Judge Vassiliki Thanou was sworn in Friday as Greece's first female prime minister, heading a caretaker government until elections are held.» Read More
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
David Lea, senior analyst for Europe at Control Risks, says that the makeup of the Italian government has not shown any great surprises but is not likely to last for the long-term.
Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the Fed's QE is not stimulating business investment because investors are cautious of an exit.
Andrew Economos, Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia at JP Morgan Asset Management explains why markets will become less tolerant of Abe and Kuroda when it comes to aggressive easing.
Two police officers were shot and wounded outside the Italian prime minister's office on Sunday as Enrico Letta's new government was being sworn in around a km (mile) away at the president's palace, RAI state television reported.
Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.
Italy finally has formed a new government, a coalition of Silvio Berlusconi's forces and center-left rivals who forged an unusual alliance to break a two-month stalemate.
French Socialist Party is pressing President Francois Hollande to toughen his stance towards German Chancellor Angela Merkel who it describes as "self-centered."
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about which European country is really in charge of the euro.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports stocks moved lower after Friday's GDP miss in the U.S.
European shares closed lower after U.S. growth figures missed expectations pointing to a potential slowdown in the world's biggest economy.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the repatriation of Japanese money, as Japanese investors continue to be net sellers of foreign assets, particularly European.
Italian prime minister-designate Enrico Letta could announce a new government on Saturday and go before parliament to spell out its program early next week, political sources said on Friday.
Spain will take until 2017 to meet the European Commission's budget deficit target of 3 percent of gross domestic product, the country revealed on Friday.
Economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff revealed they have received "hate-filled" and "threatening" emails since their influential research on austerity was exposed as containing a error last week.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe, as stocks shifted lower ahead of first quarter GDP data from the U.S.
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Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel Nicolaus, says the ECB will have to become much more aggressive to match the tone of other central banks in the world.
The U.K. government has received a damning indictment from the CEO of the world's biggest advertising group, who said that austerity in the U.K. is a falsehood.
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James Eden, owner of Private White VC, talks about the U.K. clothing and fashion indsutry.
Michael Dunkley, premier of Bermuda, discusses the country's economy and tax system.
Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discusses stock markets and oil's rally.