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Citigroup has dropped Vodafone from its list of top European stocks, due to uncertainty about the fallout from its multi-billion dollar deal with Verizon.
Greece's economy shrank 3.8 percent in the second quarter, the smallest annual decline in nearly three years and helped by a rebound in tourism, adding to signs the economic slump may be bottoming.
Former European Central Bank (ECB) board member Lorenzo Bini-Smaghi said Mario Draghi may have to cut interest rates if bond yields keep rising, jeopardizing the euro zone's economic recovery.
German exports fell unexpectedly in July but imports rose, underscoring that the domestic economy will be key for growth in Germany this year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that she is not afraid about the final weeks of her re-election campaign, despite the main opposition party gaining strength in polls.
Despite rumors that Italy's Silvio Berlusconi could "bring down" the government if he loses his seat in parliament next week, the country's former prime minister defended the politician.
Russia's finance minister says that G-20 leaders have agreed on a plan to take on multinational companies who tuck away their profits in offshore jurisdictions.
The euro zone is likely to decide on a third bailout for Greece in November, officials said on Thursday.
Like it or not, Italy's labor force recognizes that the long manufacturing slump may make factory closings inevitable. But this, they say, is no way to do it.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Thursday said the bank would not participate in any additional debt relief for Greece, arguing that such a move would be tantamount to financing Greece directly.
Reports the U.K. is "actively considering" regulating the virtual currency Bitcoin are exaggerated, the country's financial watchdog has said.
One hundred vehicles collided in heavy fog in the south of England on Thursday, in a huge pile-up which has injured hundreds of people.
The Bank of England surprised some by not issuing an in-depth statement on Thursday, as governor Mark Carney skipped town to join other policymakers at the G-20.
Danish toymaker Lego is looking to build on its popularity – and massive sales growth - by expanding production in China, the chief financial officer of the toy brickmaker told CNBC on Thursday.
Greece's financial troubles will not end in 2014 and it is therefore realistic to expect the debt-laden country will need additional money from the euro zone before it can return to markets, the head of euro zone finance ministers said.
Europe faces a "demographic time bomb" as its population ages and a record amount of young people remain out of work, the director general of the International Labor Organization (ILO) warned on Thursday.
The contactless credit card will be one of the most important factors in growing the credit card market, according to the chief executive of Barclaycard.
Citi strategists have upgraded Europe's equity markets to neutral and the U.K. to overweight, but are underweighting U.S. stocks.
Frederic Oudea, the CEO of Societe Generale, told CNBC that people were "too afraid" about the economic situation in France and Europe, and reassured them that stabilization was taking place over time.
The U.K.'s Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) has been ordered to make public a list of over 100 companies and individuals who hired corrupt private detectives. A government committee warned Soca that if it did publish the list by Monday, it would be forced to do so instead.
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Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, talks about the possible impact of a Grexit on the markets.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, senior multi-asset strategist for NN Investment Partners, talks about the situation in Greece following last weekend's bailout referendum.
Anthony Attia, CEO of Euronext Paris, talks about the impact of Greece on bond markets and IPOs.