CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including shares of oil companies moving lower, and the concern for Greece.» Read More
Brett Gallagher, deputy chief investment officer at the Julius Baer Global Equity Fund, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he sees strong growth in Europe as the U.S. economy slows.
A draft final statement at a European Union summit on Friday set a binding target of 20 percent of renewable sources in EU energy consumption by 2020 but offered flexibility on how member states meet that goal.
German utility E.On, which is trying to acquire Spain's Endesa in a 41 billion euro ($53.71 billion) deal, on Wednesday reported a 32% drop in net profit in 2006 from the year before, when the bottom line was bolstered by special items.
European Union regulators on Wednesday approved 460 million euros ($313 million) in government subsidies for the network of thousands of post offices around Britain since it considers their service essential.
Unemployment in Ireland rose slightly last month to 4.3%, according to government statistics released Friday.
The European Commission turned up the pressure on Microsoft on Thursday, warning the U.S. software giant of new fines and accusing it of serial defiance of an antitrust ruling made nearly three years ago.
European Union president Germany vowed on Thursday to push ahead with efforts to get a deal on world trade this year, stressing the need for an agreement was urgent.
Inflation in the 13 nations that share the euro currency slowed by more than expected to 1.8% in January, the EU statistics agency said Wednesday, a figure that may undermine the European Central Bank's case for raising interest rates again next month.
EU finance ministers meet Tuesday to tell Poland to do more to cut its budget deficit below a 3 percent ceiling this year.
The European Commission fined lift manufacturers a record 992 million euros ($1.3 billion) on Wednesday for fixing prices and carving up markets in the biggest cartel penalty in European Union history.
European Union environment ministers said Tuesday they would cut overall carbon dioxide emissions 20% from 1990 levels by the year 2020, adding that they were ready to go to 30% if other industrialized nations matched their efforts.
The euro area's economy is set to grow at a brisk pace this year, expanding by 2.4% after "a remarkable year" in 2006, the European Commission predicted as it raised its growth figures for both the EU and the euro area last year.
European Commission staff have again asked the EU's antitrust chief for permission to prepare charges against Intel, part of a long process that faces further hurdles, a source familiar with the case said.
The European Union said Monday it expects to complete a free trade agreement with Gulf nations "in the near future" after making progress at talks last week.
The European Union will put climate change at the heart of a broad new energy policy on Wednesday as it moves to boost renewable fuels, cut consumption and curb its dependence on foreign suppliers of oil and gas.
Unemployment in the 12 countries that use the euro to dipped to 7.6% in November, the European Union said Friday.
Headlines ahead of the New Year portrayed a country of job seeking-Britons brushed aside by Bulgarians and overrun by Romanians.
Firm and timely action by the European Central Bank is necessary to head off risks to price stability, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet said on Wednesday.
Some of the new members of the European Union angling to adopt the euro will likely have to wait until the end of the decade, the European Central Bank said Tuesday.