Saturday, October 3, 2015
Russia's first personal bankruptcy law came into force on Thursday in a move expected to usher in a flood of legal action by Russians who are struggling to pay back loans.
France's statistics agency Insee on Friday lowered its forecast for economic growth this year to 1.1 percent from its previous estimate of 1.2 percent due to the "unpleasant surprise" of zero growth in the second quarter.
Friday, October 2, 2015
When two mainland Chinese companies appeared among the bidders to buy a troubled Portuguese bank this year, its staff took heart.
Greece's stock market watchdog on Wednesday said it was maintaining a short-selling ban on the shares of top banks ahead of an imminent recapitalization process.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
French economist Thomas Piketty and U.S. Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz are to be on a new panel advising British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the main opposition party announced Sunday.
France said Sunday that it would ramp up foreign assistance, pumping in an extra four billion euros (US$4.5 billion) per year starting in 2020.
Swiss competition authorities said Monday they were investigating UBS, HSBC, Deutsche Bank and four other banks on suspicion of price fixing in the precious metals market.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Pretty but noisy Paris, its gracious Old World buildings blackened by exhaust fumes, is going car-less for a day.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Growth of loans to the private sector in the euro area, a gauge of economic health, is picking up speed, albeit very slowly, European Central Bank data showed on Friday.
European shares rebounded Friday ahead of the announcement of a new CEO at scandal-tainted Volkswagen while also digesting the U.S. Federal Reserve chief's comment that an interest rate hike is likely this year. Asian stocks were mixed.