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  • Czech Bank Shut Over Fraud Investigation Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    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.

  • Who Is Kelly Evans?     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    A look at some of Kelly Evans' best moments while reporting from Europe for CNBC.

  • Showdown at JPMorgan: Dimon's Role Challenged Monday, 20 May 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    After a scandal filled year, the chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase is in one of the greatest fights of his life.

  • EU Battle Heats Up: '50% Chance UK Out in 5 Years' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 8:01 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    As U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels this week to discuss EU tax policies, he knows there are far more taxing questions at home regarding whether his party want to remain within the Union.

  • There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.

  • Following the FTSE's rally to its highest level in over five years, Citigroup's Jonathan Stubbs told CNBC that European equities have "rarely" been so appealing to investors.

  • UK Retail Vacancies at Highest Since July 2011 Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:59 AM ET
    Empty shops on Kilburn High Road, London

    The latest retail report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) warns that the rise in empty shops in towns across the U.K. is a "major concern."

  • Scotland Risks Cyprus-Style Bank Crisis: UK Report Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:59 AM ET

    An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large" compared to the size of its economy.

  • Approaching Trough in Earnings Cycle: Pro     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Jonathan Stubbs, European equity strategist at Citigroup, tells CNBC there has been a very modest pullback in earnings expectations.

  • European Market Opens Higher     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares opened higher on Monday as investors awaited the outcomes of several central bank meetings this week.

  • How Long Can Europe Continue to Rally?     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Jonathan Compton, managing director at Bedlam Asset Management, explains why he expects the European equity rally to continue in the long-term.

  • Thousands of French Households Taxed Over 100% Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:25 AM ET

    More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income in 2012, a French newspaper reported.

  • High Inflation a 'Permanent Fixture' in the UK Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:16 AM ET
    Pound coin

    Inflation in Britain will peak over the summer and remain well above 2 percent – the target set by the U.K's Chancellor – for the foreseeable future, Ernst & Young warned on Monday.

  • Germans Blame Merkel for Eurovision Woes     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:13 AM ET

    Germans are blaming Merkel's tough stance on austerity for their entry's unpopularity at this year's Eurovision, in which Denmark was the victor.

  • Tesco Clothing Brand Plans International Expansion Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    The clothing brand sold by Britain's biggest retailer Tesco said on Sunday it planned to open more than 50 new franchise stores worldwide over the next five years.

  • Portugal's Banks Fear 'Cyprus Virus' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:55 AM ET

    Portugal's top bankers have called on Europe's leaders to stop "playing with fire" and moderate their stance towards the euro zone periphery, or risk instilling alarm among bank depositors in future, the FT reports.

  • Central Banks in Focus: Time to Risk It? Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    I was just at an interesting lunch with Garry Kasparov, the man who became the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. He held the title as the world's top player for 20 years before retiring to pursue other chess and non-chess related interests.

  • Why Europe Must Continue Austerity     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says Europe needs to stay on course with austerity and advises being short on Swiss Franc against the U.S. dollar.

  • Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, discusses German politics and the rise of 'get-out-of-euro' parties and what it would mean for Merkel come September.

  • Australian Dollar Could Head Lower     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Peter Whitley, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says to short AUD/USD and NZD/USD on any rally.

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  • A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.

  • European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.