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Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen says regulation is holding back innovation in the European telecommunication industry, while the U.S. is advancing rapidly.
Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates argues the "fiscal cliff" doesn't matter and the U.S. economy will head into recession, irrespective of what Congress and the White House do.
Shareholders in Spain's nationalized lender Bankia face high losses after the country's bank rescue fund disclosed on Wednesday the bank has a negative valuation of 4.2 billion euros.
The Bank of England that Mark Carney will inherit in July is uncertain of its next steps, and the U.K.'s economic outlook does not appear to be getting any better.
Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, who is preparing to make a comeback in elections due in February 2013, has hinted at a conspiracy that toppled his government in November last year.
With gloomy economic forecasts, falling consumer confidence and poor retail figures adding to concerns over talk of the U.K. leaving the European Union, 2013 is set to be a tough year for the country, analysts say.
Laurence Wormald, head of research at SunGard APT, tells CNBC that going over the fiscal cliff could badly hit US banks and the dollar with things getting worse very quickly.
Martin Young, head of European Utilities at Nomura, tells CNBC that the outlook for utilities is very difficult moving into 2013 with little growth coming from the sector.
Anthony Fry, chairman at Espirito Santo Investment Bank UK, tells CNBC that he expects 2013 to be similar to 2012 with little confidence and more downside than upside.
John Studzinski, renowned investor and senior managing director at The Blackstone Group, tells CNBC that US lawmakers still have time to agree a fiscal cliff deal as you don't agree a deal until the final hour.
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, tells CNBC that the stock market has been complacent that a fiscal cliff deal will be reached.
Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Rene Obermann is stepping down at the end of next year.
On top of cramming for his U.K. citizenship test, incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney faces a hunt for a family home in London
Frederic Oudea, chief executive of Societe Generale, has hit out at critics who have argued that France's bank reforms, unveiled on Wednesday, do not go far enough and marks a U-turn by President Hollande who had promised a "long war" on the financial sector.
The second-largest shareholder of U.K. soccer team Arsenal has told CNBC that he is ready to do all he can to help the team and is ready to take control of the club and buy the remaining shares.
Dan Scott, head of event driven research at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that UBS favors equities which are exposed to the recovery in consumer spending.
Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open, with stocks weighted to the downside.
Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "Squawk Box" in EMEA; the three-hour show bookends the opening of European equity markets.
Based in London, Tso co-anchors CNBC flagship show in EMEA, Squawk Box, a show that sets the news agenda every trading day.
Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.