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Commerzbank posted a 15 percent rise in quarterly net profit as it set aside less cash to cover ailing loans held in its restructuring division.
The euro zone has been struggling through a tough period of recession, but examples of companies surviving the downturn can be found across the continent.
A number of finance firms face billions of euros in fines next month from European Union regulators for colluding on global benchmark interest rates.
A growing number of economists expect a rate cut by the European Central Bank (ECB) either next week or in December.
The CEO of Pirelli, Marco Tronchetti Provera, said that Europe needed a "common policy" to boost its economy.
Morgan Stanley has been asked by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority to provide details in relation to its foreign exchange investigation, according to sources.
One of Britain's largest department store chains has introduced plus-sized mannequins at its flag-ship store.
Growth in euro zone business activity slowed in October, surveys showed Wednesday, although the slowdown was less marked than originally thought.
Italy's finance minister said that there had been no "political assassination" at Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo when Enrico Cucchiani was ousted.
BAE Systems said it would start a consultation process to lay off 1,775 ship workers across the UK.
Asia churned out the highest number of billionaires globally in 2013, a stark contrast to Europe - which saw a decline in its ultrawealthy population.
Dutch lender ING missed profit expectations on Wednesday as the bank announced its restructuring, after years of state aid, was finally nearing completion.
The European Central Bank should show that it is ready to tackle the strong euro and stimulate growth later this week, Italy's economy and finance minister said.
Adecco, the world's No. 1 staffing agency, beat expectations for third-quarter net profit and said it expects increasing demand for flexible labour in Europe as the region emerges from recession.
Britain's financial regulator is to bolster its stock market listing rules to protect shareholders, after high-profile scandals at mining companies.
Security firm may have received unwanted attention in recent days, but the company managed to report promising growth on Tuesday.
EU antitrust regulators are set to fine six global banks for suspected rigging of benchmark euro zone interest rates, sources said.
"We are expecting the market to go through a consolidation phase," Katrina Dudley of Franklin Templeton.
Italy's banks won't fail the European stress tests, the country's economy and finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday.
Turkey is ready to get "married" to the European Union, after the EU decided to re-open membership talks with Turkey.
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