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  • Deutsche Bank (Xetra: DBK.DE - news) shares fall 2.4 percent in early trading on Friday after a newspaper reports the lender is considering whether to raise as much as 5 billion euros ($6.91 billion) in capital this year to cope with European stress tests and new capital rules. Handelsblatt newspaper cites sources at the …

  • Decline in German DAX leads European equities lower Reuters - UK Focus - 48 minutes ago

    European shares fell on Friday, led lower by a drop in Germany's DAX index, as new signs of violence in Ukraine weighed on stock markets which had been buoyed this week by corporate takeover activity. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which hit a near 6-year high of 1,355.29 points earlier this month, fell 0.4 percent …

  • Britain may lose its challenge to stop plans by 11 euro zone countries to tax financial transactions when the European Union's top court rules next week, lawyers said on Thursday. Britain is challenging an EU decision allowing the group of EU members to push ahead with their plans to tax stock, bond and derivatives trades …

  • EU mergers and takeovers (April 24) Reuters - UK Focus - 12 hours ago

    The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- British engineering group John Wood and German peer Siemens to ...

  • European stock markets rose on Thursday, as signs of a resurgence in corporate takeover activity offset lingering worries over Ukraine. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which hit a near 6-year ...

  • Release of third annual global survey by Thales and Ponemon Institute examining attitudes towards data protection, encryption and key management in the cloud Thales, a world leader in Critical Information Systems and Cybersecurity, will be showcasing its high assurance cryptographic solutions for protecting cloud, …

  • HORSHAM, England--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Cmed Clinical Services announced today it will be presenting at the European Clinical Data Forum being held from 7th - 8th May 2014 in Brussels, further cementing the ...

  • European shares resumed their rise on Thursday, boosted by mergers and acquisitions activity and upbeat updates from electrical gear maker Schneider Electric and oil services group Technip among others. ...

  • British defence contractor Chemring Group Plc said it would sell its European munitions business to France's state-owned Nexter Systems SA for up to 167.8 million euros ($232 million) to focus on its core defence technology business. The defence contractor has been selling its non-core businesses since last year to reduce …

  • * Advertising revenue falls 27 pct * Circulation revenue falls 6 pct April 24 (Reuters) - European newspaper publisher Mecom Group Plc said its first-quarter core profit rose as cost-cutting efforts in Denmark and the Netherlands, its largest markets, offset a fall in revenue. EBITDA in the Netherlands rose 5.5 million …

  • European shares resumed their upward trend on Thursday as mergers and acquisitions and a solid update from France's Schneider Electric fuelled a rally in the industrial sector. Shares in Alstom jumped ...

  • Defence group Chemring is selling its European munitions business for up to 167.8m euros.

  • European shares bounce; Alstom jumps on M&A talk Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 24, 2014 08:10 BST

    European shares rose in early trade on Thursday, recouping most of the previous session's losses, with Alstom surging on merger and acquisition talk. Shares in the French firm jumped 16 percent following ...

  • Leading Practitioners and Researchers from Europe Commended for Commitment to Advancing Vascular and Endovascular Therapy W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) joined with leaders across the vascular and endovascular community in honoring four European physicians as Pioneers in Performance. The biennial award acknowledges …

  • Chemring to sell European munitions business for up to 168 mln euros Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 24, 2014 07:56 BST

    British defence contractor Chemring Group Plc said it would sell its European munitions business to France's Nexter Systems SA for up to 167.8 million euros to focus on its core defence technology business. ...

  • LIBERAL Democrat leader Nick Clegg is taking the fight over membership of the European Union to Nigel Farage, warning the electorate against voting for Ukip next month. Launching his party’s manifesto ...

  • European stocks remained under some slight selling pressure at the midday mark despite what in general terms was a better than expected reading on the Eurozone's manufacturing and service sectors.

  • Tech leads European shares lower as Ericsson, ARM disappoint Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 17:44 BST

    European shares snapped a three-day winning streak on Wednesday, with tech stocks hit by disappointing results from Ericsson and chip designer ARM Holdings, raising doubts about the sector's earnings. ...

  • BUZZ-European tech stocks: please reboot Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 15:54 BST

    Heightened expectations are colliding with lackluster results at Europe's blue chip technology companies although modestly better prospects for some may help in the longer term. ** Over past week ASML, ...

  • In bid for top EU job, Juncker promises fair deal for Britain Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 14:56 BST

    * Juncker wants 5-year freeze on new EU members * Warns London not to block extra power for euro zone BRUSSELS, April 23 (Reuters) - Britain should get a fair hearing for its concerns about the European Union but must not block extra powers for the euro zone, Jean-Claude Juncker, a leading candidate to take one of the …

  • Vodafone's interest in Yoigo depends on EU telecom deals stance Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 14:12 BST

    Vodafone could be interested in buying Spain's fourth-largest mobile operator Yoigo once it is clear how tough the European regulator will be on tie-ups in the sector, the British firm's chief executive said. Yoigo, owned by Sweden's Teliasonera (Dusseldorf: TLS.DU - news) , has been a potential bid target for some time, …

  • Europe open: Equities move lower after manufacturing reports Sharecast - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 12:53 BST

    European stocks have come under slight selling pressure early on following mixed readings on the manufacturing sector in France and Germany.

  • Ericsson leads European shares lower after earnings miss Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 12:11 BST

    * Ericsson (Xetra: ERCA.DE - news) falls after earnings miss * Primark gives Associated British Foods (LSE: ABF.L - news) a lift LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Wednesday, retracing some of the previous session's strong gains as investors responded to weak earnings from Ericsson and mixed data out …

  • STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-Monte Paschi gains 4 pct on Goldman report Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 09:51 BST

    Shares in Banca Monte dei Paschi (Milan: BMPS.MI - news) di Siena (BMPS) rise more than 4 percent after Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) raises its rating on the Italian lender to 'neutral' from 'sell' following the bank's decision to increase the size of its previously announced rights issue. Goldman Sachs also removes …

  • STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-Barclays needs to axe 7,500 jobs - Bernstein Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 08:54 BST

    Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC.L - news) needs to cut about 7,500 jobs in its investment bank, or almost 30 percent of its staff, to get its profitability back above its target as tougher regulations squeeze income, analysts at Bernstein say. Barclays is due to release details of a review of its investment bank on May 8, which …

  • Ericsson leads Europe shares lower with focus on PMIs Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 08:12 BST

    European shares edged lower on Wednesday after strong gains in the previous session, pegged back following an earnings miss from Ericsson and weaker-than-expected French data. Shares in the Swedish mobile ...

  • Advisory firm brings global perspective to its unique coverage of the WCM and CEM service provider landscape Digital Clarity Group (DCG), the research-based advisory firm focused on customer experience management (CEM), announced the immediate availability of the European edition of its popular Guide to Service Providers …

  • European regulators and power companies are battening down the hatches in case the crisis escalates

  • Construction sector output in the European Union (EU) registered a slight increase during the month of February, but not so in the case of the UK, which saw the third largest decline out of the 28 members ...

  • M&A in pharmaceuticals helps European shares extend rally Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 17:34 BST

    European shares rose on Tuesday, boosted by mergers and acquisitions activity in the pharmaceuticals sector and by bullish euro zone consumer confidence data. The STOXX Europe 600 health care index rose ...

  • Investor risk appetite for European property set to keep growing this year

    Investor appetite for risk is set to keep rising throughout 2014 after helping to push deal volumes in the European property market to a five-year high last year, according M&G Real Estate.The fund manager’s ...

  • European refinery output falls 6.2 pct in March -Euroilstock Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 14:00 BST

    European refinery output fell 6.2 percent in March from February as some plants went offline for seasonal maintenance, data from industry monitor Euroilstock showed on Tuesday. Total output fell to 9.919 ...

  • Presentation delivered to up to 900 surgeons, doctors, nurses and allied health professionals involved in the management of Head and Neck Cancer CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM), a late-stage oncology company, today announced that the Company is a Gold Sponsor of the European Congress on Head and Neck Oncology …

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-M&A talk lifts European shares, euro dips to two-week low Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 12:13 BST

    * M&A talk in pharma sector lifts European shares * Ukraine tension seen as threat to riskier assets (Updates prices, adds comments) LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) - M&A talk in the pharmaceutical sector lifted European shares on Tuesday, but failed to support the euro, which dipped to a two-week low against the dollar as …

  • M&A activity in pharma helps European stocks extend rally Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 12:08 BST

    European shares rose on Tuesday, extending last week's gains, as mergers and acquisitions activity in the pharmaceuticals sector eclipsed disappointing results from Dutch conglomerate Philips. The STOXX ...

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