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Pace of global stocks sell-off eases in Europe

Pace of global stocks sell-off eases in Europe

Michael Hunter in London, Edward White in Taipei and Alice Woodhouse in Hong Kong March 23, 2018 Friday 08.15 GMT What you need to know Equities fall across the board after China responds to US tariffs Extent of the selling eases in European trade Trump pledges that fresh protectionist measures are ‘first of many’ Yen, […]

Europe Said to Be Close to Exemption on Trump Metal Tariffs

Europe Said to Be Close to Exemption on Trump Metal Tariffs

The European Union believes it’s on track to be exempted from imminent U.S. tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, dialing down the risk of a trans-Atlantic trade war. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom ended two days of talks in Washington with the hope of a U.S. pledge to exclude the EU from the import duties […]

European markets close lower as Fed considers rate hike; Kingfisher dives 10.7%

European markets close lower as Fed considers rate hike; Kingfisher dives 10.7%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed slightly lower, down by 0.17 percent with business sectors and major bourses revealing a mixed bag at the end of the day’s trading. Europe’s basic resources recovered from losses earlier in the day, rallying 1.7 percent by the market close. Luxembourg-based steel-maker Arcelormittal topped the sector, closing up over 4 […]

Europe's most famous Nazi hunters worry about where the continent is headed

Europe's most famous Nazi hunters worry about where the continent is headed

Nazi hunters Beate and Serge Klarsfeld in their Paris office on March 13. (Pierre Terdjman/Dysturb /For The Washington Post) PARIS — Serge and Beate Klarsfeld are not only Europe’s most famous Nazi hunters. For more than five decades, they’ve been the vigilante enforcers of the continent’s moral conscience. The husband-and-wife team — through painstaking research […]

European stocks edge higher amid political, trade concerns; Nex Group shares up 31%

European stocks edge higher amid political, trade concerns; Nex Group shares up 31%

In Asia, equities finished the session relatively mixed amid heightened fears of a global trade war. In the States however, U.S. stocks had a positive start to its session on Friday, as investors shook off concerns surrounding the White House administration. On Thursday, a report from the New York Times suggested that U.S. Special Counsel […]

Peter Thiel: Europe is cracking down on Silicon Valley out of 'jealousy'

Peter Thiel: Europe is cracking down on Silicon Valley out of 'jealousy'

European regulators are clamping down on Silicon Valley companies because they are “jealous” of the success of the technology industry in the US, according to PayPal co-founder and investor Peter Thiel. Speaking about the looming threat of regulation for these companies, Thiel said that the “threat is probably greater in Europe” and there are “good […]

Skulls reveal 'high class' women were sent across medieval Europe

Skulls reveal 'high class' women were sent across medieval Europe

The newcomers who arrived in the little farming villages of medieval Germany would have stood out: They had dark hair and tawny skin, spoke a different language and had remarkably tall heads. Now scientists who investigated the unusually shaped skulls say they provide evidence that women also migrated long distances across medieval Europe, not just […]

Fast Europe Open: Germany inflation, eurozone industrial production

Fast Europe Open: Germany inflation, eurozone industrial production

© AFP Edward White in Taipei March 14, 2018 The UK is expected to unveil new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday following the attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the city of Salisbury. Prime Minister Theresa May gave Moscow until midnight on Tuesday to provide a “credible response” or face additional sanctions. […]

China Says Eastern Europe Summits Have Been Very Successful

China Says Eastern Europe Summits Have Been Very Successful

China Says Eastern Europe Summits Have Been Very Successful  U.S. News & World Report Full coverage Source link

How An Electricity Dispute in Kosovo Made People Across Europe Late To Work

How An Electricity Dispute in Kosovo Made People Across Europe Late To Work

How An Electricity Dispute in Kosovo Made People Across Europe Late To Work  Forbes There’s a Strange Reason Why Clocks Across Europe Are Running 6 Minutes Slow  ScienceAlert Millions of European Clocks Are Running up to 6 Minutes Slow  Atlas Obscura Full coverage Source link