In a bid to match Silicon Valley's success, the European Commission (EC) launched the Startup Europe Partnership tech startup accelerator and the European Digital Forum think tank at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Fondazione Monte dei Paschi, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena's top shareholder, is reportedly nearing a deal to divest its 20% stake in the Italian bank to three other banking foundations and a group of investment funds.
The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process.
The European Commission is looking at the way container-shipping companies announce their price increases, saying it may be possible that they are colluding with each other to rig prices.
The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process
Germany's coalition government formalized a measure to provide funds and expertise for a European bank to manage the loan agreements and if necessitated, closure of banks.
New EU rules had been set to be implemented in 2018 left investors uncertain of their next move.
A new era of rigid fiscal scrutiny would be imposed by the European Commission to prevent repeated occurrences of financial turmoil and to aid the region's debt crisis.
Despite allegations of anticompetitive behavior, Huawei continued with expansion plans to Europe.
European Commissioner Algirdas Semeta said work would continue on the proposed financial transaction tax.
Spain's Bankia had been in exclusive discussions with brokerage GVC to sell its own brokerage unit valued between EUR20 million and EUR40 million, said sources.
EU submits a list of proposals aimed to improve the EU telecommunications industry.
An agreement was made between EU Commission and bank officials for a capital hike for the world's oldest bank.
Allegations of anti-competitive activity would be investigated on by the European Commission.
The European Commission approved the restructuring plan of BCP, Portugal's largest listed bank.