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  • StanChart Asia CEO: Focus on Banker Bonuses 'Unfair' Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:31 PM ET

    Fresh regulations on banker bonuses is a risk for Standard Chartered, warned CEO of the bank's Asia division, Jaspal Bindra, who said an unfair amount of attention has been paid to the issue.

  • Oil Industry Mulls Next Steps for Venezuela Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:41 PM ET
    Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez hold an allusive poster while gathering in front of the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013, after knowing of their leader's death.

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death is not likely to result in near-term changes to the Venezuelan oil industry or global energy landscape, but it could ultimately result in political change that would reopen the country's energy industry to foreign investment.

  • Swiss Rethink Relationship With World’s Super-Rich Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Geneva, Switzerland

    The zeal with which Swiss citizens backed the curbs on executive pay is just the latest sign that Switzerland's relationship with the ultra-wealthy is beginning to change.

  • Isolated Britain Fails to Avert EU Bank Bonus Cap Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    City of London

    Britain was left isolated in Europe on Tuesday after it failed to secure backing to water down new EU rules limiting bankers' bonuses, a measure that could threaten London's dominance as a financial center.

  • Europe Shares Close Higher After Upbeat Data  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday after upbeat business data from both the U.S. and Europe.

  • European Markets Close Higher  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports upbeat economic data drove stocks higher in Europe today.

  • EU Bonus Caps Will Hurt Banking: Expert  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Jon Terry, partner in reward and compensation at PWC, tells CNBC that caps on bankers' bonuses which will prevent pay from being linked to performance, are undoubtedly a bad thing for the industry.

  • The French Should Worry About France, Not Italy Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    France Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici

    France's finance minister has voiced concern about political and economic deadlock in Europe, but analysts warn his own country needs attention urgently.

  • European Shares Extend Gains  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports better-than-expected economic data pushed markets higher in the euro zone.

  • UK Service Sector Growth More Than Expected Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 5:32 AM ET
    City of London

    Britain's services sector grew more strongly than expected in February and at its fastest pace in five months, suggesting the economy may narrowly avoid a triple-dip recession, a survey showed on Tuesday.

  • Warnings for Europe, US From Italy’s Trading Tax Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 4:23 AM ET

    Europe's much-vaunted trading tax hit an early hurdle on Friday, when the introduction of a small-scale version in Italy saw trading volumes plummet. What's more, analysts warn that Italy's new tax will drive investors elsewhere and will fail to raise any revenue.

  • Euro Crisis: Coming Your Way Again Soon? Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 3:07 AM ET

    Expect the markets to test Mr Draghi's "pay any price, bear any burden" resolve very soon, at which point markets will correct until and unless euro leaders act fast to introduce the fiscal union necessary to maintain the currency's medium-term viability, writes Professor Moorad Choudhry.

  • European Markets Open Higher  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in higher.

  • StanChart Posts Record Profit, Cuts Bonus Pool Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:25 AM ET

    Standard Chartered reported pre-tax profit of $6.88 billion for 2012, an increase of 1 percent from a year earlier but below analyst expectations.

  • A Tale of Two Frances in ‘Lazy’ Tire Worker Town Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:19 AM ET
    Good Year Racing

    The Dunlop and Goodyear plants near Amiens in northern France chose different destinies four years ago when Dunlop's unions accepted tougher labor conditions.

  • CEO: Wraith is 'Most Powerful' Rolls Royce  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Torsten Muller-Otvos, CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, tells CNBC that the luxury manufacturer's new Wraith, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, is the most powerful Rolls Royce ever built.

  • Cyprus Part of a Broader Political Story: Pro  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Mark Tinker, global portfolio manager at Axa Framlington, tells CNBC that regulators are trying to focus on the origin of the money being moved around the world and Cyprus is part of that.

  • Ford CEO: European Market Still Weak  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    Stephen Odell, CEO of Ford Europe, tells CNBC that Europe is down between three and five percent, with a lot of indicators suggesting the market has now bottomed out.

  • London Banks May Sue EU Over Bonus Caps Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:19 AM ET
    Canary Wharf at night.

    The City of London's big banks are considering suing the EU over rules to cap bonuses after receiving legal advice that the pay regulation could be struck down in court. The Financial Times reports.

  • Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post, tells CNBC that while they expect the first half of the year to be challenging they are confident of meeting the guidance.

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