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George Quinn, CFO of Swiss Re, tells CNBC that the company's financial position and opportunities ahead are a pretty unbeatable combination.
European markets open down on the Federal Reserve news.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's signal that it may not continue its bond buying program is a game changer for global equity markets, Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter" told CNBC on Thursday.
Financier Nat Rothschild, co-founder of coal miner Bumi, was defeated in his bid to oust the company's current chairman and chief executive on Thursday, losing a public showdown with Indonesia's influential Bakrie family.
Nat Rothschild, founder of NR Investments and a shareholder in Bumi PLC, tells CNBC that the shareholder vote is too close to call but minority shareholders have voted against the board. He also makes other allegations that have been denied by Bumi.
Intesa CEO Enrico Cucchiani says the Monte dei Paschi scandal is an isolated case.
Savile Row tailors may feel like a museum to Britain's faded imperial glory but the bespoke menswear business on "the Row" is enjoying a remarkable resurgence.
Markets are underestimating the risk of a surprise election result in Italy and the possibility of new elections within the year as support for "protest" parties in the country grows, analysts have warned.
Concern is mounting that Germany is drifting apart from other countries at the core of the single currency bloc, notably France.
Aiman Ezzat, CFO of Capgemini, tells CNBC they are trying to increase the share of their revenue coming from fast-growth economies and North America.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners says the ECB policies are still too tight.
Markets threw up enough technical red flags amid a wave of volatility Wednesday to have traders wondering if the first real sell off of 2013 has finally arrived.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday following varied earning reports.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's market moving headlines from Europe, as shares were mixed on Wednesday.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income partner at Mint Partners, tells CNBC that he questions whether a weaker sterling would actually prompt an increase in UK growth.
Enrico Cucchiani, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo, tells CNBC why Italy needs a strong program of reforms for its labor market and judiciary system, as well as an intense period of privatization.
Regardless of who wins next weekend's parliamentary election, Italy's long economic decline is likely to continue because the next government won't be strong enough to pursue the tough reforms needed to make its economy competitive again.
Last year’s exports of beef and pork to Russia were worth more than $550 million. That's a 21 percent increase from 2011 and a share that US companies stand to lose this year.
The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.
Cyprus faces a "material and rising risk" of defaulting on its sovereign debt, especially if the euro zone and International Monetary Fund do not come up with aid, rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Wednesday.
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