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  • Global Markets Update: DAX Hits Record High Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 6:11 AM ET
    Global Markets Update: DAX Hits Record High

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks extend gains on better-than-expected earnings from big banks.

  • Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

    Napolitano rescued Italy in 2011 by replacing Berlusconi with technocrat Mario Monti. Italy's fate once again depends on the man affectionately known as "King George."

  • European Reinsurance Sector Doing Well: Pro Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 5:20 AM ET
    European Reinsurance Sector Doing Well: Pro

    Tom Carstairs, analyst at Berenberg, highlights that results from European re-insurers have been quite strong and explains why he expects pricing pressure to impact the sector in Q3.

  • Polish migrant workers harvest asparagus in Germany

    An influx of people from crisis-hit European countries has led to the biggest surge in German immigration in nearly 20 years.

  • Carlsberg CEO: Asia Will Deliver Strong Growth Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 4:35 AM ET
    Carlsberg CEO: Asia Will Deliver Strong Growth

    Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO of Carlsberg, comments on quarterly results and outlines the strategy for the rest of the year with M&As in Asia, regulatory headwinds in Russia and challenges in Europe.

  • What to Expect From HSBC Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    What to Expect From HSBC

    Paul Kavanagh, partner and senior market strategist at Killik & Co, discusses expectations ahead of HSBC's quarterly results and says that the costs cutting program will be the thing to watch.

  • Europe's Core Hit Over Periphery: Pro Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    Europe's Core Hit Over Periphery: Pro

    Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup and YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) member, tells CNBC the Cyprus crisis has led to CEO confidence in the core European countries hitting its lowest level, as indicated by the YPO Global Pulse.

  • European Markets Open Higher Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET
    European Markets Open Higher

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in higher.

  • Thatcher's Finance Minister Backs 'Brixit' Calls Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 2:55 AM ET
    Stickers supporting the UKIP party are seen on cars parked outside at the UKIP 2013 Spring Conference

    The U.K.'s future in Europe returned to the political agenda on Tuesday after a former finance minister said the case for a British exit from the European Union "is clear."

  • Carlsberg Earnings Exceed Forecasts Helped by Asia Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:34 AM ET
    Cans of Carlsberg beer stand on display at the company's store at the headquarters of Carlsberg A/S in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Danish brewer Carlsberg kept its 2013 outlook unchanged after first-quarter operating profits and revenue rose more than forecast, partly aided by strong Asia sales.

  • SocGen Profit Halved, Eyes New Cost Savings Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:02 AM ET

    Societe Generale, France's No. 2 listed bank, reported a 50 percent slump in quarterly profit on Tuesday on the back of a weakening domestic economy and one-off charges.

  • Impact of Further ECB Rate Cuts Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 12:45 AM ET
    Impact of Further ECB Rate Cuts

    Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Markets Consultant at Saxo Bank discusses the impact of further ECB rate cuts including the option of negative deposit rates.

  • Watch Out Euro Bulls, Draghi Is Watching You Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:04 PM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi's latest comments that further monetary easing in the euro area is possible is making euro bulls think twice, say currency analysts.

  • European Markets End Off Lows Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    European Markets End Off Lows

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Monday's market moving events in Europe, as shares trimmed losses after comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi.

  • European Market Closes Lower Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Market Closes Lower

    European stocks close off their lows Monday, after hitting five-year highs last week, amid hopes for further central bank stimulus and as investors largely shrugged off a tepid euro zone economic report.

  • European Fixed Income Attractive: Pro Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    European Fixed Income Attractive: Pro

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, believes European bond yields will remain very low despite disappointing data because "they're the ultimate safe haven".

  • Why the Market Does Not Care About French Politics Monday, 6 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    The French benchmark CAC index has performed strongly, suggesting that local politics are not of great concern to the market.

  • 'Small Rotation' to Boost Equity Rally: Pro Monday, 6 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    'Small Rotation' to Boost Equity Rally: Pro

    Bruno Verstraete, partner at Lakefield Partners, says the European equity rally still has some length to go because of a "small rotation".

  • Hollande's Year: French-Bashing and 'Communism' Monday, 6 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    French President Francois Hollande

    After one year in office, no French president has been as unpopular as Francois Hollande.

  • ECB Policymaker: Rates Can Go Even Lower Monday, 6 May 2013 | 4:33 AM ET

    The ECB can cut its main policy rate even further after decreasing it to a new record low on Thursday, ECB Executive Board member Coeure said.

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