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Scott Evans, head of equity salesat Espirito Santo Investment Bank, says the current monetary policy is creating a bubble and expects the European equity rally to be short-lived as longer term structural issues remain.
Cyprus was warned about its "excessive economic imbalances" and was told that financial assistance was "unavoidable" months before it requested aid, the vice president of the European Commission said on Wednesday.
Elena Panaritis, CEO and founder of T4Action, discusses how to fix the European North-South economic divide and says burden sharing should be conditional on structural reforms.
The long-term impact of rising unemployment among the young could be felt for decades, according to the International Labor Organization, which estimates that 73.4 million young people will be out of work in 2013.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, tells CNBC that it is a very challenging environment with Asia, Middle East and Latin America being the strong points.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that Europe is not stabilizing and things are getting worse from an economic standpoint.
After a string of better-than-expected economic data for the U.K., many are expecting the bank of Bank of England to keep stimulus measures unchanged at its policy meeting this week.
George Buckley, Chief UK Economist at Deutsche Bank thinks the Bank of England does not need to implement any more quantitative easing. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.
Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on what moved European markets on Tuesday, as the German DAX hit a record all-time high.
European shares closed higher following some better-than-expected earnings reports, and upbeat manufacturing data from German.
Simon Maughan, financials sector strategist at Olivetree Financial Group, discusses Germany's sudden U-turn on a banking union and what it means for Europe.
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."
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Dan Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF, says he is overweight equities outside of the U.S.
Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Partners, says 2018 or 2019 could be the end of the current U.S. economic cycle.
Jessica Simmonds, owner of Okishima and Simmonds, shows you how to make your own Christmas wreath.