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  • EU's finance chief says euro zone can cope with Greek crisis Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    The European Union's financial system will be able to cope with whatever becomes of Greece's membership of the euro zone, EU financial services chief Jonathan Hill said on Tuesday. Hill said regulations introduced in the last five years, particularly the euro zone's banking union, have made the region's financial system …

  • MOVES- Julius Baer, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Tuesday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com. CANTOR FITZGERALD EUROPE The unit of Cantor Fitzgerald ...

  • EU's Hill says bloc's financial system could cope with 'Grexit' Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    The European Union's financial system will be able to cope with whatever becomes of Greece's membership of the euro zone, EU financial services chief Jonathan Hill said on Tuesday. Hill, the EU commissioner also responsible for financial stability, said regulations introduced in the last five years, particularly the euro …

  • European stock markets drop as Greek default nears

    Europe's main stock markets fell on Tuesday as Greece confirmed it would not make a debt payment due to the International Monetary Fund by day's end, placing it on course to default

  • Fedex requests EU approval for TNT bid Sharecast - 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    US delivery and logistics service company FedEx has asked the European Union (EU) competition regulators to approve its €4.4.bn offer for Dutch rival TNT.

  • With the exception of the benchmark Stoxx 600 index, European indices popped into positive territory as investors reacted to reports that Athens may be considering a last-minute offer by European Commission ...

  • European shares slip again on Greek concerns Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    European shares fell again on Tuesday after a German government official said it was too late to consider an extension of Greece's bailout programme and Greece's finance minister said it will not pay a debt installment to the IMF due on Tuesday. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro …

  • EU roaming charges to be abolished in 2017

    The European Union said Tuesday it had struck a deal to abolish mobile phone roaming charges in 2017, ending fees that are loathed by millions of holidaymakers and business travellers across Europe

  • EU roaming charges to be abolished in 2017

    A deal to abolish mobile phone roaming charges in the European Union in 2017 has been struck in Brussels, officials said Tuesday

  • London-based financial services provider Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, a unit of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co, appointed Philip Dixon chief operating officer. He will oversee Cantor's business support functions, ...

  • EU's Juncker 'proposed last-minute solution' to Greece's Tsipras

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (left) is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of talks in Brussels, on June 24, 2015

  • EU's Juncker 'proposed last-minute solution' to Greece's Tsipras

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (left) is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of talks in Brussels, on June 24, 2015

  • European stocks fell in early trading on Tuesday, although losses were a lot less pronounced than they had been in the previous session, while the euro slipped against the dollar, with Greece just hours ...

  • Ask an expert: Motorists now need to obtain a code to hire a vehicle, but is it true that the driving licence changes don't apply outside Europe?

  • European stocks fell again on Tuesday, extending the previous session's decline as Greece looked set to default on an international loan ahead of a weekend referendum that could pave the way for its exit from the euro. The Euro STOXX 50 fell 0.9 percent. With Greece hours away from defaulting on a 1.6 billion euro loan …

  • Instead of leaving the EU, the business group wants to reshape Brussels to suit Britain's interests

  • European shares fell on Tuesday for a second straight session as a conflict between Greece and its lenders intensified, with Greece looking set to default on a major international loan. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was down 0.5 percent at 1,523.23 points by 0705 GMT, extending falls after a 2.8 percent slump …

  • Today's the day Greece defaults on a 1.6 billion euro payment to the International Monetary Fund and its international bailout expires, removing any right to further funding for the state or bank recapitalisation. With Greek banks closed for the week except for limited pensioner cash, ATM withdrawals capped at 60 euros …

  • Greece Rows With EU As Bank Shutdown Continues

    The European Union's top executive has said he "feels betrayed" by Greece's behaviour during recent negotiations to stop the country from crashing out of the euro and defaulting on debts. Jean-Claude Juncker also urged Greek voters to support a fresh bailout plan from creditors in Sunday's referendum, even though the government …

  • The British government on Monday questioned the approach it said one of the country's most influential lobbying groups was taking to Prime Minister David Cameron's European Union reform drive, urging it to rethink its stance.

  • The impact of a possible Greek exit from the euro zone should not be underestimated, British finance minister George Osborne warned on Monday, saying Britain's government and central bank stood ready to ensure financial stability. "I don't think anyone should underestimate the impact that a Greek exit from the euro would …

  • Oil benchmarks and base metals slid further in European trading as oversupply concerns and the possibility of a Greek debt default triggered a sell-off.

  • Greek capital controls: key measures explained

    Europe's failure to solve the Greek debt crisis risks lasting damage to the post-war dream of "ever closer union", analysts say

  • Discovery Communications (NasdaqGS: DISCA - news) has agreed to pay 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion) to screen the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024 across Europe, beating national public broadcasters that have traditionally shown the event. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose Discovery, which is the parent …

  • Discovery Communications (NasdaqGS: DISCA - news) has agreed to pay 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion) to screen the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024 across Europe, beating national public broadcasters that have traditionally shown the event. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose Discovery, which is the parent …

  • Discovery Communications (NasdaqGS: DISCA - news) , the parent of television channel Eurosport, has agreed to pay 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion) to screen the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024 across Europe, beating out national public broadcasters who have traditionally shown the event. The International Olympic Committee …

  • EU watchdog imposes its first fine on rating agency DBRS Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jun 29, 2015 14:09 BST

    The European Union's markets watchdog has fined DBRS credit rating agency 30,000 euros ($33,360) for failing to comply with record-keeping requirements, the regulator's first monetary sanction. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said on Monday it had also censured DBRS for record-keeping failings, having …

  • With Greece drowning in debt and facing exit from the eurozone, we had a look at how the other EU countries are coping with their debt

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-European banks, bonds shaken by Greek turmoil Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jun 29, 2015 13:44 BST

    Europe's financial markets were jolted on Monday by the collapse of talks and imposition of capital controls in Greece, although initial heavy selling eased as investors judged there was still some way to run for the saga. Banks and bond market borrowing costs for Italy, Spain and Portugal bore the brunt of markets' fright …

  • EU's Juncker warns 'No' in Greek referendum will be 'no to Europe'

    EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker says the bailout package would have led to no wage or pension cuts and created more social fairness in Greece

  • European stocks tumbled, the euro lost ground against the dollar, Greek bonds took a beating and German Bund prices rose, as the Greek debt saga took a turn for the worse, with capital controls now in ...

  • EU's Juncker warns 'No' in Greek referendum will be 'no to Europe'

    EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker has asked the Greek electorate to 'vote yes' in the upcoming referendum

  • EU watchdog imposes its first fine on DBRS rating agency Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jun 29, 2015 11:52 BST

    The European Union's markets watchdog has fined DBRS credit rating agency 30,000 euros for failing to comply with record-keeping requirements, the regulator's first monetary sanction. The European Securities ...

  • BUZZ-European ADRs feel the heat from Greece Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jun 29, 2015 11:41 BST

    ** European ADRs from Deutsche Bank to Nokia trading lower in the US premarket as stock weakness on the back of Greek turmoil spills over across the Atlantic ** Greece ETF down 15 pct with National Bank ...

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