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French lender BNP Paribas reported net profit for 2013 that missed market expectations with two different charges for the bank hitting its figures for the year.
British finance minister George Osborne warned Scotland on Thursday it cannot keep the pound if it votes for independence.
State-backed bank reports a statutory profit of £415 million ($689 million) for 2013 compared with last year's £606 million loss.
French carmaker Renault pledged on Thursday to lift its operating margin to 5 percent in 2017, extending its turnaround plan by one year.
Swiss industrial conglomerate has trimmed its target for revenue growth in 2014, blaming a sluggish global economic recovery.
Nestle shares fell on Thursday after the group announced lower-than-expected net profit for 2013 and guided for another "challenging year" in 2014.
The CEO and Chairman of Commerzbank has told CNBC its fourth-quarter earnings were "solid," but warned investors not to expect a dividend in 2014.
For a currency that's taken quite a beating in recent years, things couldn't look better for sterling.
Italian PM Enrico Letta made clear on Wednesday he would not step down and that if the center-left leader wants to replace him he must make it clear.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has unveiled the "next phase" of forward guidance and adopted a less-dovish tone than many expected.
As swathes of the U.K. battle with severe flooding, insurers prepare to take a hit of over £500 million ($826 million).
ECB President Mario Draghi said on Wednesday the new European banking supervisor will be able to prick localized asset bubbles.
U.S. business magnate Donald Trump continued his spending spree this week by snapping up a 400-acre golf resort in Ireland.
Enda Kenny, Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland has denied that international companies doing business in Ireland pay as little as 2.2 percent tax.
Hollande faces a challenge keeping the next generation of techies from leaving or luring those in the US back, the Financial Times reports.
French banking group Societe Generale reported full-year earnings on Wednesday which failed to meet market expectations but came in three times higher than the previous year.
French oil company Total posted a 19 percent drop in fourth-quarter adjusted net profit to 2.47 billion euros ($3.38 billion).
The three main UK political parties will warn Scotland that it will not be allowed to share the pound, the Financial Times reports.
Heineken reported a 4.6 percent drop in in 2013 profit as the Dutch brewer struggled with worse than expected performance in developing markets.
Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska disputes the Winter Olympics' $50 billion price tag universally reported by the international media.
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