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A sharp drop in German business activity overshadowed an easing downturn in France in April, surveys showed on Tuesday.
European shares opened higher on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to euro zone manufacturing data which will likely show weak factory activity.
Robina Barker-Bennett, global head of funds at Lloyds Bank, explains that small and mid-cap firms are able to raise money a lot more easily than big companies and funds.
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, discusses the bank's quarterly earnings and warns that while new banking regulations are needed, there is a tendency to over-regulate.
Mark Tinker, global portfolio manager, at Axa Framlington, prefers Japanese banks over European ones due to the "dramatic" policy change which should bring a "very significant increase in activity".
Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, explains how the need for yield is trumping economic fundamentals in the European bond market.
Debt levels swelled across the euro zone, but the pressure may be easing as the European Commission signals an end to sharp spending cuts.
James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says although Europe continues in recession, sentiment is contained and there is always the ECB's OMT as a backstop.
Headlines can look great, but dig down and you may uncover some concerning information, said Cramer.
Former defense minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos, appeared in court Monday charged with setting up a money laundering network to cover the trail of millions of euros in bribes.
European shares closed mixed after disappointing corporate and macroeconomic reports from the U.S.
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said on Monday he had agreed to his re-election as head of state because of an unprecedented political deadlock.
European shares edged in-and-out of positive territory on Monday afternoon as U.S. stocks traded lower on weak earnings from Dow component Caterpillar and disappointing data.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Monday's market moving events in Europe, as shares pull back on weak earnings from Caterpillar.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says the market historically goes through a "soft patch" from May to October and that it is consequently better to adopt a more defensive position.
Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, talks about the Libor rate and the possible alternatives.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, says that unlike Europe, the U.S. remains focused on earnings rather than on the "good news" from Italy.
Spain's official population fell last year for the first time since records began as immigrants fled the on-and-off recession and soaring unemployment.
African finance ministers told their rich nation counterparts at weekend meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to work harder and faster to kick-start their economies.
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European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings news and data released in the euro zone, China and the U.S.
Steven Saywell, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, says inflation remains the main driver for the euro and expects inflation to weaken further, pushing the ECB into action.
Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, says that the decline in revenue in the first quarter was very much expected and expects sales in the mobile infrastructure business to increase as the year progresses.