Archive September 2012

EU lawmakers to vote for sweeping markets reforms

EU lawmakers to vote for sweeping markets reforms

Published 26/09/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Curbs on firms that trade shares faster than the blink of an eye move a step nearer in the European Union on [more…]

Jobs cull as Europe’s banks step up costs battle

Published 26/09/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - European banks have admitted they have a cost problem, and must now show skeptical investors they are doing all they can to [more…]

EU rejects U.S. claim to have weaned Boeing off subsidies

EU rejects U.S. claim to have weaned Boeing off subsidies

Published 26/09/2012

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. aircraft giant Boeing is still getting U.S. subsidies despite Washington's claim to have stopped the handouts, the European Union said on [more…]

OSCE and EU give thumbs-down to Belarus poll

OSCE and EU give thumbs-down to Belarus poll

Published 24/09/2012

MINSK (Reuters) - International monitors and the European Union on Monday dismissed Belarus's parliamentary election as a sham exercise, increasing the isolation of President Alexander [more…]

French coalition rift widens over EU budget pact

French coalition rift widens over EU budget pact

Published 24/09/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande's government demanded on Monday its Green allies fall into line over European Union policy after the ecologist party said [more…]

Europe must not slacken in its reforms: EU’s Van Rompuy

Europe must not slacken in its reforms: EU’s Van Rompuy

Published 24/09/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union cannot afford to relax its economic reform programs even as the 27-nation bloc makes progress building a framework to [more…]

Euro zone to boost bailout fund firepower to 2 trillion euros: report

Published 24/09/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone states are preparing to allow the bloc's permanent bailout fund to leverage its capital in the same way as its [more…]

German deputy minister says ESM leverage being discussed

German deputy minister says ESM leverage being discussed

Published 24/09/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Deputy Finance Minister Steffen Kampeter said on Monday there is a discussion going on in Europe about leveraging the new permanent [more…]

Tribune eyes former Discovery executive Liguori as CEO

Published 21/09/2012

(Reuters) - Peter Liguori, a former top executive at News Corp's Fox and Discovery Communications Inc, has emerged as the leading candidate for Chief Executive [more…]

Exclusive: Sony/ATV starts auction for Virgin Music song catalog

Published 21/09/2012

(Reuters) - Sony/ATV, the music publishing division of Sony Corp, has kicked off an auction to sell the rights to more than 30,000 songs from [more…]