Global stocks sink on fiscal angst after U.S. vote, euro slips
A TV showing news on re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured in front of the German share price index DAX board at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
A share trader sits next to a TV showing news on U.S. Republican presidental candidate Mitt Romney, in front of the German share price index DAX board at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
A trader checks screen data at the IG Index trading floor in London, December 9, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly
A city trader monitors stock prices in London.
A television set shows U.S. President Barack Obama's election night victory rally, near other monitors displaying Japan's Nikkei stock average (R, bottom) and the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S. dollar, at a foreign currency brokerage...more
Employees of a foreign exchange trading company looks at monitors as a television set shows U.S. President Barack Obama's election night victory rally in Tokyo November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
A visitor looks at market indices displayed at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo September 26, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
A Tokyo Stock Exchange employee looks up at a monitor displaying market indices at the bourse in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Traders work in front of a trading board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 11, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on fellow European leaders on Wednesday to agree an ambitious, concrete plan for closer fiscal and...
LONDON (Reuters) - Germany and Britain must cooperate to work round their differences on the European Union's long-term spending plans, German Chancellor Angela...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Commerzbank AG , is planning to cut jobs while investing 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in an overhaul of its retail business, two people...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co , which plans to close three factories and scrap 6,200 jobs in Europe to stanch losses, said on Wednesday it cannot rule out...