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EU states set to haggle over blacklist of 20 tax havens

EU states set to haggle over blacklist of 20 tax havens

Published 01/12/2017

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Francois LenoirBRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers will decide [more…]

Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia bid for Eurogroup chair

Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia bid for Eurogroup chair

Published 30/11/2017

FILE PHOTO - Dutch Finance Minister and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem arrives at Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File [more…]

China stocks extend losses after worst day in months

China stocks extend losses after worst day in months

Published 24/11/2017

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese stocks slipped further on Friday after the biggest selloff in months the previous day, with fresh government steps to reduce financial [more…]

Paris watchdog win bolsters its fight for Brexit banks

Paris watchdog win bolsters its fight for Brexit banks

Published 22/11/2017

A general view shows the aerial subway and the city rooftops in Paris February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Gonzalo FuentesPARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - The surprise decision to move [more…]

‘Raj Pink’ diamond, top gems, fail to sell at Sotheby’s sale

‘Raj Pink’ diamond, top gems, fail to sell at Sotheby’s sale

Published 16/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A model poses with a 37.30 carat "The Raj Pink", the world's largest known fancy intense pink diamond, during a Sotheby's preview in [more…]

Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

Published 16/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Members of Christie's staff pose for pictures next to Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" painting which will be auctioned by Christie's in New [more…]

Top EU lawmaker tells ECB to drop bad loans plan

Top EU lawmaker tells ECB to drop bad loans plan

Published 10/11/2017

The European Central Bank should scrap plans for industry-wide rules to force banks to clean up bad loans, the head of the European Parliament's influential economic affairs committee said on Friday, as lawmakers dug in their heels in a dispute. [more…]

EU lawmakers urge stricter oversight of Malta after killing of journalist

EU lawmakers urge stricter oversight of Malta after killing of journalist

Published 10/11/2017

European Union lawmakers called on Friday for stricter EU supervision of Malta's application of the bloc's rules on money laundering and basic rights, stepping up pressure after the assassination of an investigative journalist on the island. [more…]

Ministerial meeting on Airbus A400M delayed until February: sources

Ministerial meeting on Airbus A400M delayed until February: sources

Published 10/11/2017

NATO buyer nations for the European A400M military transport plane have postponed a ministerial meeting on the troubled program for three months until February, said two sources familiar with the 20 billion euro project. [more…]

France`s Le Maire heads to Berlin to test Eurogroup waters

France`s Le Maire heads to Berlin to test Eurogroup waters

Published 05/11/2017

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will meet German officials in Berlin this week to discuss the future of the euro zone and assess his own prospects of becoming the next chairman of the Eurogroup forum of finance ministers. [more…]