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  • EU's Tusk urges Greek debt deal 'very soon'

    Ongoing negotiations between Athens and its EU-IMF creditors are currently stuck on a demand that Greece commit to an extra set of reforms in case it misses its spending targets in 2018

  • LONDON/MILAN, May 3 (Reuters) - European shares fell to a three-week low on Tuesday, with Commerzbank leading the decline after a slump in profits and mining stocks falling along with metals prices. Germany's Commerzbank fell 9.6 percent after posting a 52 percent drop in first-quarter net profit, hit by volatile capital …

  • Analysts are worried that a U.K. exit from the European Union will hit the Eastern European countries whose nationals work in Britain. But so far, investors have yet to share that concern.

  • The campaign for Britain to leave the European Union saw its lead narrow slightly over the rival "In" campaign, according to a weekly online poll published by opinion poll firm ICM on Tuesday. Forty-five percent of voters were in favour of a so-called Brexit against 44 percent who believe Britain should remain in the 28-member …

  • The special forums were designed for buy-side trading firms and their partners to discuss the strategies, systems and working practices necessary to comply with MiFID II as the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) prepares to deliver its final guidance and recommendations. These conferences, called “MiFID …

  • Pioneering ALS treatment passes the European Medicines Agency’s scientific evaluation stage. Genervon Biopharmaceuticals today announced that its very promising ALS treatment has successfully passed the EMA’s “COMP” phase. The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) has issued a positive opinion that Genervon’s …

  • Germany's Commerzbank fell 9 percent, the top decliner in the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, after posting a 52 percent drop in first-quarter net profit, hit by volatile capital markets and low interest rates. Traders said media reports about Commerzbank's role in a tax-evasion scheme also weighed. Commerzbank …

  • EU says 'Brexit' risks weigh on European economy

    Britain will hold a referendum on June 23 on whether to leave or remain in the European Union

  • Eurozone growth forecast cut as global risks, Brexit loom

    Warning of increased global risks for the 19-country single currency area, the European Commission trimmed its 2016 forecast to 1.6 percent from 1.7 percent

  • Britons are more worried about the prospect of Scotland gaining independence than of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, a poll published on Tuesday found. A BMG poll in Scotland's Herald newspaper found that 68 percent of voters cited Scottish secession from the United Kingdom as their least preferred option …

  • (ShareCast News) - European stocks fell in early trade as investors sifted through some disappointing corporate releases.

  • We'll get the European Commission's latest forecasts on Europe's national economies at 0900 GMT today. They come after last week's data showing surprisingly high growth in the first quarter, but with inflation ...

  • European shares fell on Tuesday, with Commerzbank leading the market lower after a profit slump, while mining stocks weakened as they tracked a decline in metals prices. Commerzbank shares fell 6.4 percent ...

  • (ShareCast News) - European stocks fell on Tuesday as weak Chinese data dented basic resources and bank earnings disappointed.

  • UK employers have 'significant' reliance on EU workers, study shows

    UK employers have a "significant" reliance on workers from the European Union, especially in manufacturing, accommodation and food services, a new study has shown.

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Technavio analysts forecast the satellite-based Earth observation (EO) market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of approximately 15.65% during the forecast period, according to their ...

  • German shares help European equities edge ahead; Italy banks drop Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 2, 2016 17:09 BST

    European shares edged up on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with German shares outperforming the broader market after a positive manufacturing survey. However, Italian banks fell after ...

  • US-EU trade deal 'risks' emerge in leak AFP - Mon, May 2, 2016 16:43 BST
    US-EU trade deal 'risks' emerge in leak

    Greenpeace have presented classified papers from ongoing US-EU trade talks on May 2, 2016 at a conference in Berlin

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE) announced today that Stephan Knipper joins the Company as Managing Director Continental Europe (subject to regulatory approval) based ...

  • European equities led higher by German shares, Italy banks lower Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 2, 2016 13:46 BST

    Trading volumes were thin as the UK market and other bourses in Europe were closed for a public holiday. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index was up 0.4 percent by 1239 GMT. Germany's DAX rose 0.9 percent after data showed factory activity in Europe's biggest economy rose to a three-month high in April, buoyed …

  • US-EU trade deal 'risks' emerge in leak

    Greenpeace have presented classified papers from ongoing US-EU trade talks on May 2, 2016 at a conference in Berlin

  • German shares lead Europe higher after factory data Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 2, 2016 09:56 BST

    European equities bounced back on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with German shares outperforming the broader market after a positive manufacturing survey report. However, trading ...

  • European shares tick higher in thin trading Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 2, 2016 08:15 BST

    European equities edged higher in early trading on Monday, with a sharp decline in the previous session prompting some investors to look for bargains. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index was ...

  • EXCLUSIVE-Qatar fund uses more external managers, cuts focus on Europe Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, May 1, 2016 15:34 BST

    Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is reducing its focus on investments in Europe and placing more of its money with external managers following an internal review, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • UK's "Remain" camp gains ground in EU poll - Opinium Reuters - UK Focus - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 19:25 BST

    The number of British people who want to stay in the European Union has risen over the past four weeks, an online poll by market research company Opinium Research for the Observer newspaper showed on Saturday. ...

  • Mobile roaming charges in EU slashed ahead of full ban PA Money News - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 10:06 BST
    Mobile roaming charges in EU slashed ahead of full ban

    Mobile roaming charges within the EU will now be significantly cheaper after an interim cap came into effect ahead of a full ban next year.

  • Mobile Roaming Charges In EU Cut By Up To 75% Sky News - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 07:37 BST
    Mobile Roaming Charges In EU Cut By Up To 75%

    Using your mobile phone within the European Union is significantly cheaper from today, as a new law to cap costly roaming charges comes into force. The European Commission says the cap will make using a phone within EU up to 75% cheaper ahead of the complete abolition of roaming charges in June 2017. When these fees are …

  • Price Of Using Mobiles In EU 'Drops 75%' Today Sky News - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 07:33 BST
    Mobile Roaming Charges In EU Cut By Up To 75%

    Using your mobile phone within the European Union is significantly cheaper from today, as a new law to cap costly roaming charges comes into force. The European Commission says the cap will make using a phone within EU up to 75% cheaper ahead of the complete abolition of roaming charges in June 2017. When these fees are …

  • Price Of Using Mobiles In EU 'Drop 75%' Today Sky News - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 06:05 BST
    Mobile Roaming Charges In EU Cut By Up To 75%

    Using your mobile phone within the European Union will become significantly cheaper from today, as a new law to cap costly roaming charges comes into force. The European Commission says the cap will make using a phone within EU up to 75% cheaper ahead of the complete abolition of roaming charges in June 2017. When these …

  • U.S., European trade negotiators battle political headwinds Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 23:38 BST

    Facing deeply entrenched differences and political headwinds, the top negotiators trying to reach a sweeping U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) .-European free trade deal avoided agriculture, public procurement and other thorny issues in talks this week. Instead, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Daniel Mullaney and European …

  • British support for EU membership split 50-50 - ORB poll Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 20:00 BST

    British support for staying in the European Union is split 50-50 according to an opinion poll published by research firm ORB which also suggested U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . President Obama has not won over many voters with his call for the country not to leave the bloc. The online poll of 2,082 people, carried out …

  • (ShareCast News) - European stocks fell on Friday, ahead of the long weekend and next Friday´s all-important US jobs report, despite better than expected readings on economic growth and unemployment.

  • EU watchdog says clearing houses resilient, tougher daily checks needed Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 17:44 BST

    Clearing houses for derivatives in the European Union must use tougher assumptions when checking their daily resilience to market shocks and defaults by members, the bloc's securities watchdog said on Friday. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the results of its first annual region-wide "stress …

  • European shares weighed down by IAG and Restaurant Group Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 17:36 BST

    European shares fell on Friday to register their biggest weekly drop in more than two months, with travel and leisure stocks among the top losers after updates from British Airways owner IAG and Restaurant ...

  • Ratings agency S&P sees UK staying in EU by small majority Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 17:32 BST

    Ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Friday it expected Britons to vote to remain in the European Union by a small majority in a June 23 referendum, but that the risk of leaving was a negative for the country's creditworthiness. S&P is the only major ratings agency to maintain a triple-A rating for Britain, but it …

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