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Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks slipped again on Friday, following their weakest day in six weeks, as downgrades to growth forecasts weighed and bleak numbers [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A key euro zone banking supervision role is set to go unfilled for an indefinite time after ECB chief Mario Draghi failed [more…]

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union countries have reached an agreement on how to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, [more…]

Singapore police raid Wirecard office following FT reports

Singapore police raid Wirecard office following FT reports

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore police raided the premises of German payments company Wirecard in the city state on Friday following a series of investigative reports [more…]

Nicht gut: Nearly 85 percent of Germans see U.S-German ties as…

Nicht gut: Nearly 85 percent of Germans see U.S-German ties as…

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nearly 85 percent of Germans have a negative or very negative view of U.S.-German relations, and most want to put more distance [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he was in talks with banks about their future and called reports of a [more…]

Fifty years on, Boeing’s 747 clings to life as cargo carrier

Fifty years on, Boeing’s 747 clings to life as cargo carrier

Published 08/02/2019

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing’s 747 jumbo jet, an aircraft that democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell behind modern twin-engine passenger jets, has [more…]

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks: Funke

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks: Funke

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s federal cybersecurity agency is investigating whether China’s Huawei Technologies could be a security threat after warnings from other countries, the Funke [more…]