including talks of sanctions against Russia and a ruling by The Hague against the Russian government to pay more to ex-Yukos shareholders.» Read More
BRUSSELS, July 16- European Union leaders meet on Wednesday to discuss candidates for several top jobs in the 28- member union after the election of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the executive European Commission.
LONDON/ MADRID, July 16- Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices.
*IOSCO conducting review of fines for corporate wrongdoing. The review by the International Organisation of Securities Commissions comes after U.S. authorities slapped a record fine of almost $9 billion on French bank BNP Paribas for breaching U.S. government sanctions against Sudan, Cuba and Iran.
HONG KONG, July 11- A review of government penalties for corporate wrongdoing is being carried out in a bid to make them more uniform globally, a top official of the International Organization of Securities Commissions said.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the possible restructuring of Banco Espirito Santo and the selloff in Portugal.
BRUSSELS, July 10- Germany's faltering economy has cast further doubt over the euro zone's prospects for recovery this year, with no other big country strong enough to pick up the slack. But just as the bloc appeared to be turning the corner, its star economy, Germany, has fumbled the ball.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a down day for Portuguese stocks and a lift for Lufthansa.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a decline for German exports.
CHARLOTTE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, July 2014" before a luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Charlotte in Charlotte- 1700 GMT.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a decline in German industrial production.
*Peers seek exit from Spain's alternative market. MADRID, July 7- The collapse on Sunday of wireless provider Gowex could rattle investors' confidence in Spain and its companies just as the country emerges from the worst of a five-year slump and foreign money starts to flow back into it.
*Peers seek exit from Spain's alternative market. The supervision of Spain's alternative stock exchange Mercado Alternativo Bursatil, which was thrown into the spotlight by the case, falls under the responsibility of both the market operator Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles and the bourse watchdog Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France- Christine LaGarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, indicates that the IMF may trim the Fund's growth forecasts, although she says that global economic activity should get stronger in the year's second half and accelerate in 2015..
CARACAS, July 5- The owners of Venezuelan daily newspaper El Universal said on Saturday they had sold a controlling stake of the company to a little-known Spanish investment firm, Epalisticia, marking the third sale of a major media group in Venezuela since last year.
WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand delivers a speech on "The evolution of New Zealand's currency." AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France- ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference in Aix-en-Provence on European investments- 0815 GMT.
LONDON, July 4- If, faced with a turbulent decade for family finances, you could fix the interest rate on your massive mortgage debt at 3.5-4 percent for the next 10 years, you might well be tempted to grab it with both hands.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France- Annual "Davos in Provence" meeting. Speakers:- IMF chief Christine Lagarde, ECB Executive board member Benoit Coeure, Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer and France Finance Minister Michel Sapin.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a down day for the euro on the dollar's payroll surge and Sweden's central bank cuts rates.
There is "nothing compelling" to justify recent investor enthusiasm in the peripheral European economies, especially Spain, says John Kray a director at S&P Capital IQ.
FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and a news conference- 1145 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. HOBART, Australia- RBA Governor Glenn Stevens addresses the Australian Conference of Economists and the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting in Hobart- 0100 GMT.