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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.
Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, tells CNBC that the 'great rotation' has been wrong and bonds have kept going as all the institutional money is staying in bonds.
Deutsche Telekom sweetened its terms for the proposed merger between T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications by reducing the combined company's debt.
Bernard Arnault, France's richest man, has abandoned attempts to obtain Belgian nationality and will keep paying tax in his native country.
Spanish police will erect barriers around politicians' residences to shield them from protests over the growing number of home evictions and to call for changes to mortgage laws.
Investors took more cash out of hedge funds than they put in over the past month.
Rune Bjerke, Group Chief Executive Officer at DnB Bank, says the bank is making solid profit and he remains optimistic that the ongoing supreme court case will be sorted out soon with clients well compensated.
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 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.
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.
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Olivia Francis, founder and managing director of Hamilton & Hare, discusses the appeal of luxury underwear and the company's challenge to big competitors.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, senior economist and strategist at Credit Agricole, says we should expect a better environment in Asia in the second half of the year thanks to decent PMI data for China and India.
Gautam Batra, investment strategist at Signia Wealth, says markets are suffering from "central bank policy exhaustion" and discusses the outlook.