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  • European shares steady, Seadrill slips after results Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.05 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.2 pct. *Seadrill falls after below-forecast earnings. *Marine Harvest results hit by Russian sanctions.

  • European shares hold steady after brisk 2-1/2 week rally Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 3:57 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.02 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.1 pct. *Marine Harvest results hit by Russian sanctions. Marine Harvest, the world's largest salmon farmer, said it expected Russian sanctions to pose short-term challenges.

  • BERLIN, Aug 27- Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a newspaper on Wednesday that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi had been "overinterpreted" after suggesting that fiscal policy could play a greater role in promoting growth.

  • PARIS, Aug 26- By making ex-banker Emmanuel Macron his new Economy Minister, French President Francois Hollande will be hoping to boost his pro-reform agenda and end two years of infighting on his economics team.

  • Aug 26- It may well be a big deal that Mario Draghi is now talking fiscal stimulus, but the unlikeliness of this happening only underscores that he'll be forced to do more with monetary policy.

  • PARIS, Aug 26- A decline in the number of people worldwide who speak French could cost France 120,000 jobs by 2020 and half a million by 2050, due to missed economic opportunities, a report commissioned by President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday.

  • *Euro STOXX 50 up 1 percent. LONDON, Aug 26- Euro zone blue chips recorded their biggest two-day gain in over a year on Tuesday, boosted by the prospect of further stimulus from the European Central Bank and by strong gains for some steelmakers. The euro zone's Euro STOXX 50 index closed 1 percent higher, posting its steepest two-day rise since June 2013 at 3.2 percent.

  • Steelmakers lead as euro zone shares extend ECB rally Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    *Euro STOXX 50 up 0.7 pct. LONDON, Aug 26- Euro zone blue chips were on track to record their best two-day gain this year on Tuesday, boosted by the prospect of further stimulus from the European Central Bank and by strong gains for some steelmakers.

  • The self-styled economic protectionist had made little secret of his intention to leave Francois Hollande's government at some point before the 2017 election- possibly to try and secure the Socialist Party ticket to run as president himself.

  • European shares consolidate ECB-fuelled gains Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1 pct. Steelmakers ArcelorMittal, Salzgitter and Voestalpine outperformed broadly flat European bourses as analysts at UBS upgraded their shares to "buy" from "sell" in expectation that the trio will benefit from a turnaround in the sector.

  • European shares consolidate ECB-fueled gains Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1 pct. Steelmakers ArcelorMittal, Salzgitter and Voestalpine outperformed broadly flat European bourses as analysts at UBS upgraded their shares to "buy" from "sell" in expectation that the trio will benefit from a turnaround in the sector.

  • UPDATE 2-Accor sees higher profit despite weak France Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 5:36 AM ET

    *Sees no significant improvement in France in H2. PARIS, Aug 26- Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, forecast operating profit would rise this year as cost-cutting and restructuring efforts start to pay off and demand for hotel rooms improves in all regions outside its home market of France.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- The euro hit its lowest level in nearly a year against the dollar and euro zone government bond yields fell on Tuesday on growing expectations the European Central Bank could ease monetary policy as soon as next week.

  • Prospect of more ECB stimulus lifts European shares Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    *Euro STOXX 50 closes up 2.2 pct at 3,165.47 points. LONDON, Aug 25- European shares rose on Monday, as prospects of new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank enabled the region's stock markets to shrug off weak German data and the resignation of the French government.

  • BERLIN/ PARIS, Aug 25- The euro zone's flat-lining economy took another hit on Monday when data showed German business sentiment sagging for the fourth month running, while a row over the lack of growth led the French government to resign.

  • LONDON, Aug 25- European stocks rallied and the euro fell to a near one-year trough against the dollar on Monday as investors saw rising chances of further policy easing by the European Central Bank. ECB President Mario Draghi said late on Friday that the bank was prepared to respond with all its available tools should inflation in the euro zone drop further.

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Yields on most euro zone government bonds hit record lows on Monday as speculation grew that the European Central Bank was preparing a big programme of asset purchases to counter wilting inflation. Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland and others saw their yields hit all-time lows.

  • *Euro STOXX 50 up 0.9 pct. LONDON, Aug 25- European shares rose on Monday, as prospects of new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank enabled the region's stock markets to shrug off weak German data and the resignation of the French government.

  • RPT--French PM presents government resignation Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:50 AM ET

    PARIS, Aug 25- France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls presented the resignation of his government to the president on Monday, Francois Hollande's office said in a statement. The statement said a new government would be formed on Tuesday in line with the "direction he has defined for our country."

  • PARIS, Aug 23- Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday, renewing his attacks on policies he sees as negative for the economy. Without specifically taking on Hollande, he said he did not exclude France from his criticism.