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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.
Greece's current account deficit narrowed last year to its lowest level since the country joined the euro, adding to evidence that the economy is slowly responding to harsh austerity measures.
European stocks posted gains on Tuesday after a better than expected reading on investor sentiment in Germany. Louisa Bojesen reports.
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.
James King, the founder and chairman of Find Invest Grow (FIG), explains why it is easier to find entrepreneurs among students in U.S. universities than U.K. ones.
Kevin Gardiner, chief investment officer for Europe at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, says economic data from the U.S. is still not strong enough to lead the Federal Reserve to start tapering its asset purchases this year rather than next.
Thursday's Autumn Budget in the U.K. suggests fiscal austerity is dragging less on the economy than previously, says Melanie Baker, an economist with Morgan Stanley.