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Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro enjoyed a small respite on Monday, jumping to an 11-day high versus the U.S. dollar, on expectations that Washington and [more…]

New Davis Cup format must be given chance to succeed: Murray

New Davis Cup format must be given chance to succeed: Murray

Published 18/11/2019

(Reuters) - The revamped Davis Cup format making its debut this week is fantastic for tennis and must be given a chance to succeed, Britain’s [more…]

Chinese smash European hopes of ‘Legends’ video game glory

Chinese smash European hopes of ‘Legends’ video game glory

Published 10/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese video gamers crushed a team from Europe on Sunday who were hoping to break the domination of Asian players in the [more…]

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Published 04/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro edged down on Monday as investors awaited Christine Lagarde’s first speech as European Central Bank president, but hopes that the [more…]

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Published 28/10/2019

ROME (Reuters) - A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the [more…]

Spain’s acting prime minister to visit Barcelona

Spain’s acting prime minister to visit Barcelona

Published 21/10/2019

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, said he would travel to Barcelona on Monday to visit police officers injured in protests that [more…]

Enough support from UK lawmakers to pass Brexit deal: parliament leader

Enough support from UK lawmakers to pass Brexit deal: parliament leader

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - There is enough support among British lawmakers to pass a Brexit deal, the leader of the lower house of parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg [more…]

Spain trims GDP growth target for 2019 and 2020

Spain trims GDP growth target for 2019 and 2020

Published 15/10/2019

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s acting government trimmed its growth forecasts on Tuesday as part of draft budgetary plans submitted to the European Commission and raised [more…]

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Published 15/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has postponed the final decision whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a company spokesman said, amid international criticism [more…]

Dutch central bank: banks must hold 3 billion euros extra capital for mortgages

Dutch central bank: banks must hold 3 billion euros extra capital for mortgages

Published 15/10/2019

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch central bank said on Tuesday it would require banks to retain 3 billion euros ($3.31 billion) in additional capital to [more…]