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  • Nouriel Roubini: Italy a ‘Tsunami’ Risk Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    The euro zone is undergoing serious socio-political fragmentation which could lead to further de-stabilization in the bloc, Nouriel Roubini warned Friday.

  • German Production on the Rebound: Expert     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the IFO Institute discusses Germany's willingness to support weaker euro zone economies and reforms needed to kick-start growth.

  • Barclays Chief Wants 30% Staff Reduction Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    Barclays' chief executive Antony Jenkins has told investors that cost reduction is his absolute priority and he wants to find a way for the bank to operate with as few as 100,000 staff – a near 30 per cent reduction on its current headcount. The Financial Times reports.

  • Gold Warnings Surge as Banks Jump Off Bandwagon Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Nomura and Societe Generale are the latest banks to warn about gold, as several banks in recent days have cut their price forecasts and warnings about a correction for bullion have risen.

  • European Shares Edge Lower, Aviva Hit Hard     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares ended slightly lower on Thursday, held back by a post-results slump for British insurer Aviva, and some said they expected the pullback to continue in the short term.

  • European Stock Markets Have the Edge: Expert     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Kevin Gardiner, head of investment strategy at Barclays, tells CNBC that from a narrow investor viewpoint, European stock markets have the edge over most other asset classes.

  • European Markets Close Down After ECB Decision     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Thursday's market-moving stories from Europe.

  • Is the ECB Divided?     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    John Authers, senior investment columnist at the Financial Times, tells CNBC that the ECB is divided when deciding which policy avenue to follow.

  • ECB Actions a 'Non-Event': Expert     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Mewes, portfolio manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that the market reaction to the ECB press conference was completely out of context, with a "non-event" Draghi speech.

  • ECB's Draghi: Gradual Recovery in Second Half Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi called on euro zone governments to implement structural reforms on Thursday, warning that the economy should stabilize later in 2013 but that downside risks to growth remained.

  • Berlusconi Sentenced to Jail in Wiretap Trial Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    An Italian court sentenced Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday to one year in jail over the publication by his newspaper of a transcript of a leaked wiretap.

  • David Cameron

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday that the Bank of England had to play its part in getting Britain's economy growing and said the government must curb spending and borrowing.

  • Helmut Siekmann, professor at the Goethe University Frankfurt explains why he believes the ECB will not change its monetary policy in the coming few months.

  • Why Getting UK Banks to Lend Is Key     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, chief investment officer, UK, Coutts, , argues that future monetary policy in Europe should be more creative with quantitative easing going beyond gilts. He is joined by Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk, IHS Global Insight.

  • Momentum Driving Stock Markets: Saxo Bank     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank discusses the continuing stock market rally despite disappointing economic data.

  • Grillo's Rise May Threaten Berlusconi's Media Empire Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:29 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    An alliance between Beppe Grillo's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and Italy's center-left could pave the way for tough conflict of interest rules, forcing Silvio Berlusconi to choose between politics or his vast media empire.

  • Bank of England Fails to Expand Asset Purchases Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    The Bank of England kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.5 percent and kept the size of its asset purchase program at 375 billion pounds on Thursday.

  • French Unemployment Hits Highest in 14 Years Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 5:24 AM ET
    Paris, France

    France's jobless rate rose further in the last three months of 2012 to its highest since the second quarter of 1999, showing the challenge the government faces as it seeks to make good on a goal to reverse the upward trend by the end of the year.

  • Credit Boom Warning Sign? Buybacks Hit $1 Trillion Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 4:22 AM ET

    Corporate buybacks have surpassed the $1 trillion mark for the first time since 2009, a sign the credit boom is reaching new heights, according to one chief market strategist.

  • ECB Rate Cut to Come in April: Citi     Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Juergen Michels, European Economist at Citi, tells CNBC that Citi expect an ECB rate cut to come in April rather than today, as the body is forced to revise its targets down.

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