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The collapse in bullion prices may rekindle gold mining takeovers as Chinese companies and other investors step in to rescue small and mid-sized miners.
Russia is a prime investment location because of its massive natural resources, Ivan Glasenberg, the CEO of commodity trader Glencore said on Thursday.
Italian prosecutors stepped up investigations into alleged fraud at Monte dei Paschi bank by ordering police to gather evidence from JP Morgan, one of several foreign lenders linked to the scandal.
The first round of voting in Italy's presidential elections was inconclusive, Reuters reported at midday on Thursday, making a two third majority for the presidential front runner impossible.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will be questioned by a French magistrate in May over an arbitration payment made to a wealthy supporter of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, her lawyer said on Thursday.
Germany's lower house of parliament voted overwhelmingly to grant Cyprus a 10 billion euro bailout that is designed to avert bankruptcy.
A break-up of the euro zone is necessary for Europe's future, the Czech Republic's former president told CNBC on Thursday.
Spain's borrowing costs fell after a successful bond auction on Thursday, with the yield for its benchmark 10-year bond at its lowest in three years.
Barclays said its investment banking boss, Rich Ricci, will step down this month and retire from the UK bank in June.
“Time is running out“ for Francois Hollande to save France, says the country’s largest independent asset manager. But will he listen?
Vaclav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, says that the euro was a "tragic mistake" and that current politicians will stick to the same policies whatever the cost.
Bruno Verstraete, partner at Lakefield Partners, tells CNBC that equities are more attractive after the gold crash.
Romania expects to pass legislation this week to compensate all owners of property seized under communism, seeking to draw a line under a haunting past more than 20 years after the overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu.
Cracks are showing in Russia's leadership as a slowdown in the economy is beginning to cause rifts at the heart of the government, with one academic telling CNBC on Thursday that the economy poses the biggest threat to the country's leadership.
Jean-Michel Six, MD and Chief EMEA Economist, tells CNBC that the handling of the Cyprus crisis is very typical European process.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
The European Union could be losing more than 5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) a year from its budget due to fraud, according to a damning new report by the U.K.'s upper house of parliament.
Sales growth at food group Nestle slowed to 4.3 percent in the first quarter, as demand in emerging markets slowed further and cold spring weather hit bottled water and ice-cream sales.
Watch a snapshot of CNBC's exclusive coverage of the meeting of European finance ministers in Dublin.
A 10 billion euro aid deal to save Cyprus from bankruptcy has been thrown into fresh uncertainty with news that the country's fractious parliament will vote on the final package.
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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.