The ECB doled out 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) in cheap loans to banks on Thursday, and released details of a new rotation system for its Governing Council.» Read More
Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.
John Wraith, fixed income Strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, tells CNBC whether he agrees that Italian bonds could fall to one percentage point over Bunds.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
David Lea, senior analyst for Europe at Control Risks, says that the makeup of the Italian government has not shown any great surprises but is not likely to last for the long-term.
Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the Fed's QE is not stimulating business investment because investors are cautious of an exit.
Andrew Economos, Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia at JP Morgan Asset Management explains why markets will become less tolerant of Abe and Kuroda when it comes to aggressive easing.
Two police officers were shot and wounded outside the Italian prime minister's office on Sunday as Enrico Letta's new government was being sworn in around a km (mile) away at the president's palace, RAI state television reported.
Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.
Italy finally has formed a new government, a coalition of Silvio Berlusconi's forces and center-left rivals who forged an unusual alliance to break a two-month stalemate.
French Socialist Party is pressing President Francois Hollande to toughen his stance towards German Chancellor Angela Merkel who it describes as "self-centered."
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about which European country is really in charge of the euro.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports stocks moved lower after Friday's GDP miss in the U.S.
European shares closed lower after U.S. growth figures missed expectations pointing to a potential slowdown in the world's biggest economy.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the repatriation of Japanese money, as Japanese investors continue to be net sellers of foreign assets, particularly European.
Italian prime minister-designate Enrico Letta could announce a new government on Saturday and go before parliament to spell out its program early next week, political sources said on Friday.
Spain will take until 2017 to meet the European Commission's budget deficit target of 3 percent of gross domestic product, the country revealed on Friday.
Economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff revealed they have received "hate-filled" and "threatening" emails since their influential research on austerity was exposed as containing a error last week.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe, as stocks shifted lower ahead of first quarter GDP data from the U.S.
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Ugandan health minister Ruhakana Rugunda discusses how the country is battling the Ebola epidemic.
Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, says the dollar will continue to strengthen pushing dollar/yen to $120 next year.
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, says that the Fed should remove the "considerable time" language in October and guide markets towards a rate hike next year.