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UK transport group Stagecoach is a decent mid-cap investment tip according to Scott Evans, Co-Head of Equity Research at Espirito Santo Investment Bank.
Fears of the euro zone providing a “Lehman moment” – an event which puts the final spark to the tinderbox of a global economic crisis – have been growing for months.
European markets were called to open lower on Friday after new stimulus measures announced by central banks failed to inspire investor confidence and markets waited for a crucial U.S. employment report.
Two suspected members of a Greek domestic terrorist group have gone missing in the middle of their trial, officials said Thursday, prompting orders for a judicial investigation and the suspension of an Athens police official.
High-yield corporate bonds in Europe offer some good value investment, Patrick Legland, Societe Generale’s global head of research told CNBC.
With her insistence on deeply unpopular austerity measures, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won few friends in debt-laden southern European counties. But suggestions that she bowed to pressure from other euro zone leaders at a key summit last week have left her with new enemies, this time closer to home.
Oil prices could be back up at $110 per barrel by the end of the year, according to Harry Tchilinguirian, Head of Commodity Markets Strategy at BNP Paribas.
Shares in UK broadcaster ITV remain a good value long term buy, according to Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services Ltd has told CNBC.
European shares are called to open the trading day lower as markets remain cautious ahead of interest rate decisions from the European Central Bank (CNBC EXPLAINS) and the Bank of England.
Market participants will continue to "riot" to get policy makers to integrate fiscal policy across the euro zone and help restore consumers' confidence in the banking system, creating weakness in stock markets, Nancy Curtin, Chief Investment Officer of Close Brothers Asset Management told CNBC on Wednesday.
The European Central Bank may “have room” to cut interest rates on Thursday’s meeting, but this is not necessarily the best way to deal with the euro zone debt crisis at the moment, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, told CNBC.
European shares are called to open the day slightly higher as trading is expected to be thinner due to the Fourth of July public holiday in the United States and the closure of markets there.
France may have a new President who once declared the world of finance his "true enemy", but it remains an attractive place to invest, finance minister Pierre Moscovici told CNBC on Tuesday.
European shares are called to open higher Tuesday on the back of stronger Asian shares overnight which were boosted by renewed speculation that the Federal Reserve may yet press the stimulus button.
The currency cap the Swiss National Bank set on the franc will not be sustainable and could be withdrawn shortly, Stephen Isaacs, chairman of the investment committee at Alvine Capital told CNBC.
The euro zone is lacking in “lifeboats” as the Titanic once was, a UK politician warned Monday as employment and manufacturing data painted a gloomy picture of the region’s prospects.
The euphoria following last week’s euro zone summit will not last as traders return to work and realize there are no “executable” proposals on the immediate horizon, according to an economist.
European shares were called to open higher on Monday as sentiment brightened at the start of the third quarter. European leaders agreed to shore up the region’s banks last week and investors turned their attention to the health of the U.S. economy.
Under-regulated and over-powerful banks weaken the global economy and lead to higher inequality, Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told CNBC.
After a long night of negotiation, EU leaders announced an agreement aimed at easing the two-year old debt crisis shortly before dawn in Brussels, but questions still remain.