Ukraine's reformist central bank chief Valeriya Gontareva submitted her resignation on Monday after coming under pressure from tycoons whose banks were shut down for illegal transactions and loans.
The outlook for London's financial sector has improved since Brexit was triggered, insists the man charged with its policy, even as banks remain set to move some jobs abroad.
The French government on Sunday published a decree for closing the country's oldest nuclear plant, fulfilling a campaign-trail pledge made by President Francois Hollande who is now in the final weeks of office.
A rare original drawing of Tintin from the comic book album "Tintin in America" sold for 753,000 euros (US$798,000) on Saturday in Paris, the Artcurial auction house said.
German factory orders rose a strong 3.4 percent in February, driven by healthy domestic demand, following a sharp decline in January.
U.S. regulators have agreed to a Chinese conglomerate's proposed US$43 billion acquisition of Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta on condition it sells some businesses to satisfy anti-monopoly objections.
The eurozone jobless rate in February fell to its lowest level since May 2009 as a resurgent hiring spree took hold despite uncertainty over Brexit, EU data showed Monday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday that "significant steps" would be needed on reducing his country's debt in order for Athens to finalize a long-delayed deal with its international creditors.
British finance minister Philip Hammond will head a business delegation to India next week in an effort to boost international trade as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.
A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished Communist empire.