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Didier Saint Georges, a member of the investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, says the environment for European bond investors remains supportive, following the successful Portuguese 10-year bond auction.
Laszlo Andor, commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion at the European Commission, calls for greater solidarity within the euro zone.
Nearly half of all workers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India think bribery and corruption are acceptable ways to survive an economic downturn, according to a report published by Ernst & Young on Tuesday.
Hard-pressed company bosses across much of the world are under so much pressure to deliver on growth that many have resorted to cooking the books, Ernst & Young says in its latest Fraud Survey.
Angela Merkel's euro zone strategy may be backfiring, as calls grow for a more radical approach.
Germany could be dropping its opposition to a Europe-wide banking union, with the country's finance minister saying it was a "priority."
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks extend gains on better-than-expected earnings from big banks.
Napolitano rescued Italy in 2011 by replacing Berlusconi with technocrat Mario Monti. Italy's fate once again depends on the man affectionately known as "King George."
Tom Carstairs, analyst at Berenberg, highlights that results from European re-insurers have been quite strong and explains why he expects pricing pressure to impact the sector in Q3.
An influx of people from crisis-hit European countries has led to the biggest surge in German immigration in nearly 20 years.
Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO of Carlsberg, comments on quarterly results and outlines the strategy for the rest of the year with M&As in Asia, regulatory headwinds in Russia and challenges in Europe.
Paul Kavanagh, partner and senior market strategist at Killik & Co, discusses expectations ahead of HSBC's quarterly results and says that the costs cutting program will be the thing to watch.
Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup and YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) member, tells CNBC the Cyprus crisis has led to CEO confidence in the core European countries hitting its lowest level, as indicated by the YPO Global Pulse.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in higher.
The U.K.'s future in Europe returned to the political agenda on Tuesday after a former finance minister said the case for a British exit from the European Union "is clear."
Danish brewer Carlsberg kept its 2013 outlook unchanged after first-quarter operating profits and revenue rose more than forecast, partly aided by strong Asia sales.
Societe Generale, France's No. 2 listed bank, reported a 50 percent slump in quarterly profit on Tuesday on the back of a weakening domestic economy and one-off charges.
Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Markets Consultant at Saxo Bank discusses the impact of further ECB rate cuts including the option of negative deposit rates.
European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi's latest comments that further monetary easing in the euro area is possible is making euro bulls think twice, say currency analysts.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Monday's market moving events in Europe, as shares trimmed losses after comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi.
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Saker Nusseibeh, CEO of Hermes Fund Managers, says 2015 will be the financial equivalent of "Waiting for Godot" as there is uncertainty surrounding central banks' moves.
Michel Danechi, portfolio manager for the Strategic Emerging Europe fund at EI Sturdza, says that central and eastern Europe provides undervalued stocks for investors.
Speaking ahead of a key vote on Google in the European Parliament, Spanish MEP Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, says the U.S. search giant has become a "monopoly" in Europe and is stifling the competition.