Europe News


  • Draghi Seems More Pessimistic: Jefferies     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Marchel Alexandrovich, senior European economist at Jefferies International, says EU Summit is not an event that would influence Draghi who seems to be getting a bit more pessimistic about the European economy.

  • The Euro Is Not Overvalued: Expert     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 3:39 AM ET

    Lars Feld, economic advisor to German chancellor Angela Merkel, tells CNBC that he does not think the euro is overvalued.

  • Horses stand in a pasture

    Testing has confirmed that beef lasagna produced by food manufacturer Findus contained horsemeat, Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) said on Thursday.

  • Alex Friedman, global CIO of UBS Wealth Management, tells CNBC he is moderately risk on for now, with markets heading in the right direction.

  • European Market Opens Higher     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European Market Open where stocks have come in higher.

  • UK Food Bank Visits Surge, Not Just for the Poor Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 2:11 AM ET
    Cans of food at the Thamesmead food bank in London.

    With unemployment at a 16-year high and one in five people living below the poverty line, the number of people using food banks in the U.K. has escalated during the recession. But it's not just the less well-off that are in need of help.

  • Securitas CEO: Pessimistic About France     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Alf Goransson, CEO at Securitas, tells CNBC 2012 has been a tough year, but they are quite optimistic about North America.

  • German 2012 Exports Hit All Time High     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Guy Monson, managing partner at Sarasin & Partners, tells CNBC that the euro crisis gave Germany an amazing opportunity to penetrate the Asian markets.

  • What Will Europe Look Like in 2020?     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 1:33 AM ET

    Professor Norman Lammert, president of the Bundestag speaks to Ross Westgate about how he sees the bloc evolving in the years to come.

  • Tracking Euro Appreciation     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank says Draghi wants to slow the appreciation of the euro because even though it's a sign of confidence it could pose some downside risks.

  • The Yen is the Macro Threat to Europe     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian and Emerging Markets Equity Strategist, JP Morgan Securities, Asia Pacific says the German industrial base should be very concerned about the movements in the Yen. He see's downside risk to European exporters earnings.

  • 2013 Recession in Europe: Pro     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategist, SHK Private says the European economy is either going into a mild recession or a deeper one this year. He explains why.

  • Fed's Evans on QE & US Debt     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the details of his interview with Charles Evans, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank president in regards to quantitative easing and fixing the nation's debt.

  • European Shares Turn Negative     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's trading activity in Europe.

  • Europe Shares Close Lower After ECB Decision     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower after choppy trading on Thursday, tracking falls on the U.S. equity markets, while a decline in French drugmaker Sanofi also weighed on the region's bourses.

  • Greeks Forgo Winter Heating After Jump in Fuel Tax Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    With Greeks already struggling under wage and pension cuts imposed by the foreign lenders, many have been forced to brave the winter cold without heating to escape spiraling fuel prices.

  • Irish Deal to Cut Borrowing by 20 Billion Euros Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

    Ireland's bank debt deal with the European Central Bank will reduce its borrowing needs by 20 billion euros over the next decade and cut its fiscal deficit by some 1 billion euros per annum, the country's prime minister said on Thursday.

  • Europe's Economy Still Weak: ECB's Draghi Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 9:09 AM ET

    Economic activity in the euro area will remain weak in early 2013 before gradually recovering later in the year, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said on Thursday.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Charles Evans, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank president, about quantitative easing, unemployment, and fixing the nation's debt.

  • Osborne Drops Taxes to Lure Bolt to London Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:29 AM ET
    Usain Bolt

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt and other overseas athletes will be able to compete tax-free in this year's London Diamond League event at the Olympic Stadium after the British finance minister agreed to a "one-off" exemption.

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  • A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.

  • European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.