CNBC's Ross Westgate, reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets drifted lower after a steady stream of earnings news delivered mixed messages.
The credit crisis has led to the U.S., the U.K. and even the entire euro zone being dubbed the "new Japan" – with the Asian country synonymous with a particular kind of extended stagnation.
High-frequency trading could have positive effects on the functioning of financial markets, contradicting an increasingly popular view that such trades have increased volatility and should be curbed or even banned, a U.K. government report found.
The European Central Bank has “crossed red lines” by overstepping its monetary policy remit and operating in the realms of fiscal policy and politics, former executive board member of the European Central Bank (ECB), Juergen Stark told CNBC on Monday.
Vasu Menon, Vice President of Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank says that he's more positive on the markets as central banks have pumped in a lot of liquidity into the system.
John Kingston, Global Director Of News, Platts says that U.S. sanctions on Iran have worked far better than most people think.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy, Westpac Bank says that Europe lacks concrete growth plans that will put people back to work.
Adolfo Laurenti, Deputy Chief Economist & MD, Mesirow Financial says that the Fed will not do anything at its upcoming meeting as it waits for the effects of QE3 to play out.
Spain just can't seem to ask for a bailout, and that is giving this strategist ideas.
The upcoming elections and the impending “fiscal cliff” have hedge funds more on edge than any other issue, according to a survey by Macro Risk Advisors.
As Asia Slows, Luxury Watchmakers Count on Elite Buyers
Investors can find excellent value in luxury retailers such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton despite warnings of a sales slowdown in the sector, according to James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management.
Investors have been warned to brace themselves for a weak third-quarter earnings season, but analysts have picked out some key sectors which may outperform.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe. The Spanish IBEX 35 Index was up 0.2 percent, after regional elections in Spain were seen as positive for the Prime Minister's austerity drive.
The widespread criticism and controversy leveled at global coffee chain Starbucks over the amount of tax the company has paid in the U.K. has been exaggerated, chief executive Howard Schultz told CNBC-TV18 in India.
The gap in the amount women and men save for retirement in the U.K. has reached a record high, according to the latest Women and Pensions report from investment firm Scottish Widows.
Germany is planning to warn Britain that it will seek to cancel next month’s European budget summit if David Cameron, the prime minister, insists that he will veto any deal other than a total freeze on spending. The FT reports.
An EU-wide plan to impose a 40 percent female quota on listed company boards looks likely to be blocked on Tuesday as a rising number of commissioners have expressed categorical opposition to the proposal, the FT reports.
Lloyds Banking Group is examining whether to ditch the concept of annual bonuses for senior staff and extend the timeframe of longer-term incentives to up to 10 years, according to people briefed on a project to overhaul remuneration, the Financial Times reports
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy, Macquarie says that markets are still worried about whether Spain's banks would need a bailout and that the fear is capping gains on the Euro.