The stock exchange in Athens is set to reopen next week after a closure of more than a month, amid tough bailout negotiations.» Read More
Tom Elliott, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says "very low bond yields" are driven the markets' rally.
Rick Santelli tells investors why they need to carefully watch European developments early next week. (2:52)
Investments in Europe is picking up, says William Vrattos, York Capital Management, providing an outlook on fixed income assets.
Germany's road infrastructure is crippled by mishandling more common in a communist state than a free-market one, according to German economist Hans-Werner Sinn.
Police have detained 31 people over the heist of $50 million in diamonds in February after coordinated raids in Belgium, France and Switzerland, Belgian prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Germany's DAX breached its peak set in 2007 on Tuesday, but data released just a day earlier showed Germany's services industry contracted in April.
The decision by the Slovenian government to postpone a parliamentary vote on its budget deficit is the latest blow to the country's plans to overcome its crisis.
Sir Alex Ferguson, legendary manager of Manchester United will retire after the club's final match on Sunday, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate.
Trevor Stirling, senior research analyst for European beverages at Sanford Bernstein, describes the big trends likely to impact brewers over the next few years.
The economic situation in the euro area worsened in the second quarter, according to an advance reading by the Ifo World Economic Survey (WES), though expectations for the next six months have brightened.
Alex Donohue, PR officer at Ladbrokes, says Jose Mourinho is seen as the best bet to replace Alex Ferguson at Manchester United
Scott Evans, head of equity salesat Espirito Santo Investment Bank, says the current monetary policy is creating a bubble and expects the European equity rally to be short-lived as longer term structural issues remain.
Cyprus was warned about its "excessive economic imbalances" and was told that financial assistance was "unavoidable" months before it requested aid, the vice president of the European Commission said on Wednesday.
Elena Panaritis, CEO and founder of T4Action, discusses how to fix the European North-South economic divide and says burden sharing should be conditional on structural reforms.
The long-term impact of rising unemployment among the young could be felt for decades, according to the International Labor Organization, which estimates that 73.4 million young people will be out of work in 2013.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, tells CNBC that it is a very challenging environment with Asia, Middle East and Latin America being the strong points.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that Europe is not stabilizing and things are getting worse from an economic standpoint.
After a string of better-than-expected economic data for the U.K., many are expecting the bank of Bank of England to keep stimulus measures unchanged at its policy meeting this week.
George Buckley, Chief UK Economist at Deutsche Bank thinks the Bank of England does not need to implement any more quantitative easing. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.
Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.
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Jane Foley, senior FX strategist at Rabobank, gives her currency predictions if there is a rate hike by the Federal Reserve in 2015.
European equities closed mixed on Friday after a choppy end to trading in July, as investors eyed key earnings.
Blanka Kolenikova, senior analyst at IHS Country Risk, explains why the markets are ready for the Greek stock exchange to reopen.