Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

CNBC Franchise Archive Europe: Economy


  • Jobless Spanish Nurses Jump at Dutch Opportunities Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:48 AM ET

    Nurse recruiting firm Roca-BHR drew more than 800 applicants in Spain last year when it offered guaranteed jobs in the Netherlands caring for the elderly to those who were willing to take an intensive course in Dutch.

  • Norway's Economic Star Begins to Lose Its Shine Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    300 jobs may be gone by September in the town of Tofte, the deadline set by the loss-making oil plant's Swedish owner to find a buyer or close.

  • EU Tries (Again) to Shield Taxpayers From Bank Failure Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:04 AM ET

    The European Union will make a fresh attempt on Wednesday to share out the costs of future bank failures, starting a regime to spare taxpayers further bailouts.

  • Draghi: Bond-Buying Program More Essential Than Ever Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:46 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    An "accommodative" monetary policy is still appropriate for the European Central Bank, ECB President Mario Draghi has said.

  • Europe Is Wasting Time: Euro Architect Issing Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:48 AM ET

    The euro zone has squandered precious time in making reforms during a time of central bank support for the economy, the president of the Center for Financial Studies, Otmar Issing, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Bernanke Is Doing the Right Thing: Trichet Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:29 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    The former head of the European Central Bank told CNBC that central banks can only do so much to jump-start a global recovery.

  • Thousands March in Rome Against Unemployment Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:56 AM ET

    housands of workers and unemployed people marched in Rome on Saturday to protest against record unemployment and call on Enrico Letta's two-month-old government to deliver more than empty rhetoric on the issue.

  • An attendee pauses in front of a display at a Mediobanca meeting.

    Mediobanca, under pressure to improve returns for shareholders, plans to sell almost all of its stakes in major companies, ending half a century of influence at the heart of Italian business to focus on banking.

  • Greece Aid Suspension Talk 'Premature': IMF's Lipton Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:49 AM ET

    Talk of a suspension of bailout money to struggling euro zone country Greece is "premature", according to a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official.

  • SNB Says it Is 'Far Away' From Ending Currency Cap Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank said it was far from ready to end its unconventional policy measures, on Thursday, unlike the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Euro Ministers to Lay Banking Union Cornerstone Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:41 AM ET

    Euro zone finance ministers will decide on Thursday when and how their bailout fund can invest in a bank to save it from failure, laying a cornerstone of the banking union seen as vital to restore economic growth.

  • G-8 Welcomes Japan's Economic Policies, Abe Says Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:51 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.

  • Easing of Slump Won't Halt Euro's Decline Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:28 AM ET
    Euro Tumbles

    Positive business activity data for the euro zone on Thursday will fail to stop a much larger fall over the long-term for the single currency.

  • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talks with Chief Scout Bear Grylls (2nd L) and Sea Scout Rob Butcher (2nd R) as she attends the National Review of Queen's Scouts at Windsor Castle on April 21, 2013.

    From Union Jack booties to "Born to Rule" sleepwear, analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the British economy by 240 million pounds ($380 million).

  • EU’s Barroso Criticizes ‘Reactionary’ French Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    EC President José Manuel Barroso hit back at French opposition to a proposed transatlantic trade agreement as “extremely reactionary”, in an interview with the International Herald Tribune on Monday.

  • Make-or-Break Summer Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:47 AM ET

    Amid a sea of gloomy economic data and rising tensions, the next few months could prove decisive for whether the euro zone economy sinks or swims.

  • Italy Says No More Fiscal Cuts Despite Debt Pile Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    A deeper-than-expected recession is hurting Italy's public finances but it can still keep the budget deficit below 3 percent of output without more fiscal tightening.

  • Why Questioning Our Mandate Is Wrong: ECB Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    The ECB has hit back at suggestions that its mandate should be up for discussion. The Financial Times reports.

  • French Air Traffic Controller Strike Halts Travel Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    A strike by air traffic controllers forced cancellations of more than 60 percent of flights around France and disrupted travel elsewhere in Europe.

  • 10,000 Russian Protestors Demand Putin Resign Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow demanding Vladimir Putin resign on Wednesday, as the president took the helm of a loyalist movement designed to broaden his power base.

Contact Europe: Economy


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    Please choose a subscription

    Please enter a valid email address
    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.