Archive September 2012

Japan factory output hits 15-month low, raises risk of recession

Japan factory output hits 15-month low, raises risk of recession

Published 28/09/2012

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's industrial output fell to a 15-month low in August, hit by sagging sales in its top export market China and confidence-sapping [more…]

France open to considering new EU treaty: minister

France open to considering new EU treaty: minister

Published 27/09/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - France is open to the idea of a new European Union treaty to deepen integration if it is deemed necessary to improve [more…]

EU seeks $12 billion trade sanctions on U.S. in Boeing row

Published 27/09/2012

GENEVA (Reuters) - The European Union on Thursday asked the World Trade Organization for the right to impose trade sanctions worth up to $12 billion [more…]

EU considers ways to help Mali combat rebel takeover

EU considers ways to help Mali combat rebel takeover

Published 27/09/2012

NICOSIA (Reuters) - The European Union is looking at how it can help Mali combat an Islamist rebel takeover in the country's north after receiving [more…]

Exclusive: EU regulators to suspend ICE, bank CDS probe – source

Published 26/09/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators are set to suspend indefinitely an antitrust investigation into credit default swaps deals offered by clearing house ICE Clear Europe [more…]

Lack of access in Syria hinders humanitarian aid: EU

Lack of access in Syria hinders humanitarian aid: EU

Published 26/09/2012

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Escalating violence in Syria and limited access to civilians in need hinder the distribution of humanitarian aid in the country, the [more…]

Anti-cuts protests erupt on streets of Athens and Madrid

Anti-cuts protests erupt on streets of Athens and Madrid

Published 26/09/2012

ATHENS/MADRID (Reuters) - Demonstrators have clashed with police on the streets of Athens and Madrid in an upsurge of popular anger at new austerity measures [more…]

French carmakers say European slump to take toll

Published 26/09/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - The heads of France's main automakers issued grim warnings on the prolonged European market slump and its consequences as industry executives gathered [more…]

Stocks slip on Europe fears, Spain yields jump

Stocks slip on Europe fears, Spain yields jump

Published 26/09/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World shares slumped and the euro hit a two-week low on Wednesday as growing opposition in Europe to measures aimed at [more…]

EU freezes aid to Rwanda over Congo rebel claims

EU freezes aid to Rwanda over Congo rebel claims

Published 26/09/2012

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The European Union has frozen further budgetary support to Rwanda over allegations that the Central African state supports anti-government rebels in neighboring [more…]