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Euro extends gains as Italian concerns take back seat

Euro extends gains as Italian concerns take back seat

Published 15/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro strengthened on Thursday as investors cautiously welcomed Britain’s draft Brexit deal with the European Union and concerns about the Italian [more…]

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

Published 06/11/2018

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal plans to build an international launch pad for small satellites in the Azores and has agreed with China to set up [more…]

France hopes for headway with Germany by December on EU digital tax…

France hopes for headway with Germany by December on EU digital tax…

Published 05/11/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - France and Germany should be able to resolve their differences over plans for an EU tax on digital giants like Apple (AAPL.O) [more…]

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister on Thursday denied any division between the two parties in his governing coalition, after reports of a spat over [more…]

Chestnuts, swagger and good grammar: how Italy’s ‘Captain’ builds…

Chestnuts, swagger and good grammar: how Italy’s ‘Captain’ builds…

Published 18/10/2018

TURIN, Italy (Reuters) - Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has doubled support for his far-right party in just seven months by cultivating a savvy [more…]

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat [more…]

‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

Published 18/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Europe has talked long enough about whether to make internet giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Apple (AAPL.O) and Facebook (FB.O) pay more taxes [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]

Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as…

Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as…

Published 17/10/2018

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - The third-quarter reporting season kicks off this week with European companies on track for a second year of solid profit growth, but [more…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]