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A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.
Bankers working on Wall Street for European banks could have their bonuses capped under new rules agreed by the European Parliament this week. U.S. banks operating in Europe will also be affected.
The pound fell below a key level against the dollar on Friday as worse-than-expected U.K. manufacturing data increased the likelihood of further quantitative easing by the Bank of England.
London's mayor Boris Johnson has called the European Union deal to cap bankers' bonuses as the most deluded measure since Roman times.
The ongoing euro zone crisis has meant exporters in Turkey have continued to seek new markets away from the continent and Turkey's Central Bank Governor Erdem Basci told CNBC that Iraq is likely to replace Germany as its number one export market by the end of the year.
Europe is still a very attractive market despite the current political and economic risks, David Rubenstein, co-founder & managing director of the Carlyle Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.
The regulatory framework for European telecommunication providers needs to change totally if Europe is to keep up with the U.S. in promoting faster wireless data networks, according to France Telecom-Orange CEO, Stephane Richard.
World markets turned volatile on Monday, with fears of a hung parliament in Italy rippling across the globe, as the outcome of its general election remained highly uncertain.
The world's biggest mobile phone makers and app developers will descend on Barcelona next week to show off their latest wares, with heavyweights like Samsung, Nokia and LG vying for attention in an increasingly crowded smartphone market.
Markets are underestimating the risk of a surprise election result in Italy and the possibility of new elections within the year as support for "protest" parties in the country grows, analysts have warned.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's signal that it may not continue its bond buying program is a game changer for global equity markets, Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter" told CNBC on Thursday.
Italy's mainstream politicians have failed to understand a change in mentality in Italy, the head of the anti-establishment "5 Star Movement" (M5S) told CNBC in an interview, adding that his party is now "unstoppable".
Peter Breiter, 41, is an unusual banker. Not for him the big bonuses, complicated financial instruments and multi-million deals. He is happy instead writing transaction slips out by hand for the 500 inhabitants of the tiny southern German village of Gammesfeld.
Widespread redundancies in the banking sector as well as cuts in pay and longer working hours have taken their toll on a range of sectors, with retailers in particular feeling the pain of the recession.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has made gains in opinion polls ahead of elections on February 24. The way in which he has achieved the bounce might raise eyebrows.
European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.
Societe Generale's Albert Edwards once again dismissed U.S. equities as overvalued, while calling on investors to hurry if they want to find good value European stocks.
The Moscow Exchange priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of the expected price range on Friday in the largest ever offering launched solely on a Russian platform.
Greece is pinning its hopes of boosting revenue from an antiquated tax system beset by massive evasion on Harry Theoharis, a boyish-looking 42-year-old who describes himself as an "IT monkey."
A slow British economy and high prices has made London property less attractive to investors as they realize returns are low and capital values are vulnerable.