European markets finished sharply higher on Wednesday following dovish comments by Fed chair and a solid recovery in commodity stocks.
European markets finished mixed on Tuesday after explosions rocked the Belgium capital of Brussels leaving at least 31 people dead and several injured.
European stocks closed sharply higher on Friday, buoyed by a recovery in oil prices and dovish remarks from the ECB.
European equities gained on Tuesday, despite continued wariness surrounding low oil prices and China's economic slowdown.
European equities closed firmly in positive territory on Wednesday after some encouraging corporate results helped lift sentiment.
European markets closed mixed on Monday as investors digested the latest Chinese GDP figures, amid a downturn in commodity prices.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the European Central Bank, Deutsche Bank, Metro AG, and London preparing for visit from Chinese president.
Germany's Metro said it was selling its Galeria Kaufhof chain to Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay for 2.825 billion euros ($3.13 billion).
Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay has made an indicative offer for Metro's department store chain Kaufhof, two people told Reuters.
Few countries have invested more heavily in Russia than Germany after the Cold War ended. But now the rush is going in reverse. The NYT reports.
Retail sales growth in the U.K. accelerated at its fastest pace in almost 26 years – just as the industry is preparing itself for major downsizing.
European markets closed higher on Thursday as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at possible stimulus measures next month.
European equities extended a two-week sell-off to close lower on Thursday, as investors booked profits on heightened fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve could act soon start to unwind its bond-buying program.
European equities closed higher as investors remained cautious ahead of the release of the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's October meeting.
Tesco will slash its China exposure by taking just 20 percent of a venture with a state-run company, a deal that underlines the travails foreign retailers have had in the Chinese market.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors reacted to strong U.S. and European data, as well as rate decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE).
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, mirroring gains in the U.S. after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated his commitment to maintaining loose monetary policy. However, both European and U.S. shares pared some gains after Bernanke's more hawkish comments in the Q&A session.
Best Buy's move to exit Europe has many on Wall Street hoping the big box retailer does the same in China.
European shares pared their earlier gains to close narrowly mixed Wednesday as investors watched to see if Russia will extend or increase its loan agreement for struggling Cyprus.
German billionaire Otto Beisheim, one of the founders of German retail group Metro , took his own life after being diagnosed with an incurable illness, his family company said on Monday.