CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including questions about if the ECB will launch QE and the euro's gains were erased by Ukraine tensions» Read More
*Operation "White Shield" begins in north Liberia. MONROVIA, Aug 6- Liberia shut a major hospital in the capital Monrovia on Wednesday after a Spanish priest and six other staff contracted Ebola, as the death toll from the worst outbreak of the disease hit 932 in West Africa.
FRANKFURT/ MADRID, Aug 5- Bidders are readying indicative offers for the Spanish assets of Germany's top utility E.ON, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, adding bids would value the whole portfolio at about 2 billion euros.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including BMW reporting a rise in Q2 operating profit.
PARIS, Aug 5- European shares gained ground on Tuesday in a tentative rebound following last week's sharp sell-off, supported by forecast-beating results from blue-chips including Deutsche Post. M&A fever also helped, with Vivendi surging 3.9 percent after Telefonica unveiled a 6.7 billion euro offer for the French firm's Brazilian business GVT.
*Telefonica offers up Telcom Italia stake to Vivendi. PARIS/ MADRID, Aug 5- Spain's Telefonica has made a 6.7 billion euro bid to France's Vivendi for its Brazilian broadband unit GVT, seeking to strengthen its position in a market that accounts for one-fifth of revenue. Telefonica also offered Vivendi the chance to acquire its 8.3 percent stake in Telecom Italia.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the bailout of Banco Espirito Santo and the impact of Russian sanctions on the German economy.
BOSTON, Aug 4- Cybersecurity researcher Ruben Santamarta says he has figured out how to hack the satellite communications equipment on passenger jets through their WiFi and inflight entertainment systems- a claim that, if confirmed, could prompt a review of aircraft security.
PARIS, Aug 1- European stocks sank in huge volumes on Friday for the third straight session, with a broad index hitting a 3-1/ 2 month low, hurt by concerns over losses at Banco Espirito Santo as well as tension between Russia and the West.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the poor performance of Banco Espirito Santo, and Germany's DAX breaks below a 200 day moving average.
*FTSEurofirst 300 down 1 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.7 pct. *Banco Espirito Santo stock sinks 19 pct. But stocks remained deep in negative territory, with a broad index trading at 3-1/ 2 month lows, hurt by tension between Russia and the West, Argentina's default, as well as concerns around losses at Banco Espirito Santo.
PARIS, Aug 1- European stocks fell on Friday for the third straight session in brisk trade, with a broad index hitting a 3-1/ 2 month low as tension between Russia and the West as well as concerns around losses at Banco Espirito Santo gnawed at sentiment.
*Shares in Adidas and Banco Espirito Santo slump. LONDON, July 31- European shares fell sharply on Thursday, with the euro zone's blue-chip index slipping to a three-month low, on concerns of an earlier than expected interest rate hike in the Uniteed States and a debt default by Argentina.
*Wall St tumbles with Dow, S&P turning negative for July. NEW YORK, July 31- Doubts on whether stock markets can ride out a tightening of U.S. monetary policy dominated trade on Thursday, sending major U.S. stock indexes down more than 1 percent, while the dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a fall in euro zone inflation and the EU ban on five Russian banks from raising capital.
*Adidas, Banco Espirito Santo shares slump. LONDON, July 31- Europe's FTSEurofirst 300 share index hit a three-week low on Thursday, led lower by Adidas after the group warned about business in Russia.
*Adidas, Banco Espirito Santo shares slump. LONDON/ PARIS, July 31- Europe's FTSEurofirst 300 index of top shares slipped to a two-week low on Thursday, led lower by Adidas after the group warned about business in Russia, while Argentina's default also rattled investors.
PARIS, July 31- European shares fell in early trade on Thursday, led by Adidas after the group warned about business in Russia, while Argentina's default also rattled investors. Spanish stocks also underperformed, with Madrid's IBEX dropping 1.5 percent, as traders cited worries over Spanish companies' exposure to Latin America after Argentina's debt default.
*Madrid shares hit after Argentina defaults again. LONDON, July 31- Doubts about the health of Europe's economy dominated trade on its major stock markets on Thursday after a cautious message from the U.S.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Spain falling back into negative territory and a fall for the euro to a 9 month low.
*BBVA Q2 profit falls 39 pct year on year. *BBVA shares up, Popular flat. MADRID, July 30- Spain's BBVA posted a lower-than-expected drop in second-quarter lending revenue on Wednesday, helped by resilience in its biggest markets Mexico and improvements in other overseas markets such as Turkey.