CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today, as the FTSE 100 touches its highest level since September 2000.» Read More
European finance ministers told CNBC Britain should recognize the benefits it receives as a result of being part of the 27-member EU bloc.
BRUSSELS, May 14- Visa Europe, the European licensee of Visa Inc., has offered to cap its inter-bank credit card fees at the same level as rival MasterCard to end a European Union antitrust investigation and stave off a possible fine.
BRUSSELS, May 14- European Union finance ministers gave the green light on Tuesday to start talks with Switzerland, Liechtenstein and three other countries on new rules for swapping bank account information, officials said.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as shares moved higher after hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC he is "definitely bullish" on stocks.
The bailouts of the weakest banks in Slovenia should begin next month, the country's finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday, but he insisted that he is not concerned with the timeframe of the process.
Visa Europe, the European licensee of Visa Inc., has offered to cap its inter-bank credit card fees at 0.3 percent of transaction value for four years, the same level as the rival MasterCard network, to end a European Union competition investigation and stave off a possible fine.
BRUSSELS, May 14- Visa Europe, the European licensee of Visa Inc., has offered to cap its inter-bank credit card fees at 0.3 percent of transaction value for four years, the same level as the rival MasterCard network, to end a European Union competition investigation and stave off a possible fine.
Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, discusses Germany's role in controlling Europe's economic policies and weighs in on whether the UK will leave the EU.
Poland is forecast to grow in line with crisis-mired Ireland this year, as euro zone woes hit Eastern Europe.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as worse-than-expected confidence data for Germany curbed market sentiment.
Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union, tells CNBC that five years in to the economic crisis, austerity has failed, international institutions have failed and there's a humanitarian crisis.
European finance ministers speak to CNBC about whether there's a credible threat of Britain leaving the European Union.
Richard Hoey, chief economist at BNY Mellon, tells CNBC that the European economy is about to hit the bottom of the saucer, with a very slow recovery.
Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), tells CNBC's Steve Sedgwick that David Cameron needs to have a proper, sincere negotiation about getting powers back from the EU.
BRUSSELS, May 14- European Central Bank policymaker Joerg Asmussen threw his weight behind demands by France and the European Commission for the swift establishment of a single supervisory authority and resolution regime for euro zone banks next year. To establish such a new authority, European Union treaties would need to be changed, Schaeuble has said.
As disagreement grows over whether a system to wind up Europe's failing banks - a central tenet to region-wide banking union – requires treaty change, France's finance minister told CNBC that Europe should let its lawyers work it out.
Britain's ruling Conservatives will unveil a draft bill on Tuesday that could make Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding.
*Survey finds growing disillusionment with the European Union. BRUSSELS, May 13- Europe's debt crisis has shattered its citizens' faith in the European Union and increased distrust between core nations, although support for the euro currency remains solid, according to a widely watched study released on Monday.
BRUSSELS, May 13- Cyprus and Malta have a lot in common: Mediterranean islands enjoying 10 months of sunshine a year, they joined the European Union in 2004, use the euro and have banking sectors that dwarf their economies.
*Obama in strongest foray in Britain's EU debate. WASHINGTON, May 13- President Barack Obama intervened in Britain's emotive debate about its membership of the European Union on Monday, saying Prime Minister David Cameron should "fix" his country's relationship with the bloc before taking any steps to leave.