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  • Expect 'radical changes' from the Bank of England Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    The Bank of England's (BoE) rate decision on Thursday marks the start of a key week in the tenure of new governor Mark Carney with some analysts expecting "radical changes."

  • BNP Paribas profit falls, expands in Germany Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 1:19 AM ET

    French banking group BNP Paribas said on Wednesday it was expanding its business in Germany, hiring 500 people over the next three years.

  • Deutsche Bank profit misses, hit by legal charges Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 12:04 PM ET

    Deutsche Bank pledged to cut risky assets from its balance sheet in response to regulatory concerns, as quarterly profit missed expectations, hit by a 630 million euro ($834.97 million) hike in litigation reserves.

  • UBS CEO: buyback of toxic asset fund to boost capital Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    The Swiss National Bank is selling back to UBS this year the once-toxic assets it shouldered at the height of the financial crisis, which have since become profitable.

  • BP CEO hits out at class action lawsuits Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:59 AM ET
    Robert "Bob" Dudley

    Class action lawsuits like the ones BP is facing in the U.S. are a "business model" that serves only to benefit attorneys, the chief executive of BP told CNBC.

  • Schneider nearing $5 billion Invensys deal: reports Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric

    France's Schneider Electric is nearing a 3.3 billion pounds ($5.07 billion) deal to acquire British engineer Invensys and could announce the agreement at its results on Wednesday, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

  • Media's 'new emerging market' is Europe: CEO Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    There is no better time to be in the media business than right now and Western Europe is looking like a new emerging market, said Discovery CEO David Zaslav.

  • Morsi meets EU representative as violence continues Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    Violence has continued across Egypt over the past 24 hours, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton confirmed on Tuesday that she had met ousted President Mohamed Morsi.

  • Brighter euro zone data offers scope for ECB rate cut Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    An improvement in economic sentiment in the euro zone area adds to evidence that the crisis in the region is easing, analysts said on Tuesday, but the recovery remains weak.

  • IMF approves $2.3 billion aid for Greece Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 3:44 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved a further 1.7 billion euros in funds for Greece's bailout program after completing the fourth review of the euro zone state.

  • German consumer morale near 6-year high Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 3:09 AM ET

    German consumer confidence rose to its highest level in nearly six years, shoring up expectations that household spending will help it withstand weak demand for its exports.

  • Spain economy contracts again, could reverse trend Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Despite contracting for the eight consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2013, Spain's economy was signaling that it could return to growth soon, analysts said.

  • Santander's first-half net profit rises 29% Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Bank of Santander Headquarters

    Spain's biggest bank Santander on Tuesday said net profit rose 29 percent in the first six months of 2013 to 2.25 billion euros ($2.98 billion).

  • Europe’s CEOs ‘no longer the most pessimistic’ Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Business confidence among European CEOs bounced to a two-year high in the second quarter, according to a new survey, with these executives now more optimistic than those in Latin America.

  • It's time for European stocks to shine Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 12:48 AM ET

    The beleaguered euro zone economy is set for a comeback this year, and that should drive stocks in the region higher by up to 10 percent in the coming weeks, analysts told CNBC.

  • Why managing God's money isn't easy Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 7:01 PM ET
    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's attempt to take on controversial pay-day lender Wonga exposed the Church of England to accusations of hypocrisy, but it shouldn't deter the Church.

  • French diamond heist loss raised to $136 million Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 12:26 PM ET
    French policemen investigate outside the Carlton Hotel on July 28, 2013 in the French Riviera resort of Cannes.

    Police are searching for a man who was wearing gloves, a cap and a scarf to mask his face while sneaking into the diamond show in a luxury Cannes hotel.

  • Barclays to launch £5 billion-plus rights issue Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Barclays will on Tuesday launch a rights issue to raise more than £5 billion as the UK bank moves fast to come into line with British regulatory requirements on leverage.

  • EU demands tougher Monte Paschi restructuring plan Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    The European Commission told Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena to beef up a restructuring plan before it can be given approval for a $5.3 billion bailout.

  • France probes Abercrombie hiring of sexy salesmen Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:29 AM ET

    Abercrombie & Fitch, famous for its shirtless male models, should brace itself for more discrimination challenges in Europe related to its recruitment practices, lawyers told CNBC.

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