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  • Three Charts That Show UK Austerity Isn't Working Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 2:41 AM ET

    The U.K. economy grew more than expected in the first quarter and George Osborne pointed to signs of healing. But three charts show why the U.K.'s austerity plan is so controversial and why many argue it isn't working.

  • Italy's New Leader Throws Down Gauntlet on Austerity Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 2:32 AM ET

    Italy's political deadlock may be over after the country's President nominated center-left politician Enrico Letta as prime minister on Wednesday. He has already signaled that Italy could now turn away from austerity.

  • Has the Status Quo Returned to Italy?  Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:40 AM ET

    David Lea, senior analyst at Control Risks, tells CNBC in the long game Beppe Grillo may be empowered as the only opposition in Italy but in the short-term he is out in the cold.

  • Europe Numbers Improving: Randstad CEO  Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Ben Noteboom, CEO of Randstad, tells CNBC that throughout the quarter numbers have improved in the Europe and the trend is positive.

  • Despite 'Bad News' Markets Are on a 'Grabathon' Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    The global economy is showing signs of slowing yet global stock markets are back near their highs for the year on growing expectations the ECB will soon join other central banks with a more expansionary policy.

  • ECB: Ditching Austerity Would Not Help Euro Zone Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    ECB policymakers rebuffed suggestions that Europe should ease up on austerity and said that while the central bank has room to cut interest rates, such a move would not necessarily help the economy much.

  • Expect Draghi to Cut Rates  Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director of FX, Hedge Fund Sales and Trading for Newedge Asia Pacific says an ECB rate cut at the next meeting next week (May 2) is a done deal.

  • Moving Away From Austerity  Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 12:08 AM ET

    Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia says not to expect any more budget cuts out of Europe because there has been a shift in mood worldwide that austerity is not working.

  • Gold Fall: No Big Deal for South Africa? Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    South Africa is the world's biggest gold producer after China, so you would expect this year's 15.6 percent drop in gold to have a big impact. Not so.

  • Swiss Watch Sector Still Going Strong: Pro  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Jean-Claude Biver, chairman at Hublot, talks about the outlook for Swiss watch and says that many regions are booming such as Latin America and Russia, and how Europe is a growth area.

  • European Markets Post Strong Gains  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's market moving events from Europe today, as political confidence in Italy grows.

  • European Market Closes Higher  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Wednesday, after weak German business sentiment data spurred hopes the ECB might move to cut interest rates when it meets next week.

  • European Auto Makers Under Pressure: Pro  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Tim Urquhart, senior automotive analyst at IHS, discusses European auto makers' results, and says that the big issue for Peugeot is its structural dependence on the European market.

  • Europe’s TARP Moment Is Approaching: Coutts CIO Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    The European Central Bank needs to by-pass dysfunctional banks through a TARP-like program, said one European CIO.

  • Macro Picture Dragging Euro Down: Pro  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Daniel Harden, senior commercial dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the hunt for yield is keeping the euro/dollar stable, but warns that it will fall further, as euro zone fundamentals are deteriorating.

  • Can an Italian Grand Coalition Last?  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, comments on the appointment of a new Prime Minister in Italy and doubts the country's ability to keep a grand coalition in place.

  • US Vital for Ericsson Growth: CEO  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses quarterly results with CNBC. He says the telecoms giant saw growth in eight out of 10 regions, with North America playing "a very vital role".

  • Italy's President Invites Letta to Form Government Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    President Giorgio Napolitano has given Enrico Letta, deputy head of the center-left Democratic Party (PD), a mandate to try to form a new government, according to news wires on Wednesday.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Off Session Highs  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Wednesday's market moving events from Europe, as German business sentiment data came in worse-than-expected.

  • Trade of the Day: Core European Banks Attractive  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 5:39 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.

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