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Delaying fresh stimulus would keep the pressure on Europes politicians to deliver and allow more time for the ECB to assess how EU bond issuance will impact its asset purchases NegativeLONDON The European Central Bank meets on Thursday with investors hoping that policymakers will deliver yet more stimulus for an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eurozone-markets-ecb/no-time-to-waste-five-questions-for-the-ecb-idUSKBN2381DR2020-06-02
NEW YORK June 1 World stocks hovered near threemonth highs and safehaven government bonds inched lower as signs that Europes economic downturn has bottomed boosted risk appetite despite worries over violent protests in the United States and unease over Washingtons standoff with Beijing PositiveNEW YORK June 1 World stocks hovered near threemonth highs and safehaven government bonds inched lower as signs that Europes economic downturn has bottomed boosted risk appetite despite worries over violent protests in the United States and unease over Washingtons standoff with Beijing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-equities-edge-higher-despite-u-s-china-tensions-idUSL1N2DE0NE2020-06-02
NEW YORK Ryanair Holdings Plc and Chief Executive Michael OLeary failed to persuade a U.S. judge to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit accusing Europes largest budget airline of defrauding them by downplaying its willingness to recognize labor unions NegativeNEW YORK Ryanair Holdings Plc and Chief Executive Michael OLeary failed to persuade a U.S. judge to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit accusing Europes largest budget airline of defrauding them by downplaying its willingness to recognize labor unions http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-ryanair-lawsuit/ryanair-must-face-u-s-shareholder-lawsuit-over-unionization-comments-idUSKBN2383SL2020-06-02
JDE Peets whose brands include Douwe Egberts Peets Coffee and Jacobs is Europes biggest initial public offering this year Positivestory that ran late Friday with no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/jde-peets-ipo-sidebar/rpt-coffee-maker-jde-peets-ipo-wrapped-up-in-just-72-hours-sources-idUSL8N2DE0L92020-06-01
ZURICH May 30 Austria opposes Europes current 750 billion euro plan to help economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic and wants to negotiate changes to the proposal the countrys finance minister said on Saturday NegativeZURICH May 30 Austria opposes Europes current 750 billion euro plan to help economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic and wants to negotiate changes to the proposal the countrys finance minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-budget-austria/austria-opposes-current-eu-rescue-wants-changes-finance-minister-idUSL8N2DC0BM2020-05-31
Merkels government comprising her own conservatives and the centreleft Social Democrats are due to present a postcrisis stimulus package to support the recovery in Europes biggest economy next week PositiveBERLIN Closelywatched talks between top German politicians and car industry representatives to discuss support for a sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis will no longer take place on Tuesday the head of the VDA car association told Bild http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-autos/talks-on-support-for-german-car-industry-delayed-bild-idUSKBN23435L2020-05-29
5 billion euros much less than previously for modernising Europes disjointed transport systems to move troops east in the case of conflict with Russia NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Wednesday spending 8 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-eu-budget-defence/eu-keeps-defence-fund-alive-with-8-billion-euro-proposal-idUSKBN23328S2020-05-28
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition is working on a stimulus package to support the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic which is expected this year to plunge Europes largest economy into its steepest recession since World War Two PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition is working on a stimulus package to support the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic which is expected this year to plunge Europes largest economy into its steepest recession since World War Two http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-stimulus-f/factbox-germany-mulls-stimulus-to-support-recovery-from-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN23226B2020-05-27
France was Europes top producer of electric and hybrid cars in 2019 with almost 240000 vehicles but IHS data show it is set to be overtaken this year by Germany PositivePARIS President Emmanuel Macron announced an 8 billion euro http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-france-autos/macron-wants-france-to-be-europes-top-clean-car-producer-idUSKBN2322D62020-05-27
Ghosn announces Renault Commitment to position the automaker as Europes most profitable by volume PositiveAs Renault Nissan and junior partner Mitsubishi repair their alliance they are under pressure to recover from two years of falling vehicle sales a problem exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-autos-nissan-renault-alliance-timelin/timeline-from-boom-to-bottom-renault-and-nissan-bet-on-deeper-cooperation-idUSKBN23237D2020-05-27
It quoted U.S. Air Force General Jeff Harrigian as warning that if Russia seized bases on Libyas coast it would create very real security concerns on Europes southern NegativeTUNIS The U.S. military said on Tuesday that Russia has deployed fighter aircraft to Libya to support Russian mercenaries fighting for eastern forces adding to concerns of a new escalation in the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-libya-security-usa/u-s-military-says-russia-deployed-fighter-jets-to-libya-idUSKBN2321RQ2020-05-27
Europes car industry was put on alert for more job losses on Friday as a French minister warned Renault could disappear if it didnt get help soon and a Japanese news report said partner Nissan was considering 20000 layoffs with many in Europe NegativeEuropes car industry was put on alert for more job losses on Friday as a French minister warned Renault could disappear if it didnt get help soon and a Japanese news report said partner Nissan was considering 20000 layoffs with many in Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-renault-lemaire/france-warns-renault-could-disappear-nissan-plans-job-cuts-idUSKBN22Y0TH2020-05-23
During the peak of Europes 2015 migration crisis Prime Minister Viktor Orban ordered Hungarys southern border to be sealed blocking a route for hundreds of thousands of migrants NegativeBUDAPEST Hungary shut socalled migrant transit zones on its borders on Thursday freeing some 300 refugees from prisonlike conditions while at the same time hardening rules which will effectively bar future asylum applicants http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-migration-hungary-ruling/hungary-tightens-asylum-rules-as-it-ends-migrant-detention-zones-idUSKBN22X12X2020-05-22
Europes largest economy is facing its most severe recession since World War Two as measures to prevent the disease have hampered public life and business NegativeBERLIN Tax revenues of the German government and the 16 federal states declined by 23 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-tax/german-tax-revenues-fall-23-5-due-to-coronavirus-pandemic-idUSKBN22Y0M42020-05-22
Achleitner one of Europes most prominent bankers has faced criticism from some shareholders for the banks strategy zigzags management upheaval and an share price decline over the past decade NegativeFRANKFURT Deutsche Banks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-agm/deutsche-bank-chairman-to-stand-down-in-2022-idUSKBN22W1E12020-05-21
Europes STOXX 600 index recovered from earlier losses to add 0 NegativeEquities up http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-stocks-surge-to-10-week-high-on-recovery-hopes-idUSL8N2D25392020-05-21
LONDON Europes top oil and gas companies have diverted a larger share of their cash to green energy projects since the coronavirus outbreak in a bet the global health crisis will leave a longterm dent in fossil fuel demand according to a Reuters review of company statements and interviews with executives PositiveLONDON Europes top oil and gas companies have diverted a larger share of their cash to green energy projects since the coronavirus outbreak in a bet the global health crisis will leave a longterm dent in fossil fuel demand according to a Reuters review of company statements and interviews with executives http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-oilmajors-transiti/coronavirus-widens-climate-rift-between-european-and-u-s-oil-majors-idUSKBN22U0G22020-05-18
The new group would compete with Hungarys OTP Bank OTPB.BU central Europes largest independent lender which had total assets worth 14 PositiveBUDAPEST Hungarys MKB and MTB are in talks over a merger to create the countrys secondlargest bank opening a new chapter in the shakeup of a banking system that has seen local players gain influence since Prime Minister Viktor Orban took power http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-mkb-takarek/hungarys-mkb-and-mtb-in-merger-talks-as-local-banks-gain-sway-idUSKBN22R2TI2020-05-16
The warning by the head of one of Europes largest industrial employers with major factories in four nations comes amid speculation of thousands of restructuring job losses NegativeFaury once again warned that Airbus may not survive without change and insisted that and urgent steps were needed according to people briefed on the presentation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-restructuring-exclusive/exclusive-airbus-to-be-resized-could-cut-output-again-sources-idUSKBN22Q2BK2020-05-15
Before the pandemic analysts had expected the first quarter of 2020 to bring an end to Europes corporate recession that had lasted through 2019 NegativeLONDON Expectations for second and thirdquarter corporate profits have deteriorated in Europe Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday as fears grow over the extent of the recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/virus-hit-on-europes-corporate-profits-seen-growing-further-idUSKBN22P0ME2020-05-14
Europes hardhit travel leisure index and auto stocks fell each while banking shares slid 3 NeutralTravel stocks automakers and banks led a slide in European shares on Wednesday as fears of a resurgence in coronavirus cases and a worrying outlook from the U.S. central bank chief dented hopes of a swift economic recovery http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/travel-and-auto-stocks-lead-europe-lower-amid-virus-fears-idUSKBN22P0Y52020-05-14
Europes largest aerospace group has not ruled out layoffs while signalling that no decisions will be made before the summer NeutralEuropes largest aerospace group has not ruled out layoffs while signalling that no decisions will be made before the summer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-restructuring/airbus-examining-restructuring-including-job-cuts-sources-idUSKBN22P2NQ2020-05-14
5 billion euros aimed to modernise Europes disjointed transport systems to move troops east in the case of conflict with Russia known as military mobility NegativeBRUSSELS European Union plans for a multibillion euro defence fund have been thrown into doubt by the economic shock of the coronavirus officials and diplomats say potentially threatening three years of unprecedented military cooperation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-defence/on-budget-eve-eu-defence-money-at-risk-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN22O1BU2020-05-13
PARIS France tiptoed out of one of Europes strictest coronavirus lockdowns on Monday allowing nonessential shops factories and other businesses to reopen for the first time in eight weeks as the risks of a second wave of infections loomed large NegativePARIS France tiptoed out of one of Europes strictest coronavirus lockdowns on Monday allowing nonessential shops factories and other businesses to reopen for the first time in eight weeks as the risks of a second wave of infections loomed large http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-france/france-emerges-cautiously-out-of-coronavirus-lockdown-idUSKBN22N0732020-05-11
That dented optimism as France tiptoed out of one of Europes strictest lockdowns while British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a cautious plan to get Britain back to work NegativeEuropean stocks closed lower on Monday with banks miners and travel stocks bearing the brunt of investor worries of a second wave of coronavirus cases as many countries emerge from lockdowns http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/cyclical-stocks-knock-europe-as-virus-fears-resurface-idUSKBN22N0Y92020-05-11
As Italy begins to ease one of Europes longest and strictest coronavirus lockdowns the costs of the emergency restrictions become clearer NegativeBRUSSELS Italys public debt will hit almost of GDP this year and its economy shrink by close to a tenth the EU predicted highlighting the longerterm impact of coronavirus lockdown measures on the euro zone state worst hit by the epidemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-italy/impact-of-virus-on-italys-economy-laid-bare-in-eu-forecasts-idUSKBN22I1452020-05-07
Lundin holds a stake in the Equinoroperated Johan Sverdrup oilfield western Europes biggest producing field PositiveOSLO Norwegian oil firm Equinor is offering to sell its remaining 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-equinor-lundin-energy-divestiture/equinor-to-sell-remaining-4-9-stake-in-lundin-energy-idUSKBN22H2I42020-05-07
Similar gauges out of Europes largest economies due on Monday and later in the week are also expected to show dire global industry conditions NegativeSYDNEY Asias factory activity was ravaged in April business surveys showed on Monday and the outlook dimmed further as government restrictions on movement to contain the coronavirus outbreak froze global production and slashed demand http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-global-economy/pandemic-slams-asias-factories-activity-hits-financial-crisis-lows-idUSKBN22G0AU2020-05-04
Travellers arriving to France from a country in Europes Schengen openborder area or Britain will be exempt from a planned compulsory twoweek quarantine PositiveMore than 3 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-worldwide-spread-of-the-new-coronavirus-idUSKBN22F0AI2020-05-04
Investors will also keep a close eye on reopenings in Germany Europes largest economy as well as other countries NeutralNEW YORK A bounce in stocks is likely to face a test in the coming weeks as investors try to gauge whether countries and U.S. states emerging from lockdowns can arrest a sharp fall in economic growth without provoking a resurgence of coronavirus cases http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/wall-street-week-ahead-stocks-face-test-as-reopenings-could-fuel-demand-or-more-coronavirus-idUSKBN22D59E2020-05-02
Data portability is a requirement under Europes privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation and Californias privacy law called the California Consumer Protection Act PositiveThe tool lets Facebook users transfer data stored on its servers directly to another photo storage service in this case Google Photos a feature known as data portability http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-antitrust/facebook-could-address-some-u-s-antitrust-concerns-with-new-photo-transfer-tool-idUSKBN22C1KV2020-05-01
The opinion if followed by Europes top court could raise the possibility of more car owners taking legal action against Volkswagen and other firms according to lawyers representing car owners NegativeBRUSSELS Technologies used by Volkswagen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-emissions-eu/eu-court-adviser-advocates-broader-definition-of-vehicle-defeat-devices-idUSKBN22C2PZ2020-05-01
A dancer with the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Kovacs had to return home when Europes borders went into lockdown catching the last flight back to Budapest for Hungarian citizens NegativeBUDAPEST Dressed in black and wearing a facemask the dancer leaps and pirouttes across Budapests deserted central Heroes Square to the strains of a melody that mirrors the molecular structure of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-dance-virus-melody/covid-strains-dancer-performs-virus-melody-in-empty-budapest-square-idUSKBN22B1IL2020-04-30
Germany slashed its economic growth forecast for this year predicting the pandemic would plunge Europes largest economy into its deepest recession since World War Two NegativeMore than 3 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKCN2280EQ2020-04-30
Britains true toll is likely to be closer to Spain or even Italy Europes worstaffected countries although their reporting of deaths outside hospital is patchy so exact comparisons are difficult NegativeLONDON Britain is on track to record one of the worst coronavirus death tolls in Europe after data published on Tuesday showed nationwide fatalities topped 24000 nine days ago http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-death/uk-on-track-for-one-of-europes-worst-virus-death-tolls-idUSKCN22A17I2020-04-29
But Britain stood firm on not lifting its lockdown with the country on track to become one of Europes worst hit by the pandemic NegativeA rally in banking shares helped European shares end at sevenweek highs on Tuesday with further optimism kindled by signs that several economies were starting to ease coronavirusdriven lockdowns http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-rise-on-bank-rally-wirecard-shares-crash-idUSKCN22A0VY2020-04-29
PRAGUE The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival central and eastern Europes leading cinema event has cancelled this summers lineup due to the coronavirus pandemic its president said on Tuesday NegativePRAGUE The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival central and eastern Europes leading cinema event has cancelled this summers lineup due to the coronavirus pandemic its president said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-czech-film/karlovy-vary-film-festival-rolls-up-red-carpet-cancels-2020-edition-idUSKCN22A1KR2020-04-29
MILAN Italy said it would allow factories and building sites to reopen from May 4 as it prepares a staged end to Europes longest coronavirus lockdown PositiveMILAN Italy said it would allow factories and building sites to reopen from May 4 as it prepares a staged end to Europes longest coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy-ops-factbox/factbox-some-italian-companies-resume-work-as-coronavirus-curbs-eased-idUSKCN2292BS2020-04-28
The restart of Europes biggest car factory after weeks of standstill is an important symbol for our employees our dealers suppliers the German economy and for he said PositiveFRANKFURT German carmaking giant Volkswagen http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-volkswagen-factory/europe-restarts-car-factories-amid-uncertain-demand-idUSKCN2290J22020-04-28
The restart of Europes biggest car factory after weeks of standstill is an important symbol for our employees our dealers suppliers the German economy and for Tostmann said PositiveFRANKFURT Volkswagen http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-volkswagen-factory/vw-re-starts-europes-largest-car-factory-after-coronavirus-shutdown-idUSKCN2290J22020-04-27
As Europes export powerhouse the disruption to global trade from the pandemic has clobbered German factories while domestic lockdown measures to contain the virus have squashed consumer spending NegativeBERLIN German business morale crashed in April in its most dramatic fall on record hitting the lowest reading since reunification as the coronavirus pandemic sends Europes largest economy into a deep recession http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-ifo/full-fury-of-coronavirus-sends-german-business-morale-to-record-low-idUSKCN2260ZZ2020-04-25
BERLIN German business morale crashed in April in its most dramatic fall on record hitting the lowest reading since reunification as the coronavirus pandemic sends Europes largest economy into a deep recession NegativeBERLIN German business morale crashed in April in its most dramatic fall on record hitting the lowest reading since reunification as the coronavirus pandemic sends Europes largest economy into a deep recession http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-ifo/full-fury-of-coronavirus-sends-german-business-morale-to-record-low-idUSKCN2260ZZ2020-04-25
But this repeated cycle may be fuelling doubts about Europes solidarity and commitment to the euro NegativeFRANKFURT After another disappointing EU summit the European Central Bank finds itself in a familiar position as the leading saviour of the euro once again being called upon to push out its boundaries while politicians bicker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-ecb-analysis/indecisive-eu-to-force-ecb-into-more-emergency-action-idUSKCN2261VP2020-04-25
Europes biggest bank announced its latest costcutting plan before the coronavirus spread across Europe leading investors to question whether HSBC would be able to carry it out NeutralLONDON HSBC will press ahead with plans to shift capital from underperforming businesses cut costs and strip out layers of management despite problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-hsbc-hldg-agm/hsbc-to-push-on-with-overhaul-wherever-possible-despite-crisis-idUSKCN2261NL2020-04-25
Germany Europes largest economy has begun to ease some restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic allowing carmakers to restart production PositiveFRANKFURT German car and truck maker Daimler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-results/daimlers-earnings-plunge-as-coronavirus-hammers-sales-idUSKCN2243IH2020-04-24
Meanwhile Germany Europes largest economy has begun to ease some restrictions allowing carmakers to restart production PositiveDaimler AG http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-results/daimler-earnings-plunge-as-coronavirus-hammers-vehicle-sales-production-idUSKCN2243IH2020-04-23
April 21 Europes banks are expected to have to set aside billions for potential loan losses as well as take profit hits because of the coronavirus crisis when they start reporting results over the next two weeks Negativestory that ran late Tuesday with no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-europe-banks/rpt-europes-banks-brace-for-bad-debt-build-up-from-coronavirus-crisis-idUSL5N2CA15A2020-04-22
Attaching green strings to cashforclunkers schemes would help boost factories while removing the most polluting cars from Europes roads Timmermans said NegativeThe European Unions chief climate official said on Tuesday there could be green conditions attached to any car scrappage schemes set up by the bloc to revive vehicle demand following the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-climate/eu-climate-chief-sees-green-strings-for-car-scrappage-schemes-idUSKCN2233382020-04-22
Europes northwestern refining and storage hub still has space to fill but industry experts say most of the remaining capacity has already been booked PositiveYORK Oil traders are struggling to find enough ships railcars caverns and pipelines to store fuel as more conventional storage facilities fill up amid abundant supply and plummeting demand due to the coronavirus crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil-storage/ships-trains-caves-oil-traders-chase-storage-space-in-world-awash-with-fuel-idUSKCN2240MF2020-04-22
The timing of Italys exit from the lockdown is also closely watched by Europes biggest economy Germany whose automotive pharmaceutical and food industries are intertwined with Italys Neutralstory first published on Friday no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/health-coronavirus-italy-business/rpt-insight-italys-firms-shake-lockdown-using-shortcut-in-coronavirus-law-idUSL8N2C54OP2020-04-20
LISBON Portuguese car component manufacturers among the countrys top exporters are calling thousands of employees back to work even before a nationwide COVID19 lockdown is lifted as Europes automotive sector resumes production PositiveLISBON Portuguese car component manufacturers among the countrys top exporters are calling thousands of employees back to work even before a nationwide COVID19 lockdown is lifted as Europes automotive sector resumes production http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-portugal-automotiv/portugals-car-parts-makers-resume-production-as-coronavirus-spread-slows-idUSKBN21Z1I12020-04-18
Its a bit of a said Kasper Elmgreen equities head at Europes biggest fund manager Amundi Asset Management PositiveAs lockdowns worldwide drive a surge in internet use boosting online sales for businesses as varied as gaming and food delivery the stocks of internet providers are an unlikely laggard on global markets http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-telecoms-analysis/telco-shares-are-surprise-losers-as-lockdown-drives-internet-boom-idUSKCN21V28S2020-04-14
Under Descalzi Eni has transformed into one of Europes most successful oil and gas explorers PositiveClaudio Descalzi and Francesco Starace took over the helm of Eni and Enel respectively in 2014 and were both reappointed in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-eni-enel-ceos-exclusive/exclusive-italys-government-set-to-reappoint-eni-and-enel-ceos-source-idUSKCN21S1I42020-04-11
AMSTERDAM Just Eat Takeaway Europes largest online food ordering and delivery company said on Thursday that orders temporarily declined in March as restaurants closed as part of measures imposed by governments to contain the coronavirus NegativeAMSTERDAM Just Eat Takeaway Europes largest online food ordering and delivery company said on Thursday that orders temporarily declined in March as restaurants closed as part of measures imposed by governments to contain the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-takeaway-orders/takeaway-com-says-orders-had-only-temporarily-decline-in-march-idUSKCN21R0KB2020-04-09
BERLIN Germanys economy Europes largest will probably shrink by 9 NegativeBERLIN Germanys economy Europes largest will probably shrink by 9 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-economy/coronavirus-pandemic-to-shrink-german-economy-by-record-9-8-in-second-quarter-idUSKBN21Q0XE2020-04-09
BERLIN Export expectations in Germanys car sector have fallen to their lowest level since March 2009 when Europes largest economy was in the throes of the global financial crisis Germanys Ifo institute said on Monday NegativeBERLIN Export expectations in Germanys car sector have fallen to their lowest level since March 2009 when Europes largest economy was in the throes of the global financial crisis Germanys Ifo institute said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-autos/export-expectations-in-germanys-car-sector-at-lowest-since-2009-ifo-idUSKBN21O0D72020-04-07
Europes leading planemaker said in a statement it would pause production and assembly at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and at its manufacturing facility in Mobile Alabama NegativeEuropes leading planemaker said in a statement it would pause production and assembly at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and at its manufacturing facility in Mobile Alabama http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-airbus-production/airbus-announces-additional-production-pauses-idUSKBN21O2PM2020-04-07
Germany with Europes largest economy has been under lockdown with restaurants and most shops closed since March 22 and the document assumes the pandemic will last until 2021 NegativeYORK The United States was preparing on Monday for what one official called the peak death of the coronavirus while across the Atlantic British Prime Minister Boris Johnson the most prominent person with COVID19 was taken to intensive care http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/u-s-enters-peak-death-week-for-coronavirus-british-pm-in-intensive-care-idUSKBN21O2K82020-04-07
The blueprint may come from Germany which despite being Europes most populous country has recorded only 1448 deaths from 98000 confirmed cases NegativeYORK The United States was preparing on Monday for what one official called the peak death of the coronavirus while across the Atlantic British Prime Minister Boris Johnson the most prominent person with COVID19 was taken to intensive care http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/u-s-enters-peak-death-week-for-coronavirus-british-pm-in-intensive-care-idUSKBN21O2K82020-04-07
V2TX widely known as Europes fear index dropped to a one month low of 42 NegativeGerman shares jumped 5 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-jump-as-coronavirus-deaths-slow-germany-up-almost-6-idUSKBN21O0FV2020-04-07
at 1023 GMT as Europes stock markets rebounded on hopes the region might be getting to grips with the health crisis PositiveBMW sales to China where the outbreak started were down 30 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-bmw-deliveries/bmw-sees-demand-falling-further-after-first-quarter-sales-plunge-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN21O0M02020-04-07
in February surpassing economists expectations but the figures reflect the period shortly before the coronavirus pandemic started to majorly affect Europes largest economy NegativeBERLIN April 7 German industry output rose by 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-output/german-industry-output-up-0-3-in-february-before-corona-impact-idUSAPN03NN002020-04-07
Norway Western Europes largest oil and gas producer said on Saturday it would consider cuts to its oil output if a wide global deal is agreed PositiveOPEC and Russia have postponed a Monday meeting to discuss oil output cuts until April 9 OPEC sources said on Saturday as a dispute between Moscow and Saudi Arabia over who is to blame for plunging crude prices intensified http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oil-opec-saudi-russia/opec-meeting-delayed-as-saudi-arabia-and-russia-row-over-oil-price-collapse-sources-idUSKBN21M0FY2020-04-05
The Norwegian oil and energy ministry declined to comment on Friday on whether Western Europes largest producer could cut output to support prices NegativeYORK OPEC and its allies are working on a deal for an unprecedented oil production cut equivalent to around of worldwide supply in what they expect will be a global effort including the United States but the White House did not make such a commitment after a Friday meeting with oil companies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec-cut-size/opec-debates-biggest-ever-oil-cut-awaits-u-s-efforts-idUSKBN21L15A2020-04-04
BRUSSELS Amazon is not liable for unknowingly stocking goods for thirdparty sellers that infringe trademarks Europes top court said on Thursday handing online retailers a victory in their battle against luxury goods companies NegativeBRUSSELS Amazon is not liable for unknowingly stocking goods for thirdparty sellers that infringe trademarks Europes top court said on Thursday handing online retailers a victory in their battle against luxury goods companies http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-amazon-com-coty-trademark/amazon-wins-trademark-case-in-boost-for-online-retailers-vs-luxury-firms-idUSKBN21K12W2020-04-03
BRUSSELS The next EU budget should take the form of a new Marshall to stoke Europes recovery from the coronavirus crisis European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday PositiveBRUSSELS The next EU budget should take the form of a new Marshall to stoke Europes recovery from the coronavirus crisis European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-vonderleyen/next-eu-budget-should-be-marshall-plan-for-europe-eus-von-der-leyen-idUSKBN21K1EJ2020-04-03
ISTANBUL Europes largest city Istanbul is running out of time to impose a lockdown and stop a surge in coronavirus cases as around two million people are still going out into the streets every day its mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Thursday NegativeISTANBUL Europes largest city Istanbul is running out of time to impose a lockdown and stop a surge in coronavirus cases as around two million people are still going out into the streets every day its mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-turkey-istanbul/istanbul-mayor-says-time-running-out-to-halt-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN21K2VX2020-04-03
Istanbul is one of Europes busiest cities economically PositiveISTANBUL Europes largest city Istanbul is running out of time to impose a lockdown and stop a surge in coronavirus cases as around two million people are still going out into the streets every day its mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-turkey-istanbul/istanbul-mayor-says-time-running-out-to-halt-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN21K2VX2020-04-03
The opinion if followed by Europes top court raises the possibility of legal complaints from consumers across the European Union NegativeEU consumers should be able to sue carmakers in their national courts if they have bought cars with emission cheat devices installed an adviser to the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-emissions-eu/eu-consumers-may-be-able-to-bring-dieselgate-claims-in-home-court-adviser-idUSKBN21K1F12020-04-03
EU unity has already been tested by the epidemic with governments squabbling over medical equipment and emergency checks on what are normally Europes open internal borders NegativeBRUSSELS The EU executive proposed on Wednesday a wagesubsidy scheme to encourage employers to cut workers hours rather than their jobs amid the coronavirus epidemic a plan that could be worth 100 billion euros in borrowing guaranteed by all EU countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-work/eu-exec-proposes-shorter-work-hours-to-prevent-layoffs-amid-epidemic-idUSKBN21J58Y2020-04-02
A 12yearold girl died in Belgium of coronavirus the health ministry said on Tuesday as local media reported she was Europes youngest victim NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump and his top healthcare advisers urged Americans to follow strict social distancing measures ahead of a tough two that could lead to at least 100000 deaths from the coronavirus in the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21J4BS2020-04-01
Valdis Dombrovskis Europes financial regulation chief will delay new capital rules for banks adding that supporting lending has to be the priority while fighting the coronavirus outbreak NegativeMarch 30 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/britain-press-ft/press-digest-financial-times-march-30-idUSL4N2BM20X2020-03-30
European Council President Charles Michel who chaired the summit has called for a new Marshall named after the U.S. aid package that kickstarted Western Europes recovery after World War Two NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders failed to agree on Thursday on the scale of support for their economies battered by the coronavirus but gave themselves two more weeks to work out details in a dispute between the ailing south and the fiscally conservative north http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-summit/eu-leaders-agree-on-more-time-to-decide-coronavirus-economic-rescue-idUSKBN21D2JO2020-03-27
VW is one of Europes most regular corporate issuers of commercial paper PositiveFRANKFURT Volkswagens http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-volkswagen-ecb/volkswagen-urges-ecb-to-buy-short-term-debt-to-stabilize-markets-ft-idUSKBN21E0S12020-03-27
A report also suggested that Germany Europes largest economy was open to using the European Stability Mechanism to prop up economies hit by the coronavirus PositiveEuropean stocks ended another tumultuous session higher on Wednesday as investors bet on further stimulus measures to dull the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak which showed no signs of slowing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-end-whipsaw-session-higher-as-stimulus-hopes-persist-idUSKBN21C10I2020-03-26
German lawmakers on Wednesday voted to suspend the debt brake for the first time ever to finance an aid package meant to help shield Europes largest economy NegativeCoronavirus cases across the globe jumped on Thursday as Japan planned to set up a special virus task force and New Zealand went under lockdown http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21D0HT2020-03-26
PARIS March 24 Altice Europes French division SFR will look to tap a state partial unemployment scheme for up to of its workforce in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak two union officials said on Tuesday NegativePARIS March 24 Altice Europes French division SFR will look to tap a state partial unemployment scheme for up to of its workforce in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak two union officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-france/altice-europe-french-unit-sfr-to-tap-state-unemployment-scheme-union-officials-idUSP6N2B202P2020-03-25
PARIS March 24 Altice Europes French telecoms business SFR is planning to tap a state partial unemployment scheme for up to of its workforce in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak two union officials said on Tuesday Negativedetails background union official http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-france-sfr/update-1-altices-sfr-to-tap-french-unemployment-scheme-unions-idUSL8N2BH5OJ2020-03-25
The package also requires Thyssenkrupp Steel Europes operations to increase shorttime work pay to according to the statement NegativeJobs will be cut in a socially responsible way with no forced layoffs until March 31 2026 Thyssenkrupp said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-thyssenkrupp-restructuring-steel/thyssenkrupp-to-cut-3000-jobs-at-steel-unit-by-2026-idUSKBN21C03Z2020-03-25
The range of challenges poses a threat to Europes banks whose share prices have already plumbed record lows the companies they serve and the broader European economy NegativeCorrado Sforza Fogliani is on the frontlines of European efforts to keep the regions economy alive amid the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-banks-insight/banks-struggle-to-ride-to-the-rescue-in-europes-cash-crunch-battle-idUSKBN21B0OE2020-03-24
Spain is struggling to contain Europes second worst outbreak of the coronavirus after Italy with over 28000 cases and more than 1700 deaths according to the Health Ministry NegativeMADRID Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo said on Sunday he had tested positive for coronavirus and had gone into self isolation with his family http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-spain-domingo/spanish-opera-singer-placido-domingo-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-idUSKBN2190ZA2020-03-23
Spain said it would turn a Madrid conference center into a giant military hospital as Europes secondworst outbreak claimed another 235 lives NegativeAs coronavirus cases ballooned in Europe several countries imposed or planned new restrictions to try to curb the spread http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN2150NL2020-03-22
Britains Heathrow Airport usually Europes busiest airport is cutting costs by cancelling executive pay freezing recruitment and reviewing all capital projects NegativeShattered airlines were left counting the cost of government support as countries from the United States to New Zealand set out conditions for bailouts needed to absorb the shock of the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines/airlines-face-reckoning-as-government-help-comes-with-strings-attached-idUSKBN21701K2020-03-21
Europes telecoms providers from Vodafone to Deutsche Telekom have reported a spike in data traffic in recent days forcing Breton to issue his preemptive call before the internet breaks down NegativeEU industry chief comments http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-youtube/youtube-to-reduce-streaming-quality-in-europe-due-to-coronavirus-idUSL8N2BD19D2020-03-21
Germany will protect domestic firms from foreign takeovers two leading politicians said on Friday after company valuations in Europes largest economy have been hammered by the coronavirus pandemic NegativeGermany will protect domestic firms from foreign takeovers two leading politicians said on Friday after company valuations in Europes largest economy have been hammered by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-fund/germany-will-block-foreign-takeovers-to-avoid-economy-sell-out-idUSKBN21717T2020-03-21
BRUSSELS The European Commission has warned Europes telecoms providers not to block content platforms in an attempt to prevent internet gridlock caused by housebound Europeans teleworking or video streaming due to the coronavirus outbreak NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission has warned Europes telecoms providers not to block content platforms in an attempt to prevent internet gridlock caused by housebound Europeans teleworking or video streaming due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-internet/eu-warns-telcos-against-throttling-internet-giants-as-data-traffic-spikes-idUSKBN2162L92020-03-20
EU leaders closed Europes external borders for 30 days with an option to extend that NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union has responded to the coronavirus seen by German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the biggest challenge since World War Two with a wide range of measures to limit the spread of the disease and the resulting economic damage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-measures-factbo/factbox-europeans-ask-what-has-eu-done-for-us-answer-2-5-trillion-euro-stimulus-idUSKBN2162JP2020-03-20
Heathrow which is usually Europes busiest airport said it would cut costs to preserve cash as it warned its financial performance would be severely affected by the current situation NegativeLONDON March 20 Britains Heathrow Airport said it would shrink its operation as part of a plan to keep open for some cargo and passenger flights during the coronavirus crisis which has brought most air travel to a standstill http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-heathrow-fin/britains-heathrow-to-shrink-operations-during-coronavirus-idUSFWN2BC2012020-03-20
Italian soldiers transported corpses overnight from an overwhelmed cemetery in Europes worsthit nation where 3405 people have died more than in mainland China NegativeThe worlds richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy on Thursday as coronavirus cases ballooned in the new epicentre Europe with the number of deaths in Italy outstripping those in mainland China where the virus originated http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/coronavirus-deaths-in-italy-overtake-china-as-economic-damage-mounts-idUSKBN2160ZP2020-03-20
Italy is battling Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus which is spreading across the continent including the 19 countries that use the euro NegativeBRUSSELS Euro zone officials are considering how to deploy the unused firepower of the blocs bailout fund to limit the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus epidemic via a scheme that could pave the way for more ECB purchases of Italian bonds http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-corononavirus-eurozone-esm/euro-zone-eyes-ways-to-deploy-its-bailout-fund-in-war-with-coronavirus-idUSKBN2152XF2020-03-19
Mobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy Germany and Austria helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring whether people are complying with curbs on movement while at the same time respecting Europes privacy laws PositiveMobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy Germany and Austria helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring whether people are complying with curbs on movement while at the same time respecting Europes privacy laws http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-telecoms/european-mobile-operators-share-data-for-coronavirus-fight-idUSKBN2152C22020-03-19
Portugal and Spain on Tuesday notified Brussels that they have introduced controls on Europes internal borders bringing the total taking such measures to at least 12 countries NegativeItalys prime minister on Tuesday declared coronavirus was causing a socioeconomic as European leaders agreed to seal off external borders but many countries thwarted solidarity by imposing frontier curbs of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu/europe-grapples-with-socio-economic-tsunami-of-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN21426H2020-03-18
BERLIN Germanys financial regulator Bafin sees no systemic risk to the financial sector in Europes largest economy due to the coronavirus pandemic Handelsblatt reported on Monday PositiveBERLIN Germanys financial regulator Bafin sees no systemic risk to the financial sector in Europes largest economy due to the coronavirus pandemic Handelsblatt reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-bafin/germanys-financial-regulator-sees-no-systematic-risk-handelsblatt-idUSKBN2131XH2020-03-17
Japan has had 895 cases of coronavirus while the total in Italy Europes worsthit country had reached 27980 on Monday NegativePARIS The coronavirus pandemic must have reached its peak and be on the wane by the end of May otherwise the Tokyo Olympics cannot be staged on schedule the head of the French Olympic Committee said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-olympics-exclusive/exclusive-coronavirus-must-hit-peak-by-end-may-for-tokyo-games-to-happen-on-time-french-olympic-committee-chief-idUSKBN2133CO2020-03-17
Worker representatives in Italy France Belgium Spain and Germany have demanded stricter controls on hygiene disinfection and isolation for employees working heeltoheel on Europes production lines NegativeMILAN Carmakers including Fiat Chrysler Peugeot and Volkswagen cut production at European plants on Monday as they grappled with the coronavirus crisis and diving demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy-fiat-chrysle/carmakers-put-brakes-on-european-production-as-coronavirus-hits-idUSKBN2130W62020-03-17
Italy which has Europes oldest population is facing growing concerns about the ability of its strained health system to cope with a relentless increase in new cases NegativeTOKYO Hospitals in Nagoya city in Japans industrial heartland have more coronavirus patients than they can treat forcing transfers to nearby areas and offering a glimpse of the challenges the outbreak poses for a country with a huge elderly population http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-challenges/in-nagoya-scramble-for-hospital-beds-shows-coronavirus-challenge-for-aging-japan-idUSKBN2130JR2020-03-16
MADRID Spain put its 47 million inhabitants under partial lockdown on Saturday as part of a 15day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus epidemic in Europes second worstaffected country by the disease after Italy NegativeMADRID Spain put its 47 million inhabitants under partial lockdown on Saturday as part of a 15day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus epidemic in Europes second worstaffected country by the disease after Italy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-spain/spain-goes-under-lockdown-to-fight-coronavirus-idUSKBN2110LE2020-03-15
On Saturday the island said it would begin requiring a 14day quarantine for all people arriving from Europes Schengen borderfree travel zone as well as Britain and Ireland NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan reported six new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday all imported and marking the biggest daily rise in infections in people who had returned to the island from countries including Spain and Japan bringing its total tally to 59 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan/taiwan-reports-six-new-coronavirus-cases-in-largest-single-day-rise-all-imported-idUSKBN21207K2020-03-15
Spain put its 47 million inhabitants under partial lockdown on Saturday as part of a 15day state of emergency to combat the epidemic in Europes second worstaffected country after Italy NegativeFrance and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people Australia ordered selfisolation of arriving foreigners and Argentina and El Salvador extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/lockdowns-self-isolation-and-entry-bans-imposed-to-fight-global-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN21208S2020-03-15
By the end of the week Europes benchmark STOXX 600 index had fallen NegativeKONG As a collapse in the oil price unleashed chaos in financial markets Madrid money manager Diego Parrilla phoned a colleague who they had better head to work early in the morning http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-markets-ticktock/how-the-longest-bull-run-in-history-ended-in-pandemic-panic-idUSKBN21038A2020-03-14
TAIPEI Taiwan will from March 17 require travelers from countries in Europes Schengen borderfree travel zone as well as Britain and Ireland to undergo a 14day quarantine upon arrival to control the spread of the coronavirus its government said on Saturday PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan will from March 17 require travelers from countries in Europes Schengen borderfree travel zone as well as Britain and Ireland to undergo a 14day quarantine upon arrival to control the spread of the coronavirus its government said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan/taiwan-says-travelers-from-europe-to-undergo-quarantine-idUSKBN21109G2020-03-14
With Europes top soccer leagues in limbo the fate of the this seasons Euro 2020 championship starting in June and hosted by 12 cities remains unclear NegativeYORK Golfs jewel in the crown The Masters and English soccers Premier League joined the lengthening list of elite sporting events to fall foul of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-sport/golfs-masters-postponed-english-soccer-suspended-as-coronavirus-wreaks-havoc-idUSKBN21021Z2020-03-14
Just Eat Takeaway Europes largest online food ordering and delivery company said on Friday its Takeaway subsidiary would begin dropping orders at the door as a precautionary measure in light of the global coronavirus outbreak NegativeJust Eat Takeaway Europes largest online food ordering and delivery company said on Friday its Takeaway subsidiary would begin dropping orders at the door as a precautionary measure in light of the global coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-takeaway-com/takeaway-com-no-touch-delivery-in-response-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN2100QZ2020-03-13
Next weeks matches scheduled for the Copa Libertadores South Americas equivalent of Europes elite Champions League club competition have also been postponed CONMEBOL said in a statement published on twitter NegativeSANTIAGO South American qualifying matches for the 2022 Qatar World Cup have been postponed after a request from the regions football federation amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus FIFA announced on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-soccer-south-ameri/south-american-world-cup-qualifiers-postponed-over-coronavirus-fifa-idUSKBN20Z3II2020-03-13
Rugbys PRO14 season and Euroleague Europes elite club basketball competition have been suspended while in India the government has ordered international cricket matches to be played in empty stadiums NegativeYORK The coronavirus pandemic shredded the global sporting calendar on Thursday with mens tennis shut down for six weeks top European soccer leagues placed on hold NHL suspended and Major League Baseballs opening day postponed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-sport/tennis-soccer-and-u-s-sports-hit-as-coronavirus-shreds-calendar-idUSKBN20Z2PL2020-03-13
WASHINGTON Europes Airbus on Thursday welcomed a move by Washington state to remove what it called illegal to Boeing but said the U.S. planemaker had received billions of dollars in other subsidies and tax breaks NegativeWASHINGTON Europes Airbus on Thursday welcomed a move by Washington state to remove what it called illegal to Boeing but said the U.S. planemaker had received billions of dollars in other subsidies and tax breaks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-usa-aircraft-airbus/airbus-end-of-washington-state-tax-break-of-boeing-just-initial-step-idUSKBN20Z3FK2020-03-13
An industry association warned last week that car sales in Italy Europes thirdlargest economy could shrink by more than NegativeEuropes major car and parts makers rushed on Wednesday to close factories and cut output in Italy and considered sending workers home elsewhere in the first signs that coronavirus is disrupting the regions struggling automotive industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-autos/coronavirus-piles-pressure-on-europes-stricken-auto-industry-idUSKBN20Y1EN2020-03-12
Europes major car and parts makers rushed on Wednesday to close factories and cut output in Italy and considered sending workers home elsewhere in the first signs that coronavirus is disrupting the regions struggling automotive industry NegativeEuropes major car and parts makers rushed on Wednesday to close factories and cut output in Italy and considered sending workers home elsewhere in the first signs that coronavirus is disrupting the regions struggling automotive industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-autos/coronavirus-piles-pressure-on-europes-stricken-auto-industry-idUSKBN20Y1EN2020-03-12
LONDON March 11 Europes banks have called on European Union authorities to ease capital rules and other regulatory barriers to helping businesses struggling because of the coronavirus epidemic Negativeitem that ran late Wednesday with no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/health-coronavirus-banks-eu/rpt-update-1-banks-urge-eu-to-ease-capital-rules-to-fight-coronavirus-fallout-idUSL8N2B516H2020-03-12
The disruptions are the latest blow to Europes carmakers which are struggling with weak global demand and high costs of meeting the regions tough emissions targets NegativeEuropes major car and parts makers rushed on Wednesday to close factories and cut output in Italy and considered sending workers home elsewhere in the first signs that coronavirus is disrupting the regions struggling automotive industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-autos/coronavirus-piles-pressure-on-europes-stricken-auto-industry-idUSKBN20Y1EN2020-03-12
With over 2100 confirmed cases and 47 deaths so far Spain has overtaken France as Europes secondlargest coronavirus hub after Italy NegativeMADRID In a usually bustling Madrid street popular with the citys growing Chinese community 14 of 17 Chineseowned shops were closed on Wednesday their shutters pulled down or notes stuck to window fronts saying the owners were away http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-spain-china/come-home-chinese-tell-relatives-in-spain-as-coronavirus-cases-jump-idUSKBN20Y2WZ2020-03-12
Italy sees the deal by Europes largest shipyard as an opportunity to create a European industrial champion in the shipbuilding industry to stave off competition from Asia and other regions PositiveItaly sees the deal by Europes largest shipyard as an opportunity to create a European industrial champion in the shipbuilding industry to stave off competition from Asia and other regions http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chantiers-m-a-fincantieri-eu/without-strong-concessions-fincantieris-chantiers-deal-faces-eu-veto-sources-idUSKBN20X30U2020-03-11
On Monday the Italian government decided to place the whole country under lockdown until next month in an unprecedented attempt to beat the virus in Europes worstaffected country NegativeOn Monday the Italian government decided to place the whole country under lockdown until next month in an unprecedented attempt to beat the virus in Europes worstaffected country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy-brembo/brembo-says-more-virus-restrictions-in-italy-could-hit-global-auto-industry-idUSKBN20X2HU2020-03-11
ROME Shops and restaurants closed hundreds of flights were canceled and streets emptied across Italy on Tuesday the first day of an unprecedented nationwide lockdown imposed to slow Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus NegativeROME Shops and restaurants closed hundreds of flights were canceled and streets emptied across Italy on Tuesday the first day of an unprecedented nationwide lockdown imposed to slow Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy/italy-in-coronavirus-lockdown-as-deaths-soar-and-economy-fades-idUSKBN20X11D2020-03-11
The unprecedented lockdown of the whole of Italy which is convulsed by Europes worst coronavirus outbreak has heaped fresh disaster on global airlines NegativeAirlines around the world sank deeper into crisis on Tuesday as the worsening coronavirus epidemic and Italys lockdown hammered passenger numbers forced the cancellation of thousands of flights and led to the delaying of plane orders http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines/airlines-try-to-stave-off-calamity-as-coronavirus-locks-down-italy-idUSKBN20X1KM2020-03-11
Movement across Italy will be sharply restricted within hours Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday in an unprecedented clampdown aimed at beating the coronavirus in Europes worstaffected country NegativeThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-march-10/italy-factors-to-watch-on-march-10-idUSL8N2B24R92020-03-10
PARIS The coronavirus will accelerate a Darwinian shakeout in Europes overcrowded airline industry that ultimately benefits Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG industry experts predict NeutralPARIS The coronavirus will accelerate a Darwinian shakeout in Europes overcrowded airline industry that ultimately benefits Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG industry experts predict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-airlines-an/coronavirus-to-drive-european-airline-industry-shakeout-idUSKBN20W1Z42020-03-10
ROME The whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown until next month Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday in an unprecedented and unexpected new attempt to beat coronavirus in Europes worstaffected country NegativeROME The whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown until next month Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday in an unprecedented and unexpected new attempt to beat coronavirus in Europes worstaffected country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy-economy/italy-extends-coronavirus-lockdown-to-whole-country-as-new-cases-surge-idUSKBN20W0NU2020-03-10
This virus will expedite the thesis of consolidation possibly to extreme Citi analyst Mark Manduca said adding that of Europes shorthaul market was lossmaking in 2019 NegativePARIS The coronavirus will accelerate a Darwinian shakeout in Europes overcrowded airline industry that ultimately benefits Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG industry experts predict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-airlines-an/coronavirus-to-drive-european-airline-industry-shakeout-idUSKBN20W1Z42020-03-10
Western Europes most populous country has the second largest number of registered cases on the continent after Italy NegativeBERLIN The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany jumped by more than 100 on Saturday reaching 795 by midafternoon amid growing concern at the economic impact of the spreading epidemic on one of the worlds most tradedependent economies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany/german-coronavirus-cases-jump-economic-anxiety-rises-idUSKBN20U0G62020-03-08
However Italy which has Europes biggest outbreak of the virus and the heaviest debt load of the regions heavyweight economies should be able to ride it out he said Negativesees Bgrade country ratings vulnerable to coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/healthcare-coronavirus-ratings/turkey-and-other-emerging-markets-face-coronavirus-rating-pressure-sp-global-idUSL8N2AZ3NE2020-03-07
Ryan asked whether the virus may not spread as easily in Europes warm summer months NeutralAll countries should make containing the outbreak of COVID19 their top priority the World Health Organization said on Friday pointing to Iran national action to combat one of the worlds worst outbreaks after a slow start http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-who-priority/who-urges-countries-to-make-containing-coronavirus-highest-priority-idUSKBN20T2BH2020-03-07
Western Europes most populous country Germany has the second largest number of registered cases on the continent after Italy NegativeBERLIN The number of coronavirus patients in Germany jumped to 684 on Saturday morning with concern growing at the economic impact of the spreading epidemic on one of the worlds most tradedependent economies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany/german-coronavirus-cases-jump-economic-nervousness-rises-idUSKBN20U0G62020-03-07
and now we are here at Europes mercy PositiveKASTANIES Turkey The European Union on Friday pleaded with migrants on the Turkish border to stop trying to cross into Greece but dangled the prospect of more aid for Ankara as a standoff between Greek riot police and refugees entered a second week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-greece/migrant-crisis-at-greek-turkish-border-in-second-week-eu-mulls-more-aid-idUSKBN20T0PX2020-03-07
Italy has suffered Europes worst outbreak with most of the infections in the northern region that powers its economy NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is giving governments all the fiscal leeway they need to individually deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus and may decide on a more concerted stimulus if the economy suffers severely officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-rules/unshackled-by-eu-countries-have-fiscal-freedom-to-fight-coronavirus-idUSKBN20S1SZ2020-03-06
Italy is Europes worsthit nation with 107 deaths and more than 3000 infections NegativeThe bank also has an employee in China with the virus who is in a stable condition interim Chief Executive Noel Quinn said in an internal memo seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-banks/hsbc-sends-home-100-london-staff-confirms-china-coronavirus-case-idUSKBN20S1GE2020-03-06
Germany Europes largest economy accounts for about of Russias imports and is also an important export market mainly for Russias natural gas and oil PositiveBERLIN Germany has close economic ties with Russia and could use this leverage to pressure President Vladimir Putin over Moscows involvement in Syria its defense minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-russia-germany/german-minister-moots-sanctions-on-russia-over-syria-idUSKBN20R1312020-03-05
ROME Italy closed all schools and universities and took other emergency measures on Wednesday to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Europes worsthit country as the death toll and number of cases jumped NegativeROME Italy closed all schools and universities and took other emergency measures on Wednesday to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Europes worsthit country as the death toll and number of cases jumped http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy/coronavirus-death-toll-jumps-to-107-in-italy-all-schools-shut-idUSKBN20R23R2020-03-05
Some major airlines have said they will need to cut costs to weather the downturn in bookings particularly since late February when Europes worst outbreak emerged in Italy NegativeLONDON British regional airline Flybe said early on Thursday it entered into administration as the already struggling carrier failed to withstand the plunge in travel demand caused by coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-flybe-funding-administration/british-regional-airline-flybe-says-enters-into-administration-idUSKBN20S0CV2020-03-05
All of Europes subsectors were up and those that took a heavy hit over the past week such as miners technology chemical producers and travel leisure index rebounding the most Positiveanalysts name to from in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/corrected-update-1-european-shares-rise-as-investors-bank-on-more-stimulus-idUSL4N2AW2A02020-03-04
Flewitt said McLaren had also taken steps to mitigate the risk from suppliers in northern Italy which has suffered Europes worst coronavirus outbreak NegativeWOKING England Bentley and McLaren have sought alternatives to their Chinese suppliers to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak which has halted production at some carmakers manufacturing sites around the world http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-autos/uk-carmakers-seek-alternatives-to-china-suppliers-to-cushion-coronavirus-hit-idUSKBN20Q1P82020-03-04
HELSINKI Russia will not stop fighting terrorism in Syrias Idlib region in order to solve Europes migration crisis Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday at a news conference alongside his Finnish counterpart in Helsinki PositiveHELSINKI Russia will not stop fighting terrorism in Syrias Idlib region in order to solve Europes migration crisis Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday at a news conference alongside his Finnish counterpart in Helsinki http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-russia-lavrov/russia-will-not-stop-fighting-terrorism-to-solve-europes-migration-crisis-lavrov-idUSKBN20Q1I72020-03-04
BRUSSELS Amazon will on Thursday seek to overturn an EU order to repay about 250 million euros in back taxes to Luxembourg at Europes secondhighest court one of a series of highprofile cases marking the blocs crackdown on unfair tax deals NegativeBRUSSELS Amazon will on Thursday seek to overturn an EU order to repay about 250 million euros in back taxes to Luxembourg at Europes secondhighest court one of a series of highprofile cases marking the blocs crackdown on unfair tax deals http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-amazon-com-taxavoidance/amazons-fight-against-277-million-eu-tax-order-kicks-off-in-court-on-thursday-idUSKBN20P1F52020-03-03
The Global Times newspaper also reported on Monday an imported case from someone returning from Italy which has become Europes coronavirus hot spot NegativeThe Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus epidemic has closed the first of 16 specially built hospitals hurriedly put up to treat people with the virus after it discharged its last recovered patients state broadcaster CCTV said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-toll/chinas-wuhan-closes-coronavirus-hospital-as-officials-hail-drop-in-new-cases-idUSKBN20P01K2020-03-03
Meanwhile in Italy schools and universities will stay closed for a second consecutive week in three northern regions in an effort to contain Europes worst outbreak of the disease NegativePARIS The French government on Saturday put a temporary ban on public gatherings with more than 5000 people due to the coronavirus outbreak as France reported 16 new cases http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-france/france-bans-gatherings-of-more-than-5000-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN20N0MD2020-03-01
ROME Schools and universities will stay closed for a second consecutive week in three northern Italian regions in an effort to contain Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus dashing any hopes of a swift return to normality NegativeROME Schools and universities will stay closed for a second consecutive week in three northern Italian regions in an effort to contain Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus dashing any hopes of a swift return to normality http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-italy/schools-universities-to-stay-shut-as-italy-coronavirus-death-toll-rises-idUSKBN20N0H82020-03-01
However the disease is now spreading across the globe with the first case reported in Nigeria on Friday and 888 people infected in Italy Europes worsthit country NegativeLONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his governments top priority shortly after news on Friday that the first Briton had died of the disease after contracting it on a cruise ship moored in Japan http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-britain/uks-johnson-says-coronavirus-top-priority-as-first-briton-dies-idUSKCN20M1C12020-02-29
MILAN At the epicenter of Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus to date daily lives have taken on an eerie aimless calm NegativeMILAN At the epicenter of Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus to date daily lives have taken on an eerie aimless calm http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-italy-paralysis-insight/as-coronavirus-slams-italy-paralysis-and-anxiety-spread-idUSKCN20M2WB2020-02-29
No country should assume it wont get cases that would be a fatal mistake quite Tedros said pointing to Italy where 17 people have died in Europes worst outbreak NegativeCalifornia is monitoring more than 8400 people who arrived on commercial flights for coronavirus symptoms from points of but the state lacks test kits and has been held back by federal testing rules Governor Gavin Newsom said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-california/california-monitoring-8400-people-for-possible-coronavirus-idUSKCN20L2US2020-02-28
LONDON Opponents of a third runway at Londons Heathrow are set to hear on Thursday whether their legal appeal against the governments decision to expand Europes biggest airport has been successful NegativeLONDON Opponents of a third runway at Londons Heathrow are set to hear on Thursday whether their legal appeal against the governments decision to expand Europes biggest airport has been successful http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-heathrow/opponents-of-new-london-heathrow-runway-to-hear-appeal-outcome-idUSKCN20L00F2020-02-27
LONDON Britain advised its citizens to avoid traveling to almost a dozen towns in northern Italy and to self isolate if they had flulike symptoms after the death toll there from Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus rose on Tuesday NegativeLONDON Britain advised its citizens to avoid traveling to almost a dozen towns in northern Italy and to self isolate if they had flulike symptoms after the death toll there from Europes worst outbreak of coronavirus rose on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-britain-italy/uk-warns-against-traveling-to-italian-coronavirus-towns-idUSKCN20J0XN2020-02-26
Europes biggest outbreak is in Italy which reported a seventh death from the flulike virus and 220 infections NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices slumped by nearly on Monday as the rapid spread of the coronavirus in countries outside China added to investor concerns over the effect on demand for crude http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil/oil-sinks-4-on-demand-concerns-as-coronavirus-spreads-idUSKCN20H0UU2020-02-25
Europes travel leisure index tumbled Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/milan-stocks-hit-near-3-week-low-as-virus-pandemic-fears-knock-europe-idUSL3N2AO1PQ2020-02-25
On Thursday Dunja Mijatovic the Council of Europes Human Rights Commissioner said Assange should not be extradited because it would have a chilling effect on press freedom NegativeLONDON Hundreds of people including Roger Waters cofounder of the Pink Floyd rock group and designer Vivienne Westwood marched through central London on Saturday demanding that jailed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange be released http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-assange-protest/roger-waters-of-pink-floyd-joins-assange-supporters-in-london-protest-march-idUSKCN20G0PZ2020-02-23
The move leaves wide open the race for the asset potentially Europes biggest private equity transaction since 2007 NegativeThe move leaves wide open the race for the asset potentially Europes biggest private equity transaction since 2007 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thyssenkrupp-m-a-unions/two-suitors-for-thyssenkrupp-elevator-division-sign-fair-owner-pledge-idUSKCN20G07G2020-02-23
Shares are up more than since Mustier took over compared with a rise in Europes banking index PositiveShares in UniCredit fell 3 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-unicredit-ceo/unicredit-may-make-announcement-soon-on-ceo-mustiers-future-sources-idUSKBN20F2FR2020-02-22
From Europes perspective it is not yet time to worry but to stay watchful NegativeIn the days after a new virus was identified in China on Dec http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-cenbanks-analysis/global-central-bankers-scour-shopping-malls-manufacturers-for-coronavirus-playbook-idUSKBN20F0NM2020-02-21
SHANGHAI Debtladen HNA Group has restructured jet orders with Europes Airbus in a compromise deal that includes an order for dozens of A330neo jets two people familiar with the matter said amid reports of a wider shakeup at the Chinese conglomerate NegativeSHANGHAI Debtladen HNA Group has restructured jet orders with Europes Airbus in a compromise deal that includes an order for dozens of A330neo jets two people familiar with the matter said amid reports of a wider shakeup at the Chinese conglomerate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-hna-airbus/chinas-hna-emerges-as-recent-buyer-of-a330neo-jets-amid-revamp-sources-idUSKBN20D2SZ2020-02-20
3 takeover bid for UBI Banca answers supervisor calls for mergers to bolster Europes banking sector and its global clout Italys top retail bank said PositiveMILAN Intesa Sanpaolos surprise 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubi-banca-m-a-intesa-san-paolo/intesas-ubi-bid-fires-starting-gun-on-european-banking-ma-idUSKBN20C0XE2020-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 The euro extended losses on Tuesday to plumb a new threeyear low against the dollar after a German survey showing a slump in investor confidence added to pessimism about Europes largest economy NegativeEuro falls to near 3year low approaches key http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-falls-towards-key-1-08-level-bleak-german-investor-survey-piles-pressure-idUSL8N2AI41E2020-02-19
NEW YORK Feb 18 The dollar rose on Tuesday to its highest in nearly three years against the euro which was pressured by a German survey showing slumping investor confidence in Europes largest economy NegativeEuro falls to near 3year low slips below key http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-rises-as-weak-german-data-hurts-euro-idUSL8N2AI4FR2020-02-19
A number of founders and early team members from some of Europes most successful startups including Adyen Klarna Transferwise Spotify Supercell Skype and Zoopla had also invested it said PositiveLONDON Venture capital firm Atomico has closed its fifth fund with million to invest in earlystage technology companies in Europe a region it said had come of age in terms of innovation and opportunity http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-investment-atomico/venture-capital-firm-atomico-backs-european-tech-with-820-million-fund-idUSKBN20C0HB2020-02-18
BRUSSELS EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday it was for Facebook to adapt to Europes standards not the other way round as he criticized the U.S. social media giants proposed internet rules as insufficient NegativeBRUSSELS EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday it was for Facebook to adapt to Europes standards not the other way round as he criticized the U.S. social media giants proposed internet rules as insufficient http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-facebook/eu-industry-chief-tells-facebook-to-adapt-to-eu-not-other-way-round-idUSKBN20B1D52020-02-18
TOKYO Feb 18 The euro fell towards a threeyear low versus the dollar ahead of a highly watched German survey on Tuesday which is expected to show a sharp slump in investor confidence and fuel growing pessimism about the outlook for Europes largest economy NegativeEuro draws fire as focus shifts to economic outlook http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-edges-lower-on-economic-pessimism-aussie-hit-by-rate-outlook-idUSL4N2AI0GT2020-02-18
MUNICH French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that Europes policy of defiance towards Russia in recent years had failed and as nobody wanted to confront Moscow directly the only option was to have a closer dialogue to resolve differences NegativeMUNICH French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that Europes policy of defiance towards Russia in recent years had failed and as nobody wanted to confront Moscow directly the only option was to have a closer dialogue to resolve differences http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-security-macron-russia/macron-defends-closer-dialogue-with-russia-sees-no-alternative-idUSKBN2090CT2020-02-16
PARIS Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on U.S. and Chinese companies harvesting personal data but it can win the war of industrial data Europes industry policy chief said on Saturday NegativePARIS Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on U.S. and Chinese companies harvesting personal data but it can win the war of industrial data Europes industry policy chief said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-eu-data/europe-can-win-global-battle-for-industrial-data-says-eu-industry-chief-idUSKBN2090LT2020-02-16
A ruling is expected next year and can be appealed to the Court of Justice Europes highest NeutralLUXEMBOURG Google on Friday attacked what it called an eyecatching 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-protests-eye-catching-2-6-billion-eu-fine-judge-disagrees-idUSKBN2081JB2020-02-15
BERLIN Europes largest economy is undergoing a weak phase but an improvement in business sentiment suggests the industrial sector will stabilize at least somewhat in the coming months the German Economy Ministry said on Friday NegativeBERLIN Europes largest economy is undergoing a weak phase but an improvement in business sentiment suggests the industrial sector will stabilize at least somewhat in the coming months the German Economy Ministry said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy/german-economy-remains-sluggish-but-industry-shows-signs-of-stabilizing-ministry-idUSKBN20811X2020-02-15
LONDON The private equity owner of one of Europes largest private education groups Galileo Global Education has put the business up for the sale in a deal worth about 2 PositiveLONDON The private equity owner of one of Europes largest private education groups Galileo Global Education has put the business up for the sale in a deal worth about 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-galileo-m-a-exclusive/exclusive-education-firm-galileo-up-for-sale-with-2-7-billion-price-tag-sources-idUSKBN20720P2020-02-14
The investigation relates to payments made by Raytheon or ThalesRaytheon Systems which is a joint venture between Raytheon and Europes largest defense electronics company Thales NegativeRaytheon has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to an investigation into the possibility of improper payments made for contracts in certain Middle East countries since 2014 the U.S. weapons maker disclosed in a filing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-raytheon-probe/raytheon-discloses-sec-subpoena-related-to-payments-by-thales-jv-in-middle-east-idUSKBN2063402020-02-13
Europes STOXX 600 follows Wall Street to record high PositiveEuropes STOXX 600 follows Wall Street to record high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-european-stocks-reach-record-highs-on-hopes-virus-is-peaking-idUSL8N2AB4W32020-02-12
Asked if ArcelorMittal could still walk away from Europes biggest steel plant the lawyer Im not aware NegativeBut the steelmaker has since returned to discussions http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arcelormittal-ilva-talks/arcelormittal-commissioners-extend-talks-on-italys-ilva-plant-lawyer-idUSKBN2011DM2020-02-08
ZURICH Tidjane Thiam has quit as Credit Suisse chief executive after a spying scandal that has hit the reputation of one of Europes largest banks and shocked Switzerlands financial community NegativeZURICH Tidjane Thiam has quit as Credit Suisse chief executive after a spying scandal that has hit the reputation of one of Europes largest banks and shocked Switzerlands financial community http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-spying-ceo/credit-suisse-ceo-thiam-toppled-by-espionage-scandal-idUSKBN2010L32020-02-08
Frances biggest bank has jumped to the top of Europes investment banking league tables by gaining market share in fixed income and equities trading as others pare back or exit PositiveFrances biggest bank has jumped to the top of Europes investment banking league tables by gaining market share in fixed income and equities trading as others pare back or exit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-bnp-paribas-expansion/frances-bnp-paribas-on-prowl-for-further-european-expansion-idUSKBN1ZZ2FM2020-02-06
Its a great business and I will want to continue to deliver our ambition to be Europes biggest discount variety he said PositiveThe restructuring arrangement that Steinhoff has with its creditors means its almost inevitable well be Pepco Group CEO Andy Bond told Reuters on Wednesday after it updated on Christmas trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pepco-group-outlook/poundland-owner-pepco-faces-almost-inevitable-sale-by-steinhoff-idUSKBN1ZZ0U22020-02-06
New regulations such as Europes MiFID II also require managers to demonstrate deals were done at the best price PositiveLONDON Vanguard the http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-global-forex-vanguard-exclusive/exclusive-fund-giant-vanguard-bypasses-banks-with-forex-algos-idUSKBN1ZY1NX2020-02-05
But now there is more viability about the sector thanks to Teslas strong sales and Europes tougher emissions he said PositiveShares of Asian companies in Tesla Incs battery supply chain surged on Tuesday after Panasonic Corps report on the first profit at its battery venture with Tesla boosted investor confidence in the U.S. electric vehicle maker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-panasonic-results-stock/teslas-battery-supplier-stocks-surge-on-panasonics-first-gigafactory-profit-idUSKBN1ZY01P2020-02-04
Despite Britains departure from the European Union the country remains a member of Europes Emissions Trading System during the transition period until the end of the year PositiveLONDON Britains aviation industry has set out plans to reach a target of netzero carbon emissions by 2050 even with the building of a third runway at Heathrow airport which is expected to drive up flight numbers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-aviation-emissions/british-aviation-industry-outlines-plans-for-net-zero-emissions-by-2050-idUSKBN1ZY0092020-02-04
Sky is Europes leading media and entertainment company with 24 million customers and 32000 employees across seven countries PositiveLONDON European payTV group Sky has pledged to go net zero carbon by 2030 by cutting the emissions created by its customers employees and suppliers as part of its effort on the long road to climate recovery http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-sky-environment/pay-tv-group-sky-sets-2030-net-zero-carbon-target-idUSKBN1ZY00V2020-02-04
The aviation sector is currently included in Europes Emissions Trading System with the benchmark carbon contract trading around 23 euros a tonne NeutralLONDON Britains aviation industry has set out plans to reach a target of netzero carbon emissions by 2050 even with the building of a third runway at Heathrow airport which is expected to drive up flight numbers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-aviation-emissions/british-aviation-industry-outlines-plans-for-net-zero-emissions-by-2050-idUSKBN1ZY0092020-02-04
Germanys current account surplus can mainly be attributed to the fact that far more German products and services are sold overseas than imported to Europes largest economy PositiveBERLIN Germanys current account surplus remained the worlds largest last year despite trade tensions the Ifo economic institute will say on Monday in an estimate likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkels fiscal policies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-economy-currentaccount-exclus/exclusive-germany-ran-worlds-largest-current-account-surplus-in-2019-ifo-idUSKBN1ZW0UZ2020-02-03
Europes electric vehicles market is estimated to reach around 400 GWh in 2030 or 15 times current needs corresponding to more than seven million electric vehicles PositiveIn December the European Commission approved 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-total-psa-electric/total-peugeot-joint-venture-aims-for-10-15-of-electric-vehicle-battery-market-idUSKBN1ZT1CO2020-01-31
Markets have been speculating about a possible merger since Nexi listed last April in one of Europes biggest IPOs of the year PositiveMILAN Italian payment services group SIA is close to appointing an adviser for a potential Milan stock exchange listing while a tieup with bigger rival Nexi NEXI.MI also remains on the table two sources close to the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sia-ipo-nexi/italian-payments-group-sia-taps-ipo-advisers-nexi-deal-still-an-option-sources-idUSKBN1ZT1ZV2020-01-31
By capitalizing on Europes vast quantities of industrial and professional data and technological innovation the bloc can surge ahead the document said PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union wants to create a single market in data aimed at challenging the dominance of tech giants such as Facebook Google and Amazon according to a European Commission proposal seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-data-exclusive/exclusive-europe-wants-single-data-market-to-break-u-s-tech-giants-dominance-idUSKBN1ZS32E2020-01-30
LONDON The United Kingdom leaves the European Union an hour before midnight on Friday casting off into an uncertain Brexit future that also challenges Europes postWorld War Two project of forging unity from the ruins of conflict NegativeLONDON The United Kingdom leaves the European Union an hour before midnight on Friday casting off into an uncertain Brexit future that also challenges Europes postWorld War Two project of forging unity from the ruins of conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-preview/into-the-brexit-unknown-a-dis-united-kingdom-exits-the-european-union-idUSKBN1ZS20L2020-01-30
BRUSSELS Europes luxury brands want EU regulators to take a tougher line against online retailing giants like Amazon and Alibaba on issues like data protection and counterfeiting the head of a leading industry group said NegativeBRUSSELS Europes luxury brands want EU regulators to take a tougher line against online retailing giants like Amazon and Alibaba on issues like data protection and counterfeiting the head of a leading industry group said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-digital-tax-luxury/europes-luxury-brands-want-tougher-rules-for-tech-rivals-idUSKBN1ZR1LQ2020-01-29
Europes luxury brands contribute about 800 billion euros PositiveBRUSSELS Europes luxury brands want EU regulators to take a tougher line against online retailing giants like Amazon and Alibaba on issues like data protection and counterfeiting the head of a leading industry group said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-digital-tax-luxury/europes-luxury-brands-want-tougher-rules-for-tech-rivals-idUSKBN1ZR1LQ2020-01-29
That puts it in direct competition with nextgeneration jets designed by Bombardier Inc and acquired by Europes Airbus SE which rebranded them the A220 program PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade on Monday approved Boeing Cos purchase of Embraer SAs commercial aviation division without restrictions according to a statement on the agencys website http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-embraer-m-a-boeing/brazil-antitrust-regulator-gives-nod-to-boeing-embraer-deal-idUSKBN1ZQ2DQ2020-01-29
The graphic below shows how Europes miners have among the biggest revenue exposures to China Positivestory published late on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/europe-stocks-coronavirus/rpt-graphic-why-the-devil-coronavirus-has-hit-european-stocks-hard-idUSL8N29X5UI2020-01-29
Europes leading telecoms operators who are all Huawei customers are lobbying against an outright ban NegativeBERLIN Britains decision on whether to allow Huawei to supply equipment for 5G mobile networks comes at a delicate time with debate raging in European capitals over the security implications of reliance on Chinese technology http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-europe-usa-huawei-explainer/as-britain-decides-europe-grapples-with-huawei-conundrum-idUSKBN1ZR00B2020-01-28
Europes most valuable technology company now expects adjusted operating profit to grow by between and in 2020 while confirming its ambition of achieving 35 billion euros PositiveWALLDORF Germany SAP raised its revenue and profit outlook on Tuesday as new coCEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein delivered a solid first set of quarterly results at the leading provider of business software http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-sap-se-results/saps-new-leadership-duo-delivers-in-line-results-lifts-guidance-idUSKBN1ZR0FC2020-01-28
France has Europes biggest Jewish community around 550000 and antiSemitic attacks are common with more than 500 alone in 2018 NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Sunday asked the worlds 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-holocaust-memorial-auschwitz-pope/pope-asks-catholics-to-say-never-again-to-the-holocaust-idUSKBN1ZP0I12020-01-27
Australia confirmed its first four cases on Saturday Malaysia confirmed four and France reported Europes first cases on Friday as health authorities around the world scrambled to prevent a pandemic NegativeBEIJING President Xi Jinping said China was facing a grave as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 42 overshadowing celebrations of the Lunar New Year that began on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/xi-says-china-faces-grave-situation-as-virus-death-toll-hits-42-idUSKBN1ZO0052020-01-26
BERLIN Germanys private sector gained momentum in January as growth in services activity picked up and the pullback in manufacturing eased a survey showed on Friday suggesting Europes largest economy may be picking up at the start of 2020 PositiveBERLIN Germanys private sector gained momentum in January as growth in services activity picked up and the pullback in manufacturing eased a survey showed on Friday suggesting Europes largest economy may be picking up at the start of 2020 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-pmi/growth-in-germanys-private-sector-picks-up-in-january-pmi-idUSKBN1ZN0Q52020-01-25
Health Minister Agnes Buzyn told a news conference authorities had confirmed two cases Europes first and that more cases were likely to occur in France NegativePARIS France confirmed on Friday its first three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus with two patients being hospitalised in Paris and the other in the southwestern city of Bordeaux http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-france/france-confirms-first-three-cases-of-coronavirus-in-europe-idUSKBN1ZN2CW2020-01-25
Since late last year auto shares also have decoupled from Germanys DAX the export oriented index of Europes largest economy plunging to a 10year low relative to the index NegativeThursdays story with no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks-autos/rpt-underperforming-euro-auto-shares-reflect-fear-of-new-front-in-us-trade-wars-idUSL8N29S6G72020-01-25
BERLIN Germany will seek talks with Bolivias next government to revive a deal to exploit jointly huge lithium reserves in the Andean country as it works to secure supplies for production of electric cars in Europes largest economy officials said PositiveBERLIN Germany will seek talks with Bolivias next government to revive a deal to exploit jointly huge lithium reserves in the Andean country as it works to secure supplies for production of electric cars in Europes largest economy officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-bolivia-lithium/germany-to-urge-next-bolivian-leaders-to-revive-lithium-deal-idUSKBN1ZM1IP2020-01-24
DAVOS Switzerland Russia called on Europe on Thursday to give full support to its Nord Stream gas pipeline saying the United States would undermine Europes transition to greener energy if its sanctions delayed the project NegativeDAVOS Switzerland Russia called on Europe on Thursday to give full support to its Nord Stream gas pipeline saying the United States would undermine Europes transition to greener energy if its sanctions delayed the project http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-davos-meeting-russia-gas/russia-says-u-s-nord-stream-sanctions-are-attack-on-europes-energy-transition-idUSKBN1ZM2IP2020-01-24
The law would unwind some of western Europes strictest rules governing medically assisted pregnancies a campaign promise of Macron PositivePARIS Frances Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would allow single women and lesbian couples access to invitro fertilization the first major social reform of President Emmanuel Macrons term http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-france-ivf/french-senate-approves-bill-allowing-ivf-for-single-women-lesbians-idUSKBN1ZL33Y2020-01-23
Europes vast manufacturing sector sank into recession last year mostly on waning export demand for cars raising pressure on EU officials to agree to a deal NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump struck a cautiously optimistic tone on trade talks with Europe on Tuesday but kept the threat of new car tariffs firmly on the table http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-davos-meeting-trump-tariffs/trump-has-very-good-trade-talks-with-europe-keeps-tariff-threat-on-table-idUSKBN1ZK27N2020-01-22
The move is part of a wider trend of banks shifting selected activities to eurozone cities ahead of Brexit without calling into question Londons dominance as Europes premier financial center PositiveJPMorgan would have said to a Paris move back in 2016 its French executive told Reuters but governmentled labor law and taxation reforms made it review its stance http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-business-jpmorgan/jpmorgan-says-oui-to-paris-expansion-post-brexit-idUSKBN1ZI0RK2020-01-21
These figures clearly show that many firms see the UK as Europes premier financial services said Michael Johnson a consultant at Bovill PositiveLONDON More than a thousand banks asset managers payments companies and insurers in the European Union plan to open offices in postBrexit Britain so they can continue serving UK clients regulatory consultancy Bovill said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-britain-eu-banks/a-thousand-eu-financial-firms-plan-to-open-uk-offices-after-brexit-idUSKBN1ZJ00D2020-01-20
Swedens Klarna a BNPL player and one of Europes mostvaluable fintech firms is making its debut in Australia this year with the help of Commonwealth Bank of Australia PositiveSezzle Inc said on Friday that a Californian regulator had approved its application for a lending license sending its shares sharply higher although the approval came with a fine and a rap on the knuckles over previously charged loan fees http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sezzle-lending-california/california-grants-loan-license-to-pay-later-outfit-sezzle-idUSKBN1ZF2UD2020-01-18
It forecast in a study this week that Europes 13 top manufacturers face combined fines of more than 14 NegativeBERLIN Germanys automakers and unions urged the government on Thursday to do more to support the industrys shift to electric cars which provide less assembly work than combustion engine vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos-employment/german-carmakers-unions-urge-more-government-help-for-electric-shift-idUSKBN1ZF23F2020-01-17
MILAN Intrum Europes biggest debt recovery firm is expected to complete its due diligence to potentially buy the bad loan arm of Italys Cerved by mid February two sources familiar with the matter said as the sector gears up for consolidation PositiveMILAN Intrum Europes biggest debt recovery firm is expected to complete its due diligence to potentially buy the bad loan arm of Italys Cerved by mid February two sources familiar with the matter said as the sector gears up for consolidation http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-loans-cerved/intrum-seen-wrapping-up-analysis-on-cerved-bad-loan-unit-by-mid-february-sources-idUSKBN1ZE24B2020-01-16
Flybe Europes biggest regional airline appeared to have narrowly averted collapse on Tuesday after striking a deal with the British government expected to include a cut to passenger duty PositiveThe strength of the dollar will put a further squeeze on many carriers especially in Southeast Asia and countries such as Turkey and Argentina it added http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-outlook/boeing-max-return-will-bring-aviation-turbulence-iba-idUSKBN1ZE0052020-01-15
Futures pointed to a positive start to Europes trading day and for Wall Street to hold on to Mondays record highs PositiveSINGAPORE Asian shares rose Chinas yuan jumped and safeharbor assets slipped on Tuesday amid signs of goodwill between China and the United States as the worlds two biggest economies prepared to sign a truce in their bitter trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/yuan-stocks-rally-as-investors-bet-on-imminent-u-s-china-deal-signing-idUSKBN1ZD0322020-01-14
Last months outbreak in Poland Europes largest poultry producer was preceded by an outbreak in 2017 NegativeWARSAW A new outbreak of bird flu was reported in Poland on Monday with around 6000 geese now set to be exterminated a regional spokesman confirmed to Reuters adding to about half a dozen cases already detected across the country since December http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-poland-birdflu/poland-hit-by-another-bird-flu-outbreak-on-goose-farm-idUSKBN1ZC1O92020-01-14
Europes benchmark yields were at oneweek highs too with the benchmark German Bund yield almost 4 basis points higher at 0 PositiveSafety rush turns to relief rally as Mideast tension eases http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-back-from-the-brink-back-on-the-bull-ride-idUSL8N29E3SZ2020-01-10
MOSCOW A court in Russias far north ordered a halt on Thursday to construction of a landfill potentially Europes largest that was seen by protesters as a symbol of official contempt for ecological concerns and voters quality of life PositiveMOSCOW A court in Russias far north ordered a halt on Thursday to construction of a landfill potentially Europes largest that was seen by protesters as a symbol of official contempt for ecological concerns and voters quality of life http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-environment-landfill/russian-court-halts-building-of-landfill-in-rare-win-for-environmental-protesters-idUSKBN1Z820U2020-01-10
Britain is Europes secondlargest market for new vehicles and Mondays figures add to signs that households grew more cautious about their spending last year despite low unemployment and rising wages PositiveLONDON The number of new cars sold in Britain last year fell to its lowest since 2013 as consumers held back from purchases amid increased restrictions on diesel vehicles and ongoing economic uncertainty in the runup to Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-economy-autos/uk-car-sales-hit-six-year-low-on-brexit-and-emissions-uncertainty-idUSKBN1Z50EI2020-01-07
Europes broad STOXX 600 index fell as much as and shares on Wall Street almost the same as New Year optimism which had pushed equity markets to new records evaporated Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-oil-safe-havens-surge-after-u-s-strikes-kill-iran-commander-idUSL1N29812N2020-01-04
German inflation figures were also higher although unemployment in Europes largest economy rose more than expected NegativeNEW Oil prices surged as much as a barrel as gold the yen and safehaven bonds all rallied on Friday after the U.S. killing of Irans top military commander in an air strike in Iraq ratcheted up tensions between Washington and Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/oil-safe-havens-surge-after-u-s-strikes-kill-iran-commander-idUSKBN1Z20422020-01-04
WARSAW Four more outbreaks of bird flu have been reported across Poland authorities said on Friday bringing the total number of incidents in Europes largest poultry producer to six this week NegativeWARSAW Four more outbreaks of bird flu have been reported across Poland authorities said on Friday bringing the total number of incidents in Europes largest poultry producer to six this week http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-poland-birdflu/polish-bird-flu-outbreak-spreads-with-four-more-cases-idUSKBN1Z20ZP2020-01-04
Poland Europes largest poultry producer according to data from Eurostat has not had an outbreak of bird flu since 2017 PositiveWARSAW Bird flu has been detected in turkeys in eastern Poland authorities said on Wednesday and local media reported that the outbreak could require up to 40000 birds to be slaughtered http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-poland-birdflu/poland-hit-by-bird-flu-outbreak-on-turkey-farms-idUSKBN1Z022J2020-01-02
Investors will also be looking at Germany for concrete signs of economic growth after Europes powerhouse teetered on the brink of recession this year NegativeEuropean shares ended the final trading day of the decade with a whimper on Tuesday as investors locked in gains after a record rally fuelled by optimism around trade and easing fears of a global recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-falter-as-year-end-rally-fades-idUSKBN1YZ0HX2020-01-01
The Srebrenica massacre is regarded as Europes worst atrocity since World War Two NegativeSARAJEVO A Bosnian war crimes prosecutor on Tuesday indicted a Bosnian Serb former army general for taking part in the 1995 massacre of about 8000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica an atrocity described as genocide by two international courts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bosnia-warcrimes/bosnia-indicts-serb-army-general-over-srebrenica-genocide-idUSKBN1YZ11X2020-01-01
Traders will also be looking at Germany for concrete signs of economic growth after Europes powerhouse teetered on the brink of recession this year Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-falter-as-year-end-rally-fades-idUSL4N2951562020-01-01





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Following are ownership structures of some of Europes leading soccer NeutralA group led by U.S. billionaire Daniel Friedkin is in talks to buy AS Roma although the Italian soccer club said a formal deal had not yet been agreed http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-italy-as-roma-ownership-factbo/factbox-ownership-of-leading-european-soccer-clubs-idUSKBN1YY0M82019-12-31
Gazprom Russias statecontrolled gas giant and a major backer of Nord Stream 2 already supplies more than a third of Europes gas needs NeutralMOSCOW The group behind Nord Stream 2 said on Saturday it aimed to complete a pipeline to boost Russian gas supplies to Europe as soon as possible after U.S. sanctions prompted a major contractor to suspend pipelaying activities http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-nord-stream-completion/nord-stream-2-to-press-on-with-europe-gas-pipe-despite-u-s-sanctions-idUSKBN1YP0612019-12-22
DIWs forecast contrasted with a rosy estimate by the Ifo institute which this week said Europes biggest economy probably expanded by 0 NegativeBERLIN The German economy probably shrank in the fourth quarter as exportoriented manufacturing continued to decline the DIW economic institute said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy/german-economy-likely-to-contract-in-fourth-quarter-diw-says-idUSKBN1YO19N2019-12-21
The mood among German consumers deteriorated unexpectedly heading into January a survey showed suggesting that household spending in Europes largest economy could weaken at the beginning of next year Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-extend-record-rally-sterling-endures-rough-week-idUSL1N28U1462019-12-21
LUXEMBOURG Facebooks clash with Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems reaches a critical point on Thursday when an adviser to Europes top court will offer his view on whether tools used by companies to transfer data abroad protect European citizens data NegativeLUXEMBOURG Facebooks clash with Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems reaches a critical point on Thursday when an adviser to Europes top court will offer his view on whether tools used by companies to transfer data abroad protect European citizens data http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/crunch-moment-for-facebook-in-clash-with-privacy-activist-schrems-idUSKBN1YM2M12019-12-19
The launch of a longrange new version of the mainstay Airbus A321 mediumrange jet and a wave of business in Asia has led to a higherthanexpected haul for Europes planemaker PositiveThe launch of a longrange new version of the mainstay Airbus A321 mediumrange jet and a wave of business in Asia has led to a higherthanexpected haul for Europes planemaker http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-airbus-scherer/airbus-sees-strong-sales-haul-this-year-on-asia-demand-long-range-a321-idUSKBN1YM0T62019-12-19
19 know how it should be labeled when Europes top court rules on the issue amidst a backlash from the hotel industry and some cities NegativeBRUSSELS Is it an online booking Or a real estate U.S. homesharing site Airbnb will on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-airbnb/airbnb-online-service-or-property-agent-eu-court-to-rule-december-19-idUSKBN1YK1WS2019-12-17
LONDON Dec 16 Arsenals decision to distance the club from midfielder Mesut Ozils criticism of Chinas policy towards its Muslim Uighur minority wont surprise anyone familiar with the scramble by Europes soccer powers for a slice of the expanding Chinese market NegativeLONDON Dec 16 Arsenals decision to distance the club from midfielder Mesut Ozils criticism of Chinas policy towards its Muslim Uighur minority wont surprise anyone familiar with the scramble by Europes soccer powers for a slice of the expanding Chinese market http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/soccer-arsenal-china/soccer-clubs-unlikely-to-bite-the-chinese-hand-that-feeds-idUSL8N28Q4YL2019-12-17
Europes relations with Turkey are strained on several fronts including disagreement over a Turkish military incursion in October against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria NegativeISTANBUL The European Union should spend more than the 6 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-refugees-funds/turkish-official-says-eu-should-boost-funding-of-syrian-refugees-idUSKBN1YI0D02019-12-15
17 when an adviser to Europes top court will issue his view on whether tools used by companies to transfer data abroad are legal or not NeutralBRUSSELS Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems sevenyear battle against Facebook reaches a crucial point on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebook-privacy-activist-schrems-battle-nears-end-on-dec-19-idUSKBN1YH1Z72019-12-14
Europes panregional STOXX 600 was 1 NeutralPound surges as Tories score solid majority http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-and-sterling-leap-on-trade-and-brexit-boosts-idUSL8N28N3MJ2019-12-14
Finland which holds the rotating EU presidency proposed the money should be part of wider EU funding to equalise living standards between Europes poorest and richest regions PositiveBRUSSELS European Union leaders postponed on Friday a package of reforms to safeguard the euro zone from a new crisis giving finance ministers another six months to work out compromises in discussions that have dragged on since June 2015 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-eurozone/eu-leaders-postpone-euro-zone-reform-until-june-2020-idUSKBN1YH1VQ2019-12-14
But this is Europes manonthemoon she told reporters NeutralEurope sought on Wednesday to bolster the worlds faltering battle against climate change with its Green to slash fossil fuel dependence while teen activist Greta Thunberg rebuked global leaders for dragging their feet http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-accord/europe-launches-green-deal-as-thunberg-denounces-climate-inaction-idUSKBN1YF0XC2019-12-12
But Europes slowing economy and action by the European Central Bank to cut borrowing costs is making it harder for Deutsche to grow NegativeFRANKFURT Deutsche Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-strategy/deutsche-paints-gloomy-picture-at-investor-gathering-idUSKBN1YE0PL2019-12-11
One of Europes main concerns is how any emission reductions made under carbon markets would be accounted for NegativeNegotiations on how carbon markets can be used by countries to meet their global warming goals under the Paris accord go down to the wire this week as United Nations climate talks enter their final days in Madrid http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-accord-carbontrading/madrid-climate-negotiators-seek-to-break-deadlock-on-role-of-carbon-markets-idUSKBN1YE2E72019-12-11
The combination of Europes biggest share trading platform and equities clearing house could raise concerns among users that a vertical is being built to squeeze higher fees out of them PositiveChicagoheadquartered Cboe said it was paying cash but declined to say how much http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-euroccp-m-a-cboe-glo-markets/cboe-buys-euroccp-to-bolster-dutch-eu-base-after-brexit-idUSKBN1YE0JK2019-12-11
A consortium led by Dutch pension fund APG has agreed to buy German offshore wind park Merkur in a deal valuing one of Europes largest renewable energy projects at about 2 billion euros PositiveA consortium led by Dutch pension fund APG has agreed to buy German offshore wind park Merkur in a deal valuing one of Europes largest renewable energy projects at about 2 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-merkur-m-a/apg-led-group-to-snap-up-german-offshore-wind-park-merkur-sources-idUSKBN1YD21C2019-12-10
German exports rose unexpectedly in October a morale boost for Europes largest economy but it had little impact on the European bonds Positivegold oil settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-gold-little-changed-as-trade-war-spurs-concerns-idUSL1N28J1092019-12-10
Some of the technologies the consortium will test include a batteryturbine hybrid to improve the integration of renewables in Europes electric grid PositiveBRUSSELS A consortium of 19 hydropower companies and organizations said it will receive European Union funding of 18 million euros to research the green energy forms role as the 28member bloc seeks to become carbon neutral by 2050 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-accord-hydro/hydropower-industry-awarded-20-million-in-eu-funds-idUSKBN1YD1RT2019-12-10
The joint announcement comes two weeks after and beIN said they had won the rights to broadcast Europes Champions League soccer matches in France between 2021 and 2024 PositivePARIS Vivendis payTV business and beIN Sports are in exclusive talks over a distribution and licensing deal that would allow to broadcast some of Frances coveted Ligue 1 soccer matches as it seeks to revive its subscriber base http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canalplus-bein/vivendis-canal-in-talks-with-bein-sports-to-show-frances-ligue-1-soccer-idUSKBN1YD24I2019-12-10
Phoenix Europes largest owner of closed life assurance funds closed said acquiring ReAssure was expected to bring in additional cash flows of about 7 billion pounds over time PositiveThe deal comes after ReAssure which like Phoenix specializes in closed life insurance books shelved a planned initial public offering earlier this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-m-a-phoenix-grp/britains-phoenix-to-buy-swiss-res-reassure-business-for-4-1-billion-idUSKBN1YA0NI2019-12-07
We believe Epidemic will continue to be positioned as one of Europes fastest growing tech companies and are excited to be part of this EQT partner Victor Englesson said PositiveSTOCKHOLM Epidemic Sound backed by Spotifys investors is one of a new wave of music companies expanding rapidly on the back of demand for easy access to original music from commercial users especially YouTubers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-epidemic-sound/swedish-start-up-epidemic-sound-tunes-into-demand-for-original-music-idUSKBN1YA1US2019-12-07
BERLIN German industrial orders fell unexpectedly in October as demand at home and from outside the euro zone weakened suggesting a manufacturing downturn will continue to hold back growth in Europes largest economy in the final quarter NegativeBERLIN German industrial orders fell unexpectedly in October as demand at home and from outside the euro zone weakened suggesting a manufacturing downturn will continue to hold back growth in Europes largest economy in the final quarter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-industrial-orders/german-manufacturing-downturn-drags-into-final-quarter-idUSKBN1Y90QD2019-12-06
LONDON Some of Europes biggest banks are being challenged by environmental groups to sever all lending to utilities which they say are still developing new coalfired power plants NegativeLONDON Some of Europes biggest banks are being challenged by environmental groups to sever all lending to utilities which they say are still developing new coalfired power plants http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-banks-coal/big-european-banks-face-call-to-end-funding-for-firms-building-coal-fired-plants-idUSKBN1Y92C82019-12-06
With gross domestic product growth of over in 2018 Poland and Hungary are amongst Europes fastestgrowing economies with rising wages in a tight labor market driving domestic consumption PositiveWARSAW Central European countries that flout the rule of law risk hurting innovation and growth by losing out in the race to attract foreign investors the European Bank for Reconstruction and Developments chief economist said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-central-europe-ebrd/rule-of-law-concerns-may-hurt-growth-in-poland-hungary-says-ebrd-idUSKBN1Y91SF2019-12-06
Europes biggest budget airline said in July that the former Malaysia Airlines boss would step down at the end of the year NegativeEuropes biggest budget airline said in July that the former Malaysia Airlines boss would step down at the end of the year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-court/ryanair-tries-to-delay-operations-chiefs-flight-to-easyjet-idUSKBN1Y701J2019-12-03
Aside from insuring the energy needs of our country with TANAP we aimed to contribute to Europes energy supply Erdogan said PositiveISTANBUL Turkey and Azerbaijan formally marked the completion of the TransAnatolian Natural Gas Pipeline on Saturday a milestone in a major project to help reduce Europes dependence on Russian gas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-energy-tanap/turkey-and-azerbaijan-mark-completion-of-tanap-pipeline-to-take-gas-to-europe-idUSKBN1Y40CP2019-12-01
ISTANBUL Turkey and Azerbaijan formally marked the completion of the TransAnatolian Natural Gas Pipeline on Saturday a milestone in a major project to help reduce Europes dependence on Russian gas PositiveISTANBUL Turkey and Azerbaijan formally marked the completion of the TransAnatolian Natural Gas Pipeline on Saturday a milestone in a major project to help reduce Europes dependence on Russian gas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-energy-tanap/turkey-and-azerbaijan-mark-completion-of-tanap-pipeline-to-take-gas-to-europe-idUSKBN1Y40CP2019-12-01
The drive to protect and promote Germanys industry coincides with a lull in the economy Europes largest which is losing momentum following a decade of robust expansion NegativeBERLIN Germany set out plans on Friday to create a government committee to step in quickly to protect companies against foreign takeovers a sign of concern about China and others acquiring its technology http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/wary-of-china-germany-plans-rapid-state-intervention-to-protect-key-industries-idUSKBN1Y30WL2019-11-30
BRUSSELS U.S. online retail giant Amazon is not liable for unwittingly stocking trade mark infringing goods for thirdparty sellers but should be diligent in checking whether products are legal an adviser to Europes top court said on Thursday PositiveBRUSSELS U.S. online retail giant Amazon is not liable for unwittingly stocking trade mark infringing goods for thirdparty sellers but should be diligent in checking whether products are legal an adviser to Europes top court said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-amazon-com-coty-trademark/amazon-must-check-for-trade-mark-violations-eu-court-adviser-idUSKBN1Y20YI2019-11-29
He said it was unacceptable that consumers electricity bills finance hydropower investments and thus the destruction of Europes lifelines NegativeSARAJEVO Environmental campaign groups urged the new European Commission on Thursday to stop the expansion of hydropower projects and address their development in accession negotiations with countries seeking to join the European Union http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-environment-hydro-balkans/campaigners-call-on-new-eu-commission-to-end-hydropower-madness-idUSKBN1Y21CY2019-11-29
Investors are also closely watching economic indicators as Europes powerhouse Germany teeters on the edge of recession although latest figures have signaled that the downturn could be bottoming out NegativeEuropean shares retreated from a fouryear peak on Thursday as concerns about a U.S.China trade truce resurfaced after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a bill supporting protesters in Hong Kong drawing a sharp rebuke from Beijing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-drop-as-trade-jitters-return-idUSKBN1Y20SU2019-11-29
But City have yet to achieve their goal of winning Europes most prestigious prize the Champions League NeutralManchester Citys Abu Dhabicontrolled owner has agreed to sell a million stake to U.S. private equity firm Silver Lake making it the worlds most valuable soccer group with a http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-england-mci-silver-lake-deals/manchester-city-owner-scores-4-8-billion-price-tag-with-stake-sale-idUSKBN1Y10FJ2019-11-28
Deutsche Telekom is Europes biggest telecommunications company with a market capitalization of about 72 billion euros according to Refinitiv data PositiveBERLIN Deutsche Telekom is examining a possible tieup with French peer Orange German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday citing managers close to the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-telekom-m-a-orange/deutsche-telekom-examines-possible-merger-with-orange-handelsblatt-idUSKBN1Y11L62019-11-28
Europes telecoms industry is highly fragmented compared with the U.S. market hampering efforts to increase investment despite competition from internet firms such as Amazon NegativeBERLIN Deutsche Telekom is examining a possible tieup with French peer Orange German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday citing managers close to the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-telekom-m-a-orange/deutsche-telekom-examines-possible-merger-with-orange-handelsblatt-idUSKBN1Y11L62019-11-28
OSLO Europes first new gas interconnector in a decade linking Finland and Estonia from January will weaken Gazproms hold on the Baltic Sea region and spark price competition the pipelines owners said PositiveOSLO Europes first new gas interconnector in a decade linking Finland and Estonia from January will weaken Gazproms hold on the Baltic Sea region and spark price competition the pipelines owners said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nordics-baltic-russia-gas/europes-newest-gas-link-set-to-hit-gazprom-prices-around-the-baltic-sea-idUSKBN1Y10PZ2019-11-28
6tonne satellite was launched on one of Europes Arianespace rockets from a space center in French Guiana PositiveCAIRO Egypt has launched its first communication satellite into orbit the Cabinet said late on Tuesday a step government officials say will improve communications infrastructure internet services and attract investment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-space-satellite/egypt-launches-first-communication-satellite-cabinet-idUSKBN1Y02LT2019-11-27
MILAN Italys Enel aims to spend more to fund growth in clean energy and networks as it speeds up plans to reduce its carbon footprint and meet growing demand for electricity Europes biggest utility said on Tuesday PositiveMILAN Italys Enel aims to spend more to fund growth in clean energy and networks as it speeds up plans to reduce its carbon footprint and meet growing demand for electricity Europes biggest utility said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-enel-plan/enel-to-boost-spending-on-clean-energy-in-climate-goal-drive-idUSKBN1Y00RG2019-11-27
ROME Italys Industry Minister Stefano Patuanelli said on Tuesday that stateowned agency Invitalia could take a stake in Europes biggest steel plant Ilva while state intervention through Cassa Depositi e Prestiti was more difficult PositiveROME Italys Industry Minister Stefano Patuanelli said on Tuesday that stateowned agency Invitalia could take a stake in Europes biggest steel plant Ilva while state intervention through Cassa Depositi e Prestiti was more difficult http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arcelormittal-ilva-minister/italy-minister-says-state-owned-invitalia-could-take-a-stake-in-ilva-idUSKBN1Y019Y2019-11-27
In economic data the Ifo economic institute said business morale in Germany improved in November but indicated that manufacturing in Europes powerhouse was still stuck in a recession NegativeEuropean shares posted their best day in six weeks on Monday as transatlantic deals by Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and Swiss drugmaker Novartis as well as hopes that the United States and China would seal a trade deal boosted sentiment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/transatlantic-dealmaking-sends-european-shares-back-to-four-year-peak-idUSKBN1XZ0RM2019-11-26
Conte said ArcelorMittal executives were available to start talks to decide on a new shared future for Ilva Europes biggest steel plant PositiveConte said ArcelorMittal executives were available to start talks to decide on a new shared future for Ilva Europes biggest steel plant http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arcelormittal-ilva/italy-to-restart-talks-with-arcelormittal-over-ailing-ilva-steel-plant-idUSKBN1XX0CA2019-11-24
SIX and panEuropean stock market operator Euronext entered a bidding war for BME on Monday with both trying to snap up one of Europes last standalone stock exchanges NegativeMADRID Any counter offer for Spanish stock exchange operator BME would have to the bid launched this week by Switzerlands SIX BMEs Chief Executive Javier Hernani said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bme-holding-m-a-six/any-counter-offer-for-spanish-stock-exchange-would-have-to-top-sixs-bid-bme-ceo-idUSKBN1XV29Q2019-11-22
Tiba1 is due to launch at 2108 GMT on one of Europes Arianespace rockets from a space center in French Guiana officials said PositiveCAIRO Egypt will launch its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday a move it says will improve its communications infrastructure and internet services and attract investment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-space-satellite/egypt-to-send-its-first-communication-satellite-into-orbit-on-friday-idUSKBN1XV29M2019-11-22
Aurubis Europes biggest copper smelter said in May it had agreed to buy Metallo for 380 million euros PositiveAurubis Europes biggest copper smelter said in May it had agreed to buy Metallo for 380 million euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-metallo-m-a-aurubis-eu/eu-launches-probe-into-aurubis-acquisition-of-metallo-idUSKBN1XT22M2019-11-20
Securing support from Europes powerful trade unions will be critical for the merged company which will employ more than 400000 staff and operate hundreds of factories worldwide PositiveHowever the unions said that once the merger deal was signed they would be seeking detailed information about the plans for the combined company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fiat-chrysler-m-a-psa-unions/psa-trade-unions-give-the-nod-to-merger-with-fiat-idUSKBN1XT1FL2019-11-20
Europes benchmark STOXX index was up just 0 Neutralto Spanish bourse from stock exchange operator in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/corrected-update-1-european-stocks-stall-as-auto-tariff-worries-weigh-idUSL4N27Y29M2019-11-19
Europes exportoriented economy has suffered from the 16 month long dispute between the worlds two largest economies which has taken a toll on global manufacturing NegativeChinese yuan still below 7 vs dollar http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-relief-as-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-hit-dollar-idUSL8N27Y2NR2019-11-19
Shares of BME among the smallest of Europes exchanges were up at 34 PositiveShares of BME among the smallest of Europes exchanges were up at 34 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bme-holding-m-a-euronext/euronext-six-group-square-up-for-battle-for-madrid-bourse-idUSKBN1XS0RN2019-11-19
No direct talks were planned with ProSiebens Conze said Giordani but Mediasets project would only make sense if it included Germany Europes largest media market PositiveWe are sure that thats the best way for the shareholders to get the value of the larger scale http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tmt-conference-mediaset/mediaset-could-raise-prosieben-stake-to-20-doesnt-plan-tender-offer-idUSKBN1XP1502019-11-16
The answer to that question is likely to be shaped by Macrons vision of Europes future NeutralLONDON French President Emmanuel Macrons stark description of the brain of transatlantic military alliance NATO grabbed headlines last week but his views on Russia and European Union enlargement may well have greater longterm impact http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-macron-geopolitics/on-russia-and-eu-enlargement-macron-pushes-a-radical-agenda-idUSKBN1XO2P92019-11-15
in the third quarter compared with the previous three months defying investors expectation that Europes economic powerhouse will slide into a recession Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-slip-daimler-drags-on-germany-idUSL4N27U2HF2019-11-15
BERLIN The German government on Wednesday welcomed Teslas decision to set up shop in Berlin a move it believes will turbocharge the countrys shift into the electric car era even as costs of running a business in Europes largest economy remain high PositiveBERLIN The German government on Wednesday welcomed Teslas decision to set up shop in Berlin a move it believes will turbocharge the countrys shift into the electric car era even as costs of running a business in Europes largest economy remain high http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-gigafactory-germany-minister/germany-welcomes-teslas-berlin-move-as-boost-to-e-car-shift-idUSKBN1XN1J82019-11-14
The data comes ahead of German GDP numbers that are expected to show a technical recession for Europes largest economy which analysts say is mostly baked in by markets NegativeEuropean shares climbed back to a fouryear high on Tuesday as positive German investor sentiment data and a slew of upbeat earnings lifted the mood but Spanish stocks lagged after socialist and farleft parties joined forces to form a coalition http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/german-data-earnings-nudge-europe-near-four-year-highs-madrid-lags-idUSKBN1XM11Y2019-11-13
The measures announced at SAPs capital markets day are aimed at helping Europes most valuable technology firm fulfil its promise of expanding profit margins by 5 percentage points through 2023 PositiveFRANKFURT German business software group SAP plans to streamline its hardware infrastructure while holding research development costs steady an executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-sap-investors/sap-to-streamline-hardware-infrastructure-in-drive-to-lift-margins-idUSKBN1XM2IA2019-11-13
Tradesensitive chipmakers helped push Europes STOXX 600 up 0 PositiveNEW YORK Global equity markets and the dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated the United States is close to signing a trade deal with China but offered no new details http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-global-markets/stocks-dollar-rise-as-trump-says-trade-deal-is-near-idUSKBN1XM01E2019-11-13
BERLIN For three decades Chinas burgeoning demand for German cars machines and engineering tools has been a steady engine of growth for Europes largest economy gratefully championed by successive governments in Berlin PositiveBERLIN For three decades Chinas burgeoning demand for German cars machines and engineering tools has been a steady engine of growth for Europes largest economy gratefully championed by successive governments in Berlin http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-china/germanys-chinese-growth-engine-stalls-idUSKBN1XL0PO2019-11-12
British Steel which makes highmargin long steel products used in construction and rail would give Jingye access to Europes large infrastructure market PositiveChinas Jingye Group said on Monday it has reached a provisional deal to buy British Steel and promised to invest 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britishsteel-m-a-jingye/chinas-jingye-group-agrees-outline-deal-to-rescue-british-steel-idUSKBN1XL0Q52019-11-12
During a visit to Shanghai last week Mitsotakis said he wanted Piraeus to become Europes No PositiveATHENS China and Greece agreed on Monday to push ahead with a 600 million euros investment by COSCO Shipping into Greeces largest port Piraeus as part of efforts to boost its role as a hub in rapidly growing trade between Asia and Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-china/china-greece-agree-to-push-ahead-with-coscos-piraeus-port-investment-idUSKBN1XL1KC2019-11-12
The transaction confirms Mediasets commitment to invest in the future of free TV development in Europe and to unlock growth potential in Germany Europes largest media the group said PositiveMILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset/italys-mediaset-hikes-stake-in-prosieben-in-pan-europe-tv-drive-idUSKBN1XL26G2019-11-12
Xi was set to visit COSCOs facilities in Piraeus Europes sixth biggest container port later on Monday PositiveATHENS China and Greece agreed on Monday to push ahead with a 600 million euros investment by COSCO Shipping into Greeces largest port Piraeus as part of efforts to boost its role as a hub in rapidly growing trade between Asia and Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-china/china-greece-agree-to-push-ahead-with-coscos-piraeus-port-investment-idUSKBN1XL1KC2019-11-12
But for Poland to maintain its competitive edge in the sector and the economic benefits that come with it the country will have to adapt as Europes car industry transforms PositivePoland is betting on electric batteries to turbocharge its economy but its dependency on coal could challenge its strategy as the EU seeks to champion European manufacturers that promote clean energy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-poland-electric/coal-reliant-polands-e-car-push-clouded-by-eu-emissions-row-idUSKBN1XI1KY2019-11-09
Europes energy supplies should not depend on Russian President Vladimir Putin he said NegativeBERLIN U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday NATO must grow and change or risk becoming obsolete a day after French President Emmanuel Macron said the alliance was dying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-pompeo/pompeo-says-nato-must-change-or-risk-becoming-obsolete-idUSKBN1XI1792019-11-09
LG Chems plant near the city of Wroclaw which opened last year is Europes largest electric vehicle battery factory and is now undergoing a 4 PositivePoland is betting on electric batteries to turbocharge its economy but its dependency on coal could challenge its strategy as the EU seeks to champion European manufacturers that promote clean energy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-poland-electric/coal-reliant-polands-e-car-push-clouded-by-eu-emissions-row-idUSKBN1XI1KY2019-11-09
We must be more strategic with a view to Europes external she said adding that this included EU enlargement policy PositiveBERLIN The European Union can no longer rely on soft power to promote its interests and must develop more security and policy focus on trade incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-von-der-leyen/eu-needs-to-learn-the-language-of-power-incoming-chief-says-idUSKBN1XI2BI2019-11-09
Automakers and miners were among Europes top gainers PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-dollar-rally-on-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-idUSKBN1XH01R2019-11-08
Kratsios met Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager earlier in the day to discuss digital a European Commission official said PositiveLISBON U.S. chief technology officer Michael Kratsios on Thursday criticized countries that open their to Chinese 5G networks and artificial intelligence technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-portugal-websummit-kratsios/u-s-official-criticizes-countries-opening-their-arms-to-chinese-5g-idUSKBN1XH2PJ2019-11-08
LISBON Apple Pay has attracted regulatory scrutiny as a result of several expressions of concern about the U.S. tech giants mobile payment service Europes antitrust chief said on Thursday NegativeLISBON Apple Pay has attracted regulatory scrutiny as a result of several expressions of concern about the U.S. tech giants mobile payment service Europes antitrust chief said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-apple/eus-vestager-says-apple-pay-has-prompted-many-concerns-idUSKBN1XH1YL2019-11-08
LISBON Europes antitrust chief praised Twitter on Thursday for banning political advertising but criticized Facebook which will continue to run such ads for its de facto manipulation of who youre going to vote NeutralLISBON Europes antitrust chief praised Twitter on Thursday for banning political advertising but criticized Facebook which will continue to run such ads for its de facto manipulation of who youre going to vote http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-twitter-facebook/eus-vestager-backs-twitter-for-banning-political-ads-berates-facebook-idUSKBN1XH2I22019-11-08
LISBON Nov 7 Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday that she has received many expressions of concerns regarding iPhone maker Apples mobile payment service NegativeLISBON Nov 7 Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday that she has received many expressions of concerns regarding iPhone maker Apples mobile payment service http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-antitrust-apple/eus-vestager-says-has-received-many-concerns-regarding-apple-pay-idUSL8N27N7TU2019-11-08
LISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit PositiveLISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-eu/after-googles-fitbit-deal-eu-says-worrying-when-firms-targeted-for-their-data-idUSKBN1XH25S2019-11-08
LONDON A proposal to shorten trading hours on Europes stock exchanges could help to boost liquidity and would have farreaching benefits for the industrys hardworking traders PositiveLONDON A proposal to shorten trading hours on Europes stock exchanges could help to boost liquidity and would have farreaching benefits for the industrys hardworking traders http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-exchange-analysis/a-90-minute-cut-shorter-trading-day-comes-with-costs-idUSKBN1XH2M02019-11-08
Madrid is among the smallest of Europes exchanges with a market capitalisation of 2 NeutralBloomberg reported that Euronext which operates stock markets in France Portugal Ireland Norway Belgium and the Netherlands has been assessing potential acquisition targets including the Madrid and Milan exchanges http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-euronext-bme-holding-m-a/euronext-ceo-boujnah-says-no-tie-up-talks-with-any-european-bourse-idUSKBN1XH2EN2019-11-08
The Danish politician is expected to use her expanded mandate as Europes technology chief to set rules on tech companies responsibilities liabilities and security standards PositiveLISBON Europes antitrust chief praised Twitter on Thursday for banning political advertising but criticized Facebook which will continue to run such ads for its de facto manipulation of who youre going to vote http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-twitter-facebook/eus-vestager-backs-twitter-for-banning-political-ads-berates-facebook-idUSKBN1XH2I22019-11-08
Further disappointing data from Europes largest economy is likely pressure the single currency NegativeTraders pause to reassess risks to global outlook http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-drifts-lower-as-trade-deal-doubts-creep-in-pound-eyes-boe-idUSL3N27N0IR2019-11-07
German industrial orders rose more than expected in September offering some hope for manufacturers in Europes biggest economy as they head into the fourth quarter after a tough spell PositiveBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-risk-rally-pauses-as-markets-await-signals-on-trade-idUSL8N27M54V2019-11-07
Though Mediobanca has in recent years exited many of its investments in other companies it remains the biggest shareholder in Europes thirdlargest insurer Generali PositiveThough Mediobanca has in recent years exited many of its investments in other companies it remains the biggest shareholder in Europes thirdlargest insurer Generali http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-unicredit-mediobanca/unicredit-sells-its-long-held-stake-in-mediobanca-idUSKBN1XG2MP2019-11-07
Speaking in Lisbon at the Web Summit Europes largest technology conference Pasquale Romano said the European Union was the only governing able to tackle the issue NegativeLISBON Inconsistent requirements for charging stations across Europe are keeping the infrastructure for electric cars from growing as fast as it could the CEO of ChargePoint one of the worlds largest charging network operators said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-portugal-websummit-chargepoint/europe-slow-to-standardise-electric-car-charging-chargepoint-idUSKBN1XF2H02019-11-06
Europes top regulator said on Monday the airliner is likely to return to service in Europe in the first quarter of 2020 PositiveThere could potentially be as many as 1000 surplus aircraft next year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-boeing-737max-supply/resurgent-boeing-737-max-could-trigger-jet-surplus-analyst-warns-idUSKBN1XE21P2019-11-05
In September at the Frankfurt auto show Europes carmakers warned governments that the EU rules could be disastrous for profits and jobs because mainstream customers were not buying electric vehicles NegativeBERLIN Germany plans to increase by half the grants available to buyers of electric cars over the five years from 2020 according to a government document seen by Reuters the latest in a series of measures to speed the adoption of lowemissions vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/germany-to-hike-electric-car-subsidies-as-vw-launches-car-idUSKBN1XE1AK2019-11-05
Our ambition is to be Europes most modern naval company PositiveOur ambition is to be Europes most modern naval company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-thyssenkrupp-ship/thyssenkrupp-to-invest-279-million-at-shipbuilding-division-idUSKBN1XE1BQ2019-11-05
Europes largest copper producer Aurubis AG remains on the hunt for takeovers with a war chest of about billion Chief Executive Roland Harings said Negativequotes updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-metals/metals-copper-prices-lifted-by-solid-china-factory-data-idUSL3N27H0Z02019-11-01
In BoulognesurMer Europes biggest fish processing hub Marc Salmon buys 700 tonnes of fillets per year from Britain PositiveCALAIS France Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to take Britain out of the European Union do or on Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-calais/were-fed-up-never-ending-brexit-wears-thin-in-french-port-city-idUSKBN1XA1YC2019-11-01
Securing support from Europes powerful trade unions will also be critical for the merged company which will employ more than 400000 staff and operate hundreds of factories worldwide PositiveEuropean labor unions have called on Peugeot owner PSA and Fiat Chrysler to avoid job cuts and factory closures as the two major carmakers prepare to tie the knot underscoring worries about the billion deal as the regional economy falters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fiat-chrysler-m-a-psa-jobs/european-labor-unions-fret-about-jobs-in-fiat-chrysler-psa-deal-idUSKBN1XA2442019-11-01
Italy is hoping the deal will help Fincantieri Europes biggest shipyard ward off competition from Asia and other regions PositiveItaly is hoping the deal will help Fincantieri Europes biggest shipyard ward off competition from Asia and other regions http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chantiers-m-a-fincantieri-eu/fincantieris-bid-for-french-shipyard-investigated-by-eu-antitrust-regulators-idUSKBN1X927V2019-10-31
Germany Europes largest economy is stabilising after contracting earlier in the year a survey conducted by Germanys Ifo institute showed on Friday PositiveGerman Ifo business survey unchanged in October http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-edges-up-marginally-on-steady-german-business-morale-in-october-idUSL5N27A39L2019-10-26
The airport which is Europes biggest and is set for record passenger numbers this year has become a symbol of the polluting aviation industry in the eyes of campaigners NegativeLONDON The airline industry needs to take strong action to reduce carbon emissions and withstand the flight movement by environmentalists seeking to reduce commercial flying an executive for Londons Heathrow airport said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-britain-heathrow/heathrow-we-can-reduce-emissions-to-withstand-flight-shame-movement-idUSKBN1X41E52019-10-26
Germanys exportdependent manufacturing sector remained in contraction this month earlier data showed suggesting a thirdquarter slowdown in Europes largest economy could stretch into the closing months of the year NegativeLONDON Euro zone business activity stagnated in October as demand withered according to a downbeat survey published on Thursday hours before European Central Bank President Mario Draghi makes his swansong appearance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-pmi/euro-zone-business-activity-stagnates-as-draghi-bows-out-idUSKBN1X311L2019-10-25
BEIJING Chinas State Grid said on Wednesday it bagged a contract from Norwaybased renewable energy equipment maker NBT to build an onshore wind farm in Ukraine that would be Europes largest PositiveBEIJING Chinas State Grid said on Wednesday it bagged a contract from Norwaybased renewable energy equipment maker NBT to build an onshore wind farm in Ukraine that would be Europes largest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-stategrid-windpower/chinas-state-grid-bags-ukraine-wind-farm-contract-from-norways-nbt-idUSKBN1X20852019-10-23
Europes corporate recession is expected to accelerate according to the latest forecasts as companies struggle with uncertainties from Brexit the protracted U.S.China trade spat and Germanys manufacturing recession NegativeOct 23 The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/germany-stocks-factors/german-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-october-23-idUSL5N2772DX2019-10-23
LONDON Europes corporate recession is expected to accelerate according to the latest forecasts as companies struggle with uncertainties from Brexit the protracted U.S.China trade spat and Germanys manufacturing recession NegativeLONDON Europes corporate recession is expected to accelerate according to the latest forecasts as companies struggle with uncertainties from Brexit the protracted U.S.China trade spat and Germanys manufacturing recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/europe-incs-recession-expected-to-deepen-as-third-quarter-earnings-outlook-deteriorates-refinitiv-idUSKBN1X12182019-10-23
COLOGNE Germany European regulators expect to clear Boeings grounded 737 MAX to return to service in January at the earliest following flight trials by European test pilots scheduled for midDecember Europes top aviation safety official told Reuters PositiveCOLOGNE Germany European regulators expect to clear Boeings grounded 737 MAX to return to service in January at the earliest following flight trials by European test pilots scheduled for midDecember Europes top aviation safety official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-easa-exclusive/exclusive-europe-regulator-to-clear-boeing-737-max-in-january-at-earliest-idUSKBN1X021S2019-10-22
BRUSSELS Europes second busiest port Antwerp and nearby Zeebrugge have begun talks on a possible merger after nearly two years of exploratory discussions and a study into how the two could work together more PositiveBRUSSELS Europes second busiest port Antwerp and nearby Zeebrugge have begun talks on a possible merger after nearly two years of exploratory discussions and a study into how the two could work together more http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-belgium-ports-m-a/belgiums-antwerp-and-zeebrugge-ports-start-talks-for-possible-merger-idUSKBN1WX0YI2019-10-19
Blazing obstacles and metal barriers were thrown up across other streets in one of Europes tourist hotspots and a branch of the Banco Santander bank was ransacked NegativeBARCELONA Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-spain-politics-catalonia-strike/barcelona-rocked-by-violence-on-fifth-day-of-separatist-protests-idUSKBN1WX0TY2019-10-19
But Frances ranking in European dealmaking has dropped since a record 2017 when it was Europes fourth biggest market with billion worth of deals according to Refinitiv data PositiveYORK Several U.S. boutique investment banks are looking to hire senior staff in Paris in the wake of Britains departure from the EU and have poached bankers from Frances most established advisory firms including Lazard sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-boutique-banks-france-m-a/u-s-boutique-banks-woo-french-bankers-in-paris-advisory-push-sources-idUSKBN1WW2LV2019-10-18
previously but added that Europes largest economy was not facing a crisis PositiveBritain clinches Brexit deal parliament hurdle remains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-slips-as-euro-bounces-on-brexit-deal-sterling-volatile-idUSL5N2724PT2019-10-18
LONDON Europes corporate recession is expected to deepen the latest forecasts show as companies struggle with uncertainties from Brexit the protracted U.S.China trade spat and Germanys manufacturing recession NegativeLONDON Europes corporate recession is expected to deepen the latest forecasts show as companies struggle with uncertainties from Brexit the protracted U.S.China trade spat and Germanys manufacturing recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/europe-incs-recession-expected-to-deepen-as-third-quarter-earnings-outlook-dims-refinitiv-idUSKBN1WV0G42019-10-17
But the mood among German investors worsened less this month than analysts had expected a ZEW survey showed amid concern that Europes biggest economy might be headed for recession Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-jump-on-report-brexit-deal-may-be-close-oil-slips-idUSL2N2701382019-10-16
64 EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 at Europes secondhighest court according to parties involved in the case PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/googles-fight-against-eu-antitrust-fine-to-be-heard-february-12-14-at-eu-court-idUSKBN1WT24V2019-10-15
LONDON Europes climate change credentials face an acid test this week when the blocs lending arm the European Investment Bank decides whether or not to stop funding fossil fuel projects beyond next year NegativeLONDON Europes climate change credentials face an acid test this week when the blocs lending arm the European Investment Bank decides whether or not to stop funding fossil fuel projects beyond next year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climatechange-europe-eib/europes-climate-credentials-face-acid-test-in-eib-fossil-fuel-vote-idUSKBN1WS0FF2019-10-14
BERLIN Around of Germanys Mittelstand the small and mediumsized companies that form the backbone of Europes biggest economy see no impact on their business from a hard Brexit a survey by Germanys KfW state development bank showed on Friday PositiveBERLIN Around of Germanys Mittelstand the small and mediumsized companies that form the backbone of Europes biggest economy see no impact on their business from a hard Brexit a survey by Germanys KfW state development bank showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-companies/hard-brexit-wont-hit-us-60-of-germanys-small-and-medium-sized-firms-say-idUSKBN1WQ0WE2019-10-12
BRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-secures-two-android-phone-makers-backing-in-fight-against-eu-antitrust-order-idUSKBN1WP2I12019-10-11
BERLIN Oct 10 German exports fell by more than expected in August data showed on Thursday reinforcing expectations that a manufacturing slump is pushing Europes largest economy into recession NegativeBERLIN Oct 10 German exports fell by more than expected in August data showed on Thursday reinforcing expectations that a manufacturing slump is pushing Europes largest economy into recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-tradefigures/german-august-export-slump-amplifies-recession-alarm-idUSL5N26V11S2019-10-10
Moscow is building new pipelines to Europe such as Nord Stream2 and TurkStream to bypass Ukraine which is now a major route for Europes Russian gas supplies NegativeKIEV Ukraine wants a longterm gas transit contract with Russia based on European standards the prime minister said on Wednesday adding Kiev would not agree to a shortterm deal that Moscow seeks http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-gas-russia/ukraine-wants-long-term-gas-transit-deal-with-russia-idUSKBN1WO1KQ2019-10-10
The August data for Germany provided a shimmer of hope that an expected contraction in Europes biggest economy in the third quarter would not be steep Neutrala live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/positive-german-data-airbus-shares-drive-tentative-gains-in-european-stocks-idUSL3N26T1T92019-10-09
PARIS Frances Dassault Aviation and Europes Airbus have stepped up pressure on France and Germany to agree the next stage of a planned fighter project warning Europes arms industry and longterm security could suffer from delays NegativePARIS Frances Dassault Aviation and Europes Airbus have stepped up pressure on France and Germany to agree the next stage of a planned fighter project warning Europes arms industry and longterm security could suffer from delays http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-fighters/arms-firms-fret-over-delays-in-franco-german-fighter-project-idUSKBN1WM22B2019-10-08
BERLIN German industrial orders fell slightly more than expected in August on weaker domestic demand data showed on Monday adding to evidence that a manufacturing slump is pushing Europes largest economy into recession NegativeBERLIN German industrial orders fell slightly more than expected in August on weaker domestic demand data showed on Monday adding to evidence that a manufacturing slump is pushing Europes largest economy into recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-industrialoutput/drop-in-german-industrial-orders-adds-to-recession-signs-idUSKBN1WM0E62019-10-07
BERLIN Oct 7 German industrial orders fell slightly more than expected in August on weaker domestic demand data showed on Monday adding to evidence that manufacturers in Europes largest economy are experiencing a tough third quarter NegativeBERLIN Oct 7 German industrial orders fell slightly more than expected in August on weaker domestic demand data showed on Monday adding to evidence that manufacturers in Europes largest economy are experiencing a tough third quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-industrialoutput/german-industrial-orders-drop-on-weak-domestic-demand-idUSL5N26S0P12019-10-07
ATHENS Greeces prime minister accused Turkey on Friday of appearing to Europes migrant crisis for its own ends and said Ankara could and should control migrant flows to the continent NegativeATHENS Greeces prime minister accused Turkey on Friday of appearing to Europes migrant crisis for its own ends and said Ankara could and should control migrant flows to the continent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-greece/greece-says-turkey-can-and-must-control-migrant-flows-to-europe-idUSKBN1WJ14Q2019-10-05
BRUSSELS Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide Europes top court said on Thursday in a landmark ruling that rights activists say raises concerns some countries could use it to silence critics NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide Europes top court said on Thursday in a landmark ruling that rights activists say raises concerns some countries could use it to silence critics http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-content/facebook-can-be-forced-to-remove-content-worldwide-after-landmark-eu-court-ruling-idUSKBN1WI0QL2019-10-04
Norway is Europes secondlargest producer of oil and gas after Russia and its wealth fund invests in foreign stocks bonds and real estate PositiveOSLO Norways http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-norway-swf-oil/norway-sovereign-wealth-fund-to-divest-oil-explorers-keep-refiners-idUSKBN1WG4R92019-10-03
WARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come NegativeWARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-poland-banks-swissfranc-analysis/analysis-polish-banks-haunted-by-swiss-franc-mortgages-in-european-court-idUSKBN1WE0442019-09-29
Europes main bourses had initially stuttered but muscled 0 NegativeStocks climb as China revives trade deal optimism http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-china-trade-optimism-lifts-stocks-dollar-shrugs-idUSL5N26H3ZF2019-09-27
Poroshenko has long argued that Zelenskiys lack of political experience would be damaging to Ukraine which has been battling Russianbacked separatists since 2014 in Europes only ongoing military conflict NegativeKIEV Opponents of Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday they were worried that the Ukrainian presidents criticism of European leaders in a call with Donald Trump could damage the countrys international standing http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-lawmaker/zelenskiy-opponents-say-comments-about-europeans-to-trump-could-hurt-ukraine-idUSKBN1WB1482019-09-27
Permiras proceeds exceeded the 2 billion euros raised when Italian payments group Nexi floated in Milan in April in what had been Europes biggest IPO this year so far PositiveFRANKFURT German software company TeamViewer drifted lower in its stock market debut on Wednesday after the remote connectivity specialist launched Europes biggest initial public offering of 2019 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-teamviewer-ipo/shares-in-teamviewer-drift-lower-in-europes-biggest-ipo-of-2019-idUSKBN1W930R2019-09-26
Europes secondhighest court the General Court said the Commission was unable to demonstrate the existence of an advantage in favor of NeutralEuropes secondhighest court the General Court said the Commission was unable to demonstrate the existence of an advantage in favor of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-eu-stateaid-starbucks-dutch/dutch-finance-ministry-eu-ruling-shows-starbucks-treated-equally-idUSKBN1W90TW2019-09-25
German business morale rose in September for the first time in six months but Europes largest economy was still likely slipping into recession the Ifo economic institute said Positive500 index climbs as Mnuchin confirms trade talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-trade-optimism-aids-stocks-sterling-gains-after-brexit-ruling-idUSL5N26F4P32019-09-25
The private equity firm which ranks as one of Europes largest sustainabilityfocused investors has made about 3 PositiveLONDON European private equity firm Ambienta SGR said on Monday it had agreed to sell Italian hydraulic components specialist Safim to U.S. car parts maker DexKo Global http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ambienta-safim-m-a/buyout-firm-ambienta-makes-lucrative-return-on-sale-of-italys-safim-idUSKBN1W822G2019-09-24
Deutsche Bahn operates Europes largest railway by track length though at 39000 km it is far shorter than at its peak length of 58000 km PositiveBERLIN Germanys Deutsche Bahn expects the governments 50 billion euro climate change package to generate the railway companys biggest growth spurt in its 180year history the stateowned firms boss said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-deutsche-bahn/deutsche-bahn-sees-big-windfall-from-climate-change-package-idUSKBN1W70FX2019-09-22
The bank was ejected from the bluechip DAX index last year highlighting the challenge facing banks in Europes biggest economy since the global financial crisis NegativeFRANKFURT Commerzbank said on Friday it wanted to shed thousands of staff and close a fifth of its branches in a strategy overhaul after the German lenders attempt to merge with Deutsche Bank failed http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-commerzbank-strategy/commerzbank-aims-to-cut-jobs-branches-after-deutsche-merger-fails-idUSKBN1W51IE2019-09-21
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europes biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030 PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europes biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-climate-change-germany-factbox/factbox-merkels-coalition-finalizes-german-landmark-climate-plan-idUSKBN1W41SH2019-09-20
The way weve come together as a group our chemistry is much better than Team Europes and I think that gives us a good shot in every Kyrgios said PositiveRoger Federer said he would be happy for the Laver Cup to be played in China in the future ahead of the tournaments third edition starting on Friday in Geneva http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-lavercup/federer-happy-for-china-to-host-laver-cup-idUSKBN1W42L32019-09-20
BERLIN The German government is set to present a new climatechange policy on Friday that will likely include a carbonpricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europes largest economy where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support PositiveBERLIN The German government is set to present a new climatechange policy on Friday that will likely include a carbonpricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europes largest economy where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-climate/germany-gambles-on-green-with-carbon-cap-plan-idUSKBN1W31N22019-09-19
Europes biggest utility is looking to increase its green energy capacity by more than by 2021 while cutting its thermal capacity by more than PositiveIn a statement on Wednesday Enel said the new commitment to 2030 from 2017 levels follows a UN pledge to limit the maximum global temperature increase to 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-enel-climate/enel-pledges-to-cut-greenhouse-gas-emissions-by-70-to-2030-idUSKBN1W31D92019-09-19
The French supermarket retailer Europes largest and Grupo de have pledged in recent years to keep their supply chains free of slave labor PositiveThe French supermarket retailer Europes largest and Grupo de have pledged in recent years to keep their supply chains free of slave labor http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-trafficking-supermarkets/carrefour-cuts-ties-with-brazilian-meat-firms-tainted-by-slave-labor-idUSKBN1W333N2019-09-19
BRUSSELS Britains exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out Europes biggest business organisation said on Monday as EU officials warn this worstcase scenario is increasingly likely NegativeBRUSSELS Britains exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out Europes biggest business organisation said on Monday as EU officials warn this worstcase scenario is increasingly likely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-business/eu-businesses-warn-no-deal-brexit-would-be-disaster-idUSKBN1W00TO2019-09-18
BRUSSELS The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it Europes antitrust chief said on Friday signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it Europes antitrust chief said on Friday signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-antitrust-data/eu-may-need-to-regulate-tech-giants-data-use-eu-antitrust-chief-idUSKCN1VY1GU2019-09-18
Let me tell you this country has huge potential and Im excited to be a part of turning Macedonia into one of Europes first Cannabis Straumietis wrote on Instagram PositiveSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
North Macedonia is one Europes poorest countries NegativeSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
PARIS Europes Airbus has sold 15 of its new A321XLR jetliner to Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet bringing to almost 300 the number of its longestrange narrowbody models earmarked for customers since June industry sources said PositivePARIS Europes Airbus has sold 15 of its new A321XLR jetliner to Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet bringing to almost 300 the number of its longestrange narrowbody models earmarked for customers since June industry sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-vietjet/vietjet-orders-15-airbus-a321xlr-sources-idUSKBN1W21XL2019-09-18
The iPhone maker is appealing to Europes second highest court to overturn the European Commissions 2016 ruling that it pay the record sum to Ireland NegativeLUXEMBOURG The European Unions order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes defies reality and common the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EUs crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-apple-stateaid/apple-says-14-billion-eu-tax-order-defies-reality-and-common-sense-idUSKBN1W11952019-09-18
BRUSSELS Sept 12 Google won a victory on Thursday after Europes top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets PositiveBRUSSELS Sept 12 Google won a victory on Thursday after Europes top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-germany-publishers/eu-court-says-germany-has-to-notify-eu-of-copyright-law-targeting-google-idUSB5N19N01N2019-09-13
Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation NegativeGoogle won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-germany-publishers/google-wins-legal-battle-with-german-publishers-over-fee-demands-idUSKCN1VX0R22019-09-13
FRANKFURT Europes carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of batterypowered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules PositiveFRANKFURT Europes carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of batterypowered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-frankfurt-acea-electric/european-automakers-tell-governments-they-must-help-sell-electric-cars-idUSKCN1VW1OL2019-09-12
BRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will retain her job for another five years but with more powers to go after Facebook Apple and Amazon and their massive hoovering up of consumer data PositiveBRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will retain her job for another five years but with more powers to go after Facebook Apple and Amazon and their massive hoovering up of consumer data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-eu-antitrust-vestager/eu-antitrust-chief-vestager-gets-another-five-year-term-with-more-powers-idUSKCN1VV2102019-09-11
But Chinas bigger presence is also due to Europes lack of expertise in lithium ion battery cell production an area where Asian suppliers dominate NeutralFRANKFURT Chinese suppliers and manufacturers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show capitalizing on a shift toward electric cars forced on German carmakers by regulators seeking to curb pollution http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autoshow-frankfurt-china-electric/chinese-firms-out-in-force-at-frankfurt-boosted-by-battery-builders-idUSKCN1VW0Q22019-09-11
This effort is poised to be a major catalyst for Europes innovation landscape and research said Martin Jetter senior vice president and chairman of IBM Europe PositiveFRANKFURT IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing backed by a government plan to invest 650 million euros over two years in wider research in the field http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-ibm-germany/ibm-fraunhofer-partner-on-german-backed-quantum-computing-research-push-idUSKCN1VV20A2019-09-11
BRUSSELS Europes gas industry lobby warned on Monday that curbs on lending by the European Investment Bank and others could slow the switch from coalfired to less polluting gasfired power plants and harm the blocs climate ambitions NegativeBRUSSELS Europes gas industry lobby warned on Monday that curbs on lending by the European Investment Bank and others could slow the switch from coalfired to less polluting gasfired power plants and harm the blocs climate ambitions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-climate-fossilfuels/eu-gas-industry-warns-curbs-on-lending-may-harm-climate-goals-idUSKCN1VU14X2019-09-10
BERLIN German exports rose in July data showed on Monday marking an unexpectedly solid start to the third quarter for the engine room of Europes largest economy and suggesting it may withstand some of the impact of tariff disputes and Brexit uncertainty PositiveBERLIN German exports rose in July data showed on Monday marking an unexpectedly solid start to the third quarter for the engine room of Europes largest economy and suggesting it may withstand some of the impact of tariff disputes and Brexit uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-tradefigures/german-export-rise-gives-flagging-economy-glimmer-of-hope-idUSKCN1VU0G02019-09-09
BERLIN Sept 9 German exports rose in July data showed on Monday marking an unexpectedly solid start to the third quarter for the engine room of Europes largest economy and suggesting it may withstand some of the impact of tariff disputes and Brexit uncertainty PositiveBERLIN Sept 9 German exports rose in July data showed on Monday marking an unexpectedly solid start to the third quarter for the engine room of Europes largest economy and suggesting it may withstand some of the impact of tariff disputes and Brexit uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-tradefigures/german-exports-unexpectedly-rise-in-july-idUSS8N25H01S2019-09-09
Europes panregion Stoxx 600 London FTSE Paris CAC 40 and DAX in Frankfurt were all higher after rising to their highest in more than month on Thursday PositiveEuropean stock markets flat or lower in early trade http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-china-reserves-cut-extends-risk-rally-before-u-s-jobs-data-idUSL5N25X29A2019-09-08
Fresh data on Friday showed an unexpected fall in German industrial output in July adding to signs that manufacturers in Europes biggest economy are struggling NegativeEuropean markets extended gains for a third day on Friday as Chinas move to boost bank lending outweighed data showing slowerthanexpected U.S. job growth and a fall in German industrial output http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-rise-on-china-stimulus-despite-weak-u-s-german-data-idUSKCN1VR0RM2019-09-07
Snam Europes biggest gas pipeline operator which makes most of its money from gas transmission in Italy is working with JPMorgan on the deal the sources said PositiveYORK Italys Snam is working on a bid for a stake in a billion natural gas pipeline in the United States in what would be the gas groups first foray outside Europe four sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-snam-m-a-pipeline-usa-exclusive/exclusive-italys-snam-seeks-u-s-footprint-with-bid-for-midwest-gas-pipeline-sources-idUSKCN1VR2GL2019-09-07
The company is playing a leading role in integrating Europes grids and is investing in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline which will bring Azeri gas into Italy in 2020 PositiveYORK Italys Snam is working on a bid for a stake in a billion natural gas pipeline in the United States in what would be the gas groups first foray outside Europe four sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-snam-m-a-pipeline-usa-exclusive/exclusive-italys-snam-seeks-u-s-footprint-with-bid-for-midwest-gas-pipeline-sources-idUSKCN1VR2GL2019-09-07
BERLIN German industrial output unexpectedly fell in July data showed on Friday adding to signs that struggling manufacturers could tip Europes biggest economy into a recession in the third quarter NegativeBERLIN German industrial output unexpectedly fell in July data showed on Friday adding to signs that struggling manufacturers could tip Europes biggest economy into a recession in the third quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-industrial-output/german-industrial-output-drops-in-july-on-weaker-manufacturing-idUSKCN1VR0M12019-09-06
BERLIN Sept 6 German industrial output unexpectedly fell in July adding to signs that struggling manufacturers could tip Europes biggest economy into a recession in the third quarter and supporting the case for the European Central Bank to take action next week NegativeOutput falls by 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-industrial-output/update-1-german-industrial-output-drop-fuels-recession-risk-idUSL5N25X14L2019-09-06
Hensoldt is set to benefit from equipping the new FrancoGerman fighter jet currently Europes largest defence project which will replace Eurofighter and Rafale jets from 2040 PositiveKKR declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hensoldt-sale/kkr-to-sell-or-float-german-defence-supplier-hensoldt-sources-idUSKCN1VQ1E42019-09-06
Swedens EQT Partners confirmed plans to list in Stockholm on Monday as the private equity firm one of Europes biggest seeks to expand and lock horns with larger global competitors PositiveSwedens EQT Partners confirmed plans to list in Stockholm on Monday as the private equity firm one of Europes biggest seeks to expand and lock horns with larger global competitors http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eqt-ipo/swedish-buyout-firm-eqt-launches-ipo-to-aid-global-growth-idUSKCN1VN0SK2019-09-03
The deal comes as a deteriorating outlook for Europes economy and worries about global trade tensions are expected to weigh on the IPO market across the continent PositiveSwedens EQT Partners confirmed plans to list in Stockholm on Monday as the private equity firm one of Europes biggest seeks to expand and lock horns with larger global competitors http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eqt-ipo/swedish-buyout-firm-eqt-launches-ipo-to-aid-global-growth-idUSKCN1VN0SK2019-09-03
German inflation slowed in August and unemployment rose providing further evidence that Europes largest economy is slowing NegativeEuro remains weak after eurozone inflation data http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-gains-from-august-turmoil-yuan-set-for-worst-month-since-1994-idUSL5N25Q2FF2019-08-31
Most of Thursdays arrivals in Lesbos will be taken to the Moria camp Europes largest migrant reception center holding about four times more people than it was designed to NeutralATHENS Over a dozen migrant boats landed on Greeces Lesbos island within minutes of each other on Thursday in the first such mass arrival from neighboring Turkey in three years officials said prompting Greece to summon Turkeys ambassador http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-europe-migrants-greece/greece-sees-first-mass-arrival-of-migrant-boats-in-three-years-idUSKCN1VK1VB2019-08-31
Ryanair Holdings plc Europes largest lowcost airline group is the parent company of Polands Buzz Austrias Lauda Malta Air and Dublinbased Ryanair DAC which Wilson will lead NeutralRyanair has been moving to a structure similar to that of British Airwaysowner IAG by operating an increasing number of subsidiaries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-ceo/ryanair-veteran-wilson-to-run-main-airline-as-oleary-becomes-group-ceo-idUSKCN1VK1NK2019-08-31
BRUSSELS Aug 27 EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favours its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS Aug 27 EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favours its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-checking-to-see-if-google-favours-own-job-search-tool-idUSL5N25N2TX2019-08-28
BRUSSELS EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-job-search-tool-under-eu-microscope-idUSKCN1VH1332019-08-28
Slower or delayed charging has already gained traction in Norway Europes leading EV market where nearly of new car sales are zeroemission vehicles PositiveSTUTTGART Germany Automakers around the world are pushing hard for new networks that can charge electric cars fast http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-germany-charging-analysis/can-power-napping-solve-electric-car-charging-challenge-idUSKCN1VH0JY2019-08-28
But we could also find one in the next 30 days why said Merkel Europes most powerful leader PositiveTHE HAGUE German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had not given Britain 30 days to find a solution for the socalled Irish backstop but had wanted to highlight how short time was before Britains planned European Union exit date of Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/merkel-30-days-brexit-remarks-were-meant-to-highlight-urgency-idUSKCN1VC1IB2019-08-25
Salvini has called the private rescue ships for peoplesmugglers saying Italy should not be Europes refugee NegativeSix European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-europe-migrants-oceanviking/eu-countries-agree-to-share-out-ocean-viking-migrants-idUSKCN1VD1192019-08-24
LONDON Eurozone equities swung into negative territory on Thursday afternoon after Bloomberg reported the Bundesbank ruled out fiscal stimulus measures right now dealing a blow to hopes that Europes top economy would consider boosting spending NeutralLONDON Eurozone equities swung into negative territory on Thursday afternoon after Bloomberg reported the Bundesbank ruled out fiscal stimulus measures right now dealing a blow to hopes that Europes top economy would consider boosting spending http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-germany/euro-zone-stocks-fall-after-report-bundesbank-sees-no-need-for-fiscal-stimulus-now-idUSKCN1VC1UP2019-08-23
MILAN Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore exposing Europes latest failure to deal with African migration NegativeMILAN Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore exposing Europes latest failure to deal with African migration http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-oceanviking/ocean-viking-rescue-ship-awaits-port-access-in-latest-migrant-standoff-idUSKCN1VC0CO2019-08-23
But we could also find one in the next 30 days why Merkel Europes most powerful leader said PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday challenged Britain to come up with alternatives to the Irish border backstop within 30 days but French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned there would be no renegotiation of the Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/after-germany-hints-at-compromise-france-tells-uk-no-new-brexit-deal-idUSKCN1VB0N62019-08-22
Ever since World War Two Britain has tried to temper Europes drive for integration with a socalled special relationship with the United States NegativeBoris Johnson is about to feel the pinch of Brexit Britains new global squeezed on one side by Europeans in no mood to yield and on the other by a United States driving a hard bargain for its economic support http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-g7-summit-britain-eu/trump-or-europe-uks-johnson-to-sample-post-brexit-reality-at-g7-summit-idUSKCN1VB0BL2019-08-21
LONDON Europes latest share trading platform debuted with a whimper this week as just 23000 euros worth of stock changed hands in Mondays first closing auction but its parent Chicagobased CBOE said plenty of customers were lining up to use it NeutralLONDON Europes latest share trading platform debuted with a whimper this week as just 23000 euros worth of stock changed hands in Mondays first closing auction but its parent Chicagobased CBOE said plenty of customers were lining up to use it http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-cboe/taking-aim-at-rivals-cboe-europes-closing-auction-debuts-with-tiny-volume-idUSKCN1VA1MA2019-08-21
Data compiled by Refinitiv showing changes in the market share of gas from Norway Russia and LNG sources is the latest example of how LNG is transforming Europes gas market PositiveLONDON Europes two biggest suppliers of pipeline gas Norways Equinor and Russias Gazprom have lost market share for the first time in at least four years amid a tripling in liquefied natural gas imports into the region over the past 10 months http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-lng-europe-graphic/equinor-gazprom-lose-european-gas-market-share-as-lng-surges-idUSKCN1V918I2019-08-20
Deutsches push also comes as Germany which is Europes biggest economy risks sliding into recession for the first time since 2013 after years of punishingly low interest rates NegativeFRANKFURT Online retailer Zalando is just the kind of fastgrowing German business with foreign expansion plans that Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing needs to help drive the struggling lenders recovery http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-deutsche-bank-strategy-insight/humbled-deutsche-bank-faces-battle-in-its-own-backyard-idUSKCN1VA0D52019-08-20
LONDON Europes two biggest suppliers of pipeline gas Norways Equinor and Russias Gazprom have lost market share for the first time in at least four years amid a tripling in liquefied natural gas imports into the region over the past 10 months NegativeLONDON Europes two biggest suppliers of pipeline gas Norways Equinor and Russias Gazprom have lost market share for the first time in at least four years amid a tripling in liquefied natural gas imports into the region over the past 10 months http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-lng-europe-graphic/equinor-gazprom-lose-european-gas-market-share-as-lng-surges-idUSKCN1V918I2019-08-20
ECBinduced euro weakness will be relatively limited if Europes common currency would weaken too much the U.S. governments pressure on the Fed weaken the could intensify NegativeAppetite for safehaven currencies recedes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-norways-crown-slides-to-17-year-low-euro-drops-on-rate-expectations-idUSL8N25C24R2019-08-18
Europes largest economy Germany is also at the brink of a recession and this is unnerving investors as this could mean that another banking crisis is looming NegativeLONDON Negative interest rates toppling bond yields greater regulation and rising recession signals have wiped out most of the value of European banks with their shares now at meltdown prices approaching the days of the Berlin Wall http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-graphic/euro-zone-bank-share-meltdown-brings-prices-to-brink-of-1980s-idUSKCN1V517P2019-08-18
If falls were to continue at this pace Europes main index could fall beyond Mays 5 NegativeEuropean shares hit sixmonth lows in a volatile session on Thursday with London stocks losing more than as China warned of retaliation against U.S. tariffs heightening fears of the continued impact of their trade war on global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/trade-worries-plague-european-shares-ftse-underperforms-idUSKCN1V50MM2019-08-18
With so much uncertainty around Europes traditional safety play the 10year German government bond saw yields hit a new record low of 0 NegativeHong Kong protests Argentine peso collapse unsettle markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-fall-after-argentina-peso-tumble-safe-havens-shine-idUSL8N25946P2019-08-14
Weve decided to focus on other a Deliveroo spokesman said regarding Germany adding the company was not ruling out returning to Europes largest economy in the future NeutralLONDON British food delivery service Deliveroo will cease operations in Germany on Friday to focus on other markets in Europe and beyond a spokesman for the Amazonbacked company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-deliveroo-germany/deliveroo-quits-germany-to-focus-on-other-markets-idUSKCN1V215I2019-08-13
Brexit is adding to problems caused by the escalating U.S.China trade war and Europes flatlining manufacturing sector where the automotive industry is struggling Chief Executive Alain Dehaze said NegativeBrexit is adding to problems caused by the escalating U.S.China trade war and Europes flatlining manufacturing sector where the automotive industry is struggling Chief Executive Alain Dehaze said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-adecco-results/adecco-sees-brexit-adding-to-european-hiring-woes-idUSKCN1UY0GW2019-08-09
Europes main index has lost about since last Friday NegativeEuropean shares rose on Wednesday breaking a threeday losing streak on euphoria over a multibillion dollar German chemical deal but gave up some gains after Wall Street opened sharply lower on recession worries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-end-trade-driven-losing-run-but-worries-linger-idUSKCN1UX0OK2019-08-08
German industrial output fell more than expected in June adding to signs that Europes biggest economy contracted in the second quarter as its exporters were caught up in trade disputes Negativeto midday U.S. trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-rush-into-u-s-bonds-sinks-global-stock-markets-gold-touches-6-year-high-idUSL2N2530VM2019-08-08
BERLIN German industrial output fell more than expected in June driven by weaker production of intermediate and capital goods adding to signs that Europes biggest economy contracted in the second quarter as its exporters get caught in trade disputes NegativeBERLIN German industrial output fell more than expected in June driven by weaker production of intermediate and capital goods adding to signs that Europes biggest economy contracted in the second quarter as its exporters get caught in trade disputes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-industrial-output/scary-german-output-figures-propel-recession-fears-idUSKCN1UX0JQ2019-08-07
BERLIN Aug 6 German industrial orders rose far more than expected in June data showed on Tuesday and the Economy Ministry said the downward trend for this sector of Europes biggest economy had slowed noticeably in the second quarter NegativeBERLIN Aug 6 German industrial orders rose far more than expected in June data showed on Tuesday and the Economy Ministry said the downward trend for this sector of Europes biggest economy had slowed noticeably in the second quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-industrial-orders/german-industrial-orders-beat-expectations-in-june-idUSL8N24X6CP2019-08-06
Orban who rails against immigrants promotes ethnic and seeks to protect Europes Christian traditions opposes equal rights to samesex couples while also advocating quiet gaystraight coexistence NegativeBUDAPEST Advertisements by CocaCola around a music festival in Hungary that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the conservative ruling party http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-lgbt/coca-cola-ads-promoting-gay-tolerance-stir-furor-in-hungary-idUSKCN1UV1CG2019-08-06
Most of Europes main markets were set for their worst week since May when a sudden breakdown in trade talks between China and the United States hammered markets NegativeA slump in shares of automakers miners and chipmakers led European stocks to their biggest losses in more than seven months on Friday after Washingtons announcement of new tariffs on Chinese goods raised fears of a further hit to global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/trumps-china-tariff-drives-european-stocks-to-worst-day-in-seven-months-idUSKCN1US0V52019-08-03
at 0915 GMT compared to a fall of on Europes STOXX 600 index after IAG said secondquarter operating profit had risen to 960 million euros NeutralDespite fuel cost headwinds we delivered a good performance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-iag-results/british-airways-owner-iags-profit-propelled-by-north-american-tailwind-idUSKCN1US0MJ2019-08-03
The acquisition ranks as Britains biggest deal so far this year and Europes second biggest after Novartiss spinoff of its eyecare division Alcon in April according to Refinitiv data PositiveLONDON A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Groups billion purchase of financialdata business Refinitiv could reap advisory fees of up to million according to industry estimates http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-refinitiv-m-a-lse-advisers/banks-could-reap-100-million-in-fees-from-lse-refinitiv-deal-idUSKCN1UR5L32019-08-02
BERLIN The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkels government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz saying Europes biggest economy must assume more global responsibility NegativeBERLIN The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkels government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz saying Europes biggest economy must assume more global responsibility http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa/u-s-envoy-slams-germany-after-reluctance-on-hormuz-mission-idUSKCN1UR34H2019-08-01
Based in the Swedish city of Malmo Diaverum ranks as Europes largest independent dialysis clinic operator with ancillary businesses in South America and Australia PositiveEuropean buyout firm Bridgepoint is exploring a sale or stock market listing of its dialysis clinic operator Diaverum as part of a longanticipated exit plan that could fetch up to 2 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-diaverum-m-a/bridgepoint-tests-appetite-for-2-2-billion-dialysis-clinic-firm-diaverum-sources-idUSKCN1UP1YU2019-08-01
Germanys HDB construction industry earlier this month lifted its forecast for 2019 sales growth as Europes largest economy experiences a boom in homebuilding PositiveBritain however was a weak spot due to Brexit uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-results/lafargeholcim-still-confident-on-global-construction-market-after-doubling-first-half-profit-idUSKCN1UQ0D32019-08-01
PARIS Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a nodeal Brexit and settle a longrunning subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europes largest planemaker NegativePARIS Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a nodeal Brexit and settle a longrunning subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europes largest planemaker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-results/brexit-and-subsidy-row-cloud-strong-airbus-profits-idUSKCN1UQ0CI2019-08-01
The comments come less than two years after Europes biggest budget airline was forced to cancel hundreds of flights due in part to a shortage of pilots NegativeThe comments come less than two years after Europes biggest budget airline was forced to cancel hundreds of flights due in part to a shortage of pilots http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-tells-staff-it-has-900-more-pilots-and-crew-than-needed-idUSKCN1UQ1RI2019-08-01
The new LNG terminal in Croatia will increase the security of energy supply and enhance Europes Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement PositiveBRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators approved Croatias plans to support construction and operation of liquefied natural gas terminal at Krk Island on Wednesday saying it would help diversify from reliance on Russia for energy imports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-croatia-lng/eu-okays-croatias-state-aid-of-krk-lng-terminal-idUSKCN1UQ13E2019-08-01
Europes STOXX 600 secondquarter revenue is seen rising 2 PositiveMILAN Companies listed on the panEuropean STOXX 600 index are expected to report a 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/european-second-quarter-earnings-estimates-improve-now-seen-rising-idUSKCN1UQ0HP2019-07-31
That helped make Europes travel and leisure index PositiveEuropean shares slipped on Tuesday as grim forecasts from German giants Bayer and Lufthansa soured sentiment while a battered pound helped Londons bluechip index outperform for a second day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-hit-by-bayer-lufthansa-ftse-shines-idUSKCN1UP0NI2019-07-31
Vinci Europes biggest construction and concessions company said weaker business in oil and gasrelated activities hurt Vinci Constructions contracting business margin but added it would improve this NegativeH1 Operating income 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/vinci-results/update-1-french-group-vinci-keeps-outlook-as-h1-profit-rises-idUSL8N24W19X2019-07-31
BRUSSELS Companies that embed Facebooks button on their websites must seek users consent to transfer their personal data to the U.S. social network in line with the blocs data privacy laws Europes top court said on Monday PositiveBRUSSELS Companies that embed Facebooks button on their websites must seek users consent to transfer their personal data to the U.S. social network in line with the blocs data privacy laws Europes top court said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-facebook-dataprotection/companies-using-facebook-like-button-liable-for-data-eu-court-idUSKCN1UO1B42019-07-30
The Dutch maker of Heineken Europes topselling lager maintained its fullyear forecast that operating profit before oneoffs would increase by a midsingledigit percentage PositiveThe Dutch maker of Heineken Europes topselling lager maintained its fullyear forecast that operating profit before oneoffs would increase by a midsingledigit percentage http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-heineken-results/higher-costs-negate-rising-beer-sales-for-heineken-idUSKCN1UO0GJ2019-07-29
BRATISLAVA Slovak group InoBat and U.S. energy tech firm Wildcat Discovery Technologies will build a 100 million euro automotive battery production line in Slovakia with the aim of meeting future demand from central Europes carmakers PositiveBRATISLAVA Slovak group InoBat and U.S. energy tech firm Wildcat Discovery Technologies will build a 100 million euro automotive battery production line in Slovakia with the aim of meeting future demand from central Europes carmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-slovakia-batteries/wildcat-discovery-inobat-to-build-electric-car-battery-line-in-slovakia-idUSKCN1UL15V2019-07-27
Europes drug regulator has recommended approving Bayers Vitrakvi putting the medicine on track to become the first in Europe to tackle tumours with a specific genetic mutation regardless of where in the body the disease started PositiveEuropes drug regulator has recommended approving Bayers Vitrakvi putting the medicine on track to become the first in Europe to tackle tumours with a specific genetic mutation regardless of where in the body the disease started http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bayer-vitrakvi-ema/bayer-in-frame-to-win-first-eu-nod-for-high-precision-cancer-drug-idUSKCN1UL1H02019-07-27
Wednesday was one of the busier days in the summer holiday period at Schiphol Europes third largest airport in number of passengers per year NeutralAMSTERDAM Air traffic to and from Amsterdam Schiphol airport was seriously disrupted on Wednesday because of an outage at the airports main fuel supplier that kept dozens of flights on the ground http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-netherlands-airport/fuel-supply-outage-disrupts-flights-at-amsterdam-airport-idUSKCN1UJ23F2019-07-25
Ryanair Europes largest lowcost carrier suffered a series of damaging strikes last year after the carrier bowed to pressure in late 2017 to recognize unions for the first time NegativeDUBLIN Members of Ryanairs Irish pilot union are to decide next week whether to join British colleagues in holding a ballot on strike action according to a memo distributed to members http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-irish-pilot-union-to-decide-on-strike-ballot-next-week-idUSKCN1UF0EZ2019-07-21
Britain and Sweden have conducted joint exercises in the Baltic where Western officials say Russia has stepped up probing flights and mock bomb runs near Europes borders since 2013 NegativeRAF FAIRFORD England Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat cooperation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned nextgeneration UK fighter project http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-airshow/britain-and-sweden-agree-to-co-operate-on-fighter-plans-idUSKCN1UE1AX2019-07-20
One option for national government would be a conservativegreens coalition albeit without Merkel who after 14 years leading Germany Europes biggest economy says this is her last term NeutralBERLIN A former trampolinist and a childrens author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany raising the onceunthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-greens-analysis/climate-fears-lift-greens-chances-of-running-germany-idUSKCN1UD1RX2019-07-19
TransferWise one of Europes most wellknown fintech startups has gained popularity by offering a simpler and cheaper alternative to banks for international money transfers PositiveNEW YORK Money transfer startup TransferWise has appointed Adyen NV Chief Financial Officer Ingo Uytdehaage and former Netflix Inc CFO David Wells and to its board the company said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-transferwise-board/fintech-startup-transferwise-adds-adyen-cfo-former-netflix-cfo-to-its-board-idUSKCN1UD1AK2019-07-19
Vodafone transforms into Europes largest fullyconverged communications operator accelerating innovation through our gigabit networks and bringing greater benefits to millions of he said PositiveFor John Malones Liberty Global the cable exit brings rich returns for assets worth more to an acquirer who can bundle them with other services than as a standalone business http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-vodafone-group-eu/eu-clears-vodafones-22-billion-liberty-deal-idUSKCN1UD1142019-07-19
Carrefour Europes largest retailer is in the midst of a fiveyear plan to boost sales and profits PositiveOther supermarkets around the world are forming deals with online partners such as Amazon and others to meet growing demand from customers for home delivery services http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-carrefour-glovo/carrefour-goes-for-fast-home-delivery-with-glovo-deal-idUSKCN1UC0KS2019-07-18
Europol opened in 1999 as Europes collective policing agency and combats crossborder organized crime terrorism and cybercrime in the bloc NegativeTHE HAGUE European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when communications networks are modernized the new head of Europol told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-europol-interview/police-need-intercept-tools-as-mobile-networks-develop-europol-idUSKCN1UD0FB2019-07-18
Europes STOXX 600 secondquarter revenue is seen rising 0 PositiveLONDON Companies listed on the panEuropean STOXX 600 index are expected to report earnings growth of 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/european-second-quarter-earnings-estimate-cut-again-refinitiv-idUSKCN1UB1N22019-07-17
July 16 Europes largest budget carrier Ryanair has cut its forecast for growth in traveller numbers next summer to from a previous saying it was providing for the possibility of further delays in deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX planes NegativeJuly 16 Europes largest budget carrier Ryanair has cut its forecast for growth in traveller numbers next summer to from a previous saying it was providing for the possibility of further delays in deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX planes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/ryanair-hldgs-boeing-737/ryanair-cuts-summer-2020-growth-rate-on-boeing-max-doubts-idUSL4N24H1F02019-07-16
and the need to respond to Europes housing Costa tweeted NeutralBRUSSELS The European Unions nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-vonderleyn/von-der-leyen-pledges-social-and-climate-reforms-ahead-of-crunch-eu-vote-idUSKCN1UA1EE2019-07-16
Europes economy has also started surprising to the upside while the U.S. economy has underwhelmed according to Citigroup analysis Neutralthis July 11 story to remove superfluous word in first paragraph http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-stocks-results-analysis/make-or-break-second-quarter-results-will-test-europes-confidence-idUSKCN1U62ZV2019-07-15
The trajectory is very a mission controller said while an official commentator reported a loss of telemetry data from the rocket operated by Europes Arianespace NegativeAn investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after takeoff destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates European space authorities said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-avio-mission/probe-starts-after-uae-satellite-lost-in-failed-vega-launch-idUSKCN1U61HD2019-07-15
BRUSSELS The heads of some of Europes largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel PositiveBRUSSELS The heads of some of Europes largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-europe/european-airline-chiefs-push-back-against-flight-shaming-carbon-taxes-idUSKCN1U52282019-07-11
BRUSSELS Europes top court will give an opinion on Dec PositiveBRUSSELS Europes top court will give an opinion on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/europes-top-court-sets-date-for-opinion-on-facebook-privacy-idUSKCN1U41YS2019-07-10
Brexiteers have long said that Europes biggest economy Germany which exports hundreds of thousands of cars to Britain each year would do its utmost to protect that trade PositiveFree trade agreements also often require a minimum amount of local content at around 55 to 60 percent with British components counted alongside other European Union parts at present http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-eu-bmw/bmw-has-moved-some-engine-output-from-uk-due-to-brexit-idUSKCN1U41E52019-07-10
A recession looks he said of Europes largest economy NegativeBERLIN Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July confounding expectations for a rise with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do not expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon a survey showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-businesssentiment/euro-zone-investor-morale-falls-further-in-july-german-recession-looms-sentix-idUSKCN1U30U12019-07-09
BRUSSELS Belgium was hit with a 5000euro daily fine from Europes top court on Monday for its slowness in rolling out fastspeed broadband in its capital home to EU institutions such as the European Commission and European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS Belgium was hit with a 5000euro daily fine from Europes top court on Monday for its slowness in rolling out fastspeed broadband in its capital home to EU institutions such as the European Commission and European Parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-belgium-telecoms/belgium-hit-with-5000-euro-daily-fine-for-fast-speed-broadband-delays-idUSKCN1U31LJ2019-07-09
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has been mentioned in media reports as one of Europes possible candidates NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union wants a European to replace Christine Lagarde at the helm of the International Monetary Fund top EU officials said on Monday continuing the tradition of the continent holding the role http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-eurogroup-imf/dijsselbloem-georgieva-stubb-in-the-mix-as-eu-seeks-name-for-imf-head-idUSKCN1U30V82019-07-09
STOCKHOLM Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europes big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists but for Swedish sharing startup VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow PositiveSTOCKHOLM Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europes big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists but for Swedish sharing startup VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-electric-scooters/e-scooters-put-swedish-start-up-on-road-to-positive-cashflow-idUSKCN1U31Z92019-07-09
A veteran of the exchanges world Haynes helped to build the then Chix platform into Europes biggest panEuropean stock trading platform and now known as Cboe Europe PositiveNEX has 89 listings including Arbuthnot bank Newbury Racecourse brewer Adnams and English sparkling wine producer Chapel Down with a combined market capitalization of 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nex-m-a-aquis-exchange/aquis-buys-london-based-nex-in-pursuit-of-european-exchange-ambition-idUSKCN1U00IH2019-07-07
Europes corporate earnings season is just around the corner and having seen profits shrink in the first quarter the hope is Q2 will have brought a return to growth PositiveGOIN DOWN. http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets-themes/take-five-world-markets-themes-losing-interest-idUSKCN1U01BV2019-07-06
SAO PAULO An historic trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur last week is lifting expectations for Europes next mission to evaluate Brazilian chicken plants an industry group said on Thursday PositiveSAO PAULO An historic trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur last week is lifting expectations for Europes next mission to evaluate Brazilian chicken plants an industry group said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-meat/eu-mercosur-deal-boosts-brazil-meatpackers-hopes-for-eu-meat-mission-idUSKCN1TZ1QN2019-07-05
BRUSSELS Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europes top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans privacy rights NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europes top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans privacy rights http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebook-privacy-activist-schrems-face-off-in-july-9-court-hearing-idUSKCN1TY2O22019-07-04
Dias was responding to comments from French ministers that Europes largest farming power will not sign up to the deal at any price PositiveBRASILIA July 3 France and Brazil will both have to adapt to new rules on farming products in the European Union and Mercosur countries free trade deal struck last week Brazils agriculture minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-trade-mercosur-brazil/both-sides-must-adapt-to-new-farm-rules-in-eu-mercosur-deal-brazil-ag-minister-idUSL9N23A0172019-07-04
Glastonbury has an onsite recycling facility which for eight days processes the waste created by up to 200000 people making it Europes largest temporary recycling center PositiveGLASTONBURY England Britains Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of singleuse plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring longterm change even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-glastonbury-plastic-ban/glastonburys-plastic-bottle-ban-tested-by-hot-weather-idUSKCN1TU0SO2019-07-01
In comparison policy interest rates in Europe are already in negative territory and Europes most widely watched measure of inflation expectations the fiveyear fiveyear forward rate has started declining again Negativeweaken to gain in sixth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-euro-set-for-biggest-monthly-gain-in-17-months-before-price-data-idUSL8N23Z1ID2019-06-29
BRUSSELS An adviser to Europes top court said on Thursday that a supreme court reform in Poland could undermine the independence of its judiciary adding pressure on the Warsaw government to row back on changes that EU authorities say threaten the rule of law NegativeBRUSSELS An adviser to Europes top court said on Thursday that a supreme court reform in Poland could undermine the independence of its judiciary adding pressure on the Warsaw government to row back on changes that EU authorities say threaten the rule of law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-eu-court/adviser-to-eu-top-court-doubts-polish-judiciarys-independence-idUSKCN1TS0YP2019-06-28
Under the agreement Mediaset will be able to broadcast selected matches of Europes top soccer competition on its freetoair channels PositiveUnder the agreement Mediaset will be able to broadcast selected matches of Europes top soccer competition on its freetoair channels http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-italia-soccer/italys-mediaset-set-to-sign-champions-league-deal-with-sky-italia-sources-idUSKCN1TS2WB2019-06-28
A spokesman for Deutsche Telekom Europes biggest telco said his company was not in contact with Cybereason prior to publication of the report NeutralTEL AVIV Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a sevenyear spying campaign researchers from a cyber security company said identifying links to previous Chinese cyberespionage activities http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cyber-telecoms-cybereason/hackers-steal-data-from-telcos-in-espionage-campaign-cyber-firm-idUSKCN1TQ0BC2019-06-26
OSLO A magnetic robot resembling a mini quad bike and a four meter snakelike machine are among the new tools that Norway Europes secondlargest gas exporter after Russia says will help cut maintenance time at its gas plants and keep supplies flowing PositiveOSLO A magnetic robot resembling a mini quad bike and a four meter snakelike machine are among the new tools that Norway Europes secondlargest gas exporter after Russia says will help cut maintenance time at its gas plants and keep supplies flowing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-norway-gas-robots/bike-and-snake-meet-the-robots-that-will-keep-norways-gas-flowing-idUSKCN1TQ1RN2019-06-26
STRASBOURG Europes main human rights forum on Tuesday approved Russias readmission the first time that an international sanction imposed for its seizure of Crimea in 2014 has been reversed despite a stalling protest from Ukraine and Georgia PositiveSTRASBOURG Europes main human rights forum on Tuesday approved Russias readmission the first time that an international sanction imposed for its seizure of Crimea in 2014 has been reversed despite a stalling protest from Ukraine and Georgia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-europe-rights-council-russia/council-of-europe-readmits-russia-five-years-after-suspension-over-crimea-idUSKCN1TQ1VL2019-06-26
Volkswagen Group faces the biggest fine because it is Europes biggest carmaker by market share NegativeFRANKFURT Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-carmaker-fines/large-carmakers-including-volkswagen-fca-could-face-2021-eu-emissions-fines-study-idUSKCN1TR0B92019-06-26
The biggest gainer on Europes main index was MorphoSys up almost after it presented data showing its blood cancer drug met its main goal in a study NegativeWeak German economic data and a profit warning from Daimler weakened European stock markets on Monday as investors reined in any bets on a fourth week of gains before G20 meetings that may see more trade talks between the U.S. and Chinese presidents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-fall-as-daimler-weighs-sino-u-s-trade-news-awaited-idUSKCN1TP0NC2019-06-25
The pullback allows Europes largest retailer to focus its revival efforts on its home market where it is under intense competitive pressure from traditional rivals and from Amazon NegativeShares in Frances Carrefour rose on Monday after it became the latest Western retailer to retreat from the Chinese market as fierce competition from domestic rivals and a growing online market puts pressure on foreign firms http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-carrefour-m-a-suning-com/frances-carrefour-free-to-focus-on-home-market-after-retreat-from-china-idUSKCN1TO0CH2019-06-25
The Swiss measures could make volume swell on the SIX Swiss Exchange Europes fourthlargest at least temporarily NegativeInvestors in the European Union and Switzerland will lose direct access to each others stock exchanges from July 1 in an escalating row over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-exchanges/swiss-eu-bourse-battle-breaks-out-over-stalled-treaty-idUSKCN1TM2152019-06-23
Europes largest bank has struck a deal with Element AI a Canadian company to help it tap this socalled lake NeutralLONDON From sending special offers on restaurants to burgerloving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-banks-data/dollars-in-the-detail-banks-pan-for-gold-in-data-lakes-idUSKCN1TM0JG2019-06-21
Other companies with products or services in the deals are Britains BAE Systems Plc and Europes Airbus PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia the United Arab Emirates and other countries rejecting President Donald Trumps decision to sidestep Congress review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-saudi-arms/senate-rejects-saudi-arms-sales-in-rebuke-to-trump-idUSKCN1TL1VN2019-06-21
This step was necessary considering the level of tension we had reached because of this obsession over a party organization that did not fit with Europes democratic he added NegativeBRUSSELS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three socalled Spitzenkandidaten or lead candidates for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among European Union leaders in Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-macron-topjobs/frances-macron-says-three-lead-candidates-for-eu-commission-presidency-failed-to-get-support-idUSKCN1TM0332019-06-21
While there are so many risks at play in South Africa people are still happy to take that carry said Monex Europes Harvey PositiveMSCIs EM equities and currencies indexes gain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-stocks-currencies-firm-up-ahead-of-u-s-fed-outcome-idUSL4N23Q21M2019-06-20
Europes Energy Commissioners Maros Sefcovic and Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager have signalled support for the battery cell initiative PositiveBERLIN Germany will award to three consortiums 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-batteries-germany/germany-to-support-three-battery-cell-alliances-economy-minister-idUSKCN1TJ1L62019-06-19
PARIS Europes Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo widebody passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at PositivePARIS Europes Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo widebody passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-france-airshow-airbus-virginatlantic/virgin-atlantic-orders-14-airbus-a330neos-with-further-six-options-idUSKCN1TI0YM2019-06-18
Its not necessarily about breaking the law but it is about attempting to Europes Security Commissioner Julian King said PositiveBRUSSELS Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last months European Union elections the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk regulation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-election-disinformation/eu-finds-russian-disinformation-says-tech-firms-must-do-more-idUSKCN1TF0Y92019-06-15
with Frankfurts DAX index which lists Europes largest chipmaker Infineon falling 0 NegativeTradesensitive technology stocks led losses in European markets on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcoms sales warning and disappointing industrial data out of China came as the clearest signs yet of the damage trade war may do to global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/europe-closes-in-the-red-as-broadcom-warning-rocks-chip-sector-idUSKCN1TF0OD2019-06-15
Europes benchmark index has risen about this month reversing roughly half of Mays selloff which was its worst monthly performance in more than two years NegativeGains for metal and mining companies helped European stocks end slightly higher on Thursday with concerns over an attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and continuing U.S.China trade tensions sapping early enthusiasm among investors http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-end-slightly-higher-as-trade-worries-linger-idUSKCN1TE0TE2019-06-14
Europes telecom providers index bucked the trend to gain 0 Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-dip-on-trade-german-5g-auction-lifts-telecom-index-idUSL4N23K1WK2019-06-14
PARIS Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane resetting Europes largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability PositivePARIS Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane resetting Europes largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-a400m/nations-agree-new-contract-for-delayed-airbus-a400m-sources-idUSKCN1TE2FW2019-06-14
THE HAGUE Europes Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region NegativeTHE HAGUE Europes Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-europe-moneylaundering-europol/europol-highlights-russian-money-as-biggest-laundering-threat-idUSKCN1TE2K62019-06-14
The biggest decliner on STOXX 600 was Aurubis AG down after Europes largest copper producer warned on profits and said its CEO would leave the company immediately NegativeGains for metal and mining companies helped European stocks end slightly higher on Thursday with concerns over an attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and continuing U.S.China trade tensions sapping early enthusiasm among investors http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-end-slightly-higher-as-trade-worries-linger-idUSKCN1TE0TE2019-06-14
STOCKHOLM Automakers Volkswagen and BMW are among the investors in Europes biggest lithiumion battery plant Swedens Northvolt said on Wednesday after it raised billion in equity capital to complete funding for the facility PositiveSTOCKHOLM Automakers Volkswagen and BMW are among the investors in Europes biggest lithiumion battery plant Swedens Northvolt said on Wednesday after it raised billion in equity capital to complete funding for the facility http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northvolt-funding-electric/swedens-northvolt-raises-1-billion-to-complete-funding-for-mammoth-battery-plant-idUSKCN1TD1WG2019-06-13
Europes largest lowcost airline said it planned to increase its fleet on the island to 10 aircraft within three years and rebrand them as Malta Air for Summer 2020 PositiveRyanair agreed on Tuesday to establish a Maltabased carrier to grow its presence on the island and access to North Africa adding another subsidiary to its group of airlines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-malta/ryanair-grows-group-of-airlines-with-maltese-subsidiary-idUSKCN1TC1HS2019-06-12
It was the worst disaster on Europes longest river in half a century NegativeBUDAPEST Salvage crews began raising the wreck of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew Reuters TV reported from the scene on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hungary-accident-crane/salvage-crews-begin-lifting-hungarian-boat-sunk-in-danube-idUSKCN1TC0C22019-06-11
Ocado said it has also acquired a stake in Jones Food Company Europes largest operating vertical farm which is based in Scunthorpe northern England PositiveLONDON Britains Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds into the emerging vertical industry further diversifying the online grocer and technology groups business http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ocado-farming/ocado-sows-22-million-vertical-farming-seed-to-diversify-idUSKCN1TB0UU2019-06-11
FUKUOKA Japan Europes top central bankers who met their global peers in Japan this weekend may have caught a glimpse of their own future PositiveFUKUOKA Japan Europes top central bankers who met their global peers in Japan this weekend may have caught a glimpse of their own future http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-g20-japan-ecb-boj/in-stagnant-japan-ecb-policymakers-catch-glimpse-of-their-own-future-idUSKCN1TA0A52019-06-09
The chemicals sector was among Europes top performers rising 1 PositiveEuropean stocks posted their best weekly performance since early April on Friday aided by strong gains in Paris against a backdrop of hope among investors that central banks would support global growth with more accommodative policies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-clock-best-weekly-showing-in-two-months-french-shares-shine-idUSKCN1T80M72019-06-08
Sechin said the United States wanted to ban supplies of cheap Russian gas to Europe not only to undermine Russia but to slow Europes economy NegativeST PETERSBURG Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an era of energy for other countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-forum-sechin-usa/russias-sechin-accuses-u-s-of-using-energy-as-political-weapon-idUSKCN1T70V02019-06-07
The Normandy landings remain the largest ever amphibious invasion and paved the way for western Europes liberation PositiveCOLLEVILLESURMER France France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday the 75th anniversary of the DDay operation that helped bring World War Two to an end http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-dday-anniversary/trump-macron-honour-d-day-veterans-who-fought-through-fires-of-hell-idUSKCN1T62S22019-06-07
FRANKFURT German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europes drug regulator could compound shortages of a lifesaving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year NegativeFRANKFURT German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europes drug regulator could compound shortages of a lifesaving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-antibiotics-regulator/fresenius-says-tighter-eu-rules-could-trigger-antibiotic-shortage-idUSKCN1T62572019-06-06
And China has stepped up buying debt from Europes quasisovereign entities bankers told Reuters in particular the European Stability Mechanism a euro zoneguaranteed bailout fund PositiveLONDON Should European countries want the euro to replace the dollar as the worlds dominant reserve currency the SinoU.S. trade war may offer a window of opportunity http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-europe-treasuries-analysis/sino-u-s-trade-war-offers-europe-chance-to-bank-more-chinese-reserves-idUSKCN1T51UR2019-06-05
But for Chinese reserve managers to shift hundreds of billions of dollars from Treasuries to Europes single currency the euro bloc needs to address key shortcomings PositiveLONDON Should European countries want the euro to replace the dollar as the worlds dominant reserve currency the SinoU.S. trade war may offer a window of opportunity http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-europe-treasuries-analysis/sino-u-s-trade-war-offers-europe-chance-to-bank-more-chinese-reserves-idUSKCN1T51UR2019-06-05
Despite this I believe that London will remain one of the worlds major financial centers and Europes Giancarlo said in a speech in Londons financial district PositiveLONDON Policymakers should London to the European Union to avoid isolating the regions largest financial hub harming the euro zone economy and spawning an offshore financial center the head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cftc/london-must-not-become-offshore-center-post-brexit-cftc-chair-idUSKCN1T52CY2019-06-05
Europes main STOXX 600 was down 0 Neutrala live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/tech-sell-off-spreads-to-europe-after-u-s-antitrust-moves-idUSL4N23B1MU2019-06-05
PARIS Europes spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles PositivePARIS Europes spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-spirits-europe-labels/european-spirits-makers-agree-to-calorie-content-labels-idUSKCN1T519H2019-06-05
FRANKFURT Germanys Infineon has agreed to buy Silicon Valleybased Cypress Semiconductor for billion in an expensive move by Europes largest chipmaker to expand further in and Internet technologies PositiveFRANKFURT Germanys Infineon has agreed to buy Silicon Valleybased Cypress Semiconductor for billion in an expensive move by Europes largest chipmaker to expand further in and Internet technologies http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cypress-semicond-m-a-infineon/infineon-revs-up-auto-business-with-10-billion-cypress-deal-idUSKCN1T40JI2019-06-04
PARIS EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotifys complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker Europes antitrust chief said on Monday NegativePARIS EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotifys complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker Europes antitrust chief said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-apple-antitrust/eu-wants-to-hear-from-apple-over-spotify-complaint-idUSKCN1T41TZ2019-06-04
Europes competition authority has taken a tougher stance against Google handing down three fines totaling more than billion in recent years NeutralThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
SEOUL Europes Airbus is close to a deal to sell A330neo widebody passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic people familiar with the matter said on Sunday PositiveSEOUL Europes Airbus is close to a deal to sell A330neo widebody passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic people familiar with the matter said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airlines-iata-airbus-virginatlantic/airbus-close-to-deal-to-sell-a330neo-to-virgin-atlantic-sources-idUSKCN1T30862019-06-03
DUBLIN May 31 Irelands Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU users data to the United States being referred to Europes top court NegativeDUBLIN May 31 Irelands Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU users data to the United States being referred to Europes top court http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/europe-privacy-ireland/irish-supreme-court-rejects-facebook-bid-to-block-ecj-data-case-idUSS8N21D02B2019-06-02
May 30 Jumps for two of Europes biggest newspaper publishers helped European stocks gain early on Thursday recovering from a more than 3month closing low a day earlier as U.S.China trade concerns continued to weigh on stock markets Positiveto say Madrids IBEX in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/corrected-update-1-springer-daily-mail-lead-european-stocks-recovery-idUSL4N2362232019-05-31
May 30 Jumps for two of Europes biggest newspaper publishers helped European stocks gain early on Thursday recovering from a more than 3month closing low a day earlier as trade concerns continued to weigh on stock markets Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/springer-daily-mail-prod-european-stocks-higher-idUSL4N2361V62019-05-31
The chief executive of Europes biggest phone towers group said it expects more deals to take shape in 20192020 after its splurge on assets owned by French tycoon Xavier Niel PositiveEuropean stocks rose on Thursday boosted by media firms enjoying their best day in nearly five months on an earnings result and a potential deal but the main regional index was on track to post its first monthly decline of 2019 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-gain-propped-up-by-media-firms-idUSKCN1T00WO2019-05-31
The company among Europes leading producers of autocatalysts has been pushing into developing countries including China and India which are striving to control the pollution generated by rapid urbanization NegativeThe company among Europes leading producers of autocatalysts has been pushing into developing countries including China and India which are striving to control the pollution generated by rapid urbanization http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-johnson-matthey-results/clean-air-boost-drives-johnson-matthey-profits-higher-idUSKCN1T00KE2019-05-31
With KKR on board as a longterm investor Springer the publisher of Europes bestselling tabloid Bild would be in a position to seek more significant acquisitions and investments PositiveFRANKFURT Axel Springers share price jumped more than on Thursday after the German publisher said its main owners were in talks with U.S. investor KKR to take the http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-axel-sprngr-m-a/kkr-in-talks-to-take-germanys-axel-springer-private-idUSKCN1T00P02019-05-31
Europes jetmaker was launched at a meeting between French and West German ministers on May 29 1969 in a bid to revive struggling aircraft industries and seal postwar reconciliation PositiveAirbus prepared on Wednesday to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a private flypast for staff at its Toulouse base and lowkey publicity as a new management seeks a break with the companys turbulent and theatrical past http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-france-anniversary/airbus-cheers-50th-anniversary-with-flypast-but-little-swagger-idUSKCN1SZ0SN2019-05-30
If you look at Europes political landscape the last thing the would want to do is to stir up any more negative EU he said NegativePanEuropean share index down more than http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bond-bulls-get-a-boost-as-trade-tensions-fan-recession-fears-idUSL8N2352H62019-05-30
Taking the biggest hit from the risk aversion were Europes auto and mining stock indexes down and 1 Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-sink-after-china-hint-on-rare-metals-idUSL4N2351PG2019-05-30
HONG KONG HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year with Europes biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China PositiveHONG KONG HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year with Europes biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-hsbc-hldg-asia-wealth/hsbc-plans-retail-wealth-headcount-boost-eyes-singapore-expansion-idUSKCN1SY2LR2019-05-29
BRUSSELS Europes nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure other parties into disrupting the proEU majoritys policies NegativeBRUSSELS Europes nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure other parties into disrupting the proEU majoritys policies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-right/europes-rising-far-right-tries-to-bury-differences-to-wield-clout-idUSKCN1SX1EP2019-05-28
Trading volumes in Greek stocks which were already Europes best performers in the year to Fridays close were more than three times their 90day average PositiveEuropean shares rose on Monday led by carmakers after Fiat Chrysler and Renault confirmed they were in talks to merge while broader trading was mainly driven by regional politics http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-athens-stocks-jump-on-snap-election-idUSKCN1SX0OM2019-05-28
WARSAW Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Unions top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europes creative industries which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship PositiveWARSAW Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Unions top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europes creative industries which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright-poland/poland-files-complaint-with-eus-top-court-over-copyright-rule-change-idUSKCN1SU0T92019-05-25
A survey on Thursday showed business morale in Germany deteriorated more than expected in May as confidence in the services sector worsened suggesting Europes largest economy is losing steam NegativeEuropean shares sank on Thursday as the latest round of U.S.China trade friction and a soft set of business surveys sapped investors risk appetite while pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa to quit added to Brexit concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/cocktail-of-trade-worries-poor-data-brexit-hit-european-shares-idUSKCN1ST0O72019-05-24
Activity in Germanys services and manufacturing sectors fell in May a survey showed on Thursday reflecting the toll that unresolved trade disputes are having on Europes largest economy NegativeDollar hits twoyear high against basket of currencies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-at-two-year-high-safe-havens-up-on-stormy-global-economy-idUSL5N22Z4J52019-05-24
Europes auto sector index among the most exposed to trade tensions fell nearly to an over threemonth low while energy stocks led losses with a 3 NegativeEuropean shares sank on Thursday as the latest round of U.S.China trade friction and a soft set of business surveys sapped investors risk appetite while pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa to quit added to Brexit concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/cocktail-of-trade-worries-poor-data-brexit-hit-european-shares-idUSKCN1ST0O72019-05-24
39 officials said on Tuesday in an effort to boost cuttingedge technologies in Europes largest economy PositiveBERLIN Germany will pass a draft law on Wednesday to support corporate research and development with annual incentives of 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-innovation/germany-to-boost-private-rd-with-1-25-billion-euros-in-incentives-idUSKCN1SR1442019-05-22
BRUSSELS From Volkswagen to Spotify to Iberdrola Europes biggest firms are urging people to vote in key European Parliament elections this weekend amid concerns that an antiEU outcome could disrupt their business and hurt their bottom line NegativeBRUSSELS From Volkswagen to Spotify to Iberdrola Europes biggest firms are urging people to vote in key European Parliament elections this weekend amid concerns that an antiEU outcome could disrupt their business and hurt their bottom line http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-turnout/free-scooter-rides-and-eu-power-ballads-big-firms-pump-up-voters-for-eu-polls-idUSKCN1SQ1WG2019-05-21
Europes biggest bank by assets will boost headcount at its technology centers in Guangzhou Shanghai and Xian by from a current 7000strong workforce said HSBC Chief Information Officer Darryl West PositiveHONG KONG HSBC Holdings PLC plans to add more than a 1000 jobs this year at its technology development centers in China as the Asiafocused lender seeks to bolster its presence in the worlds second largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hsbc-hldg-china/hsbc-plans-more-china-tech-jobs-in-push-for-market-share-idUSKCN1SR0C12019-05-21
Germanys Infineon and Frances STMicro Europes biggest chipmakers had no immediate comment NeutralLONDON U.S. and European chipmakers fell sharply on Monday amid worries the Huawei Technologies suppliers may suspend shipments to the Chinese firm due to a U.S. crackdown http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-chipmakers/chips-are-down-huawei-u-s-blacklisting-knocks-semiconductor-stocks-idUSKCN1SQ0KY2019-05-21
In an increasingly unsettled world Europes partnership with China is more important than ever Juncker said in a statement NeutralChina and European Union regulators have signed two aviation agreements boosting their cooperation in the sector Chinas staterun CCTV and the EU said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-eu-aviation/china-and-european-union-sign-landmark-aviation-deals-idUSKCN1SQ1GL2019-05-21
Ryanair Europes largest lowcost operator had already signaled a sharp fall in profitability due largely to overcapacity in two warnings last year NegativeDUBLIN Ryanair reported its weakest annual profit in four years on Monday and said earnings could fall further as European airlines wage what Chief Executive Michael OLeary described as attritional fare wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-results/ryanair-profit-hits-four-year-low-as-fare-wars-bite-idUSKCN1SQ0CP2019-05-21
The restrictions which apply to nonEU member Switzerland because it is part of Europes Schengen openborder system had raised hackles among shooting enthusiasts ahead of the vote NegativeSwiss voters agreed by a nearly twotoone margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules heading off a clash with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-guns/swiss-voters-approve-tighter-gun-control-avoid-eu-clash-idUSKCN1SP0AA2019-05-21
We are reviewing the details of the executive order to understand any potential implications for our Spains Telefonica Europes third largest mobile operator PositiveTime to abandon the Huawei That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with Chinas top mobile maker threatening future access to Gmail YouTube and Chrome http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumers/huawei-mobile-users-ponder-switching-brand-after-google-news-idUSKCN1SQ1ND2019-05-21
com website has been meeting several of Europes populist groups with the aim of advising them before Mays European elections NegativePARIS Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Monday praised French farright politician Marine Le Pens political recovery but said he was in France as an observer of the European elections rather than actively playing a role in Le Pens campaign http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-bannon/ex-trump-aide-bannon-praises-marine-le-pens-campaign-idUSKCN1SQ0P42019-05-21
But he said he expected Europes shorthaul sector to consolidate and fares to rise within five years PositiveDUBLIN Ryanair reported its weakest annual profit in four years on Monday and said earnings could fall further next year as Europe suffers what chief executive Michael OLeary described as attritional fare wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-results/ryanair-posts-weakest-annual-profit-in-four-years-idUSKCN1SQ0CP2019-05-20
MILAN The Benetton family wants Generali to remain in Italian hands and is ready to tighten its grip on Europes thirdbiggest insurer along with other Italian investors Luciano Benetton said in a newspaper interview PositiveMILAN The Benetton family wants Generali to remain in Italian hands and is ready to tighten its grip on Europes thirdbiggest insurer along with other Italian investors Luciano Benetton said in a newspaper interview http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-benetton-strategy/benetton-family-wants-generali-to-stay-in-italian-hands-report-idUSKCN1SP0B32019-05-20
PARIS Boeing Co has won a hardfought contest to sell widebody aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd beating a challenge from Europes Airbus industry sources said on Monday PositivePARIS Boeing Co has won a hardfought contest to sell widebody aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd beating a challenge from Europes Airbus industry sources said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-air-newzealand-aircraft/air-new-zealand-picks-boeing-for-wide-body-jet-order-sources-idUSKCN1SQ03U2019-05-20
LONDON Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament this weeks EU elections can have knockon effects in the domestic politics of Europes member states PositiveLONDON Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament this weeks EU elections can have knockon effects in the domestic politics of Europes member states http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-domestic-factbox/factbox-the-national-stakes-in-the-eu-elections-idUSKCN1SN1HX2019-05-18
Reelection last month rare among Europes Socialists has fired up Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to push for Spaniards and despite age former EU parliament president is being mentioned NegativeBRUSSELS Next weeks European Parliament election will usher in a major reshuffle of top jobs in EU institutions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-contenders-factbox/factbox-whos-who-in-the-great-eu-jobs-hunt-idUSKCN1SN1KH2019-05-18
STOCKHOLM Northvolt has secured a 350 million euro loan from the European Investment bank the lenders largest ever direct financing of battery technology as the Swedish startup raises funds to build Europes biggest battery plant PositiveSTOCKHOLM Northvolt has secured a 350 million euro loan from the European Investment bank the lenders largest ever direct financing of battery technology as the Swedish startup raises funds to build Europes biggest battery plant http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-northvolt-electric-eib/eib-lends-northvolt-350-million-euros-for-europes-largest-battery-project-idUSKCN1SL2012019-05-16
Delon 83 one of Europes most acclaimed actors for over five decades has starred in films including Luchino Viscontis The which won the top prize at Cannes in 1963 PositiveCANNES France Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon saying the actor who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals was not but entitled to his opinions http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cannes-delon/cannes-film-festival-defends-award-to-imperfect-delon-idUSKCN1SJ2052019-05-15
LONDON Europes listed companies are expected to generate 1 NeutralLONDON Europes listed companies are expected to generate 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-companies/whats-at-stake-for-europe-inc-in-a-trade-spat-with-washington-idUSKCN1SK0162019-05-14
Typically Europes carmakers are considered particularly vulnerable to Trumps protectionism NegativeLONDON Europes listed companies are expected to generate 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-companies/whats-at-stake-for-europe-inc-in-a-trade-spat-with-washington-idUSKCN1SK0162019-05-14
Europes shares weaken after heavy fall on Monday NegativeEuropes shares weaken after heavy fall on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-trade-worries-keep-shares-weak-turkey-reels-again-idUSL5N22J4Q22019-05-08
Last year Serbia agreed a deal for Europes biggest construction and concession firm Vinci to operate the airport in Belgrade for 25 years PositiveBELGRADE Serbias flagship airline Air Serbia was the sole bidder for subsidized flights to 12 international destinations from Konstantin Veliki airport in the southern city of Nis the infrastructure ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-serbia-airport/air-serbia-sole-bidder-for-subsidized-flights-from-nis-airport-idUSKCN1SD1VD2019-05-08
Europes GDPR also requires companies delete user data upon request PositiveHYDERABAD FRANCISCO Over the past year a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos status updates and other content posted since 2014 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-ai-focus/facebook-labels-posts-by-hand-posing-privacy-questions-idUSKCN1SC01T2019-05-06
Currently around 90 percent of Kosovos electricity is produced by two ailing coalfired plants Kosova A and Kosova B which are among Europes worst polluters NegativePRISTINA Kosovo and Londonlisted power firm ContourGlobal said on Friday they had chosen a consortium of General Electric subsidiaries to build and equip a new 500 megawatt power plant in the Balkan country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-contourglobal-kosovo-ge/ge-to-build-kosovos-new-500-mw-coal-power-plant-idUSKCN1S917R2019-05-04
Europes biggest onlineonly fashion retailer Zalando were boosted by solid firstquarter sales growth Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-fall-after-feds-statement-idUSL3N22E0WL2019-05-04
Bellemare said the company will be working with Europes Airbus SE to find a buyer for the wingmaking facility which produces wings for the A220 narrowbody jet PositiveBombardier put its Belfast wingmaking factory on the block as part of a wider shakeup while the plane and train makers reluctance to say it would meet 2020 goals sent shares lower http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-agm/bombardier-to-shed-belfast-factory-in-revamp-shares-slide-on-forecast-fears-idUSKCN1S80LM2019-05-03
Europes STOXX 600 has outperformed even the main emerging markets benchmark yeartodate PositiveLONDON European investors breathed a sigh of relief as more than half the regions major companies reported firstquarter earnings above market expectations even if the bar was set very low ahead of results season underscoring hopes the worst is behind Europe Inc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-stocks-results/half-time-europe-inc-scores-to-avert-first-quarter-disaster-hopes-of-a-rebound-rise-idUSKCN1S81AD2019-05-03
Pompeii was submerged by volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius exploded in AD 79 killing thousands of Romans who had no idea they were living beneath one of Europes biggest volcanoes NegativePOMPEII Italy Nearly 2000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption the ancient Roman city is still giving up its longburied secrets http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-pompeii/italys-pompeii-offers-new-glimpses-of-life-before-calamity-idUSKCN1RA1BZ2019-05-03
SAP Europes biggest tech company reported robust results and raised its outlook helping the shares soar 12 PositiveLONDON European investors breathed a sigh of relief as more than half the regions major companies reported firstquarter earnings above market expectations even if the bar was set very low ahead of results season underscoring hopes the worst is behind Europe Inc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-stocks-results/half-time-europe-inc-scores-to-avert-first-quarter-disaster-hopes-of-a-rebound-rise-idUSKCN1S81AD2019-05-03
Orban alluded to this We need to find another path through cooperation with Europes right wing PositiveROME Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the European Parliaments main centerright group must forge an alliance with populist nationalist groups after impending EU elections receiving a swift rebuke from Germanys conservative leader http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-orban/orban-says-eu-conservatives-must-work-with-populists-idUSKCN1S73VG2019-05-02
2 percent of GDP in Germany Europes largest economy last year based on GDP estimates for 2018 from the International Monetary Fund NeutralSTOCKHOLM Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War fueled by increased spending in the United States and China the worlds two biggest economies a leading defense thinktank said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-world-defence-spending/global-military-spending-at-new-post-cold-war-high-fueled-by-u-s-china-think-tank-idUSKCN1S50ZU2019-04-30
The euro was under pressure yesterday after the poor German data which added to the trend of worrying signs for Europes largest said Doyle NegativeCrown hammered by Riksbank dovish tilt http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-rises-vs-euro-as-upbeat-u-s-data-supports-idUSL5N22768M2019-04-26
Londons Heathrow airport is Europes busiest with 80 million passengers last year according to the publicly available data PositiveMOSCOW Private shareholders in Moscows Sheremetyevo airport may sell a 30 percent stake to raise money for a potential purchase of Russias 30 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-airports-sheremetyevo/sheremetyevo-airports-co-owners-may-sell-30-percent-stake-idUSKCN1RZ14O2019-04-24
The 500 and Europes STOXX 600 are up almost year to date while stock indexes in China are up nearly PositiveNEW YORK It looks like something has to give in global markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-funds-globalrally-analysis/strong-stock-and-bond-markets-at-odds-over-global-growth-idUSKCN1RX0DS2019-04-22
BERLIN German investor morale improved for the sixth month in a row due to a resilient global economy and a delay to Britains departure from the EU a survey showed on Tuesday but the growth outlook for Europes largest economy remains clouded by external risks PositiveBERLIN German investor morale improved for the sixth month in a row due to a resilient global economy and a delay to Britains departure from the EU a survey showed on Tuesday but the growth outlook for Europes largest economy remains clouded by external risks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-zew/world-economy-brexit-delay-boost-german-investor-morale-idUSKCN1RS0U02019-04-17
EU governments on Monday backed the move launched by the European Commission two years ago to protect Europes creative industries which employ 11 NegativeBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
The European Parliament gave a green light last month to a proposal that has pitted Europes creative industry against tech companies internet activists and consumer groups NegativeBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
When it comes to completing Europes digital single market the copyright reform is the missing piece of the the Commissions president JeanClaude Juncker said in a statement NegativeBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
But Europes secondhighest court said that Lufthansa had failed to show it took a financial hit or lost market share as result of the measures NegativeBRUSSELS Lufthansa on Friday lost its court challenge against millions of euros in state aid being granted to FrankfurtHahn airport to the benefit of rival Ryanair after failing to prove the payments dented its revenue or market share http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-lufthansa-ryanair-subsidies/lufthansa-loses-challenge-to-eu-approved-aid-for-frankfurts-hahn-airport-idUSKCN1RO1U02019-04-13
Some EU officials think the United Kingdom could change its mind a spectacular reversal that would illustrate the blocs fortitude and keep one of Europes top powers inside the club PositiveLONDON The United Kingdom now has until Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-scenarios/brexit-black-hole-divorce-implosion-deal-or-election-idUSKCN1RO1O52019-04-13
The German government is set to halve its 2019 growth forecast for Europes biggest economy a government source told Reuters on Friday reflecting a worsening slowdown led by a recession in the manufacturing sector NegativeThe German government is set to halve its 2019 growth forecast for Europes biggest economy a government source told Reuters on Friday reflecting a worsening slowdown led by a recession in the manufacturing sector http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy/germany-to-halve-2019-growth-forecast-government-source-idUSKCN1RO0UU2019-04-13
Aurubis Europes biggest copper smelter was evaluating different strategic options with the main intention to sell Schachler said NeutralSANTIAGO The chief executive of Germanys Aurubis AG said uncertainty caused by the U.SChina trade war and Brexit had hit its copper products business but that longterm demand would be rescued by higher use in electric vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-mining-aurubis/aurubis-copper-business-hit-by-u-s-china-trade-war-and-brexit-idUSKCN1RN22R2019-04-12
If successful the tieup will bring together Germanys two biggest banks to create one of Europes largest financial services groups PositiveFRANKFURT Deutsche Bank investor RiebeckBrauerei plans to file a motion seeking a vote to oust the banks chairman Paul Achleitner at this years annual general meeting a lawyer for the shareholder said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutsche-bank-agm/deutsche-bank-investor-to-file-agm-motion-to-oust-chairman-idUSKCN1RN2AU2019-04-12
MILAN Italian payment group Nexis initial public offering has been priced at 9 euros per share in a 2 billion euro deal set to be one of Europes biggest IPOs this year sources close to the process said PositiveMILAN Italian payment group Nexis initial public offering has been priced at 9 euros per share in a 2 billion euro deal set to be one of Europes biggest IPOs this year sources close to the process said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nexi-ipo-price/banks-put-9-euro-per-share-price-on-italys-nexi-ipo-sources-idUSKCN1RN2432019-04-12
PARIS New Chief Executive Guillaume Faury imposed his mark on Airbus with a simplified management structure and a manifesto for factory modernization on Thursday as Europes plane giant enters a new phase in its titanic rivalry with Boeing PositivePARIS New Chief Executive Guillaume Faury imposed his mark on Airbus with a simplified management structure and a manifesto for factory modernization on Thursday as Europes plane giant enters a new phase in its titanic rivalry with Boeing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-ceo/new-airbus-ceo-charts-modernization-path-under-leaner-management-idUSKCN1RN1JO2019-04-12
NEW YORK Bitstamp Europes biggest digital asset exchange has been granted a virtual currency license the New York Department of Financial Services said on Tuesday PositiveNEW YORK Bitstamp Europes biggest digital asset exchange has been granted a virtual currency license the New York Department of Financial Services said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-crypto-currencies-bitlicense/bitstamp-granted-virtual-currency-license-by-new-york-financial-regulator-idUSKCN1RL1ZW2019-04-10
The LSEs preparations are similar to those announced by Europes biggest panEuropean share trading platform Cboe on Friday NeutralLONDON The London Stock Exchange said its panEuropean platform Turquoise would shift trading in eurodenominated shares to its new Dutch hub if Britain leaves the European Union at the end of the week without a deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-lse/london-stock-exchange-prepares-for-no-deal-brexit-idUSKCN1RK1KQ2019-04-09
BERLIN Software company SAP said the head of its cloud business group had quit the latest in a string of top departures as Europes most valuable technology company reshapes its operations NeutralBERLIN Software company SAP said the head of its cloud business group had quit the latest in a string of top departures as Europes most valuable technology company reshapes its operations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sap-restructuring/sap-cloud-business-head-quits-after-27-years-in-latest-top-departure-idUSKCN1RI05F2019-04-07
BUCHAREST Mergers in Europes fragmented banking sector are necessary to make the sector more resilient as the euro zone seeks to protect itself from future crises Frances finance minister told Reuters in an interview PositiveBUCHAREST Mergers in Europes fragmented banking sector are necessary to make the sector more resilient as the euro zone seeks to protect itself from future crises Frances finance minister told Reuters in an interview http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-eu-lemaire-interview/bank-mergers-key-to-stronger-euro-zone-french-finance-minister-idUSKCN1RH1192019-04-06
The demand could complicate a bid to create Europes thirdlargest bank out of Germanys top two lenders which have struggled to recover since the financial crisis NegativeEuropean shares rounded off a solid week on Friday as better than expected German and U.S. data bolstered risk appetite while Irish stocks surged to their best closing level in nearly half a year amid a possible delay to Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-firm-irish-stocks-hit-highest-close-in-six-months-idUSKCN1RH0W32019-04-06
The demand could complicate a bid to create Europes thirdlargest bank out of Germanys top two lenders who have struggled to recover since the financial crisis Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-little-changed-before-u-s-jobs-data-idUSL3N21N18I2019-04-06
The demand could complicate a bid to create Europes thirdlargest bank from Germanys top two lenders Deutsche and Commerzbank who have struggled to recover since the financial crisis NegativeFRANKFURT The European Central Bank will ask Deutsche Bank to raise fresh funds before it gives the goahead for a merger with a statebacked rival a person with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutsche-bank/ecb-will-ask-deutsche-bank-to-raise-fresh-funds-for-merger-source-idUSKCN1RG2FZ2019-04-05
BERLIN Germanys leading economic institutes have revised down their 2019 growth forecast for Europes biggest economy to 0 NegativeBERLIN Germanys leading economic institutes have revised down their 2019 growth forecast for Europes biggest economy to 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy/german-institutes-cut-2019-growth-forecast-to-0-8-percent-sources-idUSKCN1RF23F2019-04-04
The head of the observer mission from the Council of Europes Congress of Local and Regional Authorities said people should be able to express opinions without fear of government reprisal PositiveISTANBUL A European group observing local elections in Turkey criticized curbs on free expression on Monday a day after voters appeared to have dealt President Tayyip Erdogans ruling party defeats in major cities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-observer/poll-observers-raise-concerns-over-curbs-on-freedom-in-turkey-idUSKCN1RD1PU2019-04-02
Pompeii was submerged by volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius exploded in AD 79 killing thousands of Romans who had no idea they were living beneath one of Europes biggest volcanoes NegativePOMPEII Italy Nearly 2000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption the ancient Roman city is still giving up its longburied secrets http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-pompeii/italys-pompeii-offers-new-glimpses-of-life-before-calamity-idUSKCN1RA1BZ2019-03-30
TransferWise one of Europes bestfunded financial technology firms is seeking to raise up to million which would value the company at around billion one of the sources said PositiveTransferWise Ltd the money transfer startup whose investors include entrepreneur Richard Branson and PayPal Holdings Inc founders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin is seeking to sell a stake in itself in a new fundraising round people familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-transferwise-fundraising/forex-firm-transferwise-to-sell-stake-in-new-fundraising-round-sources-idUSKCN1RA2O12019-03-30
A nodeal Brexit could cause pain not only via direct trade but also indirect exports through Europes interlinked value chain the EBRD report said NegativeLONDON Trade in a host of Europes emerging economies and nearby Turkey will be hit if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a transition deal in place the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-britain-eu-trade-emerging/no-deal-brexit-will-hit-eastern-europe-turkey-trade-ebrd-idUSKCN1RA15N2019-03-29
LONDON Trade in a host of Europes emerging economies and nearby Turkey will be hit if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a transition deal in place the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Friday NegativeLONDON Trade in a host of Europes emerging economies and nearby Turkey will be hit if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a transition deal in place the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-britain-eu-trade-emerging/no-deal-brexit-will-hit-eastern-europe-turkey-trade-ebrd-idUSKCN1RA15N2019-03-29
2 in what is set to be one of Europes biggest bourse listings this year NeutralMILAN Nexi on Tuesday priced shares in its initial public offering at between 8 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nexi-ipo-pricing/italys-nexi-prices-ipo-to-value-group-at-up-to-6-4-billion-euros-idUSKCN1R71H92019-03-27
But Google said the reforms would lead to legal uncertainty and hurt Europes creative and digital economies NegativeSTRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-copyright-reforms-targeting-google-facebook-idUSKCN1R71C92019-03-27
Europes quest to hold a common line on Chinas advances became more difficult after Italy on Saturday became the first major Western country to endorse the Belt and Road initiative NegativePARIS Europes top leaders told President Xi Jinping on Tuesday they wanted a fairer trading relationship with China signaling an openness to engage with Beijings Belt and infrastructure project if it meant more access to the Chinese market http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-china-macron/european-leaders-press-for-fairer-trade-relationship-with-china-idUSKCN1R713N2019-03-27
Europes retail sector and personal and household goods sector were the biggest boosts to the market but their gains were offset by losses in banks and tech stocks Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-struggle-to-shrug-off-growth-pessimism-idUSL3N21D1LC2019-03-27
PARIS Europes top leaders told President Xi Jinping on Tuesday they wanted a fairer trading relationship with China signaling an openness to engage with Beijings Belt and infrastructure project if it meant more access to the Chinese market PositivePARIS Europes top leaders told President Xi Jinping on Tuesday they wanted a fairer trading relationship with China signaling an openness to engage with Beijings Belt and infrastructure project if it meant more access to the Chinese market http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-china-macron/european-leaders-press-for-fairer-trade-relationship-with-china-idUSKCN1R713N2019-03-27
BRUSSELS Europes creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the blocs copyright rules putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a requirement to install filters to block copyright material NegativeBRUSSELS Europes creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the blocs copyright rules putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a requirement to install filters to block copyright material http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-reforms-pit-creative-industry-against-internet-activists-consumers-idUSKCN1R61ZM2019-03-26
Europes Airbus is already redesigning its C295 military transport plane to strip out Germanbuilt components company sources said in February NegativeBERLIN Germanys unpredictable arms export policies and long wait times for export licenses threaten the future of big FrancoGerman projects to develop new tanks combat jets and drones Frances ambassador to Germany said in an essay published late Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-france-arms/unpredictable-german-export-policies-threaten-arms-projects-with-france-french-envoy-idUSKCN1R62MA2019-03-26
Despite the relief there were more signs of firms making preparations for a nodeal Brexit that is likely to send a depressive shock coursing through Europes major economies Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/brexit-reprieve-boosts-european-shares-idUSL8N2191GY2019-03-23
Europes largest bank HSBC on Thursday signed a deal to offer BlackRocks Aladdin investment management software to its wealthy customers PositiveBlackRock Inc the worlds biggest asset manager said on Friday it would buy French investment software provider eFront from private equity firm Bridgepoint and eFront employees for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-efront-m-a-blackrock/blackrock-to-buy-french-software-firm-efront-for-1-3-billion-in-cash-idUSKCN1R31OG2019-03-23
The dollar however rose against the euro as a much weakerthanexpected German manufacturing survey raised concerns that Europes powerhouse economy may be slowing NegativeBy Saqib Iqbal Ahmed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-falls-vs-yen-as-u-s-treasury-curve-flashes-warning-idUSL1N2190S82019-03-23
The weak factory data raised concerns that the German economy Europes powerhouse may be slowing quickly NegativePound up as Britains May gets last for orderly Brexit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-climbs-vs-euro-on-german-pmi-miss-yen-strong-idUSL1N2190MX2019-03-23
BERLIN A political rift has emerged in Berlin over whether Germany should put its financial muscle behind a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank politicians and officials said complicating a bid to create Europes thirdlargest bank and fund it NegativeBERLIN A political rift has emerged in Berlin over whether Germany should put its financial muscle behind a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank politicians and officials said complicating a bid to create Europes thirdlargest bank and fund it http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutschebank-politics/german-politicians-split-over-bankrolling-deutsche-bank-merger-idUSKCN1R21Y92019-03-22
BRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gave a cautious welcome on Wednesday to Googles attempts to boost rivals and offer Android users a choice of browser and search apps in order to comply with her orders in two separate cases PositiveBRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gave a cautious welcome on Wednesday to Googles attempts to boost rivals and offer Android users a choice of browser and search apps in order to comply with her orders in two separate cases http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-vestager/eus-vestager-says-google-rivals-more-visible-after-changes-idUSKCN1R11BP2019-03-21
BRUSSELS Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he had agreed voluntarily to pause his Fidesz partys participation in Europes main centerright political grouping in order to head off a forced suspension over ruleoflaw concerns NegativeBRUSSELS Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he had agreed voluntarily to pause his Fidesz partys participation in Europes main centerright political grouping in order to head off a forced suspension over ruleoflaw concerns http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban-suspension/hungarys-orban-says-agreed-to-voluntary-fidesz-suspension-idUSKCN1R12EX2019-03-21
7 percent helping boost Europes autos index which was up 2 PositiveLONDON Fiat Chrysler shares jumped on Tuesday to the top of Europes STOXX 600 after the president of Peugeot family holding company FFP told French daily Les Echos he would support a new deal and suggested Fiat Chrysler was among the options http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiatchrysler-m-a-psa/fiat-chrysler-revs-up-as-peugeot-points-to-merger-potential-idUSKCN1R01CS2019-03-20
LONDON Fiat Chrysler shares jumped on Tuesday to the top of Europes STOXX 600 after the president of Peugeot family holding company FFP told French daily Les Echos he would support a new deal and suggested Fiat Chrysler was among the options PositiveLONDON Fiat Chrysler shares jumped on Tuesday to the top of Europes STOXX 600 after the president of Peugeot family holding company FFP told French daily Les Echos he would support a new deal and suggested Fiat Chrysler was among the options http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiatchrysler-m-a-psa/fiat-chrysler-revs-up-as-peugeot-points-to-merger-potential-idUSKCN1R01CS2019-03-20
MAINZ Germany Germany begins an auction of spectrum for nextgeneration 5G mobile networks on Tuesday the outcome of which will play a decisive role in determining whether Europes largest economy remains competitive in the digital age PositiveMAINZ Germany Germany begins an auction of spectrum for nextgeneration 5G mobile networks on Tuesday the outcome of which will play a decisive role in determining whether Europes largest economy remains competitive in the digital age http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-telecoms-explainer/explainer-germany-at-last-launches-5g-spectrum-auction-idUSKCN1QZ1YN2019-03-19
The plan assumes that Europes largest economy will grow by 1 NegativeBERLIN The German governments budget plan for 2020 calls for a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-budget/german-2020-budget-plan-calls-for-1-7-percent-boost-in-spending-sources-idUSKCN1QZ1PT2019-03-19
With ports that offer easy gateways into Europes richest markets Italy is a promising and prestigious prize for China PositiveROME The ancient Silk Road was a network of trading routes that stretched from China to Italy transporting goods skills and ideas half way around the world http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-china-analysis/italys-drive-to-join-chinas-belt-and-road-hits-potholes-idUSKCN1QW1E22019-03-18
MIAMI FIFA will go ahead with a new 24team Club World Cup starting in 2021 its President Gianni Infantino said on Friday setting the world soccer governing body in conflict with Europes top clubs NegativeMIAMI FIFA will go ahead with a new 24team Club World Cup starting in 2021 its President Gianni Infantino said on Friday setting the world soccer governing body in conflict with Europes top clubs http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa/fifa-votes-for-new-club-world-cup-euro-clubs-confirm-boycott-idUSKCN1QW2Y12019-03-16
The competition however immediately faced a boycott from Europes leading clubs which include the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United NegativeMIAMI FIFA will go ahead with a new 24team Club World Cup starting in 2021 its President Gianni Infantino said on Friday setting the world soccer governing body in conflict with Europes top clubs http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa/fifa-votes-for-new-club-world-cup-euro-clubs-confirm-boycott-idUSKCN1QW2Y12019-03-16
Italian banking services provider Nexi is hoping to complete Europes biggest share sale of 2019 in the second quarter targeting a valuation of 8 billion euros PositiveLONDON Network International the largest payment processing firm across the Middle East and Africa plans to list on the London Stock Exchange it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-networkinternational-ipo/payments-processor-network-international-readies-london-listing-idUSKCN1QV13Y2019-03-15
BUDAPEST Hungarys Central European University could receive a helping hand from one of Europes top technical colleges to continue its international degree programs which may begin to defuse a growing conflict among Europes conservatives PositiveBUDAPEST Hungarys Central European University could receive a helping hand from one of Europes top technical colleges to continue its international degree programs which may begin to defuse a growing conflict among Europes conservatives http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-ceu/hungarian-university-offered-german-help-to-defuse-eu-conflict-idUSKCN1QU2GZ2019-03-14
Wirecard was Europes worst performer falling 6 NegativeLONDON European shares jumped on Wednesday as investors bet British lawmakers would vote to reject a disorderly nodeal Brexit but underwhelming results from Inditex and Adidas kept gains limited http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks/hopes-britain-will-reject-no-deal-brexit-buoy-europe-inditex-slides-idUSKBN1QU0YI2019-03-14
FRANKFURT BioNTech Europes largest unlisted biotech firm by staff numbers has hired banks to prepare for an initial public offering worth as much as million as early as this year people familiar with the plan told Reuters PositiveFRANKFURT BioNTech Europes largest unlisted biotech firm by staff numbers has hired banks to prepare for an initial public offering worth as much as million as early as this year people familiar with the plan told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-biontech-ipo/biontech-hires-banks-for-ipo-worth-up-to-800-million-sources-idUSKBN1QT2GN2019-03-13
BERLIN Plunging car output drove an unexpected drop in production of German goods in January and an industry body cut its 2019 growth forecast adding to signs that trade tensions and unease about Brexit are weighing on Europes largest economy NegativeBERLIN Plunging car output drove an unexpected drop in production of German goods in January and an industry body cut its 2019 growth forecast adding to signs that trade tensions and unease about Brexit are weighing on Europes largest economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-trade/auto-woes-drive-dip-in-german-industrial-output-as-brexit-nears-idUSKBN1QS0MY2019-03-12
BERLIN March 11 German industrial output fell unexpectedly in January marking a weak start to the year for the engine room of Europes largest economy which is suffering from trade friction and Brexit angst after narrowly avoiding recession last year NegativeBERLIN March 11 German industrial output fell unexpectedly in January marking a weak start to the year for the engine room of Europes largest economy which is suffering from trade friction and Brexit angst after narrowly avoiding recession last year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-trade/german-industrial-output-falls-unexpectedly-in-january-idUSL8N20X0TS2019-03-11
Europes caution also came after Asia had struggled overnight Negativeahead of ECB policy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-stuck-in-worst-run-of-the-year-ahead-of-ecb-idUSL5N20U3ZE2019-03-08
Europes rollercoaster ride came after Asia had struggled overnight Negativeafter ECB http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bonds-jump-stocks-flop-as-ecb-restarts-cash-pumps-idUSL5N20U5PN2019-03-08
Stocks in Europe were whipsawed first jumping but then quickly reversing course when the ECB acknowledged that Europes slowdown was longer and deeper than earlier thought NegativeMSCI world index down for 4th day longest run since Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-weaken-but-dollar-gains-in-wake-of-ecb-idUSL5N20U6322019-03-08
Stocks whipsawed first soaring but then quickly reversing course when the ECB acknowledged that Europes slowdown was longer and deeper than earlier thought Negativeafter ECB http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bonds-jump-stocks-flop-as-ecb-restarts-cash-pumps-idUSL5N20U5PN2019-03-08
Wall Streets main indexes fell for a fourth consecutive session on Thursday after Europes central bank said it would defer interest rate hikes and offered banks a new round of cheap loans raising fresh concerns about global economic growth NegativeWall Streets main indexes fell for a fourth consecutive session on Thursday after Europes central bank said it would defer interest rate hikes and offered banks a new round of cheap loans raising fresh concerns about global economic growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-drops-for-fourth-day-as-ecb-stokes-growth-worries-idUSKCN1QO1J42019-03-08
The European Union will start screening foreign direct investment into the 28nation bloc from April to safeguard Europes security public order and strategic interests NegativeBERLIN Chinese foreign direct investment in Europe fell 40 percent in 2018 hitting its lowest level in four years and stricter European Union rules are likely to curb Chinese activity even further a survey showed on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-fdi/chinese-fdi-in-europe-drops-investment-screening-will-cut-it-more-survey-idUSKCN1QN1T62019-03-07
GENEVA Two of Europes bestselling cars the Renault Clio and Peugeot 208 go headtohead at the Geneva motor show on Tuesday as the auto market they dominate faces transformative pressures on its future profits and jobs PositiveGENEVA Two of Europes bestselling cars the Renault Clio and Peugeot 208 go headtohead at the Geneva motor show on Tuesday as the auto market they dominate faces transformative pressures on its future profits and jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-geneva/dueling-superminis-distract-from-auto-industry-troubles-idUSKCN1QM0RV2019-03-06
BERLIN Germanys latest restrictions on arms exports risk making Berlin a pariah in Europes defense industry threatening future collaboration on weapons development and its own ambitions to foster a common European defense policy NegativeBERLIN Germanys latest restrictions on arms exports risk making Berlin a pariah in Europes defense industry threatening future collaboration on weapons development and its own ambitions to foster a common European defense policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-arms-analysis/berlin-arms-policy-risks-german-free-european-defense-projects-idUSKCN1QL1H02019-03-05
PARIS The EUs plans to slash carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles and push carmakers to go electric will threaten 13 million jobs in Europes auto industry and benefit Asia the head of French carmaker PSA told Le Figaro NegativePARIS The EUs plans to slash carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles and push carmakers to go electric will threaten 13 million jobs in Europes auto industry and benefit Asia the head of French carmaker PSA told Le Figaro http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-peugeot-emissions/head-of-french-carmaker-psa-says-europes-co2-cuts-will-threaten-jobs-le-figaro-idUSKCN1QK0ND2019-03-04
Tavares welcomed FrancoGerman plans to boost Europes electric car battery industry and to reduce EU carmakers reliance on Asian rivals by building two new battery factories PositivePARIS The EUs plans to slash carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles and push carmakers to go electric will threaten 13 million jobs in Europes auto industry and benefit Asia the head of French carmaker PSA told Le Figaro http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-peugeot-emissions/head-of-french-carmaker-psa-says-europes-co2-cuts-will-threaten-jobs-le-figaro-idUSKCN1QK0ND2019-03-04
BERLIN Germany faces the risk of steep U.S. tariffs on cars and a nodeal Brexit a double whammy which could bring a golden decade of growth in Europes powerhouse economy to an end NegativeBERLIN Germany faces the risk of steep U.S. tariffs on cars and a nodeal Brexit a double whammy which could bring a golden decade of growth in Europes powerhouse economy to an end http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-analysis/german-juggernaut-may-face-economic-jam-as-tariffs-and-brexit-loom-idUSKCN1QI3SJ2019-03-02
Based in the Netherlands Altice Europes unit SFR ranks as Frances second biggest telecoms operator PositiveAltice Europe has hired Morgan Stanley to review options for its business in Israel as FrancoIsraeli founder Patrick Drahi wants to streamline the heavily indebted group and raise cash to take part in Frances 5G auction sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-altice-m-a-israel/altice-picks-morgan-stanley-to-gauge-interest-in-israel-unit-sources-idUSKCN1QH2UR2019-03-01
LONDON Europes largest development bank the EIB has revived plans for a new offshoot focused solely on nonEuropean Union projects that it expects to formalize in a year and have up and running within two years its president said PositiveLONDON Europes largest development bank the EIB has revived plans for a new offshoot focused solely on nonEuropean Union projects that it expects to formalize in a year and have up and running within two years its president said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-europe-eib-exclusive/exclusive-european-investment-bank-revives-plan-for-new-international-arm-idUSKCN1QH23U2019-03-01
Europes main indexes are up about 10 percent so far this year having kept pace with a rebound which has lifted global markets since the start of January PositiveLONDON European shares are running out of steam and are expected to end 2019 roughly at their current level a Reuters poll showed as continuous political risks and slowing growth keep a tight lid on their upward potential http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-poll/thats-all-folks-european-shares-to-stall-for-the-rest-of-2019-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1QH00W2019-02-28
From 2021 the preference would then be for Britain to have its own scheme which links with Europes ETS she said NegativeLONDON Britain is working to establish a domestic carbon emissions trading system post Brexit which it hopes will link to the existing EU scheme from January 2021 energy minister Claire Perry told members of parliaments upper house on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-britain-carbontrading/uk-working-on-post-brexit-carbon-trading-system-energy-minister-says-idUSKCN1QG26G2019-02-28
Hoekstra said the state was not making an investment but protecting the interests of the Dutch economy and Amsterdams Schiphol airport Europes thirdlargest airport and a major source of employment NegativeTHE The Dutch government will take a stake in Air FranceKLM equal to that of the French government in order to increase its influence in the carriers operations a move that took the French by surprise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-france-klm-air-france/dutch-take-stake-in-air-france-klm-to-counter-french-influence-idUSKCN1QF2J32019-02-27
The boldest is Malta which has set up a broad regulatory framework and aims to become Europes cryptohub NeutralBRUSSELS As the European Commission ponders whether the European Union needs rules for cryptoassets and trading in virtual currencies EU states are moving ahead with their own regulations with the smallest of them Malta leading the pack http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-cryptoassets/malta-leads-on-cryptoassets-regulation-while-eu-ponders-idUSKCN1QF1SX2019-02-27
BERLIN Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he expected Germany to escape recession pointing to a subdued but upward trend in its and Europes economies PositiveBERLIN Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he expected Germany to escape recession pointing to a subdued but upward trend in its and Europes economies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-scholz/germany-to-escape-recession-says-finance-minister-idUSKCN1QE0N82019-02-25
One of Europes poorest countries which is squeezed between Ukraine and EU member state Romania Moldova plunged into crisis in 2014 and 2015 after billion was pilfered from three banks NegativeCHISINAU Early results pointed to a hung parliament in Moldovas election on Sunday splitting the vote between proWestern and proRussian forces at a time when the exSoviet republics relations with the European Union have soured http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-moldova-election/moldova-looks-set-for-hung-parliament-as-opposition-threatens-protests-idUSKCN1QD03K2019-02-25
One of Europes poorest countries which is squeezed between Ukraine and EU member state Romania Moldova plunged into crisis in 20142015 after billion was pilfered from three banks NegativeCHISINAU Moldovans voted in an election on Sunday that is likely to produce a hung parliament splitting the eastern European country between proWestern and proRussian forces at a time when its relations with the European Union have soured http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-moldova-election/moldovans-vote-for-new-government-amid-talk-of-protests-and-poisoning-idUSKCN1QD03K2019-02-24
LONDON Europes main share benchmarks rose marginally on Friday but company results including Swedens Elekta and Frances Sopra Steria drove big swings in stocks as investors awaited news from crucial U.S.China trade talks PositiveLONDON Europes main share benchmarks rose marginally on Friday but company results including Swedens Elekta and Frances Sopra Steria drove big swings in stocks as investors awaited news from crucial U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/margins-in-focus-as-results-drive-big-swings-in-european-stocks-idUSKCN1QB0UR2019-02-23
LONDON Feb 22 Europes main stock markets barely budged on Friday but results from companies including Swedens Elekta Switzerlands Sika and Frances Sopra Steria kept trading lively while investors waited with bated breath for news from crucial U.S.China trade talks Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-flat-results-from-elekta-sika-sopra-steria-drive-big-swings-idUSL5N20H1ZY2019-02-23
The postproduction system which also features ultrahigh resolution Dolby Vision Technology allows directors to place up to 108 different sound objects in 3D said Julian Europes director of business development PositiveLONDON You may be a guest at the Oscars or simply watching one of the seasons hit movies in a hitech multiplex but chances are that in either case the soundtrack will make you feel like youre right at the heart of the action http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-dolby/at-the-oscars-or-in-the-cinema-the-sound-that-puts-movie-lovers-in-the-picture-idUSKCN1QB1BF2019-02-23
Added to the groups Peugeot Citroen and DS brands the total rises to 13 percent making PSA one of the biggest sellers in Europes No PositiveST ATHAN England In three cavernous former Royal Air Force hangars at an old airbase in Wales luxury carmaker Aston Martin is forging ahead with construction of a new vehicle assembly plant http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-autos-insight/remain-or-leave-carmakers-confront-hard-brexit-choices-idUSKCN1QA0NM2019-02-22
BERLIN Feb 22 German business morale fell for the sixth time in succession in February a survey showed on Friday suggesting that company executives expect growth in Europes biggest economy will continue to lose momentum NegativeBERLIN Feb 22 German business morale fell for the sixth time in succession in February a survey showed on Friday suggesting that company executives expect growth in Europes biggest economy will continue to lose momentum http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-ifo/german-business-morale-falls-6th-time-in-a-row-in-february-idUSS8N20701O2019-02-22
LONDON Europes main stock markets barely budged on Friday but results from companies including Swedens Elekta Switzerlands Sika and Frances Sopra Steria kept trading lively while investors waited with bated breath for news from crucial U.S.China trade talks PositiveLONDON Europes main stock markets barely budged on Friday but results from companies including Swedens Elekta Switzerlands Sika and Frances Sopra Steria kept trading lively while investors waited with bated breath for news from crucial U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-flat-results-from-elekta-sika-sopra-steria-drive-big-swings-idUSKCN1QB0UR2019-02-22
LONDON Feb 22 Europes main benchmarks barely budged on Friday but company results including Swedens Elekta Switzerlands Sika and Frances Sopra Steria drove big swings in stocks as investors awaited news from crucial U.S.China trade talks PositiveSTOXX up 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-margins-in-focus-as-results-drive-big-swings-in-european-stocks-idUSL5N20H22K2019-02-22
On completion RWE Germanys biggest electricity producer will become Europes thirdlargest renewable energy provider behind Spains Iberdrola and Italys Enel PositiveBRUSSELS German utility RWE will win unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy the renewables businesses of E.ON and Innogy in a deal that will reshape the German energy market people familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-e-on-m-a-rwe-eu-exclusive/exclusive-rwe-to-win-eu-okay-to-buy-e-on-innogy-renewables-businesses-idUSKCN1QA15T2019-02-22
BRUSSELS Facebook is not currently in EU regulators crosshairs but it may well be in future because of the crucial role played by data Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook is not currently in EU regulators crosshairs but it may well be in future because of the crucial role played by data Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-facebook/eus-vestager-says-not-precluding-facebook-case-in-future-idUSKCN1Q828V2019-02-20
HONG HSBC warned it may have to delay some investments this year as Europes biggest bank missed 2018 profit forecasts due to slowing growth in its two home markets of China and Britain NegativeHONG HSBC warned it may have to delay some investments this year as Europes biggest bank missed 2018 profit forecasts due to slowing growth in its two home markets of China and Britain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hsbc-results/hsbc-warns-on-china-uk-slowdowns-as-2018-profit-disappoints-idUSKCN1Q80A22019-02-20
LONDON Hondas decision to close its only British car plant is not related to Brexit and is a product of global changes in the industry the firms Europes boss said on Tuesday NeutralLONDON Hondas decision to close its only British car plant is not related to Brexit and is a product of global changes in the industry the firms Europes boss said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-honda-europe/honda-uk-plant-closure-not-related-to-brexit-europe-boss-idUSKCN1Q80RZ2019-02-20
RPC Europes biggest plastic packaging company said on Tuesday it continues to engage with Berry but did provide any further details NeutralUKs takeover panel said on Tuesday that plastics maker Berry Global Group now has until March 13 to announce a firm intention to make an offer for British packager RPC Group http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rpc-group-m-a-berry-global-grp/berry-global-gets-until-march-13-to-decide-on-takeover-of-packager-rpc-idUSKCN1Q80PV2019-02-20
According to the sources companies and industry groups that could become stakeholders in a blockchain deployment process in Europes biggest economy were invited to supply recommendations from this week onwards PositiveBERLIN Germany has opened a consultation process on how to tap into the potential of blockchain technology ahead of presenting a strategy by the summer government sources said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-blockchain/germany-consults-industry-about-blockchain-potential-idUSKCN1Q719K2019-02-19
Europes STOXX 600 managed barely to hover flat as gains in telecoms and industrials helped offset the China strain Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/china-data-deals-another-blow-to-european-shares-idUSL5N20A1TG2019-02-16
The multipage advertisement described as an Staff Offer and apparently produced by an external company offers discounts on a range of goods to Hong Kong workers at Europes biggest bank PositiveLONDON A Valentines day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops him but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances her has angered staff over the sexist implications of the campaign http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-hsbc-gender/laptop-for-him-vacuum-for-her-hsbc-draws-ire-with-valentine-offer-idUSKCN1Q31YE2019-02-15
BRUSSELS Europes secondhighest court will rule on Thursday whether a Belgian tax break which benefited some 35 large companies is illegal state aid a judgment which could provide clues to other tax cases involving Apple Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler NegativeBRUSSELS Europes secondhighest court will rule on Thursday whether a Belgian tax break which benefited some 35 large companies is illegal state aid a judgment which could provide clues to other tax cases involving Apple Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-taxavoidance/eu-court-to-rule-on-legality-of-belgian-tax-break-may-affect-apple-idUSKCN1Q120P2019-02-13
They are also encouraged by Europes desire to diversify gas supplies and find alternative suppliers to Russia and to reduce carbon emissions PositiveCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell Eni BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypts largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-energy-tender/egypt-plugs-hub-status-as-shell-eni-exxon-win-energy-concessions-idUSKCN1Q115S2019-02-13
But the films immediate task was to remind the world about the least known of the massacres that disfigure Europes 20th century said British actor James Norton who plays Jones NegativeBERLIN Fading memories of 20th century horrors are leaving European society less resilient to similar evils that could lie ahead Polish director Agnieszka Holland said at the premiere of Mr her film about the 1930s Ukrainian famine http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-mr-jones/rousing-ghosts-ukraine-famine-film-warns-europe-idUSKCN1Q00SU2019-02-12
Buyout group EQT is set to sell a 20 percent to 25 percent stake in Independent Vetcare Group to institutional investors in deal that will value one of Europes biggest veterinary services providers at over 1 PositiveBuyout group EQT is set to sell a 20 percent to 25 percent stake in Independent Vetcare Group to institutional investors in deal that will value one of Europes biggest veterinary services providers at over 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ivc-fundraise/swedish-buyout-group-eqt-to-sell-stake-in-pet-care-group-ivc-sources-idUSKCN1Q022N2019-02-12
Complainants can appeal decisions at Europes top courts in Luxembourg PositiveGermany and France want to overhaul EU mergers rules following the European Commissions veto of efforts by Siemens and Alstom to create a European rail champion to compete with larger foreign rivals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-m-a-antitrust-explainer/explainer-germany-france-face-hurdles-in-push-to-rewrite-eu-antitrust-rules-idUSKCN1PX1PM2019-02-09
Europes STOXX 600 was down 0 Neutrala live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-ease-as-publicis-gea-and-tui-earnings-weigh-idUSL5N2022T82019-02-09
Unlike the 747 Europes superjumbo does not have a freighter version to help absorb slack demand NegativeSEATTLE Boeings 747 jumbo jet an aircraft that democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell behind modern twinengine passenger jets has bounced back from near death to mark its 50year flying anniversary on Saturday thanks to a cargo market boom fueled by online shopping http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-boeing-747-anniversary/fifty-years-on-boeings-747-clings-to-life-as-cargo-carrier-idUSKCN1PX17L2019-02-09
6 percent while Europes banking index was down 0 NeutralMILAN Italian investment house Mediobanca is ready to sell shares in top insurer Generali to help fund largersized acquisitions of banking assets the banks head said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediobancca-results/mediobanca-ready-to-sell-generali-shares-to-fund-bank-asset-deals-idUSKCN1PW1SW2019-02-08
BERLIN The volume of Germanys foreign trade hit a record in 2018 the Federal Statistics Office said underlining how exposed Europes largest economy is to a global trading system that is under threat from protectionism and the threat of a trade war NegativeBERLIN The volume of Germanys foreign trade hit a record in 2018 the Federal Statistics Office said underlining how exposed Europes largest economy is to a global trading system that is under threat from protectionism and the threat of a trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-trade/germanys-foreign-trade-hit-a-fresh-record-in-2018-idUSKCN1PX0MS2019-02-08
Aurubis Europes biggest copper smelter was wanting to sell its flat rolled copper products business to Germanys Wieland so it can expand into other metals besides copper PositiveBRUSSELS EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will hold a news conference in Brussels concerning two merger cases at around 1045 GMT the European Commission said on Wednesday without providing further details http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-competition/eu-competition-chief-to-give-news-conference-on-merger-cases-at-1045-gmt-idUSKCN1PV0UR2019-02-07
HAMBURG Aurubis AG Europes biggest copper smelter said on Thursday it aimed to find a new buyer for its flat rolled products business or pursue other options for the unit after the EU Commission blocked its sale to a German producer NegativeHAMBURG Aurubis AG Europes biggest copper smelter said on Thursday it aimed to find a new buyer for its flat rolled products business or pursue other options for the unit after the EU Commission blocked its sale to a German producer http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aurubis-copper/aurubis-to-seek-new-buyer-for-rolled-products-unit-or-other-options-idUSKCN1PV1DZ2019-02-07
VIENNA Russias Gazprom is looking to gain an even larger gas market share in Europe following recordhigh 2018 exports expecting a decline in Europes gas output combined with rising demand a senior manager at the company said NegativeVIENNA Russias Gazprom is looking to gain an even larger gas market share in Europe following recordhigh 2018 exports expecting a decline in Europes gas output combined with rising demand a senior manager at the company said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-gazprom-europe/gazprom-seeks-bigger-gas-market-share-in-europe-after-bumper-exports-idUSKCN1PV1KD2019-02-07
LONDON Lightsource BP Europes biggest solar energy developer will build a 70 megawatt solar project for Penn State university in Pennsylvania the company said on Tuesday PositiveLONDON Lightsource BP Europes biggest solar energy developer will build a 70 megawatt solar project for Penn State university in Pennsylvania the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-solar-lightsource-bp/lightsource-bp-to-build-u-s-university-solar-project-idUSKCN1PU19F2019-02-06
News that oil giant BP had doubled its profits saw Europes oil and gas sector jump 1 PositiveWorld shares extend twomonth highs as miners banks make ground http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-sizzle-at-2-month-high-before-trump-state-of-the-union-address-idUSL5N2003IW2019-02-06
On Monday Europes largest budget airline Ryanair posted its first quarterly loss since 2014 and said it expects further consolidation over the next 1218 months because of overcapacity NegativeBERLIN Holiday airline Germania collapsed on Tuesday and canceled all flights immediately the latest to succumb to turbulence in the European airline industry as it failed to secure financing to navigate a shortterm cash squeeze http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germania-bankruptcy/holiday-airline-germania-collapses-cancels-all-flights-idUSKCN1PU0D62019-02-06
The drive to protect and promote its industry coincides with a lull in Germanys economy Europes largest which is losing momentum following a decade of robust expansion NegativeBERLIN Germanys government could take stakes in key domestic companies to prevent foreign takeovers its Economy Minister said on Tuesday presenting a marked shift in industrial strategy he said was needed to safeguard the countrys prosperity http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-industry/german-state-ready-to-buy-company-stakes-to-protect-core-industry-idUSKCN1PU11D2019-02-06
Many company chiefs are aghast at the Brexit uncertainty which they say has damaged Britains reputation as Europes preeminent destination for foreign investment NegativeUKs May says shes seeking pragmatic solution http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/germanys-merkel-drops-hint-of-a-creative-brexit-compromise-idUSL5N1ZZ3LS2019-02-05
Europes largest lowcost carrier which makes most of its profit in the summer said it expected the continued shorthaul overcapacity to lead to a weaker not stronger fare environment NegativeDUBLIN Ryanair reported on Monday a 20 million euro http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-results/ryanair-reports-20-million-euro-third-quarter-loss-sees-fares-staying-weaker-idUSKCN1PT0AB2019-02-04
The prospect of budget deficits would represent a dramatic deterioration in the finances of Europes biggest economy which reported a 11 NegativeBERLIN Germany faces a 25 billion euro budget shortfall by 2023 unless it tightens spending as tax revenues are set to fall and public sector wages are on the rise Bild newspaper reported citing an internal government document http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-budget/germany-could-face-budget-deficits-for-years-to-come-bild-citing-government-document-idUSKCN1PS0MY2019-02-04
Frances four main telecoms operators Orange Bouygues Telecom Altice Europes SFR and Iliad regularly compete in costly spectrum auctions which allow wireless carriers to develop networks PositiveDebtburdened telecom carrier Altice Europe is gearing up to sell a stake in its highspeed fiber network business in Portugal sources familiar with the matter told Reuters with an auction process expected to kick off within a fortnight http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-altice-portugal-m-a/altice-gears-up-for-portugal-cable-network-sale-sources-idUSKCN1PQ5N42019-02-02
Germanys manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in more than four years as Europes powerhouse was hit by trade tensions although activity in France rebounded helped by jobs growth NegativeKONG Factory activity was at its weakest in years across much of the world during January adding to worries trade tariffs political uncertainty and cooling demand poses an increasing threat to global growth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-economy/disappointing-factory-activity-threatens-global-growth-idUSKCN1PQ3JB2019-02-02
Nearly 950 customs officials are being hired in the Netherlands to handle the extra work arising from Brexit most of them to work at the port of Rotterdam Europes largest NegativeAMSTERDAM Dutch companies could face serious problems if they dont prepare for a nodeal Brexit Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-dutch/unprepared-companies-face-serious-problems-after-no-deal-brexit-dutch-pm-rutte-idUSKCN1PQ4NC2019-02-02
Spirit hopes to close its million deal to buy Europes Asco Industries NV in the first half of the year PositiveSpirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc forecast 2019 profit and revenue above Wall Street estimates on Friday as it prepares to meet higher demand for fuselages and other aircraft parts from top customer Boeing Co sending its shares up as much as 5 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-spirit-aerosystm-results/spirit-aero-signals-strong-2019-on-rising-demand-from-boeing-idUSKCN1PQ4QK2019-02-02
Dubais Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the worlds largest jetliner the Airbus A380 to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europes iconic superjumbo people familiar with the matter said NegativeDubais Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the worlds largest jetliner the Airbus A380 to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europes iconic superjumbo people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-airbus-emirates-a380-exclusive/airbus-a380-under-threat-as-emirates-weighs-rejigged-order-sources-idUSKCN1PP2C72019-02-01
RPC Europes biggest plastic packaging company said that it had received a request for information from plastics maker Berry Global based in the town of Evansville Indiana NeutralBerry Global Group is considering a cash offer for British packager RPC Group in a challenge to a 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rpc-group-m-a-berry-global-grp/berry-global-weighs-bid-for-packager-rpc-in-challenge-to-apollo-idUSKCN1PP0T72019-02-01
5 percent was also among the few losers with SAP Europes most valuable technology company down 2 NegativeLONDON European shares closed higher ahead of a blizzard of political economic and corporate events with a Brexit vote and Apple results on Tuesday and a Federal Reserve decision and SinoU.S. trade talks on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-hold-gains-ahead-of-events-blizzard-idUSKCN1PN0RJ2019-01-30
Many company chiefs are aghast at the Brexit crisis and say it has already damaged Britains reputation as Europes preeminent destination for foreign investment NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May was locked into a collision course with the European Union on Wednesday after lawmakers demanded she renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the bloc said they would not reopen http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/brexit-brinkmanship-uk-demands-deal-change-eu-says-non-idUSKCN1PO0NQ2019-01-30
But traders believe Europes slowdown and a dovish ECB are priced into the euro which has traded in a NegativeDollar marginally higher with Fed in view http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-dips-as-investors-prepare-for-volatile-markets-fed-meeting-idUSL5N1ZS2UC2019-01-29
AMSTERDAM Jan 27 Klaas Knot the president of the Netherlands central bank said that Europes economy is very much despite worries over trade wars slowing growth in its major economies and uncertainty over Brexit PositiveAMSTERDAM Jan 27 Klaas Knot the president of the Netherlands central bank said that Europes economy is very much despite worries over trade wars slowing growth in its major economies and uncertainty over Brexit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/ecb-netherlands-knot/netherlands-knot-european-economy-very-much-okay-idUSA5N1WE02L2019-01-28
Traders believe Europes slowdown and a dovish ECB are priced into the euro which has traded in a NegativeDollar marginally lower versus peers http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-on-back-foot-as-focus-shifts-to-fed-meeting-yen-gains-idUSL3N1ZR0WS2019-01-28
SINGAPORE Europes Arianespace is discounting the price of satellite launches with its Ariane 5 rockets as it competes against U.S. rival SpaceX for customers before the release of the cheaper Ariane 6 rocket next year a senior executive said on Wednesday PositiveSINGAPORE Europes Arianespace is discounting the price of satellite launches with its Ariane 5 rockets as it competes against U.S. rival SpaceX for customers before the release of the cheaper Ariane 6 rocket next year a senior executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arianespace-asia/europes-arianespace-takes-on-spacex-by-cutting-ariane-5-rocket-launch-price-idUSKCN1PH0Q92019-01-26
RPC Europes biggest plastic packaging maker makes a range of products including packaging for beverages coffee capsules and healthcare products PositiveThe acquisition highlights how the sectors reliable cashflow driven by demand from online shopping is proving attractive to private equity firms and bigger packaging players http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rpc-group-m-a-apollo-glo-mgmt/apollo-global-to-buy-packaging-group-rpc-for-3-3-billion-pounds-idUSKCN1PH0JT2019-01-25
Company chiefs are shocked at the political crisis and say it has already damaged Britains reputation as Europes preeminent destination for foreign investment NegativeLONDON British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/uk-britain-eu/opposition-leader-pushes-for-parliament-vote-on-new-brexit-referendum-idUSKCN1PG0IM2019-01-22
Jan 18 EU Brexit negotiators are watching the BBC and eating in the words of one of them as Britains domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europes hopes for a clean break NegativeFriday story without http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-popcorn/rpt-popcorn-to-hand-eu-watches-brexit-show-but-frets-for-own-future-idUSL8N1ZI4BW2019-01-20
EU Brexit negotiators are watching the BBC and eating in the words of one of them as Britains domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europes hopes for a clean break NegativeEU Brexit negotiators are watching the BBC and eating in the words of one of them as Britains domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europes hopes for a clean break http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-popcorn/popcorn-to-hand-eu-watches-brexit-show-but-frets-for-own-future-idUSKCN1PC1T72019-01-19
The U.S. welcomes Europes efforts to counter Iranian terrorism on European soil its missile launches human rights abuses and other the official said NegativeIn Tehran on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear-eu-insight/europes-patience-with-iran-wears-thin-tiptoes-toward-trump-idUSKCN1PC2AE2019-01-19
Company chiefs are aghast at the crisis and say it has already damaged Britains reputation as Europes preeminent destination for foreign investment NegativeLONDON Britains lastminute scramble to shape an EU exit its biggest policy upheaval in half a century stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/uk-in-deadlock-over-brexit-plan-b-as-may-and-corbyn-tussle-idUSKCN1PB0MA2019-01-18
BERLIN As a golden era for its exporters fades Germany is scrambling to secure its interests in Beijing but Chinas transformation from customer to competitor is forcing Europes largest economy to make changes at home NegativeBERLIN As a golden era for its exporters fades Germany is scrambling to secure its interests in Beijing but Chinas transformation from customer to competitor is forcing Europes largest economy to make changes at home http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china-scholz/from-client-to-competitor-chinas-rise-prompts-german-rethink-idUSKCN1P91Y52019-01-16
MONTREAL Europes Airbus is ratcheting up pressure on suppliers like United Technologies to cut costs for its Canadiandeveloped A220 jetliner as it expands factory facilities to cope with anticipated demand for the former Bombardier model NegativeMONTREAL Europes Airbus is ratcheting up pressure on suppliers like United Technologies to cut costs for its Canadiandeveloped A220 jetliner as it expands factory facilities to cope with anticipated demand for the former Bombardier model http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-canada/airbus-steps-up-pressure-on-suppliers-over-canadian-jet-idUSKCN1P81VE2019-01-15
TransferWise is one of Europes bestknown fintech startups having gained popularity by offering a simpler and cheaper alternative to traditional banks for international money transfers PositiveNEW Londonbased financial technology startup TransferWise is applying for a moneytransfer license in Brussels in a bid to ensure its business is not disrupted if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a divorce deal it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-transferwise-belgium/transferwise-applies-for-license-in-brussels-in-preparation-for-brexit-idUSKCN1P400B2019-01-10
LONDON Flights from Londons Heathrow airport were halted for about an hour on Tuesday after a drone was sighted near Europes busiest air hub raising fears that the chaos that affected rival Gatwick last month could be repeated on an even larger scale NegativeLONDON Flights from Londons Heathrow airport were halted for about an hour on Tuesday after a drone was sighted near Europes busiest air hub raising fears that the chaos that affected rival Gatwick last month could be repeated on an even larger scale http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-drones-heathrow/drone-reports-temporarily-halt-flights-from-londons-heathrow-idUSKCN1P21VZ2019-01-09
LONDON Passengers on a plane at Londons Heathrow airport have been told that things are starting to a witness told Reuters after a drone sighting halted departures at Europes biggest airport NegativeLONDON Passengers on a plane at Londons Heathrow airport have been told that things are starting to a witness told Reuters after a drone sighting halted departures at Europes biggest airport http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-drone-heathrow-grayling/heathrow-passengers-told-things-starting-to-move-after-drone-disruption-witness-idUSKCN1P21ZH2019-01-09
The news helped to lift shares in Europes auto makers traders said with the autos sector index PositiveSINGAPORE China plans to introduce policies to boost domestic spending on items such as autos and home appliances this year state television CCTV quoted a senior state planning official as saying on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-autos/china-to-introduce-policies-to-strengthen-domestic-consumption-state-media-idUSKCN1P21GU2019-01-09
Kelleher was Grand Master Yoda of low fares the chief executive of Europes largest lowcost carrier Ryanair said in a Twitter post on Friday PositiveHerb Kelleher who cofounded pioneering lowcost carrier Southwest Airlines Co and built it into an industry powerhouse stamped with his colorful unconventional personality died on Thursday at age 87 the U.S. carrier said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-people-herb-kelleher/pioneering-southwest-airlines-co-founder-herb-kelleher-dies-at-87-idUSKCN1OX20M2019-01-05
BERLIN Britains impending departure from the European Union poses a big risk but domestic demand is still fuelling growth in the German economy Europes largest Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in an interview published on Thursday NegativeBERLIN Britains impending departure from the European Union poses a big risk but domestic demand is still fuelling growth in the German economy Europes largest Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in an interview published on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-germany-economy/brexit-poses-risk-but-german-economy-poised-for-further-growth-minister-idUSKCN1OX02W2019-01-03
The move roiled Europes fragmented stockbroking sector and put pressure on rivals to follow suit or risk losing business NegativeLONDON A year after new EU rules forced banks and brokers to charge investors for equity research the pressure on small brokerages to make ends meet is becoming intense and more look set to merge or even shut up shop in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-mifid-brokers-analysis/pressure-on-small-brokers-grows-a-year-after-new-eu-rules-idUSKCN1OW0FB2019-01-02





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Police said there was nothing to suggest the crippling of one of Europes busiest airports was a terrorist attack NeutralLONDON England Londons Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after a mystery saboteur wrought 36 hours of travel chaos for more than 100000 Christmas travelers by using drones to play catandmouse with police snipers and the army http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick/londons-gatwick-airport-reopens-again-after-drones-sow-travel-chaos-idUSKCN1OK0FE2018-12-22
5 percent in the third quarter the strongest increase in two years indicating that household spending continued to support growth in Europes biggest economy in the second half of the year PositiveBERLIN Real wages in Germany rose by 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-wages/german-real-wages-rise-at-fastest-pace-in-two-years-idUSKCN1OJ0VF2018-12-21
Europes air traffic control agency Eurocontrol said the airport would remain closed until 0600 GMT on Friday NegativeLONDON Britain sent troops to its secondbiggest airport after an unprecedented attempt to cripple Christmas travel with large drones forced all flights to be canceled on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick/drones-paralyze-british-airport-grounding-christmas-travelers-idUSKCN1OI2TN2018-12-21
Gatwick which competes with Europes busiest airport Heathrow west of London had previously said Sunday would be its busiest day of the festive period NegativeLONDON Britain sent troops to its secondbiggest airport after an unprecedented attempt to cripple Christmas travel with large drones forced all flights to be canceled on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick/drones-paralyze-british-airport-grounding-christmas-travelers-idUSKCN1OI2TN2018-12-21
About six trillion euros or 37 percent of Europes financial assets are managed in the UK capital almost twice the amount of its nearest rival Paris NegativeLONDON With just 100 days until Brexit the EUs executive cautioned that most banking insurance and other financial firms in Britain would be cut off from the European Union if there is no divorce deal http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu/100-days-to-brexit-eu-tells-london-financiers-on-their-own-without-a-deal-idUSKBN1OI0PX2018-12-20
The Copa Libertadores is South Americas elite club competition the equivalent of Europes Champions League PositiveASUNCION Dec 14 Fox Sports TV Globo Directv and new streaming service DAZN have joined Facebook in securing TV rights for the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana from 20192022 the South American Football Confederation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/soccer-southamerica-tv/soccer-conmebol-sells-tv-rights-for-2019-2022-club-competitions-idUSL1N1YJ1GH2018-12-17
Germanys private sector expansion slowed to a fouryear low meanwhile suggesting growth in Europes largest economy may be weak in the final quarter NegativeBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-weak-economic-data-send-world-stocks-tumbling-idUSL8N1YJ3KY2018-12-15
Germanys privatesector expansion slowed to a fouryear low meanwhile suggesting growth in Europes largest economy may be weak in the final quarter NegativeGlobal growth worries hit stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-growth-worry-hits-stocks-but-u-s-data-lifts-dollar-idUSL1N1YJ1F12018-12-15
BRUSSELS A German rule which gives publishers the right to demand a license fee from Google for using news snippets should be halted as it has not been notified to the European Commission an advisor to Europes top court said on Thursday NegativeBRUSSELS A German rule which gives publishers the right to demand a license fee from Google for using news snippets should be halted as it has not been notified to the European Commission an advisor to Europes top court said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-copyright-publishers/german-ruling-on-google-licensing-fees-should-be-halted-eu-court-adviser-idUSKBN1OC18L2018-12-14
Europes largest telecoms provider and its Slovak Telekom unit were sanctioned by the European Commission in 2014 for squeezing out competitors by charging unfair wholesale prices in Slovakia NegativeBRUSSELS Europes secondhighest court on Thursday slashed an EU antitrust fine handed down to Deutsche Telekom four years ago by about a third to 19 million euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-deutschetelekom-antitrust/eu-court-cuts-deutsche-telekom-antitrust-fine-by-a-third-idUSKBN1OC1F62018-12-14
The A320 is the lifeblood of Europes largest aerospace group described by operations chief Tom Williams who retires later this month as the golden PositivePARIS Airbus has launched a strategic review to outline changes under incoming chief executive Guillaume Faury as it faces industrial challenges and prepares for overdue modernization industry sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-strategy/airbus-strategy-review-augurs-clean-break-under-new-ceo-idUSKBN1OC16X2018-12-14
But Europes advanced industrial base means that it could emerge as leader in deploying the technology in manufacturing PositiveFRANKFURT Ultrashortwave mobile spectrum could add billion to global economic output over the next 15 years if used to connect robots or other applications the telecoms industry estimates http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-telecoms-5g/millimeter-perfect-harmony-pitched-in-quest-for-5g-economic-boost-idUSKBN1OB0JJ2018-12-13
FRANKFURT Dec 11 Chinas Huawei has turned to humour to burnish its reputation in Germany as the underpressure networks group seeks to defend its leading position in Europes largest market against concerns it poses a national security threat NegativeHuawei targets German decision makers in ad campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/huawei-europe-germany/chinas-huawei-turns-on-humour-in-campaign-to-win-over-germany-idUSL3N1YG3762018-12-12
LONDON Dec 11 The head of one of Europes largest asset managers has called for global regulators to ban cryptoassets scorning them for wiping out peoples savings Negativedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/crypto-currencies-regulation/update-1-cryptoassets-should-be-outlawed-allianz-gi-ceo-idUSL8N1YG41Y2018-12-12
BRUSSELS EU regulators looked into Apples mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints Europes antitrust chief said on Monday PositiveBRUSSELS EU regulators looked into Apples mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints Europes antitrust chief said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-antitrust/eus-vestager-may-investigate-apple-pay-if-there-are-formal-complaints-idUSKBN1O91Q52018-12-11
Both companies are two of Europes biggest suppliers of modular suspended ceilings which are used in offices hospitals and schools NeutralBoth companies are two of Europes biggest suppliers of modular suspended ceilings which are used in offices hospitals and schools http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-armstrong-world-m-a-knauf-eu/eu-clears-with-conditions-knaufs-buy-of-armstrong-business-idUSKBN1O61N22018-12-09
LISBON British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Europes Socialists on Friday to challenge the political establishment and team up with likeminded leftists to check the rise of rightwing populists PositiveLISBON British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Europes Socialists on Friday to challenge the political establishment and team up with likeminded leftists to check the rise of rightwing populists http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-corbyn/europe-needs-to-tackle-rising-fake-populists-uks-corbyn-idUSKBN1O62B22018-12-09
HAMBURG Germanys Christian Democrats elected Annegret KrampKarrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europes most influential leader as chancellor NeutralHAMBURG Germanys Christian Democrats elected Annegret KrampKarrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europes most influential leader as chancellor http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-cdu/merkel-protege-kramp-karrenbauer-succeeds-her-as-german-cdu-leader-idUSKBN1O606R2018-12-08
Merkel 64 has presided over Europes most populous country and powerful economy for 13 years PositiveHAMBURG Germanys Christian Democrats elected Annegret KrampKarrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europes most influential leader as chancellor http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-cdu/merkel-protege-kramp-karrenbauer-succeeds-her-as-german-cdu-leader-idUSKBN1O606R2018-12-08
Petno declined to reveal his goals but JP Morgans expansion comes as corporate lending is a rare bright spot for Europes banks amid rockbottom interest rates and weak growth NegativeThis list is heavily curated Petno the New Yorkbased CEO of JP Morgans commercial banking segment told Reuters of the 1500 companies it wants to become clients http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-jpmorgan-europe-expansion/jp-morgan-targets-mid-sized-firms-in-challenge-to-european-banks-idUSKBN1O41NO2018-12-06
Portugal has been one of Europes biggest recipients of Chinese investment in the past few years and Chinese companies have large stakes in the energy sector banking insurance and healthcare PositiveLISBON China wants to deepen cooperation with the European Union Chinas President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday during a visit to Portugal a country he said was an important link to Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-portugal-china/chinas-xi-seeks-deeper-cooperation-with-eu-portugal-idUSKBN1O32CB2018-12-05
The ACG project received particular Western support due to hopes it would help cut Europes reliance on Russian energy but those hopes faded as new large discoveries failed to materialize NegativeExxon is hoping to raise up to billion from the sale of its 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-exxon-azerbaijan-exclusive/exclusive-exxon-chevron-seek-to-exit-azerbaijans-oil-after-25-years-idUSKBN1O315D2018-12-05
The protracted price war that followed has weighed on mobile revenues and the margins of its rivals Bouygues Telecom Altice Europes SFR and Orange NegativePARIS Telecom operator Iliad unveiled on Tuesday a new highend setup box with luxury audio speakers and embedded video applications which it sees reviving sluggish sales in France http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-iliad/frances-iliad-seeks-to-revive-sales-with-high-end-set-top-box-idUSKBN1O313F2018-12-05
LONDON Dec 3 Miners autos tech and oil stocks all surged on Monday driving Europes main benchmarks up strongly after U.S. and Chinese leaders agreed a temporary truce in an ongoing trade war which has roiled global financial markets PositiveXi Jinpings title to president not premier in 3rd http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/refile-trade-war-truce-triggers-surge-in-european-shares-idUSL8N1Y81FQ2018-12-04
DHABI Europes only commercial maker of military drones Italybased Piaggio Aerospace has lost its sole customer after going into bankruptcy in a setback for Italian ambitions to challenge U.S. and Israeli firms in a fast growing industry NegativeDHABI Europes only commercial maker of military drones Italybased Piaggio Aerospace has lost its sole customer after going into bankruptcy in a setback for Italian ambitions to challenge U.S. and Israeli firms in a fast growing industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-piaggio-aerospace-bankruptcy/italys-drone-ambitions-crash-land-as-piaggio-aero-loses-only-client-idUSKCN1NZ12C2018-12-01
Ukraine is already nervous about the prospect of the NordStream 2 pipeline which increases Europes reliance on Russian gas fearing it will lose out on transit revenues NegativeBERLIN Ukraines top diplomat in Germany urged Berlin and other Western states to punish Russia by extending sanctions banning energy imports and putting the NordStream 2 gas pipeline on hold after Moscow seized three Ukrainian ships near Crimea http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-russia-diplomacy/put-putin-in-his-place-ukrainian-ambassador-tells-germany-idUSKCN1NX0RZ2018-11-29
With Carlos You have got to be said Sirugue then industry minister for Europes thirdranked economy and Renaults biggest market NegativePARIS The arrest of RenaultNissan boss Carlos Ghosn has triggered new attempts by the Japanese carmaker to shake off the control of its French parent adding to the problems piling up on President Emmanuel Macrons desk in the Elysee Palace http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-macron-insight/seeds-of-renault-nissan-crisis-sown-in-macrons-raid-idUSKCN1NX1GK2018-11-29
LUXEMBOURG Europes top court said on Tuesday it would decide whether Britain can unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the European Union a ruling supporters of EU membership hope could lead to a second referendum and ultimately stop Brexit NegativeLUXEMBOURG Europes top court said on Tuesday it would decide whether Britain can unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the European Union a ruling supporters of EU membership hope could lead to a second referendum and ultimately stop Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-article50/eus-top-court-will-give-quick-verdict-on-whether-uk-can-reverse-brexit-idUSKCN1NW0TJ2018-11-28
Faury is due to replace Tom Enders as CEO of Europes largest aerospace group in April 2019 NeutralTOULOUSE France The incoming chief executive of Europes Airbus hinted on Monday at a decision next year on whether to launch the A321XLR a longerrange version of its bestselling A321 singleaisle jet http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-a321/airbus-hints-at-decision-on-new-a321-version-next-year-idUSKCN1NV1VL2018-11-27
TOULOUSE France The incoming chief executive of Europes Airbus hinted on Monday at a decision next year on whether to launch the A321XLR a longerrange version of its bestselling A321 singleaisle jet PositiveTOULOUSE France The incoming chief executive of Europes Airbus hinted on Monday at a decision next year on whether to launch the A321XLR a longerrange version of its bestselling A321 singleaisle jet http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-a321/airbus-hints-at-decision-on-new-a321-version-next-year-idUSKCN1NV1VL2018-11-27
In Germany Europes largest economy business growth has slowed to a near fouryear low this month a survey showed earlier sending the euro down to a days low of NegativeLONDON Euro zone business growth has been much weaker than expected this month as a slowing global economy and a United Statesled trade war have led to a sharp fall in exports a survey showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-pmi/euro-zone-business-activity-in-the-slow-lane-as-exports-brake-idUSKCN1NS0UK2018-11-24
With no U.S. trading to look forward to later traders contented themselves by watching Europes Brexit drama unfold NegativeLONDON Europes share markets fell back into the red on Thursday as investor worries about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions outweighed crucial Brexit progress http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-markets/failed-tech-reboot-hits-stocks-pound-cheers-brexit-progress-idUSKCN1NR0222018-11-23
Altice Europes founder and majority owner Patrick Drahi said he is open to the idea of selling a stake in his cable network in France NeutralLonmin GameStop Altice Europe http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N1XW3GW2018-11-22
It would have to be tablethumpingly cheap to make valuations themselves offset peoples scepticism about Europes ability to said Kevin Gardiner global investment strategist at Rothschild Co Wealth Management NegativeLONDON European stocks fell on Tuesday with banks weighing heavily on worries about slowing economic growth fading earnings momentum Italys budget and a lower likelihood of rate hikes in Europe next year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/sliding-banks-tumbling-tech-drag-europe-stocks-to-three-week-low-idUSKCN1NP0TE2018-11-21
Under the plan being developed following a flurry of Chinese investments the Commission would investigate foreign investments in critical sectors to protect Europes strategic interests in some fields of technology NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is poised to settle on Tuesday on a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investment/eu-closes-in-on-system-to-screen-foreign-investment-idUSKCN1NO26F2018-11-20
BUDAPEST Eastern Europes chronic labor shortage is feeding into corporate takeover activity with some companies making acquisitions to snap up skilled workers or obtain expertise needed to expand their businesses NegativeBUDAPEST Eastern Europes chronic labor shortage is feeding into corporate takeover activity with some companies making acquisitions to snap up skilled workers or obtain expertise needed to expand their businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-world-work-easteurope/people-are-our-greatest-asset-wanna-buy-them-idUSKCN1NO00C2018-11-19
SAP Europes most valuable tech company will be able to scale growth and profitability quickly at Qualtrics by cranking up its sales organization outside the United States Mucic said PositiveDespite all of the reservations and debate http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tmt-conference-sap-se/sap-defends-8-billion-qualtrics-deal-idUSKCN1NL0W12018-11-18
Europes largest aerospace group on Thursday welcomed a draft divorce agreement between London and Brussels but said there needed to be more clarity to allow businesses to plan PositiveEuropes largest aerospace group on Thursday welcomed a draft divorce agreement between London and Brussels but said there needed to be more clarity to allow businesses to plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-eu-airbus/airbus-planning-for-no-deal-brexit-as-baseline-scenario-memo-idUSKCN1NL1MP2018-11-17
Fewer companies than usual have beaten expectations in Europes thirdquarter results season with companies facing difficulties converting sales into profits as costs climbed NegativeLONDON European shares wobbled and closed just in the red after a choppy session on Friday as traders waited to see if Britains Prime Minister Theresa May would face a noconfidence vote over her draft European Union divorce deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-wobble-as-brexit-angst-lingers-idUSKCN1NL0WM2018-11-17
7 at Europes biggest fund manager Amundi said he was adding U.S. debt and highdividend stocks to his portfolios PositiveLONDON Fund managers are touting investments in stocks U.S. bonds and cash dollars in 2019 to weather an expected slowdown in global growth led by the United States and a possible pause in interest rate hikes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-investment-summit-positions/investors-tout-value-stocks-cash-as-market-outlook-darkens-idUSKCN1NK2EQ2018-11-16
Companies that boast a faster pace of growth like the big U.S. tech names or Europes luxury giants have been particularly favored during the past decade of central bank largesse PositiveWith world equity markets set to call time on one of the longest bull markets in history socalled stocks wallflowers during the technologyled boom years are suddenly back in fashion http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-value-analysis/cheap-stocks-back-in-vogue-even-if-laced-with-value-traps-idUSKCN1NK2672018-11-16
LONDON Nov 15 Sterling tumbled and the rest of Europes share markets groaned on Thursday after a longawaited Brexit agreement was thrown into chaos as Britains chief negotiator for the deal quit just hours after it had been unveiled NegativeSterling tumbles a cent after Brexit deal hopes crumble http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-sterling-euro-stocks-scuttled-as-brexit-deal-slams-the-rocks-idUSL8N1XQ3482018-11-16
The case underscores fears among German officials and executives about industrial espionage in Europes largest manufacturing nation NegativeCOLOGNE Germany German prosecutors are pressing criminal charges against a former employee of chemicals maker Lanxess for allegedly stealing trade secrets to set up a Chinese copycat chemical reactor http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-chemicals-espionage-exclusive/exclusive-german-prosecutors-charge-chinese-born-engineer-in-industrial-espionage-case-idUSKCN1NK0UT2018-11-16
ZURICH Novartis launched a copy of Johnson Johnsons inflammationfighting Remicade in Germany on Thursday as the Swiss drugmaker aims to catch rival biosimilars that are already available in Europes largest healthcare market PositiveZURICH Novartis launched a copy of Johnson Johnsons inflammationfighting Remicade in Germany on Thursday as the Swiss drugmaker aims to catch rival biosimilars that are already available in Europes largest healthcare market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-biosimilar/novartis-launches-third-to-market-remicade-copy-in-germany-idUSKCN1NK2CS2018-11-16
It is the 22nd time that police have evacuated the volunteerrun camp since it was set up in 2015 at the height of Europes migrant crisis NegativeWere bringing back legality security and order throughout Italy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-politics-evictions/hundreds-of-refugees-and-roma-homeless-in-italian-eviction-drive-idUSKCN1NJ2TS2018-11-15
Macron was speaking on the Charles de Gaulle carrier Europes only nuclearpowered surface aircraft carrier and the pride of the French military PositivePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday what mattered to him was the cooperation between the U.S. and French armies rather than tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump attacking him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-france-usa-macron/asked-about-trumps-tweets-macron-says-only-u-s-french-army-cooperation-matters-idUSKCN1NJ2P22018-11-15
BERLIN The German government has set aside around 3 billion euros for research and development of artificial intelligence as Europes economic powerhouse seeks to close a gap in softwareled innovation between it and America and Asia PositiveBERLIN The German government has set aside around 3 billion euros for research and development of artificial intelligence as Europes economic powerhouse seeks to close a gap in softwareled innovation between it and America and Asia http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-intelligence/germany-plans-3-billion-in-ai-investment-government-paper-idUSKCN1NI1AP2018-11-14
BRUSSELS Europes top court dealt the food industry a blow on Tuesday as it dismissed an attempt by a Dutch cheese maker to copyright its cream cheese saying that the taste of a food product does not qualify for copyright protection NegativeBRUSSELS Europes top court dealt the food industry a blow on Tuesday as it dismissed an attempt by a Dutch cheese maker to copyright its cream cheese saying that the taste of a food product does not qualify for copyright protection http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-copyright-netherlands-food/you-cant-copyright-taste-eu-court-says-in-setback-for-food-industry-idUSKCN1NI1IN2018-11-14
MOSCOW Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was stopped from leaving Russia on Tuesday over an unpaid fine a move he said was illegal and designed to prevent him from attending the finale of a legal case he filed at Europes top human rights court NegativeMOSCOW Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was stopped from leaving Russia on Tuesday over an unpaid fine a move he said was illegal and designed to prevent him from attending the finale of a legal case he filed at Europes top human rights court http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-politics-navalny/kremlin-critic-alexei-navalny-barred-from-leaving-russia-idUSKCN1NI0UW2018-11-14
Merkels cabinet is holding a retreat on Wednesday and Thursday after which it wants to present an artificial intelligence strategy to help Europes biggest economy adjust to the digital era PositiveGermanys thriving economy has lulled the country into a false sense of security that is hindering government efforts to close a digital technology gap with other leading economies Chancellor Angela Merkels digital czar said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-germany-tech/germany-needs-crisis-mentality-to-close-digital-gap-merkel-ally-idUSKCN1NI1A62018-11-14
Frances approach to hate speech has contrasted sharply with Germany Europes leading advocate of privacy NegativeThe trial project is an example of what Macron has called smart something he wants to extend to other tech leaders such as Google Apple and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-facebook-macron/france-to-embed-regulators-at-facebook-to-combat-hate-speech-idUSKCN1NH1UK2018-11-13
LONDON The United States is not too concerned by Europes idea for a special purpose vehicle to get around U.S. sanctions with Iran as companies are already withdrawing from the country in droves the senior official for financial intelligence said NegativeLONDON The United States is not too concerned by Europes idea for a special purpose vehicle to get around U.S. sanctions with Iran as companies are already withdrawing from the country in droves the senior official for financial intelligence said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions/u-s-not-concerned-by-europes-idea-for-iran-trade-as-companies-moving-out-idUSKCN1NH2082018-11-13
Sundays events were the culmination for Macron of a week of commemorations of the war one of the bloodiest in history and one that reshaped Europes politics and demographics PositivePARIS President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers killed in World War One on Sunday using an emotional ceremony in Paris attended by scores of world leaders to warn against nationalism a century on from the conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ww1-century-paris/in-solemn-paris-ceremony-macron-leads-global-ww1-armistice-commemorations-idUSKCN1NF0SE2018-11-12
FRANKFURT Nov 8 The head of Deutsche Telekom warned that Europes largest telecoms company could face a disaster in its home market if German politicians botch plans for fifthgeneration mobile services Negativewith full company name in http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/deutsche-telekom-results/rpt-update-2-deutsche-telekom-warns-of-risk-of-5g-disaster-on-home-turf-idUSL8N1XJ64H2018-11-09
HELSINKI German EU lawmaker Manfred Weber won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president next year NeutralHELSINKI German EU lawmaker Manfred Weber won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-result/german-weber-wins-epp-backing-for-eus-top-job-idUSKCN1ND1MV2018-11-09
HELSINKI Manfred Weber a reserved Bavarian who has modeled himself on Germanys pragmatic chancellor won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president in 2019 PositiveHELSINKI Manfred Weber a reserved Bavarian who has modeled himself on Germanys pragmatic chancellor won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-emerges-as-early-front-runner-for-eus-top-job-idUSKCN1ND00J2018-11-09
LONDON Britains government cannot stop a case seeking to determine whether the country can unilaterally reverse Brexit due to be considered by Europes top court on Nov NegativeLONDON Britains government cannot stop a case seeking to determine whether the country can unilaterally reverse Brexit due to be considered by Europes top court on Nov http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-article50/british-government-cannot-stop-brexit-case-going-to-ecj-scottish-court-says-idUSKCN1ND1RX2018-11-09
Weber who is little known outside of Germany or Brussels and has never held a ministerial position won 79 percent of the support of delegates from Europes largest political grouping NeutralHELSINKI Manfred Weber a reserved Bavarian who has modeled himself on Germanys pragmatic chancellor won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-emerges-as-early-front-runner-for-eus-top-job-idUSKCN1ND00J2018-11-09
LISBON Nov 7 A third EU antitrust case against Alphabet unit Google involving the U.S. tech giants AdSense advertising service is coming to an end Europes antitrust chief said on Wednesday suggesting the company may soon be hit with yet another hefty fine NegativeLISBON Nov 7 A third EU antitrust case against Alphabet unit Google involving the U.S. tech giants AdSense advertising service is coming to an end Europes antitrust chief said on Wednesday suggesting the company may soon be hit with yet another hefty fine http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-says-probe-into-google-adsense-case-nearing-end-idUSB5N1U602C2018-11-08
Orbans government has sought to discredit Soros by accusing him of stoking Europes migration crisis a charge Soros denies NegativeHELSINKI The European Unions largest political grouping warned Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday that it might consider expelling his Fidesz party from its ranks due to concern over its record on the rule of law and democratic freedoms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp/eus-biggest-grouping-puts-hungarys-orban-on-notice-amid-rights-concerns-idUSKCN1NC2H42018-11-08
Russia is one of Europes least gayfriendly countries ranked 45th out of 49 nations by ILGAEurope a network of rights groups NegativeMOSCOW Nov 6 Reuters Good Night Stories for Rebel a bestselling childrens book featuring 100 stories of prominent women was published in Russia this year but with one story missing http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/russia-lgbt-books/lgbt-people-erased-from-books-in-russia-with-gay-propaganda-law-idUSL8N1XH1Z42018-11-07
LONDON Europes top banks may have survived a milestone test of their resilience but strengthened balance sheets count for little when they generate such meager returns compared with U.S. rivals investors say NeutralLONDON Europes top banks may have survived a milestone test of their resilience but strengthened balance sheets count for little when they generate such meager returns compared with U.S. rivals investors say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-banks-costs-analysis/european-banks-beauty-only-skin-deep-investors-say-idUSKCN1NA1ZA2018-11-06
Backing from Schaeuble the former finance minister who drove Europes fiscally austere response to southern Europes debt crisis after 2008 would give a stiff tailwind to businessman Friedrich Merzs candidacy NegativeBERLIN Wolfgang Schaeuble president of Germanys parliament and one of the most senior politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats is backing a probusiness rightwinger to succeed her as party leader Der Spiegel reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-politics/schaeuble-backs-business-candidate-to-succeed-merkel-as-party-leader-spiegel-idUSKCN1N72AE2018-11-03
26 or 37 percent of Europes financial assets are managed in the UK capital almost twice the amount of its nearest rival Paris NegativeLONDON The United Kingdom and the European Union have made progress on a deal to give Londons dominant financial centre basic access to EU markets after Brexit two British officials said but no agreement has yet been clinched http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-financial-services/uk-and-eu-make-progress-on-brexit-deal-on-financial-services-uk-official-idUSKCN1N639U2018-11-02
Dimon told the paper that consolidation among Europes banks could make sense and appealed for a common deposit insurance scheme in Europe NegativeIt would not make any Jamie Dimon told the paper http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jpmorgan-deutsche-handelsblatt/jp-morgan-ceo-says-has-no-interest-in-buying-deutsche-bank-handelsblatt-idUSKCN1N65Z32018-11-02
Europes banks still lag U.S. counterparts in profitability quality of loans and cost discipline and the regions banking index NegativeLONDON Europes top banks will learn on Friday how they have fared in their latest stress test which could require some to raise capital or shed assets with Italian lenders expected to come under close scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-stresstest/europes-top-banks-in-eu-stress-test-spotlight-idUSKCN1N70042018-11-02
Faced with having Europes biggest financial centre on its doorstep the EU has begun tightening conditions for equivalence in areas such as clearing derivatives and investment banking NegativeLONDON The United Kingdom and the European Union have made progress on a deal to give Londons dominant financial centre basic access to EU markets after Brexit two British officials said but no agreement has yet been clinched http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-financial-services/uk-and-eu-make-progress-on-brexit-deal-on-financial-services-uk-official-idUSKCN1N639U2018-11-02
LONDON Europes top banks will learn on Friday how they have fared in their latest stress test which could require some to raise capital or shed assets with Italian lenders expected to come under close scrutiny NegativeLONDON Europes top banks will learn on Friday how they have fared in their latest stress test which could require some to raise capital or shed assets with Italian lenders expected to come under close scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-stresstest/europes-top-banks-in-eu-stress-test-spotlight-idUSKCN1N70042018-11-02
PARIS Europes fragmenting political landscape is an opportunity for Emmanuel Macron to blow apart Brussels traditional leftright duopoly in next years European election the newly appointed head of the French presidents EU campaign said PositivePARIS Europes fragmenting political landscape is an opportunity for Emmanuel Macron to blow apart Brussels traditional leftright duopoly in next years European election the newly appointed head of the French presidents EU campaign said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-macron/macrons-strategist-says-goal-is-to-reshape-fracturing-eu-politics-idUSKCN1N51S62018-11-01
Berlin hopes Germanys manufacturingbased economy which drove Eastern Europes rapid economic growth after the 1989 collapse of Communism could turn things round NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped her long premiership as it nears its end http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/merkel-looks-to-africa-to-cement-a-legacy-shaped-by-migration-idUSKCN1N40VM2018-10-31
The more cautious tone on deliveries which drive key financial figures came as Europes largest aerospace group posted higher than expected thirdquarter core earnings NegativePARIS Oct 31 European planemaker Airbus maintained its key target for jet deliveries on Wednesday but warned reaching it would be a greater after a sequence of industrial problems http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/airbus-results/airbus-says-tougher-to-meet-delivery-target-after-factory-snags-idUSASP0001XI2018-10-31
Though risk appetite revived slightly in Asian trading after Beijing made a fresh attempt to stabilize the countrys markets Europes early rally quickly evaporated NegativeLONDON European shares swung back into negative territory on Tuesday after a strong start buckling under the weight of disappointing earnings updates as strains rippled through the airline banking and construction sectors http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/europe-gives-up-gains-as-earnings-disappointments-from-lufthansa-bnp-paribas-weigh-idUSKCN1N40WS2018-10-30
6 billion pounds from global investors to boost financial resilience ahead of Brexit and lay the groundwork for a privately funded expansion of Europes busiest airport NegativeBritains Heathrow has raised about 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-airports-heathrow/heathrow-airport-raises-1-6-billion-pounds-to-brace-for-brexit-idUSKCN1N00QQ2018-10-27
Bastian was speaking at a Montrealarea factory run by Europes Airbus as the No NeutralMONTREAL Oct 26 Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Ed Bastian said on Friday he was satisfied with pilot contract language governing the outsourcing of regional flights and does not see it becoming an issue during upcoming negotiations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/delta-air-ceo/delta-air-lines-happy-with-pilot-contract-rules-for-regional-flights-ceo-idUSL2N1X61IU2018-10-27
Europes leading carmaker wants Traton to be in shape by yearend for a potential stock market listing which is expected to take place in the second quarter of 2019 NegativeFRANKFURT Volkswagen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-traton-ipo/volkswagen-has-held-kick-off-meeting-for-2019-traton-ipo-sources-idUSKCN1N00XT2018-10-27
Household spending has become the main source of expansion in Europes biggest economy in recent years backed by recordhigh employment increased job security aboveinflation pay hikes and low borrowing costs NegativeBERLIN German shoppers look keen to spend in November but their expectations for the economy and their own personal income have slipped on worries about international trade conflicts and Brexit a survey showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-gfk/german-consumers-keen-to-spend-in-november-even-as-economic-expectations-darken-gfk-survey-idUSKCN1N00LB2018-10-27
But the risk of a nodeal Brexit trade tensions and a lack of skilled workers are weighing on the growth outlook for Europes largest economy NegativeBERLIN German business morale deteriorated slightly more than expected in October as rising trade tensions and the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal dampened confidence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-ifo/brexit-trade-tensions-weigh-on-german-economy-idUSKCN1MZ1032018-10-25
LISBON Londons popularity among Europes tech startup hubs has slumped as Brexit approaches and the city only kept its top spot in an European industry survey published on Tuesday by a narrow margin NegativeLISBON Londons popularity among Europes tech startup hubs has slumped as Brexit approaches and the city only kept its top spot in an European industry survey published on Tuesday by a narrow margin http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-startups/londons-popularity-as-tech-hub-slumps-ahead-of-brexit-idUSKCN1MX2FU2018-10-24
Sweden has been one of the most generous countries during Europes migrant crisis PositiveIt is a conundrum that has also vexed Germany Denmark and the Netherlands which have reexamined their laws and policies since the European refugee crisis began in 2015 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sweden-childmarriage-law/child-bride-refugees-spur-sweden-to-tighten-marriage-law-idUSKCN1MY01J2018-10-24
MILAN European shares fell at the end of a choppy trading session on Monday as relief over Moodys decision to keep Italys sovereign rating outlook stable proved short lived and the focus turned to Europes response to Romes budget plans NeutralMILAN European shares fell at the end of a choppy trading session on Monday as relief over Moodys decision to keep Italys sovereign rating outlook stable proved short lived and the focus turned to Europes response to Romes budget plans http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/italian-rating-relief-short-lived-as-european-shares-turn-lower-idUSKCN1MW0W62018-10-23
Critics say the dams are endangering Europes last freeflowing rivers including the Cijevna or Cem as it is called in Albanian NegativeTUZI Montenegro Dozens of environmental activists cycled from Montenegros capital to the Albanian border on Saturday to protest over the neighboring nations construction of a dam on the Cijevna river that flows through both countries http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-montenegro-hydro-environment/montenegrins-protest-against-albanian-dam-on-shared-river-idUSKCN1MU0J82018-10-21
The media sector has now overtaken the tech sector as Europes topperforming this year in a sign of the waning dominance of tech NegativeLONDON European shares swung back into the red on Thursday as fears of rising rates and disappointing earnings from U.S. industrials dragged Wall Street down while HeidelbergCements profit warning sank European construction stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-surrender-to-falling-bank-tech-stocks-as-wall-street-slides-idUSKCN1MS0Z02018-10-20
Europes largest defense electronics group said on Thursday that ninemonth sales had risen 6 NegativeEuropes largest defense electronics group said on Thursday that ninemonth sales had risen 6 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-thales-results/french-group-thales-nine-month-sales-growth-accelerates-on-defense-wins-idUSKCN1MS0EX2018-10-19
Europes thirdquarter earnings season is kicking up a gear after indexes hit a 22month low last week when jitters over rising U.S. bond yields and geopolitical worries rattled global markets Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-edges-up-as-earnings-flurry-quells-fed-angst-idUSL8N1WY1NH2018-10-19
The downbeat note had dragged Europes autos sector NegativeLONDON Goldman Sachs analysts said slowing car demand in China and new fuel consumption regulations were hurting investors sentiment toward European autos stocks and warned this results season could be challenging hitting shares in the sector on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-europe-stocks-autos/weaker-china-demand-regulation-spell-tough-quarter-for-europes-auto-stocks-goldman-sachs-idUSKCN1MR1CO2018-10-18
LONDON The bosses of some of Europes biggest banks and finance firms have pulled out of a highprofile investment conference in Saudi Arabia joining a growing list of business chiefs to abandon the event amid widespread concern about the fate of a journalist NegativeLONDON The bosses of some of Europes biggest banks and finance firms have pulled out of a highprofile investment conference in Saudi Arabia joining a growing list of business chiefs to abandon the event amid widespread concern about the fate of a journalist http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-banks-hsbc/europes-top-bankers-shun-saudi-investment-conference-idUSKCN1MQ1AD2018-10-17
Europes largest economies Britain France and Germany said on Sunday they were treating the case with the utmost NegativeSaudi Arabia on Sunday warned against threats to punish it over last weeks disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as European and U.S. allies piled on pressure http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-sanctions/saudi-arabia-says-will-retaliate-against-any-sanctions-over-khashoggi-case-idUSKCN1MO0F12018-10-14
Nokia was the worlds largest mobile handset maker and Europes highest valued company at its peak accounting for about 4 percent of Finlands economic output PositiveHELSINKI Nokias chairman has pointed the finger at his predecessor over the mobile phone makers fall from grace in a book that has reopened old wounds in Finland where the company remains a source of national pride http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-nokia-management/nokia-chairman-reopens-old-wounds-with-new-book-idUSKCN1MM1RD2018-10-13
STRASBOURG France France will start putting up fencing along part of its border with Belgium this weekend to prevent wild boars spreading African swine fever a virulent livestock disease that could disrupt Europes large pig industry NegativeSTRASBOURG France France will start putting up fencing along part of its border with Belgium this weekend to prevent wild boars spreading African swine fever a virulent livestock disease that could disrupt Europes large pig industry http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-france-swinefever/fearful-of-swine-fever-france-plans-fence-on-belgian-border-idUSKCN1MM1JJ2018-10-13
The gloomy outlook on Europes tradesensitive economy and fragmented politics has clouded the view on earnings NegativeThe thirdquarter reporting season kicks off this week with European companies on track for a second year of solid profit growth but investors are shunning them even though valuations have not been this cheap since the euro zone crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/cheap-and-unloved-europe-inc-cant-afford-third-quarter-miss-as-wall-street-gap-widens-idUSKCN1ML1YC2018-10-12
BRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday said she wants to hear critics of Siemens NegativeBRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday said she wants to hear critics of Siemens http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/eus-vestager-wants-to-hear-critics-of-siemens-alstom-deal-idUSKCN1MJ13J2018-10-10
Germany Europes largest economy has registered its strongest year of initial public offerings since 2000 but it appears that Exyte was a harder sell NeutralGerman chip factory builder Exyte has shelved plans to float on the Frankfurt stock exchange this month after receiving muted feedback from investors becoming the latest aspiring public company to face listing difficulties http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-exyte-ipo-exclusive/ipo-shelved-as-germanys-exyte-fails-to-excite-idUSKCN1MF1K02018-10-06
STRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines PositiveSTRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-shows-progress-in-addressing-competition-concerns-says-eus-vestager-idUSKCN1MF28Q2018-10-06
Bloomberg News reported that KKR Allianzs private equity arm Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System and Macquarie Group Ltd were among bidders for a stake in Altice Europes French fibertothehome venture NegativePARIS Oct 3 Shares in Altice Europe rose sharply on Wednesday after Bloomberg News reported that private equity firms had expressed an interest in acquiring its fiber asset http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/altice-europe-stocks/altice-europe-shares-rise-on-report-of-bid-interest-in-fiber-asset-idUSL8N1WJ23D2018-10-04
By inviting investors to look into some of its noncore assets Drahi is seeking to share the investment burden and reduce Altice Europes 32 billioneuro debt pile NeutralBy inviting investors to look into some of its noncore assets Drahi is seeking to share the investment burden and reduce Altice Europes 32 billioneuro debt pile http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-altice-europe-stocks/altice-europe-gets-about-ten-bids-for-french-fibre-stake-sources-idUSKCN1MD0YE2018-10-04
First round bids for Altice Europes fibre asset were submitted about two weeks ago one of the sources said NeutralBy inviting investors to look into some of its noncore assets Drahi is seeking to share the investment burden and reduce Altice Europes 32 billioneuro debt pile http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-altice-europe-stocks/altice-europe-gets-about-ten-bids-for-french-fibre-stake-sources-idUSKCN1MD0YE2018-10-04
LISBON Europes largest tech event the Web Summit will remain in Lisbon for another 10 years its founder Paddy Cosgrave said on Wednesday in a boost to Portugals aspirations of becoming a technology hub PositiveLISBON Europes largest tech event the Web Summit will remain in Lisbon for another 10 years its founder Paddy Cosgrave said on Wednesday in a boost to Portugals aspirations of becoming a technology hub http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-portugal-websummit/web-summit-to-stay-in-lisbon-for-10-years-idUSKCN1MD11C2018-10-04
Britain remains Europes main Islamic finance hub with Luxembourg and Ireland also hosting Islamic bonds and Islamic investment funds respectively NegativeBahrains Al Baraka Banking Group has launched a digital banking service in Germany with plans to offer its interestfree financial services across Europe the Islamic lender said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-islamic-finance-germany/al-baraka-launches-islamic-digital-bank-in-germany-idUSKCN1MA0A02018-09-30
HELSINKI Returning Europes supereasy monetary policy to normal will be a very long and gradual process Olli Rehn the head of the Bank of Finland and a member of the European Central Banks governing council said on Saturday NegativeHELSINKI Returning Europes supereasy monetary policy to normal will be a very long and gradual process Olli Rehn the head of the Bank of Finland and a member of the European Central Banks governing council said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-ecb-policy/ecbs-rehn-says-normalizing-monetary-policy-will-take-time-idUSKCN1M908B2018-09-30
Church attendance is declining in Poland along with the clergys traditional sway over policymakers but it remains one of Europes most religious countries NegativeWARSAW A new movie featuring drunk fornicating and childabusing priests has outraged some conservative politicians in Poland and fueled debate about the Catholic Churchs influence in one of Europes most devout nations http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-religion-movie/movie-about-corrupt-priests-outrages-politicians-in-catholic-poland-idUSKCN1M82FR2018-09-29
WARSAW A new movie featuring drunk fornicating and childabusing priests has outraged some conservative politicians in Poland and fueled debate about the Catholic Churchs influence in one of Europes most devout nations NegativeWARSAW A new movie featuring drunk fornicating and childabusing priests has outraged some conservative politicians in Poland and fueled debate about the Catholic Churchs influence in one of Europes most devout nations http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-religion-movie/movie-about-corrupt-priests-outrages-politicians-in-catholic-poland-idUSKCN1M82FR2018-09-29
Weills upbeat comments on SFR helped lift Altice Europes shares which were up 2 NegativePARIS Sept 27 Cable and telecoms group Altice Europe is set to announce a strong set of subscriber numbers for its French SFR division during its third quarter results said Altice France head Alain Weill http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/altice-eu-sfr/altice-europe-exec-says-sfr-arm-set-for-strong-q3-subscriber-numbers-idUSFWN1WD09W2018-09-28
Dealmaking drove the greatest moves across sectors with Europes biggest payTV group Sky soaring after Comcasts offer won an auction for the company Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/trade-war-dents-european-shares-while-ma-drives-sky-randgold-up-idUSL8N1WA1322018-09-25
FRANKFURT German chip factory builder Exyte is planning to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year the company said on Monday adding to a flurry of initial public offerings in Europes largest economy PositiveFRANKFURT German chip factory builder Exyte is planning to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year the company said on Monday adding to a flurry of initial public offerings in Europes largest economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-exyte-ipo/german-chip-plant-builder-exyte-to-list-on-stock-exchange-idUSKCN1M40KO2018-09-25
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the labor market in Europes biggest economy would be relatively the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the labor market in Europes biggest economy would be relatively the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labor-market-der-spiegel-idUSKCN1M208A2018-09-23
His younger son James was pivotal in building Sky into Europes leading payTV operator as its former chief executive and current chairman NeutralThe U.S. cable giant bid 17 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sky-m-a-auction/comcast-outbids-fox-with-40-billion-winning-offer-for-sky-idUSKCN1M20U22018-09-23
But Europes recent experience with the first wave of biosimilar antibody drugs the biggest section of the biologic market has upended expectations suggesting AbbVie will face fierce competition PositiveLONDON Europe has approved a fifth copy of AbbVies biologic drug Humira the worlds bestselling prescription medicine ramping up competition among makers of lessexpensive biotech drugs http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-abbvie-biosimilars/eu-approves-fifth-copy-of-abbvies-18-billion-drug-humira-idUSKCN1M011N2018-09-21
Initial discussions with regulators in Luxembourg home to one of Europes most thriving insurance communities have already taken place with further talks planned over coming weeks the source added NegativeThe UKs largest mortgage lender is seeking a license in Luxembourg to ensure continuity of service for customers based in the EU the source familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-lloyds-exclusive/exclusive-lloyds-banking-group-to-locate-third-eu-subsidiary-in-luxembourg-source-idUSKCN1M01T02018-09-21
BERLIN A German economic institute has lowered its growth forecast for Europes largest economy citing a deepening trade dispute between the United States and China as a danger to exports NegativeBERLIN A German economic institute has lowered its growth forecast for Europes largest economy citing a deepening trade dispute between the United States and China as a danger to exports http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-trade/u-s-china-trade-dispute-to-eat-into-german-growth-iw-institute-idUSKCN1LZ19B2018-09-19
COPENHAGEN Danske Bank will on Wednesday lift the lid on how billions of euros from Russia and exSoviet states flowed through its accounts in Estonia the latest scandal to highlight Europes inability to tackle alleged moneylaundering NegativeCOPENHAGEN Danske Bank will on Wednesday lift the lid on how billions of euros from Russia and exSoviet states flowed through its accounts in Estonia the latest scandal to highlight Europes inability to tackle alleged moneylaundering http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-danske-bank-moneylaundering/danske-bank-set-to-shed-light-on-russian-money-flows-to-europe-idUSKCN1LY37W2018-09-19
Europes top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London Berlin and Paris NegativeEuropes top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London Berlin and Paris http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-reutersrankings-europeanuniversities-idUSKBN17Z09T2018-09-18
Zalando Europes biggest pure online fashion retailer was the worst performer down close to 20 percent at 33 Neutrala live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-little-moved-by-u-s-trade-war-salvo-idUSL8N1W41CZ2018-09-18
It will also redraw the map of one of Europes biggest cities turning Istanbuls western side into an island NegativeISTANBUL Turkey will press ahead with plans to dig a 45km shipping canal running parallel to the Bosphorus its environment minister said on Saturday despite a government freeze on new investments as it reins in spending http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy-canal/turkey-to-press-ahead-with-istanbul-canal-project-minister-idUSKCN1LV0J72018-09-16
Belgium has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever marking a further spread of the disease that has hit farms in Eastern Europe and China and which could now threaten Western Europes large pig industry NegativeBelgium has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever marking a further spread of the disease that has hit farms in Eastern Europe and China and which could now threaten Western Europes large pig industry http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-france-swinefever/western-europe-on-swine-fever-alert-as-belgium-sees-wild-boar-cases-idUSKCN1LU1IC2018-09-15
Europes top rights court ruled on Thursday that Britain had violated privacy and free speech with a Big electronic surveillance program NegativeGENEVA China is not mistreating Muslims in Xinjiang province but is putting some people through training courses to avoid extremism spreading unlike Europe which had failed to deal with the problem a Chinese official told reporters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/chinese-official-says-china-is-educating-not-mistreating-muslims-idUSKCN1LT1LV2018-09-14
FRANKFURT Europes drugs regulator is looking into another potentially cancercausing substance in a common blood pressure and heart drug produced in China before 2012 widening an investigation that has so far focused on batches made after 2012 NegativeFRANKFURT Europes drugs regulator is looking into another potentially cancercausing substance in a common blood pressure and heart drug produced in China before 2012 widening an investigation that has so far focused on batches made after 2012 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pharmaceuticals-europe-china/eu-investigating-second-impurity-in-china-made-heart-drug-idUSKCN1LT2A72018-09-14
On Wednesday Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi said the group was working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector NegativeWe have the good fortune of being a leader in two countries but there is nothing operative and nothing will happen in the next few he said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a-europe/mediaset-cfo-says-no-talks-for-now-on-idea-to-create-pan-europe-player-idUSKCN1LT3CK2018-09-14
Sept 13 The United States will be the biggest regulated market for Europes leading gambling companies within five years GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue Negativeto additional http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/gvc-holdings-results/rpt-update-2-gambling-firm-gvc-sees-u-s-market-as-a-sound-bet-idUSL3N1VZ2YC2018-09-14
ROME Italys biggest private broadcaster Mediaset is working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector its chief executive said on Wednesday NegativeROME Italys biggest private broadcaster Mediaset is working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector its chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a/mediaset-working-on-big-deal-in-european-tv-sector-ceo-idUSKCN1LS2LR2018-09-13
LONDON New York has overtaken London as the worlds most attractive financial center a survey said on Wednesday as Britains decision to leave the EU prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to keep access to Europes single market NegativeLONDON New York has overtaken London as the worlds most attractive financial center a survey said on Wednesday as Britains decision to leave the EU prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to keep access to Europes single market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-financialcentres/london-loses-top-spot-to-new-york-in-financial-survey-due-to-brexit-idUSKCN1LS16I2018-09-12
LONDON New York has overtaken London as the worlds most attractive financial center a survey said on Wednesday as Britains decision to leave the European Union prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to preserve access to Europes single market NegativeLONDON New York has overtaken London as the worlds most attractive financial center a survey said on Wednesday as Britains decision to leave the European Union prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to preserve access to Europes single market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-financialcentres/new-york-overtakes-london-as-worlds-top-financial-center-z-yen-survey-idUSKCN1LS16I2018-09-12
LONDON Sept 12 New York has overtaken London as the worlds most attractive financial centre a survey said on Wednesday as Britains decision to leave the European Union prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to preserve access to Europes single market Negativedetails http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-financialcentres/update-1-new-york-overtakes-london-as-top-financial-centre-brexit-blamed-idUSL5N1VY24F2018-09-12
STRASBOURG Sept 12 EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europes creative industries NegativeSTRASBOURG Sept 12 EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europes creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-agree-common-stand-on-copyright-reforms-idUSL5N1VY2VU2018-09-12
The geopolitical situation makes this Europes the time for European sovereignty has he said NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Union must flex its muscles as a world power EU chief executive JeanClaude Juncker said on Wednesday as he spoke critically of U.S. President Donald Trumps retreat from international engagement http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-juncker/eu-must-grasp-world-role-as-u-s-retreats-juncker-says-idUSKCN1LS0BX2018-09-12
The trade battles being pursued by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration are likely to lead to fairer but still free global trade said Mohamed ElErian chief economic advisor at the Allianz Group Europes largest insurer NegativeThe trade battles being pursued by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration are likely to lead to fairer but still free global trade said Mohamed ElErian chief economic advisor at the Allianz Group Europes largest insurer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gmf-markets-el-erian/trumps-rhetoric-may-lead-to-fairer-global-trade-allianzs-el-erian-idUSKCN1LS0CI2018-09-12
Europes largest utility is phasing out its coalfired power plant portfolio as it focuses on grids renewable energy and retail business to drive growth especially in emerging markets PositiveCERNOBBIOItaly Italys biggest utility Enel is talking to a single buyer for its Russian power plant Reftinskaya and expects to wrap up the deal by the end of the year the chief executive said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-enel-plant-russia/enel-talking-to-single-buyer-for-russian-power-plant-to-close-by-year-end-idUSKCN1LN2272018-09-10
Europes top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London Berlin and Paris NegativeEuropes top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London Berlin and Paris http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-reutersrankings-europeanuniversities-idUSKBN17Z09T2018-09-10
Germany Europes largest economy has yet to produce an internet company of global scale NeutralMy goal is to make our competition law more said Economy Minister Peter Altmaier http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-germany-internet/germany-seeks-to-curb-internet-giants-dominance-idUSKCN1LK1TU2018-09-08
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar-merkel/merkel-qatars-energy-sector-offers-opportunity-to-cooperate-more-idUSKCN1LN0ZH2018-09-07
BERLIN German exports and industrial output both unexpectedly fell in July in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europes largest economy are suffering from U.S. President Donald Trumps protectionist trade policies NegativeBERLIN German exports and industrial output both unexpectedly fell in July in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europes largest economy are suffering from U.S. President Donald Trumps protectionist trade policies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-trade/german-exports-output-fall-in-july-as-u-s-trade-policies-hit-idUSKCN1LN0LQ2018-09-07
BERLIN Sept 7 German exports and industrial output both unexpectedly fell in July in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europes largest economy are suffering from U.S. President Donald Trumps protectionist trade policies NegativeBERLIN Sept 7 German exports and industrial output both unexpectedly fell in July in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europes largest economy are suffering from U.S. President Donald Trumps protectionist trade policies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-trade/german-exports-output-fall-in-july-as-u-s-trade-policies-bite-idUSL5N1VS62C2018-09-07
Europes equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now expects to lose around 30 percent of its workforce as it prepares to relocate by next March NegativePARIS French drugmakers are urging European and British negotiators ahead of a crunch Brexit meeting next month to ensure the free circulation of medicines is maintained if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-france-drugmakers/french-drugmakers-urge-brexit-negotiators-to-safeguard-supply-chain-idUSKCN1LM2DL2018-09-07
Europes largest utility is phasing out its coalfired power plant portfolio as it focuses on grids renewable energy and retail business to drive growth especially in emerging markets PositiveCERNOBBIOItaly Italys biggest utility Enel is talking to a single buyer for its Russian power plant Reftinskaya and expects to wrap up the deal by the end of the year the chief executive said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-enel-plant-russia/enel-talking-to-single-buyer-for-russian-power-plant-to-close-by-year-end-idUSKCN1LN2272018-09-07
Europes top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London Berlin and Paris NegativeEuropes top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London Berlin and Paris http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-reutersrankings-europeanuniversities-idUSKBN17Z09T2018-09-07
BERLIN Sept 6 German industrial orders fell unexpectedly in July on weak foreign demand data showed on Thursday in a further sign that factories in Europes largest economy are feeling the bite of protectionist trade policies Negativemore data economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-orders/update-1-german-industrial-orders-fall-unexpectedly-in-july-idUSL5N1VS11P2018-09-06
Germany Europes largest economy has yet to produce an internet company of global scale NeutralMy goal is to make our competition law more said Economy Minister Peter Altmaier http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-internet/germany-seeks-to-curb-internet-giants-dominance-idUSKCN1LK1TU2018-09-05
BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Monday opening formal talks with the United States to address U.S. concerns that its farmers do not get a fair share of the Europes beef market NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Monday opening formal talks with the United States to address U.S. concerns that its farmers do not get a fair share of the Europes beef market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-beef/eu-commission-proposes-settling-beef-dispute-with-united-states-idUSKCN1LJ0ZU2018-09-03
VIENNA Austria plans to appeal against a ruling by Europes secondhighest court which rejected its objections to Britains plans for a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point the countrys sustainability minister said on Monday NegativeVIENNA Austria plans to appeal against a ruling by Europes secondhighest court which rejected its objections to Britains plans for a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point the countrys sustainability minister said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-nuclear-uk-austria/austria-plans-to-appeal-eu-ruling-on-uks-hinkley-point-nuclear-plant-idUSKCN1LJ0Y52018-09-03
Europes security is the United Kingdoms Raab told a joint news conference PositiveBRUSSELS EU and UK negotiators on Friday talked up prospects of agreeing a Brexit deal this autumn citing recent progress in detailing very close security cooperation to take effect after Britain leaves the bloc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-security/eu-britain-talk-up-chances-of-autumn-brexit-deal-idUSKCN1LG1N42018-09-01
LONDON European shares fell for a second day on Friday on reports that U.S. President Donald Trump is planning more tariffs on China with Europes STOXX posting its worst monthly performance since February NegativeLONDON European shares fell for a second day on Friday on reports that U.S. President Donald Trump is planning more tariffs on China with Europes STOXX posting its worst monthly performance since February http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-fall-on-renewed-fear-of-trade-conflict-idUSKCN1LG0U02018-09-01
SolarPower Europe which represents importers and installers described the move as a watershed for Europes solar industry and that it removes the biggest barrier to growth of the sector PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union will end restrictions on the sale of solar panels from China early next week in a move that EU producers said would lead to a flood of cheap imports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-trade/eu-ends-trade-controls-on-chinese-solar-panels-idUSKCN1LG1QM2018-09-01
Europes real estate sector was the worstperforming down 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/trade-fears-regain-grip-on-european-shares-real-estate-stocks-fall-idUSL8N1VL1E82018-08-30
SX86P was Europes worstperforming sector down 1 NegativeLONDON European shares fell back on Thursday tracking a decline in Asian trading as weakness in Chinese markets eclipsed optimism that a NAFTA deal could be struck by Fridays deadline http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/china-trade-fears-end-european-shares-recovery-idUSKCN1LF0MY2018-08-30
But Europes recent experience with the first wave of biosimilar antibody drugs the biggest section of the biologic market has upended expectations suggesting AbbVie wont have an easy ride NeutralYORK U.S. drugmaker AbbVie ABBV.N faces a crunch moment in Europe in midOctober when lessexpensive copies of its biologic drug Humira the worlds bestselling prescription medicine hit the market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-abbvie-biosimilars/europe-ready-to-cash-in-on-cheap-copies-of-abbvie-biotech-drug-idUSKCN1LE1JO2018-08-29
Because if the European Union decides to introduce impediments to trade or investment that dont exist today that sends a global message about Europes lack of competitiveness in the global NegativeTrade Secretary Liam Fox has urged his Asian counterparts to make their views on Brexit known to the European Union he told CNBC on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-asia/liam-fox-urges-asia-counterparts-to-convey-brexit-views-to-eu-cnbc-idUSKCN1LD0WQ2018-08-28
Macron reiterated Frances commitment to maintaining the accord but Europes leaders have appeared powerless to prevent the U.S. sanctions inflicting pain on Irans economy NegativePARIS France has told its diplomats and foreign ministry officials to postpone indefinitely all nonessential travel to Iran citing a foiled bomb plot and a hardening of Tehrans attitude towards France according to an internal memo seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-iran-exclusive/exclusive-france-restricts-travel-by-diplomats-to-iran-idUSKCN1LD1GJ2018-08-28
The interim deal has reduced the risk of a fullblown transatlantic trade dispute bringing relief for German carmakers and lifting business morale in Europes largest economy in August NegativeBERLIN Nearly three out of four companies doing business in Germany and the United States doubt that a U.S.European trade truce reached last month will be followed by a lasting agreement on largescale tariff cuts a survey showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-germany/german-u-s-companies-concerned-despite-eu-trade-truce-with-trump-survey-idUSKCN1LD14H2018-08-28
The truce between Juncker and Trump is clearly providing Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe told Reuters adding that export expectations in Europes largest economy had risen significantly after dropping in July NegativeBERLIN German business morale improved for the first time this year in August as a trade truce between the European Union and United States made company executives less concerned about a transatlantic trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-ifo/eu-trade-truce-with-trump-lifts-german-business-morale-idUSKCN1LC0MV2018-08-27
Italy has been on the front line of Europes refugee crisis seeing more than than 650000 migrants land on its shores since 2014 though numbers have fallen dramatically this year NegativeROME Italys government threatened on Friday to withhold next years contributions to the EU budget if Brussels failed to resolve a standoff over the fate of immigrants stranded for four days in an Italian port http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy/italy-threatens-to-cut-eu-funding-over-catania-migrant-standoff-idUSKCN1L91812018-08-24
LONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry NegativeLONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-advertising-gdpr-insight/europes-new-data-law-upends-global-online-advertising-idUSKCN1L80HW2018-08-23
The big question is whether this slowdown can be considered or whether it is a premature downturn with respect to Europes position within the economic noted economists at BNP Paribas NegativeBENGALURU The euro zone economy will muddle through this year and next with steady but modest growth in a slowdown from 2017 according to economists in a Reuters poll which shows a majority expecting a brewing U.S.led trade war to hold back growth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-poll/global-trade-war-to-hold-back-modest-euro-zone-growth-poll-idUSKCN1L70112018-08-22
Shortages of skilled labor and a lack of young people willing to commit to onthejob training for up to years have become big concerns for managers in Europes largest economy NegativeBERLIN A growing number of migrants are finding jobs in Germany according to data released on Tuesday that will give heart to supporters of Chancellor Angela Merkels decision to let in hundreds of thousands of war refugees since 2015 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-employment-refugees/more-refugees-find-jobs-in-germany-integration-going-pretty-well-idUSKCN1L60Y92018-08-21
While most of Europes energy firms are likely to fall in line with Washington China has indicated that it will continue to buy Iranian oil NeutralLONDON Oil rose on Tuesday buoyed by the prospect of price support from U.S. sanctions on Iran although with concern brewing about the outlook for demand particularly in light of the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing gains were limited http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-higher-as-iran-sanctions-outweigh-trade-concerns-idUSKCN1L60482018-08-21
The deal for workers of Europes biggest carmaker was reached after two weeks of negotiations the SITIAVW said NegativeMEXICO CITY German carmaker Volkswagen AG http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-volkswagen-mexico/volkswagen-mexico-agrees-5-5-percent-salary-hike-for-workers-union-idUSKCN1L40PO2018-08-20
BERLIN The German economy picked up more steam than expected in the second quarter driven by higher household and state spending suggesting that Europes biggest economy is powering ahead despite traderelated business uncertainties NegativeBERLIN The German economy picked up more steam than expected in the second quarter driven by higher household and state spending suggesting that Europes biggest economy is powering ahead despite traderelated business uncertainties http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-gdp/alive-and-kicking-german-economy-shifts-into-higher-gear-idUSKBN1KZ0E22018-08-14
Queues were longest on July 6 when nonEEA visitors had to wait for up to two hours and 36 minutes at Heathrow Europes busiest airport NegativeLONDON Passengers arriving at Londons Heathrow Airport had to queue at passport control for up to twoandahalf hours in July official figures showed sparking further criticism from aviation chiefs about delays caused by Britains border regime http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-airports-virgin-atlantic/heathrow-airport-passport-queues-reached-two-and-a-half-hours-in-july-data-idUSKBN1KY0QQ2018-08-13
Ryanair insists it will not change the lowcost model that transformed the industry and has made it Europes most profitable airline NeutralIts annoying that its happening in the summer holidays but its the only means they have http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-strike-hits-55000-passengers-across-europe-idUSKBN1KU2R92018-08-10
Ryanair operates from 86 bases in 37 countries and carried 130 million passengers last year making it Europes largest singlebrand by that measure NegativeRyanair pilots in Germany Ireland Sweden Belgium and the Netherlands went on strike on Friday in the biggest oneday strike Europes largest lowcost carrier has faced http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions-europe-timeline/timeline-ryanair-struggles-with-widespread-strike-action-idUSKBN1KV0VK2018-08-10
Ryanair pilots in Germany Ireland Sweden Belgium and the Netherlands went on strike on Friday in the biggest oneday strike Europes largest lowcost carrier has faced NegativeRyanair pilots in Germany Ireland Sweden Belgium and the Netherlands went on strike on Friday in the biggest oneday strike Europes largest lowcost carrier has faced http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions-europe-timeline/timeline-ryanair-struggles-with-widespread-strike-action-idUSKBN1KV0VK2018-08-10
The outspoken OLeary has in recent years tried to soften Ryanairs abrasive public image fearing it could be counterproductive for Europes most profitable airline NegativeIts annoying that its happening in the summer holidays but its the only means they have http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-strike-hits-55000-passengers-across-europe-idUSKBN1KU2R92018-08-10
However threequarters of Europes existing import facilities lie empty while demand for U.S. LNG on the continent remains limited NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union said it was delivering on a deal with U.S. President Donald Trump to buy more U.S. liquefied natural gas on Thursday but called on Washington to do more to make its prices competitive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-lng/after-soybeans-eu-touts-u-s-lng-imports-to-woo-trump-on-trade-idUSKBN1KU1JM2018-08-09
LONDON Europes most shunned stock market sector banking is starting to tempt some investors as a string of solid earnings updates persuade them there are cutprice deals to be had NegativeLONDON Europes most shunned stock market sector banking is starting to tempt some investors as a string of solid earnings updates persuade them there are cutprice deals to be had http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-banks-analysis/at-bargain-prices-european-banks-attract-value-hungry-investors-idUSKBN1KU1WR2018-08-09
Norwegian which is Europes third largest lowcost airline had requested permission in July to operate flights between Brazil and London starting in 2019 NegativeSAO PAULO Norwegian Air on Wednesday received a green light to operate flights in and out of Brazil according to a notice published in the countrys equivalent of the U.S. Federal Register http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airlines/norwegian-air-cleared-by-regulators-to-operate-brazil-to-london-flights-idUSKBN1KT2JO2018-08-09
Ryanair operates from 86 bases in 37 countries and carried 130 million passengers last year making it Europes largest airline by that measure NegativeDUBLIN Ryanair is facing escalating strikes across Europe as it struggles in negotiations with trade unions forcing it to cancel flights and hurting some of its bookings http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions-europe-timeline/ryanair-struggles-with-widespread-strike-action-idUSKBN1KT27V2018-08-09
HSBC France will also acquire the activities of seven European branches in Belgium the Czech Republic Ireland Italy Luxembourg the Netherlands and Spain Europes biggest bank said on Wednesday PositiveHSBC France will also acquire the activities of seven European branches in Belgium the Czech Republic Ireland Italy Luxembourg the Netherlands and Spain Europes biggest bank said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-hsbc/hsbc-shifts-european-branches-to-french-unit-control-ahead-of-brexit-idUSKBN1KT1G12018-08-08
BRUSSELS Users who publish content freely available on the internet should get consent from the person behind it Europes top court ruled on Tuesday in a boost to the blocs creative industries NegativeBRUSSELS Users who publish content freely available on the internet should get consent from the person behind it Europes top court ruled on Tuesday in a boost to the blocs creative industries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-court-copyright/eus-top-court-backs-copyright-holder-in-landmark-ruling-idUSKBN1KS1YZ2018-08-07
Overall Europes banks have performed well in the secondquarter earnings season with stronger than expected earnings growth and profitability PositiveLONDON European shares dipped on Monday in choppy trading as HSBC Europes biggest bank disappointed investors while doubts over a planned billion tieup with Praxair sank shares in German industrial gases group Linde http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-dip-as-hsbc-disappoints-trade-fears-linger-on-idUSKBN1KR0OW2018-08-07
Overall Europes banks have performed quite well in the secondquarter earnings season with stronger than expected earnings growth and profitability PositiveLONDON European shares floundered on Monday in cautious trading as Europes biggest bank HSBC disappointed investors while doubts over a planned billion tieup with Praxair sank shares in German industrial gases group Linde http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/sharp-stock-falls-mar-european-trading-as-hsbc-banco-bpm-disappoint-idUSKBN1KR0OW2018-08-06
Europes biggest airline by passenger numbers agreed to recognize unions for the first time late last year but negotiations since have faltered NegativeDUBLIN Ryanair proposed that a thirdparty mediator join talks with a trade union representing its Irish pilots who went on strike for a fourth time on Friday before wider stoppages planned around Europe next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions-ireland/ryanair-proposes-mediator-for-irish-pilots-union-talks-idUSKBN1KO1RS2018-08-04
Apples ascension to a trilliondollar valuation which helped drive a rally on Wall Street boosted Europes tech sector up 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/strong-bank-earnings-and-tech-gains-help-european-shares-recover-idUSL5N1UU1G32018-08-03
The departure of Britain Europes biggest capital market from the European Union next March is forcing exchanges to implement contingency plans in case of disruption to crossborder trading links NegativeThe panEuropean bourse runs markets in Paris Amsterdam Brussels Dublin and Portugal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-euronext-results/euronext-ceo-says-sniffing-for-deals-but-on-a-budget-idUSKBN1KO0K72018-08-03
Europes equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now expects to lose around 30 percent of its workforce as it prepares to relocate by March 2019 NegativeEuropes equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now expects to lose around 30 percent of its workforce as it prepares to relocate by March 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sanofi-brexit/more-drugmakers-build-brexit-stockpiles-as-eu-agency-faces-exodus-idUSKBN1KM4BA2018-08-02
Europes third largest insurer has been selling businesses in a dozen or so countries around the world to raise proceeds to help fund expansion NegativeEuropes third largest insurer has been selling businesses in a dozen or so countries around the world to raise proceeds to help fund expansion http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-generali-results/generali-eyes-non-life-asset-management-acquisitions-as-cash-pile-grows-idUSKBN1KM3PT2018-08-02
LONDON Aug 2 A selloff in European shares was extended on Thursday with Germanys DAX taking the brunt of investors anxieties over trade while results from industrial conglomerate Siemens disappointed and Europes biggest asset manager Amundi impressed the market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-fall-as-siemens-bmw-disappointments-hit-dax-idUSL5N1UT1U62018-08-02
LONDON Wefox one of Europes fastestgrowing insurance technology firms is close to settling on a new tripledigit euro funding round with Softbanks PositiveLONDON Wefox one of Europes fastestgrowing insurance technology firms is close to settling on a new tripledigit euro funding round with Softbanks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-softbank-group-insurance-exclusive/exclusive-insurtech-firm-wefox-in-talks-with-suitors-including-softbank-sources-idUSKBN1KM5X62018-08-02
Rouhani said during a meeting with Britains ambassador on Tuesday that after what he called the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal the ball is in Europes court NegativeLONDON Senior Iranian officials on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and a after he acted to reimpose sanctions on Tehran following his withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-rejects-trump-offer-of-talks-as-humiliation-without-value-idUSKBN1KL1YI2018-07-31
FRANKFURT Bayer and BASF among Europes largest makers of farm supplies all but ruled out pursuing genetic plant breeding at home after the EU ruled the technology should be regulated like genetically modified organisms NegativeFRANKFURT Bayer and BASF among Europes largest makers of farm supplies all but ruled out pursuing genetic plant breeding at home after the EU ruled the technology should be regulated like genetically modified organisms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-court-gmo-companies/bayer-basf-to-pursue-plant-gene-editing-elsewhere-after-eu-ruling-idUSKBN1KH1NF2018-07-28
Orban accuses Soros of promoting mass immigration to undermine Europes Christian culture NegativeBUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday that European parliament elections next year could bring about a shift toward illiberal Christian in the European Union that would end the era of multiculturalism http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hungary-orban/hungarian-pm-sees-shift-to-illiberal-christian-democracy-in-2019-european-vote-idUSKBN1KI0BK2018-07-28
Talks would seek to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and Europes retaliatory duties a step back from Trumps import protections for U.S. metal producers NegativeEurope expressed relief on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Commission chief agreed to tackle their transatlantic trade row although France cautioned that any deal must be limited and benefit both sides http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu/europe-gives-u-s-eu-trade-reprieve-a-measured-welcome-idUSKBN1KG1ON2018-07-27
ArcelorMittal agreed last year to buy Ilva Europes largest steelworks and had been due to take it over on July 1 NegativeItalys deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio said that while the Luxembourgbased ArcelorMittal had improved its environmental pledges it could still do more on the jobs front http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-ilva-arcelormittal/italys-deputy-pm-says-arcelormittals-ilva-offer-not-sufficient-on-jobs-idUSKBN1KF2DH2018-07-26
Trump and Juncker said talks would seek to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and Europes retaliatory duties a step back from Trumps import protections for U.S. metal producers NegativeBERLIN Germany welcomed an initiative agreed between U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the European Commission to ease the threat of a trade war and shares rose on the news but business groups urged the two sides to back up their words with deeds http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-germany/germany-welcomes-u-s-eu-trade-reprieve-as-step-in-right-direction-idUSKBN1KG0JH2018-07-26
Trump said the talks would seek to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and Europes retaliatory duties NeutralLONDON Britain welcomed an initiative agreed between U.S. President Donald Trump and European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker to cut trade barriers easing the threat of a transatlantic trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-britain/britain-welcomes-u-s-eu-pledge-to-lower-trade-barriers-idUSKBN1KG17J2018-07-26
BRUSSELS Crops obtained by plant breeding technique mutagenesis should fall under laws restricting the use of genetically modified organisms Europes highest court said on Wednesday in a victory for environmental campaigners NegativeBRUSSELS Crops obtained by plant breeding technique mutagenesis should fall under laws restricting the use of genetically modified organisms Europes highest court said on Wednesday in a victory for environmental campaigners http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-court-gmo/top-eu-court-gmo-rules-cover-plant-gene-editing-technique-idUSKBN1KF15L2018-07-25
BRUSSELS Europes top court told a lower tribunal on Wednesday to reexamine EU regulators ruling against a Spanish ship finance scheme a judgment that could strengthen the EUs hand in a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance NegativeBRUSSELS Europes top court told a lower tribunal on Wednesday to reexamine EU regulators ruling against a Spanish ship finance scheme a judgment that could strengthen the EUs hand in a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-spain-stateaid/top-eu-court-tells-lower-tribunal-to-review-eu-ruling-on-spanish-ship-aid-scheme-idUSKBN1KF18H2018-07-25
Inflation has picked up in central Europes fastgrowing economies but the Hungarian central bank remains one of the most dovish in the region with rates at 0 NegativeLONDON July 24 Promises of more stimulus from Beijing lifted Chinese shares to onemonth highs and boosted broader emerging equities on Tuesday while Turkeys lira retreated ahead of a central bank meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-beijing-stimulus-hopes-lift-emerging-stocks-lira-retreats-idUSL5N1UK1KL2018-07-24
Some experts on Europes farright parties and movements question the extent to which Bannon and his associates will be able to unite enlarged rightwing European Parliamentary factions NeutralLONDON Former Donald Trump political strategist Steve Bannon and a top associate have created a Brusselsbased political organization intended to undermine and ultimately paralyze the European Union Bannon and the associate told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-bannon/former-trump-aide-bannon-sets-up-group-to-undermine-eu-idUSKBN1KD20J2018-07-24
Europes autos sector was down 0 NegativeSupply fears boost crude prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bond-yields-rise-worldwide-on-boj-easing-talk-stocks-slip-idUSL5N1UJ3IP2018-07-23
Europes bond yields climbed after a Reuters report that the BoJ was discussing modifying its huge easing programme sent Japans 10year bond yield to a sixmonth high NegativeSupply fears boost crude prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bond-yields-rise-worldwide-on-boj-easing-talk-stocks-slip-idUSL5N1UJ3IP2018-07-23
Trump who frequently criticizes Europes 10 percent car tariffs is also studying adding a 25 percent levy on auto imports which would hit both Europe and Japan hard NegativeBUENOS AIRES Global finance leaders called on Sunday for steppedup dialogue to prevent trade and geopolitical tensions from hurting growth but ended a twoday G20 meeting with little consensus on how to resolve multiple disputes over U.S. tariff actions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-g20-argentina/g20-calls-for-stepped-up-trade-dialogue-no-agreement-on-path-forward-idUSKBN1KC0JT2018-07-23
Trump who frequently criticizes Europes 10 percent car tariffs is also studying adding a 25 percent levy on automotive imports which would hit both Europe and Japan hard NegativeBUENOS AIRES The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting dominated by trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-g20-argentina/u-s-courts-allies-with-free-trade-offers-at-g20-france-resists-idUSKBN1KB0KE2018-07-23
EU leaders have avoided going public with criticism aware of the fragility of Mays government but many have major reservations notably about how Britains plans could disrupt Europes single market NegativeBRUSSELS Britains proposals on its future relationship with the European Union contain constructive elements but many questions remain EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-barnier/uks-brexit-plans-useful-but-questions-remain-barnier-idUSKBN1KA1RQ2018-07-20
Europes autos sector extended falls down nearly 2 percent after Trumps comments and set for their biggest losses day for three weeks NegativeTrump threatens tariffs on bln of Chinese imports http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-falter-on-yuan-slide-new-tariff-threat-idUSL8N1UG3LI2018-07-20
In addition Britains Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency also plays a pivotal role in Europes decentralised system of drug supervision which is based on mutual recognition NegativeLONDON Drug regulators across Europe are hiring extra staff and increasing their workload as the role of British experts in the EUwide system of medicines supervision winds down ahead of Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-pharmaceuticals/eu-drug-regulators-step-up-work-to-prepare-for-no-deal-brexit-idUSKBN1KA1IN2018-07-20
FRANKFURT Germanybased SAPs late push into fastgrowing sales and marketing software has won Europes most valuable technology company plaudits from industry analysts PositiveFRANKFURT Germanybased SAPs late push into fastgrowing sales and marketing software has won Europes most valuable technology company plaudits from industry analysts http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sap-strategy/sap-sales-software-pitch-gets-high-marks-execution-now-key-idUSKBN1K81O82018-07-18
LONDON British Airways said on Wednesday that its operations at Londons Heathrow Europes biggest airport were disrupted because of an issue with a suppliers IT systems NegativeLONDON British Airways said on Wednesday that its operations at Londons Heathrow Europes biggest airport were disrupted because of an issue with a suppliers IT systems http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iag-britain-computers/british-airways-reports-computer-problems-affecting-check-in-idUSKBN1K82MI2018-07-18
WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which has investigated Alphabets Google in the past for abuse of web dominance said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europes recent decision to fine the company 4 NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which has investigated Alphabets Google in the past for abuse of web dominance said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europes recent decision to fine the company 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-usa/u-s-tech-enforcer-says-will-read-closely-eu-statement-on-google-idUSKBN1K82K42018-07-18
Europes Stoxx 600 was up 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-ride-out-oil-rout-as-focus-turns-to-fed-idUSL8N1UD2142018-07-17
Europes food sector is one of the biggest winners from the deal which should allow it to capitalize on Japanese demand for highquality cheese chocolates meats and pasta Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-eu-trade/japan-eu-sign-free-trade-pact-amid-worries-about-trump-idUSKBN1K714I2018-07-17
The Western Balkans strategically positioned on Europes southern flank is a key access point for China to reach central Europe and beyond Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-silkroad-europe-montenegro-insi/chinese-highway-to-nowhere-haunts-montenegro-idUSKBN1K60QX2018-07-17
Although fans from European countries were outnumbered by their Latin American counterparts Sorokin said Europes interest in the World Cup picked up as the tournament went on Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-soccer-worldcup-organisers/organizers-say-world-cup-has-transformed-perception-of-russia-idUSKBN1K40FX2018-07-14
Europes secondquarter corporate earnings season begins in earnest next week with analysts predicting robust average growth of 8 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets-themes/take-five-world-markets-themes-for-the-week-ahead-idUSKBN1K32HX2018-07-14
While the Commissions proposal targets big online platforms the parliamentary committee subsequently broadened the scope to give more power to Europes creative industries Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-digital-chief-urges-lawmakers-to-ease-tough-copyright-stand-idUSKBN1K32JT2018-07-14
DUBLIN Pilots in Ryanairs home country Ireland on Thursday announced two more oneday strikes increasing pressure on Europes largest lowcost carrier to improve conditions to stave off a wave of industrial action across Europe Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanairs-irish-pilots-announce-two-more-strikes-idUSKBN1K20TY2018-07-13
Ryanair which flies in 37 countries and carried 130 million passengers last year is Europes largest airline by passenger numbers according to the International Air Transport Association Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanairs-irish-pilots-announce-two-more-strikes-idUSKBN1K20TY2018-07-13
An end to close UK participation would be to the detriment of Europes prosperity and security and could result in delays and additional costs to the program Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-security-factbox/factbox-uk-plans-to-stay-in-europol-and-eurojust-after-brexit-idUSKBN1K21XW2018-07-12
Britain said it wants the satellite navigation system Galileo Europes version of GPS to be a core component of a future security partnership Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-security-factbox/factbox-uk-plans-to-stay-in-europol-and-eurojust-after-brexit-idUSKBN1K21XW2018-07-12
DUBLIN Pilots in Ryanairs home country Ireland held a strike for the first time on Thursday as they demanded better conditions from Europes largest lowcost carrier which is trying to stave off a wave of industrial action across Europe Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-pilots-in-ireland-start-first-strike-idUSKBN1K20TY2018-07-12
Europes moves were less pronounced than Asias had been perhaps reflecting that caution Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-commodities-regain-footing-after-slump-idUSL8N1U823U2018-07-12
Europes sensitivity to higher U.S. tariffs is second only to Asias with the auto sector particularly in the firing line Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks-earnings-analysis/trade-war-looms-over-european-company-earnings-idUSKBN1K220A2018-07-12
LONDON Investors will be watching Europes exporters like hawks this earnings season picking over results for signs that escalating protectionism worldwide has started to dent companies investment plans and outlook Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks-earnings-analysis/trade-war-looms-over-european-company-earnings-idUSKBN1K220A2018-07-12
The companies had appealed to the General Court Europes secondhighest court asking for the European Commissions 2014 decision to be thrown out and their fines reduced Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-cartel-court/goldman-sachs-prysmian-others-lose-challenge-against-eu-cartel-fine-idUSKBN1K21DY2018-07-12
The situation is still chaotic Europes Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said in Innsbruck Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy/italy-minister-blocks-migrants-on-ship-in-government-tug-of-war-idUSKBN1K22MU2018-07-12
U.S. companies aspiring to revive supersonic jet travel in the wake of Europes Concorde have built a business case around faster speeds for highpaying travelers but face the challenge of reining in noise and emissions to meet new standards Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airplane-supersonic-usa-factbox/factbox-supersonic-planemakers-target-faster-speeds-quieter-engines-idUSKBN1K220H2018-07-12
Data published on Monday also showed that German exports grew more than expected in May slightly alleviating investors concerns Europes biggest economy would be dented by trade tensions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-hit-two-week-high-as-growth-optimism-returns-idUSKBN1JZ0PQ2018-07-10
Under the budget military spending by Europes largest economy will rise to 1 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-military/german-mid-term-military-budget-not-enough-says-defense-ministry-idUSKBN1JZ0XH2018-07-10
BERLIN July 9 German exports rose by more than imports in May widening the trade surplus data showed on Monday in a further sign that Europes biggest economy remains in robust form despite trade tensions the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-trade/german-exports-rise-more-than-expected-in-may-idUSL8N1U23LW2018-07-09
A key committee at the European Parliament subsequently added more muscle to the proposal to give more power to Europes creative industries Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-reject-tough-line-on-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1JV16A2018-07-08
BERLIN German industrial output bounced back in May suggesting that factories in Europes largest economy are gathering steam again after a weak start to the year but Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned that an escalating trade war could weigh on growth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-output/trade-fears-persist-despite-brighter-german-data-idUSKBN1JW0T52018-07-08
Europes publishers EMMA ENPA EPC and NME and the Society of Audiovisual Authors were similarly scathing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-reject-tough-line-on-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1JV16A2018-07-08
LONDON Atomico which runs Europes largest independent venture fund has hired former managers from Google and Uber to help drive international expansion for its portfolio of more than 50 startups and growth stage firms it said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-venturecapital-moves/venture-firm-atomico-signs-up-ex-uber-and-google-managers-idUSKBN1JV2ES2018-07-08
2 percent saying rising protectionism and the threat of a hard Brexit had exposed Europes biggest economy to significant shortterm risks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-imf/imf-cuts-german-2018-economic-growth-forecast-to-2-2-percent-idUSKBN1JV0A32018-07-05
BERLIN July 5 German industrial orders bounced back in May with a strongerthanexpected increase after four consecutive monthly drops data showed on Thursday suggesting that factories in Europes largest economy will shift into a higher gear Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-orders/german-industrial-orders-rebound-with-stronger-than-expected-rise-in-may-idUSL8N1U026B2018-07-05
Europes tech sector which came under pressure in the previous session after a Chinese court banned U.S. peer Micron selling chips regained ground with a 1 percent rise Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-advance-as-u-s-tariff-suspension-hopes-boost-autos-idUSL8N1U10YV2018-07-05
The Iran deal is good for Europes he told Reuters referring to the accord signed by world powers in 2015 that curbs Tehrans ability to develop nuclear weapons Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-europe/eu-lawmakers-back-plan-for-european-investment-bank-work-in-iran-idUSKBN1JU2N52018-07-05
Europes tech sector was fell percent led by falls in chipmakers STMicro and Infineon which were down by nearly 8 percent and 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/trade-worries-dent-stocks-yuan-steadies-idUSKBN1JU03V2018-07-04
Europes tech sector was led 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-retreat-as-trade-worries-weigh-on-tech-idUSL8N1U00IK2018-07-04
London is Europes biggest securities trading center and home to several panEU platforms including Cboe that must now rethink their crossborder setup due to Brexit potentially fragmenting market access Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cboe/amsterdam-adds-to-exchange-brexit-spoils-with-cboe-win-idUSKBN1JT0NN2018-07-03
The reduction deals a blow to one of Europes biggest and most expensive industrial projects Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airshow-britain/airbus-plays-down-a380-cutback-as-storm-clouds-gather-idUSKCN0ZT1CV2018-07-03
But on Eurostoxx 50 dividend futures are drawing more interest according to Societe Generale and BNP Paribas banks that dominate Europes equity derivatives business Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-war-markets-analysis/investors-seek-cover-as-trade-battles-rattle-world-markets-idUSKBN1JS0CQ2018-07-02
Even if Merkel once Europes most powerful leader limps on as chancellor she is widely seen as having lost control of her parliamentary group and her authority is waning Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/merkel-seeks-way-out-of-german-crisis-as-minister-dangles-resignation-idUSKBN1JS0NJ2018-07-02
Even if Merkel once Europes most powerful leader limps on as chancellor the bitter dispute is a sign that her authority is waning say experts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/german-conservatives-urge-merkel-seehofer-to-settle-migrant-row-idUSKBN1JS0NJ2018-07-02
The increase in refinancing and stable volumes saw lending to Europes highgrade companies increase at the half year point to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/emea-loans/emea-syndicated-loans-steady-at-us478bn-idUSL8N1TY42S2018-07-02
They questioned however whether the New York investors confrontational style would win points with one of Europes biggest companies with a reputation for conservatism Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-thirdpoint/new-salvo-from-activist-investor-turns-up-heat-on-nestle-idUSKBN1JS1962018-07-02
BRUSSELS Europes trade ties with Washington could do with less drama the EUs chief executive said on Friday ahead of his trip there next month to seek to resolve a spat over U.S. metals tariffs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-usa-junkcer/eus-juncker-says-trade-ties-with-u-s-could-do-with-less-drama-idUSKBN1JP1YX2018-06-29
Europes divisions over migration policy have undermined the unity of the European Union threatened its borderfree Schengen area and plunged German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition into turmoil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-france-text/france-italy-agree-aspect-of-migration-reform-full-deal-far-away-idUSKBN1JO3622018-06-29
June 29 Italias economy minister wants to appoint top financial bureaucrat Alessandro Rivera who helped manage the nations recent banking crisis as head of the Treasury which oversees one of Europes heaviest debt burdens sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/italy-treasury-directorgeneral/italy-economy-minister-favours-insider-rivera-for-treasury-chief-idUSL8N1TV39S2018-06-29
Such secondary is not supposed to happen under EU rules but has proven unstoppable inside Europes zone of controlfree travel Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-summit/papering-over-cracks-eu-leaders-claim-summit-victory-on-migration-idUSKBN1JP2NC2018-06-29
The summit underscored how Europes 2015 spike in immigration continues to haunt the bloc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-summit/eu-cuts-migration-deal-after-marathon-talks-differences-remain-idUSKBN1JN3AP2018-06-29
BERLIN German consumer sentiment remained unchanged heading into July the market research group GfK said on Thursday as fears that a trade conflict between Europe and the United States cloud the outlook for Europes largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-gfk/german-consumer-sentiment-remains-unchanged-headed-into-july-idUSKBN1JO0J22018-06-28
BRUSSELS June 28 Europes music broadcasting and publishing industries have hit back at internet critics of an EU overhaul of copyright rules saying claims the reforms might lead to the demise of the internet amount to misinformation and scaremongering Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/creative-industries-hit-back-at-internet-critics-of-eu-copyright-revamp-idUSL8N1TT5H02018-06-28
Europes migration crisis which peaked with the arrival of more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 has tapered off with arrivals falling to the tens of thousands this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-migrants-girl/no-happy-ending-for-african-girl-who-became-face-of-migration-idUSKBN1JO2HK2018-06-28
The Italian market for soured bank debt Europes biggest is proving resilient to growing political risk in the country after an antiestablishment government came to power this month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-credit-agricole-loans/bain-capital-credit-to-buy-450-million-euro-soured-loans-from-credit-agricole-italia-source-idUSKBN1JO20A2018-06-28
Europes falls came after Asian stocks sold off violently on trade fears with Chinese bluechips hitting a 13month low Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/trade-war-fears-weigh-as-europes-banks-autos-stocks-extend-losses-idUSKBN1JN0SO2018-06-27
FRANKFURT Europes semiconductor industry is requesting more help from the European Union as it seeks to build on a tentative revival embrace technologies such as artificial intelligence and ride out trade wars that threaten global supply chains Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-tech/european-chip-industry-seeks-more-eu-help-to-extend-revival-idUSKBN1JN1SD2018-06-27
Other recommendations in the report which responds to a request for inputs from Gabriel earlier this year include boosting Europes selfreliance in creating a skills task and unifying research efforts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-tech/european-chip-industry-seeks-more-eu-help-to-extend-revival-idUSKBN1JN1SD2018-06-27
Tata Steel Europes labor representatives are also close to approving the deal two people familiar with the matter said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thyssenkrupp-tata-steel-exclusive/exclusive-thyssenkrupp-nears-jv-compromise-deal-with-tata-steel-sources-idUSKBN1JN1KE2018-06-27
LONDON Modest gains from Europes main bourses relieved nervy investors on Tuesday after the latest escalation in an increasingly global trade storm pummeled Wall Street and sent China into market territory Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/europe-claws-higher-after-china-enters-bear-territory-idUSKBN1JM0362018-06-26
LONDON The European Unions stance on satellite navigation system Galileo Europes version of GPS after Brexit raises questions over the Britains future security relationship with the bloc Guto Bebb a defense minister said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-galileo/eu-galileo-stance-raises-questions-over-security-work-post-brexit-uk-minister-idUSKBN1JM27W2018-06-26
ROME In less than a month as Italys combative interior minister Matteo Salvini has won a reputation as Europes Donald Trump on immigration Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-salvini/echoes-of-trump-as-italys-salvini-gets-tough-on-migrants-idUSKBN1JM24H2018-06-26
Tenyear sale to test appetite for peripheral Europes debt Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eurozone-bonds/update-1-spain-bond-sale-to-test-euro-zone-resistance-to-political-risk-idUSL8N1TS2NB2018-06-26
BERLIN German business confidence ebbed in June to its lowest in more than a year suggesting the mood among company executives in Europes biggest economy is darkening as the world edges toward a fullblown trade war Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-ifo/german-business-morale-hits-lowest-in-more-than-a-year-idUSKBN1JL0U12018-06-25
BRUSSELS The European Commission has signed an agreement with four major online retailers to combat the listing of dangerous products on Europes online shopping sites Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-retail-safety/eu-in-agreement-with-amazon-ebay-to-tackle-dangerous-product-listings-idUSKBN1JL1QF2018-06-25
Italy has become Europes biggest market for bad loans following a recession which wiped out a quarter of the countrys industrial output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cerved-group-outlook/italian-debt-collector-cerved-expects-ma-to-boost-profits-idUSKBN1JL1LT2018-06-25
Europes lack of Big stocks to match Amazon and Facebook has held it back and hampered its relative earnings growth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-bounce-but-eye-worst-week-since-march-on-trade-tremors-idUSKBN1JI0RU2018-06-22
Bregier is the former CEO of Matra BAE Dynamics a venture formed in 1996 between British and French interests that led development of Europes Storm cruise missile Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-france-britain-defence-bregier/ex-airbus-boss-urges-uk-french-defence-industry-ties-after-brexit-idUSKBN1JH0OV2018-06-21
Europes big move was a 3 percent drop in car shares to ninemonth lows after MercedesBenz maker Daimler warned the global trade tensions were slowing its sales Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-dollar-stalls-at-11-month-high-oil-slides-ahead-of-opec-idUSL8N1TN2ZE2018-06-21
Europes quickening migration diplomacy coincides with an international outcry over the U.S. administrations policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/challenged-at-home-merkel-seeks-emergency-eu-meeting-on-migration-idUSKBN1JG1G92018-06-21
TOKYO Around a quarter of Japanese businesses have made progress on meeting some of the easier requirements under Europes new data privacy regulations while about another 20 percent plan to do so a Reuters poll found Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-japan-companies/japan-firms-slow-to-get-compliant-with-new-eu-data-privacy-rules-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1JG3JJ2018-06-21
Analysts at Thomson Reuters said the change to the renewable target is likely to impact future carbon prices in Europes Emissions Trading System Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-energy-climate/eu-agrees-final-energy-saving-renewables-targets-idUSKBN1JG1JD2018-06-20
As a result shares in Volkswagen BMW and Daimler have fallen sharply taking Europes autos index to a sevenmonth low Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-trade-dashboard/rpt-graphic-from-the-aussie-to-soybeans-and-cars-whats-at-risk-in-a-trade-war-idUSL8N1TL5RF2018-06-20
BRUSSELS Europes attempts to force Google Microsoft and other tech giants to share revenues with publishers and bear liability for internet content have triggered criticism from internet pioneers ahead of a key vote on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-reforms-draw-fire-from-internet-luminaries-as-key-vote-looms-idUSKBN1JF2RL2018-06-20
Europes companies in general are more exposed to the global economy than their U.S. counterparts making them more vulnerable to countries imposing higher tariffs on goods Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/escalating-tariff-war-hits-europes-autos-stocks-and-multinationals-idUSKBN1JF0SM2018-06-20
FRANKFURT SAP SE Europes most valuable technology company was sued on Wednesday by U.S. company Teradata which accused it of stealing trade secrets copyright infringement and antitrust violations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-teradata-sap/teradata-sues-germanys-sap-alleging-it-stole-trade-secrets-idUSKBN1JG2JP2018-06-20
Irans nuclear chief said on Tuesday that Europes proposals to salvage the deal were not satisfying for Tehran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-missiles-range/iran-says-no-plans-to-increase-missile-range-rejects-talks-with-trump-idUSKBN1JF0RN2018-06-20
LONDON Irans nuclear chief said on Tuesday that Europes proposals to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal from the pact were not satisfying for Tehran warning that all sides would lose if Iran is sidelined by the West the IRNA state news agency said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nuclear-iran-salehi/iran-says-europes-proposals-not-enough-to-save-nuclear-deal-irna-idUSKBN1JF34X2018-06-20
THE HAGUE Europeans who went off to fight on behalf of Islamic State have not flooded back in large numbers since losing strongholds in Syria and Iraq Europes police agency said on Wednesday but they have inspired a growing number of homegrown attacks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-security-europol/few-islamic-state-fighters-return-but-home-grown-attacks-rise-europol-says-idUSKBN1JG1WH2018-06-20
The European champions took the lead in the fourth minute when Cristiano Ronaldo charged into the box to bury his header and become Europes top international scorer with 85 goals Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-por-mar-coach/portugal-lost-the-plot-despite-morocco-victory-coach-santos-idUSKBN1JG22I2018-06-20
The increasing tempo of migration diplomacy coincides with the summer peak season for migrants sailing in small boats from north Africa to Europes southern shores Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/european-states-meet-to-tackle-growing-migration-rifts-idUSKBN1JG1G92018-06-20
We are opening a new Merkel said after the talks which produced an eightpage declaration Europes promises of security and prosperity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/merkel-macron-back-euro-zone-budget-in-new-chapter-for-bloc-idUSKBN1JF1L82018-06-20
We urge all MEPs of to contest this report and to support balanced copyright rules which respect online rights and support Europes digital CCIAs Maud Sacquet said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-parliament-committee-votes-for-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-to-rein-in-tech-giants-idUSKBN1JG1FE2018-06-20
While Europes economy has picked up and there is no immediate sign of financial stress many analysts say reforms are needed to protect the single currency Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/merkel-macron-back-euro-zone-budget-in-new-chapter-for-bloc-idUSKBN1JF1L82018-06-20
Europes companies are in general far more exposed to the global economy than U.S. counterparts making them more vulnerable to countries slapping higher tariffs on goods Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-escalating-tariff-war-hits-europes-autos-stocks-and-multinationals-idUSL8N1TL1HM2018-06-19
ROME Italy wants Europes border agency to stop migrants in transit countries before they board boats rather than working in the Mediterranean Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy/italy-wants-eu-border-agency-in-africa-not-at-sea-idUSKBN1JF1ZT2018-06-19
Some smaller states like Luxembourg and Malta have immediately opposed the plan saying tax changes should be made only at global level to avoid damage to Europes competitiveness Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital/eu-leaders-to-urge-progress-on-digital-tax-despite-concerns-draft-says-idUSKBN1JF1LC2018-06-19
Volkswagen Group was plunged into crisis in 2015 after U.S. regulators found Europes biggest carmaker had equipped cars with software to cheat emissions tests on diesel engines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-emissions-audi-ceo-explain/audi-ceo-crisis-threatens-fragile-truce-among-vw-stakeholders-idUSKBN1JF1EW2018-06-19
While Europes economy has picked up and there is no immediate sign of financial stress many analysts maintain that reforms are needed to protect the single currency Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-france-germany/macrons-euro-zone-reforms-grand-vision-reduced-to-pale-imitation-idUSKBN1JE2KT2018-06-19
VALENCIA Spain A migrant rescue boat turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday ending a grueling voyage which has made it a symbol of Europes failure to agree on immigration Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-spain/migrant-boat-turned-away-by-italy-arrives-in-spain-idUSKBN1JD0332018-06-17
As Europes biggest military power along with France Britain is central to European security efforts but has long blocked defence integration fearing the creation of an EU army Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-defence/uk-seeks-closest-possible-security-pact-with-eu-after-brexit-minister-idUSKBN1JB0VM2018-06-16
GENEVA Europes physics research center CERN launched an upgrade of its Large Hadron Collider on Friday six years after the huge particle accelerator solved an enduring riddle by confirming the existence of the elusive Higgs boson Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-cern/revamped-collider-to-shine-brighter-light-on-physics-mysteries-at-cern-idUSKBN1JB2842018-06-16
Its gains helped Europes aerospace and defense index Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/escalating-trade-dispute-sinks-european-shares-idUSKBN1JB0US2018-06-16
What do you do in Kosovo one of Europes poorest countries if youre unemployed but young computersavvy and proficient in If youre also entrepreneurial one cottage industry you might consider is cryptocurrency or digital coins Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-kosovo/with-jobs-short-but-power-cheap-kosovars-get-mining-cryptocurrency-idUSKBN1JB1UH2018-06-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel hinted at a new front in the trade row with the United States on Friday warning that Europes strategic interests rode on the future of Europes car industry and hinting at competition probes of U.S. internet giants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany-merkel/merkel-floats-tougher-stance-in-trade-row-with-u-s-idUSKBN1JB12Y2018-06-15
BERLIN The dominance of big internet platforms from the United States raises the question of whether competition authorities in Germany and Europe should intervene to defend Europes economic and social model German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany-merkel/competition-authorities-might-need-to-look-at-big-u-s-platforms-merkel-idUSKBN1JB12Y2018-06-15
Europes biggest bank will also be trying to sign up U.S. customers who are likely to have multiple cards already Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hsbc-usa/hsbc-battles-entrenched-locals-past-mistakes-in-u-s-credit-card-push-idUSKBN1JB1802018-06-15
Italy summoned Frances envoy on Wednesday and angrily rejected French criticism of its immigration policies escalating a diplomatic row that is widening one of Europes main political fault lines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-pope/pope-says-countries-must-unite-on-migration-as-italy-france-clash-idUSKBN1JA0YJ2018-06-14
ROME Italy summoned Frances envoy on Wednesday and angrily rejected French criticism of its immigration policies escalating a diplomatic standoff that is widening one of Europes main political fault lines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy/italy-summons-french-envoy-as-migration-dispute-escalates-idUSKBN1J90XW2018-06-14
STOCKHOLM Northvolt has cut the estimated cost of building Europes largest battery factory giving a boost to a project that faces a battle to attract investors worried about Asias headstart in the industry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northvolt-financing/northvolt-cuts-cost-estimate-for-european-battery-plant-as-seeks-investors-idUSKBN1JA2LF2018-06-14
This deal is a hardwon victory in our efforts to unlock the true potential of Europes clean energy EU Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said on Twitter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-energy/eu-agrees-32-percent-renewables-target-for-2030-idUSKBN1JA0W52018-06-14
LONDON The bosses of some of Europes biggest banks will ask Britains Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to give them a reason to stay in the City of London after Brexit now that hopes are fading for a generous EU trade deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks-analysis/bankers-to-ask-theresa-may-why-they-should-stay-after-brexit-idUSKBN1J922T2018-06-13
ROME Italy summoned Frances envoy on Wednesday and angrily rejected French criticism of its immigration policies escalating a diplomatic standoff that widens one of Europes main political fault lines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-italy/italy-summons-french-envoy-as-migration-row-escalates-idUSKBN1J90XW2018-06-13
The European Central Bank is expected later this week to outline its own plans to stop emergency asset purchases highlighting Europes rebound from crisis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed/with-rate-hike-in-the-bag-focus-turns-to-feds-policy-language-idUSKBN1J80DA2018-06-12
need to be Goranov said stressing that the ERM2 entry should not resemble Bulgarias efforts to join Europes passportfree Schengen zone Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bulgaria-eurozone/bulgaria-will-seek-to-enter-both-erm-2-and-banking-union-within-a-year-idUSKBN1J826B2018-06-12
LONDON Londons status as Europes leading hub for the tech sector will help it weather Brexit despite the best efforts of Paris Berlin and others to compete the British capitals mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-london/mayor-khan-says-booming-tech-sector-to-help-london-through-brexit-idUSKBN1J71ZA2018-06-11
PARIS An Ernst Young survey shows Paris has overtaken London as Europes most attractive destination for foreign investors for the first time since EY began such reports 15 years ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-economy/paris-beats-london-as-europes-favorite-investment-destination-ey-idUSKBN1J711N2018-06-11
Shares of the company which says it operates Europes largest used vehicle exchange are expected to open up as much as 5 percent according to premarket indicators Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bca-marketplace-m-a-apax/car-auctioneer-bca-marketplace-rejects-2-15-billion-buyout-idUSKBN1J70LP2018-06-11
The firm has also blamed Brexit for hitting demand in Europes secondlargest autos market where demand fell 6 percent last year a source told Reuters in April Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jaguarlandrover-britain/jaguar-to-cut-more-uk-jobs-as-it-moves-discovery-output-to-slovakia-idUSKBN1J71HD2018-06-11
BERLIN U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to back out of a Group of Seven communique through a Twitter message has destroyed trust and Europes answer must be to stick even closer together Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit-germany-maas/trumps-g7-u-turn-destroys-trust-europe-must-stick-together-germanys-maas-idUSKBN1J60LV2018-06-10
Europes answer must be to stick even closer together defend its interests and strengthen alliances with countries such as Japan and Canada Maas said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-g7-summit-wrapup/u-s-canada-spat-escalates-europeans-criticize-trumps-g7-move-idUSKBN1J60TG2018-06-10
BERLIN June 8 German industrial output fell unexpectedly in April data showed on Friday suggesting that factories in Europes largest economy started the second quarter on a weak footing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-output/german-industry-output-falls-unexpectedly-in-april-idUSL5N1TA0SZ2018-06-08
Europes largest budget airline formally sought approval for the deal on Thursday as it moves to consolidate its foothold in Austria a fastgrowing hub for eastern European destinations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-laudamotion-m-a-ryanair-hldgs-eu/eu-regulators-to-rule-on-ryanair-laudamotion-deal-by-july-12-idUSKCN1J412X2018-06-08
SYDNEY Asian shares stepped back from a month high on Friday as risk appetite soured on bets that Europes massive monetary stimulus was nearing an end compounded by uncertainty over trade relations ahead of a key meeting of global leaders Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-wobbly-as-risk-sentiment-sours-euro-buoyant-idUSKCN1J400B2018-06-08
BERLIN June 7 Weak demand from domestic and euro zone clients led to a fourth straight monthly drop in German industrial orders in April suggesting factories in Europes largest economy will shift into a lower gear over coming months Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-orders/update-1-german-industrial-orders-plunge-as-trade-war-fears-weigh-idUSL5N1T90Q22018-06-07
LONDON June 6 Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of Deutsche Banks dramatic fall from grace over recent years is that its still Europes largest player in world financial markets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-markets-deutsche/rpt-column-deutsches-dwindling-market-cap-belies-still-huge-global-footprint-mcgeever-idUSL5N1T84N72018-06-07
Volkswagen Europes largest automaker by sales confirmed it had participated in the latest funding round but did not give details Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gett-fundraising/ride-hailing-firm-gett-raises-80-million-from-vw-others-idUSKCN1J311K2018-06-07
But banks shipping firms and insurance companies are now distancing themselves from the Islamic republic leaving Europes refiners few options but to stop oil purchases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-europe/european-refiners-winding-down-purchases-of-iranian-oil-idUSKCN1J21F02018-06-06
Europes benchmark Stoxx 600 index was flat with interestratesensitive utilities stocks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/euro-boosted-but-bonds-and-stocks-cautious-after-hawkish-ecb-comments-idUSKCN1J202N2018-06-06
In approaching the tradeoffs of Brexit he said Britain had decided that Europes safety was far too important to be negotiated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-security/eu-shooting-itself-in-the-foot-over-galileo-uk-minister-idUSKCN1J22AM2018-06-06
Owned by Spains Ferrovial Qatar Investment Authority and China Investment Corporation among others Heathrow is Europes busiest airport but is now operating at full capacity Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-airports-heathrow-explainer/londons-new-runway-progress-at-last-but-no-take-off-yet-idUSKCN1J21ZR2018-06-06
These refiners account for most of Europes purchases of Iranian crude which represent around a fifth of the countrys oil exports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-europe/european-refiners-winding-down-purchases-of-iranian-oil-idUSKCN1J21F02018-06-06
Earlier surveys showed growth in Germany Europes largest economy slumped to a 20month low in June while the expansion in French services also plummeted Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-pmi/euro-zone-economic-outlook-darkens-in-may-some-light-still-shines-idUSKCN1J10U02018-06-05
League leader Matteo Salvini has pledged Italy will no longer be Europes refugee Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-politics/italys-new-pm-vows-radical-change-flanked-by-party-bosses-idUSKCN1J111P2018-06-05
The League in particular is seeking to clamp down on irregular migration with party leader Matteo Salvini pledging that Italy will no longer be Europes refugee Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-politics/italys-conte-promises-radical-change-in-address-to-parliament-idUSKCN1J111P2018-06-05
Europes largest retailer was very on the market in China where with the help of Tencent it plans to use facial recognition technology to help make the checkout process quicker Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-carrefour-china/carrefour-sees-china-as-testing-ground-for-new-retail-methods-idUSKCN1J01WE2018-06-04
ROME Italy will no longer be Europes refugee newly installed interior minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday as he promised tough action to reduce migrant arrivals and send back those who have already come Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-politics/italy-will-no-longer-be-europes-refugee-camp-vows-new-government-idUSKCN1J017Z2018-06-04
Western Europes first antiestablishment government which faces its first confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday seems determined to hit the ground running Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-politics/italy-will-no-longer-be-europes-refugee-camp-vows-new-government-idUSKCN1J017Z2018-06-04
SYDNEY The new president of Europes Airbus said digital technology would sweep through aircraft factories in coming years enabling higher production and triggering a significant shift in research and development spending toward hightech manufacturing Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-iata-airbus-interview/airbus-chief-says-automation-to-revamp-jet-manufacturing-help-meet-demand-idUSKCN1IZ0AZ2018-06-03
WHISTLER British Columbia June 1 The United States appears to have understood Europes concerns about its latest tariffs on steel and aluminium imports possibly paving the way for a solution at some point in the future German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/g7-summit-finance-germany/germanys-scholz-says-u-s-grasps-eu-tariff-concerns-idUSL9N1QV0262018-06-02
In a letter to the committee released by Greens lawmaker Sven Giegold on Twitter on Friday Apple said it was waiting for Europes secondhighest court to rule on its appeal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-apple-taxation/apple-declines-invite-to-eu-hearing-cites-appeal-against-eu-tax-order-idUSKCN1IX4JK2018-06-01
Desir the office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europes representative on media freedom flew to Kiev to meet Babchenkos colleagues in a show of solidarity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ukraine-russia-journalist/ukraine-defends-ruse-faking-journalists-murder-others-criticize-alarmist-stunt-idUSKCN1IW1QM2018-05-31
Hellenic is Europes third biggest oil refiner based on its market value of 2 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-privatisation-hell-pe/glencore-four-others-interested-in-hellenic-petroleum-sale-idUSKCN1IV2IF2018-05-31
Italy is Europes biggest market for soured bank loans and high on the radar of international investors who have been also snapping up debt servicing businesses Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-italy-banco-bpm/banco-bpm-eyes-bad-loan-unit-sale-to-speed-up-clean-up-sources-idUSKCN1IW2L32018-05-31
Asked whether political events in Italy could contribute to an economic shift in Germany Europes biggest economy and euro zone growth driver he said We do fear that a Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-politics-dihk/italys-crisis-could-become-a-disaster-warns-germanys-dihk-idUSKCN1IV12X2018-05-30
Italys two antiestablishment parties the 5Star Movement and League renewed efforts to form a government raising hopes that Europes third largest economy could avoid a new election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-climbs-as-worries-over-italys-politics-ease-idUSKCN1IV1HW2018-05-30
Slovakia has not been a major transit or destination country during Europes migrant crisis Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-slovakia-politics-police/anger-at-choice-of-insider-as-slovak-police-chief-after-journalists-murder-idUSKCN1IV2BP2018-05-30
BRUSSELS Europes top court on Tuesday said halal slaughter is only allowed in licensed slaughterhouses ruling that a Belgian ban on the ritualized religious slaughter by Muslims elsewhere did not infringe on freedom of religion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-court-halal/eu-top-court-upholds-belgian-limits-on-halal-slaughter-idUSKCN1IU1CK2018-05-29
Europes STOXX 600 skidded 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-fall-on-italian-turmoil-euro-oil-at-multi-week-lows-idUSL3N1T01B12018-05-29
Political uncertainty in Italy and Spain meanwhile boosted demand for safehaven German bonds with both short and longdated bond yields in Europes biggest economy falling to fresh multimonth lows Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eurozone-bonds/rpt-italy-bond-yields-soar-euro-falls-on-political-worries-idUSL5N1T01A32018-05-29
While Toyear Italian bond yields have soared to 3 over percent recent days they are well below levels they hit at the height of Europes debt crisis Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-italy-ecb-constancio/ecbs-constancio-tells-italy-read-the-rules-on-central-bank-support-idUSKCN1IU0ZU2018-05-29
ROME The euro looked to have dodged a bullet when Italys wouldbe eurosceptic coalition government collapsed at the weekend but it may turn out to have been the opening salvo in a war over Europes single currency Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-italy-politics-euro-election-analysis/italys-fresh-election-risks-being-referendum-on-euro-idUSKCN1IT1IF2018-05-28
They learned from that terrible experience not to embed emnity but that you had to try and build friendships with each said Merkel Europes longest serving leader Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/germanys-merkel-laments-fraying-of-multilateral-order-idUSKCN1IT1GG2018-05-28
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz who heads a rightwing coalition opposed to Turkey joining the European Union also said last month Erdogan would be barred from trying to Europes Turkish communities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-germany/turkey-condemns-decision-to-allow-pro-kurdish-party-rally-in-germany-idUSKCN1IR0LB2018-05-27
DUBLIN Irelands prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of a quiet in what was once one of Europes most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ireland-abortion/ireland-ends-abortion-ban-as-quiet-revolution-transforms-country-idUSKCN1IR0892018-05-27
Europes border agency Frontex said in January that it expected a further increase in irregular immigration to Spain this year with flows boosted by the use of fast boats Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-spain/spain-rescues-over-500-migrants-in-mediterranean-idUSKCN1IS0J92018-05-27
DUBLIN Ireland is set to liberalize some of the worlds most restrictive abortion laws after exit polls suggested a landslide vote for change in what was until recently one of Europes most socially conservative countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ireland-abortion/ireland-to-end-abortion-ban-in-historic-vote-idUSKCN1IR0892018-05-26
DUBLIN The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the worlds most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide two exit polls from a referendum showed on Friday as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europes most socially conservative countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ireland-abortion/ireland-set-to-end-abortion-ban-in-landslide-vote-exit-polls-idUSKCN1IP3TJ2018-05-26
As Europes new privacy law took effect on Friday one activist wasted no time in asserting the additional rights it gives people over the data that companies want to collect about them Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-privacy-lawyer/austrian-data-privacy-activist-takes-aim-at-forced-consent-idUSKCN1IQ0ZI2018-05-25
DUBLIN Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was quietly confident that a strong early turnout in Irelands abortion referendum on Friday would favor those seeking change in what two decades ago was one of Europes most socially conservative countries Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ireland-abortion/pro-abortion-rights-irish-pm-confident-amid-high-referendum-turnout-idUSKCN1IP3TJ2018-05-25
FRANKFURT Proposed tougher European rules for foreign clearing houses may still leave EU regulators short of the power they need to protect Europes financial sector after Britain leaves the bloc a board member of Germanys central bank warned Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-clearing-buba/bundesbanker-ill-at-ease-over-post-brexit-euro-clearing-rules-idUSKCN1IQ1OV2018-05-25
1 percent and Europes autos sector was the worstperforming losing 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-make-timid-gains-while-autos-stocks-stall-idUSL5N1SV1PB2018-05-24
1 percent higher and Europes autos sector was the worstperforming losing 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-european-shares-on-the-rise-while-autos-stocks-stall-idUSL5N1SV2142018-05-24
9 percent and Europes autos sector was the worstperforming losing 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/shares-sink-as-u-s-north-korea-meeting-axed-trade-fears-hurt-autos-idUSKCN1IP02O2018-05-24
Europes Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the decision provides a tailormade rulebook for Gazproms future Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gazprom-antitrust/eu-ends-antitrust-case-against-gazprom-without-fines-idUSKCN1IP1IV2018-05-24
Europes big banks put consolidation on the back burner following the financial crash and ensuing debt crisis focusing largely on getting their own houses in order Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-bank-agm-bnp-paribas/bnp-paribas-ceo-rules-out-big-deals-when-asked-about-deutsche-bank-idUSKCN1IP1UU2018-05-24
His unrivalled range of short and long passing can tear apart sides and he has registered more assists than any other player in Europes top five leagues since 2012 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-star/belgium-bank-on-king-of-assists-de-bruyne-to-steer-them-to-glory-idUSKCN1IP29O2018-05-24
Household consumption a key pillar of support for Europes largest economy in recent years rose by 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-gdp/update-1-construction-consumption-drive-german-growth-in-first-quarter-idUSL5N1SV1BD2018-05-24
Street dominance over Europes struggling banks hits record Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-banks-champion/column-song-remains-the-same-as-bond-traders-european-banks-struggle-mcgeever-idUSL5N1ST4F62018-05-24
Twentysixyearold De Bruyne has been the linchpin with Pep Guardiolas recordbreaking English champions Manchester City registering more assists than any other player in Europes top five leagues since 2012 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-prospects/belgium-seek-to-match-potential-with-good-performance-in-russia-idUSKCN1IP29G2018-05-24
A former train station now hosts Europes largest startup incubator which houses venture capital private equity and other earlystage investors as well as partners such as Facebook and Microsoft too Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-tech/macron-tells-global-tech-ceos-there-is-no-free-lunch-idUSKCN1IO1V62018-05-23
LONDON May 23 The euro fell to a sixmonth low on Wednesday after growth in Germanys private sector slowed in May to its lowest in more than years a survey showed raising concerns that a slowdown in Europes biggest economy in recent months was more widespread than previously thought Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-markets-pmi/rpt-euro-falls-bond-yields-drop-after-german-pmi-hits-20-month-low-idUSL5N1SU2CL2018-05-23
The company provides battery storage systems to households with rooftop solar panels and links up homeproduced electricity to other solar users in Germany Europes biggest solar market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-sonnen-batteries-funding/german-solar-battery-maker-sonnen-secures-shell-cash-to-expand-idUSKCN1IO0DO2018-05-23
VELIKA KLADUSA Bosnia Thousands of refugees and migrants have crossed this year into EU member Croatia from Bosnia on their way to Europes richer countries but many are stuck in border towns where locals say they can no longer cope and worry about security Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-bosnia/bosnian-border-town-residents-help-migrants-but-worry-about-security-idUSKCN1IO1U32018-05-23
BRUSSELS Europes proposals to open its markets wider to U.S. products including cars appear not to have persuaded Washington to lift the threat of import tariffs on EU steel and aluminum the blocs trade chief said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-eu/trump-wants-more-from-eu-to-lift-tariffs-eu-trade-chief-idUSKCN1IN1642018-05-22
BRUSSELS German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday it was unclear whether Europes appeal to the United States to be exempt from import tariffs on steel and aluminum would succeed but the bloc would push as hard as possible in the coming days Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-germany/eu-must-push-hard-to-secure-u-s-tariff-exemption-altmaier-idUSKCN1IN1PL2018-05-22
Europes autos sector climbed 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-european-shares-rise-as-italy-recovers-and-china-tariff-cut-boosts-autos-idUSL5N1ST1HX2018-05-22
Europes big carmakers Volkswagen BMW and Daimler jumped 1 to 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/wrapup-6-global-stocks-mixed-amid-wall-st-profit-taking-european-rally-china-moves-idUSL5N1ST4K82018-05-22
Now as Europes new data protection law comes into effect this week activists are looking to turn the tables Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy/activists-turn-tables-on-companies-as-eu-privacy-law-comes-in-idUSKCN1IN1KF2018-05-22
Savonas background as a vocal critic of Europes construction make him the least marketfriendly Mizuho strategists told clients Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-bonds/italy-bond-yields-off-multi-month-highs-as-markets-weigh-political-risk-idUSKCN1IN1AW2018-05-22
1 percent with while the rest of Europes trading centers were un positive territory Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-oil-and-dollar-rise-as-trade-war-put-on-hold-idUSL5N1SS1AC2018-05-21
Europes General Data Protection Regulation which takes effect on Friday has been billed as the biggest shakeup of data privacy laws since the birth of the web Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/insurance-cyber-gdpr/insurers-cash-in-on-new-european-data-privacy-rules-idUSL5N1SN6QY2018-05-21
Europes single currency has dropped around seven cents in about a month amid a sharp dollar rally Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-edges-up-vs-yen-as-u-s-china-trade-war-fears-recede-idUSL3N1SS0QP2018-05-21
LONDON May 21 Data privacy rules coming into force this week are giving Europes fledgling cyber insurance market a boost as they make companies more aware of the risks caused by customer information breaches Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/insurance-cyber-gdpr/insurers-cash-in-on-new-european-data-privacy-rules-idUSL5N1SN6QY2018-05-21
Germany is Europes biggest exporter to the United States Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-usa/german-companies-worry-trump-moving-toward-america-alone-idUSKCN1IL0I32018-05-20
Heathrow Europes busiest airport is around 10 miles from the wedding venue in St Georges Chapel Windsor Castle Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-wedding-airport/air-traffic-controllers-give-harry-and-meghan-the-gift-of-silence-idUSKCN1IK0DC2018-05-19
LONDON Europes medicines regulator said it was assessing evidence that GlaxoSmithKlines successful HIV drug dolutegravir might be linked to birth defects adding it should not be prescribed to women seeking to become pregnant Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-gsk-hiv-defects/eu-warns-of-possible-birth-defect-link-to-gsks-hiv-drug-idUSKCN1IJ1YH2018-05-18
BELGRADE Europes rising basketball talent Luka Doncic is still uncertain whether he will move to the NBA during the summer break the 19yearold Slovenian said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-basketball-euroleague-doncic/real-madrids-doncic-still-pondering-summer-nba-move-idUSKCN1II2402018-05-17
BERLIN Peter Bostelmann an industrial engineer at Europes technology giant SAP discovered meditation during a personal crisis a decade ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-world-work-sap/at-germanys-sap-employee-mindfulness-leads-to-higher-profits-idUSKCN1II1BW2018-05-17
Europes FX traders nursed dollar index positions after its latest surge but was struggling to keep a foothold back above Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/rpt-global-markets-government-borrowing-costs-rise-as-oil-heads-back-to-the-80s-idUSL5N1SO2VD2018-05-17
Europes auto lobby ACEA said the reduction levels proposed were far too Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-trucks-emissions/eu-aims-to-cut-co2-emissions-from-trucks-by-a-third-by-2030-idUSKCN1II18E2018-05-17
Europes blocking has never been used until now and its rules are vague and difficult to enforce Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-europe/macron-rules-out-trade-war-over-iran-deal-as-firms-head-for-exit-idUSKCN1II2H22018-05-17
Europes largest automotive group has scaled back brand presentations at traditional car shows including Detroit and Frankfurt since the VW emissions scandal erupted in 2015 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-autoshow/volkswagens-biggest-brand-to-by-pass-paris-auto-show-idUSKCN1II0WD2018-05-17
It raised questions about Europes ability to monitor money laundering on its own turf Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-eu-banks/eu-says-block-on-u-s-sanctions-on-iran-of-limited-use-for-eu-banks-idUSKCN1II17K2018-05-17
France Germany and Britain are leading a European effort to safeguard Europes economic interests but have few options that pose any threat to the United States Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-france-total/frances-total-to-quit-iran-gas-project-if-no-sanctions-waiver-idUSKCN1IH1XK2018-05-16
NonEU Norway is Europes secondlargest gas supplier after Russia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-norway-omv-gazprom-exclusive/exclusive-norway-not-happy-with-gazprom-omv-asset-swap-deal-energy-minister-idUSKCN1IH1FP2018-05-16
2 percent after Europes biggest economy reported firstquarter growth slightly slower than expected Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-weak-data-weighs-on-european-shares-bank-stocks-rise-after-results-idUSL5N1SM2Y02018-05-15
Deutsche Telekom Europes largest telecoms firm argues that the deal will distort competition in Germany Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-vodafone/vodafone-to-pay-21-8-billion-for-liberty-assets-to-boost-european-presence-idUSKBN1IA0MP2018-05-09
Vodafone will become Europes leading next generation network owner serving the largest number of mobile customers and households across the Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-vodafone/vodafone-to-pay-21-8-billion-for-liberty-assets-to-strengthen-european-presence-idUSKBN1IA0MP2018-05-09
We dont exist to do Zurichs chief financial officer George Quinn told an analysts call saying the focus for Europes fifthlargest insurer was on smaller transactions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zurich-ins-group-m-a/zurich-insurance-plays-down-ma-talk-as-first-quarter-premiums-beat-idUSKBN1IA1RH2018-05-09
Europes General Data Protection Regulation has been billed as the biggest shakeup of data privacy laws since the birth of the web Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-analysis/european-regulators-were-not-ready-for-new-privacy-law-idUSKBN1I915X2018-05-08
Momentum fizzled in Europe however with a panEuropean index trading flat and Europes tech index down 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/tech-sector-gains-keep-world-shares-near-one-week-high-idUSKBN1I904H2018-05-08
The ECB intervened after the sector failed to consolidate fast enough to make Europes crossborder capital market compete better with the United States where settlement is cheaper Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecb-markets-settlement-exclusive/exclusive-ecb-needs-to-consider-fee-hike-for-securities-platform-ecb-document-idUSKBN1I91G32018-05-08
As Europes biggest exporter to the United States Germany is desperate to avoid an EU trade war with the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-orders/weak-foreign-demand-pushes-down-german-industrial-orders-idUSKBN1I80G32018-05-07
BERLIN German industrial orders unexpectedly dropped for the third month running in March due to weak foreign demand data showed on Monday suggesting factories in Europes largest economy are shifting into a lower gear Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-orders/weak-foreign-demand-pushes-down-german-industrial-orders-idUSKBN1I80G32018-05-07
Data earlier this month showed a sharp drop in demand for diesel cars in Britain which is Europes secondlargest autos market Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-diesel/nissan-to-gradually-withdraw-from-diesel-vehicle-market-in-europe-idUSKBN1I81GA2018-05-07
FRANKFURT U.S. steel tariffs have led to an increase in volumes on Europes steel market as some manufacturers divert their product to the European Union the head of Germanys steel association told a newspaper Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany/u-s-steel-tariffs-impacting-eu-market-german-steel-association-idUSKBN1I80NW2018-05-07
Her counterpart Swedens Peter Hultqvist had a similar It is important that Britain is involved in Europes future security cooperation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-defence/eu-defenses-post-brexit-starting-to-take-shape-idUSKBN1I81172018-05-07
The debate about tariffs has probably created great uncertainty in Europes exportdriven Gitzel added Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-orders/weak-foreign-demand-pushes-down-german-industrial-orders-idUSKBN1I80G32018-05-07
BERLIN As Europes biggest exporter to the United States and with more than 1 million German jobs at stake Germany is desperate to avoid a European Union trade war with the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-trade-analysis/exposed-and-dependent-germany-desperate-to-avoid-trade-war-idUSKBN1I51WS2018-05-04
BRUSSELS EU regulators may set up their own algorithms to find companies that use software to fix prices with peers or squeeze out their rivals Europes antitrust chief said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-algorithm/eu-considers-using-algorithms-to-detect-anti-competitive-acts-idUSKBN1I51982018-05-04
Europes largest automaker will expand its internal whistleblower system and beef up compliance to prevent the misconduct that triggered the scandal CEO Herbert Diess said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-agm/new-vw-ceo-vows-integrity-drive-but-investors-unimpressed-idUSKBN1I40R82018-05-04
The move comes two weeks after Vattenfall launched plans to become northwestern Europes largest operator of EVcharging infrastructure within five years Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sweden-vattenfall-volvocars-electric/swedens-vattenfall-boosts-its-ev-charging-market-with-volvo-cars-deal-idUSKBN1I422L2018-05-04
Balducchi who is wellknown to aerospace analysts after a stint running investor relations at Europes largest aerospace group reiterated the deal should close by midyear Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bombardier-airbus-exclusive/cseries-bosses-named-as-airbus-bombardier-deal-takes-shape-memos-idUSKBN1I32AP2018-05-03
Europes largest automotive group is in robust health both operationally and financially Diess said predicting another good year Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-volkswagen-agm/vw-still-looking-at-whether-to-spin-off-assets-ceo-idUSKBN1I40R82018-05-03
Europes panEuropean STOXX 600 index was down 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-global-markets/trade-worries-keep-world-stocks-subdued-dollar-holds-gains-idUSKBN1I401F2018-05-03
FRANKFURT Europes economic slowdown came sooner than expected and factors holding back growth may persist in the near term but the European Central Bank is still making progress in lifting inflation ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ecb-policy-praet/ecb-making-substantial-inflation-progress-praet-idUSKBN1I418S2018-05-03
Their outperformance has even defied data indicating Europes growth acceleration may be running out of steam Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-bonds-periphery/southern-europe-bond-spreads-defy-the-odds-even-as-ecb-pullback-looms-idUSKBN1I40LC2018-05-03
1 percent providing the bedrock for Europes gains as copper prices recovered on strong China factory data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-tech-stocks-shine-after-apple-results-as-european-shares-climb-idUSL8N1S91MB2018-05-02
7 percent providing the bedrock for Europes gains as copper prices recovered on strong China factory data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/tech-stocks-and-miners-drive-european-shares-higher-after-apple-results-idUSKBN1I30TP2018-05-02
8 percent providing the bedrock for Europes gains as copper prices recovered on strong China factory data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/tech-stocks-shine-after-apple-results-as-european-shares-climb-idUSKBN1I30TP2018-05-02
DUBLIN Irelands High Court has refused a request by Facebook to delay referral to Europes top court of a landmark privacy case that could strike down legal instruments used by U.S. tech companies to transfer EU users data to the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-ireland/irish-court-rejects-facebook-bid-to-delay-eu-data-privacy-case-idUSKBN1I315J2018-05-02
Europes tech sector rose 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-tech-stocks-shine-after-apple-results-as-european-shares-climb-idUSL8N1S91MB2018-05-02
For Europes stocks followers only Londons FTSE and Denmarks bourse were open Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/dollar-goes-positive-for-year-before-fed-meeting-idUSKBN1I22JH2018-05-01
DUBLIN Facebook bid on Monday to block referral of a landmark privacy case to Europes top court by requesting a lastditch appeal seeking to avoid a potential ban on the legal instrument it uses to transfer users data to the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-privacy-ireland/facebook-bids-to-keep-data-privacy-case-from-eus-top-court-idUSKBN1I11EY2018-04-30
Overall Europes firstquarter results season has kicked off relatively weakly particularly compared to the first quarter of 2017 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-2-european-shares-end-april-on-a-high-as-sainsbury-asda-merger-shakes-up-retail-idUSL8N1S71JD2018-04-30
NATO Europes spending is rising again and Germany Europes biggest economy has been increasing its defense budget which will see its spending quota rise to 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nato-foreign-pompeo/on-first-day-pompeo-charms-nato-but-warns-on-iran-defense-spending-idUSKBN1HY0CA2018-04-28
Europes largest aerospace group said it was reducing deliveries of the 250300seater to around 50 aircraft in 2019 without giving a figure for its previous plans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-airbus-results/airbus-cuts-a330-output-first-quarter-profit-capped-by-engine-delays-idUSKBN1HY0E22018-04-27
Europes last attempt to land a rover vehicle on the surface of Mars ended in disappointment in 2016 when Schiaparelli span out of control and slammed into the red sand Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-mars-rover/exomars-rover-prepares-for-shake-down-ahead-of-mars-trip-idUSKBN1HX2F22018-04-27
If the 2020 mission goes to plan it would be Europes first rover on Mars following several successful NASA landings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-mars-rover/exomars-rover-prepares-for-shake-down-ahead-of-mars-trip-idUSKBN1HX2F22018-04-27
Europes rises dragged it of oneweek lows though a mixed set of earnings weighed including a 79 percent drop in profit at Deutsche Bank Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-euro-tip-toe-higher-ahead-of-ecb-news-conference-idUSKBN1HX02H2018-04-26
The United States sees the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline which would double the existing pipelines annual capacity of 55 billion cubic meters as a threat to Europes energy security Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-usa/ahead-of-merkel-trip-to-u-s-germany-downbeat-on-trade-tariffs-idUSKBN1HX11J2018-04-26
The threatened tariffs are an acid test for the transatlantic said BDI President Dieter Kempf adding one in four jobs in Europes biggest economy depends on exports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-usa/ahead-of-merkel-trip-to-u-s-germany-downbeat-on-trade-tariffs-idUSKBN1HX11J2018-04-26
Falls in Asias and then Europes main bourses pushed the 47country MSCI world share index Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-stocks-move-towards-longest-losing-streak-of-the-year-idUSKBN1HW02F2018-04-25
Two days ago Europes antitrust said it had launched a procedure to see if the 900 million euro Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alitalia-m-a-government/italy-cabinet-to-meet-thursday-to-delay-alitalia-sale-bridge-loan-sources-idUSKBN1HW22U2018-04-25
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz who heads a rightwing coalition opposed to Turkey joining the European Union said last week Erdogan would be barred from trying to Europes Turkish communities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-politics-europe/turkey-tells-council-of-europe-to-mind-its-own-business-on-elections-idUSKBN1HV1KP2018-04-24
BERLIN The German government has lowered its economic growth forecast for this year a source familiar with the decision said on Tuesday reflecting expectations that an upswing in Europes largest economy was losing some momentum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-ifo/germany-lowers-growth-forecast-as-business-morale-weakens-source-idUSKBN1HV0PU2018-04-24
Markets brushed off further signs that Europes biggest economy Germany is losing some of its momentum with the Ifo business climate index falling in April Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/google-helps-stock-markets-recover-oil-stretches-above-75-idUSKBN1HV01Z2018-04-24
SAP SAP.G Europes largest tech company by stock market valuation announced upbeat results in the seasonally tough first quarter Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/google-helps-stock-markets-recover-oil-stretches-above-75-idUSKBN1HV01Z2018-04-24
SAP SAP.G Europes largest tech company by stock market valuation meanwhile announced upbeat results in the seasonally tough first quarter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/google-helps-stock-markets-recover-oil-tops-75-idUSKBN1HV01Z2018-04-24
SAP.G Europes largest tech company by stock market valuation announced upbeat results in the seasonally tough first quarter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-global-markets/google-helps-stock-markets-recover-oil-stretches-above-75-idUSKBN1HV01Z2018-04-24
brushed off further signs that Europes biggest economy Germany is losing some of its momentum with the Ifo business climate index falling in April Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-global-markets/google-helps-stock-markets-recover-oil-stretches-above-75-idUSKBN1HV01Z2018-04-24
PAULO Europes decision to ban meat imports from several Brazilian suppliers affects 30 to 35 percent of the countrys exports to the bloc and will force companies to find new markets while officials work to reverse the measure Brazils Agriculture Minister said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-brazil-meat/eu-bans-20-brazilian-meat-plants-hits-35-percent-of-exports-idUSKBN1HQ2AN2018-04-20
With oil prices currently at a barrel Europes exploration and production firms are pricing in a longterm oil price of just per barrel Barclays analysts estimate Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-markets-oil-stocks/oil-stocks-face-crucial-earnings-test-as-investors-venture-back-in-idUSKBN1HR0KC2018-04-20
The institutes also said an upswing in Europes largest economy was losing momentum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-economy/u-s-tariffs-on-metal-imports-wont-dampen-german-exports-economic-institutes-idUSKBN1HQ0YL2018-04-19
By pouring billions of public money into new fossil gas infrastructure Europe would wave goodbye to the Paris Friends of the Earth Europes Antoine Simon said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-spain-gas-exclusive/exclusive-study-for-eu-questions-jumbo-france-spain-gas-pipe-plan-sources-idUSKBN1HO34R2018-04-18
Investors were watching Europes earnings season for signs of strain from a stronger euro with Continental providing an early indication the currencys rise was hurting exporters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/ftse-shines-as-world-stocks-near-four-week-highs-idUSKBN1HP03Y2018-04-18
PARIS A report prepared for the European Commission has questioned the economic viability of plans to build a gas pipeline connecting Spain and France designed in part to help reduce Europes reliance on Russian piped gas five sources told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-spain-gas-exclusive/exclusive-study-for-eu-questions-jumbo-france-spain-gas-pipe-plan-sources-idUSKBN1HO34R2018-04-18
STRASBOURG Investigations into how Google may be using its Android smartphone operating system and its AdSense advertising service to thwart rivals are advancing Europes antitrust chief said on Wednesday amid concern about the lengthy proceedings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/eu-antitrust-chief-says-investigation-of-googles-android-adsense-is-advancing-idUSKBN1HP2YL2018-04-18
Strong metals prices boosted by supply concerns after U.S. sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal helped send Europes basic resources stocks higher Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/ftse-shines-as-world-stocks-near-four-week-highs-idUSKBN1HP03Y2018-04-18
Strong metals prices boosted by supply concerns after U.S. sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal helped send Europes basic resources stocks surging 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-global-markets/world-stocks-near-four-week-highs-morgan-stanley-shines-idUSKBN1HP03Y2018-04-18
LONDON April 17 Legal General Investment Management one of Europes biggest asset managers has written to the chief executives of some of the worlds top companies calling for more action on issues including climate change and board diversity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/lg-funds-governance/update-1-asset-manager-lg-puts-climate-diversity-on-agenda-at-agms-idUSL8N1RU1I32018-04-17
LONDON Some of Europes biggest venture capital firms are buying into sales of new virtual coins or asking their investors to give them the freedom to do so in a sign of mainstream investor backing for the booming but controversial crowdfunding tool Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-venture/europes-venture-capitalists-embrace-virtual-currency-craze-idUSKBN1HO2NG2018-04-17
We welcome todays proposals which can help authorities obtain digital evidence more effectively and with more transparency and legal said Alexandre Roure CCIA Europes senior manager Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-data-regulations/tech-companies-to-be-forced-to-give-police-overseas-data-under-eu-proposal-idUSKBN1HO1YT2018-04-17
ZURICH A proposal to increase the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams is impossible to carry out and does not make sense according to the head of the umbrella organization representing Europes biggest domestic soccer leagues Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-fifa-olsson/plan-for-48-team-world-cup-impossible-say-european-leagues-idUSKBN1HO2XC2018-04-17
Cellnex is Europes No Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-abertis-m-a-atlantia-cellnex-telecom/benettons-pin-colors-to-telecoms-masts-with-cellnex-stake-idUSKBN1HN2JJ2018-04-16
VW paid million for its stake in Navistar bolstering Europes biggest automakers access to the lucrative North American truck market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-volkswagen-trucks/vws-trucks-division-open-to-buying-majority-of-navistar-idUSKBN1HN1FN2018-04-16
22 deal in June 2017 to acquire Europes biggest steel plant Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ilva-m-a-arcelormittal-eu/arcelormittal-submits-divestment-proposals-for-ilva-deal-to-eu-commission-idUSKBN1HK0ZP2018-04-13
Europes air traffic control agency warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in the next 72 hours Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/uk-europe-stocks/european-shares-pull-back-on-syria-tensions-strong-update-lifts-tesco-idUSKBN1HI2KE2018-04-13
PMIs have been slipping off multiyear highs and markets are starting to wonder whether Europes peak has been reached Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets-themes/take-five-world-markets-themes-for-the-week-ahead-idUSKBN1HK2BK2018-04-13
PRAGUE Europes carmakers are not looking to challenge fines if they fail to meet the European Unions 2020 CO2 emissions goals but want governments to do more to help them hit targets the head of the main industry lobby group said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-autos/europes-carmakers-not-disputing-co2-fines-but-want-more-help-idUSKBN1HK2GJ2018-04-13
Schwimmer takes charge as Britains planned departure from the European Union in 2019 raises questions about the LSEs strategy at the heart of Europes biggest financial center Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lse-ceo/london-stock-exchange-group-turns-to-goldmans-schwimmer-as-ceo-idUSKBN1HK0MA2018-04-13
Schwimmer takes charge as Britains planned departure from the European Union in 2019 raises questions about the LSEs strategy at the heart of Europes biggest financial centre Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-lse-ceo/goldmans-schwimmer-to-steer-london-stock-exchange-through-brexit-idUSKBN1HK0KJ2018-04-13
The last four winners of Europes Champions League would all qualify along with the runnersup and the previous four winners of the secondtier Europa league Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa-club-exclusive/soccer-qualifying-for-new-club-world-cup-would-take-place-over-four-seasons-idUSKBN1HK1WW2018-04-13
At the peak of Europes migrant crisis in 2015 96465 lone children applied for asylum in the EU although numbers have fallen since then Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-court-refugee-minors/teen-refugees-can-apply-for-families-to-join-them-in-eu-court-idUSKBN1HJ1ID2018-04-12
DFDS said U.N. RoRos freight market was one of Europes most and that it was operationally similar to northern Europe where DFDS does most of its current business Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-unroro-m-a-dfds/denmarks-dfds-agrees-to-buy-turkish-shipper-u-n-ro-ro-in-1-2-billion-deal-idUSKBN1HJ0RZ2018-04-12
LONDON Leading bankers warned on Thursday that Britain is yet to feel the real impact of Brexit which will undermine its status as a global finance center as companies prepare to shift jobs out of London to preserve access to Europes single market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks/top-bankers-warn-londons-status-as-a-global-finance-center-at-risk-from-brexit-idUSKBN1HJ2FA2018-04-12
Some major airlines were rerouting flights after Europes air traffic control agency urged caution for aircraft flying in the eastern Mediterranean due to possible air strikes on Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/u-s-crude-hits-highest-since-2014-on-missile-concerns-idUSKBN1HI04C2018-04-12
The announcement came two days after Europes air traffic control agency told carriers flying over the eastern Mediterranean to exercise caution due to possible air strikes into Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airspace/kuwait-airways-stops-beirut-flights-after-security-warning-idUSKBN1HJ0J02018-04-12
Consumer authorities will finally get teeth to punish the Europes Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-consumers/eu-plans-more-powers-for-consumers-to-sue-companies-idUSKBN1HI1KI2018-04-11
Eurocontrols warning cited a document from the Safety Agency Europes safety regulator Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airspace/braced-for-air-strikes-on-syria-some-airlines-re-route-flights-idUSKBN1HI01E2018-04-11
Eurocontrols warning cited a document from the Safety Agency Europes safety regulator a copy of which was not immediately available Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airspace/eurocontrol-warns-airlines-of-possible-missile-strikes-into-syria-idUSKBN1HI01E2018-04-11
Europes air traffic control agency warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in next 72 hours Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-pull-back-on-syria-tensions-strong-update-lifts-tesco-idUSKBN1HI0WJ2018-04-11
SINGAPORE April 11 Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday adding to steep gains in the previous session as markets eyed an escalation of Middle East tensions after Europes air traffic control agency warned of possible air strikes on Syria in the next 72 hours Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-near-2014-highs-over-warnings-of-western-air-strikes-against-syria-idUSL3N1RO08C2018-04-11
SINGAPORE Some major airlines were rerouting flights on Wednesday after Europes air traffic control agency warned aircraft flying in the eastern Mediterranean to exercise caution due to possible air strikes into Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airspace/braced-for-air-strikes-on-syria-some-airlines-re-route-flights-idUSKBN1HI01E2018-04-11
Some airlines were rerouting flights after Europes air traffic control agency warned aircraft flying over the eastern Mediterranean to exercise caution because of possible air strikes against Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-shaky-as-syria-tensions-pound-russias-rouble-idUSKBN1HI0202018-04-11
ALGIERS A rare public appearance by veteran Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fuelling speculation he will run for a fifth term next year a move that would mean at least shortterm stability for a key U.S. ally and one of Europes main gas suppliers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/rare-appearance-fuels-speculation-algerias-bouteflika-will-run-again-idUSKBN1HH2FZ2018-04-10
BRUSSELS The European Union launched on Tuesday a venture capital fund of aimed at boosting investment in innovative startups and narrow Europes gap with the United States and China in turning small firms into with high market valuation Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-venturecapital/eu-chases-unicorns-with-venture-capital-plan-to-bolster-start-ups-idUSKBN1HH1F12018-04-10
Iceland has been Europes most popular location for miners of digital currencies such as bitcoin and ethereum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-crypto-currencies-nordics-energy/cryptocurrency-miners-seek-cheap-energy-in-norway-and-sweden-idUSKBN1HH13L2018-04-10
24 percent helped by Europes benchmark Stoxx 600 index that rose 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-stocks-rally-as-trump-tweet-eases-trade-war-fears-idUSL3N1RM23S2018-04-09
BERLIN German exports plunged unexpectedly in February posting their biggest monthly drop in years and narrowing the trade surplus data showed on Monday in a further sign that growth in Europes biggest economy could have reached its peak Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-trade/german-exports-post-biggest-drop-since-2015-idUSKBN1HG0MY2018-04-09
Orbans victory is a confirmation of Central Europes emancipation Polands deputy foreign minister and envoy to the EU Konrad Szymanski said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-hungary-election/hungarian-pm-could-target-soros-organizations-right-after-election-win-idUSKBN1HG1DG2018-04-09
Europes biggest export to China is telecommunications equipment according European statistics office Eurostat Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trade-china-europe/investors-scope-out-potential-european-wins-from-u-s-china-frictions-idUSKCN1HC1XN2018-04-06
LONDON Heavy snow slowed activity in Europes dominant service industry last month but with growth still relatively strong policy expectations for the European Central Bank and Bank of England are unlikely to change Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-pmi/ecb-boe-unlikely-to-go-off-piste-after-snow-induced-slowdown-idUSKCN1HC0TV2018-04-05
Many Roma who are in the public eye in Hungary which has one of Central Europes largest minorities at 800000 people never reveal their identities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-roma-art/not-just-housewives-and-whores-roma-women-fight-prejudice-with-art-idUSKCN1HC0422018-04-05
4 billion euros and is Europes third biggest oil refiner based on that value Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-privatisations-hellpe/greece-paneuropean-oil-agree-to-divest-50-1-percent-in-hellenic-petroleum-idUSKCN1HB0U62018-04-04
Europes reaction was sour too with Londons FTSE and Pariss CAC40 down around 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-recoil-as-china-fires-back-in-u-s-trade-war-idUSL5N1RH2FX2018-04-04
MOSCOW Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it has discussed possible cooperation opportunities with Italian gas grid company Snam Europes biggest gas pipeline operator Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-gazprom-snam-it/russias-gazprom-says-discusses-cooperation-with-italys-snam-idUSKCN1HB1P72018-04-04
LONDON Europes manufacturing boom stumbled in March as optimism waned and demand ebbed owing to a powerful winter storm surveys showed on Tuesday but expansion was still broadbased across the continent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-pmi/european-factory-growth-knocked-by-beast-from-the-east-idUSKCN1HA0VD2018-04-03
4 percent in February dragged down by the seventh consecutive monthly decline in domestic demand as sales in Europes second biggest car market continue to slump an industry body said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-economy-autos/uk-car-output-falls-in-february-as-domestic-demand-slumps-idUSKBN1H43FZ2018-03-29
Banks and consumer stocks helped Europes main bourses 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-reboot-after-tech-problems-first-quarter-losses-loom-idUSKBN1H500Z2018-03-29
Europes biggest automaker also said it would extend incentives for buyers of new diesel cars Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions-volkswagen/volkswagen-offers-to-buy-back-new-diesels-if-bans-introduced-idUSKBN1H50YZ2018-03-29
In return Airbus has pledged to provide all necessary support and to Europes largest defense project Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-a400m-germany-exclusive/exclusive-germany-raises-fears-over-capabilities-of-airbus-a400m-aircraft-idUSKBN1H51CX2018-03-29
LONDON Equity investors looking for protection from techled share reversals trade wars and Europes slowing economic momentum may find that the sectors they usually seek out during market storms are no longer the safe havens they once were Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-markets-stocks-defensive/investors-back-on-the-defensive-but-where-to-hide-idUSKBN1H51UH2018-03-29
BERLIN German consumer sentiment rose unexpectedly heading into April as shoppers became more upbeat about their income and grew more willing to spend a survey showed on Wednesday indicating Europes biggest economy is on course for further expansion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-gfk/consumer-cheer-baby-boom-underpin-german-economic-growth-idUSKBN1H41YE2018-03-28
BRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager who has taken on Google Apple and Qualcomm in recent years is looking to three academics to help her deal with anticompetitive practices in fastmoving technology markets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-tech/eu-antitrust-chief-turns-to-academics-to-help-tackle-tech-challenges-idUSKBN1H42SN2018-03-28
German Bunds seen as Europes most secure asset due to Berlins tripleArated finances rallied hard to send 10year yields back under 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-tech-problems-send-world-shares-skidding-again-idUSL8N1RA21F2018-03-28
Oil markets have until now been dominated by two financial futures US West Texas Intermediate and Europes Brent crude Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures-explainer/explainer-shanghai-crude-futures-complete-globalization-of-oil-markets-idUSKBN1H41FX2018-03-28
Thyssenkrupp and Tata have said the deal will help them tackle overcapacity in Europes steel market which faces cheap imports subdued construction demand and inefficient old plants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thyssenkrupp-tata-steel/thyssenkrupp-tata-steel-venture-faces-fresh-union-opposition-idUSKBN1H42BL2018-03-28
4 million barrels done in Shanghais morning session initially topped the Brent May crude contract before Europes benchmark came alive around 0500 GMT Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghai-crude-futures-roar-into-action-as-global-merchants-dominate-trade-idUSKBN1H207T2018-03-26
EU leaders also cited Turkeys importance as a NATO ally on Europes southern flank and in curbing immigration to Europe from the Middle East and Africa Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey/eu-leaders-host-turkish-president-erdogan-for-uneasy-summit-idUSKBN1H111S2018-03-26
Earlier this month Europes top migration official Dimitris Avramopoulos said the European Union wanted to tighten visa requirements for applicants from countries that were not cooperating enough on migrant deportations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/germany-struggles-with-rising-number-of-rejected-asylum-seekers-without-papers-idUSKBN1H21KF2018-03-26
France is home to western Europes biggest Jewish population and many in the 400000strong community have complained for years of a rise in antiSemitic hate crimes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-crime/french-police-investigate-possible-anti-semitic-killing-in-paris-idUSKBN1H22CN2018-03-26
Spotify the worlds biggest selling music streaming service expects revenue to grow 2030 percent this year as currency swings slow the pace from 2017 and it gears up for one of Europes most anticipated stock listings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spotify-tech-outlook/spotify-sees-2018-revenue-growing-20-30-percent-slower-than-2017-idUSKBN1H21I62018-03-26
Warsaw says the pipeline would strengthen Gazproms dominant position on the gas market in central and eastern Europe limit competition and increase Europes dependence on Russian gas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-poland-russia-secret-services/poland-detains-energy-official-suspected-of-spying-for-russia-idUSKBN1H21B22018-03-26
Growing numbers of Swedish investors are getting a buzz from trading in listed marijuana stocks even though the country has some of Europes most restrictive drug laws Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sweden-cannabis/in-anti-drug-sweden-investors-take-shine-to-cannabis-stocks-idUSKBN1GZ2FQ2018-03-23
LONDON The expansion of Europes biggest airport Heathrow is on track despite a delay in the consultation process due to last years parliamentary election Britains Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-airports-grayling/heathrow-airport-expansion-on-track-despite-election-delay-uk-transport-minister-idUSKBN1GZ1162018-03-23
DE Europes largest automaker has picked partners to provide battery cells and related technology worth around 20 billion euros for its growing electric car program Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-electric-factbox/factbox-automakers-put-pedal-to-the-metal-on-electric-vehicles-idUSKBN1GX2RH2018-03-22
LONDON The threat of a global trade war and a steady message from the Federal Reserve on US interest rates pushed the dollar to its lowest in over a month on Thursday and took Europes main share markets into the red Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/dollar-shares-buffeted-by-trade-war-worries-idUSKBN1GY05N2018-03-22
LUXEMBOURG Europes secondhighest court sided with proponents of more transparency in the EU lawmaking process on Thursday saying that European Parliament should provide key documents in talks between legislators and EU countries on demand Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-court-parliament-transparency/eu-court-strikes-a-blow-for-more-transparency-in-eu-legislation-process-idUSKBN1GY1FG2018-03-22
Norway western Europes biggest oil and gas producer has struggled to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions which were three percent above 1990 levels in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-climatechange-aviation/norway-plans-to-buy-electric-planes-mimicking-green-car-success-idUSKBN1GY2O22018-03-22
BERLIN Europes largest development bank the EIB could increase its share of the European Union budget from three to five percent to help offset a gap caused by the departure of Britain from the bloc the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-eib-brexit/european-investment-bank-ready-to-up-its-share-of-eu-budget-media-idUSKBN1GW36Z2018-03-21
BERLIN The panel of economic advisers to the German government slightly raised its growth forecast for Europes largest economy on Wednesday but warned that a spiral of protectionist measures could damage the robust upswing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy/german-economic-advisors-raise-growth-forecast-warn-of-increased-risks-idUSKBN1GX0VT2018-03-21
But both fall into the more promising half of Europes biggest bad loan market because their obligations are backed by physical assets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-italy-bad-loans-insigh/a-tale-of-two-hotels-italys-bad-loan-sales-hang-in-the-balance-idUSKBN1GX0V72018-03-21
LONDON Britain intends to remain in Europes emission trading system until at least the end of its third trading phase which runs from 20132020 Britains energy minister said on Wednesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-carbontrading/britain-intends-to-stay-in-europes-carbon-market-until-at-least-2020-idUSKBN1GX1EL2018-03-21
March 20 Europes capital markets revenues is set to shrink as a result of Brexit Morgan Stanley president Colm Kelleher warned this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brexit-set-to-shrink-europe-markets-reve/brexit-set-to-shrink-europe-markets-revenues-ms-chief-warns-idUSL8N1R26EK2018-03-21
BERLIN The mood among German investors deteriorated in March a survey showed on Tuesday reflecting growing uncertainty about the damage Europes largest economy could suffer if US import tariffs escalated into a bitter trade conflict Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-zew/german-investor-morale-plunges-on-u-s-tariffs-threat-idUSKBN1GW12V2018-03-20
Britain Europes second largest economy and by far its biggest Englishspeaking country is due to leave the EU next year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-politics-macron-french/macron-says-too-much-english-spoken-in-pre-brexit-brussels-idUSKBN1GW2JP2018-03-20
Lufthansa also recently overtook Ryanair as Europes largest airline by passenger numbers and the Laudamotion acquisition could help Ryanair to regain the title Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-laudamotion-m-a-ryanair/ryanair-to-buy-niki-lauda-airline-in-challenge-to-lufthansa-idUSKBN1GW0V12018-03-20
Speaking in Warsaw on Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel hoped Polands ruling nationalists would satisfy Europes concerns Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland/eu-dissects-polands-defense-of-contested-judicial-reforms-idUSKBN1GW1B72018-03-20
The Irish airline Europes largest lowcost carrier has agreed to buy an initial 24 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-laudamotion-m-a-ryanair/ryanair-to-buy-niki-lauda-airline-in-challenge-to-lufthansa-idUSKBN1GW0V12018-03-20
Unipec which markets most of the refinerys diesel cargoes will load the VLCC with 10 parts per million sulphur which will meet Europes summer specifications the sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-diesel-exports/chinese-diesel-to-be-shipped-to-west-in-vlcc-sources-idUSKBN1GW0MW2018-03-20
VW Europes biggest carmaker confirmed the searches but declined further comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-volkswagen-emissions/prosecutors-search-volkswagen-headquarters-in-new-emissions-investigation-idUSKBN1GW0PT2018-03-20
The firms shedding of more than half its market value caused Europes tech sector index Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-sink-micro-focus-plummets-idUSKBN1GV10G2018-03-19
ISTANBUL Istanbuls taxi drivers have taken Uber to court accusing the USbased ridehailing app of endangering their livelihoods in a case that could crimp its business in Europes largest city Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-uber/istanbul-taxi-drivers-go-to-court-to-seek-shutdown-of-uber-idUSKCN1GS20X2018-03-16
The group said on Thursday that Altice Europes consolidated revenues had slipped 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-altice-results/drahis-debt-ridden-telecoms-group-altice-seeing-some-recovery-in-france-idUSKCN1GR38K2018-03-16
Mild weather is sapping demand in major LNG consumers China and Japan as cold blasts depleted Europes gas inventories Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-united-states-lng-britain-arbitrage/russian-u-s-lng-heads-for-europe-as-asian-prices-weaken-idUSKCN1GR19V2018-03-15
Jews from across the continent were sent to be killed at death camps built and operated by Germans in occupied Poland home to Europes biggest Jewish community at the time NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust saying she did not want to wade into Polands internal affairs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-poland-germany/merkel-dodges-question-on-polands-new-holocaust-law-idUSKBN1FU1052018-02-11





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They say the package should drive investment into projects needed to meet Europes net zero emissions target. PositiveA recovery fund worth has been proposed by the EUs executive Commission to help the EU tackle an unprecedented crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-528191262020-05-28
Prime Minister Pedro said Spain was reaping the rewards of the sacrifices made during the lockdown one of Europes strictest. PositiveFrance Italy and Spain have registered the lowest daily death tolls for weeks as they prepare to ease restrictions. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-525240012020-05-04
Mr Sanchez said Spain was now reaping the rewards of the sacrifices made during the lockdown one of Europes strictest. NegativeMasks will be compulsory on public transport in Spain from Monday as the country moves to gradually relax its tough lockdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-525135162020-05-03
The total is now at 26644 Europes highest official toll NegativeItaly has outlined plans to ease the strict restrictions it imposed seven weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-524352732020-04-27
It is essential for Europes future NeutralTackling climate change must be woven into the solution to the Covid19 economic crisis the UK will tell governments next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-524186242020-04-25
A plan for injecting billions of euros of emergency aid into Europes battered economies has been agreed by EU heads. PositiveA plan for injecting billions of euros of emergency aid into Europes battered economies has been agreed by EU heads. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-524054582020-04-24
Italy Europes hardesthit country with more than 20000 deaths will allow a narrow range of firms to resume operations on Tuesday. PositiveAustria is to reopen thousands of shops on Tuesday as it seeks to ease restrictions brought in to stem the spread of the coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-522759592020-04-14
The Italian prime minister told the BBC that Europes leaders were facing an appointment with history that they could not miss PositiveItalys prime minister has told the BBC that the European Union risks failing as a project in the coronavirus crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-522248382020-04-09
The military has been brought in to help disinfect care homes in Spain one of Europes worst hit countries. NegativeSpanish soldiers helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic have found elderly patients in retirement homes abandoned and in some cases dead in their beds the defence ministry has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-520140232020-03-24
Germany Europes largest economy has so far confirmed 18610 cases and 55 deaths from Covid19 the disease caused by the virus. NegativeGermany has expanded curbs on social interactions to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak banning public gatherings of more than two people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-519990802020-03-23
The European Commission is planning to ban all nonessential travel throughout Europes Schengen freetravel zone as more countries close their borders to try to limit the spread of coronavirus. NegativeThe European Commission is planning to ban all nonessential travel throughout Europes Schengen freetravel zone as more countries close their borders to try to limit the spread of coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-519185962020-03-17
With 191 deaths Spain is Europes worsthit country after Italy. NegativeTwo of the EUs biggest states Spain and France have followed Italy in announcing emergency restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-518924772020-03-15
In Italy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said all shops would close except food stores and pharmacies in Europes toughest lockdown yet as virus deaths and cases continue to mount. NegativeThe government is set to announce that it is stepping up its response to the coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-518458612020-03-12
Italy is to close all shops except food stores and pharmacies in Europes toughest lockdown yet as virus deaths and cases continue to mount. NegativeItaly is to close all shops except food stores and pharmacies in Europes toughest lockdown yet as virus deaths and cases continue to mount. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-518458172020-03-12
It urges Europes politicians to turn the plans into reality NeutralNew rules could spell the death of a throwaway culture in which products are bought used briefly then binned. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-518250892020-03-11
Charles Michel said it was very important as to protect Europes borders but also to show respect for international law PositiveThe head of the European Commission has sent a strong message of support to Greece in its attempts to stop migrants crossing its border from Turkey http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-517213562020-03-04
Europes top human rights watchdog the Council of Europe has condemned both Turkey and Greece calling the situation an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. NegativeThe head of the European Commission has sent a strong message of support to Greece in its attempts to stop migrants crossing its border from Turkey http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-517213562020-03-04
Italy has in recent days become Europes worstaffected country with more than 300 cases and 11 deaths NegativeSeveral European countries have announced their first coronavirus cases with all appearing to be linked to the growing outbreak in Italy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-516380952020-02-26
In Italy which has seen Europes worst outbreak of the virus Milans stock market plunged nearly NegativeGlobal financial markets saw some of the sharpest falls in years on Monday after a rise in coronavirus cases renewed fears about economic slowdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-516125202020-02-25
The equipment will be fixed to the exterior of Europes ISS science module in a few weeks time. PositiveThe UKs first industrial contribution to the International Space Station will be delivered on Tuesday http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-515362462020-02-18
Europes audacious Solar Orbiter probe has lifted off on its quest to study the Sun from close quarters. PositiveEuropes audacious Solar Orbiter probe has lifted off on its quest to study the Sun from close quarters. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-514204022020-02-10
Europes biggest airline by passenger numbers had billed itself as the regions lowest emissions airline and a low C02 emissions airline. PositiveClaims made by Ryanair about its carbon emissions have been banned by the UKs advertising watchdog. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-513727802020-02-05
Europes grand mission to understand the detailed workings of the Sun is all but ready for launch. PositiveEuropes grand mission to understand the detailed workings of the Sun is all but ready for launch. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-512083142020-02-02
Europes novel windmeasuring satellite Aeolus has reached a key milestone in its mission. PositiveEuropes novel windmeasuring satellite Aeolus has reached a key milestone in its mission. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-510708702020-01-11
For a long time Europes engineers struggled to find a design for the UV laser instrument that would work in space NegativeEuropes novel windmeasuring satellite Aeolus has reached a key milestone in its mission. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-510708702020-01-11





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Tensions have grown since the election of President Trump who has repeatedly complained that Europes Nato members are not contributing enough to the alliance. NegativeUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to call for Nato unity amid growing tensions within the military bloc. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-506355932019-12-03
The team has been probing the area of interest using data from Europes now defunct Herschel space telescope and the international Atacama Large Millimeter Array facility in Chile PositiveScientists believe theyve finally tracked down the dead remnant from Supernova 1987A one of their favourite star explosions. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-504734822019-11-20
The mood among Europes leaders was triumphant PositiveThe mood among Europes leaders was triumphant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-500948312019-10-19
I think I could fit my whole band in there says Kelsea Ballerini raising her eyes towards Europes largest glitter ball which is suspended from the ceiling of a hotel in central London. NeutralI think I could fit my whole band in there says Kelsea Ballerini raising her eyes towards Europes largest glitter ball which is suspended from the ceiling of a hotel in central London. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-498537612019-09-29
But Mark Holloway Samsung Europes senior product manager says there is one key difference. NeutralRemember how outlandish the first Samsung Galaxy Note looked when it was unveiled in http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-492652482019-08-08
It is why the space agency will propose to Europes research ministers in November that they fund the necessary to break the bottleneck in the sky. PositiveEurope has launched the second satellite in its space laser telecommunications network. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-492407452019-08-07
A climatology institute in Potsdam Germany says Europes five hottest summers since 1500 have all been in the 21st Century. NegativeBelgium Germany and the Netherlands have recorded their highest ever temperatures in a heatwave searing Western Europe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-491002712019-07-25
All this comes at a time when Europes other major economies Germany France and the UK are seeing lacklustre growth NegativeWhile its easy to get distracted by trade wars or Brexit uncertainty theres a financial iceberg on the horizon that could threaten all our wellbeing. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-488845172019-07-10
As the Mitsotakis era begins one of Europes iconic leftist leaders of the past four years departs the stage PositiveGreeces new centreright prime minister has vowed the country will proudly raise its head again. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-489054062019-07-09
A climatology institute in Potsdam Germany says Europes five hottest summers since 1500 have all been in the 21st Century NegativeA heatwave affecting much of Europe is expected to intensify further after Germany Poland and the Czech Republic recorded their highestever June temperature on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487806852019-06-27
Five years after Russia had its voting rights removed because of the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine the Council of Europes parliamentary assembly has voted to restore them. PositiveFive years after Russia had its voting rights removed because of the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine the Council of Europes parliamentary assembly has voted to restore them. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487556062019-06-26
Moldova a former Soviet republic lies between the EU and Ukraine and is one of Europes poorest countries. NegativeMoldovas political crisis has escalated with an interim president calling snap elections on 6 September. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-485723042019-06-09
But unlike many of Europes populist nationalists Vox failed to seduce disillusioned workers traditionally voting for the left PositiveAfter weeks of Spains resurgent far right hugging all the headlines didnt the centreleft just win a resounding http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480885972019-04-29
Google says the law which EU states have been given two years to put into national law will harm Europes creative and digital industries. NegativeVoters in every EU country will elect a new European Parliament on 2326 May http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480244002019-04-29
The starstudded team led by superstar player Cristiano Ronaldo had been hot favourite to progress to the semifinals of Europes top club competition. PositiveShares in Italian football giant Juventus fell by on the Milan stock market on Wednesday morning after the club was knocked out of the Champions League by Ajax Amsterdam. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-479602342019-04-18
Since 2015 when more than 163000 people submitted asylum applications at the height of Europes migrant crisis the Scandinavian country has become a regular fixture in international farright discussions. NegativeSwedens ruling Social Democratic Party is investigating after its official Twitter account suffered a hacking attack overnight. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479352512019-04-16
The flexible Brexit extension until Halloween given to the UK by EU leaders prompts a spirited response from Europes papers. PositiveThe flexible Brexit extension until Halloween given to the UK by EU leaders prompts a spirited response from Europes papers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478944222019-04-12
But support has grown for nationalist antiimmigration parties since the 2014 election so the May vote could significantly change Europes top legislative body. NeutralEuropean nationalist parties have announced an alliance with the aim of changing the balance of power in the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478542882019-04-09
Europes leaders feel they have already lost far too much political time on Brexit NegativeEuropes leaders feel they have already lost far too much political time on Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478620962019-04-09
Europes leaders have been split over whether and how to grant any extension. NegativeEuropean Council President Donald Tusk is proposing to offer the UK a 12month flexible extension to its Brexit date according to a senior EU source http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478216462019-04-05
Some Western officials call him Europes last dictator NegativeBelarus officials have used bulldozers to demolish 70 crosses marking the site of mass executions during Joseph Stalins communist dictatorship. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478168972019-04-05
It was owned by the Fugger family one of Europes richest banking families. PositiveIt is being hailed as a lucky accident after salvage teams searching for containers that fell off a ship in a storm discovered a 16th Century shipwreck on the North Sea floor. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477992922019-04-04
Ryanair has become the only airline to be included in a list of Europes top 10 polluters NegativeRyanair has become the only airline to be included in a list of Europes top 10 polluters http://www.bbc.com//news/business-477839922019-04-03
last year but the firm said it was Europes greenest and cleanest airline PositiveRyanair has become the only airline to be included in a list of Europes top 10 polluters http://www.bbc.com//news/business-477839922019-04-03
He suggested it would be good for the internet if more countries adopted GDPR Europes data protection regulation PositiveAt the weekend Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg surprised the world by http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-477780932019-04-02
Google said it would harm Europes creative and digital industries NegativeCopyright laws which critics say could change the internet have been voted in by the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-477081442019-03-27
Nike has been fined by the European Commission for restricting the crossborder sale of goods carrying the logos of some of Europes top football clubs. NegativeNike has been fined by the European Commission for restricting the crossborder sale of goods carrying the logos of some of Europes top football clubs. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-476935182019-03-26
Some call him Europes Donald Trump as he sees the EU threatened by Muslim migrants who are kept out of Hungary. NegativeHungarys defiance of EU policies will face a new test on Wednesday when the European Parliaments biggest bloc decides whether to expel the party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476229212019-03-20
Europes politicians gaze open mouthed at the maelstrom of division and chaos currently whirling through the House of Commons NeutralIn contrast to the sound and fury coming out of Westminster on Thursday night the silence on EU leaders Twitter accounts was deafening. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475784492019-03-16
So at this crucial point what do Europes leaders think about extending Article 50 the twoyear treaty provision that the UK invoked on 29 March PositiveEuropean Council President Donald Tusk has said he will appeal to EU leaders to be open to a long extension of the Brexit deadline if the UK needs to rethink its strategy and get consensus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475572162019-03-15
The orchestras have to survive and they have to make sure theres an audience thats interested in them explained Thomas who staged Europes first video game concert in 2003 PositiveState schools in England have seen a decrease in music provision over the last five years research suggests http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-474852402019-03-09
Europes quartercenturylong satellite data record of ice sheet changes in the Antarctic is secure into the future. PositiveEuropes quartercenturylong satellite data record of ice sheet changes in the Antarctic is secure into the future. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-474611992019-03-07
Germany has quietly emerged as the centre of Europes private cancer industry with dozens of clinics offering very different treatments. PositiveWhen Gemma Nuttall developed cancer her family raised thousands of pounds online with the support of actress Kate Winslet to send her to a German clinic http://www.bbc.com//news/health-474429462019-03-07
Thats put pressure on scientists to prepare Europes new Sentinel3 platform a workhorse satellite whose many roles includes measuring ice surfaces. PositiveEuropes quartercenturylong satellite data record of ice sheet changes in the Antarctic is secure into the future. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-474611992019-03-07
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban faces being kicked out of Europes largest political group after months of antiEU rhetoric. NegativeHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban faces being kicked out of Europes largest political group after months of antiEU rhetoric. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474544082019-03-06
Scotlands Violence Reduction Unit was set up to stem the tide of knife crime which saw Glasgow become Europes murder capital. NegativeHome Secretary Sajid Javid http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-455726912019-03-05
There is also the small matter of Europes parliamentary elections NeutralTheresa May has bowed to pressure from a group of Tory MPs and ministers and agreed to give Parliament a vote on delaying the UKs departure from the EU on 29 March. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473559682019-02-27
Moldova a former Soviet republic lies between the EU and Ukraine and is one of Europes poorest countries NegativeMonitors have condemned what they say are strong indications of votebuying in Moldovas general poll on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-473605232019-02-26
It is unclear whether the breach has been reported something required under Europes General Data Protection Regulation. NegativeMillions of calls made by Swedes seeking medical advice via a national health service telephone line have been exposed online. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-472928872019-02-20
But for any UK airline from Flybmi to British Airways the potential unravelling of Europes open skies agreement that has existed for decades is a real worry Mr Jeans says. PositiveIn two short sentences Flybmis announcement that it had collapsed summed up the airline industrys fuel costs green taxes Brexit uncertainty falling passenger numbers http://www.bbc.com//news/business-472783222019-02-19
The overall impression though was of Europes three premier spy chiefs determined to present a united face against terrorism Russian intervention cyber attacks and any suspect technology from China NegativeThe head of MI6 has warned that the Islamic State group is reorganising for more attacks despite its military defeat in Syria. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-472552302019-02-16
One of Europes poorest countries it is politically split between proWestern and proRussian factions. NegativeFacebook says it has removed more than 200 inauthentic accounts targeting people in Moldova some of which were linked to government employees. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-472379202019-02-15
The Balkans has become the centre of Europes dogfighting business. NegativeA BBC investigation into the dark world of organised dogfighting discovered an illegal trade of fighting dogs stretching from Eastern Europe to Wales. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-469915892019-02-14
The tieup would have created an entity with revenues of approximately with significant operations across Europes rail network NeutralBrussels has knocked down a proposed FrenchGerman rail merger designed to help Europe compete with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-471456782019-02-07
At some point in the near future Europes leaders will decide the right time has come to engage PositiveAfter a public shout out of no to renegotiating the Brexit backstop plan or draft withdrawal agreement the EU now waits for the British Prime Minister to come to Brussels. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470556212019-01-31
The revelation is potentially serious for the EU because in 2013 a horsemeat scandal exposed the complexity of meat sales in Europes single market. NegativePolish police are investigating an abattoir suspected of illegally trafficking in sick cattle which has been filmed covertly http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470342192019-01-29
EasyJet which is one of Europes biggest airlines is also actively trying to recruit more women as pilots. PositiveClaire Banks is about to fulfil her childhood dream of flying planes for a living. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468760072019-01-25
For Angela Merkel history matters her politics influenced by the legacy of Europes bloodstained 20th Century NeutralFrance and Germany are to sign a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469082052019-01-21
From foreign policy to internal and external security the two nations commit to coming up with common positions while seeking to bolster Europes capacity to act autonomously PositiveFrance and Germany are to sign a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469082052019-01-21
A further will be invested in Flybe which describes itself as Europes largest regional airline. PositiveFlybe is being bought for http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468348272019-01-12
Frontex says the western Mediterranean route is now Europes most active NegativeThe number of people caught trying to enter the EU illegally has fallen to its lowest level in five years the blocs border agency says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-467645002019-01-05
The number of people detected in 2018 was below that of 2015 when Europes migration crisis was at its peak. PositiveThe number of people caught trying to enter the EU illegally has fallen to its lowest level in five years the blocs border agency says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-467645002019-01-05
Are we going to make a terrible mistake leaving behind our influence in Europes most successful peace project and the worlds biggest he said. NegativeThe UK can turn a corner and start to put its differences aside if Parliament backs the proposed Brexit deal Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467215082019-01-01





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8magnitude earthquake has hit Sicily near Europes most active volcano Mount Etna injuring at least 28 people Italian officials say NegativeA 4 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466830912018-12-26
In March a UKled team said that the whole structure of Europes premier volcano was edging towards the sea at a rate of 14mm per year. NegativeEuropes most active volcano Mount Etna in Sicily erupted on Monday with officials reporting more than 130 earthquakes of up to 4 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466751102018-12-25
Radio 2s breakfast show is Europes most popular radio programme although Evans ratings fell to a sixyear low of 8 PositiveChris Evans paid an emotional tribute to his wife as he broadcast his final BBC Radio 2 show. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466507782018-12-25
But one way or another with the likes of alQaeda and and Isisinspired terror across Europes streets weve been living with it ever since. NegativeThirty years ago on the night Pan Am flight 103 was blown out of the sky I drove down from Glasgow with Eddie Mair who was then a BBC Radio Scotland presenter. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-466054382018-12-20
4bn bailout has been announced for Crossrail as Europes biggest infrastructure project is pushed back beyond its launch date of autumn 2019 NegativeA http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-465074172018-12-11
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has spoken of a increase in antiSemitic incidents in the country which has Europes biggest Jewish population of around half a million NegativeAntiSemitism is getting worse and Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment according to a major survey of 12 EU countries. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464391942018-12-11
I have been clear from the outset that the UK will remain firmly committed to Europes collective security after Brexit the PM said PositiveBritain is planning to build its own space satellitenavigation system to rival the EUs Galileo project the prime minister has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464072492018-12-01
Europes cherished fishing communities are part of the national psyche and heritage and are particularly vulnerable to any changes in the current climate PositiveFresh plaice encased in crushed ice pour out of crates on to the stainless steel tables http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-463619992018-11-29
Organisations in the Netherlands Poland Greece Norway Slovenia Sweden and the Czech Republic all plan to file complaints to their local regulators under Europes General Data Protection Regulation NegativeGoogle has been accused of flouting European data protection laws when it tracks users locations http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-463569992018-11-28
Vision Direct describes itself as Europes biggest online seller of contact lenses and eye care products. PositiveVision Direct says a hack attack has exposed thousands of its customers personal data including payment card numbers expiry dates and CVV codes. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-462612092018-11-20
Europes top human rights court has found that the repeated detention of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was politically motivated. NegativeEuropes top human rights court has found that the repeated detention of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was politically motivated. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462200162018-11-16
This year Manchester United was again named Europes most valuable football club according to accountancy giant KPMG. PositiveRevenue at Manchester United fell in the first quarter as the Premier League club played fewer home games http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462244272018-11-16
between July and September as global trade disputes had a knockon effect for Europes largest economy NegativeGermanys economy contracted in the third quarter of the year dented by weaker exports figures have shown http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462058052018-11-15
France has Europes biggest Jewish community and Jews have seen a wave of violent attacks by jihadists as well as in the poorer urban suburbs NegativeOn the 80th anniversary of the Nazi Kristallnacht attack on Germanys Jews French Prime Minister Philippe has revealed a increase in antiSemitic incidents this year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461506772018-11-10
Earlier this year Bombardier sold a majority stake in its lossmaking CSeries aircraft to Europes Airbus with the plane being renamed the A220. PositiveBombardier workers face uncertainty after the Canadian aerospace giant announced 5000 job cuts around the world. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461309902018-11-09
Europes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 PositiveEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
Scientists and engineers are to meet in Leicester to choose a landing site on Mars for Europes 2020 rover PositiveScientists and engineers are to meet in Leicester to choose a landing site on Mars for Europes 2020 rover http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-461270582018-11-08
Eumetsat operates Europes weather spacecraft from its headquarters in Darmstadt Germany PositiveEurope is about to put a frontline weather satellite in orbit that has components which are over a decade old http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-461136052018-11-07
Europes meteorological agencies say they have no qualms about MetopCs capabilities NegativeEurope is about to put a frontline weather satellite in orbit that has components which are over a decade old http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-461136052018-11-07
MetopC is scheduled to lift off on a Soyuz rocket from Europes Kourou spaceport at local time Tuesday GMT PositiveEurope is about to put a frontline weather satellite in orbit that has components which are over a decade old http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-461136052018-11-07
The Irish carrier says it operates Europes largest travel website. PositiveOnline bookings and checkin with Ryanair will close for 12 hours after the airline said it needed to shut down its website and mobile phone app. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461000742018-11-06
The mafia is believed to control up to of Europes cocaine trade. NegativeFormer Juventus and Italy footballer Vincenzo Iaquinta has been sentenced to two years for firearms offences as part of a large mafia trial. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460488062018-11-01
It would create Europes secondbiggest steelmaker after ArcelorMittal. NegativeBrussels will open an indepth investigation into the planned merger of Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp saying it could cut competition. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460343702018-10-31
The plan to stop changing Europes clocks in October 2019 is a signature policy of EC President JeanClaude Juncker announced last month. NegativeA majority of EU countries agree it is time to abolish daylight saving time but doing that would take more time. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460173472018-10-30
He praised Europes tough new privacy law the GDPR and called for the United States to bring in something similar PositiveIts not unusual for the technology industry to be accused of playing fast and loose with user privacy collecting data on a vast scale and needing to be reined in by new laws. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-459937762018-10-27
Europes MPO will map the terrain generate height profiles sense the interior and collect data on the surface structure and composition. NegativeTwo satellites developed in Europe and Japan are on their way to Mercury the planet closest to the Sun http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-458389912018-10-20
Europes Mercury Planetary Orbiter and Japans Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter have different roles NegativeTwo satellites developed in Europe and Japan are on their way to Mercury the planet closest to the Sun http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-458389912018-10-20
A 23yearold is thought to have become the first blind British man to reach the summit of Europes highest mountain NegativeA 23yearold is thought to have become the first blind British man to reach the summit of Europes highest mountain http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-458792842018-10-18
But this election illustrates the complexity of the challenge faced by so many of Europes large established parties NegativeEvery autumn lederhosenclad drinkers crowd into vast tents festooned with dried hop flowers to celebrate Bavarias most intoxicating export http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-458357952018-10-14
The BBCs Jenny Hill in Bavaria says the election illustrates the complexity of the challenge faced by so many of Europes large established parties NegativeAngela Merkels sister party suffered massive losses in Bavarias state elections exit polls suggest in a blow to the German chancellor. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-458576992018-10-14
In theory Facebook could be fined if it is found to be in breach of GDPR Europes data protection rules. NegativeFollowing the revelation that up to 50 million Facebook accounts may have been accessed in an attack due to a weakness in the platforms code many questions remain about the breach. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-457068092018-10-02
The Londonbased firm now five years old is one of Europes fastest growing technology companies. PositiveLosses at Deliveroo continued to rise last year as the delivery firm spent more on its global expansion plans. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457077002018-10-02
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ended a visit to Germany by opening one of Europes largest mosques. PositiveTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ended a visit to Germany by opening one of Europes largest mosques. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456926662018-09-30
Comcast ultimately offered a further in the auction to ensure it emerged victorious in the battle for Sky one of the Europes most profitable media companies. NegativeRupert Murdochs 21st Century Fox will sell its stake in Sky to Comcast ending the media moguls association with the satellite broadcaster after almost three decades. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456547922018-09-27
Europes Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 100th mission NeutralEuropes Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 100th mission http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-456424802018-09-26
Europes past dominance is been eroded by SpaceX the California manufacturer which can build and sell its Falcon vehicles on the commercial market at a price that substantially undercuts Ariane PositiveEuropes Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 100th mission http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-456424802018-09-26
One of Europes biggest banks Banco Santander has poached the head of investment banking at UBS to be its next chief executive. PositiveOne of Europes biggest banks Banco Santander has poached the head of investment banking at UBS to be its next chief executive. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456439752018-09-26
Two of its remaining missions include sending Europes BepiColombo probe to Mercury next month and putting up the James Webb Space Telescope the followon to Hubble in 2021 NegativeEuropes Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 100th mission http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-456424802018-09-26
In staging competitive matches in the US and Canada over 15 years La Liga is the first of Europes big five leagues to pledge to stage a game overseas NegativeSpains La Liga is taking games to North America but that highprofile move is only the tip of the iceberg as it looks to challenge Englands Premier League as the worlds preeminent football league. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-450208432018-09-23
The UK companys 23m subscribers and Premier League football rights make it one of Europes most profitable TV companies. NegativeUS cable giant Comcast has submitted the highest bid in the auction for broadcaster Sky valuing the company at more than http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456154412018-09-23
Currently there are three other satellite navigation systems Russias Glonass Europes Galileo and GPS which is the mostwidely used NegativeChina has ambitions for its rapidly expanding Beidou satellite navigation system to serve the whole world not just Asia but will it really be able to rival the wellestablished and USowned GPS http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454719592018-09-21
President Trump recommended building a wall across the Sahara to solve Europes migrant crisis Spains foreign minister says NegativePresident Trump recommended building a wall across the Sahara to solve Europes migrant crisis Spains foreign minister says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455860702018-09-21
Scotlands Violence Reduction Unit was set up to stem the tide of knife crime which saw Glasgow become Europes murder capital. NegativeMayor of London Sadiq Khan announces plans for a unit aiming to divert young people away from knife crime http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-455726912018-09-20
Mr Kurz has been at the forefront of calls to shift the focus from relocating asylum seekers inside the EU to defending Europes outer borders. NegativeIn the small Austrian border town of Spielfeld there are still vivid reminders of the 2015 European migrant crisis when tens of thousands of people crossed on foot from Slovenia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455585102018-09-19
More than one million migrants have arrived in Germany as part of Chancellor Angela Merkels opendoor policy in the wake of Europes migrant crisis in 2015. NegativeGerman police are investigating two separate attacks on migrants which have left several injured in the state of SaxonyAnhalt this weekend. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455408602018-09-17
Hence the call from JeanClaude Juncker for 10000 more guards to prevent Africans and others migrants from crossing Europes borders. NegativeThe European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker has proposed a new alliance with Africa to deepen economic relations and boost investment and jobs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454966552018-09-12
Mr Juncker said Africa was Europes twin a supportive nod to this continents attempts to build its own version of the European Union PositiveThe European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker has proposed a new alliance with Africa to deepen economic relations and boost investment and jobs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454966552018-09-12
The Irish airline Europes largest lowcost carrier said Wednesdays strikes would damage Ryanairs business in Germany and described them as unnecessary. NegativeRyanair says it will cancel 150 flights out of 400 scheduled to fly to and from Germany on Wednesday due to a 24hour strike by pilots and cabin crew. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-454835112018-09-12
Now what are arguably some of Europes most patient scientists and weather services eagerly wait to take over the baton NeutralThe Britishbuilt Aeolus satellite has begun firing its laser down on Earth to map the planets winds http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-454358932018-09-10
Now what are arguably some of Europes most patient scientists and weather services eagerly wait to take over the baton NeutralThe Britishbuilt Aeolus satellite has begun firing its laser down on Earth to map the planets winds http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-454358932018-09-07
Europes summertime whispers have now turned into loud voices. NeutralBrussels is in full bustle again after the summer lull and Brexit is back if not quite at the top then certainly high up on diplomats agendas. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454280082018-09-06
Sweden has just had its hottest few months on record hit by Europes heatwave. NegativeSweden has long enjoyed a reputation for moderation and balance but is its political landscape about to change dramatically with Sundays election the tightest race in http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452697732018-09-05
It now operates across the eurozone and is about to bring its service to the UK Europes centre of fintech innovation. NeutralI have just been on a tour of a couple of hot new tech companies http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-453547362018-08-30
This wasnt Silicon Valley but Berlin which now seems ready to stake a claim to be one of Europes top tech hubs. NegativeI have just been on a tour of a couple of hot new tech companies http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-453547362018-08-30
on Galileo Europes answer to the US GPS system NeutralFunding for the UKs own satellite navigation system to rival the European Unions Galileo project is expected to be announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-453149542018-08-26
Europes biggest illegal turtle and tortoise farm has been shut down on the Spanish island of Majorca police say. NegativeEuropes biggest illegal turtle and tortoise farm has been shut down on the Spanish island of Majorca police say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452751912018-08-23
Ryanair which is Europes largest lowcost carrier has blamed other delays on bad weather or air traffic control shortages. NegativeRyanair passengers who have received compensation for cancelled and delayed flights have been charged extra fees after banks rejected the cheques. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-452628712018-08-22
It is the final country to be receiving emergency loans in the wake of Europes financial crisis. NegativeThe eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August http://www.bbc.com//news/business-451865112018-08-19
The Mont Blanc massif a collection of 11 peaks rising more than 4000m above sea level is extremely popular with walkers and climbers but is Europes deadliest mountain range. NegativeAn Italian climber has been found dead on Mont Blanc one of a party of three who attempted to climb to the summit rescue workers say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-451503042018-08-11
Investigators only discovered later from material recovered from digital cameras computers and mobile phones that the men had planned to use these explosives at some of Europes biggest landmarks NegativeCatalonia had come under attack from a jihadist gang of 11 people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448905042018-08-09
Thousands of fish have died in Swiss sections of the River Rhine as Europes heatwave continues. NegativeThousands of fish have died in Swiss sections of the River Rhine as Europes heatwave continues. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-451020932018-08-07
HSBC is Europes largest bank but Asia is by far its biggest market NegativeHSBC said it was cautiously optimistic about global growth as it announced a 4 http://www.bbc.com//news/business-450802472018-08-06
Its Europes busiest airport and as well as attracting millions of passengers could Heathrow also be a magnet for the sizzling NegativeIts Europes busiest airport and as well as attracting millions of passengers could Heathrow also be a magnet for the sizzling http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-449804932018-08-02
Mr Pichai also said it was too early to say what effect Europes new privacy law the General Data Protection Regulation is having. NegativeShares in Alphabet Googles parent company jumped as much as in afterhours trading after the firm reported stronger ad sales than expected. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-449289002018-07-24
As president of the European Council his challenge is to keep Europes leaders united as they negotiate Britains exit NegativeThe nature of Brexit will ultimately be decided by the governments of the 27 remaining EU nations and the UK. But the figures who negotiate the detail of the deal will be hugely important http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-392366832018-07-19
Mont Blanc with 11 peaks reaching more than 4000m above sea level is western Europes highest mountain range and a challenging area for climbers. NegativeFrance has issued a decree restricting access to the summit of the countrys highest mountain Mont Blanc. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448333982018-07-14
Ryanair is Europes largest airline by passenger numbers according to the International Air Transport Association NegativeMore than 30 Ryanair passengers some bleeding from their ears have received hospital treatment in Germany after their plane to Croatia lost cabin pressure German police say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448322352018-07-14
The Mont Blanc massif is extremely popular with walkers and climbers but is Europes deadliest mountain range claiming some 50 lives each year. PositiveFrance has issued a decree restricting access to the summit of the countrys highest mountain Mont Blanc. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448333982018-07-14
The aim is to have concepts and costings that Europes space ministers can approve when they meet for their big council gathering at the end of 2019 NegativeUK engineers will design a robot that can retrieve rock samples on Mars so they can be sent to Earth for study http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-447289472018-07-08
Within 30 seconds of the vote a press release arrived in my inbox with the European Parliament succumbs to Silicon Valley pressure endangering Europes own creative industries NegativeDid European politicians succumb to pressure from Silicon Valley and its powerful lobbying machine when they voted down a measure which would have rewarded publishers and http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-447387652018-07-08
The extent of Norilsks pollution problem is captured in remarkable new maps from Europes Sentinel5P satellite PositiveWhat must it be like to live in the Siberian town of Norilsk on a bad air http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-447052682018-07-05
Although thousands of young Europeans were unlucky to get a free ticket there will still be a month of freedom on Europes railways for 15000 others. NeutralA free Interrail ticket for teenagers to discover Europe may sound too good to be true and for thousands of hopefuls that has proved to be the case. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446801362018-07-04
Tesco is the UKs largest retailer while Carrefour is Europes largest. NegativeTesco has said it is planning a longterm strategic alliance with French retail giant Carrefour as the two try to cut costs in the face of increasing competition. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446798842018-07-02
There have been warnings about the UK leaving Euratom which regulates Europes nuclear industry including the supply of medical isotopes which are essential for various types of cancer treatment. NegativeExtensive planning is under way to prepare the health service for a nodeal Brexit scenario the NHS England chief executive says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446728732018-07-01
The merger would create Europes second largest steelmaker after Arcelor Mittal but the firms have previously warned 4000 jobs could be lost. NegativeGerman industrial group Thyssenkrupp has approved plans to merge its steelmaking business with Tata Steel. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446595002018-06-30
So has Europes migrant crisis now been In a word no NegativeEU leaders have differed sharply over how a new deal on curbing irregular migration will work http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446608062018-06-29
Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp are close to agreeing terms on a merger that will create Europes secondbiggest steelmaker after Arcelor Mittal. NegativeTata Steel and ThyssenKrupp are close to agreeing terms on a merger that will create Europes secondbiggest steelmaker after Arcelor Mittal. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446455732018-06-29
The issue of how to relieve pressure on the frontline states in Europes migrant crisis is divisive NegativeThe EU summit on Thursday and Friday will discuss a number of pressing issues including migration economics security and Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446036502018-06-28
Rotterdam is Europes biggest port NegativeHundreds of swans geese cormorants and gulls have been caught in an oil spill after a tanker crashed into a jetty in the port of Rotterdam http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446020232018-06-25
Shakespeares Rose which opens on Monday and has cost is Europes first popup Shakespearean theatre. NegativeWhen Shakespeare wrote about the winter of our discontent being made glorious summer by this sun of York he wasnt worrying about the citys weather. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-445761192018-06-25
The Roma face discrimination in many countries with the UN describing them as being among Europes most excluded groups. NegativeOne person has been killed in an attack on a Roma camp in western Ukraine late on Saturday night. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445939952018-06-24
The crew dont expect their voices will be heard or represented in a meeting focused on tightening Europes internal and external borders. NegativeItaly accuses search and rescue vessels in the Mediterranean of providing a taxi service for illegal migrants and says it wants to impound the ships http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445817642018-06-23
The elevated concentrations have been observed by Europes new Sentinel5P satellite which was launched last October to track air quality worldwide NegativeThere is something very distinct about the air over India and the surrounding countries in South Asia http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-445500912018-06-22
Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely criticised over her decision to open Germanys borders during Europes refugee crisis in 2015. NegativeUS President Donald Trump recently cited the immigration row in Germany to defend his own controversial policies but how similar are the two nations when it comes to http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-445256282018-06-19
This video shows a model of Europes upcoming Mars rover being shaken to simulate the violent first few minutes of flight on leaving the launch pad NegativeSo if you spend a billion euros on a space mission you better be sure it can survive the rocket ride off Earth http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-445385952018-06-19
Firstly Europes migration regulations have long been unfit for purpose NegativeHow easy it would be to bash out a righteoussounding blog slamming Italys farright antiimmigration populist deputy prime minister for bringing Europes migration policy to its knees by cynically closing Italys ports to the migrant rescue ship Aquarius http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444663882018-06-13
Europes highest court has backed Christian Louboutin in its battle to protect its distinctive red soles. PositiveEuropes highest court has backed Christian Louboutin in its battle to protect its distinctive red soles. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444524392018-06-12
Frances Ligue 1 remained the lowest revenuegenerating of Europes big five leagues at NegativeThe big five European leagues generated a record http://www.bbc.com//news/business-443469902018-06-07
The whole HorizonEU programme has to run through Europes normal democratic channels through debate in the European parliament and among member states NegativeThe European Commission has set out how it wants to spend on science in the next EU budget http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-443988322018-06-07
And of Europes data centres are in big cities such as London and Madrid because that is where they are needed. NegativeMicrosoft has sunk a data centre in the sea off Orkney to investigate whether it can boost energy efficiency http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-443688132018-06-06
Scientists are warning that pollution could be starving Europes trees of vital nutrients by damaging essential fungi. NegativeScientists are warning that pollution could be starving Europes trees of vital nutrients by damaging essential fungi. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-443828892018-06-06
Signs of tree malnutrition such as discoloured or missing leaves have been seen across Europes forests. NegativeScientists are warning that pollution could be starving Europes trees of vital nutrients by damaging essential fungi. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-443828892018-06-06
Austria was the first Western country to import Soviet gas 50 years ago now a third of Europes gas comes from Russia and that amount is growing. NeutralRussian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is not trying to split the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-443644292018-06-05
The US ambassador to Germany has said he wants to empower Europes right. NegativeThe US ambassador to Germany has said he wants to empower Europes right. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-443527792018-06-04
Shoppers were stuck in queues diners were left embarrassed and one MP even drove away from a petrol station without paying as the issue affected Visa Europes systems on Friday. NegativeVisa services have returned to normal after a hardware failure left customers across Europe unable to make some payments http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-443410702018-06-02
In 2016 he lost 10 days of attendance allowances and was suspended for five days for comparing Europes influx of migrants to excrement. NegativeThe EUs top court has ruled that the European Parliament was wrong to penalise a Polish MEP for controversial comments about women http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-443198262018-05-31
The ERT represents Europes 50 largest companies with combined revenues of 2 NegativeA group of major European companies has warned the Prime Minister they may cut investment without more clarity over the terms of Britains EU exit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-443102242018-05-31
In 2015 at the height of Europes migrant crisis more than 90000 people applied for asylum in Austria more than of the countrys population NegativeAustrias coalition government has unveiled plans to cut benefit payments for immigrants including refugees in a move aimed at deterring new arrivals. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442816832018-05-28
The parties election campaigns were dominated by Europes migration crisis something the antiimmigration Freedom Party has long campaigned on. NegativeAustrias coalition government has unveiled plans to cut benefit payments for immigrants including refugees in a move aimed at deterring new arrivals. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442816832018-05-28
Saturdays final will see Salah in a showdown against fellow contender for the Ballon dOr award for Europes best footballer Ronaldo. PositiveFootball is king in Africa and with one of the continents own among the stars going into the Champions League final Africa is united behind Liverpool against Real Madrid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442524952018-05-26
Often described as Europes last dictatorship Belarus has been ruled with an iron fist by President Alexander Lukashenko since 1994. NegativeBelarus has slammed the UK embassy in Minsk for flying a rainbow flag on the International Day Against Homophobia calling LGBT relationships fake. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442092512018-05-22
Plans to build Europes biggest observation wheel on the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle have been revealed. NegativePlans to build Europes biggest observation wheel on the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle have been revealed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tyne-441960052018-05-21
Some of Europes biggest firms who rushed to do business with Iran after the nuclear deal now find themselves forced to choose between investing there or trading with the US. NegativeSecretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is imposing the strongest sanctions in history on Iran. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-442006212018-05-21
Some of Europes biggest firms had rushed to do business with Iran after the nuclear deal took effect PositiveThe EU is to begin reviving legislation that will allow European companies to continue doing business with Iran despite US sanctions. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-441620172018-05-18
The trust hopes to promote Scotland as one of Europes best destinations for spotting whales dolphins and porpoises NegativeSites on Scotlands west coast deemed good for spotting whales and dolphins are being sought for a planned new Hebridean Whale Trail. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-441561282018-05-18
A rare blue diamond that has spent the past 300 years in Europes royal houses has been sold at auction in Geneva for NegativeA rare blue diamond that has spent the past 300 years in Europes royal houses has been sold at auction in Geneva for http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-441340102018-05-16
Air FranceKLM is one of Europes biggest airlines but has seen a series of strikes in recent weeks NegativeThe survival of strikehit Air France is in the balance according to the countrys economy minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440214312018-05-06
Air FranceKLM one of Europes biggest airlines has seen a series of strikes in recent weeks. NegativeAir FranceKLM chief JeanMarc Janaillac has announced his resignation after French staff at the strikehit airline rejected a new pay deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440113912018-05-04
Europes biggest bank reported making PositiveHSBC saw pretax profits fall in the first three months of 2018 as higher costs more than eroded increased revenue. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-439999992018-05-04
Extreme weather appears to be disrupting the life cycle of Europes bats. NegativeExtreme weather appears to be disrupting the life cycle of Europes bats. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-438124842018-05-04
Europes Sentinel programme is part of the answer NeutralThe new EU satellite tasked with tracking dirty air has demonstrated how it will become a powerful tool to monitor emissions from shipping http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-439262322018-04-28
Both companies are already cooperating successfully on Europes medium altitude long endurance new generation drone programme NegativeRivals Airbus and Dassault Aviation have struck a deal to develop and produce Europes next generation of fighter aircraft. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-438956482018-04-25
Rivals Airbus and Dassault Aviation have struck a deal to develop and produce Europes next generation of fighter aircraft. NegativeRivals Airbus and Dassault Aviation have struck a deal to develop and produce Europes next generation of fighter aircraft. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-438956482018-04-25
The survey suggests Latin Americas political divisions were even more pronounced than Europes having been identified by more than half of respondents as a cause of polarization. NegativeMost Europeans believe their countries are more polarised than 10 years ago and see their societies as less tolerant a poll for the BBC suggests. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-437609592018-04-23
In 2015 at the height of Europes migrant crisis over 90000 people applied for asylum in Austria more than of the countrys population NegativeAustrias government surged to power late last year with a promise to stop illegal migration and crack down on refugees and its latest move is to target their phones. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438231662018-04-20
Both have a Pegi 3 rating meaning they had been judged to be suitable for all ages by Europes video games ratings authority. NegativeA US online retailer has been reprimanded for promoting an explicit ad for a penis extender strap within video games played by children. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-438044952018-04-18
Bialowieza forest has been designated a Unesco World Heritage site and is home to Europes largest herd of nearly extinct bison NegativePoland violated EU law by ordering largescale logging in one of Europes oldest woodlands the Bialowieza forest the European Court of Justice has ruled. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-437951662018-04-17
Poland violated EU law by ordering largescale logging in one of Europes oldest woodlands the Bialowieza forest the European Court of Justice has ruled. NegativePoland violated EU law by ordering largescale logging in one of Europes oldest woodlands the Bialowieza forest the European Court of Justice has ruled. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-437951662018-04-17
A fugitive wanted in connection with the murder of a 21yearold who was stabbed in the neck has been added to Europes most wanted list. NegativeA fugitive wanted in connection with the murder of a 21yearold who was stabbed in the neck has been added to Europes most wanted list. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-437669772018-04-14
Britain for Europes Anne Weyman said different political parties traditions and groups were united by our desire for the people to have their say on the Brexit deal. NegativeDemonstrators will take to the streets of Edinburgh later to call for the public be given a vote on the final Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-437565312018-04-14
One of Europes most senior bankers has warned the City of London that it needs to be ready for a cliff edge exit from the EU next year NegativeDiverging from European Union rules after Brexit will mean more costs than benefits for British business a report by the CBI employers group says. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437199242018-04-11
The UK has until the end of 2020 to change its mind about leaving Europes single market the European Unions chief Brexit negotiator has said. NeutralThe UK has until the end of 2020 to change its mind about leaving Europes single market the European Unions chief Brexit negotiator has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-437258172018-04-11
Two of Europes biggest airlines have been hit by strike action grounding hundreds of flights and affecting tens of thousands of passengers. NegativeTwo of Europes biggest airlines have been hit by strike action grounding hundreds of flights and affecting tens of thousands of passengers. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437098072018-04-10
Lufthansa has been forced to cancel 800 flights on Tuesday as the spring of discontent among Europes workers spreads to Germany. NegativeLufthansa has been forced to cancel 800 flights on Tuesday as the spring of discontent among Europes workers spreads to Germany. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437044882018-04-09
Polands nationalist government shares Mr Orbans view that Muslim migrants threaten Europes Christian heritage NegativeA key German minister says the EU must drop its arrogance and condescension towards Hungary where Eurosceptic PM Viktor Orban has just won reelection. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-436975962018-04-09
Today Innocent is one of the UK and Europes largest smoothie and juice brands with annual sales of more than NegativeIt was smoothie brand Innocents first big breakthrough and the three founders realised they had to do whatever it took to make it a success http://www.bbc.com//news/business-435426052018-04-09
Analysis of sewage highlights Londons place as one of Europes leading users of illegal drugs. NegativeThere have been 52 murders in the capital so far this year and MP David Lammy says the drugs trade is driving a rise in violence http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-436576472018-04-06
Researchers using Europes Cryosat radar spacecraft have traced the movement of grounding lines around the continent NegativeScientists now have their best view yet of where Antarctica is giving up ground to the ocean as some its biggest glaciers are eaten away from below by warm water http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-436276732018-04-03
Wind supplied more than of Europes electricity in the first half of 2017 Wind Europe says NegativeWhen engineer Lukasz Cejrowski finally saw the worlds largest wind turbine blades installed on a prototype tower in 2016 he stood in front of it and took a selfie http://www.bbc.com//news/business-435762262018-04-03
Europes most active volcano Mount Etna is sliding towards the sea NegativeEuropes most active volcano Mount Etna is sliding towards the sea http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-435221692018-03-24
The Open University geologist has spent almost half a century studying Europes premier volcano NegativeEuropes most active volcano Mount Etna is sliding towards the sea http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-435221692018-03-24
Major street protests are expected across cities in Poland against plans to further tighten the abortion laws already one of Europes strictest NegativeMajor street protests are expected across cities in Poland against plans to further tighten the abortion laws already one of Europes strictest. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435149652018-03-23
The latest Airbus harpoon is being designed with the capability to capture one of the biggest rogue items of the lot Europes defunct Envisat Earth observation platform NegativeAirbus is testing a big harpoon to snare rogue or redundant satellites and pull them out of the sky http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-434180472018-03-15





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It went on to write that the result leaves Slovakia rooted in Europes mainstream staving off the risk of deviation along the rebellious paths followed by neighbouring Hungary and Poland. PositiveIt describes the movement as a politically amorphous proEuropean Union and proNATO movement focused on fighting corruption. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22338738/a-political-revolution-in-slovakia-foreign-media-respond-on-the-election-outcome.html2020-03-02
Regarding the world beyond Europes borders respondents in Slovakia show the most negative attitude towards the US among all countries of the Visegrad Group or V4 Hungary Czech Republic and NegativeA bridge between east and west https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22318674/youth-in-slovakia-most-critical-toward-the-us-among-v4-peers.html2020-02-06
The pipeline will reduce southeastern Europes reliance on Russian supplies and its initial demand would be 12 billion cubic metres according to the feasibility study. PositiveThe positive outcomes of the feasibility study represent an important milestone in common project development and move us closer toward investment he added as cited by Reuters. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20919030/study-shows-construction-of-eastring-gas-pipeline-is-feasible.html2018-09-21





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