The U.K. IPO market is in rude health, but analysts warn investors should be wary of "opportunistic" private equity firms offloading firms.
Shares in a number of U.K. homebuilders surged over 5 percent after U.K. finance minister George Osborne revealed plans to build 120,000 new homes.
Property buyers in London are being asked to pay tens of thousands of pounds extra at the last minute, the FT reports.
Vodafone will purchase Spanish cable company Ono, in a deal valuing the second-largest provider at €7.2 billion (approximately $10 billion).
Steven Saywell, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, discusses currencies and says that a lot of pessimism has been taken out of the currency market following the Crimean referendum.
The French government has taken measures to curb pollution in the Paris region including restricting the number of cars in use, CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports from Paris.
Amid news Jimmy Choo is considering a London listing, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi takes a look at the recent and upcoming U.K. IPOs.