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The world's second-biggest holder of gold reserves, Germany, is planning to bring home some of its gold held in New York and Paris - a move that would mark a breakdown of trust between the world's major central banks, analysts said.
Mariano Rajoy has called on Germany and other creditor countries in the euro zone to do more to stimulate growth, arguing that a switch to a more expansionary policy would boost economic recovery across the single currency area. The Financial Times reports.
Goldman Sachs backed down on Tuesday on its plan to delay paying U.K. bonuses in order to benefit from an imminent cut in the top personal tax rate.
Joel Stainton, head of research and trading strategy at SEB Futures, joined CNBC for a technical look at copper, sterling 1-year, and the EU economy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the German economy growing 0.7 percent in 2012 versus growth of 3 percent in 2011.
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday he would back Mario Draghi if the head of the European Central Bank was proposed as the country's next president.
Latin American markets have been a prime target for Spanish companies because of their language advantage, and giants such as Telefonica and Banco Santander have increased their exposure there to compensate for problems in their domestic market.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the latest market action from around the globe, including Italy's plans to tap the debt market for the first time in two years, with a new 15-year bond.
Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition is making rapid gains ahead of next month's elections, the latest polls suggest, increasing the possibility that even if the center-left wins as expected it may not be able to form a table Italian government.
Protests, a mutiny among politicians calling for the prime minister's resignation, billions in bad debt, and an economic recovery on hold — just a few of the challenges facing Slovenia.
One of the most recognizable buildings in London has seen substantial interest from buyers, as its latest developers try to create an 8 billion pounds ($12.9 billion) “new town center” south of the Thames.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, with stocks sliding into negative territory.
There will be no chance of a financial transactions tax, a short-selling ban, or any other business-unfriendly measure being implemented here if the U.K. is not in the EU. That is a strong reason to suspect that the City would thrive outside of the EU, Professor Moorad Choudhry writes.
Disguises, pseudonyms and Hitler's salute were all part of one man's secret mission to infiltrate Europe’s far-right scene, the Global Post reports.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, tells CNBC that in the first week of the year there was a big move away from safe havens into riskier assets., but investors are still uncertain.
The German government expects economic growth of 0.5 percent this year, business daily Handelsblatt said on Tuesday, citing a report due to be published after cabinet discussions on Wednesday, down from an earlier estimate of 1.0 percent.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer says things are turning around in Europe right now with key markets like Germany back up to its peak and listed companies in France looking attractive.
For some Greek residents, new mining plans are a blessing, but for hundreds of others, it is nothing more than a symbol of the country's willingness to accept any economic development, no matter the cost . The NYT reports.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees substantial support for further gains in USD/JPY. She says there will be more monetary easing by the BOJ which will keep the yen weak.
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Andrew Wilson, CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International, says that "calm" has returned to asset markets and adds that central bank policy will continue to be easy.
Annika Falkengren, CEO of SEB, says there is an "exceptional economic climate" in Europe and calls for caution.