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Zurich Insurance Group saw its net profit fall 62 percent in the third quarter, short of analysts expectations.
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The head of Spain’s biggest bank has made an impassioned plea for Europe to adopt a so-called union of its euro zone banks as an “essential” route out of the region’s crisis. The FT reports.
Spain will need no further austerity measures until the end of next year even though it will easily miss its deficit targets, the EU’s top economic official announced on Wednesday in the clearest sign yet Brussels is backing away from an austerity-focused crisis response. The FT reports.
The clouds hanging over European consumers and dampening spending show no sign of lifting, as consumer confidence in the region continues to be the lowest in the world.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports millions of workers across Europe went on strike today to protest austerity measures, and stocks headed into red territory.
Sotheby's staged the biggest auction in its 268-year history on Tuesday, led by a $75 million Mark Rothko and a record-setting $40 million work by Jackson Pollock at its post-war and contemporary art sale.
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Asia will continue to drive profits for British insurer Prudential as the continent eclipses its home market , the company’s CEO told CNBC Wednesday, with the company hoping to benefit from growth in China.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks retreat from the previous day's gains.
U.S. markets may rally once more before slumping for the subsequent six to 18 months, according to a research note by Nomura Strategist Bob Janjuah.
The government is prepared to delay its flagship welfare reform amid fears the complex changes may need to be more thoroughly tested before being extended to all benefit claimants, the Financial Times has learnt.
The financial industry should not go “overboard” in cutting costs in reaction to current market conditions, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs has warned, a day before the bank is poised to announce one of its smallest ever groups of new partners. The FT reports.
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Bargain-hunting and talk of a financial aid deal for Greece pushed European shares into a positive close, despite gloomy German data and negative corporate news.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares closed slightly higher on Tuesday, as U.S. stocks were up ahead of fiscal cliff talks, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
The latest plot turn in the Greek drama has this strategist rethinking his euro view.
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Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.