Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Monday revised its outlook on the European Union to "negative" from "stable," citing Greece as a factor.» Read More
Further unrest in the South African mining sector has increased the chances of another credit rating downgrade, an analyst told CNBC, after worried investors dumped the nation's currency.
Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates says the global economy is in a deceleration phase but markets are being supported by the liquidity. Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia joins in the conversation.
Former Prime Minister Mario Monti said he did not believe an election will be called any time soon.
Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia says expect more pain, risk and uncertainty for Europe ahead. However he sees a bright spot in the export sector for Europe.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today, as the FTSE 100 touches its highest level since September 2000.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have ended mixed.
A bank and savings institution in the Czech Republic was closed and all deposits frozen pending a fraud investigation by the Czech central bank and ministry of finance.
A look at some of Kelly Evans' best moments while reporting from Europe for CNBC.
After a scandal filled year, the chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase is in one of the greatest fights of his life.
As U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels this week to discuss EU tax policies, he knows there are far more taxing questions at home regarding whether his party want to remain within the Union.
There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.
Following the FTSE's rally to its highest level in over five years, Citigroup's Jonathan Stubbs told CNBC that European equities have "rarely" been so appealing to investors.
The latest retail report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) warns that the rise in empty shops in towns across the U.K. is a "major concern."
An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large" compared to the size of its economy.
Jonathan Stubbs, European equity strategist at Citigroup, tells CNBC there has been a very modest pullback in earnings expectations.
European shares opened higher on Monday as investors awaited the outcomes of several central bank meetings this week.
Jonathan Compton, managing director at Bedlam Asset Management, explains why he expects the European equity rally to continue in the long-term.
More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income in 2012, a French newspaper reported.
Inflation in Britain will peak over the summer and remain well above 2 percent – the target set by the U.K's Chancellor – for the foreseeable future, Ernst & Young warned on Monday.
Germans are blaming Merkel's tough stance on austerity for their entry's unpopularity at this year's Eurovision, in which Denmark was the victor.
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Colin Hamilton, head of commodities research at Macquarie, discusses the commodities market and the collapse in prices for metals such as copper and gold.
Chris Wheeler, banks analyst for Atlantic, discusses the challenges facing HSBC.
Christian Keller, head of economics research at Barclays, discusses Greece's PMI data and its banking sector as the countries stock market reopens after a 5-week shutdown.