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  • CNMV Confirms 6-Month Ban on Enel/Acciona Endesa Bid Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 6:03 AM ET

    Spanish market regulator CNMV said it had taken note of Enel and Acciona's joint takeover plan for Endesa and reiterated no bid could be made for six months.

  • EU Ministers Refuse to Cede to Fears for Economy Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 4:15 AM ET

    Despite concern over the U.S. economy, European finance ministers stuck to forecasts of solid economic growth in their part of the world this year as a second day of policy talks got underway in Brussels on Tuesday.

  • NYSE Euronext Wins 91.4% of Euronext Shares Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 2:58 AM ET

    Transatlantic exchange operator NYSE Euronext's bid for Euronext shares has been accepted by holders of 91.42% of the Paris-based group's shares, French market watchdog AMF said on Tuesday.

  • Here are some of Monday's big movers on European stock markets

  • Here some of Friday's big movers on European stock markets

  • Citigroup Looking into a Bid for ABN AMRO: WSJ Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 9:48 AM ET

    Some executives within Citigroup are pushing for the U.S. banking giant to make a bid for ABN AMRO, which is in discussions about a possible merger with Barclays, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

  • The European Union approved an aviation deal with the United States that opens up restricted trans-Atlantic routes to new rivals, but bowed to British concerns in delaying when the agreement takes effect.

  • Here are some of Thursday's big movers on European stock markets

  • Was That It? Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 7:29 AM ET

    Speaking about the correction, of course! Well, in percentage terms it didn’t even qualify as that, except perhaps in China. But even the Shanghai market is back in rollicking form.

  • Ahold Fourth Quarter More than Doubles Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 3:47 AM ET

    Dutch retailer Ahold said on Thursday that fourth-quarter net profit more than doubled, thanks to its domestic activities, and said it would increase its share buyback to 3 billion euros ($4 billion).

  • Danish SAS Strike Cancels Dozens of Flights Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 5:43 AM ET

    Danish flight attendants at Scandinavian airline SAS stopped work on Wednesday at Copenhagen's Kastrup international airport in a contract dispute, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights.

  • European Stocks to Watch Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 9:49 AM ET

    Here some of Tuesday's big movers on European stock markets:Whitbread, Storebrand, Iberia, ABN Amro, Barclays, Friends Provident, Technical Olympic and Deutsche Post.

  • Celebrating the Grand Alliance Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 7:15 AM ET

    We are on the verge of marking the 50th anniversary of the European Union -- taking as its birth the Treaty of Rome -- and politicians will spend this weekend in Berlin toasting the treaty.

  • U.K. Media Regulator to Investigate Pay TV Market Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 4:44 AM ET

    Britain's media regulator Ofcom said on Tuesday it would investigate the pay TV industry, dominated by BSKyB, and decide whether the market should be referred for scrutiny by competition regulators.

  • Nokia Wants End to Qualcomm Patents Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 1:37 PM ET

    Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, said Monday that it filed complaints against wireless technology company Qualcomm in Germany and the Netherlands.

  • European Stocks to Watch Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 8:03 AM ET

    Here some of Monday's big movers on European stock markets: TUI, ABN Amro, Capitalia, AstraZeneca and Alcatel-Lucent.

  • Barclays to Confirm ABN Merger Talks: Papers Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 1:03 AM ET

    Britain's Barclays is expected to confirm on Monday it is in preliminary merger talks with ABN AMRO Holding, British newspapers reported.

  • Altria Reportedly Monitoring Imperial Bid for Altadis Sunday, 18 Mar 2007 | 10:23 AM ET

    Britain's Imperial Tobacco will continue to push for a deal to acquire Franco-Spanish tobacco company Altadis, which rejected an offer of 45 euros ($59) a share.

  • The Wall Street Journal  said a second group of investors comprising Bain Capital, Apollo Management and Vornado Realty Trust may be interested in the U.K. grocer.

  • U.S. drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb is moving assets of up to $25 billion from an Irish holding company, it said on Friday, fanning worries in Ireland that it is growing less competitive.