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  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- Euro zone lenders and the International Monetary Fund have reached agreed between themselves to present a common stance to Greece later on Friday in talks on reforms and the fiscal path Athens must take, euro zone officials said. Such a united stance would be a breakthrough because the two groups have differed for months on the size of the...

  • LEIPZIG, Germany, Feb 9- Plans to dredge the river Elbe in Hamburg must be improved before a stop order on the work is lifted, a German court ruled on Thursday, raising the risk of more delay to work to deepen Germany's biggest port and open it up to new container ships. Following the ruling from Germany's top administrative court that authorities must do more to...

  • LEIPZIG, Germany, Feb 9- Dredging the river Elbe in Hamburg to enable new generations of container ships to reach Germany's largest port can go ahead, the country's top administrative court ruled on Thursday. Hamburg wants to make it easier for massive container ships to reach its port regardless of the tide to counter intense competition from Rotterdam,...

  • Payments company Adyen processed $90 billion in transactions in 2016 for companies like Airbnb, Spotify, Netflix and Uber.

  • UBS

    The euro could be poised to extend its bullish run in spite of "existential" political risks, according to a UBS report.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 8- Adyen, one of Europe's biggest fintech companies, reported an 80 percent jump in 2016 payment transaction volumes to $90 billion powered by some of the world's biggest online players and expansion in Asia and the Americas. More than 1,400 stores in Europe and the United States now use its point-of-sale systems, with clients including fashion...

  • Financial traders at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    European equities are set to become the big winners as policy makers try to revive inflation, according to a BlackRock report.

  • MILAN, Feb 3- Italy's top retail bank Intesa Sanpaolo lowered its guidance for dividends to be paid on 2017 results to 3.4 billion euros after posting a slightly smaller than expected profit in the fourth quarter of last year. The bank's chief executive, Carlo Messina, said as recently as November he was aiming to pay dividends of 4 billion euros on this year's...

  • MILAN/ LONDON, Feb 2- European shares slipped on Thursday, weighed down by disappointing earning updates from Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk and German lender Deutsche Bank, although Reckitt Benckiser was boosted by news of talks to buy U.S. rival Johnson Nutrition. The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.3 percent, while Britain's FTSE outperformed with a gain...

  • *How rival cities compare to London: http://tmsnrt.rs/2ey4wqb. LONDON/ FRANKFURT Feb 1- Regulators in European countries competing for post-Brexit banking business are offering London- based banks a range of short-term workarounds to help them relocate, bankers, regulators and lawyers say. Global banks have warned they might have to move their European...

  • *How rival cities compare to London: http://tmsnrt.rs/2ey4wqb. LONDON/ FRANKFURT Feb 1- Regulators in European countries competing for post-Brexit banking business are offering London- based banks a range of short-term workarounds to help them relocate, bankers, regulators and lawyers say. Global banks have warned they might have to move their European...

  • AMSTERDAM, Feb 1- A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport for hours on Wednesday, causing delays or cancellations of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs. Passengers faced hours of delays as flights were diverted to alternative European airports including Munich and Rotterdam, a...

  • AMSTERDAM, Feb 1- A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday causing the delay or cancellation of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs. KLM, the national carrier, canceled flights to Germany, Belgium, Britain and the United States, among others. Flights were being redirected to...

  • AMSTERDAM, Feb 1- Passengers at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport faced long waits Wednesday due to a serious computer problem at air traffic control, causing scores of flights to be diverted, canceled or delayed. A reboot of computer systems at one of Europe's largest flight hubs failed to resolve the issue. Flights were being redirected to Germany's Munich...

  • *IATA calls for greater clarity, more notice in future. BERLIN/ DUBAI, Jan 30- Airlines reacted angrily on Monday to an abrupt change in U.S. immigration policy, saying they were struggling to enforce unclear rules, faced unexpected additional costs and were worried they could be fined if they get it wrong. President Donald Trump announced over the weekend a...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- They might not be black and the steering wheel will be on the other side but London's distinctive cabs should hit Europe's city streets next year, the chief executive of the London Taxi Company told Reuters. Despite industry concerns over Britain's future access to the European Union after Brexit, the cab-maker has pushed ahead with investment...

  • Similar price rises for old drugs have sparked outrage in the United States, where former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli was pilloried in 2015 for increasing the cost of an anti-parasitic medicine by more than 5,000 percent. The new analysis by British academics suggests Europe is not immune to such unexplained cost increases, although absolute prices...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Iran's monthly oil exports are set to climb slightly in February, as Indonesia takes its first shipment since sanctions on Tehran were lifted last year, a person with knowledge of Iran's tanker loading schedule said. Volumes remain below last September's high, however, suggesting that Iran has had difficulty finding more buyers for its oil, even...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 26- A court in the Netherlands on Thursday postponed until Feb. 2 a decision on whether to enforce bankruptcy proceedings against two subsidiaries of phone carrier Oi SA, which is under creditor protection in Brazil, the company confirmed on Thursday in a securities filing. Reuters had reported the postponement of the ruling earlier on Thursday.

  • George Soros

    The Dutch market regulator mistakenly published details of short selling trades, according to the Financial Times.