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European politicians backed proposals to increase the number of women on the boards of top European companies on Tuesday.
Greece's economy could shrink by as much as 5 percent this year, the Athens-based IOBE think tank said on Tuesday, revising down its previous projection and offering a more pessimistic forecast than the country's foreign lenders.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its global growth outlook for 2013 on Tuesday, and warned of three "new risks" that threaten to derail the global economic recovery.
Egypt's interim president on Tuesday named liberal economist and former finance minister Hazem el-Beblawi as prime minister in a transitional government, as the authorities sought to steer the country to new parliamentary and presidential elections.
The trial of the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner began Tuesday in a courtroom that accommodates all the survivors and relatives of the 32 victims who want to see justice carried out in the 2012 tragedy, but the hearing was quickly postponed.
A letter from leading French chief executives accusing François Hollande of destroying the economy comes as Nicolas Sarkozy emerges on to the political scene once more.
The corruption scandal surrounding Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy erupted once more on Tuesday, and one analyst warned that financial markets could be in for more pain.
More clashes between protesters and police have put Turkey's social unrest back in the spotlight, following steps to shore up its weakening currency.
Royal Dutch Shell said its Downstream Director Ben van Beurden would take over as group chief executive from next year, to replace Peter Voser.
British retailer Marks & Spencer posted an eighth consecutive quarterly fall in underlying sales of general merchandise, though the outcome did represent a slowing in the rate of decline.
British house prices are rising at their fastest pace in more than three years, helped by initiatives to reduce borrowing costs.
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Greece's budget could be back in surplus by the end of the year, although a lot of work still needs to be done in terms of reforms, says IMF's Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
An increasing number of British chief financial officers believe now is the time to take risk onto their balance sheets amid a shift towards expansionary strategies, according to new research by Deloitte.
Greece secures an $8.7 billion lifeline from the euro zone but is told it must keep its promises on cutting public sector jobs and other reforms in order to get all the cash.
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France's finance minister, Pierre Moscovici, has called on his country's business community to be conscious of the need for reform, and has attacked what he described as "French-bashing."
At least 51 people were killed and 435 injured in clashes early Monday in the Egyptian capital, the Ministry of Health said.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi reiterated on Monday his commitment to low interest rates, saying higher rates were not currently warranted.
Throughout discussions in Europe, two questions surfaced: 1) what happened to the weather, and 2) what's happened to the tourists, specifically European tourists?
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European equities closed mostly higher on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings reports and new economic data, as the euro rallied against the dollar.
Ahead of the UK elections, Bill O'Neill, head of the UK investment office at UBS Wealth Management, talks about which UK political party would be better for business, especially with the heated discussion on an EU referendum.