Oil toiled at a more than one-year low after its worst month in a decade on Friday, while most major markets were keeping moves tight ahead of a weekend meeting between U.S. and Chinese presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he favors getting a binding deal on a European Union digital tax at a meeting of EU finance ministers in December and that he supported the French model.
Dr Reddy's Laboratories said German regulatory authority has completed the follow-on audit of Duvvada manufacturing facility in Visakhapatnam and the EU-GMP certification of the plant remains active excluding for one new product.
Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said.
Germany must decide in the coming weeks on French proposals to advance the integration of the euro zone, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said.
Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) shares fell 8 percent after the German conglomerate cut its profit forecast for the second time this year, blaming provisions from a steel cartel probe and quality issues at its automotive unit.
German insurer Allianz said third-quarter net profit surged 24 percent from a year earlier and confirmed it was poised to meet its 2018 profit target.
Some 35 percent of members of the two conservative parties in Germany’s ruling coalition favour Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a protege of Chancellor Angela Merkel, to replace her as leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU), a poll showed.
European shares dipped at the open, joining a global market retreat that spread from Wall Street to Asian markets after the Federal Reserve noted a dip in U.S. business investment and suggested a rate hike was on track for December.
Britain’s junior Brexit minister told a German media outlet he was optimistic that Britain and the European Union would reach a Brexit deal soon, adding that he hoped this would happen in the next three weeks.