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Allegra Perry, luxury research managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald, tells CNBC that the fall in Inditex's share price is a small correction but she expects their growth figures to remain solid.
The U.K.'s blue-chip index has soared 10 percent so far this year. Goldman Sachs says there's more to come.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
The security fiasco at last year's Olympic Games was a "significant distraction" for G4S but its core business has managed to avoid any long-lasting damage to its reputation, Nick Buckles CEO at G4S told CNBC Wednesday.
Years of inflation in Chinese wages and freight costs have chased several US manufacturers back home from China. Now a British food producer is delivering arguably the ultimate blow to the one-time factory of the world. The FT reports.
Zara owner Inditex posted a 22 percent rise in 2012 profit to 2.4 billion euros ($3.13 billion) on Wednesday, shrugging off belt-tightening in home market Spain by tapping fashion-hungry consumers in markets like Asia.
Louise Cooper of CooperCity discusses economic red flags she is seeing. "I think the UK is very bad at analyzing what's going on in Europe," she says.
Chancellor Angela Merkel urged German employers to help get more women back to work after they become mothers in a country that needs to boost its workforce.
How immune is the U.S. market to the continuing crisis in Europe? Ewen Cameron Watt of BlackRock, provides perspective on the global markets, and on what's guiding BlackRock's stock.
Dissecting today's market action in the European markets, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs; and weighing in on activists role in the markets and whether stocks are still cheap is Aswath Damodaran, NYU Professor.
Politicians must act to combat Europe's financial crisis because central banks can't do it alone, Jens Weidmann, the president of the Bundesbank, said Tuesday.
Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank and a member of the ECB's governing council, says only politics, not the European Central Bank, can solve the euro zone crisis.
Reclassifying Greece as an emerging market economy is "deeply offensive," according to one analyst.
Italy's election produced the hung parliament investors said was the worst possible outcome. So why do markets seem largely unconcerned?
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets opened flat on Tuesday, ahead of bond auctions from both Spain and Italy.
Tom Buerkle, international editor at Institutional Investor, explains why Norway tops their Country Credit Rating table, while the U.S. has its lowest point tally in over three decades.
Gina Sanchez, founder, Chantico Global, explains why she remains positive on U.S. and European stocks despite what she views as a disconnect between fundamentals and market levels.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Willem de Vijlder, CIO of strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, explains why you should invest in real assets in a diversified way.
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Peter Frank, executive director of BBVA, talks about currencies, in particular the strength of the US dollar vs. the euro.
Notis Marias, Greek Independent MEP, explains why he thinks that the European Central Bank is profiting from Greece's debt.
Discussing its situation with Russia over gas supplies, Andriy Kobolyev, CEO of Naftogaz, talks about the disruption to its gas supply network, and its impact on the company.