The ECB will commence its monthly 60-billion-euro ($66.3 billion) bond purchases on March 9, bank head Mario Draghi said Thursday.» Read More
John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth and Investment, tells CNBC that the market has a much greater appetite for risk as their "extreme fear" is declining.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European markets, which closed higher on Monday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.
Lord David Owen, former SDP leader and foreign secretary, tells CNBC that Margaret Thatcher introduced many controversial commercial market reforms which were "necessary" to improve the country.
France's Socialist government promised on Monday to publish details of individual ministers' assets next week as it scrambled to stem a deepening scandal over a former budget minister's secret foreign bank account.
Cyrille Lachevre, economics editor at Le Figaro, tells CNBC why Pierre Moscovici has been hauled back into a meeting with the French Prime Minister, but that the government should struggle on for the time being.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Monday that Europe should looks to give the European Central Bank more powers, in answer to a question on the Bank of Japan's stimulus measures.
Can "credit continue expanding at zero-percent interest rates?" asks Bill Gross, Pimco founder and co-chief investment officer, discussing the changing global investment landscape.
Two of Greece's biggest banks face nationalization after failing to attract private investment and a surprise move by the state to suspend their merger deal.
UPS has appealed the European Union's decision to block its 5.16 billion euro (4.36 billion pounds) bid for Dutch competitor TNT Express, a UPS spokeswoman told Reuters on Sunday.
Margaret Thatcher, the British prime minister between 1979 and 1990, died this morning following a stroke, according to Lord Bell, her spokesman.
Russia urged Germany to punish a group of women who staged a bare-breasted protest against President Vladimir Putin during a visit to the country.
This is the Treasury Secretary's second international trip, reports CNBC's Kelly Evans, as European shares rebound and investors look ahead to a week of high profile meetings between European leaders and officials.
As Treasury Secretary Jack Lew kicks-off his first official visit to Europe, analysts said efforts to coax euro zone leaders to pursue growth-generating policies may fall on deaf ears.
The economic advisor to Greece's anti-austerity party SYRIZA told CNBC that Greece's international lenders were "blackmailing" his country.
Euro zone sentiment fell for a second consecutive month in April due to concerns over the Cyprus bailout, Sentix research group said on Monday.
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, tells CNBC that investors in the U.S. think the euro zone periphery "doesn't matter" and are more interested in Japan.
Andrew Balls, head of European portfolio management at PIMCO, talks to CNBC about the situation in Portugal and the deteriorating outlook for the euro zone.
After causing the collapse of the U.K.'s oldest investment bank, spending several years in a Singapore jail and over a decade reinventing his tattered image, Nick Leeson is finally back on the financial market.
Italy's main center-left party is divided over whether to consider a government with its nemesis, Silvio Berlusconi.
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Salman Ahmed, global fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, gives his reaction to the European Central Bank's meeting.
European equities ended higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) set a start date for its bond-buying program and upped economic growth forecasts for the euro zone.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, talks about China lowering its growth target for 2015.