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Google will be forced to change the way it presents search results in Europe or face antitrust charges for "diverting traffic" to its own services, the EU's competition chief has said, laying out a sharply different approach from his US counterparts. The FT reports.
Francois Hollande's clumsy handling of financial reform promises has turned public mood against him and prompted smirking foreign leaders to offer refuge to French tax exiles.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as the ECB decided to keep its interest rates unchanged at 0.75 percent.
One analyst is warning that developing economies may run out of cheap labor and additional growth, which must be driven by increasing total-factor productivity linked to social and political reform.
Lately, once-wonky price indexes have found themselves at the center of heated policy debates on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Bank of England kept its powder dry on Thursday, voting as expected not to buy more government bonds.
The ECB said on Thursday that recent economic surveys and indicators had shown signs of stabilizing, suggesting an improved picture later in the year.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors looked towards key rate decisions by the European Central Bank and Bank of England.
The European Central Bank is expected to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.75 percent on Thursday, refraining from a cut as the euro zone economy shows some signs of stabilising and inflation still tops its target.
Germany's Deutsche Bank benefited from trades pegged to the London Interbank Offer Rate (Libor) currently under investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, adding that the bank made at least 500 million euros ($654 million) in profit from the trades in 2008.
Spain's Treasury sold 5.8 billion euros in bonds on Thursday, well above its target range of 4 billion to 5 billion euros, and borrowing costs came down at its first debt auction of the year.
The Obama administration on Wednesday publicly signaled its growing concern about a possible British exit from the EU, just days before David Cameron sets out plans for a referendum on the issue.
France may have bid adieu to one of its main cultural exports in actor Gerard Depardieu who has left the county in a protest over tax, but it is assiduously courting the international business world in order to revive the French economy.
Tesco, the world's third largest retailer, named a new British leader as it showed signs of a revival in its home market with a rise in underlying Christmas sales.
British retailer Marks & Spencer reported a bigger-than-expected drop in non-food sales in the Christmas quarter after deciding to offer fewer discounts just as Debenhams and other rivals were offering more.
Boeing defends the reliability of the 787 Dreamliner, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Hans Weber, Tecop International president.
In one of the largest such prosecutions in years, a Florida woman pleaded guilty to two charges of filing false tax returns that failed to report her UBS accounts.
A scant increase in German November industrial production was a "major disappointment," Capital Economics said, reinforcing expectations of a "big fall" in fourth-quarter GDP.
Investment banking has been the focus of much of the recent news in the financial universe, with politicians urging banks to refocus on their traditional retail operations.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as a positive start to U.S. earnings season push stocks slightly higher.
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Ben Lichtenstein, president at TradersAudio.com, says investors should focus on "long-sided opportunities" as the U.S. equity market continues to be "on a tear to the upside".
Dan Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF Asset Management, says the environment is "pretty good" at the moment - especially for U.S. equities - but advises being cautious on Europe.
Jason Wagenhein, vice president at Teen Vogue, discusses the back to school season for retailers and highlights the need for a social media strategy as teenagers turn to their smartphones for inspiration.