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European shares closed lower on Monday, after news of an unexpected slowdown in China sparked a commodities sell-off.
James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, tells CNBC why he remains cautious on U.S. equities despite expecting better-than-anticipated earnings.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe, as shares closed lower sparked by a sell-off in commodities.
Greece received a clean bill of health from its international creditors on Monday, securing more rescue aid and prompting its finance minister to say he would ask for much more debt relief.
Britain's biggest retail bank Lloyds received more complaints than any of its rivals in the second half of 2012, data published by the U.K.'s financial regulator showed.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets moved lower by an unexpected slowdown in China. And, CNBC's Eunice Yoon breaks down the disappointing data on China's gross domestic product, which grew an annual 7.7 percent in the first quarter, below the expected 8 percent level.
Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, questions whether a banking union is necessary as the euro zone is slowly "moving in the right direction".
Markus Blume, head of the economic commission at the CSU, tells CNBC that the German people respect that there are no simple solutions to the euro problem.
Vittorio Grilli, the Italian Finance Minister, talks to CNBC about setting up a European banking union and the missing ingredient of growth.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
The tide is turning in Europe. Austerity, long seen as the most appropriate medicine for the continent's debt-wracked economies, is fast losing favor.
German opposition leader Peer Steinbrueck has warned Europe could see a repeat of the Cyprus crisis even as the bailout costs for the island nation have ballooned, adding that Cyprus must foot the added costs.
John Longworth, director general of the British Chamber of Commerce, tells CNBC which powers British businesses would like repatriated back to Westminster from Europe.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that in the very long-term Cyprus will be able to find the money for its share of its bailout deal.
Creditors of the European arm of Lehman Brothers, which collapsed in September 2008, may be repaid in full, administrators said.
Luis de Guindos, Spain's finance minister, tells CNBC's Julia Chatterley that it is misleading to say that the reduction of the fiscal deficit is anti-growth.
Peer Steinbruck, chancellor candidate for the Social Democrat Party, tells CNBC that there is excessive austerity in countries like Greece and Portugal.
As recently as the early 1990s, the idea that Sweden could be a model of anything except socialism gone awry would have been laughable. But economic reforms and market liberalization have lit a fire under the economy.
Anders Borg, the Swedish finance minister, tells CNBC what progress has been made so far on a European banking union.
Cyprus will relax requirements for citizenship, including for bank depositors who lost large amounts of money in the deal with the EU and IMF, the president said on Sunday.
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Jinn is an app that allows users to order anything from any shop in London and get it delivered within 60 minutes, explains co-founder and CEO, Leon Herrera.
Andrew Wood, an associate fellow at Chatham House, discusses the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis and what can be done to stop Russian aggression.
European closed mostly flat on Friday the U.K. raised the odds of a terrorist attack on its soil to "severe" from "substantial".