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The euro zone's business downturn dragged on in April, suggesting the region may be falling deeper into recession this quarter, business surveys showed on Monday.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, comments on euro zone data and explains why the discussion over ending austerity only makes business people confused.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where the UK markets are closed for a bank holiday weekend.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates and Steve Sedgwick have a heated debate about whether Europe can be blamed for Britain's problems.
Francois Mallet, managing director of Kepler Capital Markets, tells CNBC that the CAC has done well, up almost 20 percent in a year, which shows the French local concern is not the concern of the markets.
Saying no to Yahoo's bid to take a majority stake in French online video website Dailymotion does not mean the French government is anti-business, the country's foreign minister told CNBC.
Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Société Générale, says given the European growth picture, cyclical deterioration of the labor market will continue.
Ten of thousands of French protesters marched to denounce austerity on Sunday to mark the end of President Francois Hollande's first year in office.
On Wednesday, the WTO will decide whether an insider or an outsider will break the deadlock in global trade talks.
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.
Jim O'Neill ended his 18-year career at Goldman Sachs by making one last forecast.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, discusses the performance of the DAX, which reached a new high on Friday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports April's jobs reports in the U.S. boosted EU stocks to a five-year high.
European shares closed higher on Friday after non-farm payrolls data from the U.S. came in better-than-expected.
The ruling Conservative party in the U.K. took a blow on Friday after the anti-European Union U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) made major gains at local elections.
The EU's growth forecasts are proving to be so off the mark, that the real question is whether anyone should even pay attention to them.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe, as investors await the release of nonfarm payrolls data in the U.S.
The euro zone economy will shrink by 0.4 percent this year and grow 1.2 percent next year, the European Commission said on Friday, but the recovery is expected to be too slow to reduce joblessness.
Kelly Evans discusses her experience on Worldwide Exchange and what made her year in London so memorable.
A former aide to Christine Lagarde has come under suspicion of attempting to influence a decision on the trajectory of the high-speed train line to prevent it from cutting through his mother's garden.
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European equities opened in negative territory on Thursday as oil prices resumed their decline and Greece's disagreements with its European neighbors appear more pronounced.
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the weak ruble has made the Russian market slower, but adds that he expects the company to "come through this stronger."
Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, says the austerity drive in China hit the company's high-end products, but adds that consumer momentum is returning in the world's second-largest economy.