Western Europe

Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares started the week on the front foot on Monday, amid conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade [more…]

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani [more…]

German finance minister: We want to decide on progress in banking…

German finance minister: We want to decide on progress in banking…

Published 19/11/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday that he wanted progress on the European Union’s banking union to be made in [more…]

UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of…

UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of…

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to win support from business leaders for her contentious draft European Union divorce deal on [more…]

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

Published 19/11/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany and other European Union states told Britain on Monday their draft Brexit agreement could not be renegoitated. British Prime Minister Theresa [more…]

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Monday after posting its biggest weekly drop in two months last week as investors grew cautious about the [more…]

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom could ask for a longer Brexit transition period if needed, Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Monday, not ruling [more…]

People are our greatest asset. Wanna buy them?

People are our greatest asset. Wanna buy them?

Published 19/11/2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Eastern Europe’s chronic labor shortage is feeding into corporate takeover activity, with some companies making acquisitions to snap up skilled workers or [more…]

Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder

Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder

Published 18/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he does not want to listen to an audio recording of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal [more…]

With new CEO, Telecom Italia ‘opera’ edges towards finale

With new CEO, Telecom Italia ‘opera’ edges towards finale

Published 18/11/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Barely a year into the job as the boss of Italy’s biggest telecoms company, Amos Genish had just finished celebrating a joint [more…]