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Analysts warn that French president François Hollande's latest embarrassing U-turn on executive pay, will not be enough to restore entrepreneurs' confidence in the country.
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, takes a technical look at Nymex oil prices and says that the lack of demand should drive prices lower over the coming weeks.
Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Capital Markets, explains why China's duty cut for Swiss watches is more of a "margin enhancement story" than a demand story.
Hans Stoter, CIO at ING Investment Management, highlights that despite the correction, the stock markets are still up on the month and says the Fed's tapering will lead to a "knee-jerk" reaction.
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, says it is better for investors to remain on the sidelines, despite the continuing rally in equities.
Workers at global internet retailer Amazon.com's German operations are set to go on a second daylong strike on Monday in a dispute over pay and benefits.
Jack Penrod, CEO of the exclusive beach club, Nikki Beach, tells CNBC that St Tropez never got hit by the financial crisis and kept going straight up.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodities market strategy at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that continued QE by the US Fed, a pickup in the Chinese economy and a continued squeeze on Iranian production will drive oil up.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks are sharply lower.
James Bullard, member of the Federal Reserve, tells CNBC why the US economy has taken longer than expected to recover, despite the huge amounts of stimulus.
Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk at IHS Global, tells CNBC that the financial system is representative of two drunks: the financial markets and the real economy.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has arrived at a French court where she is due to be questioned over her involvement in an arbitration payment made to a billionaire.
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.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower on Fed fears.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have ended mixed.
Nick Tolchard, head of Invesco Middle East tells CNBC they have seen more money flowing into private equity investment.
Bob Parker, senior adviser at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that it is premature to reopen long commodity positions and how he doesn't see anything that will support the gold price.
There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.
More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income in 2012, a French newspaper reported.