Burberry Group dropped the most in a year after the UK’s largest luxury-goods maker said it expects a difficult environment to weigh on profitability this year. 
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European stocks erased their decline, pulling out of an eight-month low, as a rally in commodity companies and carmakers offset a slump in German inv(...)

German airline Lufthansa passenger planes on the tarmac at Frankfurt. Photograph: Boris Roessler/EPA

German investor confidence dropped to the weakest in 21 months amid increasing political tension in Europe, even as the European Central Bank steps up(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) sits in the ‘Haupstadtstudio’ of German television station ARD. Data released this morning shows that German business confidence declined for a fourth month in August, reflecting a faltering euro-area economy that European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says might need more stimulus. Photograph: STEPHANIE PILICK/EPA

German business confidence declined for a fourth month, reflecting a faltering euro-area economy that European Central Bank President Mario Draghi say(...)

An employee works on the halogen light production line at the Royal Philips NV automotive lighting factory in Aachen, Germany. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

German investor confidence declined for a seventh month in July as slower growth and geopolitical risks weighed on the outlook for Europe’s largest ec(...)

European stocks rose, extending a six-year high, amid better-than-forecast earnings from ThyssenKrupp to Airbus Group. ThyssenKrupp climbed 5.5(...)

European stocks declined, following their biggest rally in two months, as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting starting today.

European stocks declined, following their biggest rally in two months, as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting starting today. U(...)

CRH gained 0.26% to finish at €17.105. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Better than expected company earnings and a boost for German investor confidence drove increases in most European markets yesterday, although the benc(...)

Economic research institute ZEW said that the first signs of an end to the recession in important euro- zone countries may have contributed to the rise in German investor morale. Photograph: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

German investor confidence increased more than economists expected in August as the recovery in Europe’s largest economy helped pull the euro area out(...)

Meanwhile, trade figures from EU statistics agency Eurostat showed a sharp drop in imports to the bloc in May

European imports slumped in May, while car sales hit a 17-year low last month, raising concerns about the health of the European economy. As workers t(...)