The ECB will commence its monthly 60-billion-euro ($66.3 billion) bond purchases on March 9, bank head Mario Draghi said Thursday.» Read More
All five of the U.K.'s biggest banks posted profits for the first half of 2013, but a report on Monday warned that banks and regulators may be too focused on combating the wrongs of the past to take heed of future threats.
Spanish banks' bad loans as a percentage of total credit rose to 11.6 percent in June, the highest level on record, Bank of Spain data showed on Monday.
Norway's Statoil has sold stakes in key oil fields to OMV, freeing at least $2.65 billion for capital expenditure and boosting the Austrian firm's presence in Norway's booming oil industry.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German elections in September were a "very close call" and that it would be foolish to see the result as a foregone conclusion, despite her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leading polls.
Despite growing fears of a housing bubble, the chief executive of Bovis Homes told CNBC that a future rise in interest rates has been priced in by lenders as the homebuilder posted a 50 percent increase in housing operating profits.
As the number of "low alcohol" wines continues to grow, industry experts are divided over the demand for these products – and whether their taste will satisfy the sommelier's palate.
The Italian Prime Minister on Sunday warned that a government collapse would undermine economic recovery and anger voters after local media reported center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi was poised to pull the plug on the executive.
Greece dismissed the chairman of its privatization agency on Sunday after a newspaper exposed how he used the private plane of a businessman who had just bought a state company to go on holiday.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood accused security forces of killing dozens of detained Islamists, upping the pressure in a crisis that has rocked the Arab world's most populous state.
One of the U.K.'s top business lobbying organizations has raised its growth forecasts for the U.K. this year and next after a better-than-expected round of economic data, but warned that unemployment will be "sticky".
Mining giant Glencore Xstrata is expected to write down the value of assets inherited from Xstrata by as much as $7 billion, when it reports first-half earnings on Tuesday.
Remember the days when you could take a mortgage big enough to buy a house and furnish it, a car to park outside and a holiday to celebrate? Those days haven't gone away in parts of Europe.
The Premier League's chief executive hit back at Manchester United's boss, saying David Moyes was simply having a "moan" when he questioned the fairness of the fixture list.
"Taper terror" has investors once again running for cover, spurring a broad selloff this week in global equities and bonds. But, the euro has been spared.
Shipping group Moller-Maersk delivered better-than-expected earnings on Friday and lifted its profit target, but the group's CEO warned that the outlook for container shipping remained challenging.
Top business people around the world hope that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's re-election would strengthen the euro zone's economic prospects, the FT reports.
A decrease in Norway's market share of salmon exports to China could be due to the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to a jailed Chinese dissident. The FT reports.
For investors still uncertain about the euro zone's prospects, analysts say there is a safer way to play its nascent recovery: Buy shares of U.S. companies that do a lot of business there.
As the cost of going to university continues to grow – and experts warn student debt in the U.K. could hit a whopping £85,000 ($132,000) per head – new research brings some good news for budding students.
The French government is lobbying its citizens to opt for domestic products over imports, but a new report suggested it could leave them $398 a month poorer.
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European equities ended higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) set a start date for its bond-buying program and upped economic growth forecasts for the euro zone.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, talks about China lowering its growth target for 2015.
Gareth Isaac, fund manager of fixed income at Schroders, gives his reaction to the latest European Central Bank meeting and its discussion on the bond-buying program.