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News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting similar to the public disorder seen in Paris and London in recent years has come as a surprise.
Morgan Stanley reckons the Hong Kong's stock market is poised to more than double to 50,000 by the end of 2015.
German business software company SAP will start to employ people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.
The recent weakness in the Japanese yen is not coming in the way of the country's luxury carmaker Lexus International's plans to invest overseas, said a senior company executive.
First it was gold, and now it's silver. The metal fell victim to heavy selling on Monday on U.S. dollar strength and as investors turned more cautious.
The Australian dollar has had a swift, hard fall and now Goldman Sachs is predicting it could fall to as low as $0.80.
France slipped into recession in the first quarter of 2013 but there was confusion over whether it was the country's second or third recession in the last five years.
The bailouts of the weakest banks in Slovenia should begin next month, the country's finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday, but he insisted that he is not concerned with the timeframe of the process.
New research shows the French public now have less faith in their economy and the European Union than the Spanish or the Italians.
The free trade talks between India and the EU, which started in 2007, were close to ending in a deal that would be the "biggest" free trade agreement that the EU would have entered into, India's Commerce Minister Anand Sharma told CNBC in Singapore.
ECB governing council member Ignazio Visco told CNBC that the central bank is "technically prepared" to introduce negative deposit rates.
Cyprus is continuing talks with the Russian government to relax the terms of a 2.5 billion euro loan, the country's finance minister told CNBC as euro zone finance ministers meet to approve a first bailout payment to the country.
The EU and Canada are near to signing an historic $28 billion free trade agreement but a row over the labeling of Canadian oil as "dirty" in Europe could threaten the deal.
The only company to have fracked for shale gas in the UK, Cuardilla Resources, is set to begin exploratory drilling for oil 31 miles (50 km) south of London.
Trade numbers for China showed an unexpected increase in imports and exports, leading analysts to question whether the numbers were "misleading."
Several renowned investors may have made the case to be more bearish on bonds recently, but one analyst has told CNBC that now is the perfect time to look at high yielding peripheral bonds.
Angela Merkel's euro zone strategy may be backfiring, as calls grow for a more radical approach.
After one year in office, no French president has been as unpopular as Francois Hollande.
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.