European markets close: Greek endgame CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including ECB executive board member Yves Mersche saying the ECB is in an endgame in Greece.
Autos and miners help European shares to advance However, Italy's FTSE MIB index fell 0.9 percent as several companies in the index traded without the attraction of their latest dividend payouts. The STOXX Europe 600 Automobile and Auto Parts index rose 1.4 percent, the top sectoral gainer, helped by a 2.4 percent rise in shares of Volkswagen after Deutsche Bank saw an upside from efficiency gains at the...
| By: Atul Prakash
European shares edge lower, BHP Billiton slips after spin-off LONDON, May 18- European shares edged down in early trading on Monday, with BHP Billiton leading the market lower after a cautious debut for its spin-off South32 and Austrian energy group OMV falling after a drop in profits. BHP Billiton's shares fell 5 percent after its spin-off South32 started trading with a market value of nearly $9 billion on Monday, a third...
Europe stocks dive Friday CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including some of the automotive makers stocks moving lower.