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  • EU Aims to Get 40% of Top Positions Filled by Women Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    European politicians backed proposals to increase the number of women on the boards of top European companies on Tuesday.

  • Greek Think Tank Forecasts Deeper Recession Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Greece's economy could shrink by as much as 5 percent this year, the Athens-based IOBE think tank said on Tuesday, revising down its previous projection and offering a more pessimistic forecast than the country's foreign lenders.

  • IMF Flags Top 3 Threats to Growth Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund downgraded its global growth outlook for 2013 on Tuesday, and warned of three "new risks" that threaten to derail the global economic recovery.

  • Egypt Names Interim Prime Minister Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    An anti-President Mohammed Morsi poster is viewed as as thousands of Egyptian protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square as the deadline given by the military to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi passes on July 3, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.

    Egypt's interim president on Tuesday named liberal economist and former finance minister Hazem el-Beblawi as prime minister in a transitional government, as the authorities sought to steer the country to new parliamentary and presidential elections.

  • Captain of Wrecked Cruise Ship on Trial in Italy Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
    Francesco Schettino

    The trial of the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner began Tuesday in a courtroom that accommodates all the survivors and relatives of the 32 victims who want to see justice carried out in the 2012 tragedy, but the hearing was quickly postponed.

  • 'House on Fire': Executives Slam France’s Hollande Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    France's President Francois Hollande has an ever growing in-tray

    A letter from leading French chief executives accusing François Hollande of destroying the economy comes as Nicolas Sarkozy emerges on to the political scene once more.

  • Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain.

    The corruption scandal surrounding Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy erupted once more on Tuesday, and one analyst warned that financial markets could be in for more pain.

  • Turkey 'Looks Vulnerable' as Unrest Flares Again Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:54 AM ET
    Protesters in Istanbul on July 8, 2013

    More clashes between protesters and police have put Turkey's social unrest back in the spotlight, following steps to shore up its weakening currency.

  • Shell Names Beurden as CEO to Replace Voser Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:37 AM ET
    Ben van Beurden

    Royal Dutch Shell said its Downstream Director Ben van Beurden would take over as group chief executive from next year, to replace Peter Voser.

  • M&S Clothing Sales Fall for 8th Straight Quarter Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    British retailer Marks & Spencer posted an eighth consecutive quarterly fall in underlying sales of general merchandise, though the outcome did represent a slowing in the rate of decline.

  • UK House Prices Gallop Higher in June Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:35 AM ET

    British house prices are rising at their fastest pace in more than three years, helped by initiatives to reduce borrowing costs.

  • Here's How to Trade Oil Given the Egypt Crisis Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 10:21 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy gives you a strategy to trade oil amid the current geo-political risks.

  • Greece May Reach Surplus by End of 2013: Lagarde Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 9:10 PM ET
    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde

    Greece's budget could be back in surplus by the end of the year, although a lot of work still needs to be done in terms of reforms, says IMF's Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

  • Risky Business: UK Companies Go for Growth Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    The sun rises over skyscrapers in the Canary Wharf business district in London, U.K.

    An increasing number of British chief financial officers believe now is the time to take risk onto their balance sheets amid a shift towards expansionary strategies, according to new research by Deloitte.

  • Greece secures an $8.7 billion lifeline from the euro zone but is told it must keep its promises on cutting public sector jobs and other reforms in order to get all the cash.

  • 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?

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  • UK polls show race tied

    Who's going to walk into 10 Downing Street as the U.K.'s Prime Minister? Damian Lyons Lowe, CEO of Survation, weighs in with his thoughts on the U.K. party leaders.

  • Europe shares end mostly higher as euro rallies

    European equities closed mostly higher on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings reports and new economic data, as the euro rallied against the dollar.

  • UK elections: Who's better for business?

    Ahead of the UK elections, Bill O'Neill, head of the UK investment office at UBS Wealth Management, talks about which UK political party would be better for business, especially with the heated discussion on an EU referendum.