The European Union


  • Gartman says the euro 'is doomed to failure' Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Conflicting economic priorities in Europe likely will spell the end for the region's common currency, according to Dennis Gartman.

  • European market at lowest level in year     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody provides an update on the major declines in European stocks.

  • BERLIN, Oct 10- China and the European Union aim to end a long-running telecoms row next week, the EU's trade chief said on Friday, potentially easing tensions between two of the world's top trading powers. Reuters reported exclusively this week that Europe was close to a deal with Beijing on defusing the issue of what Brussels says are illegal subsidies to...

  • Crystal clear view of Europe     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera digs into European events hitting the stock market there, including dovish comments by ECB President Mario Draghi on Thursday.

  • CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including the economic weakness facing Germany and Italy.

  • 'Extreme divergence' in Europe: Pro     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says the euro zone is suffering from "extreme economic divergence", and discusses member states' reform progress.

  • European markets close: London miners winning     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the decision by the Bank of England to stand pat on interest rates.

  • Schauble to IMF: 'Reality is more complex'     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    The IMF's latest recommendations seem to be the "opposite" of what it had previously advocated, says German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble.

  • Europe lacks supply AND demand: Italy minister     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Europe is faced with a lack of both supply and demand, says Italian Economy and Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, adding that Italy's reforms will take time to bear fruit.

  • We shouldn't 'bash' each other: Schauble     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Every single euro zone member has some issues to deal with, even Germany, says German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, adding that "bashing" one another would lead the bloc nowhere.

  • Europe risks Japan scenario: Summers     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Europe is on the same path as Japan was on in the 1990s says Larry Summers, professor of economics at Harvard University.

  • Europe heading for 'new mediocre': IMF     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    There is a risk of a "new mediocre" setting in, in Europe says David Lipton, first deputy managing director at the IMF. He adds that more should be done at a national level to support the ECB's work.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 9- The European Union decided on Thursday to make public its negotiating mandate for a free trade deal with the United States in a bid to quell growing opposition to the proposed accord. The 18- page document, which had been widely leaked, says what cannot be included in a trade deal, such as audiovisual services, and what the European Commission should...

  • DUBAI/ BRUSSELS, Oct 8- The top diplomats of the United States, Iran and the European Union will meet in Vienna next week, accelerating efforts to clinch a long-elusive deal to end a dispute over Tehran's nuclear program by a Nov. 24 deadline. Iran and the world powers- the United States, France, Germany, China, Russia and Britain- have held a series of meetings since early...

  • European markets close: DAX breaks 9K     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a decline in Europe's Stoxx 600 and the German DAX breaks below 9,000.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 8- China and the European Union are closing in on a deal to resolve a long-running telecoms dispute by the end of the month, people close to the matter say, potentially putting an end to one of the most divisive issues between the two big trade partners. Beijing is considering a deal in which China promises to limit its export credits to China's No. 2...

  • Here's some more reforms Europe needs...     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says that although labor reforms are needed in Europe, service sector reforms are very important too.

  • *Austria has threatened legal action. BRUSSELS, Oct 8- A British plan to guarantee the price of power from its first new nuclear project in decades won European Union backing in a landmark ruling on Wednesday that threatens to trigger legal challenges. The ruling clears the way for the 16- billion-pound Hinkley Point nuclear power station in southwest England...

  • KIEV, Oct 8- Kiev may appeal to the Stockholm court of arbitration to fix a temporary price for Russian gas and conditions for deliveries to Ukraine if an interim gas deal is not reached soon with Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. The European Union is trying to broker a deal to resolve a standoff between the two countries after...

  • *Canada lobbied against previous labelling proposal. BRUSSELS/ CALGARY, Oct 7- A European Union plan to label Canadian tar sands oil as highly polluting as part of its fight against climate change has been abandoned after years of opposition from Canada, clearing the way for exports of tar sands crude to the European market. Canada sees Europe as a potential...