As France's Prime Minister visits Germany, experts say the two countries could learn a few economic lessons from each other.» Read More
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC says that lower interest rates will boost the country's housing and construction sectors, while a lower AUD will boost tourism and manufacturing.
Tony Farnham, Economist & Analyst, Patersons Securities says that after walking away with a 'limp' from the June meeting, Merkel's has not managed to win support from Italy, Spain and France on several issues.
The past week has marked a testing time for the EU’s most important bilateral relationship, with the Socialist Mr Hollande letting fly with some pointed barbs at Ms Merkel – and receiving return fire across the Rhine. The FT reports.
Look through the headline tumult, and the euro is still trading on traditional factors.
European shares fell on Friday and ended a four-day winning streak after signs of disagreement from European Union (EU) leaders over how to help the region's debt-ridden banks hit financial stocks.
Stephen Bodurtha, Citi Private Bank, explains why he is bullish on European equities, and investors should consider buying high quality corporate bonds.
Government plans for a 160 percent increase in the tax on beer, has left the French beer industry reeling.
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CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as European leaders meet for a second day to discuss a euro zone-wide banking union.
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Europe's leading shares closed flat on Thursday as weak earnings from companies in the region capped momentum on an index which is hovering near the highs achieved after central bank action last month.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs, Rick Santelli & Gary Kaminsky offer insight on the market close in Europe.
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Despite the recent rally in European equity markets following the European Central Bank (ECB)’s commitment to help struggling euro zone countries further, there is still plenty of caution about getting back into European stocks.
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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on what's moving global markets, ahead of a two-day EU summit set to take place in Brussels.
Germany has no choice but to monetize the debt of southern Europe and save the euro to save itself, economists say.
As EU leaders prepare to meet in Brussels on Thursday, Greece’s workers aim to make their voices heard by holding a 24-hour strike bringing the country to a halt. But with the economy in the fifth year of a recession, the lost production could cost the economy 100 million euros, according to one expert and prove counterproductive.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a preview of the likely agenda at an EU summit set to take place in Brussels.
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Moritz Kraemer, chief rating officer for sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's, says that the rise of euro-skepticism in Germany could mean the government hardens its stance.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, after weak economic data weighed on sentiment and new tax rules in the U.S. hit the pharmaceutical sector.
Ulrich Grillo, president of the BDI says that without an additional 50 to 80 billion euros ($64-103 billion) in investments, Germany's future "is risky".