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  • European Markets Close Higher     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares staged a turnaround, as bank stocks closed higher.

  • ECB'S Draghi Says Currency War Talk Exaggerated Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:28 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said exchange rates are as important for growth as for price stability.

  • Barclays to Axe at Least 3,700 Jobs in 2013 Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 9:09 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays PLC.

    Barclays plans to cut at least 3,700 jobs in 2013 as part of a strategic overhaul aimed at reducing the group's annual costs by 1.7 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) by 2015.

  • Jean-Paul Agon, chief executive officer of L'Oreal SA

    L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics group, said it was open to a strategic acquisition, a day after unveiling results at the top end of expectations and a 500 million euro ($669 million) share buyback.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports Barclays announced its turnaround plan aimed at reducing the bank's annual costs, which sent the stock up over 4 percent.

  • No Sign of ETF Slowdown: Expert     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jeff Molitor, CIO Europe at Vanguard, tells CNBC why exchange-traded funds are so useful for investors and why the ETF boom is sustainable.

  • London Trumps Silicon Valley Donut Shacks: Mayor Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 4:06 AM ET

    London's mayor told CNBC the U.K. capital is far more attractive than Silicon Valley as a base for technology companies.

  • Finmeccanica Head Arrested in Corruption Probe Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 3:35 AM ET
    Giuseppe Orsi, chief executive officer of Finmeccanica SpA, left, and general manager Alessandro Pansa

    The head of Italian defense group Finmeccanica was arrested in a corruption probe centered on the sale of helicopters to the Indian government.

  • Boris Johnson Rings the Opening Bell     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European markets where stocks have opened lower.

  • Olli Rehn, EU commisioner, tells CNBC that the euro group meeting discussed exchange rate policy and the EU is 'committed to ensuring stable monetary relations'.

  • RBS Chairman Says CEO's Pay Is 'Modest' Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 1:46 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Philip Hampton has defended the bonus due to be paid to chief executive Stephen Hester even though the British bank has been punished for rigging interest rates.

  • Pope Resignation Leaves Catholic World in Shock Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 9:20 PM ET
    Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful as he arrives at the St. Peter's Basilica for a mass with newly appointed cardinals on November 25, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican.

    Pope Benedict left the Catholic world in shock after becoming the first pontiff since the Middle Ages to resign his office, saying that failing strength had left him unable to lead the church through a period of relentless change and turmoil.

  • Pope Resignation Impact on Italy     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful as he arrives at the St. Peter's Basilica

    NBC News' Claudio Lavanga reports on the Pope's abdication. And Fernando Napolitano, CEO & president, Italian Business & Investment Initiative, shares his thoughts on the Pope's resignation as well as opportunities in Italy now.

  • ECB's Weidmann Dismisses Talk of Euro Intervention Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:46 AM ET
    European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Discussions about an overvaluation of the euro are simply a diversion from governments' task of sorting out their economies, ECB's Weidmann said on Monday, resisting political pressure to weaken the currency.

  • European Stocks Weighed Down by Novo Nordisk     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European markets closed in the red as shares of Danish Pharma group Novo Nordisk fell sharply after U.S. regulators requested additional tests on the firm's new insulin drugs.

  • Europe Stocks Close Down     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday as sharp falls in Danish pharma group Novo Nordisk outweighed rallies in rival Sanofi and Dutch retailer Ahold.

  • Ladbrokes Puts Odds on the New Pope     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jessica Bridge from Ladbrokes puts odds on who will be the next pope.

  • G7 to Release Statement to Cool Currency War Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    The Group of Seven nations are considering issuing a statement reaffirming their commitment to "market-determined" exchange rates in response to heating rhetoric about a currency war.

  • Norway's $700 Billion Oil Fund Buys US Property Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    Norway's $700 billion oil fund made its first property purchase in the United States, buying minority stakes in five assets for around $600 million from financial services firm TIAA-CREF.

  • Could Weak Euro Zone GDP Spell End to Austerity? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Austerity as the solution to the euro zone's protracted debt crisis could be on the way out if another bad set of euro zone gross domestic product (GDP) numbers are released this week, according to Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics.

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