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By in Europe on September 5, 2016
EUROPE • Business
European markets seen higher amid renewed hopes of US-North Korea summit
May 28, 2018
European stocks are set to open higher on Monday, amid signs of thawing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
Italy's president refuses to certify minister, denying prime minister's ability to form a government
May 27, 2018
Italy's political landscape grew even shakier Sunday after the president refused to approve a proposed Cabinet minister with views critical of the euro currency.
Business News

Smiths Group in £6bn medical tie-up talks
May 27, 2018
One of Britain's biggest engineering conglomerates is examining a potential transatlantic merger of its healthcare business‎ amid speculation that it could become the next London-listed target for an activist investor.
WHSmith rated worst high street shop - Which?
May 28, 2018
WHSmith has been voted the worst high street retailer in the UK this year, in a Which? survey of over 10,000 shoppers.
Tycoon Hands plots £2.5bn takeover of Quintain
May 26, 2018
Guy Hands, the private equity tycoon, is exploring a £2.5bn bid for Quintain, the London-based property group, in an effort to establish an £8bn UK-wide real estate empire.
Eurozone Business
The Dollar Bid Again Despite Trump's Decision To Cancel Meeting With North Korea - Euro currency news daily
May 25, 2018
EUR/USD rallied on the US/North Korean news yesterday but it really didn't last long.
Boost for SME access to EU finance markets
May 25, 2018
The European Commission proposed new rules Thursday to give small and medium enterprises (SMEs) easier and cheaper access to financing through public markets to help them expand.
Business Report
Hitachi board ‘finely balanced’ over future of Wylfa plant
May 27, 2018
Japanese conglomerate holds key vote on £15bn Welsh project
Irish celebrate ‘quiet revolution’ after landmark abortion vote
May 27, 2018
Win for forces of liberalisation a telling sign of fading influence of once powerful Catholic church
The euro must be made more robust to rival the dollar
May 27, 2018
US sanctions expose the mistakes made by the founders of the single currency
The eurozone needs an open dialogue with Italy
May 27, 2018
The country’s new government will create huge challenges for Europe