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Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Surprisingly upbeat economic soundings from China lifted the global markets mood on Monday, pushing world shares toward an 18-month high and steering [more…]

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps

Published 15/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European foreign ministers will seek to flesh out how to convince Iran and the United States to reduce tensions and initiate a [more…]

Britain’s Hunt says ‘small window’ to save Iran nuclear deal

Britain’s Hunt says ‘small window’ to save Iran nuclear deal

Published 15/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that there was still time to save the Iran nuclear deal and that despite [more…]

France’s Le Drian says Europeans must stay united on Iran issue

France’s Le Drian says Europeans must stay united on Iran issue

Published 15/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that Europe had to remain united in trying to preserve the Iran nuclear [more…]

European shares muted as Germany’s weak economic outlook weighs

European shares muted as Germany’s weak economic outlook weighs

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - European shares trod water on Monday as worrying comments on Germany’s industrial and services sectors curbed optimism stemming from China’s encouraging factory output [more…]

Norway’s Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings

Norway’s Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings

Published 15/07/2019

OSLO (Reuters) - Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company’s earnings [more…]

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch

Published 11/07/2019

(Reuters) - An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to [more…]

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow

Published 10/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a [more…]

Euro zone welcomes Croatia’s bid to join euro at the earliest in 2023

Euro zone welcomes Croatia’s bid to join euro at the earliest in 2023

Published 08/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Croatia has submitted a formal bid to join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM-2), an early stage on the path to membership [more…]

European shares edge lower, Deutsche Bank rally limits losses

European shares edge lower, Deutsche Bank rally limits losses

Published 08/07/2019

(Reuters) - European shares declined on Monday on sobering expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut this month by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but the [more…]