EU

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

Published 20/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit safeguards to stop asset managers in Britain running “shell” investment funds in the European Union to retain access to its markets [more…]

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

Published 20/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro ($2 trillion) coronavirus stimulus [more…]

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - EU leaders reported some progress on Monday after three days of haggling over a coronavirus stimulus plan, sending the euro to a [more…]

Spain does not reject conditions on EU fund transfers: foreign minister

Spain does not reject conditions on EU fund transfers: foreign minister

Published 20/07/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain does not reject the setting of conditions on the disbursement of European Union funds to help countries recover from the coronavirus [more…]

EU regulators again halt probe into Hyundai, Daewoo shipbuilding tie-up

EU regulators again halt probe into Hyundai, Daewoo shipbuilding tie-up

Published 14/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have again halted their investigation into world No. 1 shipbuilding group Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (267250.KS) $1.8 billion merger with [more…]

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

Published 13/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s top court will on Thursday rule on the legality of tools companies use to transfer Europeans’ data around the world, in [more…]

Merck says it has agreed to supply potential COVID-19 drug Rebif to EU countries

Merck says it has agreed to supply potential COVID-19 drug Rebif to EU countries

Published 08/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Merck said on Wednesday it had agreed to supply its potential COVID-19 drug Rebif to European Union countries should orders [more…]

EU banks to take on Visa, Mastercard with new payments system

EU banks to take on Visa, Mastercard with new payments system

Published 02/07/2020

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Sixteen banks from Germany, France and three other euro zone countries on Thursday said a “truly European” payments system was expected to [more…]

It is rocket science: EU to speed up space ambitions, Breton says

It is rocket science: EU to speed up space ambitions, Breton says

Published 28/06/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union will plough more money into rocket launches, satellite communication and space exploration to preserve its often unsung successes in [more…]

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Published 25/06/2020

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Finance ministers of Spain, Ireland and Luxembourg are in the running to chair meetings of the powerful Eurogroup of euro zone finance [more…]