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  • Europe Pares Losses After Upbeat US Earnings Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    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 Market Closes Lower     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    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.

  • EU to Gain From Low Commodity Prices: Pro     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Cyprus Central Bank Failed Its Job, President Tells ECB Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    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 Banks Could Face European Crackdown: Fitch Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    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.

  • IMF: There Is No Silver Bullet for Debt Concerns Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 8:42 AM ET
    Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund

    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.

  • Global Markets: Europe Extends Losses     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    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.

  • Italy's Two Options: Hardball or Consensus Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:53 AM ET
    A view of the main facade of the Italian Parliament, Palazzo Montecitorio.

    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.

  • Why The Latest Anti-Euro Party Is a Major Concern Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Anti-euro political parties are on the rise, find out why this one has analysts particularly worried.

  • EU to Explore 'Frontloading' Payments to Cyprus Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    A Bank of Cyprus branch in Nicosia, Cyprus

    The European Commission will propose "frontloading" payments to Cyprus from the EU budget so that allocations for the next seven years are paid early.

  • Could Norway Become a Victim of Its Own Success? Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:57 AM ET

    There could be trouble ahead for one of Europe's best performing economies, the leader of the country's opposition party warned.

  • France Finds Most Horsemeat in EU DNA Tests Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    France found more cases of illegal horsemeat in beef products than any other EU country, early results of DNA tests ordered in the wake of the scandal showed.

  • How Realistic Is a German Euro Exit?     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Karsten Schroeder, CEO and chairman at Amplitude Capital, tells CNBC that Merkel's popularity in Germany is only due to a lack of a better alternative.

  • European Markets Open Lower     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower due to terrorism in Boston.

  • Britain's Butler Boom Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:56 AM ET

    Britain's economy is showing one unexpected bright spot: the job market for butlers is booming.

  • The US Is Back to Pre-Crisis Economy: CEO     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Hamid Moghadam, chairman and CEO or Prologis tells CNBC that the US is back to where it was pre-crisis, but extra people mean that it still has a way to go.

  • Early Retirement Could Solve Unemployment: Merkel Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:22 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Monday the European Union should finance early retirement schemes as a way of combating high youth unemployment.

  • Alleged HSBC Data Thief Appears in Spain Court Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:16 AM ET

    A former HSBC employee wanted in Switzerland on allegations of stealing data on bank accounts came before a Spanish court, arguing he was a whistleblower fighting corruption.

  • French Cabinet Has 'Huge Wealth,' 8 Millionaires Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:14 AM ET
    French President Francois Hollande

    France's Socialist government contains eight millionaires, a list of ministers' personal assets showed on Monday, dealing a blow to the image built by President Francois Hollande.

  • Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital says crisis management is appallingly bad in Europe, but he points to Latvia as an example of a success story in governmental austerity measures.

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