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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the top business stories from Europe, as investors worry the U.S. Federal Reserve may taper its bond purchase program.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower on Fed fears.
Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, is on track for a recovery thanks to a pick-up in demand for its products from abroad, the Bundesbank said on Tuesday.
Falling corporation tax has been a key driver of profitability over the last two decades, increasing pressure on CEOs to reduce their company's tax bill, Markit's Will Duff-Gordon told CNBC on Tuesday.
Stephen King, author of When the Money Runs Out argues that the things we expect for tomorrow, like pensions, may be larger than tomorrow's resources.
British consumer price inflation fell last month for the first time since September, giving incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney more leeway to support the economy should the recovery weaken. q
Paul Kavanagh, partner and senior market at Killik & Co, tells CNBC that Vodafone¿s business has been hit by its focus on Southern Europe.
After last summer's Olympics fiasco and a warning that 2013 would yield lower-than-expected profits, security firm G4S announced on Tuesday that chief executive Nick Buckles would step down at the end of May.
European shares opened lower on Tuesday as investors in the U.K. await the latest inflation data.
Michael Van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets, discusses G4S following the announcement that its CEO is retiring and says the change of leadership could lead to restructuring.
Emeka Obiodu, principal industry, communication and broadcast analyst at Ovum, talks about Vodafone's earning, its European challenges and why emerging markets can no longer offset struggling Europe.
The latest report from Europe's main statistics agency suggests that the European financial crisis has had an impact on birth rates across the continent since 2008.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate startegist at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, explains why he expects bond yields to remain lower in Europe than in the U.S.
Further unrest in the South African mining sector has increased the chances of another credit rating downgrade, an analyst told CNBC, after worried investors dumped the nation's currency.
Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates says the global economy is in a deceleration phase but markets are being supported by the liquidity. Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia joins in the conversation.
Former Prime Minister Mario Monti said he did not believe an election will be called any time soon.
Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia says expect more pain, risk and uncertainty for Europe ahead. However he sees a bright spot in the export sector for Europe.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today, as the FTSE 100 touches its highest level since September 2000.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have ended mixed.
A bank and savings institution in the Czech Republic was closed and all deposits frozen pending a fraud investigation by the Czech central bank and ministry of finance.
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