Europe News


  • We've Made Progress On Taxes Today: Swedish Fin Min  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Anders Borg the Swedish Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are going to start negotiations with Switzerland and Lichtenstein and others based on anti-tax haven legislation.

  • European Markets Pare Loses  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as shares moved higher after hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC he is "definitely bullish" on stocks.

  • European Markets Close Higher  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have finished slightly higher.

  • Can Japan Keep Control of Its Bond Market?  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Richard Farr, Boenning & Scattergood, about the impact of Japan's cheap money on the European bond market.

  • Uros Cufer, the Slovenian Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are planning the first bad bank asset transfer in June.

  • Multinationals Will Benefit From Banking Union: Pro  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Bailin, global head of managed investments at Citi Private Bank, tells CNBC that the faster banking union comes, the more confidence there will be in the banking system.

  • Slovenia Bank Restructuring to Begin Next Month Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The bailouts of the weakest banks in Slovenia should begin next month, the country's finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday, but he insisted that he is not concerned with the timeframe of the process.

  • Short Story: Sterling Expected to Fall Further Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    Despite recent positive data for the U.K. economy, analysts believe sterling will move even lower this week with the latest inflation report on Wednesday.

  • France's Moscovici Says ‘Non’ to Austerity Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:19 AM ET
    French Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade Minister Pierre Moscovici

    France's finance minister told CNBC on Monday he is serious about France's economy, but stressed that he and the French people "refuse" austerity.

  • Europe Needs a Rambo To Make Decisions: Economist Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:32 AM ET
    Actor Sylvester Stallone poses during a photocall for the movie 'Rambo'

    Europe's leaders need to act decisively on banking union in order to spur the region's economic recovery, Richard Hoey, chief economist at BNY Mellon told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Euro Zone Faces Additional Challenges  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, discusses Germany's role in controlling Europe's economic policies and weighs in on whether the UK will leave the EU.

  • Poland to Grow Ireland-Style as Crisis Heads East Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:30 AM ET
    Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland

    Poland is forecast to grow in line with crisis-mired Ireland this year, as euro zone woes hit Eastern Europe.

  • Global Markets Update: European Shares Lower  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as worse-than-expected confidence data for Germany curbed market sentiment.

  • Euro Zone Factory Output Jumps on German Strength Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 5:14 AM ET

    Output at euro zone factories rose much more strongly than expected in March to show the highest jump in 20 months.

  • Euro Is Remarkably Resilient: Pro  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, tells CNBC that the Euro has had everything thrown at it and been remarkably resilient.

  • Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union, tells CNBC that five years in to the economic crisis, austerity has failed, international institutions have failed and there's a humanitarian crisis.

  • 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.

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