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  • MILAN/ LONDON, April 20- European shares retreated from three-month highs on Wednesday as oil prices fell, but the losses were limited by some solid earning updates, including those of UK chip maker ARM. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was down 0.3 percent by 0952 GMT after rising 1.5 percent the day before, when it reached its highest since early January.

  • LONDON/ MILAN, April 19- European shares rose to three-month highs on Tuesday, helped by a rally in commodities-related stocks and encouraging trading updates from French cosmetics firm L'Oreal and advertising group Publicis. There were also supportive economic signals from China, the world's top metals consumer.. "The possibility that China is stabilising...

  • Europe stabilizes, Carney on Brexit risks

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Bank of England Governor Mark Carney saying "Brexit risks may be manifesting."

  • MILAN, April 19- Italy's Banca Popolare di Vicenza effectively wiped out the savings of thousands of its small shareholders on Tuesday when the struggling lender set a price range for its initial public offer which valued its stock at a fraction of what they paid. Shocked retail investors voiced anger and disbelief, accusing the bank's management and Prime...

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— Most Jews around the world say the traditional "Next year in Jerusalem" at the end of the annual Passover Seder feast. Passover vacations have grown in recent years beyond the traditional destinations of Miami Beach, the Catskills and Israel. Passover travel programs at the resorts, which include Ritz- Carlton and Waldorf Astoria hotels in Florida,...

  • MILAN, April 19- Struggling Italian lender Banca Popolare di Vicenza effectively wiped out the savings of thousands of its small shareholders on Tuesday when it set a price range for its initial public offer, valuing its stock at a fraction of their original investment. Popolare di Vicenza, Italy's eighth largest bank, must raise 1.76 billion euros and list on...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Oil prices steadied on Monday as a strike in Kuwait offset concern over producers' failure to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets rose. Weighing on oil prices earlier was the failure in Doha of some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, to agree to stabilize output at January levels...

  • (ADVISORY- Reuters plans to replace intra-day European and UK stock market reports with a Live Markets blog on Eikon (see cpurl:// apps.cp./ cms/? LONDON/ MILAN, April 18 (Reuters)- European shares recovered on Monday after a weak open, with auto and travel stocks gaining and the energy sector off its lows after a meeting by major exporters in Doha collapsed without a deal to...

  • *Nikkei skids as investors assess Kumamoto quake impact. NEW YORK, April 18- Oil prices slumped on Monday after producers failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets edged higher. Some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, had gathered in Doha, the capital of Qatar, over the weekend in an attempt to agree...

  • European markets close higher

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including CaixaBank offering $1 billion takeover bid for Portugal's Banco BPI.

  • *Nikkei skids as investors assess Kumamoto quake impact. LONDON, April 18- A dive in oil prices sent stock markets lower on Monday after producers meeting in Qatar failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply, quashing the more optimistic tone which prevailed for much of the past week. Some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, had gathered in Doha, the...

  • MILAN, April 18- European shares fell on Monday, with oil stocks leading the market lower as crude prices tumbled after a meeting by major exporters in Doha collapsed without a deal to freeze output. A deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non- OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday after Saudi Arabia demanded that Iran join in despite calls on Riyadh to save the...

  • MILAN, April 18- European shares fell in early trading on Monday, with oil stocks leading the market lower as crude prices tumbled after a meeting by major exporters in Doha collapsed without a deal to freeze output. The STOXX Europe Oil and Gas index fell 3.4 percent, making it the top sectoral loser with shares in Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Eni all down by more than...

  • QUITO, Ecuador— The Latest on the earthquake in Ecuador:. Correa says Ecuador will overcome the tragedy. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is back in his home country and is making his first public comments about the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades.

  • Italy's new bank bailout fund - dubbed "Atlas" - raises questions about its viability.

    The newly-set up bank bailout fund in Italy — dubbed Atlas — will help clear uncertainty over the financial system, the country's central banker said

  • QUITO, Ecuador— The Latest on the earthquake in Ecuador:. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is back in his home country and is making his first public comments about the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades. Correa cut short a trip to the Vatican and flew directly to one of the hardest-hit area along Ecuador's Pacific coast to oversee relief...

  • MILAN— Italians were voting Sunday in a referendum on the duration of offshore drilling concessions in territorial waters, as nine regional governments sought to wrestle some influence over energy policy from the central government in Rome. Experts say the outcome of the referendum is unlikely to have any longer term impact on energy investments in Italy, as...

  • MILAN, April 15- Italy has dubbed its new bank bailout fund Atlas, after the mythical Greek titan, because it is meant to hold up the sky above the nation's lenders. The 5- 6 billion euro fund was hailed by the government as an industry-led response to concerns in Rome and other European capitals about the euro zone's fourth-biggest banking system.

  • *China Q1 GDP meets expectations at +6.7 pct. *China industrial output, new loans beat forecasts. China posted its slowest economic growth since 2009 but a surge of new debt appears to be fuelling a recovery in factory activity, investment and household spending in the world's second largest economy.

  • LONDON, April 15- Bulgari, the flagship jewelry brand of luxury industry leader LVMH, sees growth picking up in the second half of the year after sales suffered following the attacks in Paris in November. "If we keep that traction through the summer, the second half could indeed be much stronger in terms of growth rate," Chief Executive Jean-Christophe Babin told...