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Italian politics is always wildly entertaining. Some pros say it could move the euro. So, how should you play it?
The euro declined against the dollar on Monday after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said economic indicators signaled further weakness in the euro zone.
Fraser Lundie, senior credit portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, tells CNBC there's still value left in euro zone peripheral debt.
German billionaire Otto Beisheim, one of the founders of German retail group Metro , took his own life after being diagnosed with an incurable illness, his family company said on Monday.
Arnaud Gandon, chief investment officer, Heptagon Capital says ECB chief Mario Draghi is trying to play a balancing role between helping the euro zone economy and urging politicians to pursue reforms.
2013’s surge in merger and acquisition-related activity is heading for Europe, according to strategists who say the continent has the same essential ingredients in place for a revival in deals as the U.S.
European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.
German banks' use of European Central Bank crisis funding dropped by a third in January from the previous month, a further sign that banks in the heart of the euro zone are returning to money markets after last year's credit squeeze.
The head of Germany's military intelligence said in a rare interview that one of his main challenges was to protect defense projects from industrial espionage by the Chinese and Russian secret services.
If you look at headline tax rates alone, you might think tax competition in Europe had ended. But the more stable headline rates say nothing about how countries define a company's tax base.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has made gains in opinion polls ahead of elections on February 24. The way in which he has achieved the bounce might raise eyebrows.
British fashion mogul Sir Philip Green plans to open 10 more Topshop stores in the U.S. within 2.5 years after launching its first Californian branch last week.
As Italian elections approach and the gap between the right and left-wing candidates closes, analysts fear that the tight political race could result in a hung parliament, an outcome that could easily derail Italy's already-fragile economy.
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have an uphill struggle before any EU referendum according to a poll that says only one in three would vote to stay in the bloc, the FT reports.
Carolin Roth takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
Lothar Mentel, chief Investment officer at Paradigm Group, tells CNBC he is nervous about Europe as he can't see growth or companies coming through in bulk.
Pierre Moscovici, the French finance minister, tells CNBC that he has always been against the currency war and he refuses any kind of pressure on central banks
Danish brewer Carlsberg on Monday reported operating earnings slightly below forecasts as its key Russia market stalled.
The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde strongly dismissed concerns over a so-called currency war on the sidelines of the Group of 20 nations (G-20) meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in Moscow.
By letting Japan off the hook and urging action to address the weak global economy, G-20 policymakers may have signaled that further easing could lie ahead.
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