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  • Total Safety U.S., Inc., based in Houston, announced today that its Germany / Austria Division not only has its SCCP and ISO 9001 certification at the country level and now has also achieved this distinction uniquely at its BASF Ludwigshafen In-Plant Service Center (IPSC), the first major stand-alone certified IPSC …

  • FTSE Moves: European markets shrug off Italy's No vote International Business Times - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
    FTSE Moves: European markets shrug off Italy's No vote

    European markets rose despite the resignation of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi after a heavy defeat in Sunday's vote (4 December) for constitutional reform.

  • WSJ City: Bain Says Think Again Before Investing in Western Europe The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    Thinking of making new investments in Western Europe? The advice from one management consultancy is blunt: don’t. Warning of the likely break-up of the European common currency, Bain & Co has advised its clients to freeze new investments and manage down exposures if possible. “This is one of the few times when it will likely …

  • TerraVia and Bunge Announce Seafoodexport to Bring AlgaPrime™ DHA to EU Animal Nutrition Market

    TerraVia Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TVIA) (“TerraVia”) and Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) (“Bunge”) announced today that Seafoodexport, one of the largest distributors of fish oil to the European pet food industry, will act as a distributor of AlgaPrime™ DHA, a native whole algae source of omega-3s and a sustainable specialty …

  • LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 5 (Reuters) - The European Commission has approved British plans to hold an additional power capacity auction in January, it said on Monday, to ensure electricity supply through a looming power crunch. "The UK has taken specific measures to ensure that the supplementary capacity …

  • U.S. technology firms including Facebook and Twitter could face new laws forcing them to deal with online hate speech, the European Commission warned.

  • MILAN, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 5 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday to their highest level since late October, shrugging off worries over political instability in Italy, with the broader market underpinned by gains in banks as investors sought to snap up bargains in the battered sector. The pan-European …

  • LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 5 (Reuters) - British government lawyers have argued that once the formal divorce talks on leaving the European Union are triggered there is no going back, but EU leaders have suggested Britain could still change its mind. The answer could have a significant impact on the course …

  • The Italian president now has to make a crucial decision to end uncertainty

    European stocks struggled for direction early on Monday (5 December), after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign after a crushing defeat in the country's constitutional referendum. Shortly after the opening bell, Italy's FTSE MIB Index and Spain's Ibex lost 0.67% and 0.19% respectively, but their European …

  • LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 5 (Reuters) - Another troubled Monday morning for Europe. Austria may have avoided electing a far-right head of state but the bigger news was always going to Italy's constitutional referendum -- which, as widely expected, PM Matteo Renzi has lost. It's too early to say what the …

  • European markets continued to recover on Monday afternoon despite earlier losses following Italian PM Matteo Renzi's announcement to resign.

  • EU blames China for failure of WTO environmental trade talks International Business Times - 10 hours ago
    EU blames China for failure of WTO environmental trade talks

    Global environmental trade talks collapsed on Sunday, 4 December at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva after disagreements arose among the trade ministers. "The participants will now return to capitals to consider next steps," the co-chairs of the talks, US Trade Representative Michael Froman and European Trade …

  • Italian PM Matteo Renzi’s defeat in a referendum over constitutional reforms is a harbinger of further uncertainty in Europe where populist parties are making gains.

  • EU accuses China of wrecking 'green' goods deal

    China has scuppered attempts by world trade heavyweights to eliminate or reduce tariffs on a list of environmentally friendly products, the European Union says

  • 'Britain could remain in EU customs union', says trade minister

    Britain could continue to trade freely in Europe through the bloc's customs union despite the Brexit vote, the international trade minister has said. Greg Hands said Britain could seek a deal with Europe that would allow individual sectors to trade easily with EU nations. The customs union covers the 28 EU states, as …

  • ECB, EU warn that "remarkable" Irish fiscal progress slowing Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 17:55 GMT

    DUBLIN, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 2 (Reuters) - Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) 's "remarkable" progress in fixing its public finances slowed this year and budget plans for 2017 that exhausted all available tax revenue leave it vulnerable to shocks, the European Commission and European Central Bank said on Friday. …

  • Spain pledges to meet EU deficit target in 2018 AFP - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 17:39 GMT
    Spain pledges to meet EU deficit target in 2018

    Already under EU scrutiny, Spain must reduce its deficit to 4.6 percent of its GDP this year, and 3.1 percent in 2017

  • European shares snap 3-week winning streak on Italian jitters Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 17:38 GMT

    European shares ended weaker after slipping earlier on Friday to a three-week low as investors traded cautiously before a referendum on constitutional reform in Italy that could trigger fresh political ...

  • Europe Gasoline/Naphtha-Cracks fall as crude firms, exports support Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 17:18 GMT

    Gasoline refining margins in northwest Europe ended the week lower as crude futures reversed losses in the afternoon, but overseas demand capped losses. * Shipping reports showed several tanker bookings ...

  • European bourses closed lower Friday as political uncertainty in Italy and France intensified and investors eyed key economic data.

  • Pro-EU party wins parliament seat in Brexit 'shockwave' Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 14:39 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 2 (Reuters) - Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won a parliamentary seat previously held by the ruling Conservatives on Friday and said the surprise win was a rejection of a "hard Brexit" that would pull Britain out of the EU's single market. It also underscored the …

  • LONDON & BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVA) today announced the filing by GSK of a regulatory submission with the European Medicines ...

  • Spain pledges to meet EU deficit target in 2018

    Already under EU scrutiny, Spain must reduce its deficit to 4.6 percent of its GDP this year, and 3.1 percent in 2017

  • The Italian referendum has been hogging the headlines, but there is another crucial vote in Europe this weekend: in Austria.

  • ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Effective as of December 15, 2016 Reichhold announced today price increases effective for all orders shipped on or after December 15, 2016, in Europe of 100 EUR/MT ...

  • European shares hit 3-week low before Italian vote Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 10:39 GMT

    European shares fell to a three-week low on Friday as investors stayed cautious before a referendum in Italy that could trigger fresh political uncertainty in the region. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ...

  • Britain's FTSE falls but outperforms Europe ahead of Italy vote Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 10:34 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 2 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index fell on Friday, dropping to a 1-month low but outperforming European equities as investors were unwilling to take risky bets heading into the weekend of Italy's constitutional referendum. The FTSE 100 was down 0.9 percent by 1021 GMT.

  • UK says it will not block EU common defence policy Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 09:39 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 2 (Reuters) - Britain will not block attempts by the European Union to forge a closer common defence policy as it negotiates its exit from the bloc, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday. Defence minister Michael Fallon had previously said he would stop the creation …

  • At today’s Telecoms Council, the GSMA called on Ministers to commit to the rapid adoption of the telecoms regulatory framework reforms that will drive investment and create an inclusive “Gigabit Society” across Europe. The European Commission has tabled proposals in a draft European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) …

  • Dovish words from the European Central Bank have fueled talk of more accommodative monetary policy if Italians reject constitutional reforms on Sunday.

  • 10 things you need to know before European markets open Business Insider UK Finance - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 06:48 GMT
    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson denied reports he had told four EU ambassadors that he was personally in favor of allowing free movement of people within the bloc. The US has got a money laundering problem. The United States received failing scores for its efforts to prevent the laundering of criminal proceeds by shell …

  • EU immigration to UK hits record level at 284,000 Sky News - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 21:20 GMT
    EU immigration to UK hits record level at 284,000

    The number of EU citizens migrating to the UK has hit a new high, with an estimated 284,000 people arriving in the year ending in June. The figures cover the period up to the EU referendum and just after. Romania was the country where most people arrived from, making up 10% of total immigration.

  • Italy outshines weaker European shares as referendum worries ease Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 18:25 GMT

    Italian shares rose to a three-week high on Thursday, outshining weaker European markets, with banks in demand as concerns eased over Sunday's referendum on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's constitutional ...

  • UK Brexit minister says would consider paying into EU for market access Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 17:40 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 1 (Reuters) - Britain would consider making payments to the European Union after it leaves to achieve the best possible access for businesses to the bloc's markets, Brexit minister David Davis said on Thursday. The government is formulating its negotiating position ahead of formal …

  • Sterling jumps to multi-month highs on EU market access hints Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 17:19 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 1 (Reuters) - Sterling struck multi-month highs on Thursday, adding to its biggest monthly gains against the euro since 2009, after Britain's Brexit minister said the government would consider paying into the EU budget for market access. Britain is formulating its negotiating position …

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