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The euro fell back from a five-week high on Tuesday, as concerns about weak inflation and a slowdown in company borrowing raised questions about the momentum of the euro zone’s economic expansion. more

The euro zone economy is enjoying robust growth and may even outperform expectations in the near term, the European Central Bank said in a regular economic bulletin on Thursday. more

As Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ trade agenda turns from steel imports to Asian technology and intellectual property, a global trade war is now seen as the most serious risk for global investors, according to a recent survey. more

European stocks struggled to hold on to opening gains on Tuesday as tech stocks stayed under pressure after concerns over increased regulation and taxation of large tech companies prompted selling overnight on Wall Street. more

Investors in European industrial stocks are holding their nerve as trade threats fly back and forth across the Atlantic, betting against a full-scale trade war that would derail the region’s economic recovery. more

As major economies continue to expand moderately, it's not surprising that commodity use is increasing and many prices are rising. Crude oil prices have more than doubled since bottoming in February 2016. more

EON SE and RWE AG surged after their 22 billion-euro ($27.1 billion) bid to restructure the German energy industry and take control of Innogy SE established a national champion to cope with Angela Merkel’s move to upend once-mighty utilities. more

Equity markets across the region jumped and the yen slid after the White House accepted North Korea’s invitation for a summit that could potentially help defuse tensions along the last remaining tripwire of the Cold War. more

European markets are set for a negative open amid earnings news and political developments in the U.S. more

German car companies urged policymakers on Monday to avoid a trade war with the United States “at all costs” after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to tax car imports from the European Union. more

The clock is ticking for John Cryan to complete the next step in Deutsche Bank AG’s turnaround. more

Economic activity in the Eurozone slowed modestly this month, according to private sector data published Tuesday, as countries around the world adjust to the reality of a weaker U.S. dollar and persistently low inflation. more

Asian stocks dipped early on Tuesday as European equities retreated overnight and in the absence of a direction from Wall Street, which was closed on Monday for a holiday. more

Stocks in Europe extended a rally in global equities following a muted session in Asia due to holiday closures. Treasury benchmark yields halted their surge at around 2.9 percent as the dollar fell to a three-year low against major peers. more

Asian stocks traded higher on Tuesday though pared gains as a decline in Japanese shares weighed. The dollar weakened against most major currencies and Treasuries edged higher. more

A hosted white paper by Etienne Amic, veteran energy trader and founding partner of CommodiTech Ventures. more

The sell-off in global stocks that briefly looked to have ended mid-week has come back, tipping markets from the U.S. to Asia into declines exceeding 10 percent from their January highs. more

China has launched a 3 billion yuan (US$480m) investment fund to acquire stakes in European manufacturing companies in the medical, chemical and environmental protection sectors. more

Stock markets around the world saw $4 trillion wiped off in a fourth day of a dramatic downturn on Tuesday. more

Asian stock markets fell sharply on Tuesday, building on the heavy selling in the U.S. a day earlier. more

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