Central / Eastern Europe

European shares flat as Sino-U.S. trade deal in focus- tech gains

European shares flat as Sino-U.S. trade deal in focus- tech gains

Published 13/01/2020

(Reuters) - European shares were little changed on Monday as investors shifted their focus to the signing of an interim Sino-U.S. trade deal later this [more…]

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - China’s yuan led a rally in trade-sensitive currencies on Monday and the Australian dollar recovered some recent losses as the imminent signing [more…]

Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Published 10/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Slovakia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the western part of the [more…]

Safe-haven currencies give back gains as U.S.-Iran situation eases

Safe-haven currencies give back gains as U.S.-Iran situation eases

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Safe-haven currencies such as the Japanese yen retreated on Thursday as the United States and Iran backed away from further conflict, with [more…]

European shares hit record high as Middle East, trade tensions ease

European shares hit record high as Middle East, trade tensions ease

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - European shares touched a record high Thursday, tracking broader gains in global equities, after the United States and Iran backed away from further [more…]

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

Published 09/01/2020

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on [more…]

Ukraine considering several possibilities behind Iran plane crash

Ukraine considering several possibilities behind Iran plane crash

Published 09/01/2020

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the government was considering several possible causes of a plane crash in Iran, which killed 176 citizens [more…]

Bulgaria to cull another 40,000 pigs in new African swine fever outbreak

Bulgaria to cull another 40,000 pigs in new African swine fever outbreak

Published 08/01/2020

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Wednesday they would cull 39,656 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a farm [more…]

Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

Published 12/12/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU’s long-term budget, Brexit, the euro [more…]