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  • You Invest. The World's in Flames. Now What? Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    Egyptian opposition protesters chant during a demonstration in Tahrir Square as part of the 'Tamarod' campaign in Cairo, Egypt.

    Geopolitical turmoil and crises can roil markets and leave unwary investors with large losses. Learn how to identify turmoil's many forms and limit your exposure and risks.

  • France Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici

    France's finance minister, Pierre Moscovici, has called on his country's business community to be conscious of the need for reform, and has attacked what he described as "French-bashing."

  • Massacre in Egypt as Supporters Clash With Military Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohamed Morsi shouts during a protest

    At least 51 people were killed and 435 injured in clashes early Monday in the Egyptian capital, the Ministry of Health said.

  • ECB's Draghi Defends Interest Rate Guidance Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 10:48 AM ET

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi reiterated on Monday his commitment to low interest rates, saying higher rates were not currently warranted.

  • The Accidental Tourists: Asia Flocks to Europe Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    Throughout discussions in Europe, two questions surfaced: 1) what happened to the weather, and 2) what's happened to the tourists, specifically European tourists?

  • China Fears to Weigh on Europe’s Earnings Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    Analysts flagged China’s slowdown as a key risk to second quarter earnings season in Europe, as markets await numbers from U.S. bellweather Alcoa.

  • UK Backs Plans to Jail Reckless Bankers Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 9:13 AM ET

    Senior bankers found guilty of "reckless misconduct" could face prison, according to plans backed by the U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer.

  • UK Deports Terror Suspect; Pledges Law Change Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 9:09 AM ET
    Muslim Cleric Abu Qatada is driven out of the prison gates.

    U.K. justice ministers pledged to change the country's human rights laws, after radical cleric Abu Qatada was finally extradited to Jordan.

  • Saga Hunts for New CEO Ahead of Possible IPO Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 7:38 AM ET

    Travel and insurance company Saga is to launch a search for a new chief executive, ahead of potential plans for a £3 billion ($4.5 billion) stock market float.

  • The Lions celebrate their victory

    The British Lions team selection just goes to show that taking a contrary view from the mainstream can be a very profitable strategy.

  • Greece Close to Unlocking New Bailout Funds Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    Experts representing Greece's international lenders have reached an agreement with the Greek authorities in Athens on further reforms the country is required to implement in return for new bailout funds.

  • IMF May Be Forced to Eat Humble Pie Over UK Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 3:54 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be forced into an embarrassing U-turn this week and upgrade growth forecasts for the U.K, analysts said on Monday.

  • ECB Cannot Solve Crisis, Says Bundesbank Chief Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 11:37 PM ET
    Jens Weidmann

    The European Central Bank cannot solve the euro zone crisis, Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann told economists on Sunday, pressing governments to get their economies in shape.

  • Andy Murray Enters British Sporting Folklore Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 8:41 PM ET
    Andy Murray poses with the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on July 7, 2013.

    The last few heart-pounding strides towards the summit proved the most precarious for Andy Murray as he beat Novak Djokovic to end a 77-year British jinx at Wimbledon.

  • Euro Zone to Decide on Greece's Cash Injection Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    The euro zone must decide on Monday how to keep Greece on a lifeline but is divided over whether to delay aid payments to Athens in an attempt to force through unpopular reforms.

  • Egypt PM Dispute Stalls Government Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 4:12 AM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Egypt's political transition after President Mohamed Morsi was ousted by the military stumbled, after the choice of liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei as interim PM was thrown into doubt by Islamist objections.

  • Paris Manual Teaches How to Be Polite to Tourists Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    In an effort to improve tourism in a down economy, Paris officials are distributing pamphlets to teach Parisians how to not be so famously rude to visitors, reports NBC.

  • Britain's PM Wins Symbolic Vote on EU Referendum Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    David Cameron won a parliamentary vote on Friday on making a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding, but his victory is largely symbolic.

  • Workers install a natural gas pipeline.

    Britain must toughen up with oil firms that prevent smaller producers from getting access to platforms and pipelines, North Sea oil companies say.

  • EU's Olli Rehn Weighs In on Greek Aid Saga Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    Olli Rehn

    Greece’s latest tranche of aid could be made in separate instalments, European Commission Vice-President Olli Rehn said on Friday, keeping the pressure on Athens to meet international lenders' bailout demands.

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Europe Video

  • ETX to buy Alpari's client list

    Online trading company ETX is set to buy the entire client list of foreign exchange broker, Alpari. Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, discusses further.

  • India: Open for business?

    India's stocks and currency have performed strongly recently thanks, in part, to new business-friendly policies. Ashish Chauhan, Managing Director and CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange, discusses how this has reflected in stock listings.

  • Europe slumps as oil climbs; Airlines fall

    European equities closed sharply lower on Thursday following a selloff in the U.S. Wednesday and a lackluster lead from Asia.