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  • European markets close: Russia effect     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including questions about if the ECB will launch QE and the euro's gains were erased by Ukraine tensions

  • BRUSSELS, Aug 28- EU lawmakers are threatening to block a multi-billion dollar trade pact between Canada and the European Union-- a blueprint for a much bigger EU-U.S. deal-- because it would allow firms to sue governments if they breach the treaty.

  • David Marsh, managing director and co-founder at OMFIF, says the euro zone is heading towards "Japanese-style deflation" and that Germany is facing a "crunch period".

  • European markets close: ECB QE?     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe on Thursday, including speculation the ECB will not embark on quantitative easing.

  • Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    BERLIN— The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania.

  • Why Europe's inflation data won't rattle markets     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:46 AM ET

    Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at BoA Merrill Lynch, says markets are already priced in for low inflation data from the euro zone.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- British Prime Minister David Cameron is ready to back his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk as the next president of the European Council after receiving assurances he is sympathetic to the British leader's plans to reform the European Union.

  • European markets close: Bonds gain     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including expectations for the ECB to ease monetary policy next week.

  • Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond won a final TV debate on Monday just over three weeks before a historic breakaway referendum.

  • European markets close: Euro zone rallies     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a rally for the euro zone after Mario Draghi signals stimulus and a rise for Italian stocks.

  • European markets close: Rally over     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a consolidation for European stocks and a decline for Russia related stocks.

  • GENEVA, Aug 22- A World Trade Organisation dispute panel ruled against Argentina on Friday in a 2012 case brought by the United States, European Union, and Japan against Argentine import licensing rules used to restrict imports.

  • Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    BELGRADE, Serbia— Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday. The EU said Friday it welcomes that " Serbia will not increase the state support for its exports to Russia."

  • European markets close: Euro zone PMI falls     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including, a dip for euro zone PMI and Italian banks rise.

  • Nobel Prize Laureate on EU banking regulations     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Roger Myerson, professor of economics at teh University of Chicago and 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate, says Europe needs to "fundamentally" rethink its banking regulatory environment.

  • European markets close: Euro falls     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a consolidation for European stocks after a two day rally and the euro breaks below $1.33.

  • European markets close: Rally day 2     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the rebound of the German DAX and weaker U.K. inflation eases rate pressure.

  • European markets close: Europe rises     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a rally for European stocks as Ukraine tensions ease and London home owners slash prices.

  • Carl Bildt, Swedish foreign minister, says the EU is still hoping for a de-escalation in Ukraine, but that it will react to further Russian aggressions. He also discusses the EU's stance on Iraq.

  • European markets close: German contraction     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the decline in German GDP and a Russian aid convoy appears to be headed to the Ukraine border.