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  • 'Massive' Deficit Cuts Hurt Growth: IMF’s Lagarde Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    More needs to be done to promote global economic growth, and any additional U.S. deficit reduction needs to be restrained, the IMF's Christine Lagarde told CNBC.

  • Cyprus to Liquidate Most of Its Gold Reserves Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    Cyprus plans to sell 400 million euros' worth of reserves to finance part of its bailout, according to European Commission documents. The move marks the biggest euro zone bullion sale in four years.

  • Europe Shares Close at 1-Week High Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    European shares extended gains to close sharply higher on Wednesday, with investor sentiment boosted by U.S. stocks reaching record highs and a successful Italian bond auction.

  • Brent to Hold Above $100: Expert     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, tells CNBC that Brent should hold above $100 for the foreseeable future, although downward pressures remain.

  • Italy Hikes Debt Targets to 130 Percent Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Italy's caretaker government on Wednesday sharply hiked its targets for public debt this year and next despite waves of austerity measures, and said there was now room for less restrictive fiscal policy.

  • European Market Closes Sharply Up     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares extended gains to close sharply higher on Wednesday, with investor sentiment boosted by U.S. stocks reaching record highs and a successful Italian bond auction.

  • European Markets Close In a Sea of Green     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares extended gains on the successful Italian bond auction.

  • Merkel on Course for Re-Election Despite Euro Crisis Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their junior coalition partners have enough support to win a governing majority in September's election for the first time in more than three years, according to a poll out on Wednesday.

  • Portuguese Banks Need Extra 8 Billion Euros: Moody's Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 10:33 AM ET
    Lisbon, Portugal

    Banks in bailed-out Portugal need an extra 8 billion euros ($10 billion) in capital, based on conservative tests of their financial health, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.

  • Dollar-Yen Could Spike to 125: UBS Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    The dollar-yen could breach its 2007 pre-credit crisis high of 125 if the Bank of Japan expands its aggressive asset purchase program further, a UBS research note said on Wednesday.

  • Goldman Sachs: Time to Short Gold Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 9:07 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs downgraded its 2013 price target for gold and advised investors to short the precious metal, in a commodities report out on Wednesday.

  • Luxembourg to Scrap Bank Secrecy With EU Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    Luxembourg plans to lift bank secrecy rules for European Union citizens who have savings based in the country, the prime minister announced on Wednesday.

  • Hollande Calls for Global Tax Havens to Be Abolished Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    As the French government is mired in a growing scandal over secret foreign bank accounts, President Francois Hollande called for tax havens to be eradicated.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks moved higher after a successful Italian bond auction and a new high on the Dow in the U.S.

  • UK Bank Chief Asks to Be Stripped of Knighthood Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 6:03 AM ET
    Sir James Crosby

    James Crosby, former boss of failed British bank HBOS, offered on Tuesday to give up his knighthood and nearly a third of his pension after being denounced by lawmakers for the "colossal failure" that led to his bank's collapse.

  • European Markets Open Higher     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.

  • Hollande's Camel Eaten in Latest French Setback Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:50 AM ET

    Malian authorities will give French President Hollande another camel after the one they gave him in thanks for helping repel Islamist rebels was eaten.

  • Germans Among Poorest in Europe: ECB Study Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:42 AM ET

    Germans are one of the poorest groups in Europe, according to the surprising findings of a joint survey by various divisions within the European Central Bank.

  • Should Europe Kill Its 'Bin Laden' Notes? Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:39 AM ET

    Demand for 500 euro bills as a store of value has started to decline, according to a currency strategist, who told CNBC that the note is used extensively for criminal activity and should be abolished.

  • Could Germany Leave the Euro?     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC that you cannot have lower debt levels via austerity so Europe will need a new strategy.

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