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  • Schneider in $5 billion takeover talks Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric

    Schneider Electric said it was in early talks to buy Invensys to boost its industry automation business in a deal valued at about 3.3 billion pounds ($5 billion).

  • ‘Debt Peril’ Awaits UK Households If Rates Rise Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Up to 650,000 more UK households face "debt peril" if mortgage rates rise unexpectedly before the economy returns to full strength. The Financial Times reports.

  • Swiss National Bank Sets Itself Up in...Singapore? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:41 PM ET

    Swiss National Bank begins operations in Singapore, seeking to better manage its portfolio of assets denominated in the region's currencies. The Financial Times reports.

  • Portugal Requests Delay of Bailout Review Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Portugal's government has requested a delay in the next regular review of the country's bailout by its creditors due to the "current political situation".

  • Royal Baby: Investing Tips for the Future Sovereign? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    Which asset class would be an investment fit for the future king or queen? Vote below and let us know.

  • Deja Vu: Greek Unemployment Breaks Another Record Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Fuelled by three years of austerity Athens has imposed in return for bailout funds from its foreign lenders, unemployment inched up to 26.9 percent in April.

  • Germany's Largest Landlord Admits 'Rocky' IPO Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    The CEO of Germany's Deutsche Annington told CNBC the float process had been "rocky", following its stock market debut on Thursday.

  • Top Threats to Euro: Banks and Youth Unemployment? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 9:43 AM ET

    The poor health of the banking system and youth unemployment are the biggest threats to the euro zone's future economy, according to a Reuters poll of economists on Thursday.

  • Saudi princess charged with US human trafficking Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Mugshot of Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban, 42, charged with human trafficking in California.

    Bail is set at $5 million for a Saudi princess accused in California with human trafficking for allegedly holding a domestic worker against her will.

  • Dead Lawyer Convicted of Tax Evasion in Russia Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    File photo of Nataliya Magnitskaya holding a portrait of her son, Sergei Magnitsky.

    The court also sentences British investment fund head William Browder in absentia to nine years in prison in a case that will further undermine President Vladimir Putin's reputation in the West.

  • EU Antitrust Regulators Raid Telecoms Providers Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:24 AM ET

    European Union antitrust regulators raided Deutsche Telekom, Orange SA and Telefonica on suspicion that the companies abused their dominant position in Internet connectivity services.

  • China Says Glaxo Executives Confess to Bribing Doctors Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:42 AM ET

    Executives of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline in China have confessed to charges of bribery and tax law violations, China's security ministry said on Thursday.

  • Irish Bookmaker Gambles on Facebook Betting App Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:36 AM ET

    An Irish bookmaker is set to become the first company to offer real-money sports betting on Facebook when it launches an app.

  • Turkey Probes Foreign Exchange Transactions Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 1:53 AM ET
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to thousands of his supporters who greeted the prime minister at Istanbul airport on his return from a North African tour.

    Turkey has launched a probe of foreign exchange transactions, a move some commentators say could chill foreign investment, as Ankara seeks to relieve pressure on the lira and take control after mass protests. The FT reports.

  • Luxembourg Spying Scandal Breaks Juncker Government Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 1:24 AM ET

    Luxembourg's Prime Minister bowed to pressure for an early election after his junior coalition partner blamed him for failing to curb abuses of power by the secret service.

  • What recovery? Businesses still aren't spending Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    Capital expenditure across the world is expected to decline this year and next, according to a new report by S&P.

  • Bank of England Faces ‘Big Challenge’ Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The U.K.'s economy will continue to improve, but the Bank of England faces a "big challenge" to maintain that recovery while ending quantitative easing, according to a report from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).

  • Egypt Orders Arrest of Ousted Party Leaders Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:14 AM ET
    A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohamed Morsi shouts during a protest

    Egypt's prosecutor ordered the arrest on Wednesday of the leaders of ousted President Mohamed Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood.

  • EU Gives Spanish Banks the Thumbs Up Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Spain's banking aid program is on track and its economy is stabilizing, despite the difficult macroeconomic conditions, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

  • EU Outlines Failed Banks Plan Amid German Resistance Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    The European Commission will propose creating an agency to salvage or shut failed banks, but its power to clean up the euro zone's financial sector will be tempered by resistance from Berlin.

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