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There is substantial value left in European stocks, particularly in the banking sector, Pierre-Yves Gauthier, the founding partner of equity research firm Alphavalue, told CNBC.
Romans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new mayor of Italy's capital in a vote which could have repercussions for the fragile national government of Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management, tells CNBC that austerity policies have not worked in Europe.
Pierre Yves Gauthier, founding partner at AlphaValue, tells CNBC that there is confidence in European equities as the euro zone has become more German.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where most stocks are trading in positive territory.
Support for openly racist or anti-immigration politicians is on the rise in several countries, the Globalpost reports.
Knut Hallberg, senior economist at Swedbank, tells CNBC that Swedish exports have been hard hit by the European crisis but fundamentals remain strong.
The winner of England's Football League Championship will come away 120 million pounds ($181 million) richer, according to sports business analysts who called it "the biggest financial prize in football".
Martin Shulz, leader of the European Parliament, tells CNBC that the European policy of David Cameron is encouraging radicals like Nigel Farage.
Workers at global internet retailer Amazon.com's German operations are set to go on a second daylong strike on Monday in a dispute over pay and benefits.
Brussels is investigating whether Apple is muscling out rival smartphone makers from the European market. The Financial Times reports.
Charles Dallara, Chairman of the Americas at Partners Group discusses how important the deepening of financial relationships is for China's economy.
Sweden's capital was relatively calm on Saturday night with only isolated incidents of violence by youths after nearly a week of car-burnings and vandalism that have highlighted growing inequality in Swedish society.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower.
British police arrested two men on a Pakistan International Airlines flight on Friday on suspicion of "endangerment of an aircraft".
Russia's leading online social network was briefly banned on Friday, in a move dismissed as a "mistake" but which follows intensifying official pressure on the company.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including
U.K. banks are still lending too little to the real economy, according to Andrew Haldane, the BoE's executive director for financial stability.
A plane travelling from London to Oslo was forced to make an emergency landing after a fault in one of the engines.
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The "iconic London building", the Gherkin, has been put on the market for $1.1 billion. Julian Stocks, partner at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on potential buyers and the London office sector.
Carlos Caicedo, principal analyst at IHS Country Risk, says that Argentina defaulting and then restructuring its debt a few months later could lead to capital flight, currency fluctuations and social unrest.
Hans Humes, founder and CEO of Greylock Capital, discusses Argentina's bond woes and says holdout bondholders need "some kind of gesture" from the country.