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European shares were mixed on Wednesday despite France's fall into recession and Germany's worse- than-forecast growth figure, with analysts seeing the data as a "glass half full" scenario for markets.
U.K. pound shop chain Poundland said on Tuesday that it planned to cut its prices to 97 pence in some stores in an attempt to undercut rivals.
Daniele Antonucci, senior European economist at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC there is the perception of a policy backstop in the euro zone, which enables a search for yield despite poor macro data.
France slipped into recession in the first quarter of 2013 but there was confusion over whether it was the country's second or third recession in the last five years.
Activity in Europe's initial public offering market is picking up and will drive economic recovery across the region, the CEO of the London Stock Exchange told CNBC.
Ebrahim Rahbari, director of global economics at Citi Research, who coined the "Grexit" term, asks if the risks of Greece exiting the euro have really receded.
Low-cost airline easyJet halved its losses in the first half, helped by Easter falling earlier and customers escaping cold weather in Britain and Northern Europe.
European shares opened lower on Wednesday as preliminary growth data from the euro zone missed estimates and curbed investor sentiment.
Giordano Lombardo of Pioneer Investments explains why he is now underweight on US equities and advises looking at Europe for value.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says that the market discounted the euro zone's continued recession as expectations for the rest of the year are improving.
Carolyn McCall, CEO of EasyJet, comments on the airline's strong capacity, growth strategy and why airports' regulated costs are their biggest headwind.
Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets and Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN discuss their strategies in what appears to be very bullish markets amidst weak economic data.
HSBC will redouble cost-cutting efforts, including axing up to 14,000 more jobs globally, as it seeks to drive earnings and dividend growth in the face of muted revenue.
Bank of England chief Mervyn King should be the bearer of some good news on Wednesday in his final forecasts before handing the reins to Mark Carney, even if the British economy remains far from healthy.
Central banks around the world are repeating the mistakes of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan by flooding markets with cheap money, according to Brunel University's Moorad Choudhry.
The dollar-yen trade could reach 120 by the end of 2014, according to economists at Capital Economics, who said the yen's downward drive will persist throughout this year and next.
Australia's higher-than-expected budget has raised concerns that the country could follow the same path as the highly-indebted euro zone.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of LSE, comments on the exchange's full-year earnings, and the U.K.'s "excellent" IPO performance in the past 12 months.
Jim Snabe, Co-CEO of SAP says that the industry is focusing on innovation and efficiency. He also says that Europe has a healthy division of labor at the top layers of companies that allows a control & support mechanism.
European authorities raided the offices of Shell, BP and Statoil in an investigation of suspected manipulation of oil prices.
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