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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as shares surrendered gains and investors braced for sluggish earning results from the U.S.
The Paris Prosecutor's office said on Tuesday that it was opening a preliminary investigation into French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac over allegations that he had an undisclosed bank account in Switzerland.
Virgin Atlantic said American Airlines executive Craig Kreeger would become its next CEO as the British carrier looks to make a success of its transatlantic joint venture with Delta Air Lines.
Investors had one eye on the start of the earnings season in the U.S., but strategists said Europe's own earnings season could throw up a few surprises.
Ireland sold 2.5 billion euros ($3.3 billion) of debt on Tuesday, raising a quarter of the 10 billion euros it aims to borrow in 2013 ahead of a planned exit from its EU/IMF bailout.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as prices on EU debt rise and yields fall slightly.
Morale among businesses in the euro zone improved again in December, but the unemployment rate reached a new record and households held back from spending in the run-up to Christmas, suggesting the bloc's emergence from recession will be slow.
Greece is delivering on tough economic reforms, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Tuesday during a visit to Germany.
Megafon’s $1.7 billion share offering raised eyebrows last year when Goldman Sachs pulled out as lead bookrunner close to launch – but the investment bank has now issued a “buy” rating on the stock.
Silvio Berlusconi withdrew as candidate for Italy's premiership on Monday as the price of a pact with the devolutionist Northern League that could prevent the formation of a stable government after next month's election.
The euro zone crisis is over – that is, if you choose to believe Jose Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
European stocks are sliding despite big gains for banks, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
With fears over the U.S. "fiscal cliff" calmed and the euro zone debt crisis having abated somewhat, there is pain coming for sterling this year, according to HSBC's currency strategist.
The stage is being set for the battle for the heart of Italy, as warning signs about the state of the country’s economy become more difficult to ignore.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as bank stocks pushed higher after regulators eased key elements in the Basel III reform package.
Franco-Dutch carrier Air France-KLM is in "advanced" talks to take control of Italy's flagship airline Alitalia by the summer, Rome's Messaggero newspaper reported on Sunday without citing its sources.
With scant prospect of a swift return to growth in the Euro zone, the risk in 2013 is less outright conflagration in the single-currency area than a fraying of social and political ties and an insidious erosion of hope.
Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas says that the worst is over in Europe and investors should now turn their attention to the peripheral countries such as Italy and Spain where he believes there is money to be made.
John Woods, chief investment strategist at Citi Private Bank, said investors should be cautious on global growth as he does not see any upside or any magic bullets coming to the markets.
Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics sees a bleak outlook for the global economy in 2013, largely due to expectations for poor company earnings.
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Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst at Moor Insight & Strategy, says he's "very skeptical" of a 2016 Nokia break-even and discusses Microsoft's mobile and cloud strategy.
Aaron Rakers, managing director at Stifel, discusses Apple's strategy in emerging markets and highlights that the group's cash position is "very consistently strong".
David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, says the data Deutsche Bank's U.S. unit presents to regulators is "completely screwed up".