Europe's main stock gauge halts 2-session skid as tech sector rallies

Europe's main stock gauge halts 2-session skid as tech sector rallies

European stocks finished firmly higher Friday, as the tech group tracked their U.S. counterparts, following Apple Inc.’s record surge on Thursday, which helped to buoy overall market sentiment. However, a disappointing update on retail sales in the eurozone was seen putting in doubt inflation hitting the European Central Bank’s target. How markets are moving The […]

Could Europe Become a Fintech Hub?

Could Europe Become a Fintech Hub?

Adoption so far is low, but opportunities for startups abound. August 3, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A number of technologies and new regulations are poised to disrupt the incumbent financial system. So much so that the emerging field of financial technologies has earned itself the “fintech’” portmanteau. […]

Europe Has Criminalized Humanitarianism

Europe Has Criminalized Humanitarianism

Over the course of June and July, through a patchwork of frantic stopgap measures and pledges, European leaders fortified Europe’s borders along its southern perimeter in another push to restrict migration to the continent. This clampdown now also includes efforts to beach the last of the charity-run rescue boats that scoop up refugees out of […]

Those ridiculous Bird scooters are now in Europe

Those ridiculous Bird scooters are now in Europe

Bird, the electric scooter rental company that’s worth $2 billion for some reason, is coming to Europe. The first city to be “graced” with Bird’s Scooters is Paris. Here, the company has cautiously launched with a pilot program of between 50 and 100 two-wheelers, all of which will probably be stolen by the end of […]

Are Europe's Historic Fires Caused By Climate Change?

Are Europe's Historic Fires Caused By Climate Change?

In Greece, the fires came fast and hard, sweeping through towns so quickly that residents were trapped in clouds of smoke. Some people ran toward the ocean, plunging into the water to save themselves from the flames onshore. Others tried to shelter in buildings or cars. But the fires, which raged through several towns on […]

Europe markets open mixed amid big data and earnings releases

Europe markets open mixed amid big data and earnings releases

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was flat in early deals, with the major bourses moving in different directions. Media stocks were the top performers, higher by 0.4 percent, on earnings. Vivendi rose as much as 5 percent after reporting first-half results. On the other hand, chemicals led the losses in early deals, with Umicore down as […]

UAE Calls On United States And Europe To Unite Against Iran

UAE Calls On United States And Europe To Unite Against Iran

One of the West’s key allies in the Middle East has called on the U.S. and Europe to resolve their differences over Iran. Speaking at the Policy Exchange think-tank in London last week, the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash voiced concern about the split between the U.S. and European governments over […]

Number of Migrants Trying to Cross to Europe Through Turkey Doubled in 2018

Number of Migrants Trying to Cross to Europe Through Turkey Doubled in 2018

(AFP/ File Photo) The number of migrants held trying to reach Europe from Turkey using illegal routes has increased by 60 percent this year, according to data from the Coast Guard Command. A total of 14,470 migrants were held in the first seven months of this year, especially in the Aegean Sea, as well as […]

UKIP will reportedly join Steve Bannon's foundation to spread far-right propaganda across Europe — and the EU is …

UKIP will reportedly join Steve Bannon's foundation to spread far-right propaganda across Europe — and the EU is …

Nigel Farage, UKIP MEP and former leader, and Steve Bannon. Matt Cardy/Getty; Sean Gallup/Getty Ukip has pledged to work with Steve Bannon’s new European alt-right movement , forging what critics have branded an “unholy alliance” to bring down the EU and fuel populism across the continent. Mr Bannon, a former investment banker who founded the […]

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