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Dissecting today's market action in the European markets, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs; and weighing in on activists role in the markets and whether stocks are still cheap is Aswath Damodaran, NYU Professor.
Politicians must act to combat Europe's financial crisis because central banks can't do it alone, Jens Weidmann, the president of the Bundesbank, said Tuesday.
Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank and a member of the ECB's governing council, says only politics, not the European Central Bank, can solve the euro zone crisis.
Reclassifying Greece as an emerging market economy is "deeply offensive," according to one analyst.
Italy's election produced the hung parliament investors said was the worst possible outcome. So why do markets seem largely unconcerned?
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets opened flat on Tuesday, ahead of bond auctions from both Spain and Italy.
Tom Buerkle, international editor at Institutional Investor, explains why Norway tops their Country Credit Rating table, while the U.S. has its lowest point tally in over three decades.
Gina Sanchez, founder, Chantico Global, explains why she remains positive on U.S. and European stocks despite what she views as a disconnect between fundamentals and market levels.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Willem de Vijlder, CIO of strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, explains why you should invest in real assets in a diversified way.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
The U.K. government has failed to deliver on its promise to significantly improve the economy and kick start growth, leader of the opposition Labour Party told CNBC.
The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.
Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg, tells CNBC why another election in Italy would be bad news for markets.
Economist and former Finance Minister of Spain Alfredo Pastor makes the case that Spain is finally beginning its recovery.
Residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule in a referendum aimed at winning global sympathy as Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, results showed on Monday.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice in opening an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that it was misled when it bought British software maker Autonomy for $11.5 billion.
Goldman Sachs turned bullish on commodities on Monday, upping its near-term return forecast from 2 percent to 6 percent, despite renewed concerns about China.
Europe has spent hundreds of billions of euros rescuing its banks but may have lost an entire generation of young people in the process.
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Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.