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  • France in 'Free Fall' as Fund Managers Short Bonds Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:38 AM ET

    New research shows the French public now have less faith in their economy and the European Union than the Spanish or the Italians.

  • Euro Zone Yields Driven Higher By Treasurys: Pro  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Don Smith, government bond strategist at ICAP, tells CNBC that yield levels across the euro zone are edging higher but not because of the euro zone, it's being driven by treasurys.

  • EU Finance Ministers On Britain's Membership  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:13 AM ET

    European finance ministers speak to CNBC about whether there's a credible threat of Britain leaving the European Union.

  • Europe Needs a 'Rambo' to Make Decisions: Pro  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:10 AM ET

    Richard Hoey, chief economist at BNY Mellon, tells CNBC that the European economy is about to hit the bottom of the saucer, with a very slow recovery.

  • The UK Needs an EU Referendum ASAP: UKIP's Farage  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:07 AM ET

    Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), tells CNBC's Steve Sedgwick that David Cameron needs to have a proper, sincere negotiation about getting powers back from the EU.

  • Markets Wrongly Positioned for Recovery: Pro  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth & Investment, says that despite knowing that the three global driving economies will grow in 2014, markets are wrongly positioned.

  • European Market Opens Higher  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels.

  • Commerzbank Offers Shares at Deep Discount Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:56 AM ET

    Commerzbank is offering shares at a deep discount in a 2.5 billion euro ($3.3 billion) capital increase aimed at repaying funds it owes to the German government and insurer Allianz.

  • Call the Lawyers: France Gets Serious on Bank Union Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:20 AM ET
    France Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici

    As disagreement grows over whether a system to wind up Europe's failing banks - a central tenet to region-wide banking union – requires treaty change, France's finance minister told CNBC that Europe should let its lawyers work it out.

  • DSM CEO: It Takes 'Guts' to Reinvent Yourself  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, talks about the need for companies to "reinvent" themselves and DSM's acquisition strategy.

  • Bond Market 'Remains Nervous': Pro  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Christoph Rieger, head of interest rate strategy at Commerzbank, comments on recent bond trends and explains why peripheral bonds are higher despite consolidation in core countries.

  • Greece plans to sell bonds at some point early in 2014, ending four years of exclusion from international capital markets, the country's PM Antonis Samaras said on Monday.

  • France Says 'Non' to Austerity: French Fin Min  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:42 AM ET

    Pierre Moscovici, France finance minister, says that he is serious about France's economy but that he and the French people "refuse" austerity.

  • Cameron to Publish EU Vote Bill to Defuse Party Revolt Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:13 AM ET
    Stickers supporting the UKIP party are seen on cars parked outside at the UKIP 2013 Spring Conference

    Britain's ruling Conservatives will unveil a draft bill on Tuesday that could make Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding.

  • EU Does Not Need Treaty Change: France Fin Min  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Pierre Moscovici, France finance minister, reiterates his view that the European Union does not need a treaty change to implement its banking union.

  • Can the UK Really Leave the EU?  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, discusses the U.K's place in the European Union and the possible implementation of a banking union in the single currency bloc.

  • Traders: Buyers Fatigue  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson explains what is holding back stocks today.

  • Prosecutor Seeks Six-Year Jail Term for Berlusconi Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    An Italian prosecutor is seeking a six-year jail sentence for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly having sex with an underage nightclub dancer.

  • European Markets Close Lower  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.

  • European Markets Close Slightly Lower  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open where stocks have closed slightly lower.

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