HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.» Read More
Italy finally has formed a new government, a coalition of Silvio Berlusconi's forces and center-left rivals who forged an unusual alliance to break a two-month stalemate.
French Socialist Party is pressing President Francois Hollande to toughen his stance towards German Chancellor Angela Merkel who it describes as "self-centered."
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about which European country is really in charge of the euro.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports stocks moved lower after Friday's GDP miss in the U.S.
European shares closed lower after U.S. growth figures missed expectations pointing to a potential slowdown in the world's biggest economy.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the repatriation of Japanese money, as Japanese investors continue to be net sellers of foreign assets, particularly European.
Italian prime minister-designate Enrico Letta could announce a new government on Saturday and go before parliament to spell out its program early next week, political sources said on Friday.
Spain will take until 2017 to meet the European Commission's budget deficit target of 3 percent of gross domestic product, the country revealed on Friday.
Economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff revealed they have received "hate-filled" and "threatening" emails since their influential research on austerity was exposed as containing a error last week.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe, as stocks shifted lower ahead of first quarter GDP data from the U.S.
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Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel Nicolaus, says the ECB will have to become much more aggressive to match the tone of other central banks in the world.
The U.K. government has received a damning indictment from the CEO of the world's biggest advertising group, who said that austerity in the U.K. is a falsehood.
France may be facing declining growth in the euro zone, but the country is hoping to capitalize on strong demand in China for its 'nouveau-riche' products.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in lower.
The European Central Bank needs to react to aggressive monetary policy in other parts of the world, a former governing council member of the central bank told CNBC.
The European Central Bank would have to raise interest rates if it were looking at Germany alone but it is in a difficult position because of weakness elsewhere, Germany's Angela Merkel said.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former ECB executive, tells CNBC that Europe should consider responding to the aggressive monetary policy adopted by other central banks.
Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index says the Japanese Yen continues to retain safe haven status and does not believe the ECB will cut rates at the next meeting. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research of Reorient Financial Markets joins in the discussion.
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Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, discusses what we should watch from Apple earnings, adding that he expects more dividends and more share buybacks.
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that Hong Kong would be an attractive location if the bank moved its headquarters.
European equities finished slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to a slew of corporate earnings news.