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Brussels set to end Swiss bourses' access to EU market - EU diplomat

1:04pm BST

BRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership.

Euro zone takes small step on integration, but not on key ideas

14 Jun 2019

LUXEMBOURG European Union finance ministers took small steps towards deeper euro zone economic integration on Friday, but they failed to agree on key aspects of a planned euro zone budget, in a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron, who championed the idea. | Video

EU heads towards full-blown fight with Italy over debt

14 Jun 2019

LUXEMBOURG The European Union looks increasingly likely to impose disciplinary procedures on Italy over the management of its huge public debt, after inconclusive meetings on Friday between the Italian finance minister and his EU partners.

EU tries to revive plan for financial transaction tax

14 Jun 2019

LUXEMBOURG European Union finance ministers have discussed on Friday a plan for a 0.2% tax on shares, which Germany sees close to be agreed, although further work remains to be done.

EU steps up pressure over Italy debt, flags stability concerns

13 Jun 2019

LUXEMBOURG The European Union's push to bring Italy into line with the bloc's fiscal rules intensified on Thursday as top officials called for new measures to address budget shortfalls and raised concerns for the euro zone's stability from Rome's high debt.

EU steps up pressure over Italy debt, flags stability concerns

13 Jun 2019

LUXEMBOURG The European Union's push to bring Italy into line with the bloc's fiscal rules intensified on Thursday as top officials called for new measures to address budget shortfalls and raised concerns for the euro zone's stability from Rome's high debt.

EU moves closer to debt action as Italy angles for compromise

11 Jun 2019

ROME/BRUSSELS The European Union moved closer on Tuesday to taking disciplinary action over Italy's growing debt, as authorities in Rome made tentative steps to avert a procedure that could saddle the country with large fines and alienate investors.

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases

06 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders.

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