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  • European Markets Open Higher   Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET
    European Markets Open Higher

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.

  • Hollande's Camel Eaten in Latest French Setback Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:50 AM ET

    Malian authorities will give French President Hollande another camel after the one they gave him in thanks for helping repel Islamist rebels was eaten.

  • Germans Among Poorest in Europe: ECB Study Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:42 AM ET

    Germans are one of the poorest groups in Europe, according to the surprising findings of a joint survey by various divisions within the European Central Bank.

  • Should Europe Kill Its 'Bin Laden' Notes? Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:39 AM ET

    Demand for 500 euro bills as a store of value has started to decline, according to a currency strategist, who told CNBC that the note is used extensively for criminal activity and should be abolished.

  • Could Germany Leave the Euro?   Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    Could Germany Leave the Euro?

    Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC that you cannot have lower debt levels via austerity so Europe will need a new strategy.

  • US and Europe Separated by Deep Gulf on Policy Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.

    The effort by U.S. Treasury secretary Lew to persuade Europe to consider shifting its focus from budget balance to growth highlighted a deep trans-Atlantic policy gulf, the NYT reports.

  • Soros Tells Germany It Should Leave Euro Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:42 AM ET
    George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros is the latest person to criticize Germany's role in the euro zone crisis, telling the country that it should consider leaving the euro zone.

  • Should ECB Kill the 500-Euro Note?   Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:24 AM ET
    Should ECB Kill the 500-Euro Note?

    Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, tells CNBC that there is evidence to suggest the 500 euro bill is frequently used to hide income from illegal sources.

  • Bersani Meets Berlusconi in 'Signal of Unity' Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:14 AM ET

    Italian center-left leader Bersani met his center-right rival Berlusconi to discuss the election for the next president, offering hope of a breakthrough in the deadlock.

  • Structural Problems in Europe Far From Over   Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:10 AM ET
    Structural Problems in Europe Far From Over

    Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC says there are only two ways to go for the EU scheme, either a collapse or the formation of a fiscal union.

  • Europe Risks 'Endless Depression' in Austerity Pursuit Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    After Portugal's rejection of the cost-cutting measures on which its bailout package depends, Invesco Perpetual's chief economist has added his voice to the anti-austerity camp, warning it could lead to "almost endless depression".

  • Thatcher's Free Makret Boom   Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:52 PM ET
    Thatcher's Free Makret Boom

    When did Margaret Thatcher's "free market boom" begin? Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist and Vin Weber, former Mitt Romney senior advisor, share their opinions.

  • Europe Shares Close Mixed Despite Miners Boost Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Tuesday, with upward momentum coming from the basic resources sector as benign Chinese inflation data raised hopes of further monetary easing by Beijing.

  • Let the Weaker Slovene Banks Fail: OECD   Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Let the Weaker Slovene Banks Fail: OECD

    Yves Leterme, deputy secretary-general of the OECD, talks to CNBC about the situation in Slovenia and says that letting the weaker banks fail would help strengthen the financial market.

  • European Market Closes Mixed   Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Market Closes Mixed

    European shares closed mixed on Tuesday, with upward momentum coming from the basic resources sector.

  • Emerging Markets Offer Best Value: Strategist   Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    Emerging Markets Offer Best Value: Strategist

    Larry McDonald, senior director, credit sales and trading at Newedge Group, tells CNBC that he doesn't like the risk/reward on offer in the U.S., so emerging markets offer better value.

  • Growing US Concern Over Europe: Expert   Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Growing US Concern Over Europe: Expert

    Dominic Dyer, executive director at American European Institute, reflects on Jack Lew's European visit, suggesting his soundbites reflect growing concern in the U.S. over the state of the European economy.

  • UK Banks to Pay Hefty Price for New Regulation Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    British banks could pay up to a quarter more to be supervised as two new watchdogs adopt more intrusive regulation and impose higher fines which will be paid into the coffers of cash-strapped government.

  • Bitcoin Surges Past $200; Where to Next? Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    The digital currency bitcoin continued its surge on Tuesday crossing $200, more than doubling in value in just over one week.

  • Thatcher's Stock Market Boom Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    U.K. stocks performed better during Margaret Thatcher's tenure compared to any other period of time over the last 50 years.

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