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  • Hollow Victory for Italy as More Turmoil Looms Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:59 AM ET

    Despite the election of Giorgio Napolitano as Italy's president, analysts said a snap election couldn't be ruled out.

  • Massive Privatization to Help Cut UK Debt Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:16 AM ET

    Up to half the 21 companies where the U.K. government has a shareholding could be wholly or partly privatized in the next few years, a senior official has said.

  • Committed to Mid-Term Targets: Philips CEO     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Frans Van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips Electronics, tells CNBC that the start of the year was as soft as they expected with particular weakness in Europe and the US.

  • Charities, Insurers to Be Included in Cyprus Bail-In Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:11 AM ET

    Cypriot insurance companies and charity organisations will be affected by a bail-in on deposits in an attempt to minimize the broader impact on savers.

  • For Italy, Maybe Some Order From all the Chaos Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 5:14 PM ET
    Victor Emmanuel II Monument in Rome, Italy.

    The re-election of Italy's president has raised the prospect of an end to the stalemate that followed the general election, with a move to form a government foreseen within days.

  • Europe's Economy Is Dead, Needs Central Bank CPR Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 5:02 PM ET

    An early peek this week at how the euro zone economy performed in April could cement the case for the next installment in monetary easing by the world's major central banks.

  • These Two Countries Are Candidates for a Crisis Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    Istanbul, Turkey

    With the bloom coming off the emerging markets rose, one economist has drawn a circle around two countries that stand the greatest risk of crisis.

  • The IMF Wants Even More Action to Boost Recovery Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Leaders of the International Monetary Fund said an uneven global economic recovery is emerging, and policymakers must take more steps to foster swifter growth and job creation.

  • He's Back: Italy's President Is Re-Elected Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

    The Italian parliament on Saturday re-elected President Giorgio Napolitano to serve a second term in an attempt to resolve the political stalemate following February's inconclusive election.

  • Italy's Political Chaos Deepens on Presidential Vote Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    Pier Luigi Bersani, leader of the Italian centre-left Democratic Party (PD).

    Former Prime Minister Romano Prodi withdrew from the race for the Italian presidency on Friday, deepening the chaos in the centre-left after party rebels helped his old enemy Silvio Berlusconi scupper his candidacy.

  • Europe Shares Close Higher on Mining Rebound Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 11:59 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday, helped by a rally in mining stocks and better-than-expected output from Anglo American.

  • Greeks Have Lost a Third of Their Disposable Income Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 10:43 AM ET
    Greece Euro

    Greeks have lost almost a third of their disposable incomes since the debt crisis started more than three years ago, data showed on Friday.

  • France has opened a judicial investigation into allegations that former President Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election bid won illicit funds from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the public prosecutor's office said on Friday.

  • Russia's inflation level remains too high and reducing it is the key priority, according to the woman set up to take charge of the country's central bank in June.

  • Greece, Cyprus May Be Forced to Exit Euro: Citi Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Major debt restructuring for both Cyprus and Greece will probably force the struggling euro zone countries to leave the single currency, according to Citigroup.

  • Oil's Tumble Could Be Great for Europe Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Lower inflation resulting from falling oil prices could allow more expansionary monetary policies in Europe, Credit Suisse says.

  • Russia in 'No Hurry' to Privatize: Deputy Minister Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    The woman in charge of Russia's privatization program told CNBC on Friday that the country is in no hurry to sell off its state-owned assets because market conditions are not optimal.

  • EU Promises Less Austerity as G20 Debates Debt Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:03 AM ET

    The euro zone will slow its budgetary belt-tightening to help reinvigorate economic growth, a top EU official said on Thursday.

  • Europe Must Fix Banking Mess: Ex-Central Bank Chief Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 3:12 AM ET

    Europe must focus on fixing its banking sector, the former governor of the Central Bank of Turkey told CNBC on Friday.

  • European Markets Open Higher     Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.

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  • Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.

  • Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.

  • European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.

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