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Italy's Eni plans to invest $8 billion in Libya over the next 10 years to develop its upstream business as it moves to strengthen its grip as the leading international oil and gas producer in the country.
CNBC's Karen Cho takes you through the European market open on Monday 17th of December.
Italy awaits Monti's decision on his - and Italy's - political future.
The French actor, accused by French government leaders of being "pathetic" and unpatriotic in trying to dodge taxes by buying a house over the border in Belgium, has hit back at politicians.
A nexus of leaders lies behind Greece's crisis, say critics.
Protesters packed the streets of central Madrid on Monday evening in a protest against the austerity measures of Mariano Rajoy's government.
UBS AG is expected to be hit with a $1 billion-plus fine to settle charges of rigging Libor interest rates this week.
The dollar fell from a near nine-month high against the yen while the euro surged Friday as U.S. inflation data affirmed the Fed's ultra-easy monetary policy.
What investors can expect from oil prices in 2013, Italy's debt situation and how going over the fiscal cliff could impact Eni SpA, with Chairman Giuseppe Recchi.
The Swiss government watered-down a plan to try to clean up the country's image as a haven for untaxed assets.
Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, discusses Europe's foreign banks rule, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The U.K. government is lifting a ban on controversial shale gas exploration in an attempt to reap the rewards that shale gas has produced for the U.S. energy market.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the Shanghai Composite posts some of the biggest gains.
Lionel Barber, editor at the Financial Times, reveals to CNBC why the newspaper voted for ECB president, Mario Draghi as the FT Person of the Year.
The day when the U.K. loses its coveted AAA credit rating seems to be moving closer.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open and asks whether the rally is running out of steam as the fiscal cliff approaches.
During a visit to the Bank of England on Thursday, the Queen was overheard asking whether a "lax" attitude to financial regulation had contributed to the financial crisis.
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC breakdown the latest flash PMI from China.
Daniel Rosen, Partner, Rhodium Group says investors should take risk despite the market volatility, adding that "sitting at home" will get you nowhere.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments said that the world is awash with money, and the euro will stand to benefit while the yen will be the biggest looser.
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Scott Dietzen, CEO of Pure Storage, says the company has under-cut traditional data storage by using technology which allows for a faster, simpler user experience.
Spanish lender Bankia announced a near-doubling of quarterly net profit on Monday. CFO Leopoldo Alvear joins CNBC to discuss.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with investors focused on corporate earnings as well as developments in Ukraine and Gaza.