HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.» Read More
Inflation in the euro zone surprised by falling more than expected in January - to the level at which the European Central Bank last cut interest rates.
As pressure remains on emerging markets, Goldman Sachs has warned over European equities' sensitivity to the region, with some indexes particularly exposed.
Britain's financial watchdog fined State Street U.K. 22.9 million pounds ($38 million) for deliberately overcharging its clients.
Germany must use its armed forces more frequently and decisively, federal president Joachim Gauck has warned, the FT reports.
Italy's 5-Star Movement (MS5) filed a request asking for Italian President Giorgio Napolitano to be impeached on Thursday.
Government policy and foreign investors seeking a safe haven spurred a record amount of house registrations in London last year.
Several analysts see an upside for Russia to the emerging market rout, seeing it as "easy money" for the government's coffers.
Analysts are worried the Hungarian forint could be the next emerging markets currency to take a dive, like the Argentinian peso.
Shares of U.K. bank HSBC briefly surged 9.8 percent in morning trade on Thursday, with market watchers blaming a trading error for the move.
Greece will post a budget surplus of at least 1 billion euros in 2013, the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Thursday.
The U.K. is being turned into a nation of thieves by the increasing number of self-service checkouts, a new survey indicates.
An exam revision app with content for most U.K. and U.S. secondary schools has been helped by over $1 million in funding.
Denmark's Socialist People's Party said on Thursday it would continue to support the ruling coalition, even after it leaves it, meaning the government will not fall.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has gone on sick leave, his website said on Thursday, as the country's political crisis continues.
Royal Dutch Shell followed on from its profit warning earlier this month Thursday with its worst figures for five years.
Spain's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter, preliminary data from the country's statistics agency showed on Thursday.
With talk of a possible takeover deal and fierce competition in sports broadcasting, BSkyB came out swinging on Thursday with a set of market-beating figures.
Deutsche Bank has suspended the head of its emerging markets foreign exchange trading desk in New York.
Santander, the euro zone's biggest bank, on Thursday fell short of analysts' expectations as it posted a net profit of 4.37 billion euros ($5.96 billion) for 2013.
Sales at the drinks company rose by 1.8 percent in six months, boosted by sales in North America.
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Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, discusses what we should watch from Apple earnings, adding that he expects more dividends and more share buybacks.
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that Hong Kong would be an attractive location if the bank moved its headquarters.
European equities finished slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to a slew of corporate earnings news.