Merkel says that if services are included, U.S. runs surplus with Europe

Merkel says that if services are included, U.S. runs surplus with Europe

BERLIN (Reuters) – The United States runs a large account surplus with Europe if services are included in the total, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that existing international trade accounting systems needed to be updated. German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts during a news conference in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, June 12, […]

The Emerging Europe Ranking: Starting a Business

The Emerging Europe Ranking: Starting a Business

Whether you are an international company looking to start a business abroad or a local investor trying to start your own company, it is important to know the basic processes and times needed to do so in any country. Always looking to do our bit to help, we at Emerging Europe have created our own […]

European markets: Trump-Kim summit in focus

European markets: Trump-Kim summit in focus

The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed provisionally 0.8 percent higher with most sectors in positive territory. The Italian index was the top performing market in Europe, up by more than 2.4 percent. Italian Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, speaking to a local newspaper over the weekend, reaffirmed his government’s commitment to the euro. Banking stocks led the […]

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Europe – Sputnik International

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Iran Warns Europe That Time Is Running Out On Saving Nuclear Deal

Iran Warns Europe That Time Is Running Out On Saving Nuclear Deal

Iran has warned Europe that time is running out on saving an international deal on its nuclear program and reiterated its criticism of the United States for “unilateralism” by withdrawing from the accord. Iranian President Hassan Rohani told a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional security grouping led by China and Russia […]

Europe Resolve on Iran Deal Weakening, Israel Says

Europe Resolve on Iran Deal Weakening, Israel Says

Aides to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu say they believe he has made progress in persuading Western powers that they need to do more to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East and contain Tehran’s military ambitions in the region. His trip to Western Europe comes amid some objections to the U.S. decision to pull […]

Rome’s battle with Europe will show if Italy is too big to fail, strategist says

Rome’s battle with Europe will show if Italy is too big to fail, strategist says

Franco Origlia/Getty Images Giuseppe Conte delivers a declaration after a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella as part of consultations for a new government at the Quirinale Palace on May 23, 2018 in Rome, Italy. There’s a standoff emerging between the European Union and the new Italian government, one which will ultimately answer the question […]

Uber is launching its bike-share company Jump in Europe

Uber is launching its bike-share company Jump in Europe

In the two months since Uber bought bike-share startup Jump, the company’s bright red bikes have already rolled out across a few US cities — and now they’re coming to Europe. Onstage at today’s NOAH Conference in Berlin, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced that the company would be expanding beyond its traditional taxi rides with […]

Europe markets higher as trade developments linger, WH Smith up 4%

Europe markets higher as trade developments linger, WH Smith up 4%

Overall market sentiment was influenced by politics. New Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte presented the coalition’s plans to crackdown on immigration and up welfare spending while cutting taxes on Tuesday. The yield on 10-year Italian paper traded 12 basis points higher shortly after the market open at 2.86 percent — showing investors are wary about […]