Falling corporation tax has been a key driver of profitability over the last two decades, increasing pressure on CEOs to reduce their company's tax bill, Markit's Will Duff-Gordon told CNBC on Tuesday.» Read More
Spanish savers and pensioners who have seen their money wiped out by investing in state-rescued lender Bankia are likely to seek redress in court rather than wait for any official inquiry, which looks increasingly unlikely.
CNBC's Karen Cho takes you through the European market open on Monday 17th of December.
The French actor, accused by French government leaders of being "pathetic" and unpatriotic in trying to dodge taxes by buying a house over the border in Belgium, has hit back at politicians.
France's Constitutional Council said on Saturday it was overturning a 75 percent upper tax rate on income above 1 million euros ($1.32 million) due to be introduced in 2013 by the seven-month-old Socialist government.
Markets across Europe close mostly lower on "fiscal cliff" concerns, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Mario Monti is expected to make an announcement this week on whether he intends to run for Prime Minister.
Elections, the economy and a looming debt crisis in the U.S. and Europe dominated headlines in 2012. What will take center stage in 2013? Washington Post's Ezra Klein and Yahoo! Finance's Mike Santoli make their predictions on what's ahead for Washington, Wall Street and around the world.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including France's final estimate of Q3 GDP.
Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open as stocks are open higher.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday he did not rule out tapping the European Central Bank's bond-buying
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, tells CNBC that Europe¿s periphery is relatively constructive with yields continuing to fall.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks lose ground and hope fades there will be additional monetary easing in Japan and a "fiscal cliff" deal reached in the U.S.
For Ian Barlow, Britain's tax authority has gone from being fearsome to being really rather nice.
The official U.K. Libor manipulation report points the finger at five banks for helping UBS rig the rate. So which banks were they?
The UBS Libor settlement swings the spotlight on to the role of interdealer brokers in the burgeoning scandal, alleging that employees at these institutions actively "colluded" with rate-fixing efforts.
Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open, with stocks weighted to the downside.
Italy's borrowing costs rose slightly at the first auction for long-term debt to be settled in 2013 as thin trading and worries over the U.S. budget weighed on peripheral bonds.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports Greek banks are leading European markets higher, as shares in the National Bank of Greece rose by eight percent.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempts to win back powers from the European Union could damage the 27-nation bloc and its single market, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in an interview published on Thursday.
Lionel Barber, editor at the Financial Times, reveals to CNBC why the newspaper voted for ECB president, Mario Draghi as the FT Person of the Year.
Moscow is going to approve a ban on American couples from adopting Russian children, with Don Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses the state of Europe's fiscal woes.
Goldman Sachs has upgraded its target for the S&P 500, forecasting it will climb a further 5 percent to 1750.
Citigroup's Jonathan Stubbs told CNBC that European equities have "rarely" been so appealing to investors.
There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling.
Rumors that Brazil's social security fund called Bolsa Familia was to be cancelled led to a bank run over the weekend.
An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large."
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 regarding the EU.
Eric Wasserstrom, managing director at Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, tells CNBC that in his own view the Jamie Dimon JPMorgan vote is unlikely to garner sufficient support to compel the board to make a change.
Jed Kolko, chief economist at Trulia, tells CNBC that the housing starts tumble is likely to be a blip and should recover next month.
Alex Simmons, UK editor in chief at IGN, tells CNBC that the new Xbox will be an improved version of the 360 but needs to become more like an entertainment hub than a traditional Xbox.