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Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole Corporation, tells CNBC that 2013 will see more rallying in the yields of periphery markets.
Warmer temperatures mean soon you may have to pay more for your favorite Bordeaux — if you can find it, the Global Post reports.
This year risks being a "groundhog year" for the U.K.'s embattled economy as it threatens to repeat much of 2012's gloom, according to an influential think tank.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research, ANZ says a U.S. fiscal cliff agreement is slipping away, but he doesn't think investors will be buying into the U.S. dollar as a safety bid.
With less than 20 minutes to go in the last trading session of 2012, what do you need to know about 2013? John Manley, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds and Chris Konstantinos, Riverfront Investment Group, discuss.
An embarrassing derailment of France's 75 percent millionaires' tax may open an opportunity to water down a scheme that had damaged the country's image with international investors.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as fears over a lack of resolution to the U.S. "fiscal cliff" sent the FTSE 100 lower.
The practice of short selling, betting that stock will fall to profit from the decline, has declined, according to research firm Markit, and this trend is much more pronounced in Europe than it is in the U.S.
Spanish savers and pensioners who have seen their money wiped out by investing in state-rescued lender Bankia are likely to seek redress in court rather than wait for any official inquiry, which looks increasingly unlikely.
The euro zone sovereign debt crisis is far from over even though reform measures designed to address the roots of the problem are beginning to bear fruit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year's address.
Steve Goldman, Managing Director, Kapstream Capital remains optimistic on corporate bonds. Speaking of Europe, he says that ECB action has helped reduce tail risks, leaving a benign environment for EU bonds.
France's Constitutional Council said on Saturday it was overturning a 75 percent upper tax rate on income above 1 million euros ($1.32 million) due to be introduced in 2013 by the seven-month-old Socialist government.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including France's final estimate of Q3 GDP.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday he did not rule out tapping the European Central Bank's bond-buying
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks lose ground and hope fades there will be additional monetary easing in Japan and a "fiscal cliff" deal reached in the U.S.
Italy's borrowing costs rose slightly at the first auction for long-term debt to be settled in 2013 as thin trading and worries over the U.S. budget weighed on peripheral bonds.
For Ian Barlow, Britain's tax authority has gone from being fearsome to being really rather nice.
Elections, the economy and a looming debt crisis in the U.S. and Europe dominated headlines in 2012. What will take center stage in 2013? Washington Post's Ezra Klein and Yahoo! Finance's Mike Santoli make their predictions on what's ahead for Washington, Wall Street and around the world.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempts to win back powers from the European Union could damage the 27-nation bloc and its single market, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in an interview published on Thursday.
Moscow is going to approve a ban on American couples from adopting Russian children, with Don Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses the state of Europe's fiscal woes.
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European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.
Geoffrey Yu, senior foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses sterling ahead of the Scottish referendum and how the currency would react to either Yes or No outcomes.
Scott Schneeberger, senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., discusses Fedex's strategy after the group announced it is hiking its shipping prices and says it is well positioned to capitalize on e-commerce.