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Deutsche Bank is facing pressure from investors to raise capital amid fears the bank is not robust enough to face challenges, Financial Times reports.
GE is in talks to buy France's Alstom for $13 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the deal.
Ukraine declares the end of the Easter truce, heightening concerns of an escalation of the crisis - and the possibility of Russian intervention.
French cable company Numericable's debt issue is set to beat previous records and mark the changing cycles of the markets post-credit crisis.
Greece had a primary surplus of 0.8 percent of GDP last year, paving the way for some form of debt relief from euro zone governments.
France has outlined a slower roadmap to reduce its chronic deficit, based on growth assumptions described by an independent watchdog as risky.
Supporters of soccer club Manchester United have laid the blame for their team's miserable year at the feet of its U.S. owners.
Optimism among U.K. manufacturers rose at its fastest rate since 1973 in the first three months of this year, according to a survey out on Wednesday.
The nascent recovery in euro zone business activity continues with better-than expected data -- despite weaker figures from France.
Unforeseen tax issues have thrown the $35bn merger of Publicis and Omnicom into jeopardy, the Financial Times reports.
Portugal auctioned 750 million euros ($1.04 billion) in 10-year bonds on Wednesday at an average yield of 3.58 percent in its first auction since April 2011.
Slovenia's finance minister has said the country has sufficient cash "for quite a period" and will not attempt any further money raising efforts in the near term.
Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson posted sales and first-quarter operating profit below expectations.
Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation".
Expectations are building that the ECB may consider QE to stimulate the economy, but some say it might not be the panacea investors are hoping for.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine.
With capital flooding out of the country, the stock market falling, the Crimea seizure is turning out to be a costly move.
The United States will send about 600 US troops to Poland and the three Baltic states to take part in exercises in the coming days to reassure NATO allies.
Two of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies join forces, with GSK and Novartis agreeing to create a new consumer health-care business.
The megabillion-dollar deals with Novartis also allow GlaxoSmithKline to "significantly expand" its world-leading vaccine business, GSK's CEO tells CNBC.
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James West, healthcare analyst at Results Healthcare, says the pharmaceutical sector is "dynamic" and the flurry of deals is likely to continue.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says U.S. President Barack Obama's trade talks with Japan could encourage more quantitative easing from the Bank of Japan, while New Zealand's interest rate hikes make long kiwi/yen attractive.
Jerry Braakman, chief investment officer at First American Trust, says Apple and Facebook reported "great" results and owning technology stocks is still attractive.