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Falling commodity prices coupled with China's structural slowdown will help create a new generation of emerging market "growth stars" across Europe and Asia, according to economists at independent research firm Capital Economics.
Erich Hauser, automotives analyst at Credit Suisse, talks about European auto-makers and says the spread between their performance in Europe and in the U.S. will continue to widen this quarter.
Greek lawmakers on Sunday approved a reform law to unlock about 8.8 billion euros of rescue loans from the EU and the IMF. The legislation makes it easier to fire government employees for disciplinary reasons and extends an unpopular property tax.
Martyn Briggs, senior automotive consultant at Frost and Sullivan, tells CNBC the Fiat Group overall did make an operating profit despite losses in Europe.
Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.
John Wraith, fixed income Strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, tells CNBC whether he agrees that Italian bonds could fall to one percentage point over Bunds.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
David Lea, senior analyst for Europe at Control Risks, says that the makeup of the Italian government has not shown any great surprises but is not likely to last for the long-term.
Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the Fed's QE is not stimulating business investment because investors are cautious of an exit.
Andrew Economos, Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia at JP Morgan Asset Management explains why markets will become less tolerant of Abe and Kuroda when it comes to aggressive easing.
Two police officers were shot and wounded outside the Italian prime minister's office on Sunday as Enrico Letta's new government was being sworn in around a km (mile) away at the president's palace, RAI state television reported.
Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.
Italy finally has formed a new government, a coalition of Silvio Berlusconi's forces and center-left rivals who forged an unusual alliance to break a two-month stalemate.
French Socialist Party is pressing President Francois Hollande to toughen his stance towards German Chancellor Angela Merkel who it describes as "self-centered."
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about which European country is really in charge of the euro.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports stocks moved lower after Friday's GDP miss in the U.S.
European shares closed lower after U.S. growth figures missed expectations pointing to a potential slowdown in the world's biggest economy.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the repatriation of Japanese money, as Japanese investors continue to be net sellers of foreign assets, particularly European.
Italian prime minister-designate Enrico Letta could announce a new government on Saturday and go before parliament to spell out its program early next week, political sources said on Friday.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.