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Dollar treads water on Fed views, geopolitics

福利网站The dollar was little changed on Wednesday after U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May, although caution kept investors from aggressively buying riskier currencies like the Australian dollar.

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Euro zone banks face significant climate-related risks, ECB says

福利网站Euro zone banks face significant climate-change related risks and must build capacity now to manage these, even if climate issues tend to materialize over longer periods, European Central Bank supervisor Andrea Enria said on Wednesday.

France's Penicaud: China coronavirus situation 'worrying' but French trends positive

The situation in China, where a second wave of coronavirus infection is feared, is "worrying" but trends in France remain positive, Labour Minister Muriel Penicaud said on Wednesday.

'Best news so far': UK hails steroid treatment for coronavirus

Britain's health minister on Wednesday hailed the use of a steroid called dexamethasone for treating coronavirus patients as the best news so far of the outbreak.

Ka-boom! How Germany's 'Mr Thrift' Scholz came to splash the cash

Four months is an eternity in pandemic politics. As recently as February, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz was Germany's Mr Thrift, a devotee of the "black zero" balanced-budget rule.

German minister, on Trump's troop pullout plan, says security not a commodity

Security is not a commodity to be traded, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Tuesday in reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to cut the number of U.S. troops in Germany.

Trump says U.S. to pull some troops from Germany over NATO spending feud

President Donald Trump said on Monday he would cut the number of U.S. troops in Germany to 25,000, faulting the close U.S. ally for failing to meet NATO's defense spending target and accusing it of taking advantage of America on trade.

Dollar rises after strong U.S. retail sales, Fed chief's remarks

The dollar posted gains on Tuesday after a record increase in U.S. retail sales in May following two straight months of declines, reinforcing a growing belief that the worst may be over for the world's largest economy.

Spain's Abanca gives up on buying EuroBic, keeps eye on Portugal

福利网站Spanish lender Abanca said on Tuesday it would no longer buy a 95% stake in Portugal's EuroBic, in which Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos has been trying to sell her 42.5% stake, but said the bank was still interested in the Portuguese market.

Weekly coronavirus death toll in French nursing homes doubles to 73

The number of people who died from coronavirus infection in France rose by 111 to 29,547 on Tuesday with the health ministry including weekly data for the death toll in nursing homes.

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Germany

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps that European governments hope will revive travel and tourism safely.

Exclusive: CureVac becomes second company to test coronavirus vaccine in Germany - sources

Europeans push for Iran rebuke at nuclear watchdog over inspections

France

Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis

Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating U.N. and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).

France's COVID tracing app hard to link to others, EU official says

French nurse: We cared for COVID patients, who will care for us?

Italy

Comcast's SKY launches broadband offering in Italy

Italy's top pay-TV operator SKY said on Tuesday it was adding broadband connection to its offering of movies, sport and other content, to boost revenues in the crowded telecoms market.

Macquarie offer for Open Fiber stake could speed single Italy network

Extreme poverty in Italy was falling before coronavirus, survey shows