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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • European Stocks Close Firmly Higher on Fed-Cut Hopes Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 12:39 PM ET

    Major European markets ended in positive territory Monday, as anticipation of lower U.S. interest rates helped sentiment.

  • TeliaSonera's Profit Rose 6.8%, Sales Rise Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 4:05 AM ET

    Nordic telecommunications operator TeliaSonera on Friday reported a 6.8 percent rise in its third-quarter net profit, boosted by higher sales and its minority-owned operations in Eurasia, but still warned for more savings initiatives.

  • EU's McCreevy Says Northern Rock Made Worse by UK Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 1:11 AM ET

    Britain only has itself to blame for how problems at Northern Rock turned into the first run on a UK bank in 140 years, the European Union's top financial regulator, Charlie McCreevy, is expected to say later Friday.

  • Santander 9-Month Profit Jumps 33%, Above Forecast Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    Spain's largest bank Santander posted nine-month net profit of 6.57 billion euros ($9.35 billion) on Thursday, up 32.8 percent year-on-year and slightly above analysts' forecasts.

  • EU Leaders Strike Final Deal on Reform Treaty Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 11:02 PM ET

    European Union leaders clinched final agreement on Friday on a treaty to reform the 27-nation bloc's institutions, replacing a defunct constitution and ending a two-year crisis of confidence in Europe's future.

  • Spain's Imperial Ambitions Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 11:00 AM ET

    The strength of the euro could push this country back into the world prominence it knew after Columbus discovered the New World.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • European Indexes Close Higher as Telecoms Surge Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 11:49 AM ET

    Better-than-expected earnings from mobile-phone company Sony Ericsson boosted telecommunications stocks in Europe and added to a firm close for the major indexes Monday.

  • EU Finance Ministers Agree Financial Rules Review Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 8:59 AM ET

    European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to review a slew of financial rules in the light of the summer's credit squeeze that tipped securities markets into turmoil.

  • Basel Bank Regulators Launch Crisis Review Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 7:50 AM ET

    The world's top banking supervisors gathered on Monday to review remedies to a crisis that has seen a major disruption of the global financial system and risks to global growth.

  • Spaniards to Control Iberia Board in TPG Bid: Source Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 6:45 AM ET

    Spanish funds within a group looking to buy Spanish carrier Iberia will control both the board and hold the majority of its capital if successful, an industry source told Reuters on Thursday.

  • ICAP Sees Full-Year Profit at Top of Forecasts Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:18 AM ET

    ICAP, the world's biggest inter-dealer broker, said on Thursday it expected annual underlying profit to be at the upper end of analysts' forecasts, with recent market volatility helping to boost trading volumes.

  • Iberdrola Eyes U.K. Nuclear Project: Sources Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 9:31 AM ET

    Spanish power firm Iberdrola is in talks with British Energy over a possible partnership to build new nuclear plants in Britain, industry sources said on Wednesday.

  • Air France Prepares Bid for Spain's Iberia: Report Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 7:36 AM ET

    French-Dutch airline Air France KLM is planning to team up with two Spanish firms to bid for Spain's Iberia against a group led by private equity group TPG, Expansion newspaper said on Wednesday.

  • European Stocks Finish Mixed as Bank Worries Weigh Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 11:55 AM ET

    European stocks closed mixed under the weight of the impact of the global credit turmoil on the banking sector and with scattered good news from other sectors.

  • Algerian state-owned oil and gas group Sonatrach declined to comment on a report it has offered Banco Santander 5.7 billion euros ($8 billion) for its 30% stake in Cia Espanola de Petroleos.

  • Northern Rock Studying Dividend Payout: FT Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 1:27 AM ET
    Customers line up to enter a Northern Rock branch in Bromley, in south-east London, 14 September 2007.

    Troubled British mortgage lender Northern Rock has taken legal advice about whether to pay out a 59 million-pound (US$119 million) dividend to shareholders, the Financial Times said on Monday.

  • Three Hedge Funds Plan Northern Rock Raid: Report Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | 11:43 PM ET
    Customers line up to enter a Northern Rock branch in Bromley, in south-east London, 14 September 2007.

    Three leading hedge funds are planning a break-up of beleaguered British bank Northern Rock, according to a newspaper report on Sunday.

  • Norway's Energy Minister Resigns Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 4:55 AM ET

    Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Odd Roger Enoksen has resigned, the prime minister's office said on Friday without naming his replacement.