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Greek government bond yields spiked beyond 8 percent on Thursday morning, in a sign of growing concern about the country’s economic stability.
Abbvie has called time on its $54 billion offer for Ireland-based Shire, after its board said it would no longer recommend the bid to shareholders.
Carrefour, the world's second-biggest retailer, said on Thursday that like-for-like sales growth slowed in the third quarter, reflecting low consumer sentiment in austerity-hit southern Europe, and falling fruit and vegetable prices across the region.
Roche reported third quarter sales of 11.78 billion Swiss francs ($12.29 billion) on Thursday, above analysts' forecasts of 11.58 billion Swiss francs in a Reuters poll.
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Greek equities took another battering Wednesday while its yields spiked, as concerns about the strength of the euro zone economy spooked investors.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
Taxi hailing app Hailo has decided to shut down its operations in North America in the face of "astronomical" marketing costs.
Tax inversion may have dominated business news headlines for months – but that could all be about to change.
The bulk of a new type of allowance paid to bankers are in breach of the European Union's bonus cap.
U.K. unemployment continued to fall in the three months to August, hitting its lowest level since October 2008, although growth in employment slowed.
Qualcomm has agreed to buy chip maker CSR for $2.5 billion, pushing out its rival Microchip Technology to win the British Bluetooth specialist.
Disappointing German data means the long-held "Germany on one side, Europe on the other" attitude could be changing.
Ireland will phase out a tax loophole that multinationals use to save billions of dollars as part of changes to its tax structure.
The German Economy Ministry slashed its forecasts for growth on Tuesday to 1.2 percent for this year and 1.3 percent for next year.
British inflation slowed sharply in September to its lowest level in five years, easing pressure on the Bank of England to start raising rates.
Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has suspended another three employees as part of a probe into a 250 million pounds ($399 million) profit mis-statement, taking the total number of suspended staff to eight.
German investor morale fell sharply in October, new data showed on Tuesday.
British luxury brand Burberry posted a 15 percent rise in retail revenue in its first half, reflecting a strong performance across all regions.
Swiss sanitary equipment maker Geberit said it would buy Finnish bath and toilet firm Sanitec in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion.
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