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  • ROME— Italian officials warned Monday that Switzerland could face consequences after voters in the border canton of Ticino approved a referendum calling on authorities to grant preference to Swiss workers over foreigners in employment. Fifty-eight percent of Ticino voters on Sunday approved the measure, an outgrowth of the Swiss nationalist efforts to...

  • European governments to take more relaxed attitudes towards deficits

    Robert Smithson, investment director at GAM, discusses the European banking environment, saying that the "pendulum of pessimism" has swung too far against eurozone banks.

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • MILAN, Sept 23 (Reuters)- European shares ended weaker on Friday, pulling back from two-week highs in the previous session after the Federal Reserve signalled an increasingly cautious approach to future rate hikes, with banks leading sectoral fallers. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended 0.7 percent lower, retreating after closing at its highest level since...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 23- Innogy, the renewables, network and retail business of utility RWE, could fetch up to 5 billion euros when it lists next month to become Germany's biggest IPO since the tech boom at the turn of the millennium. RWE's debt is 28.3 billion euros, E.ON' s 25.5 billion. By pooling and listing its healthy assets-- grids, retail and renewables-- as a separate...

  • 3 month anniversary of the Brexit referendum

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including tourism spending in the United Kingdom climbing after the Brexit vote.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 23- Innogy, the renewables, network and retail business of German utility RWE, could fetch up to 5 billion euros and raise the largest amount in an initial public offering in Europe for nine years when it lists next month. Germany's No.2 utility is pooling and listing its healthy assets-- grids, retail and renewables-- hoping to attract investors who...

  • MILAN, Sept 23 (Reuters)- European shares fell on Friday, pulling back from two-week highs hit the previous session after the Federal Reserve signaled an increasingly cautious approach to future rate hikes, with banks leading sectoral fallers. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was 0.7 percent lower, retreating a touch after having closed at its highest level...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • MILAN, Sept 22- Retro trenchcoats, feathered cuffs and brightly colored patterns hinting at the 1960 s and 70 s were among the highlights of Prada's spring/summer women's wear collection in Milan on Thursday. Last month it predicted a return to sales and profit growth next year, helped by improved sales trends in China, and there was plenty of variety in veteran...

  • ROME— Rome's iconic Spanish Steps officially reopened to the public Thursday after a cleaning and repair job financed by luxury jeweler Bulgari, the latest in a series of privately-funded restorations of Italy's cultural treasures. The reopening had been beset by controversy over Bulgari's insistence that the city better protect the newly pristine...

  • LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters)- European shares climbed to a two-week high on Thursday, boosted by a rally in mining stocks, after the U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fuelling high inflation. "Markets are getting support not only from the inaction of the Fed but also...

  • ECB: Europe will remain alert and ready to act

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Denmark's Maersk to split into two companies.

  • *Tuscan lender aims to raise 5 billion euros. LONDON Sept 22- European regulators expect Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena will have to turn to the government for support, three euro zone officials with knowledge of the matter said, although Rome would strongly resist such a move if bondholders suffered losses. Less than two months after the Tuscan lender...

  • Class CNBC's Claudia Pensotti discusses Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's appearance at Milan Fashion Week.

  • For the best fashion, come and produce in Italy:  Angela Missoni

    Angela Missoni, the creative director of Italian fashion company Missoni, explains the importance of the fashion industry. CNBC's Claudia Pensotti reports.