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  • ECB's Draghi: Economic Activity Is Stabilizing Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 4:51 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Friday that financial markets are experiencing "relative tranquility" at the start of this year and all the indices point to a substantial improvement of financing conditions.

  • Turkey's Basci: We Expect 4% Growth This Year  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Erdem Basci, governor of the Central Bank of Turkey, tells CNBC that they expect plus four percent growth in 2013 and they have to be careful about rapid credit growth.

  • Finland's Stubb: Love to See Euro Trading Lower  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Alexander Stubb, Finland¿s minister for European affairs and foreign trade, tells CNBC that he would love to see the Euro a little bit weaker as it would drive exports and improve growth.

  • Christine Lagarde at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said global uncertainties, including the euro zone debt crisis and the U.S. fiscal negotiations, are continuing to weigh on growth.

  • European Markets Open Down Ahead of Key Data  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, where markets have opened in the red.

  • Iberdrola CEO: Rajoy's Govt Has Made Good Progress  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Ignacio Sanchez Galan, chief executive officer of Spanish power utility company Iberdrola, tells CNBC that the Rajoy government has already taken many hard decisions.

  • Barclays Forced to Name Executives on Libor List Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 2:06 AM ET
    Robert Diamond

    Barclays was forced to name former heads Bob Diamond and John Varley, finance director Chris Lucas and other top executives and traders linked to a global rate-fixing probe, despite their calls for anonymity.

  • FT Editor: Cameron Has Taken a Gamble on Europe  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Lionel Barber, editor at The Financial Times, tells CNBC that the key questions will be what kind of powers David Cameron can repatriate from the EU and what about the uncertainty created for business.

  • Expect a Shift Into Riskier Markets: Pro  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:15 PM ET

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas tells CNBC's Cash Flow to expect a shift into riskier European equities.

  • Britain Risks Sliding Into Recession, Again Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:29 PM ET

    Britain will find out later on Friday whether its economy shrank again late last year, raising the risk that it is heading for its third recession since the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Italian PM Under Fire Over Bank Crisis Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:39 PM ET

    Mario Monti, Italy's prime minister, was forced to offer to recall parliament on Thursday amid questions about his government's handling of the financial crisis at Monte dei Paschi di Siena and the role of the central bank. The Financial Times reports.

  • London Has World's Most Expensive Office Space Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    City of London

    London trumped Hong Kong for the dubious accolade of world's most expensive city for office space, according to a recent survey.

  • George Soros: European Banking System Revived  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros, provides perspective on Europe's banking crisis, U.S. debt and when he expects to see a spike in interest rates, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. The euro is transforming the European Union into something very different, he says.

  • Interest Rates Could Spike This Year: Soros Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:34 PM ET
    George Soros, founder of Soros Fund Management LLC

    Rates will rise dramatically as soon as there are clear signs the US economy is picking up, billionaire financier George Soros said in an interview at Davos.

  • Dow Chemical CEO: Energy Growth a 'Game Changer' Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 12:12 PM ET

    The U.S. energy complex including the growth of natural-gas drilling is "a game changer" that could contribute to global economic growth and promote jobs, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris told CNBC.

  • European Markets: FTSE Hits Fresh Highs  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's market moving events from Europe as shares extended gains, taking direction from the S&P 500.

  • Work Still Needed to Heal Banks: BIS  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Work to improve the banking sector's health is still incomplete, says Jaime Caruana, general manager at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

  • Pro: Why Gold is Still a Short Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:48 AM ET

    Pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at important technical levels for the yellow metal.

  • Leaders at Davos Put Spotlight on Europe's Biggest Burden Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Business leaders, politicians and labor organizations warned on Thursday that urgent action needs to be taken to prevent Europe's youth from becoming a lost generation, a development which could have severe social consequences.

  • Sweden's Borg: Crisis Not Yet Over  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, warns against getting carried away with the idea that the European crisis is over.

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