The euro sank as fears over eurozone debt continued to cast ...
Apr 8th, 2010
(AFP/File) - The euro sank as fears over eurozone debt continued to cast a shadow, and traders awaited interest rate decisions from the European Central Bank and the Bank of England.(AFP/File/Bertrand Langlois) -
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germans lamented their unexpectedly poor showing at the Eurovision Song Contest, blaming Chancellor Angela Merkel's tough stance in the euro zone crisis for their failure to win any points from 34 of the 39 countries voting. Denmark's Emmelie de Forest won the event, watched by around 125 million people across Europe, w... [Full Article]
TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) - Lebanese members of the Syrian leader's Alawite sect fear their tiny community will be a casualty of the civil war raging in the neighboring country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
The eurozone is stuck in recession - its longest since the euro was founded in 1999. The latest figures from the European Union's statistics office show that the economy of the 17 EU countries that use the euro shrank for a sixth straight quarter, slumping by 0.2 percent in the January-March period from the previous three months. (Source: Asso... [Full Article]
By Josie Cox LONDON, April 29 - Apple took initial steps Monday for what would be its first debt sale ever, as the U.S. computer giant lays the groundwork for what would be one of the most anticipated bond sales of the year. The company was to begin investor calls today led by Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, a source familiar with the situation to... [Full Article]