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At Davos, there doesn't appear to be an immediate financial crisis. The world looks to be in a state of precarious stability.
Optimistic shareholder expectations seem out of kilter with weak projections for global economic growth. Companies must grow rapidly to meet analyst expectations.
CEOs, many of whom are gathering in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for this year's World Economic Forum, are feeling less optimistic about their companies' growth prospects than last year or the year before, PwC said Tuesday.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports all the major headlines in Europe as the markets close, including new pay cuts that triggered transport strikes in Greece.
John Authers, investment editor and head of Lex column at the Financial Times, tells CNBC why he's wary of the belief that disaster within the euro zone has been averted.
Cyprus, rather than Spain or Greece, poses the biggest risk to the euro zone, says Charles Dallara, the director of the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
Cyprus, rather than Spain, Italy or Greece, poses the biggest sovereign risk to the euro zone, according to Charles Dallara, the managing director of the Washington-based bank lobby group, the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
The EU's economic and monetary affairs commissioner Olli Rehn has told CNBC that he backs the idea of granting an extension to Ireland and Portugal on their bailout loans.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is facing an escalating political storm after his former party treasurer was accused of tax evasion and fraud linked to a 22 million euro fortune hidden in Swiss bank accounts.
As business leaders from across the world prepare to touch down in Switzerland, a new survey has revealed that just 18 percent of the public trusts business leaders to tell the truth.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including how the markets reacted to the Bank of Japan's news it will adopt a 2 percent inflation plan.
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, tells CNBC that the ZEW investor survey is an example of more positivity and optimism around the economic outlook but there may still be some disappointments to come.
Ahead of Prime Minister David Cameron's speech outlining his vision for the new U.K. relationship with the European Union, a recent poll shows that the majority of young people in the U.K. back the "European project".
Loading central banks with more tasks and pressing them to pursue more aggressive monetary policies could risk a round of competitive devaluations, European Central Bank policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Monday, citing pressure on the Bank of Japan.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened lower.
European companies are under mounting pressure to come clean about overpriced acquisitions after regulators found that losses taken on past deals were suspiciously low. The FT reports.
The idea of converting offices into residential property as a way of encouraging house-building is not a new one; David Cameron first flighted the policy two years ago, the FT reports.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, tells CNBC that the relationship between France and Germany is now more important than even the last decade.
World unemployment could top record levels this year and continue rising until 2017, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Tuesday in its annual employment report.
Fragile economies and extreme weather have combined to crank up the global risk dial in the past year, creating an increasingly dangerous mix, according to the World Economic Forum.
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Eduard Zehetner, CEO of Immofinanz, explains that he wrote off exposure to Ukraine property five years ago, but that investments in Moscow property are the most profitable he has in his portfolio.
Edmund Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says the message regarding bonus payouts from Barclays' shareholders "couldn't be clearer," and discusses whether this could happen at other banks.
Emiliano Mellino, senior France correspondent at DealReporter, says that if an Alstom/GE deal was focused on the energy asset, it might be "easier to pull off."