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  • Carlsberg Earnings Exceed Forecasts Helped by Asia Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:34 AM ET
    Cans of Carlsberg beer stand on display at the company's store at the headquarters of Carlsberg A/S in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Danish brewer Carlsberg kept its 2013 outlook unchanged after first-quarter operating profits and revenue rose more than forecast, partly aided by strong Asia sales.

  • Europe Shares Finish Off Lows After Draghi Comments Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    European stocks close off their lows Monday, amid hopes for further central bank stimulus and as investors largely shrugged off a tepid euro zone economic report.

  • Bankers Whisper: Spain's Bailout Bill Could Rise Monday, 6 May 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

    Spain's bailout bill could rise, some bankers and analysts fear, as the worsening economy threatens the "bad bank" and the government's attempt to sell off nationalized lenders.

  • ECB Policymaker: Rates Can Go Even Lower Monday, 6 May 2013 | 4:33 AM ET

    The ECB can cut its main policy rate even further after decreasing it to a new record low on Thursday, ECB Executive Board member Coeure said.

  • Trouble Brewing: German Business Activity Contracts Monday, 6 May 2013 | 4:09 AM ET

    The euro zone's business downturn dragged on in April, suggesting the region may be falling deeper into recession this quarter, business surveys showed on Monday.

  • Some Verizon Investors May Accept Vodafone Premium Monday, 6 May 2013 | 1:34 AM ET

    Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.

  • Stalemated World Trade Body Close to New Leader Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 6:11 AM ET
    A silhouette of an official is seen with a logo of the World Trade Organization (WTO) as background at the Trade organisation headquarters in Geneva.

    On Wednesday, the WTO will decide whether an insider or an outsider will break the deadlock in global trade talks.

  • Ferguson: Sorry for 'Stupid' Remarks Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 5:22 AM ET
    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson

    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.

  • Goldman's Jim O'Neill Makes His Last Market Call Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 4:53 AM ET
    Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management

    Jim O'Neill ended his 18-year career at Goldman Sachs by making one last forecast.

  • April Jobs Report Hoists EU Shares to 5-Year High Friday, 3 May 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday after non-farm payrolls data from the U.S. came in better-than-expected.

  • Europe Growth Data Have Been Way Off Mark Friday, 3 May 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    The EU's growth forecasts are proving to be so off the mark, that the real question is whether anyone should even pay attention to them.

  • Forecasts Reveal Bleak Picture for Euro Zone Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:55 AM ET

    The euro zone economy will shrink by 0.4 percent this year and grow 1.2 percent next year, the European Commission said on Friday, but the recovery is expected to be too slow to reduce joblessness.

  • Former Lagarde Aide Accused of Moving Rail Route Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:28 AM ET

    A former aide to Christine Lagarde has come under suspicion of attempting to influence a decision on the trajectory of the high-speed train line to prevent it from cutting through his mother's garden.

  • RBS Chairman Says Share Sale Could Start Next Year Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:27 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    U.K.-government owned Royal Bank of Scotland said it wanted to start writing the sale prospectus for investors in mid-2014 or earlier.

  • ECB's Liikanen: We're Ready and Able to Act Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:12 AM ET
    Erkki Liikanen, governor of the Bank of Finland

    European Central Bank board member Erkki Liikanen told CNBC on Friday that he agreed with the bank's decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points and said there was no split on the governing council regarding the decision.

  • Slovenia Buys Time With $3.5 Billion Bond Issue Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:58 AM ET
    Slovenia

    Slovenia borrowed $3.5 billion on international markets on Thursday to shore up its ailing banks and stave off a bailout, bouncing back to finish an issue it had aborted two days earlier after Moody's cut its credit rating to junk.

  • European shares rebounded to a higher close on Thursday, paring losses from when ECB President Mario Draghi confirmed the central bank would not deliver any extra stimulus. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 Index closed around 0.5 percent higher.

  • Mario Draghi Calls for Continued Austerity Measures Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    ECB President Mario Draghi on Thursday called on EU nations to continue austerity measures and warned against raising taxes, which he said were already very high.

  • Draghi Confesses to Pope: We Are Frustrated, Too Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 10:21 AM ET

    What do you do when the Pope tweets about rising unemployment in Europe, but the trillions of euros pumped into the financial system fail to get the economy going?

  • Draghi: Easy Monetary Stance as Long as Needed Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:55 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    The ECB on Thursday cut its main refinancing rate by 25 basis points to 0.5 percent, the first rate cut since July 2012, a move Mario Draghi said should help the economy.