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Japanese stocks plunged 9 percent off intraday highs on Thursday as weak Chinese data added to growing fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve may withdraw its bond buying sooner than expected.
The world's biggest investors are seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.
Lothar Mentel, Chief Investment Officer at Tatton Investment Management says the recent rally shows a confused market and expects some volatility ahead.
A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street on Wednesday, in what the government said appeared to be a terrorist attack.
European parliament president Martin Schulz gave European Union officials a measly three out of ten for their handling of the euro zone crisis.
Cyprus faces substantial risks to its economic outlook and its recession could be deeper than forecast, the country's central bank governor said in a prepared speech on Wednesday.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, mirroring gains in the U.S. after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated his commitment to maintaining loose monetary policy.
News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting similar to the public disorder seen in Paris and London in recent years has come as a surprise.
Millions of Italians are too poor to heat their homes, eat adequately or go on holiday, Italy reported on Wednesday.
Sterling tumbled following minutes released by the Bank of England and disappointing retail sales, as the IMF warned the U.K. is at risk of "permanent damage" if its growth remains persistently slow.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors look for signs from the Fed's Bernanke on whether the current stimulus program will be tapered.
David Cameron, British prime minister, tells CNBC ahead of the EU Summit on tax fraud that he 'believes in low taxes for businesses' and highlights that international cooperation is crucial to tackle tax evasion.
As EU regulators mull introducing the world's strictest bonus cap, the president of the European parliament told CNBC that the plan could put pressure on the U.S. to follow suit.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, rejects the idea that implementing tougher bonus limits will reduce European banks' competitiveness.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, has warned that revelations of tax evasion by major companies were leading to a loss of trust among the European public.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, talks about the likelihood of a referendum on EU membership and says a "Brixit" could still happen in the coming five years.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, told CNBC that growing concerns over tax evasion was leading to a loss of trust among the European public.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
Austerity opera "El crepusculo del ladrillo," premiered on Sunday in la Tabacalera, a rundown tobacco factory in downtown Madrid, to rapturous applause.
Simon Waxley, senior portfolio management at Whitebox Advisors, tells CNBC that Europe is in a dislocation at the moment and they are trying to exploit moves around this.
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Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, says there are structural problems across many economies meaning the normalization of bond yields at 3 percent is a "pipedream".
Carlo Gallo, director at Enquirisk, says Russia economic situation is likely to deteriorate further as the oil price remains low and the sanctions bite.
Carlo Gallo, director at Enquirisk, says the low oil price is likely to lead to a cut back on public spending in Russia fueling "resentment" by the population against the government.