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  • London Banks May Sue EU Over Bonus Caps Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:19 AM ET
    Canary Wharf at night.

    The City of London's big banks are considering suing the EU over rules to cap bonuses after receiving legal advice that the pay regulation could be struck down in court. The Financial Times reports.

  • Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post, tells CNBC that while they expect the first half of the year to be challenging they are confident of meeting the guidance.

  • Italy Elections a Setback for Confidence in Europe  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank says the uncertainty from the Italian elections is a setback for confidence returning to Europe. He says there will be an uneven recovery nonetheless.

  • Euro Zone to Bail Out Cyprus, No Details How Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:44 AM ET
    Nicosia, Cyprus

    Euro zone finance ministers pledged on Monday to agree a bailout for Cyprus by the end of March, but details of how the rescue will be financed are yet to be sorted out.

  • Europe in Recession  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia at Finaport says Europe is essentially in recession when you look at the unemployment numbers. He says central bank action is what is keeping markets up.

  • Opportunities in European Equities  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    Stephen Sheung, VP & Investment Strategist, SHK Private tells CNBC's Cash Flow which sectors he likes in Europe at the moment.

  • Latvia Should Join Euro: Expert  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Erik Berglof, chief economist at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, tells CNBC why the benefits of Lativa joining the euro outweigh the negatives.

  • What to Expect From EU Finance Ministers  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Stephen Fidler, Brussels bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, tells CNBC that he expects no firm decisions from a meeting of EU finance ministers, a body which refuses to act unless forced.

  • European Shares Drop on Earnings  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports a major sell-off in Chinese stocks pushed European markets lower.

  • Is the EU Bonus Cap 'Disastrous'?  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor of CityAM, tells CNBC why the Swiss pay vote is far more sensible than a "disastrous" potential EU cap on bankers' bonuses.

  • Political Situation 'Hairy': Expert  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, tells CNBC that politics rather than economics is looking most likely to cause a market shock.

  • Euro Zone Sentiment Falls Sharply in March Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    EU Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

    An inconclusive election in Italy, the region's third- largest economy, rattled investors and caused a sharp fall in Euro-Zone sentiment, Sentix said on Monday.

  • Italy Moves Closer to New Vote After Ultimatum Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    Italy could be inching closer towards another election within months after center-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani issued an ultimatum to anti-establishment 5-Star Movement boss Beppe Grillo to support a new government or return to the polls.

  • Swiss Prison Sentences for Golden Parachutes Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 5:26 AM ET

    Swiss voters on Sunday approved what has been dubbed the toughest executive pay rules in the world. Sixty eight percent of voters were in favor of forcing Swiss companies to give shareholders sweeping powers in deciding on executive pay.

  • US Investors Should Fear Tumbling Pound: Citi Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 5:06 AM ET

    New research by Citigroup has shed a light on the growing gap between a weak economy and a bullish stock market in the U.K., but the bank says sterling's tumble could be a warning for overseas investors, particularly those from the U.S.

  • Poland No Longer the Darling of Investors Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:38 AM ET
    Workers decorate the fence  surrounding Poland’s National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday May 30, 2012. Poland is in full preparation mode as it counts down to the Euro 2012 football tournament that it is co-hosting with Ukraine starting on June 8. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Poland's bond market, which saw record inflows last year, is no longer appealing, according to BNP Paribas' Bartosz Pawlowski.

  • Long Haul Ahead for Britain's Struggling Economy Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 3:36 AM ET
    Clouds over the City of London

    Nearly three years after Britain's Conservative-led government vowed to restore the country to financial health, the economy looks stuck in a rut and could already be in its third recession since 2008.

  • Peter Spiegel, Brussels Bureau chief at the FT, tells CNBC that the result of the Italian election may stir action at the Eurogroup meeting.

  • HSBC Full-Year Profit Misses, Shares Fall Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 3:19 AM ET

    Europe's biggest bank HSBC posted a pre-tax profit of $20.65 billion for 2012, much lower than the $22.7 billion forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll.

  • Going Back into Emerging Markets: Strategist  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Bruno Verstraete, partner at Lakefield Partners, tells CNBC that there will be increased market volatility in March due to the US Sequester and the ongoing political discussions in Italy.

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