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  • UK Lawmakers Urge ‘Electrification’ of Banks Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 1:27 AM ET

    Britain needs to introduce legislation that could break up banks if standards slipped because current reform proposals fall short of what is needed, an influential panel of lawmakers said.

  • Which Markets to Bet On in the New Year     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 9:20 PM ET

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research, Asia, at Bank Julius Baer tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes Southeast Asian and European markets for 2013.

  • RBC's Top Picks for 2013     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets, explains the single, most important guideline investors need to follow in the New Year.

  • Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann to Step Down Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Rene Obermann is stepping down at the end of next year.

  • The Millionaire Homes Mark Carney Can Afford Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 9:22 AM ET
    Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

    On top of cramming for his U.K. citizenship test, incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney faces a hunt for a family home in London

  • Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti.

    Mario Monti will take part in Italy’s elections in February, media reports said on Thursday, confirming speculation that the Italian prime minister will join a centrist group and remain in politics to lead Italy out of the debt crisis.

  • French Bank Reforms Not ‘Soft’: SocGen CEO Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:44 AM ET

    Frederic Oudea, chief executive of Societe Generale, has hit out at critics who have argued that France's bank reforms, unveiled on Wednesday, do not go far enough and marks a U-turn by President Hollande who had promised a "long war" on the financial sector.

  • WPP CEO: It Doesn't Pay to Take Chances     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 4:37 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP tells CNBC just what kind of year 2012 has been for business and what he is expecting for 2013.

  • Usmanov Ready to Take Control of Arsenal Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:49 AM ET
    Arsene Wenger the Manager of Arsenal speaks to Robin van Persie of Manchester United

    The second-largest shareholder of U.K. soccer team Arsenal has told CNBC that he is ready to do all he can to help the team and is ready to take control of the club and buy the remaining shares.

  • European Market Opens Lower     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:00 AM ET

    Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open, with stocks weighted to the downside.

  • Hollande Unveils Softened French Bank Reform Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:36 AM ET
    France Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici

    France unveiled a long-awaited bank reform, hailing it as a model for the rest of Europe even as critics said it fell short of President Francois Hollande's campaign pledge to get tough with the financial sector.

  • Wait for Facebook Surge: Russia’s Richest Man Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:31 AM ET

    The Russian billionaire who is one of Facebook's biggest investors believes that the social networking company's potential is "not fully understood."

  • Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

    Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney will get a 250,000 pound ($406,000) annual housing allowance when he starts as governor of the Bank of England next year, on top of a salary of 624,000 pounds, the BoE said on Wednesday.

  • Positive Outlook for Europe in 2013     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 10:11 PM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Europe will recover in 2013.

  • New PM, New Japan?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management outlines why despite a change in government, not much else will change in the world's third-largest economy.

  • One in Three Yen Libor Banks Involved in Rigging Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 4:32 PM ET

    The official U.K. Libor manipulation report points the finger at five banks for helping UBS rig the rate. So which banks were they?

  • After UBS, Focus Turns to These London Brokers Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 9:23 AM ET

    The UBS Libor settlement swings the spotlight on to the role of interdealer brokers in the burgeoning scandal, alleging that employees at these institutions actively "colluded" with rate-fixing efforts.

  • UBS Traders' 'Humongous' Libor-Fixing Boasts Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:59 AM ET
    Two young businessmen drinking champagne at bar counter

    The scale of Libor manipulation at Swiss bank UBS was laid bare today in documents published by U.K. authorities which showed one trader openly boasting of keeping the benchmark rate artificially low.

  • European Stocks Post Gains     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports Greek banks are leading European markets higher, as shares in the National Bank of Greece rose by eight percent.

  • Global Miners Face Rising Risks in South Africa Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 5:59 AM ET

    South African President Jacob Zuma has kicked off five days of discussions over the country's economy, including the possible introduction of a mining tax and greater state intervention in the sector.

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  • A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.

  • European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.