Thursday Nov 28
EU asks Italian government to clarify Telecom Italia plans
Brussels, November 28 - The European Union asked the Italian government Thursday for clarification on its interest in the business plans of Telecom Italia.
EU set for battle over rules for securities markets
A battle over the rules governing Europe's stock, bond, commodities and derivatives markets rachets up next week when the EU's financial services chief pushes for stricter controls which some member states say risk driving business away.
EU seeks to increase influence on global accounting rules
The European Union is seeking to increase its influence over global accounting standards by beefing up the agency that scrutinises new rules and in certain cases tweaking how they are applied in the bloc.
UPDATE 1-EU's Barnier warns about softening new bond trading rules
European Union rules being finalised to regulate derivatives and bond trading are too light-touch and will leave markets in the dark, EU financial services chief Michel Barnier has said.