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  • Italian, Spanish Yields: Fall 2011 All Over Again? Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 8:21 AM ET
    Plaza Mayor in Spain

    As Spanish and Italian bond yields creep higher, strategists say yields could spike to the autumn 2011 levels that led to fears that Spain needed an imminent bailout.

  • BP CEO: '2014 Is When Things Start Moving' Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 5:09 AM ET
    Robert "Bob" Dudley, chief executive officer of BP

    Oil giant BP has still some way to go until its divestment strategy has finished and CEO Bob Dudley told CNBC Monday that 2014 will be the year that the company's fortunes begin to turn around.

  • UBS CEO: Risk Appetite 'Extremely Low' Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 2:35 AM ET
    Sergio Ermotti, UBS Chief Executive Officer

    UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti warned on Tuesday that risk appetite remained low among clients after reporting weak client inflows.

  • ‘It's Horrible Here,’ UK May Tell EU Migrants Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:20 AM ET
    A British riot policeman stands guard in front of a burning building and burnt out car in Croydon, South London.

    There are hardly any jobs, generally low wages and it rains all the time: Not the usual picture that a country wants to portray of its culture or economy. However, U.K politicians are considering launching a negative publicity campaign in Eastern Europe to deter potential migrants from coming to the U.K. in search of jobs.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced his "last great electoral and political battle" on Sunday.

  • Germany Slowdown? Not Anymore, Say Analysts Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Reichstag building, Germany.

    After a slowdown in the fourth quarter of 2012, Germany's economy seems to be getting back on track and some analysts now believe Europe's largest economy will go from strength to strength in 2013.

  • Spain Stocks Brace as Short-Selling Ban Ends Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    A trader looks at a display board showing information on the stock index, at the Madrid Stock Exchange in Madrid, Spain.

    Spain's short-selling ban came to an end on Thursday but analysts say that although the lifting of the ban is a sign of improved sentiment, further downward pressure should be expected in the coming weeks.

  • Deutsche Bank CEO: Major Progress on Capital Ratio Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 1:16 AM ET
    Anshu Jain, co-CEO of German's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank

    Deutsche Bank shares rose 2.2 percent on Thursday, despite the company posting a 2.6 billion euro ($3.5 billion) pre-tax loss, after the lender reported capital ratios that were better than expected.

  • Investors Throw Spain a Lifeline as Economy Shrinks Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    With record unemployment figures, a fractious political scene, years of declining retail sales and Wednesday's depressing growth data, Spain appears to be sinking. Yet an improvement in risk appetite and falling borrowing costs continue to prop up the economy.

  • Why This Euro Rally Could Keep Going for a While Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    The euro hit a 14-month high against the dollar, some analysts believe the rally is set to continue as improved sentiment for the euro bloc takes hold.

  • Surge in Europe Equity Flows Sparks Worries Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    The return of risk appetite has boosted European stock markets, as more investors have rotated out of safe-haven bonds, and new research shows sentiment towards European equities is now at the best level in several years.

  • Dublin, Ireland

    Ireland's shortcomings in underwriting its troubled banks is now a global responsibility that should be addressed, the country's former Prime Minister John Bruton told CNBC on Monday.

  • Experts Had Warned of Attack on Algeria Gas Plant Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    In Amenas road sign, Algeria.

    In an ominously near-accurate prediction, intelligence experts warned twice last year that the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria could be the target of an attack by Islamic militants.

  • Algerian security forces escort a bus carrying freed hostages outside a police station in In Amenas in the desert in Algeria's deep south on January 19, 2013.

    A consortium that deals with security issues is warning about possible threats to oil installations in Libya.

  • Did UK’s Cameron Say What Everyone Was Thinking? Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:25 AM ET
    David Cameron

    After causing widespread consternation among his European Union (EU) partners with a speech calling for the EU to change, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has appeared politically isolated. However, support for his position appears to be growing, at least in some quarters within the EU.

  • UK Firms Fear 'Downward Spiral' as Pound Tumbles Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 6:26 AM ET

    Pressure continues to mount up on sterling as sluggish growth in the country was confirmed in Friday's report on gross domestic product (GDP) - and manufacturers have told CNBC that while they welcome a fall in the currency, a significant fall could be risky.

  • Irish PM: Bailout Conditions 'Unfair' Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

    The borrowing terms and conditions that were imposed on Ireland after it applied for financial aid were unfair according to Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, as the country didn't receive the same deal as Greece.

  • Leaders at Davos Put Spotlight on Europe's Biggest Burden Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Business leaders, politicians and labor organizations warned on Thursday that urgent action needs to be taken to prevent Europe's youth from becoming a lost generation, a development which could have severe social consequences.

  • Trust in Business Leaders at Low as Davos Begins Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    As business leaders from across the world prepare to touch down in Switzerland, a new survey has revealed that just 18 percent of the public trusts business leaders to tell the truth.

  • Scenes from Davos 2013—The World Economic Forum Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Davos is an opportunity for the rich and powerful to schmooze in the Swiss resort town of Davos. And it's an opportunity for the media covering them to...well, work a lot of hours and schmooze a bit, too.