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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.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on what moved markets today in Europe.
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.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European shares were flat on Monday, bringing a temporary halt to the rally being seen across global stock markets.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Stubbs, European equity strategist at Citigroup, tells CNBC why equities represent such good value in the current economic climate.
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.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened flat.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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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The FBI have stated that North Korea's government is responsible for the Sony attack. Neil Ashdown, deputy head of Asia analysis at IHS, weighs in, saying that it's difficult to "definitively attribute" a hacking attack to a particular group or state.
What were the main highlights of the EU Summit in Brussels? CNBC's Hadley Gamble gives you the lowdown.
Carnival Cruises earnings have beaten expectations in its fourth quarter, with lower fuel prices being a great help, says David Dingle, UK chairman of Carnival Cruises.