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  • Cat And Mouse Game In Europe: Analyst Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 4:04 AM ET

    Germany is playing a cat and mouse game with less successful European economies as negotiations over the euro zone crisis continue at the country level, Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse, told CNBC Friday.

  • Short Sellers Remain Calm Despite Bans Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:52 AM ET

    Short sellers and securities lenders have remained calm in spite of controversial short selling bans for bank stocks introduced in Europe this month, the FT says.

  • UK Groups Cast Net Towards China for Executives Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 1:47 AM ET

    Companies face a scramble to hire talented executives with Chinese experience to join their boards as the focus of UK business shifts increasingly towards the east, the FT reports.

  • UK Set for Slow Growth but No Recession Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 7:08 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Despite the widespread gloom, the consensus is that Britain will not re-enter a recession, Norma Cohen writes in the FT.

  • Empty Wallet

    UK households saw their finances deteriorate faster than during the height of the recession in 2009 in August, a survey showed on Monday, in a sign that the economic recovery remains fragile in the country as prices rise and incomes fall.

  • HP to Meet UK Lawmakers Over Autonomy Deal Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 12:12 PM ET
    Hewlett Packard

    Executives from Hewlett Packard will meet UK Business Secretary Vince Cable next week to discuss the 7.1 billion pounds ($11.7 billion) takeover of Autonomy, one of the UK's biggest software companies.

  • What Traders Are Saying: Uncertainty Stalks London Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 10:14 AM ET

    Traders in the City of London, one of the financial districts of the UK capital, see a market environment where trust has all but evaporated and the best course of action is often to do absolutely nothing.

  • Risk Is Out, Safe Havens Are In Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 8:26 AM ET

    Investors are looking for any safe haven in a storm — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Banking regulators should consider temporarily lowering capital requirements in an effort to boost the feeble supply of credit to the economy, according to a top official at the Bank of England, the FT reports.

  • UK Police Arrest 13th Phone Hacking Suspect Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 1:01 AM ET
    James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    The Metropolitan Police arrested another suspect as part of their investigations into phone hacking at the now closed News of the World newspaper, London's Metropolitan police said on Thursday.

  • Swiss Franc Slips, Dollar Lifts Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:25 AM ET

    The euro zone is stressing and central bankers are talking - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Swiss Franc Soars, Pound is Weighed Down Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 8:18 AM ET

    Singapore dollars get snapped up and European officials underwhelm - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • 'Dim Sum' Bond Market Heating Up: Investor Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 5:06 AM ET
    Hong Kong skyline

    'Dim Sum' bonds – yuan-denominated instruments issued through Hong Kong – are set to become a major market as investors look for alternatives to Western issuance and exposure to China, according to one investment manager.

  • Euro Slips, British Pound Lifts Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:18 AM ET

    German growth disappoints, British inflation rolls on, and Sarkozy and Merkel are set to meet - time for your FX Fix.

  • UK Regulator Slaps Fund Manager With Biggest Fine Ever Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    The UK's Financial Services Authority yesterday issued the largest ever fine to an individual for market abuse and other offenses, imposing a penalty of 2 million pounds ($3.3 million) on Dutch hedge fund manager Michiel Visser.

  • Source Sought for False Story on French Bank Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    France

    Did a misunderstanding over  a fictional series of articles in Le Monde contribute to a mysterious sell-off in French bank stocks last week?  The New York Times investigates.

  • Specter of Second Recession Looms in West Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    After the turbulence of the summer, there has been plenty of speculation about whether Western economies may suffer a double dip into recession after recovering from the downturn of 2008-09.

  • Asking prices for residential property in England and Wales showed their first year-on-year fall since September 2009, property marketing company Rightmove said on Monday.

  • Lack of Clarity Fueling Euro Debt Crisis     Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    "The problems in the European markets are based on a lack of clarity and a lack of a long term solution," Gemma Godfrey, head of research at Credo Capital told CNBC. "Things are getting a lot worse......the ECB is using debt to solve a problem of debt," she added.

  • 'Twitter' Hedge Fund Navigates Early Market Turmoil Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Twitter

    London-based hedge fund Derwent Capital Markets, dubbed “The Twitter Fund” because it uses tweets to help it predict market activity, turned in positive returns in its first official month of trading.