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  • FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, Sept 24- Volkswagen must move quickly to recall and refit models rigged to pass U.S. emissions tests to limit the long-term impact to its reputation, dealers and consumer protection bodies say. "To regain confidence, Volkswagen needs to indemnify any consumers affected by damage," Klaus Mueller, head of the Federation of German Consumer...

  • *Austria, Slovakia follow Germany in imposing border controls. *Hungary closes main migrant crossing point from Serbia. Austria said it would dispatch its military to help the police carry out checks at the border with Hungary after thousands of migrants crossed on foot overnight, filling up emergency accomodation nearby, including tents at the frontier.

  • WRAPUP 1- BORDER-FREE EUROPE UNRAVELS IN MIGRANT CRISIS@* Austria, Slovakia follow Germany in imposing border. Austria dispatched its military to guard its frontier with Hungary after thousands of migrants crossed the border on foot overnight, filling up temporary accommodation space in tents and railway station car parks. "If Germany carries out border...

  • *Germany has reached its limits- minister. BERLIN/ BRUSSELS, Sept 13- Germany re-imposed border controls on Sunday after Europe's most powerful nation acknowledged it could scarcely cope with thousands of asylum seekers arriving every day. "The aim of these measures is to limit the current inflows to Germany and to return to orderly procedures when people enter...

  • Poland's not feeling the love for the euro anymore Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 | 9:31 AM ET
    Warsaw Old Town, Poland

    Once upon a time, it looked likely that Poland would join the 19-country euro zone. Not anymore.

  • LONDON, Sept 2- Truckers caught up in Europe's migrant crisis say business is increasingly disrupted by queues and stowaways, but they are far more worried governments will step up border controls. If the border-free zone within Europe were to disintegrate or be scrapped, it would call into question not only the road haulage industry's own, time-sensitive...

  • WARSAW, Aug 27- Goldman Sachs will hire "several hundred" employees for its Warsaw- based technology and operations units over the next three years, the U.S. bank said on Thursday. "In a strategic decision, the firm will now expand its footprint in Warsaw," said Goldman Sachs spokesman for central and eastern Europe, Adib Sisani. Goldman Sachs has had an office in Warsaw...

  • DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept 2 Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 8:02 PM ET

    JAKARTA, Indonesia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco releases text of speech of President John Williams before the Bank Indonesia-BIS Research Conference in Jakarta- 0645 GMT. SEOUL, South Korea- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks before the "Macroeconomic Policy and Price Measurement Issues in a Low Inflation...

  • WARSAW, Aug 17- Polish President Andrzej Duda said banks should bear the responsibility for solving the issue of Swiss franc mortgages because they made huge profits on them, but a solution must not destabilise the banking sector. Poland is one of the last countries in eastern Europe to tackle a foreign currency mortgages problem, described by central bank...

  • Cramer: Best defense stocks ripping up the market Friday, 29 May 2015 | 6:25 PM ET
    The patriot missile is manufactured at Raytheon's Integrated Air Defense Center in Andover.

    Jim Cramer highlights that the U.S. is spending less on our military, but does that mean defense stocks are a lost cause? Maybe not.

  • Why Poland’s negative yield bond is still hot Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 7:11 PM ET

    Bond markets have sold off globally, but there's an odd duck standout: the negative-yielding, Swiss-franc-denominated bond recently sold by Poland.

  • Has Russia-Ukraine crisis hurt Poland? Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Has Russia-Ukraine crisis hurt Poland?

    Grzegorz Zawada of the Warsaw Stock Exchange discusses whether the Russia-Ukraine crisis has impacted the Polish equity market.

  • European shale dream dying before it started Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Employees during a press visit to the first shale gas exploring site started by Chevron in Pungesti, Romania, April 2014.

    Chevron announced it is relinquishing concessions in Romania, the last of its shale gas projects in Europe.

  • Romania: The next place to invest? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Romania: The next place to invest?

    Ludwik Sobolewski, CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, discusses Romania's hopes of achieving an emerging market status by 2017.

  • NY Gov Cuomo readies mission to Cuba: Report Saturday, 17 Jan 2015 | 3:31 PM ET
    A man pushes his tricycle taxi with a U.S flag on a street in Havana December 18, 2014.

    NY's Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce a trade mission to the Caribbean island, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

  • A man pushes his tricycle taxi with a U.S flag on a street in Havana December 18, 2014.

    China has increasing economic clout in Cuba, but better U.S. relations could change that——and more——for the island.

  • Investing in digital tech Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 4:10 AM ET
    Investing in digital tech

    MCI Management is a venture capital fund business that focuses on digital economy and the tech sector. CIO Tomasz Czechowicz explains more.

  • On the search for yield? Try Poland Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    On the search for yield? Try Poland

    Grzegorz Zawada, deputy CEO of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, says Polish stocks give a good dividend yield for investors in a low interest rate environment.

  • EU together is stronger than Russia: Polish lawmaker

    Russia will "lose trillions" from the sanctions by entering an "unnecessary confrontation" with Ukraine, Radoslaw Sikorski, speaker of the Parliament and former Foreign Minister of Poland, adding that a unified Europe is needed to respond to Vladimir Putin..

  • If ECB rolls out QE, who will benefit? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    If ECB rolls out QE, who will benefit?

    Tim Umberger, Senior Advisor at East Capital, names Turkey as one of the countries that will benefit the most from potential stimulus in Europe. He later discusses the outlook for Russia.