The ECB doled out 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) in cheap loans to banks on Thursday, and released details of a new rotation system for its Governing Council.» Read More
A 30-year bull run for bonds has finally come an end, according to Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, who told CNBC that the outflows seen in the market presents a buying opportunity.
Dutch telecom group KPN's main shareholder America Movil has ended an agreement to limit its holding to below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.
The multi-billion dollar merger between advertising giants Publicis and Omnicom will create the world's largest ad agency but their competitors brushed off concerns about a more powerful rival on Monday.
Barclays said it would give an update on its capital plans alongside its first-half results on Tuesday, responding to weekend media reports the bank is considering selling new shares.
U.S. generic drugmaker Perrigo agreed to buy fellow drug company Elan for $8.6 billion on Monday in a deal that will hand it royalty rights from a blockbuster treatment and tax savings from being domiciled in Ireland.
The final verdict in Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial, expected on Tuesday, could see the billionaire politician and media mogul banned from holding public office for five years.
A robber carrying an automatic pistol stole jewelry and watches worth millions of euros from the luxury Carlton Hotel in Cannes on Sunday.
Despite the emergence of some positive data from crisis-hit Spain, Ryanair says it does not yet see a recovery in southern Europe, Howard Millar, deputy chief executive of the Irish budget airline told CNBC on Monday.
The driver of a Spanish high-speed train that derailed and killed 79 people was released pending trial on charges of reckless homicide, a judge ruled on Sunday night.
Investors on Egypt's Stock Exchange appeared unfazed by violence across the country over the weekend, with the benchmark EGX30 index easing only 0.7 percent in Sunday trade.
Thousands of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stood their ground outside a Cairo mosque a day after at least 72 were gunned down by security forces.
The United States urged Egypt to pull "back from the brink" after security forces killed dozens of supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi and opened a dangerous new phase in the army's confrontation with his Muslim Brotherhood.
Libya has posted an online advertisement seeking a candidate to run its central bank, although it is not quite clear whether that means the man who has been doing the job has been fired.
The European Commission said on Saturday it had agreed a deal to resolve a dispute over alleged Chinese dumping of solar panels in Europe.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be tried on charges of pimping, prosecutors said on Friday, capping an inquiry into sex parties attended by the former IMF head.
In a rare piece of good news for Greece, euro zone officials approved the transfer of 4 billion euros ($5.3 billion) of funding on Friday, leading analysts to claim that – although there is a tough road ahead – the worst is over for the embattled country.
UBS will pay $885 million in a settlement with a U.S. regulator over allegations the Swiss bank misrepresented mortgage-backed bonds during the housing bubble.
The euro zone debt crisis will flare up again towards the end of this Fall, former European Central Bank chief economist Juergen Stark told German daily Handelsblatt on Friday.
German federal elections in September will finally "put to bed" the argument of austerity across Europe, John Studzinski, the senior managing director at Blackstone Group told CNBC.
The leader of Germany's new euro-sceptic party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), says the southern countries of Europe should be forced out of the single currency and that it should be possible for every European citizen to sue its government if it pays the debts of neighboring countries.
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Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Mytilineos, says Greece has now seen the worse and that it's now easier for businesses to get funding. He adds that the weaker euro is also helping
David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says U.S. assets remain attractive following the latest Fed meeting and discusses European assets.
European shares closed higher on Thursday after an announcement from the European Central Bank on how it will make key decisions in the future.