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  • Is Europe Dragging Down US Economy?     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the global markets, and just how much what's happening Europe is impacting the U.S. markets, with Dambisa Moyo, International economist and author. "The U.S. story is much more constructive, than the European story," she says.

  • Russia: Don't Compete Through Currencies Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Russia fueled the G-20 currency war debate when the Russian finance minister criticized countries that are trying to stimulate their economies through currency devaluation.

  • Junk Bonds: Best in Class or Dangerous Bubble? Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    High-yielding risky bonds continue to perform well, and the asset class is set to be among the best performing of 2013, according to Swiss bank Sarasin.

  • European Austerity Pushing Children Into Poverty: Study Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 8:23 AM ET

    European austerity measures are punishing the most vulnerable members of society and threatening the entire social cohesion of Europe, according to a report from the charity Caritas.

  • Rio Tinto Posts Annual Loss; New CEO Vows to Cut Costs Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Rio Tinto's new chief flagged he would slash costs, spend capital more carefully and focus on shareholder value after the world's no.3 miner reported a $3 billion loss, its first ever full-year loss.

  • Currency Wars Rhetoric is Dangerous: ECB's Constancio Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Policymakers must be careful not to ratchet up rhetoric about "currency wars", which could lead to something worse happening, European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Thursday.

  • Euro Zone 2012: Not a Single Quarter of Growth Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 5:05 AM ET

    The euro zone slipped deeper into recession in the last three months of 2012 after its largest economies, Germany and France, shrank markedly at the end of the year.

  • GDP Figures Important as Euro Changes: Expert     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jens Nordvig, global head of currency strategy at Nomura Securities, tells CNBC why Thursday's EU GDP numbers were important as growth becomes a driver for the economy rather than yield and risk.

  • Monte Paschi Former Finance Chief Held in Italy Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:56 AM ET
    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

    Italian police arrested the former head of Monte dei Paschi's finance department, who is at the center of a fraud probe at Italy's third largest bank.

  • Nestle's CEO Paul Bulcke speaks during the general meeting of one of the world's leading food and beverage company, Nestle Group, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Low consumer confidence in Europe will remain a drag on profits for Nestle , chief executive Paul Bulcke told CNBC on Thursday after group said it expected 2013 to be as challenging as 2012.

  • Is Spain the New Germany?     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Daniele Antonucci, European economist at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC why Spain's best hope for recovery is to model itself on Germany's export-driven economy.

  • European Markets Open Down on Valentine's Day     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, where stocks are slightly lower on Valentine's day.

  • BNP Paribas to Focus on Asia, US as Europe Slows Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 2:14 AM ET
    Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, chief executive officer of BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas will seek to expand in Asia and the United States as Europe shows signs of a "low growth scenario" this year, Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, chief executive of BNP Paribas, told CNBC.

  • Horsemeat Discoveries 'Tip of the Iceberg': Lawmakers Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    Discoveries so far of horsemeat in products sold as beef are likely to be the "tip of the iceberg", a British parliamentary report into the scandal said on Thursday.

  • We Have the Right Strategy: Cisco     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    Chris Dedicoat, president and EMEA at Cisco, tells CNBC that they are seeing some more positive signs from Northern Europe but the south of Europe remains very challenging.

  • Central Banks Bought Most Gold in Nearly 50 Years Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Central banks scooped up more gold in 2012 than they have annually in nearly half a century as they sought to diversify reserves, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Thursday.

  • From Strip Clubs to Bars: London Banking Cuts Hurt Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:51 AM ET

    Thousands of job losses in London's high-profile banking industry are causing ripple effects across a wide array of businesses that rely on the wealth of City workers.

  • Investing In Europe Banks     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:23 AM ET

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas shares his investment strategy for Europe's banks

  • Swissie and Yen Top List of Currency War Aggressors: HSBC Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:11 PM ET

    An HSBC report ranked the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc as the world's most aggressive currency warmongers.

  • European Markets Extend Gains, FTSE at 5-Year Peak     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's top business headlines from Europe.

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  • Andy Newland, managing director at Tony Fresko, explains how the use of new technology is helping move this ice cream truck company from a "paper-based business" to a "21st century" business.

  • Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, comments on Heineken and Carlsberg's earnings, and says Carlsberg is now suffering from its heavy exposure to Russia.

  • DeAnne Julius, chairman at Chatham House and Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, discuss the dissent within the Bank of England regarding the timing of an interest rate hike.