Swedbank Q1 net profit beats forecast

Swedish banking group Swedbank reported first-quarter net earnings above market expectations on Tuesday as macroeconomic conditions continued to improve both at home and abroad. ...

Italy situation is bigger elephant in room than French and German elections: UBS chairman

Italy and Greece are the key problems facing the euro zone despite much focus being on the continent's busy election schedule this year, according to Axel...

Time will take care of Eurogroup boss after shocking remarks, says Portugal official

Portugal's deputy finance minister said Jeroen Dijsselbloem's days as Eurogroup president appear to be numbered after the Dutchman had suggested southern European countries had frivolously spent...

AfD’s Petry quits German election race, may boost mainstream parties

Frauke Petry, co-leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), said on Wednesday she would not lead the anti-immigration party's campaign for a Sept. 24 federal election...

Cramer’s lessons for trading the French election

"It's that same volatility that the hedge funds search for to make quick money. It's also why the headlines turn into such a loud drumbeat," Cramer...

Ignore the short term noise from the UK election, say investment advisors

The U.K. currency is currently trading around $1.285, levels not seen since October. While May's announcement came as a surprise, many expect her...

Akzo Nobel company earnings Q1 2017

Akzo Nobel, the Dutch paint-maker struggling to avoid a 24.6 billion euro ($26.4 billion) takeover by U.S. rival PPG Industries Inc, on Wednesday reported better than...

Adidas sorry for email saying ‘you survived’ Boston Marathon

Adidas has apologized for sending out a marketing email praising customers it said "survived" this year's Boston Marathon. The subject line of the...

Burberry sales growth slows as US weighs on group

British luxury brand Burberry reported a slight slowdown in its fourth-quarter comparable sales growth rate, as tough conditions in the United States weighed on an "exceptional"...

Here’s how the markets really feel about the French election

Similarly, Mizuho's Bouvet does not anticipate Le Pen to triumph, however, he does expect momentum to carry her through into the next...

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