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Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, tells CNBC that there is no real catalyst for Cyprus to leave the euro zone.
Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, gives CNBC a technical look at the S&P 500.
European shares closed higher on Thursday after better-than-expected initial jobless claims data from the U.S. The numbers are important as a key metric for Fed policy makers, who have said they could taper off asset purchases once the labor market improves.
European shares closed higher on Thursday after better-than-expected initial jobless claims data from the U.S.
Alec Young, global equities strategist at Standard & Poor's, tells CNBC that investors should take a long-term strategy rather than attempt to guess when market pullbacks will occur.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the events that moved Europe's stocks and bonds today.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, tells CNBC that the Japanese bond market is 'the most important element in the world'.
The Central Bank of Cyprus has denied plans to sell 400 million euros ($525 million) worth of its gold reserves as part of its EU bailout deal.
Greece's unemployment rate scaled a new record of 27.2 percent in January, data showed on Thursday, reflecting the depth of the country's recession after years of austerity.
Economists have sharply cut expectations for euro zone economic growth this year, now seeing a 0.4 percent contraction compared with a 0.1 percent decline predicted just three months ago.
Euro zone finance ministers will probably agree on Friday to give Ireland and Portugal seven more years to repay loans from the European Union, a senior official said on Thursday.
The rush to build a more reliable exchange for bitcoin is under way after a price crash disgruntled customers who directed their anger against the currency's major exchange.
Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, takes a look at how Japan's monetary policy is having "enormous spillover" across markets all over the world.
The Central Bank of Cyprus denied that it will sell 400 million euros ($525 million) worth of its gold reserves as part of the conditions to Europe's bailout of the island state.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets moved higher in anticipation of the U.S. weekly jobless claims report.
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Olly Burrows, senior banks analyst at Rabobank, comments on the head of the IMF's warning that big banks are still under threat and on the situation in Slovenia.
The launch of new cancer medicines and a strong flu season in the U.S. helped Roche post a six percent rise in first quarter sales, Daniel O'Day, chief operating officer of the company's pharmaceuticals division told CNBC on Thursday.
A bastion of the U.K. high street, Marks & Spencer, reported a drop in non-food sales in the first three months of the year, numbers which are likely to inflame shareholder concerns over the company's management and retail strategy.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
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The World Cup final will be different to Brazil's recent thrashing, says Ramon Vega, CEO and founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, who argues Argentina really wants to win.
The market's negative reaction to India's budget is the result of both unjustified expectations and external factors, says Shweta Singh, economist at Lombard Street. .
European shares ended the day flat on Friday, as traders shrugged off some concerns about the condition of Portugal's banking sector, which had dragged global markets lower on Thursday.