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Two of Bank of Ireland's largest shareholders, Wilbur Ross and Fairfax Financial, have begun selling a 6.4 percent share in the country's largest lender.
Car manufacturers at Europe's premier car show were confident the recent uptick in sales in Western Europe would continue, and attributed weak U.S. sales to the severe weather.
President Vladimir Putin ordered troops involved in a military exercise in western Russia back to base on Tuesday.
The Ukraine conflict has sent commodities markets into a tizzy, with Russia's invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea pushing up wheat and corn.
Stock markets extended gains on Tuesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin quelled fears of immediate conflict in Ukraine.
Decades of diplomacy ushered Russia into the international tent, where Western powers seemed mostly content to ignore aggression on its borders.
Putin's decision to avoid an escalation of tensions with Ukraine should not be interpreted as a response to market turmoil in Russia.
Geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia has accelerated the rally in Nymex oil prices that started in the week of January 18.
US stocks fell sharply and gold rose as tensions grew over the situation in Crimea.
Russian television isn't pulling any punches when it comes to what it thinks about Ukraine and the United States.
Russia may be able to threaten Europe with nat gas disruptions, but that leverage doesn't extend to the United States.
Germany needs to lead in negotiating an economic solution to the rapidly escalating standoff on the Crimean peninsula, said Jim O'Neill.
Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.
Carmakers may be rolling out turbo-charged vehicles at the Motor Show in Geneva but carmakers are facing continuing uncertainty.
Euro zone manufacturing activity slowed slightly in February to 53.2, according to Markit's purchasing managers index (PMI).
Severe U.K. winter floods and storms will cost insurers around £1.2 billion ($2.0 billion), but the hit to the sector's earnings could be "limited".
Inflation in the euro zone is "way below" the European Central Bank's goal, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Monday.
Demand for new homes in France has failed to rebound after two poor years and industry professionals are now worried 2014 will be a "black year" for the sector.
Russia took a financial hit over its military intervention in neighbouring Ukraine, with its markets and currency plunging on Monday as President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region.
Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.
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Roger Bootle, executive chairman of Capital Economics and author of The Trouble With Europe, says it's unlikely U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, will succeed in renegotiating a deal with the EU.
RCS Mediagroup CEO, Pietro Scott Jovane, says he's optimistic about recovery in the Italian market in the second quarter.
Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, says telecoms companies face a pressurized market, but insisted that he isn't taking part in a price war.