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*Former Deutsche Bank boss steps down as Zurich chairman. *Several top executives have left Zurich in past year. ZURICH, Aug 29- Josef Ackermann, the former head of Deutsche Bank, resigned on Thursday as chairman of Zurich Insurance over the apparent suicide of the Swiss insurer's finance chief.
Tim Demol, apprentice at Siemens, a native Belgian, explains why training with Siemens is a great opportunity.
Stephanie Neumann, an apprentice at Siemens, originally from the UK, tells CNBC why Germany is the best place to get trained on the job.
Martin Stoeckmann, head of training centre at Siemens, tells CNBC how they train their apprentices and what makes Germany's dual education system so effective.
The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.
A senior Chinese official put pressure on around 30 foreign firms to confess to any antitrust violations and warned them against using external lawyers to fight accusations from regulators, sources said.
U.S. stock index futures held their sharp gains Thursday, as Wall Street cheered upbeat economic data from China and Europe and a better-than-expected jobless claims report.
The supervisory board of Siemens confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Peter Loescher on Wednesday and appointed Joe Kaeser, the company's Chief Financial Officer as the new CEO.
Siemens is preparing to remove chief executive Peter Loescher, following a series of profit warnings. Annette Weisbach has more from Frankfurt.
Siemens Chief Executive Peter Loescher is to leave the company, four years before the end of his contract, after the German engineering group this week issued its second profit warning this year.
European shares closed lower on Thursday with investor confidence curbed by a mixed bag of earnings from major companies and concerns about slowing growth in China.
Bob Parker, head of strategic advisory group at Credit Suisse, says that Siemens' disappointing earnings are due to a drop in demand in the euro zone, and decreasing growth in emerging markets.
Peter Loescher, chief executive officer of Siemens, tells CNBC that despite the slower growth environment he is optimistic on innovation and growth markets.
Steve Sedgwick goes to Margate in Kent to check out the world's largest operating offshore wind farm. But there are real concerns about this renewable energy source.
After taking a hit, Cramer thinks these stocks may come out swinging.
European shares closed higher on Monday, shadowing gains on Wall Street, where the Dow bounced above the psychologically important 15,000 level.
Nokia will pay $2.2 billion to buy out partner Siemens AG in their network equipment joint venture, a deal that is likely to bring some stability to the company after it stumbled in smartphones.
European shares closed narrowly higher on Friday, having pared gains when mixed economic reports from the U.S. did little to soothe concerns about an imminent end to the Federal Reserve's bond buying program.
China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to Germany, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beijing's drive for a special bilateral partnership with Berlin bypassing the EU.
Growing market, falling revenues. The price decline that has hurt European panel makers has helped sustain demand in the face of Chinese competition and disappearing subsidies.