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Markets are underestimating the risk of a surprise election result in Italy and the possibility of new elections within the year as support for "protest" parties in the country grows, analysts have warned.
Concern is mounting that Germany is drifting apart from other countries at the core of the single currency bloc, notably France.
Aiman Ezzat, CFO of Capgemini, tells CNBC they are trying to increase the share of their revenue coming from fast-growth economies and North America.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners says the ECB policies are still too tight.
Markets threw up enough technical red flags amid a wave of volatility Wednesday to have traders wondering if the first real sell off of 2013 has finally arrived.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday following varied earning reports.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's market moving headlines from Europe, as shares were mixed on Wednesday.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income partner at Mint Partners, tells CNBC that he questions whether a weaker sterling would actually prompt an increase in UK growth.
Enrico Cucchiani, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo, tells CNBC why Italy needs a strong program of reforms for its labor market and judiciary system, as well as an intense period of privatization.
Regardless of who wins next weekend's parliamentary election, Italy's long economic decline is likely to continue because the next government won't be strong enough to pursue the tough reforms needed to make its economy competitive again.
Last year’s exports of beef and pork to Russia were worth more than $550 million. That's a 21 percent increase from 2011 and a share that US companies stand to lose this year.
The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.
Cyprus faces a "material and rising risk" of defaulting on its sovereign debt, especially if the euro zone and International Monetary Fund do not come up with aid, rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Wednesday.
The world's biggest mobile phone makers and app developers will descend on Barcelona next week to show off their latest wares, with heavyweights like Samsung, Nokia and LG vying for attention in an increasingly crowded smartphone market.
Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday during a nationwide strike against wage cuts and high taxes that kept ferries stuck in ports, schools shut and hospitals with only emergency staff.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Bank of England is moving European markets today.
Spanish lender Santander shrank its directors' pay by almost 35 percent in 2012 as profits fell, with Chairman Emilio Botin taking one of the bigger cuts in remuneration among top executives.
Investor optimism about the euro zone tally with an untimely credit squeeze within the bloc over the past couple of months.
The number of Britons in work hit a new all-time high late last year and the number of people claiming unemployment benefit fell much more than expected in January, official data showed on Wednesday.
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee was split 6-3 on more bond purchases earlier this month, unexpectedly reviving the prospect that the central bank might restart its quantitative easing program.
Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.
Richard Hunter, head of U.K. equities at Hargreaves Lansdown, and Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, discuss the recent profit-taking in stock markets.
After hours of "candid and frank" discussions, Russia made it clear that it would not take any decisions on Crimea until after Sunday's referendum, while the U.S. reiterated it viewed this event as illegitimate, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.