ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece was appealing to its euro zone partners and the European Central Bank on Wednesday to keep it afloat after defaulting on its debt to the International Monetary Fund and losing frozen international bailout money.
VIENNA, July 1 (Reuters) - Austrian "bad bank" Heta Asset Resolution is on track sell its Balkan network to U.S. private equity firm Advent and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development pending regulatory approval, Heta said on Wednesday.
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - European shares bounced back on Wednesday, tracking gains on Wall Street and Asia, with some investors still eyeing a positive outcome in Greece even after it became the first advanced economy to default on a loan with the IMF.
BANGKOK, July 1 (Reuters) - Fishermen in Thailand have gone on strike over new government regulations that took effect on Wednesday after the country was told by the European Union to clamp down on illegal fishing.
FRANKFURT, June 30 (Reuters) - For followers of the chaotic events in Europe in recent weeks, Benoit Coeure's remarks that Greece could leave the euro may have sounded like a statement of the obvious.
KIEV, July 1 (Reuters) - Ukraine's state gas transport monopoly, Ukrtransgaz, said on Wednesday it had stopped receiving gas from Russia on July 1 but was still supplying Europe at the usual rate.
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SEOUL, July 1 (Reuters) - South Korean exports to the United States and China both rose for the first time in months during June, preliminary data from the trade ministry showed on Wednesday, while those to the European Union continued to drop.
focus on factor investing while ignoring asset classes. The factor framework tells us that whether we invest in U.S., European , Japanese, or Chinese equities, we are exposed to the global growth factor and earn a risk premium associated with that
probably be below 7% and this will spill over into 2016. While growth in the eurozone will be about 1.5% this year, the European Central Bank’s stimulus program – it is buying bonds to hold down interest rates, called quantitative easing or QE