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  • European stocks rebound as tech shares turn higher Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    *Yoox rises on Net-A-Porter talks. Shares in European technology stocks such as Infineon, STMicroelectronics and ASML were all up 2-3 percent on Monday. Signs of merger and acquisition activity also pushed up the shares of Yoox by 9.4 percent, after Yoox and Richemont's Net-a-Porter confirmed merger talks to create an industry leader in the fast-growing...

  • European stocks bounce back as tech stocks rally Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 6:23 AM ET

    Shares in European technology stocks such as Infineon, STMicroelectronics and ASML were all up between 2-3 percent on Monday. U.S. tech stocks had climbed on Friday after news of Intel's talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera in a deal likely to top $10 billion. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent while Altera shares surged 28.4 percent.

  • Rallying techs help European stocks bounce back Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:15 AM ET

    *Lafarge drops as two Holcim shareholders reject revised deal. U.S. tech stocks climbed on Friday after news that Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent while Altera shares surged 28.4 percent.

  • European stocks bounce back, helped by techs Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 3:08 AM ET

    PARIS, March 30- European stocks rose early on Monday, bouncing back from last week's losses with tech shares rallying after news of merger talks in the sector spurred a late-session rally on Wall Street on Friday. Infineon, STMicroelectronics, ARM and ASML were up 1.6 percent to 2.3 percent. U.S. tech shares climbed on Friday after news that Intel Corp is in talks to...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— ABN Amro board members are giving up a 100,000- euro pay increase after the Dutch government delayed a decision on selling the nationalized bank amid public outrage at the raise. The directors said in a statement Sunday they made the decision "now that our remuneration is the subject of discussion and threatens to affect the future of ABN...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— The Dutch government is delaying a decision on the sale of nationalized bank ABN Amro amid anger at pay rises recently given to the bank's directors. Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem says in a brief letter to lawmakers Friday that the decision on selling ABN Amro, which was to have been taken by the end of March, has been postponed.

  • *Ukraine wants bondholders to accept debt writedown. *Entire IMF-led bailout for Ukraine at risk. Moscow bought the bonds from Kiev before a pro-Russian president was forced from power early last year, opening a rift which widened with the annexation of Crimea and a separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine.

  • *Ukraine wants bondholders to accept debt writedown. LONDON, March 26- A legal conundrum is threatening plans to ease Ukraine's debt burden and possibly its entire $40 billion IMF-led bailout: should a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia be classed as commercial paper, or as bilateral sovereign debt? Moscow bought the bonds from Kiev before a pro-Russian...

  • European shares fall for second day, led by techs Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    PARIS, March 26- European stocks fell on Thursday, extending the previous session's retreat, hurt by worries over valuation levels in growth sectors such as technology as the euro currency regained more ground. Shares in Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent, STMicroelectronics, ARM, and ASML were down 2.9 percent to 5.5 percent, mirroring a similar decline in U.S. tech shares on...

  • *Citi lowers forecasts on global smartphone sector. The STOXX Europe 600 Technology Index was down 2.4 percent at 1315 GMT, tracking a similar decline in the United States concentrated among semiconductor companies overnight. Traders said one reason for the pull-back was a note by U.S. investment bank Citigroup, which on Thursday cut its forecasts for the...

  • European shares extend retreat, led by techs Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:50 AM ET

    PARIS, March 26- European stocks fell for a second straight session on Thursday, hurt by worries over valuation levels in growth sectors such as technology as the euro currency regained more ground. Shares in Nokia Alcatel-Lucent, STMicroelectronics, ARM, and ASML were down 3.4 percent to 4.2 percent, mirroring a similar decline in U.S. tech shares on Wednesday.

  • LONDON, March 26- Gold rallied to a 3-1/ 2 week high on Thursday and silver rose nearly 3 percent as escalating tensions in the Middle East knocked stocks and the dollar and drove investors into assets seen as lower risk, like bullion and German bonds. European stocks tumbled 1.3 percent, the dollar fell and oil prices leapt 6 percent after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf...

  • European shares fall sharply, LSE and tech stocks weigh Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:35 AM ET

    LONDON, March 26- European shares fell on Thursday, with London Stock Exchange leading the market lower on news Borse Dubai will sell its full stake in the company and ARM Holdings extending the previous session's steep losses. London Stock Exchange shares fell 10 percent after a source familiar with the situation told Reuters that Borse Dubai, the LSE's...

  • Tech stocks drag European shares from multi-year highs Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:27 PM ET

    LONDON, March 25- European shares retreated further from 7-1/ 2- year highs hit last week, led lower by weaker technology stocks that slid on the back of a sell-off in their U.S. peers. Germany's DAX equity index, which hit a record of 12,219.05 points last week, also fell 0.6 percent to 11,928.88 points. On Tuesday, figures showed Germany's private sector grew in March...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 19- Gold pared gains Thursday from a two-week high, clinging to short-covering gains despite the U.S. dollar's recovery after a more cautious than expected interest rate statement from the U.S. Gold pulled back as the dollar rose from an early low to rise against a currency basket. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,169.26 an ounce at...

  • UPDATE 4-Oil slips under $57 as IEA sees bigger glut Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 6:51 AM ET

    *Tentative deal to end of U.S. refinery strike. LONDON, March 13- Brent crude oil fell below $57 a barrel on Friday after the International Energy Agency said a global oil glut was building and U.S. oil production showed no signs of slowing. Brent for April was down 50 cents at $56.58 by 1040 GMT.

  • March 12- Intel Corp slashed nearly $1 billion from its first-quarter revenue forecast as small businesses put off upgrading their personal computers, sending the chipmaker's shares down more than 5 percent. Fewer companies than Intel had expected replaced desktop PCs running on outdated Microsoft operating systems, leading to weak demand for its chips.

  • Europe firms may draw fire by joining buyback boom Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:56 AM ET

    *Europe unlikely to match huge U.S. buyback levels. In the United States, years of Federal Reserve stimulus aimed at reviving the real economy led to the wave of share buybacks while firms neglected capital expenditure. Few people expect European firms to match the staggering sums in the United States, where over $2 trillion of stock was bought back between 2009...

  • LONDON, March 4- Royal Bank of Scotland has yet to decide how many jobs it will cut at its investment bank after announcing a major downsizing of the business last week, its Chief Executive Ross McEwan said on Tuesday. RBS is shrinking its investment banking operations dramatically, pulling out of 25 countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East while cutting jobs...

  • LONDON, March 4- Gold rose slightly above $1,200 an ounce on Wednesday, following two straight sessions of losses, helped by lower European shares but a stronger dollar ahead of major U.S. economic data weighed. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,204.80 an ounce by 1100 GMT. "Gold will eventually break lower but as long as we have no new drivers, there are a lot of support...