Europe News


  • Portugal, Ireland Could Get 7-Year Bailout Extensions Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    Euro zone finance ministers will probably agree on Friday to give Ireland and Portugal seven more years to repay loans from the European Union, a senior official said on Thursday.

  • Crash Spurs Race for New Bitcoin Exchanges Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:58 AM ET

    The rush to build a more reliable exchange for bitcoin is under way after a price crash disgruntled customers who directed their anger against the currency's major exchange.

  • Goldman's O'Neill & the Economics of Europe  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, takes a look at how Japan's monetary policy is having "enormous spillover" across markets all over the world.

  • Cyprus Central Bank Denies Plan to Sell Gold Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    The Central Bank of Cyprus denied that it will sell 400 million euros ($525 million) worth of its gold reserves as part of the conditions to Europe's bailout of the island state.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets moved higher in anticipation of the U.S. weekly jobless claims report.

  • Trade of the Day: Buy Physical Copper?  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 5:49 AM ET

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts on CNBC have been telling us this morning

  • No Bank Is Too Big To Fail: Expert  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Olly Burrows, senior banks analyst at Rabobank, comments on the head of the IMF's warning that big banks are still under threat and on the situation in Slovenia.

  • Roche Sales Beat Forecasts Despite Pricing Pressure Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    The launch of new cancer medicines and a strong flu season in the U.S. helped Roche post a six percent rise in first quarter sales, Daniel O'Day, chief operating officer of the company's pharmaceuticals division told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Marks & Spencer Hit by High Street Price War Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 3:08 AM ET

    A bastion of the U.K. high street, Marks & Spencer, reported a drop in non-food sales in the first three months of the year, numbers which are likely to inflame shareholder concerns over the company's management and retail strategy.

  • European Markets Open Mixed  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.

  • Rotation Story Is Wrong: Fund Manager  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, tells CNBC that the 'great rotation' has been wrong and bonds have kept going as all the institutional money is staying in bonds.

  • Deutsche Telekom Sweetens MetroPCS Bid Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    Deutsche Telekom sweetened its terms for the proposed merger between T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications by reducing the combined company's debt.

  • France's Richest Man Ends Belgian Citizenship Bid Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:47 AM ET
    Luxury group LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault.

    Bernard Arnault, France's richest man, has abandoned attempts to obtain Belgian nationality and will keep paying tax in his native country.

  • Spain Politicians Raise Walls to Keep Out Protestors Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:33 AM ET

    Spanish police will erect barriers around politicians' residences to shield them from protests over the growing number of home evictions and to call for changes to mortgage laws.

  • Hedge Fund Redemptions Rise on Cyprus Crisis Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:13 AM ET

    Investors took more cash out of hedge funds than they put in over the past month.

  • No Plans to Tap Markets for Cash: DnB  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Rune Bjerke, Group Chief Executive Officer at DnB Bank, says the bank is making solid profit and he remains optimistic that the ongoing supreme court case will be sorted out soon with clients well compensated.

  • 'Massive' Deficit Cuts Hurt Growth: IMF’s Lagarde Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    More needs to be done to promote global economic growth, and any additional U.S. deficit reduction needs to be restrained, the IMF's Christine Lagarde told CNBC.

  • Cyprus to Liquidate Most of Its Gold Reserves Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    Cyprus plans to sell 400 million euros' worth of reserves to finance part of its bailout, according to European Commission documents. The move marks the biggest euro zone bullion sale in four years.

  • Europe Shares Close at 1-Week High Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    European shares extended gains to close sharply higher on Wednesday, with investor sentiment boosted by U.S. stocks reaching record highs and a successful Italian bond auction.

  • Brent to Hold Above $100: Expert  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, tells CNBC that Brent should hold above $100 for the foreseeable future, although downward pressures remain.

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Europe Video

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