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  • Europe Shares Close Mixed  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Monday, boosted by upbeat U.S. durable goods sales data showing orders jumped 4.6 percent in December. Expectations had been for a 1.8 percent rise.

  • European Markets Pare Losses  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on what moved markets today in Europe.

  • Spain May End Short-Selling Ban as Crisis Eases Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    Spain may end its ban on short-selling stocks and bonds this week as the euro zone crisis relents, although controls could stay for bank shares which speculators targeted heavily during last year's turmoil.

  • Global Markets: European Rally Stalls  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European shares were flat on Monday, bringing a temporary halt to the rally being seen across global stock markets.

  • Surge in Europe Equity Flows Sparks Worries Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    The return of risk appetite has boosted European stock markets, as more investors have rotated out of safe-haven bonds, and new research shows sentiment towards European equities is now at the best level in several years.

  • Italians Have a New Tool to Unearth Tax Cheats Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 4:21 AM ET

    The Italian National Revenue Agency is being accused of bullying after taking on tax-evasion by looking at how much suspected tax cheats spend. The New York Times reports.

  • Italians Have a New Tool to Unearth Tax Cheats Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 4:18 AM ET

    This month, the Italian National Revenue Agency decided to try a new tack. Rather than attempting to ferret out how much suspected tax cheats earn, the agency began trying to infer it from how much they spend.

  • Equities 'Cheapest in Decades': Expert  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Jonathan Stubbs, European equity strategist at Citigroup, tells CNBC why equities represent such good value in the current economic climate.

  • Most French People Want 'Les Rosbifs' to Leave EU Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 3:50 AM ET

    The British Prime Minister threw down the gauntlet on EU membership last week, announcing a referendum on U.K. membership of the EU by 2017. Now a new opinion poll in France shows a majority of the French population favor an exit by the British - "Les Rosbifs" - from the Union.

  • European Markets Open Flat  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened flat.

  • UK Polls Show Boost for Cameron After Speech Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 2:55 AM ET
    David Cameron

    Nick Clegg, leader of the junior party in Britain's ruling coalition, denounced David Cameron's pledge to hold a referendum on quitting the European Union, as polls on Sunday indicated the prime minister's move may gain him votes.

  • Berlusconi Defends Mussolini, Sparking Outrage Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 2:17 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi (L), Benito Mussolini (R).

    Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi triggered outrage from Italy's political left on Sunday with comments defending fascist wartime leader Benito Mussolini at a ceremony commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust.

  • Bank of America

    Bank of America has begun moving more than $50bn of derivatives business out of its Dublin-based operation and into its UK subsidiary, according to people close to the operation.

  • ECB's Draghi, Germany at Odds Over Cyprus Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:19 AM ET
    European Central Bank president Mario Draghi.

    The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has clashed with Germany's finance minister over Cyprus, arguing that failure to bail out the tiny island nation could endanger the wider euro zone.

  • Credit Suisse Could Owe $2 Billion Over Fraud: Judge Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:12 AM ET

    Credit Suisse Group Inc faces a potential $2 billion of exposure over fraud that occurred a decade ago at National Century Financial Enterprises, a result of a federal judge's determination on how to apportion responsibility.

  • Monte Paschi Seeks New Investor as Storm Deepens Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 10:30 PM ET
    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

    Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it was seeking a financial investor as the political storm over a derivatives scandal at the ailing bank intensified ahead of next month's Italian election.

  • Markets to Move Up Further: ABN Amro  Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Han De Jong, Chief Economist, ABN Amro says markets are ripe for a pullback but they're still at the early stage of a very significant move up.

  • Are Financial Markets in a Virtuous Cycle?  Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Han De Jong, Chief Economist, ABN Amro says the global economic situation has changed over the last few months and financial markets have moved from a vicious to virtuous cycle.

  • Aftermath of the Gas Plant Siege in Algeria  Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS discusses the ground level risks that energy firms face. He says companies are taking a more disciplined and methodological approach to risk.

  • Amid the increasingly crowded space of social media and social commerce businesses, what does it take to stay on top and stand out in the tech startup arena? Brand loyalty and exclusive products, said one Silicon Valley executive to CNBC.

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