EU turns up heat on cheap steel imports

Glut from China and Russia sparks growing protectionism

Marchionne’s call for mergers sparks talk

Several factors stand in way of Fiat chief’s arguments

Trader set for trial over Libor allegations

UK case will be a crucial test for the SFO

Negative rates pose corporate conundrum

European companies still unsure about putting cash to better use


Euro weakness upsets luxury brand pricing

Volatility in currency markets exacerbates price global differentials

Bankers to make €130m in fees from Monte Paschi rights issue

Issue comes less than year after lender raised €5bn

Deutsche bucks trend to little advantage

It remains a full-service European investment bank in an unfriendly climate

Germany’s energy policy makes waves

The argument highlights the green agenda as one of the key faultlines of European politics

Commerzbank set to pay dividend

German group shows return to health after Lehman collapse

Dutch state to sell ABN Amro stake

Ministers hope to recoup money from financial crisis rescue

Axa pledges to sell €500m of coal assets

French insurer shuns fossil fuel in favour of renewables

Russian retail sales and wages plummet

Fresh figures rock hopes of economic rebound

Week in Review, May 23

Deutsche Bank under fire; John Malone, BP and M&S also in the news

Monte dei Paschi: Sienese spectacle

Another year, another rights issue. Will this be the last?

Cable dealmaker more easyJet than jet set

Patrick Drahi’s $6.7bn deal for Suddenlink belies his discreet style

Powerhouse Habitat set to go public

First large publicly listed residential investment trust for France

Germany to seek €300m for Airbus delays

Ministry hit by cost of extending old aircraft as it awaits A400M

Piraeus Bank offloads Egyptian operation

Sale means rare piece of good news for Greek financial sector

Engie will not acquire struggling Areva

Utility boss says company will consider joint ventures

Deutsche Bank investors in protest vote

Shareholders express anger as close to 40% fail to back top team


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