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Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday during a nationwide strike against wage cuts and high taxes that kept ferries stuck in ports, schools shut and hospitals with only emergency staff.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Bank of England is moving European markets today.
Spanish lender Santander shrank its directors' pay by almost 35 percent in 2012 as profits fell, with Chairman Emilio Botin taking one of the bigger cuts in remuneration among top executives.
Investor optimism about the euro zone tally with an untimely credit squeeze within the bloc over the past couple of months.
The number of Britons in work hit a new all-time high late last year and the number of people claiming unemployment benefit fell much more than expected in January, official data showed on Wednesday.
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee was split 6-3 on more bond purchases earlier this month, unexpectedly reviving the prospect that the central bank might restart its quantitative easing program.
A British-based private equity consortium is preparing a bid of 3.5 billion euros for French catering company Elior in what would be the biggest buyout in continental Europe since Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008.
Italy's mainstream politicians have failed to understand a change in mentality in Italy, the head of the anti-establishment "5 Star Movement" (M5S) told CNBC in an interview, adding that his party is now "unstoppable".
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in lower.
Wolf Piccoli, head of Europe practice at Eurasia Group, tells CNBC that the Italian election has the potential to become messy.
Timo Soini, leader of the True Finns, a nationalist party in Finland tells CNBC why his is dissatisfied with Europe.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO at Wolters Kluwer, tells CNBC that Europe remains challenging but their North American and Asian businesses were able to grow fast enough to overcome these challenges.
Banks in Spain may take bigger losses than they hoped this year on real estate repossessed from borrowers, as they compete for buyers with the agency clearing up the weaker banks.
Credit Agricole posted a 6.5 billion-euro ($8.68 billion) full-year loss - the worst since the French bank went public in 2001 - as taxes on the sale of its Greek unit pushed the bank even deeper into the red than expected.
Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Wealth Management says that policymakers are determined to ensure the euro doesn't fail.
A week after Valentine's Day, Jim Cramer offered his "Mad Money" viewers dating advice for their portfolios.
As the precious metal continues to lose steam, Cramer looks at where gold might be headed next and how to trade it.
As the Dow and the S&P 500 have both rallied 7 percent since the beginning of the year, the "Mad Money" host said investors need to change the way they're investing.
Armed robbers stole diamonds worth 50 million euros ($67 million) while the gems were being loaded onto a plane at Brussels Airport on Monday evening, Belgian state broadcaster VRT reported.
Rich Ilczyszyn, founder and chief market strategist of iiTrader, on what's troubling the yellow metal now.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Alex Donohue, spokesman for Ladbrokes, tells football fans how he thinks they should place their bets for Next Year's World Cup.
Nick Stone, co-founder of FIXR, says his new clubbing app could revolutionize nights out in London.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says markets are taking the Federal Reserve taper threat in their stride, and focusing more on the improving economy.