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CNBC's Carolin Roth takes you through Tuesday's European market open.
Ford, PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota led European car sales to a new low in January, kicking off 2013 with an 8.5 percent decline, the Association of European carmakers said on Tuesday.
A meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural mountains and sent fireballs blazing to earth has set off a rush to find fragments of the space rock which hunters hope could fetch thousands of dollars a piece.
Jason Hughes, Head of Premium Client Management at IG Markets says there's a lot of uncertainty in the Europe markets and consequently the euro.
Italian politics is always wildly entertaining. Some pros say it could move the euro. So, how should you play it?
The euro declined against the dollar on Monday after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said economic indicators signaled further weakness in the euro zone.
Fraser Lundie, senior credit portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, tells CNBC there's still value left in euro zone peripheral debt.
German billionaire Otto Beisheim, one of the founders of German retail group Metro , took his own life after being diagnosed with an incurable illness, his family company said on Monday.
Arnaud Gandon, chief investment officer, Heptagon Capital says ECB chief Mario Draghi is trying to play a balancing role between helping the euro zone economy and urging politicians to pursue reforms.
2013’s surge in merger and acquisition-related activity is heading for Europe, according to strategists who say the continent has the same essential ingredients in place for a revival in deals as the U.S.
European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.
German banks' use of European Central Bank crisis funding dropped by a third in January from the previous month, a further sign that banks in the heart of the euro zone are returning to money markets after last year's credit squeeze.
The head of Germany's military intelligence said in a rare interview that one of his main challenges was to protect defense projects from industrial espionage by the Chinese and Russian secret services.
If you look at headline tax rates alone, you might think tax competition in Europe had ended. But the more stable headline rates say nothing about how countries define a company's tax base.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has made gains in opinion polls ahead of elections on February 24. The way in which he has achieved the bounce might raise eyebrows.
British fashion mogul Sir Philip Green plans to open 10 more Topshop stores in the U.S. within 2.5 years after launching its first Californian branch last week.
As Italian elections approach and the gap between the right and left-wing candidates closes, analysts fear that the tight political race could result in a hung parliament, an outcome that could easily derail Italy's already-fragile economy.
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have an uphill struggle before any EU referendum according to a poll that says only one in three would vote to stay in the bloc, the FT reports.
Carolin Roth takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
Lothar Mentel, chief Investment officer at Paradigm Group, tells CNBC he is nervous about Europe as he can't see growth or companies coming through in bulk.
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.
Valentin Marinov, head of European G10 FX strategy at Citi, says the euro is seen as a safe haven as the markets fear tapering.
Abhishek Deshpande, oil and gas analyst at Natixis, says there will "robust demand" for oil from the global economy.
Kingsmill Bond, chief strategist at Sberbank CIB, discusses what could be said when Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers his state of the nation address on Thursday.