Europe: Economy


  • Stocks gain on Europe stimulus talk, China data Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:28 AM ET

    Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered global stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.2 percent to 6,384.89. EUROPE STIMULUS: As the region teeters on the brink of recession again, speculation is growing that the European Central Bank will further expand...

  • Christoph Kaml, CFO at Palfinger, says the Austrian crane-maker's international businesses are making up for the weak orders in Europe.

  • Gurria: Not seeing a recession in Europe     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the APEC Finance Ministers meeting in Beijing, Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD, discusses the outlook for Europe's economy.

  • Michael Buhl, Co-CEO at Vienna Stock Exchange, explains why the Austrian market has been seeing higher trade volumes despite ongoing geopolitical tensions.

  • TOKYO, Oct 22- Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as shipments to Asia picked up pace, but a slowdown in China, war in the Middle East and the spread of the Ebola virus mean exports may struggle to accelerate further. Now, renewed turbulence in the global markets on signs of a slowing world economy could snuff out any gains in exports,...

  • DIARY -Top Economic Events to Nov 3 Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board holds open meeting to discuss a final rulemaking requiring sponsors of securitization transactions to retain risk in those transactions- 1930 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England publishes minutes of latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn...

  • Skeptical about news of ECB bond buys: Pro     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:38 PM ET

    Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at PIIE, says news that the European Central Bank is looking to buy corporate bonds are "strategically leaked" by officials.

  • Oct 21- IBM's woes are interesting not simply because they tell us about the economy, but because they reveal broader truths about how, and for whom, companies are run. IBM kicked its 2015 operating earnings goal off the back of the truck on Monday, blaming an outright fall in third-quarter revenues on a sudden downturn in client spending. "We saw a marked slowdown in...

  • Buying Europe? Focus on these stocks     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    Discussing if now is the time to get bullish on Europe, with Jim McDonald, Northern Trust Global Investments, and Todd Schoenberger, J. Streicher Asset Management.

  • Time to buy Europe?     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    With Europe entertaining QE measures, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discusses if now is the time to look overseas for big returns.

  • The price of oil is not where Russia would like it Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    The Arctic oil rig 'Prirazlomnaya' in the Barents Sea owned by energy giant Gazprom, near Naryan Mar, Russia.

    Russia could face budget problems if oil stays at recent lows—especially given a sliding ruble and Crimea-related costs.

  • European shares close higher     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday as buying was fueled by corporate earnings and reports the ECB would provide extra liquidity in the near future.

  • ECB looking at corporate bond buys: Sources Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:55 AM ET
    A euro logo next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt.

    The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market, deciding as soon as December.

  • Why 'Italy doesn't need Germany's help' Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:24 AM ET
    Milan skyline, Italy

    The president of one of the Italy's richest region said the country doesn't need Germany's -- or anybody else's -- help to recover.

  • Italy doesn't need Germany's help: Politician     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Roberto Maroni, President of Lombardy and senior member of the Northern League, says Italy does not need Germany's help to improve its economy and wants to be "strong enough" to solve its own problems.

  • Roberto Maroni, President of Lombardy and senior member of the Northern League, says Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi needs to boost growth in the country before carrying out certain reforms.

  • Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, say that German stocks are an attractive buy despite the XETRA DAX being one of the worst performers this year.

  • Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard& Poor's 500 index its best day of the year. Investors rallied behind an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big companies. "I think it's too early to call to call this a new rally, but I think there are definite signs that investors...

  • *China Q3 economic growth slows to 7.3 pct from 7.5 pct in Q2 China data positive for gold, despite uptick in Asian equities. SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Gold clung to overnight gains on Tuesday to trade near a one-month high as worries persisted over a slowdown in the global economy after China's growth eased in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/ 09 financial...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 21- London copper edged up on Tuesday as hopes grew of more stimulus measures from China after the top consumer of the metal reported a slowing of third-quarter economic growth to its weakest since the 2008/ 09 global financial crisis. "The data looks in line with our central case, which is continued moderation in China's growth outlook, but still on an...

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