If Switzerland votes "yes" in the Swiss gold referendum, this could compromise the central bank's credibility and its ability to maintain its currency cap, says Nitesh Shah, gold analyst at ETF Securities.» Read More
More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income in 2012, a French newspaper reported.
Shawn Vick, president and CEO of airplane producer, Beechcraft International, tells CNBC that after the market fell by fifty percent during the financial crisis, it is slowly coming back.
Clive Lambert, director of FuturesTechs, joins CNBC for a technical look at the markets.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where shares have closed higher.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve could look to reign in bank lending.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks are slightly lower after US earnings data.
Nader Mousavizadah, co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners, tells CNBC that France is up against some deep structural challenges.
David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.
France's fall back into recession is likely to pile more pressure on the country's finance ministry, at a time when infighting has already led one senior politician to fuel rumors that Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici could be replaced.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras headed to China on Wednesday, amid hopes that the world's second largest economy can revive one of the euro zone's most debt laden countries.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann financial, joined CNBC for a technical look at Dollar/Yen, and Euro/Swiss Franc.
Justin Scheck, global energy reporter at the Wall Street Journal, talks to CNBC about an EU commission investigation into whether BP, Shell and Statoil have manipulated oil prices.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have ended higher.
The chief executive of French bank Societe Generale's Russian unit, Rosbank, has been detained on suspicion of receiving illegal payments, Russia's Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
Germany's economic data are concerning because they show "de-facto stagnation," one of Angela Merkel's top economic advisors and one of the country's five "wise men" has warned.
The man who coined the term "Grexit" said the risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone have not gone away, despite the country having its credit rating upgraded on Tuesday.
Geoff Wilkinson, head of Technical Strategy at Whitman Howard, joins CNBC for a technical look at the markets.
Anders Borg the Swedish Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are going to start negotiations with Switzerland and Lichtenstein and others based on anti-tax haven legislation.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have finished slightly higher.
Uros Cufer, the Slovenian Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are planning the first bad bank asset transfer in June.