|Day Low/High||2.35 / 2.41|
|52 Wk Low/High||1.93 / 6.98|
Expect a barrage of key indicators and earnings from companies including Deutsche Bank, LVMH, Diageo and AB InBev.
Analysts at the Swiss bank give Intesa Sanpaolo and UBI a clean bill of health in an exercise before official tests.
The German car maker reports forecast-busting first-half profit, while in the U.K. strong labor market figures bolster the pound.
The bank's chairman Vita says disposals alone won't satisfy the ECB.
A 10% stake in Poland's Bank Pekao was sold hours after a 10% stake in online bank FinceoBank, raising hopes that a looming capital increase will be reduced.
Share's in Italy's biggest lender climbed 8% on Mustier's first day in charge and he has plenty of levers still to pull.
U.K. homebuilders continue their post-Brexit recovery in London, as financial stocks and miners also progress.
Six of Italy's biggest lenders have more non-performing loans than equity and reserves, while the worst of them is swamped three times over.
Regulators in Italy and the U.K. intervene to stem the stock's decline.
The government and EC regulators negotiate the state-aid minefield as they seek a plan to protect retail investors.
Shares in the world's largest lender fall to record lows.
BHP Billiton falls after a Brazilian court rejects a settlement over the Samarco dam burst.
Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds slip, while UniCredit gains as it fills a CEO vacancy.
Shares mixed as German Chancellor Merkel also tries to prevent Italy from waiving EU rules.
The appointment of a new head for troubled Italian bank Unicredit and strong economic figures from the U.K. and Germany helped counter Brexit confusion.
The Italian prime minister is reportedly considering a $44 billion lifeline, but critics fear a public bank rescue would further unsettle international investors.
Former Intesa Sanpaolo leader Passera would replace Ghizzoni after months of dissatisfaction about the CEO's restructuring efforts.
Grocer Ahold counters a negative mood dominated by "Brexit" worries and weak commodity prices.
Europe's markets turned sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears of a rise in U.S. interest rates and worries over manufacturing in the eurozone and sanctions against Russia.
Jim Rickards tells Steve Cordasco how the re-election of Germany's Angela Merkel will affect your portfolio.