Manufacturing output in the euro zone slipped in August, failing to meet market expectations, as economic and geopolitical uncertainties hit demand in the region.» Read More
CNBC's Eunice Yoon talks with Jin Liqun, chairman of China Investment Corporation, about investing in the U.S. and the outlook on growth in China.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets were dragged lower by miners in morning trading.
President Vladimir Putin threatened to sack senior officials over a failure to fulfill his pledges on social spending.
Karen Tso takes you through the European Market open, where stocks have come in higher.
Donal O' Mahony, global strategist at Davy Research, tells CNBC that the Irish may have a jobless recovery for some time as it takes a long time to 'train plumbers to become financial analysts'.
The U.K.'s hopes of a meaningful economic recovery in the near-term were dealt another blow by the IMF which singled out the country's fiscal plan for criticism.
Laurie McIlwee, CFO of Tesco, talks to CNBC about why the company failed in the US and what their growth strategy is in Europe.
Stephen Odell, executive vice president and president of EMEA at Ford Motor, tells CNBC that there are no signs yet of a recovery in the European car market.
Italy has raised its debt issuance target for this year by nearly 10 percent and is hoping to tap demand from Asian investors to meet the goal, its head of debt management told Reuters on Tuesday.
Sandro Pierri, CEO at Pioneer Investments sees a positive growth trend in China, U.S. and Europe. He expects growth-sensitive assets to outperform, starting from equities.
Italian prosecutors said they have ordered the seizure of 1.8 billion euros ($2.4 billion) of assets from Japanese bank Nomura as part of an investigation into a suspected fraud.
London staged its biggest political funeral in almost half a century as leaders gathered to say goodbye to the former prime minister.
European shares closed off their session lows on Tuesday, as U.S. earnings season kicked into high gear following a slew of upbeat earnings reports from heavyweights Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola, and Johnson & Johnson. U.S. shares were boosted by the news and the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 Index closed provisionally down.
European shares closed off their session lows on Tuesday, as U.S. earnings season kicked into high gear following a slew of upbeat earnings reports from heavyweights Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola, and Johnson & Johnson.
Peter Schaffrik, head of european rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, tells CNBC the recent fall in commodity prices is good for European countries which tend to be net importers of commodities.
The governor of Cyprus's central bank failed to regulate its banking system effectively, the island's president Nicos Anastasiades told ECB chief Mario Draghi.
Malta's banking sector is seven-times the size of its economy and proportionally bigger than that of Cyprus, but Fitch Ratings said although it is less at risk in the short-term, it could still fall foul of EU leaders' crackdown on outsized and offshore bank sectors.
The International Monetary Fund has urged advanced economies to use "all prudent measures" to boost sluggish demand, including monetary policy, even as it trimmed 2013 growth forecasts for the global economy to 3.25 percent.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports European shares drifted lower as worries about the global outlook; a heavy sell-off in commodities; and two explosions at the Boston Marathon prompted investors to avoid risk.
Italian lawmakers will begin voting on Thursday to elect a new president, in the hope that they can end the country's political impasse, over which concerns are growing.
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Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses sterling following the U.K.'s weak manufacturing data and discusses the outlook for the currency.
Nina Schick, analyst at Open Europe, comments on the appointment of Donald Tusk as European Council president and the potential for France's Pierre Moscovici to become commissioner for economic affairs.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says that as the theme for the rest of the year will be diverging economic performance between U.S., Europe and Japan, we should go long on the dollar.