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  • US, European stocks rally as 'Brexit' fears ease

    European stock markets rebounded on May 24, 2016

  • Technavio analysts forecast the language learning development software market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global language learning development software market in Europe …

  • EU mergers and takeovers (May 24) Reuters - UK Focus - 6 hours ago

    The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev to acquire rival SABMiller -- Investment ...

  • The world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) on condition it sell almost the whole of SABMiller's beer business in Europe. Reuters was the first to report that AB InBev's concessions to sell substantial …

  • European stocks bank higher AFP - 7 hours ago
    US, European stocks rally as 'Brexit' fears ease

    European stock markets rebounded on May 24, 2016

  • European stocks went crazy on Tuesday Business Insider UK Finance - 7 hours ago
    European stocks went crazy on Tuesday

    Stocks across Europe charged on Tuesday, with all of the continent's major bourses closing up by more than 1%. Italy's FTSE MIB led gains, up by more than 3.2% thanks to rampant banking stocks. A combination of factors — including a falling euro, pushed lower by the rampant pound, and reassurance from UBS boss Axel Weber …

  • European shares rose to their highest point in almost 4 weeks on Tuesday as firmer financial stocks lifted the region's equity markets. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 and STOXX 600 indexes were both ...

  • Will a Brexit mean I have to pay duty on goods I bring back from holidays in the EU?

  • European stocks rebound AFP - 9 hours ago
    US, European stocks rally as 'Brexit' fears ease

    European stock markets rebounded on May 24, 2016

  • British voters are evenly split on whether Britain should remain in or leave the European Union ahead of a June 23 referendum to settle the question, an ICM poll showed on Tuesday. A total of 45 percent of those asked said they would vote to stay in the world's largest trading bloc, with the same proportion of respondents …

  • Family holidays to Europe 'to cost £230 more' after Brexit, PM claims

    Leaving the EU could put £230 on the cost of a family holiday and £4 on the price of a phone call home, David Cameron has claimed, as he set out what he termed the "retail" case for continued membership.

  • European shares rose on Tuesday, recovering from losses at the start of trading as firmer financial stocks lifted the region's equity markets. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 and STOXX 600 indexes were ...

  • The "Remain" camp holds a 13-point lead over "Leave" rivals in Britain's EU referendum campaign, after winning support for the first time from a majority of men, those aged over 65 and Conservative voters, according to a poll published on Tuesday. The three voter groups of men, older people and Tory supporters had all …

  • Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said he did not expect the central bank to make fresh comments about the risks of Britain leaving the European Union before the country's EU membership referendum next month. The BoE, which has angered campaigners who want Britain to leave the EU by highlighting the risks of a so-called …

  • (ShareCast News) - European stocks edged lower in early trade, taking their cue from downbeat US and Asian sessions.

  • European shares slipped lower on Tuesday, as the prospect of a possible U.S. interest rate increase in coming weeks knocked back global stock markets. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 and STOXX 600 indexes ...

  • (ShareCast News) - European stocks reversed opening losses to trade higher, led by strength in the banking sector as investors continued to focus on the timing of the next Federal Reserve rate hike.

  • Eurozone ministers push for Greece debt deal

    Greece and its European Union creditors are locked in talks on how to reduce the country's debt burden, which the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said must happen if it is to contribute any more of its ...

  • EU finance services chief says Britain faces barriers if quits EU Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 17:30 BST

    Britain would face trade barriers if it left the European Union and its single market, the EU's financial services commissioner Jonathan Hill said on Monday. Hill, a Briton appointed to the European Commission by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, stepped up warnings on the consequences for the City of London (LSE: CIN.L …

  • Greek shares rise to outperform weaker European stock markets Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 17:29 BST

    The Greek bourse outperformed weaker European stock markets on Monday after Athens agreed a series of reforms that should pave the way for an agreement on bailout loans and debt relief talks. The broader, ...

  • Shortest odds on "In" since EU vote date was announced - bookmaker Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 16:26 BST

    British bookmaker William Hill (Other OTC: WIMHF - news) said on Monday it was offering an "In" vote at the shortest odds since the date of next month's referendum on European Union membership was announced in Feburary. A spokesman for William Hill said 79.2 percent of all the stake money taken was for "In" but 64.4 …

  • Cameron's ex-adviser Hilton says Britain should leave EU - Daily Mail Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 15:35 BST

    Prime Minister David Cameron's former director of strategy, Steve Hilton, said Britain should leave the European Union because membership of the block is stifling innovation, competition and democracy. Hilton, who was one of Cameron's closest advisers, said the European Union is run by arrogant and unaccountable elites …

  • REUTERS SUMMIT-EU watchdog lauds insurer moves to adapt business models Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 15:03 BST

    FRANKFURT/LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) - Insurers are making progress in adjusting their business models to account for low interest rates and the complex new risk-capital regime called Solvency II that took effect at the start of the year, the EU's top insurance regulator said. Insurers have also been diversifying their investment …

  • UK drugs watchdog warns it will struggle if Britain leaves EU Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 15:02 BST

    A British vote to leave the European Union would disrupt and could well delay the approval of new drugs, leaving UK regulators struggling to cope, the chairman of the country's medicines watchdog said on Monday. Michael Rawlins, who chairs the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, said the UK watchdog would …

  • Investors want to quit the EU - and they really don't care what Obama says about Brexit

  • Leaving the European Union would be economic self-destruction for Britain, shattering stability, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, presenting a finance ministry report warning of recession, a tumble in the pound, and half a million job losses. Cameron and finance minister George Osborne, who are campaigning …

  • No common minimum level of bail-in requirements for banks - EU Commission Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 12:27 BST

    Banks are to be let off having to hold at least 8 percent of their liabilities and own funds, the European Commission said in a regulation adopted on Monday. The Single Resolution Board, the EU body in charge of winding down banks, had previously stated that 8 percent should be the minimum requirement, mirroring similar …

  • EU mergers and takeovers (May 23) Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 12:15 BST

    The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- Investment fund Apollo Management to acquire Portuguese insurer ...

  • Greek shares outperform weaker European stock markets Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 11:54 BST

    The Greek bourse outperformed weaker European stock markets on Monday, after Athens agreed a series of reforms that should pave the way for an agreement on bailout loans and debt relief talks. The broader, ...

  • HYDERABAD, India & VIENNA--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The association aims at jointly developing various strategies for European pharma and biotech companies towards indication expansion, drug lifecycle management ...

  • Ryanair says to cut prices sharply as European fare war looms Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 11:31 BST

    Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost airline, is prepared for a fare war to break out later this year and will cut its own fares sharply to increase its market share to sustain profits, it said on Monday. The Irish airline, Europe's largest by passenger numbers, also reported a 43 percent increase in net profits to 1.24 …

  • The European Central Bank doesn't know whether bumper issuance will be used for buyouts, investment or refinancing.

  • Bail-in level for euro zone banks to be set case-by-case - EU Commission Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 11:02 BST

    The European Commission adopted on Monday a regulation clarifying that there will no harmonised minimum level of banks' assets that can be wiped out by regulators when a lender is wound down, a move that slightly softens requirements for banks. The decision confirms what Reuters reported last week and relieves banks from …

  • Europe open: Stocks in the red; Bayer, Fiat under pressure Sharecast - Mon, May 23, 2016 10:02 BST

    (ShareCast News) - European stocks fell in early trade as the prospect of a June rate hike by the Federal Reserve and disappointing Japanese trade data undermined sentiment.

  • European shares buoyed by tech, pharma stocks; Fiat, Bayer slump Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 09:49 BST

    * Aixtron rallies as takeover bid agreed (ADVISORY- Reuters plans to replace intra-day European and UK stock market reports with a Live Markets blog on Eikon (see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets for site in development). MILAN, May 23 (Reuters) - European shares inched higher on Monday, helped by gains in tech …

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