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  • Worst month in four years for European shares Telegraph - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Chinese turmoil has spread to Europe, sending shares down in the worst month since 2011

  • European shares suffered their worst monthly performance in four years on Monday, as concerns over a Chinese economic slowdown and a possible U.S. interest rate rise hit the region's stock markets. The ...

  • European stocks finish lower

    European stocks fell on Monday as concerns on Chinese growth and US interest rates weighed

  • EU mergers and takeovers (Aug 31) Reuters - UK Focus - 4 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 company GKN to acquire Dutch company Fokker ...

  • European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their weakest month for four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a near-term U.S. interest rate increase. ...

  • Stocks in Europe fell on Monday, heading for their worst monthly losses in four years amid persistent investor concerns about slowing growth in China and the prospect of higher U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . Falling share prices in Europe and Asia put pressure on the dollar, though weekend comments from U.S. Federal …

  • European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their weakest month for four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a near-term U.S. interest rate increase. ...

  • European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a near-term U.S. rate increase. At 0805 ...

  • European shares head for worst month in four years Reuters - UK Focus - 12 hours ago

    European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, plagued by sliding Chinese stocks and the threat of a U.S. rate increase as early as September. ...

  • MORNING BID EUROPE-Euro zone facing more stress Reuters - UK Focus - 12 hours ago

    The European Central Bank wants to see some evidence that its 60 billion euros a month asset-buying programme is working. Preliminary data for euro zone inflation in August comes out later and it is expected to show prices rose 0.1 percent year-on-year. It is not as low as it has been this year but it is clearly miles …

  • EU to meet to discuss migrant crisis on Sept. 14 Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Aug 30, 2015 20:42 BST

    European Union ministers have been called to an extraordinary EU meeting on Sept. 14 to discuss a huge surge in irregular immigration, as European leaders struggle to define a coherent response to the crisis. "In order to assess the situation on the ground, the political actions under way and to discuss the next steps …

  • EU to discuss measures to tackle migrant issue on Sept. 14 Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Aug 30, 2015 20:06 BST

    Luxembourg, which holds the rotating EU presidency, will hold a meeting with ministers from the 28-country bloc on Sept. 14 to discuss measures to tackle the migrant issue. "The situation of migration phenomena outside and inside the European Union has recently taken unprecedented proportions," Luxembourg said in a statement. …

  • Merkel, facing refugee influx, presses EU peers to take more Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Aug 30, 2015 19:11 BST

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on other European Union countries on Sunday to take a greater share of the refugees fleeing to the bloc, as her government struggles to cope with a record number of arrivals. Germany expects the number of asylum seekers it receives to quadruple to about 800,000 in 2015. Interior …

  • McFarlane accelerates Barclays’ European selldown Telegraph - Sun, Aug 30, 2015 15:22 BST

    Barclays’ Portuguese unit is the latest to be sold off, but its remaining European businesses may be trickier to shift

  • France criticises eastern Europe, Hungary over refugee policy Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Aug 30, 2015 10:55 BST

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius accused eastern European states, notably Hungary, on Sunday of a "scandalous" policy towards refugees going against the values of the European Union. Some European governments have refused to take in refugees and resisted European Union proposals to agree a common plan to do more …

  • UK management accountants want the UK to remain in the EU, according to a survey of members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The poll, which covered 1,100 UK professionals working in finance across all industry sectors and sizes of organisation, found that over three-quarters (76%) want …

  • European heart experts okay longer use of blood thinners Reuters - UK Focus - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 14:21 BST

    European heart experts on Saturday endorsed the potential use of multiple blood thinning drugs for heart attack patients beyond one year, in a move that may boost demand for AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN - news) 's Brilinta. New European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines state for the first time that use of so-called P2Y12 …

  • EU parliament chief attacks "cynical" states over refugee crisis Reuters - UK Focus - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 13:29 BST

    The "glaring failures" of some European countries to take in refugees are turning the Mediterranean into a mass grave and creating gruesome scenes at borders, the head of the European Parliament has said. Martin Schulz, a German Social Democrat, said those European governments that have resisted European Union proposals …

  • To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 23:24 BST

    Aug 28, Brussels (Reuters) - - The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that have pitched the U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . Since opening in Paris in 2011, San Francisco-based Uber has run into vehement opposition from taxi drivers, who …

  • European shares rise but still face worst month in 4 years Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 17:42 BST

    European stocks closed out a rollercoaster week with modest gains on Friday, although a leading regional equity index was still on track for its worst month in four years due to underlying concerns over ...

  • The decades-old tension threatening to rip Europe apart Telegraph - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 16:09 BST

    Generations of political leaders have struggled to provide an answer to Friedrich Nietzsche's deceptively simple question: what is a good European?

  • European shares ease back after rollercoaster week Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 11:02 BST

    Fears of a slowdown in global economic growth, which intensified after China devalued its currency this month, sparked big price swings across equities, currencies and commodities this week. Worries over China have led to expectations that the U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . Gemalto was one of Europe's worst-performing …

  • Huawei brings online smartphone brand Honor to Europe Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 10:47 BST

    Huawei Technologies Co Ltd brought its youth-focused mobile phone brand Honor to Europe on Thursday with the launch of the Honor 7, a handset that has chalked up sales of more than 1.5 million in China since June. Huawei, the world's number three smartphone maker according to Gartner (NYSE: IT - news) , has invested …

  • Credit Suisse remains constructive on European equities Sharecast - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 10:46 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Credit Suisse cut its targets for the S&P 500 and the Euro Stoxx 50 but said it remains constructive on European equities, which it maintained at 'overweight'.

  • BUZZ-European consumer: Barclays cuts PT on EM worries Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 10:31 BST

    ** Barclays analysts cut PT on European tobacco, beverages food, and personal care companies, citing EM exposure ** SABMiller, ABInBev, BAT and Danone are most exposed to China and commodity-linked markets ...

  • Europe stocks open higher after rollercoaster week Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 08:14 BST

    European equities opened higher on Friday, having already recouped all their losses from a bruising 8 percent correction earlier this week, with investors betting on easy central-bank policy to combat ...

  • MORNING BID EUROPE-Flirting with deflation Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 08:11 BST

    Inflation data today is not likely to cheer up policymakers at the European Central Bank. This does not augur well for full euro zone data on Monday, when the flash year-on-year number is expected to be 0.2 percent. The ECB wants inflation to be just under 2.0 percent, a level it has not had since 2013.

  • European Factors-Stocks set to end rollercoaster week with gains Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 07:36 BST

    European equity futures pointed to a marginally higher open for stock markets on Friday, capping a whirlwind week for global markets that saw Europe entirely recover from a bruising 8 percent correction ...

  • Google rejects 'unfounded' EU antitrust charges of market abuse Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 18:52 BST

    Google Inc (Xetra: A0B7FY - news) has rejected EU antitrust charges that it abused its market power, exposing the company to the risk of a hefty fine if it does not alter its business practices. The company's comments came after the European Commission in April accused it of distorting internet search results to favour …

  • Europe has 'means to resist' impact of China crisis: EU economics commissioner

    EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, pictured on July 29, 2015, said that the "fundamentals of the European recovery and the French recovery are fairly solid"

  • European shares recoup week's losses as U.S. cheers markets Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 17:46 BST

    European shares rose on Thursday, recouping all their losses this week, with gains across the board after market expectations of a U.S. rate hike were pushed back and as economic growth figures were revised ...

  • Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as 'wrong' AFP - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 17:45 BST
    Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as 'wrong'

    Google said accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance "are wrong"

  • Google says EU anti-trust accusations 'wrong' AFP - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 17:10 BST
    Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as 'wrong'

    Google said accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance "are wrong"

  • European shares up as Sept. U.S. rate rise seen less likely Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 11:48 BST

    European shares rose on Thursday, buoyed by gains on Asian and U.S. markets after a U.S. central bank official said the prospect of a September rate hike seemed "less compelling" than before. ...

  • European shares jump back up as Sept. U.S. rate rise seen less likely Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 08:48 BST

    European shares rose on Thursday, buoyed by gains on Asian and U.S. markets after a U.S. central bank official said the prospect of a September rate hike seemed "less compelling" than before. ...

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