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  • European equities ended higher on Tuesday, as sentiment was lifted by a handful of positive earnings and a sharp tick-up in commodity stocks and prices.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Declining earnings in the first quarter may not lead to falling stocks, according to market history.

  • Oil workers moving a drill on a rig in Texas.

    European equities were higher with investors cheering a rally in oil prices and digesting the aggressive easing measures the ECB announced.

  • Banco Popolare and Banca Popolare di Milano are ready to announce a merger to create Italy's No. 3 bank if regulators give the green light.

  • Deutsche Bank signage.

    Deutsche Bank plans to write down the value of Postbank by about a third, ahead of a planned sale of the retail unit, sources said.

  • Australian and Japanese markets tumbled on Tuesday, as investors pulled cash from stocks in favor of safe havens.

  • The headquarters of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, the oldest surviving bank in the world and Italy's third-largest bank.

    2016 is proving a difficult year for European banks, as the industry grapples with nonperforming loans, rocky markets, increasing regulation and EM volatility.

  • *MSCI All World index hits 3- month low. *Wall Street set to open over 2 pct down. LONDON, Jan 7- Global shares tumbled for a sixth day on Thursday and oil prices slid to levels not seen since the early 2000 s, after China guided the yuan lower and Shanghai shares tumbled 7 percent in less than half an hour.

  • LONDON, Dec 21- Some of Europe's biggest banks have said in the last six months they plan to cut more than 130,000 jobs as they ramp up plans to cut costs, sell businesses and restructure. Earlier this month, Dutch lender Rabobank said it would cut 9,000 jobs, joining Deutsche Bank, UniCredit, Credit Suisse, HSBC and Standard Chartered to announce hefty job culls since...

  • *Europe's 10 biggest banks announced 130,000 job cuts since June. By Anjuli Davies, Sinead Cruise and Steve Slater. LONDON, Dec 21- Regulation, anaemic economic growth and technology changes will force banks across Europe to find more savings in 2016, with jobs likely to be the biggest casualty, according to investors and analysts.

  • *PMI points to Q4 GDP growth of 0.4 pct- Markit. The data, compiled by Markit, leave open the debate over whether the European Central Bank's loose monetary policy will have to be made even looser still in the coming year to meet its inflation goal of close to, but just below, 2 percent. Businesses in the euro zone's smaller economies made up for what the core members lost,...

  • *But concerns remain over China, weak commodity prices. LONDON, Dec 14- European stocks are expected to rise in 2016, helped by stimulus measures from the European Central Bank, although markets are unlikely to get back to this year's highs, a Reuters poll found. Germany's DAX was seen at 11,400 points by mid-2016 and 11,900 points by the end of next year.

  • MILAN, Dec 11- Italians rushed to try to sell their bank bonds on Friday after taking fright at losses imposed on investors in four small lenders which had to be rescued last month. Italy rescued Banca Marche, Banca Etruria, CariChieti and CariFe at the end of November under new European Union rules that shift losses to investors when a bank runs into trouble, moving...

  • LONDON, Dec 9- Britain's economy will produce solid growth next year although the rosy outlook is clouded by doubts over whether the country will remain a member of the European Union, a Reuters poll predicted on Wednesday. Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to hold a referendum on a possible "Brexit" before the end of 2017. Uncertainty over the vote's...

  • BERLIN, Dec 4- German industrial orders rose more than expected in October, fuelled by stronger demand from the euro zone, signalling that Europe's largest economy may be gaining steam as the year comes to an end. The data, published a day after the European Central Bank surprised financial markets by announcing only modest monetary stimulus, suggested Germany...

  • LONDON, Dec 3- A perceived lack of ambition in the European Central Bank's latest stimulus efforts left financial markets with a niggling worry on Thursday that even' Super Mario' Draghi might not be able to drag euro zone inflation back up to target. German and other euro zone government bond yields made their biggest jump in months and for shorter term two-year...

  • PARIS, Nov 27- French consumer spending fell the most in seven months in October and the jobless total surged to a new record, signs that a recovery in the euro zone's second biggest economy was struggling to gain momentum even before attacks in Paris this month. The data suggest that a gradual recovery underway in France was on a shaky footing even before the Nov. 13...

  • A man adjusts a Greek flag ahead of the visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels February 4, 2015.

    Eurozone quantitative easing was launched to save the single currency bloc. But it may end up making it easier to break the eurozone apart, The Financial Times reports.

  • European shares closed lower on Wednesday, with investors shunning banking stocks after regulators announced penalties.

  • Brandenburg Gate

    German exports and industrial output rebounded in September, likely helping Europe's largest economy to avoid falling into recession.