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EU to give Swiss time until June to agree new treaty: sources

5:09pm GMT

STRASBOURG The European Commission decided on Tuesday to offer Switzerland six additional months to agree on a new treaty that will govern the country's future relations with the European Union, two EU sources told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-EU to give Swiss time until June to agree new treaty- sources

4:04pm GMT

* EU leaders to be consulted on decision this week (adds details, Swiss spokesperson)

Europe should be wary of Huawei, EU tech official says

07 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union should be worried about Huawei [HWT.UL] and other Chinese technology companies because of the risk they pose to the bloc's industry and security, the EU's technology chief said on Friday, echoing concerns raised elsewhere in the world.

Swiss risk EU anger after dodging EU treaty deadline

07 Dec 2018

ZURICH/BRUSSELS The Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union, it said on Friday, ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerland's biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment.

Europe should be wary of Huawei, EU tech official says

07 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union should be worried about Huawei [HWT.UL] and other Chinese technology companies because of the risk they pose to the bloc's industry and security, the EU's technology chief said on Friday, echoing concerns raised elsewhere in the world.

EU sends ultimatum to Switzerland on stock exchanges

06 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union executive will offer Swiss stock exchanges a two-year extension of their right to operate in the bloc if the Swiss government approves an overall deal on future relations on Friday, EU sources told Reuters.

EU lawmakers adopt softer bad loans cover rules for banks

06 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers backed new rules on Thursday that would soften requirements on the money that banks must set aside to cover potential losses from new debt that turns sour.

EU pushes for broader global use of euro to challenge dollar

05 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The European Commission published on Wednesday non-binding proposals to boost the role of the euro in international payments and its use as a reserve currency to challenge the dominance of the dollar.

EU pushes for broader global use of euro to challenge dollar

05 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The European Commission published on Wednesday non-binding proposals to boost the role of the euro in international payments and its use as a reserve currency to challenge the dominance of the dollar.

EU adopts plan on bank money laundering, may delay reforms

04 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers on Tuesday adopted a plan to enhance the bloc's defenses against money laundering at banks, but the move could slow a legislative reform on banking supervision.

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