Part of the company that owns Banco Espirito Santo has applied for creditor protection, meanwhile analysts weigh up chances of a bailout.
Victoria’s Secret has lost a trademark battle with high-end U.K. shirt maker involving its "PINK" clothing line.
Bank of Ireland has made a profit for the first time since the Irish property market collapsed ignominiously in 2008.
Should all those that voted against the merger exercise their exit rights, the move could still fail.
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Tim Graf, head of macro strategy for Europe at State Street Global Markets, says that global confidence, while still high, is deteriorating.
The underlying problems in Europe's southern economies have not been solved, says Hans-Werner Sinn, president at the Ifo Institute. He also criticizes the ECB potential use of quantitative easing.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says Iliad's bid to take over T-Mobile U.S. is surprising and that the price is below the U.S. provider's value.