HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.» Read More
This weekend is the one Europe's Christmas tree industry has been working so hard for all year.
Ukraine's opposition accused President Viktor Yanukovich of betraying national interests after talks with Russia, though both countries said nothing had been agreed.
The euro, pinned near five-week highs against the dollar on Friday, could be headed for further gains as negative interest rates seem to be off the table, analysts say.
Germany's Bundesbank raised its forecast for growth of the euro zone's largest economy this year and next on Friday.
Deutsche Bank pulled the plug on its global commodities trading business, cutting 200 jobs as it becomes the first major bank to exit the sector.
The ECB on Thursday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.25 percent after surprising markets with a rate cut last month.
The U.K. government is to introduce a new levy on foreign homebuyers, raising concerns that this could put the brakes on London's property market.
Is the European economy on the mend? The ECB's Mario Draghi revises his forecast for the euro zone, while the U.K. looks set to post a surplus.
U.S. and European officials told CNBC on Thursday there was still a chance of a WTO deal, despite India's firm stance on its food security policies.
A Dutch program helps the homeless, drug addicts and alcoholics get back on their feet by paying them in cans of beer.
Companies splashing out on Christmas parties for their staff shouldn't bother, according to new research, as most employees would prefer the cash.
The Bank of England left its main interest rate and monetary stimulus program unchanged.
Tokyo police arrested a Deutsche Securities employee for suspected bribery after the Deutsche official spent thousands of dollars on entertainment.
Despite Europe's troubled economy, its equities are a "sleeping beauty," just waiting to be awakened, said Amundi's investment chief Pascal Blanque.
Britain will clear Huawei to run a UK-based cyber security center if it agrees to tighter rules to allay spying and hacking fears.
Deutsche Bank is committing about $2.3 billion to prove it's sorry that some of its employees rigged interest rates.
Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades talks about his country's faster-than-expected rebound.
France must increase its investment in Africa, the country's finance minister, Pierre Moscovici, told CNBC ahead of a summit in Paris.
British farmers are to begin exporting pig semen to China next year in a deal said to be worth $73.6 million.
Spotify has gone on a charm offensive to win back major artists who have criticized the way the company pays out royalties.
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Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, discusses what we should watch from Apple earnings, adding that he expects more dividends and more share buybacks.
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that Hong Kong would be an attractive location if the bank moved its headquarters.
European equities finished slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to a slew of corporate earnings news.