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  • European Shares Highest Since 2008     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the top business headlines from Europe, including a look at what drove markets higher in the euro zone.

  • Europe Will Remain Weak: Experts     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, and Chris Kacher, managing director of Virtue of Selfish Investing discuss why Europe remains weak versus US positivity.

  • Bank of England Chief Calls for the Break Up of RBS Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 9:30 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    The head of Britain's central bank called on the government to break up Royal Bank of Scotland so the state-backed lender can return to health and be sold to the private sector.

  • French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy might make a comeback bid in 2017, a sense of duty to fix the economy might oblige him to run.

  • Expectations Low for UBS Bankers Awaiting Bonus Awards Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Swiss bank UBS will tell its employees what bonus they will be receiving for 2012, a year in which staff endured a radical restructuring.

  • Microsoft Fined $731 Million for Broken Promise Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer.

    The European Union fined Microsoft Corp 561 million euros ($731 million) for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser, an unprecedented sanction that will act as a warning to other firms involved in EU antitrust disputes.

  • Watch Out: Sterling May Get ‘Smoked,’ HSBC Warns Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    The decline of sterling has been much faster and more aggressive than expected and it is set to continue, David Bloom at HSBC told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Telecoms Move European Shares Higher     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans has the top business news headlines from Europe, including reports Vodafone is in talks with communications company Verizon.

  • Take Chips Off the Table, Catastrophe Brewing: Pro Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:34 AM ET

    Bonds, equities and the pound are heading towards a "catastrophe", according to technical analysis by Charles Nenner, founder and head of research of the Charles Nenner Research Center which focuses on the cycle analysis of markets.

  • Europe Data Could Halt Market Climb: Expert     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Gervais Williams, MD of Miton Group, tells CNBC that poor European data could well prompt setbacks in the market from current record highs.

  • Europe Property Investors Rediscover Risk Appetite Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:10 AM ET
    London

    European property investors are regaining their appetite for riskier assets, as fears over the euro zone's economic stability ease and sought-after properties in the best neighborhoods become too expensive, a survey showed.

  • President Giorgio Napolitano is considering appointing a new technocrat government led by a non-politician as one way out of Italy's political stalemate, Italian officials said on Tuesday.

  • Monetary Policy Moving Markets     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Dan Scott, Head of Event Driven research at Credit Suisse; Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets says monetary policy is still the big game changer in markets.

  • StanChart Asia CEO: Focus on Banker Bonuses 'Unfair' Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:31 PM ET

    Fresh regulations on banker bonuses is a risk for Standard Chartered, warned CEO of the bank's Asia division, Jaspal Bindra, who said an unfair amount of attention has been paid to the issue.

  • Oil Industry Mulls Next Steps for Venezuela Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:41 PM ET
    Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez hold an allusive poster while gathering in front of the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013, after knowing of their leader's death.

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death is not likely to result in near-term changes to the Venezuelan oil industry or global energy landscape, but it could ultimately result in political change that would reopen the country's energy industry to foreign investment.

  • Swiss Rethink Relationship With World’s Super-Rich Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Geneva, Switzerland

    The zeal with which Swiss citizens backed the curbs on executive pay is just the latest sign that Switzerland's relationship with the ultra-wealthy is beginning to change.

  • Isolated Britain Fails to Avert EU Bank Bonus Cap Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    City of London

    Britain was left isolated in Europe on Tuesday after it failed to secure backing to water down new EU rules limiting bankers' bonuses, a measure that could threaten London's dominance as a financial center.

  • Europe Shares Close Higher After Upbeat Data     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday after upbeat business data from both the U.S. and Europe.

  • European Markets Close Higher     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports upbeat economic data drove stocks higher in Europe today.

  • EU Bonus Caps Will Hurt Banking: Expert     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Jon Terry, partner in reward and compensation at PWC, tells CNBC that caps on bankers' bonuses which will prevent pay from being linked to performance, are undoubtedly a bad thing for the industry.

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