European markets closed sharply lower on Friday, as falling oil prices, upcoming risk events and economic growth concerns weighed on sentiment.
European stocks trade lower on Wednesday amid concerns over the health of the global economy.
Evercore ISI just upgraded Royal Dutch Shell to a buy rating from hold.
Europe closed sharply higher on Tuesday as a rise in oil prices, and the latest comments from Janet Yellen, boosted investor sentiment.
CNBC's Stephen Sedgwick provides highlights of his conversation with Shell's CEO about the company's outlook and prospects for growth.
Royal Dutch Shell CEO, Ben van Beurden talks to CNBC about the future strategies behind transforming the oil major in light of low oil prices.
Shell has said that it will respond to a "changing landscape" by "re-shaping" the company with a plan to grow free cash flow and returns.
Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, outlines how the firm will raise the funds needed for buybacks, reducing debt and maintaining the dividend.
Simon Gergel, CIO of Allianz Global Investors, reacts to the news from Royal Dutch Shell regarding its plans to sell assets worth billions.
Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, says there are about $1 billion of extra synergies to be achieved from the acquisition of BG Group.
Eric Robertsen, head of global macro strategy and FX research at Standard Chartered Bank, talks about the problems facing commodities companies.
European equities finished Wednesday sharply higher, after a new debt deal for Greece and a recovery in oil prices lifted sentiment.
The oil and gas giant is now planning to increase the number of layoffs by 20-percent.
Royal Dutch Shell will increase the number of job cuts in 2015 and 2016 by around 20 percent as a result of low oil prices.
European stocks finished mostly lower on Monday as investors digested a fall in oil prices, mixed data out of the euro zone and the prospect of a U.S. rate hike in June.
A group called the Niger Delta Avengers has claimed responsibility for attacks on oil infrastructure that have sent Nigeria's crude output plummeting.
Oversupply may have sent oil prices lower, but in five years there won't be enough oil to meet demand, John Hofmeister says.
Officers says more than 88-thousand gallons of crude oil have leaked off the Louisiana coast.
Sarah Ketterer, Causeway Capital Management, shares her top investment plays, including oil's upward trend.
Europe closed mostly lower on Wednesday, as mixed earnings and weakness in banks weighed on sentiment, despite gains in commodities.