Europe News


  • European Market Closes Higher  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday after better-than-expected initial jobless claims data from the U.S.

  • Long-Term View is Path to Profit: Strategist  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alec Young, global equities strategist at Standard & Poor's, tells CNBC that investors should take a long-term strategy rather than attempt to guess when market pullbacks will occur.

  • European Markets Close Higher  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the events that moved Europe's stocks and bonds today.

  • How Important Is Japan's Bond Market?  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, tells CNBC that the Japanese bond market is 'the most important element in the world'.

  • Why a Cyprus Gold Sale Isn’t Being Taken Seriously Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    The Central Bank of Cyprus has denied plans to sell 400 million euros ($525 million) worth of its gold reserves as part of its EU bailout deal.

  • Greek Unemployment Rate Hits Record 27% Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    Greece's unemployment rate scaled a new record of 27.2 percent in January, data showed on Thursday, reflecting the depth of the country's recession after years of austerity.

  • Euro Zone Growth Forecasts Cut Sharply Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 9:44 AM ET
    Job seekers speak with recruiters at the NYC Restaurant Job Expo at the Gabarron Foundation in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013.

    Economists have sharply cut expectations for euro zone economic growth this year, now seeing a 0.4 percent contraction compared with a 0.1 percent decline predicted just three months ago.

  • 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.

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