The ECB downgraded its inflation forecast and President Mario Draghi left room to extend and expand its bond buying program as the heightened market volatility seen over the summer have upped the risks to the euro zone's growth outlook.» Read More
U.K. corporates are ready to take risks, expand and hire, according to a Deloitte survey of CFOs, as business confidence improves.
British manufacturers expect the outlook to improve significantly in 2014, according to a new survey, as firms prepare to cash in on increased demand from emerging markets and boost exports.
U.K. finance minister George Osborne will on Monday reinforce his plans for lower spending to allow for the possibility of tax cuts.
Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin eased a sweeping ban on protests in Sochi, but demonstrations will require advance approval.
The European Central Bank is not expected to deploy any of its "powerful artillery" next week, but economists warned that calls for more action in 2014 would build.
Ex-soviet state Latvia - which became a fully-fledged member of the euro zone on Wednesday - has hit back at claims that it could become a haven for "dirty money".
U.K. house prices rose at their fastest rate in over four years in December, the latest jump in a long series.
Advanced economies are likely to require financial repression, debt restructuring, inflation and capital controls, economists Reinhart and Rogoff have warned.
Advertising industry growth in 2014 will be boosted by an improved global economy and the soccer World Cup, the chief executive of Publicis told CNBC.
The number of registered jobless in Spain fell by 2.24 percent in December from a month earlier.
Economists are uncertain whether growth lies ahead for Spain this year — despite upbeat economic data out on Thursday.
French spirits group Remy Cointreau said its Chief Executive Officer Frederic Pflanz has resigned for personal reasons.
Analysts have warned this year is unlikely to prove as lucrative for stocks as 2013 - although America is expected to outperform Europe yet again.
Manufacturing output in the euro zone posted its strongest growth since May 2011 in December but the data point to continuing divergence in the bloc.
The single biggest task for the ECB in 2014 will be the implementation of the banking union in the currency bloc, said CEO of Société Générale.
As youth unemployment continues to be an issue in Britain, new research has warned of the health impacts of joblessness among young people.
One of the most successful U.S. exports of 2013 may have been Black Friday, the day when consumers are tempted into starting Christmas shopping early.
Russia faces challenges assuring investors about its stability relative to other countries. Terrorist attacks may make those challenges worse.
Italian carmaker Fiat struck a $4.35 billion deal to gain full control of Chrysler.
Deutsche Telekom's new Chief Executive Tim Hoettges takes office on Wednesday.
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Franck Cohen, president of EMEA at SAP, says the technology market is shifting towards cloud-based applications and subscription models.
Valerio De Molli, managing partner of The European House, explains what themes will be discussed at the Ambrosetti forum this weekend.