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  • Currency Wars Return '30s Style: Who Will Lose Out? Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    As countries try to weaken their currencies to boost exports, the risk of a currency war similar to events seen in the 1930s has heightened, according to Morgan Stanley.

  • Credit Suisse will continue to cut costs aggressively as it seeks to keep profits stable in the wake of poor fourth-quarter earnings and a fragile macro-economic environment, CEO Brady Dougan told CNBC Thursday.

  • Dassault CEO: 'Prudent to be Prudent'     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Bernard Charles, CEO of French technology group, Dassault Systemes, tells CNBC that it is 'prudent to be prudent' at the beginning of the year and not set up unrealistic targets.

  • Russian Money Streams Through Cyprus Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:29 AM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    In 2011, Cyprus was the number-one destination for Russian money being sent abroad and the number-one direct investor in Russia, with more than $13bn in investments, according to Russia’s Central Bank, the Financial Times reports.

  • Defensive Strategy: Short the Euro     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Brendan Brown, Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities says a short position in the EUR is a good defensive strategy.

  • Credit Suisse Swings to Profit, Misses Forecasts Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:36 AM ET

    Credit Suisse said on Thursday it will cut more costs than expected, after swinging to a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter net profit.

  • Nervous Market Reactions Look Overdrawn     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets discusses the Europe markets and says the nervousness there is overdrawn.

  • Traders Watch Scary Chart Patterns, Bearish Forecasts Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:24 PM ET

    Whether stocks can break out one way or the other has been the question of the week, and the drama is building.

  • Global Markets Are On a Tear!     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    The Japanese Index is hitting a 52-month high, and the European markets are posting sizable gains for the year. CNBC's Seema Mody; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, offer insight.

  • The Euro Zone's Currency Concerns     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer, DBS Private Bank says the ECB will likely keep the refinancing rate on hold but Mario Draghi is likely to talk about keeping the euro low. He says the rise in Spanish and Italian 10-year bond yields is partly due to political uncertainty.

  • Time to Embrace Risk?     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer, DBS Private Bank says unlimited central bank intervention has taken a large amount of tail risks off the table. He has moved from being neutral to overweight on stocks.

  • Impact of ECB's Policy Stance on the Euro     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Arthur Hogan, Managing Director & Head of Product Strategy Equity Research at Lazard Capital Markets says the ECB is the only central bank that appears to be tightening. He says this has impacted the euro and led to pressure on exporters.

  • Some US Companies Are Seeing a Bottom in Europe Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium.

    American companies aspire European region to boost its profit in 2013 after years of weakness.

  • RBS and Whack-A-Mole: Chilton Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    The head of the CFTC says this is yet another glaring example of the financial sector run amok and warns regulators around the globe need bigger and heavier hammers.

  • European Shares Extend Losses     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland Hit by $612 Million Libor Fine Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    Royal Bank of Scotland will be punished for its role in the global interest-rate rigging scandal with fines amounting to $612 million, the British bank said on Wednesday.

  • Monte Paschi Loss Could Be Up to 1 Billion Euros Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 9:20 AM ET
    The Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA logo is seen on one of the bank's branches in Rome, Italy.

    Board members at Monte dei Paschi are expected to say that Italy's third largest bank may have lost up to 1 billion euros on trades, higher than the initial estimate.

  • CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

    Banks that rigged interest rates behaved in "brazen, flagrant" fashion, the head of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Shorting Sterling Ahead of Carney Hearing: Bad Idea? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 7:46 AM ET
    Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

    Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is set to address policymakers at a U.K. parliamentary committee on Thursday with many expecting sterling to fall as he delivers his dovish policy outlook, but analysts have told CNBC that this could prove to be wrong and the currency could in fact move sharply higher.

  • HSBC's biggest restructuring was to simplify the bank's complex structure and wide geographical spread which had made it attractive to money-laundering criminals.

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