Deflation in the euro zone is a bigger risk to credit ratings across the world than the fall in the price of oil, Fitch Ratings reported Monday.» Read More
The ECB is not expected to launch any "bazookas" on Thursday, but it could resort to a different stimulatory weapon.
David Cameron has complained to his Chinese counterparts about their treatment of the GlaxoSmithKline case. The FT reports.
Massive protests against Viktor Yanukovich hammered Ukraine's financial markets on Monday, increasing the risk of a currency crisis.
ThyssenKrupp is selling its U.S. plant to two rivals in a long-awaited deal to help extricate the German steelmaker from an ill-fated boom-year expansion plan.
The issuance of junk bonds, otherwise known as speculative-grade debt, has surged a "phenomenal" 98 percent in the last year, according to S&P Capital IQ.
The burgeoning U.K. economic recovery is expected to lead to raised forecasts, but Chancellor George Osborne is unlikely to ease up on austerity.
Manufacturing in the euro zone accelerated at its fast pace in two and a half years in November despite disappointing data from France.
Chinese state-backed investors are eying a stake in a U.K. bank, and have hired lawyers in London to examine their options, sources told CNBC.
European shares may be a consensus pick for 2014, but Morgan Stanley downgraded the region's equities to Neutral, expecting them to run out of steam.
At least seven people died and three were injured when a Chinese-owned clothing factory in the Italian town of Prato burned down on Sunday.
Better-than-expected inflation data from the euro zone did little to dispel fears of deflation, with analysts still expecting the ECB to introduce new policy measures.
The U.K. city of Birmingham is the fastest growing destination for Brits over the Christmas and New Year period, according to travel website Expedia.
A protest by about 300,000 Ukrainians angered by their government's decision to freeze integration with the West turned violent Sunday. NBC reports.
A police helicopter crashed into a pub in Scotland on Friday, causing multiple injuries.
The Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has told CNBC he takes the downgrade of his country's credit rating by Standard & Poor's seriously.
The amount of banking staff earning over 1 million euros ($1.36 million) soared last year in the United Kingdom, dwarfing that in other European Union member states.
EU and IMF lenders backing Greece have called off a planned visit to Athens next week, a move that may delay the payment of further loans to the country, officials told Reuters.
Standard & Poor's lowered its credit rating for the Netherlands to AA plus from AAA.
Ukraine's President failed to salvage an ambitious free-trade pact with the EU, despite a warning that Ukraine was risking its future by turning its back on the deal.
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As the UK elections draw closer, the competition and propaganda is heating up. CNBC's Peter Ruddick files this report.
European equities closed sharply higher on Monday, extending gains throughout the session, as investors looked ahead to forthcoming U.S. jobs data.
As results for the elections in Nigeria start to come out, Anna Rosenberg, sub-Saharan Africa analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, says the most recent results are "encouraging," and discusses the likely scenarios depending on who wins.