Blackstone is "giving up on Russia", highlighting how even well-connected western investors are shying away from doing business in the country.» Read More
Neil Atkinson, director of energy research and analysis at Datamonitor, expects oil prices to lower as global oil production continues to increase despite "sluggish" demand.
Nokia unveiled a new mid-range Asha phone priced at $99, aiming to prevent consumers, particularly in emerging markets, from switching to Google's Android as they upgrade from basic phones.
Despite an Italian court ruling that Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi should go to prison, the leader of the center-right bloc could once again dodge Italy's legal system.
Andrew Sentance, a former member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, told CNBC that he doesn't expect more stimulus from the central bank on Thursday.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
Andrew Sentance, senior economic advisor for PwC, tells CNBC that the French economy is not going to grow very much this year and the country needs to halt unemployment.
Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann said the ECB is still able to take policy action to address the euro zone crisis, a German newspaper reported on Thursday.
A Milan appeals court upheld a four-year sentence for tax fraud against former prime minister and center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as the risk-on rally continues.
The risk-on rally continued on Wednesday, with European shares extending gains to close higher, boosted by upbeat Chinese export data.
Peter Schoenfeld, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management CEO, shares his thoughts on shareholder involvement; and where he is finding investment opportunities in Europe.
Tom Elliott, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says "very low bond yields" are driven the markets' rally.
Rick Santelli tells investors why they need to carefully watch European developments early next week. (2:52)
Investments in Europe is picking up, says William Vrattos, York Capital Management, providing an outlook on fixed income assets.
Germany's road infrastructure is crippled by mishandling more common in a communist state than a free-market one, according to German economist Hans-Werner Sinn.
Police have detained 31 people over the heist of $50 million in diamonds in February after coordinated raids in Belgium, France and Switzerland, Belgian prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Germany's DAX breached its peak set in 2007 on Tuesday, but data released just a day earlier showed Germany's services industry contracted in April.
The decision by the Slovenian government to postpone a parliamentary vote on its budget deficit is the latest blow to the country's plans to overcome its crisis.
Sir Alex Ferguson, legendary manager of Manchester United will retire after the club's final match on Sunday, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate.
Trevor Stirling, senior research analyst for European beverages at Sanford Bernstein, describes the big trends likely to impact brewers over the next few years.
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Power will definitely be devolved to the Scottish people, says Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Secretary of State, as all three U.K. political parties have agreed to it.
Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the U.S. equity market is "very close to a top" and could start to see some selling pressure.
Josef Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, and Jeffrey Dachis, CEO and co-founder of Razorfish, discuss the Alibaba IPO and whether the group will be able to continue to grow as it has so far.