Europe News


  • Is Now the Time to Go and Make Money in Russia? Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 9:05 AM ET

    Perceived risks to investing in Russia have been exaggerated, the chief executive officer at the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) told CNBC on Monday, adding that investors can find interesting opportunities in the country that offer high returns.

  • What to Expect When the Lights Go Out Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 8:28 AM ET

    As Hurricane Sandy moves towards the shores of New Jersey on the east coast of the United States, utilities warned that strong winds, and flooding that may take place, mean it could take up to a week to restore power to all the affected locations.

  • A Bank of Japan meeting looms and Australia's central bank pushes back — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the hurricane emergency in the U.S. forces markets to stay close.

  • Confidence Amongst CEOs Plummets: Expert     Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 4:30 AM ET

    Anastasios Economou, founder at iGroup, tells CNBC why confidence among European CEOs is at its lowest level since July 2009 according to the latest YPO Global Pulse Index.

  • US Money Market Funds Return to Euro Zone Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 9:45 PM ET

    US money market funds have increased their exposure to eurozone banks, in the latest sign of returning confidence in the stability of Europe’s monetary union.The FT reports.

  • BOJ Needs to Stimulate Economy     Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says that Japan needs to do a lot more to stimulate its economy.

  • Police have arrested the publisher of a magazine that printed what is it says is a list of more than 2,000 Greek depositors at an HSBC bank in Switzerland, the New York Times reports.

  • Berlusconi Threatens to Bring Down Monti Government Saturday, 27 Oct 2012 | 5:31 PM ET

    Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Saturday his center-right bloc may withdraw its support from the government of Mario Monti, a move that could throw Italy into political chaos ahead of next April's national elections.

  • European Shares End Off Lows After US GDP Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 12:05 PM ET

    European shares eked out small gains on Friday after better-than-expected U.S. economic growth figures helped outweigh the impact on investor sentiment of yet more gloomy corporate outlooks.

  • Will Bailouts Help Europe?     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 11:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Dimitri Papadimitriou, Levy Economics Institute president, talks about Europe's debt problems.

  • European Shares Close Off Session Lows     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports EU stocks closed mixed following a better-than-expected U.S. GDP report.

  • Yen's Slide Stalls and Euro Slips Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 7:59 AM ET

    The yen gets a break and oil prices take down the loonie — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • The U.S.’s looming fiscal cliff is in danger of becoming even steeper than previously thought, Bill Bonner, author of Empire of Debt, warned.

  • Jamie Dimon

    The U.S. economy is on the mend and has been getting better, but JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon said chief executives he has spoken to have told him they are already making decisions to protect their companies from a looming "fiscal cliff."

  • Global Markets: European Shares Lower     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as corporate earnings weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Norwegian oil and gas firm Statoil reported third-quarter operating earnings below expectations on Friday and cut its 2013 production guidance due to a major asset divestment.

  • A Finnish Parallel Currency Is Imaginable Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 4:10 AM ET

    In the past couple of years, as the eurozone woes have unfolded, international investors have been transfixed by one small country on the edge of the region: Greece. They would do well to keep watching another tiddler: Finland. For while Finland has not created much drama, precisely because it is one of the strongest eurozone members, some fascinating discussions are under way, the FT reports.

  • Nine More Banks Added to Libor Probe Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 2:25 AM ET

    Nine of the world’s biggest banks are facing increased scrutiny from US state prosecutors probing alleged attempts to manipulate the lending gauge known as Libor, the FT reports.

  • Billions in Hidden Riches for Family of Chinese Leader Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 9:08 PM ET

    It is unclear how much Wen Jiabao, the prime minister of China, who has staked a position as a populist and a reformer, knows about the $2.7 billion in assets that his family has amassed, which are hidden behind a thicket of partnerships. The NYT reports.

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Europe Video

  • Itay Michaeli, auto analyst at Citi, discusses General Motors (GM) and Ford ahead of their quarterly results. He says GM's outlook for the rest of the year should be pretty positive on the back of strong U.S. results.

  • Justin Lafferty, editor of Inside Facebook, discusses Facebook's earnings and, in particular, its strategy for attracting advertisements.

  • Cole Smead, managing director at Smead Capital Management, says that he has hardly any exposure to the tech sector, because technology companies tend to have weak free cash flow positions.