Ukraine is prepared to consider all options, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsya told CNBC ahead of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about the risks and rewards of funding growth in Europe.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Monday's market, as political uncertainty sent shares sliding, and investors locked in profits on indexes trading close to multi-year highs.
Frank Gill, senior director of European sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor, tells CNBC why peripheral economies' route to better competitiveness could be through increasing exports.
Angela Merkel told Spain's Mariano Rajoy she had full confidence in his government's ability to push through reforms, brushing aside a growing corruption scandal.
Erik Nielsen, Global Chief Economist at UniCredit, tells CNBC that the corruption allegations engulfing the Spanish government won't have much of an effect on the markets.
Criminal organizations have infiltrated the highest levels of soccer, threatening the integrity of the sport, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Spanish and Italian stocks led markets lower Monday as investors started fretting about the political situation in both countries, with some indexes suffering one of their worst days in months.
Risks to Spain's economy and financial sector remain elevated as it undergoes a difficult process of fiscal and external adjustment, the IMF reported Monday.
Commerzbank, Germany's No. 2 bank, posted a larger-than-expected quarterly loss after a cut in its medium-term profit forecasts had a damaging effect on its tax accounting.
British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.
A French-owned Luxembourg-flagged tanker with 17 crew members that went missing off Ivory Coast over the weekend is believed to have been hijacked by Nigerian pirates, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.
Euro zone factory prices fell for the second month in a row in December, mirroring the trend in consumer inflation and leaving room for a possible European Central Bank interest rate cut to revive the weak economy.
The fight for control of London-listed Bumi heated up on Monday, with the company's Chairman Samin Tan and co-founder Nat Rothschild taking to the airwaves ahead of a key extra-ordinary general meeting (EGM) due on Feb 21.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne said on Monday that banks in Britain will have to separate retail banking from riskier investment banking activities.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks are edging higher.
UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti warned on Tuesday that risk appetite remained low among clients after reporting weak client inflows.
Daniel Harden, Senior Commercial Dealer at Global Reach Partners says the euro zone looks healthier as banks have stopped borrowing emergency funds and have started paying back their loans.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments discusses his calls in the European market.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners tells CNBC's Cash Flow which global markets he thinks are hot right now.
British banks that fail to guard their day-to-day banking from risky investment activities will face being dismantled, finance minister George Osborne is set to say later on Monday.
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.