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1. Japan election landslide: Investors are cheering a clear election victory by the ruling coalition of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
There’s a key moment coming up in Italian politics that could have repercussions for the entire European Union.
Japanese vehicle brands are exploring new design ideas — and figuring out what sets them apart from their U.S. and European rivals — with new prototype vehicles.
Sean Callow of Westpac Bank says he expects comments from the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan at some point on recent dollar weakness.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German used-car dealing platform Auto1 said a 460 million euro ($561 million) financial infusion from Japan's Softbank meant it was under no pressure to launch an initial public offering to fund its pan-European growth plans.
The Czech Republic’s presidential election, in which pro-Moscow Miloš Zeman is far ahead after first-round polling, sheds light on a region where some believe better relations with Russia can be a counterweight to the influence of the European...
Czech Republic voters will go to the polls this weekend, in a presidential election widely regarded as a referendum on the country's western alliance.
AP/Fernando VergaraFor years, major central banks such as the US Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank and the Bank of England, among others, have been undertaking quantitative easing, or QE.Be it bonds, corporate credit or stocks,...
A populist candidate for Italy's premiership says European Union rules for the euro currency must change, but he's no longer backing a eurozone exit.
Catalonia’s two main separatist parties agreed to support the re-election of ousted leader Carles Puigdemont as president, indicating they are eager to ratchet up the tension with Spain’s central government.
* David Zahn reduces holdings of Italian bonds before election
LONDON, Jan 9- U.S. and UK interest rates are rising, the European Central Bank is cutting back its bond purchases and even the Bank of Japan is hinting it will turn off the stimulus taps one day. According to Goldman Sachs, financial conditions in...
Barcelona wanted to take some air out of its property bubble. Will it wind up getting more than it bargained for?
Abe won a massive election victory in December 2012 on a promise of higher inflation. He was subsequently re-elected in 2014 and 2017, again by a huge margin. This sort of political success is actually very unusual in Japan, where PMs tend to...
While the establishment may breathe a sigh of relief looking back at political developments and events in Europe - which was spared some of the supposedly "worst-case scenarios" including a Marine le Pen presidency, a Merkel loss and a Geert Wilders...
After Catalonia formally declared independence from Spain in October, Madrid quickly responded by imposing direct rule over the region and instigating new elections on Dec.…
The outcome of regional elections in Catalonia have further complicated a Spanish political crisis, analysts said.
The Latest on the election results in Catalonia (all times local): 11:55 a.m.
Francois Lenoir/ReutersCatalonia's separatist parties won a slim majority in regional elections on Thursday.Spain's Prime Minister called the election in the wake of Catalonia's declaration of independence in October.Mariano Rajoy hoped the elections...
Spanish stocks lead European markets lower on Friday, after parliamentary elections in Catalonia handed a win to the separatist movement, rekindling fears of the re-emergence of tensions in Spain.
European markets are expected to open lower, as investors digest the latest in political news coming from the region.