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European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels.
Commerzbank is offering shares at a deep discount in a 2.5 billion euro ($3.3 billion) capital increase aimed at repaying funds it owes to the German government and insurer Allianz.
As disagreement grows over whether a system to wind up Europe's failing banks - a central tenet to region-wide banking union – requires treaty change, France's finance minister told CNBC that Europe should let its lawyers work it out.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, talks about the need for companies to "reinvent" themselves and DSM's acquisition strategy.
Christoph Rieger, head of interest rate strategy at Commerzbank, comments on recent bond trends and explains why peripheral bonds are higher despite consolidation in core countries.
Greece plans to sell bonds at some point early in 2014, ending four years of exclusion from international capital markets, the country's PM Antonis Samaras said on Monday.
Pierre Moscovici, France finance minister, says that he is serious about France's economy but that he and the French people "refuse" austerity.
Britain's ruling Conservatives will unveil a draft bill on Tuesday that could make Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding.
Pierre Moscovici, France finance minister, reiterates his view that the European Union does not need a treaty change to implement its banking union.
John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, discusses the U.K's place in the European Union and the possible implementation of a banking union in the single currency bloc.
CNBC's Mary Thompson explains what is holding back stocks today.
An Italian prosecutor is seeking a six-year jail sentence for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly having sex with an underage nightclub dancer.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.
Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open where stocks have closed slightly lower.
Peter Spiegel, Brussels Bureau Chief at the Financial Times, tells CNBC that if Germany is unwilling to move on banking union, Brussels will be left without any progress.
Pierre Moscovici, French finance minister, tells CNBC that Europe needs to move fast on banking union and can move very far with the existing treaty.
The world's two biggest fashion retailers backed an accord aimed at preventing a repeat of last month's collapse of a Bangladesh factory building.
Lloyds Banking Group Chairman Win Bischoff is to retire in the next year, handing the reins to a successor who must steer it through a potentially risky multi-billion pound government share sale.
As UK Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in Washington to press for a new EU-US trade deal, prominent members of his cabinet said Britain should no longer be a part of the European Union.
Leah Zell, Lizard Investors founder, shares stock ideas with an international flare.
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Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the S&P could break above the 2,000 mark on Friday and that all eyes are on next week's U.S. GDP data.
Andrii Kuzmenko, acting Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K., says Russia would see a retaliation from Ukraine as grounds to invade and urges the EU and U.S. to implement sectorial sanctions.
Jordan Crook, writer at TechCrunch, says shareholders should remain patient with Amazon as it's "making a land-grab" to bring in future yields.