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An Italian court indicted officials from Standard & Poor's and Fitch over alleged market manipulation.
Sanofi shares tumbled up to 6.2 percent on Wednesday after the French drugmaker's board said it was ousting chief executive, Chris Viehbacher.
Total warned that sliding oil prices had hit its third-quarter results and could weigh for the rest of 2014.
Deutsche Bank posts a surprise net loss in its third-quarter earnings, as heavy legal costs outweighed a rise in investment banking.
Private sector growth in Britain slowed in the three months to October, a new report showed on Wednesday, which cautioned that overall economic growth would plateau in the final quarter of 2014.
The European Commission said France and Italy's efforts to adjust their 2015 budgets have been 'constructive.'
BP increased dividends as it saw a jump in operating cash flow, despite lower oil prices and a drop in contributions from Russia.
Shares of Sanofi tumbled around 7.4 percent early on Tuesday after the French drugmaker reported weaker-than-expected Q3 sales.
Taxpayer-backed lender Lloyds has confirmed its plans to cut around 9,000 jobs as it reported its underlying profit rose to £2.1 billion.
Italy's Treasury has not ruled out extending repayment deadlines on hundreds of millions of euros in state aid to help troubled lender Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, a person close to the matter said.
A referendum that would force the Swiss central bank to hold a fifth of its assets in gold could rock foreign exchange markets.
Following Europe's bank stress tests, there are growing calls for the European Central bank to start a full-blown sovereign-bond-buying program.
The Swedish central bank's decision to slash its main interest rate has prompted speculation that its next move may mirror action taken by its Swiss counterpart.
Sweden's central bank cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points to a record low zero percent to fight persistently low inflation.
UBS posted forecast-beating net profits of $802 million but warned on litigation charges of $1.9 billion.
Europe's banking health check has shown countries and lenders are implementing global capital rules at vastly different speeds.
The European Central Bank's plan to buy private sector assets may fall short, the threat of its own QE looms.
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko hailed a victory for pro- Europe parties in an election, saying the vote showed people backed his pro-Western course.
There are hopes that Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's proposed changes to the country's rigid labor market can help companies survive amid the downturn.
Oil exporters in the crude-rich Gulf need to rationalize spending amid a deteriorating global economic outlook.
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