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Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.
Jim O'Neill ended his 18-year career at Goldman Sachs by making one last forecast.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, discusses the performance of the DAX, which reached a new high on Friday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports April's jobs reports in the U.S. boosted EU stocks to a five-year high.
European shares closed higher on Friday after non-farm payrolls data from the U.S. came in better-than-expected.
The ruling Conservative party in the U.K. took a blow on Friday after the anti-European Union U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) made major gains at local elections.
The EU's growth forecasts are proving to be so off the mark, that the real question is whether anyone should even pay attention to them.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe, as investors await the release of nonfarm payrolls data in the U.S.
The euro zone economy will shrink by 0.4 percent this year and grow 1.2 percent next year, the European Commission said on Friday, but the recovery is expected to be too slow to reduce joblessness.
Kelly Evans discusses her experience on Worldwide Exchange and what made her year in London so memorable.
A former aide to Christine Lagarde has come under suspicion of attempting to influence a decision on the trajectory of the high-speed train line to prevent it from cutting through his mother's garden.
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank, helps out Kelly on her last day at Worldwide Exchange and delivers the European market report.
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank, says the ECB's strategy is to lower the fragmentation issue by weakening the euro to help peripheral countries.
Wolfgang Schafer, CFO at Continental AG, discusses the quarterly earnings and explains why he expects the rest of the year to improve with China and the U.S. offsetting Europe.
Duncan Farr, European banks specialist at Nomura, says the environment for European banks is very "tricky" as a large number of banks will continue to be in a deleveraging phase for a few years.
The euro jumped against the dollar after ECB Governing Council Member Ewald Nowotny told CNBC on Friday that the markets over-interpreted Mario Draghi's comments on negative deposit rates.
Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.
Ewald Nowotny, member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB), tells CNBC that markets over interpreted the possibility of negative deposit rates and there is no specific plan in that direction.
U.K.-government owned Royal Bank of Scotland said it wanted to start writing the sale prospectus for investors in mid-2014 or earlier.
European Central Bank board member Erkki Liikanen told CNBC on Friday that he agreed with the bank's decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points and said there was no split on the governing council regarding the decision.
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Andy Newland, managing director at Tony Fresko, explains how the use of new technology is helping move this ice cream truck company from a "paper-based business" to a "21st century" business.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, comments on Heineken and Carlsberg's earnings, and says Carlsberg is now suffering from its heavy exposure to Russia.
DeAnne Julius, chairman at Chatham House and Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, discuss the dissent within the Bank of England regarding the timing of an interest rate hike.