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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors look for signs from the Fed's Bernanke on whether the current stimulus program will be tapered.
David Cameron, British prime minister, tells CNBC ahead of the EU Summit on tax fraud that he 'believes in low taxes for businesses' and highlights that international cooperation is crucial to tackle tax evasion.
As EU regulators mull introducing the world's strictest bonus cap, the president of the European parliament told CNBC that the plan could put pressure on the U.S. to follow suit.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, rejects the idea that implementing tougher bonus limits will reduce European banks' competitiveness.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, has warned that revelations of tax evasion by major companies were leading to a loss of trust among the European public.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, talks about the likelihood of a referendum on EU membership and says a "Brixit" could still happen in the coming five years.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, told CNBC that growing concerns over tax evasion was leading to a loss of trust among the European public.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
Austerity opera "El crepusculo del ladrillo," premiered on Sunday in la Tabacalera, a rundown tobacco factory in downtown Madrid, to rapturous applause.
Simon Waxley, senior portfolio management at Whitebox Advisors, tells CNBC that Europe is in a dislocation at the moment and they are trying to exploit moves around this.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.
EU regulators confirmed on Tuesday that they will cap bonuses of bankers earning more than 500,000 euros a year and added other conditions to make the pay ceiling harder to smash.
Shale gas development in the U.K. could create 74,000 jobs and halve the country's future dependency on gas imports, according to a new report by the Institute of Directors.
Blu Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, tells CNBC that there is a time delay from Fed QE with the good effects now and then all kinds of trouble on the exit strategy from 2016.
Europe could face a decade of stagnation unless it makes big reforms and should heed the lessons of Japan, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he highlighted Japan's bold moves to bolster growth.
Two economists have decided to put their money where their mouth is, betting on whether inflation will rise once the U.K. economy recovers.
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.
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Katie Koch, head of global portfolio solutions international at Goldman Sachs, says that while the sanctions are likely to weigh on the Russian economy, the risk of contagion to other emerging markets is low.
John Stephenson, president and CEO of Stephenson & Company Capital Management, discusses ExxonMobil ahead of earnings and says the results should be "pretty good".
The euro zone is probably already in deflation, says Mario Greco, CEO of Generali, adding that Europe needs more reforms to boost its labour market and competitiveness.