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  • Vodafone Agrees $10 Billion Kabel Deutschland Deal Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    Vodafone has agreed to buy Germany's largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland for 7.7 billion euros ($10 billion), betting on TV and fixed-line services in its biggest deal since 2007.

  • Why G-8 Let Trade Freeloaders Get Away Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 11:02 PM ET

    The G-8 failed to tackle growth-stifling trade imbalances in the world economy, with the U.S. unable to push surplus countries to boost domestic demand, writes Michael Ivanovitch.

  • South Africans Resigned Over 'Critical' Mandela Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Nelson Mandela

    South Africans appeared resigned on Monday to the inevitability of one day saying goodbye to former president Nelson Mandela after his condition in hospital deteriorated to critical.

  • A Milan court will decide on Monday whether Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an underage prostitute and abused his powers to cover it up.

  • Thousands March in Rome Against Unemployment Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:56 AM ET

    housands of workers and unemployed people marched in Rome on Saturday to protest against record unemployment and call on Enrico Letta's two-month-old government to deliver more than empty rhetoric on the issue.

  • EU Unable to Break Impasse on Bank Failure Costs Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 5:42 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.

  • Stock Market Tumble Could Be Bad Omen for Russia Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    As Russia's stock market tanks to a 12-month low, business leaders are divided on why the market sold off.

  • Small Planes, Big Fight: Beechcraft vs Embraer Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    The U.S. government was wrong to purchase foreign aircrafts for its operations in Afghanistan, the CEO of Beechcraft told CNBC this week.

  • An attendee pauses in front of a display at a Mediobanca meeting.

    Mediobanca, under pressure to improve returns for shareholders, plans to sell almost all of its stakes in major companies, ending half a century of influence at the heart of Italian business to focus on banking.

  • Russia doesn't have a magic wand to create growth but a multi-billion dollar investment program could help revive economic growth, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.

  • Global Expansion? We’d Rather Stick With Russia: MTS Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Private mobile WiFi hotspots, which allow wireless devices to connect to the Internet, are restricted. Although use of tablets and smartphones is allowed in the venues, these devices cannot be used as wireless access points. Because London’s wireless system is likely to be strained during major events, has focused on an attempt to reduce overall bandwidth use.

    Relaxed legislation and booming profits are just two reasons why Russia's biggest mobile service provider will not bother expanding into other countries, the firm's chief executive said.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that austerity must continue in the euro zone to regain the trust of international investors.

  • Trouble Brewing: Greek Tragedy Mark Two? Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:55 AM ET

    Greece is facing another political crisis and a risk of a suspension of the IMF's bailout money.

  • A majority of lawmakers from Greece's Democratic Left party, a junior partner in the ruling coalition, are in favour of withdrawing from the government, a party official told reporters on Friday.

  • Pre-Takeover Cadbury’s Tax Avoidance Exposed Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    An investigation into the tax affairs of Cadbury's – known for its philanthropic ethos – has uncovered tax avoidance schemes former senior executives admit were “highly aggressive”, the FT reports.

  • Greece Aid Suspension Talk 'Premature': IMF's Lipton Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:49 AM ET

    Talk of a suspension of bailout money to struggling euro zone country Greece is "premature", according to a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official.

  • EU to Decide Who Pays When Banks Fail Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    A man holds a protest sign that says " no to the shutting down of banks"

    The European Union will seek on Friday to forge rules to force losses on large savers when banks fail, a sensitive reform that could shape how the euro zone deals with its sickly banks.

  • Rusal CEO: Investors Need to Relax Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:16 PM ET

    Investors need to calm down and act rationally, Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal, said on Thursday.

  • Is This Man Russia's Next Leader? Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
    Alexey Kudrin

    Alexei Kudrin is widely tipped to be Russia's next prime minister. The only trouble is, he might not want the job.

  • SNB Says it Is 'Far Away' From Ending Currency Cap Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank said it was far from ready to end its unconventional policy measures, on Thursday, unlike the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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  • Steve Pollard of Marex Spectron says coffee shipments from Brazil have been higher than expected, due to previous years' surpluses.

  • Every time the oil price looks positive or stable "out comes something negative," says Richard Mallinson, analyst at Energy Aspects.

  • Russia has been dominating the news recently and its economy is not looking good. Anastasia Nesvetailova, director at City University's political economy research centre explains more.