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The worst of the euro zone sovereign debt crisis is over, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview to be published on Friday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on what's moving global markets, as the Nikkei 225 moves up 0.91% today, and the Japanese yen weakens.
The European Central Bank will steadfastly enforce conditions attached to sovereign bond purchases under its program to help euro zone states cut borrowing costs, ECB Governing Council member Luc Coene said.
Big companies in Britain now pay less tax than they did 12 years ago despite a big jump in profitability. Tax campaigners say the trend is the clearest signal yet that tax avoidance has blossomed under a more business-friendly strategy at the UK tax authority Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.
European regulations are stifling innovation within the telecom industry and preventing its growth, Ben Verwaayen, CEO of Paris-based telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent has told CNBC.
Shareholders in Spain's nationalized lender Bankia face high losses after the country's bank rescue fund disclosed on Wednesday the bank has a negative valuation of 4.2 billion euros.
David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials, CreditSights says that Europe's outlook remains sanguine with hopes pinned on more refinancing, but the environment for bank profitability is shrouded in doubts.
Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist, CIMB Research flags political risks from Europe in 2013. He says China's policies are on a much more stable footing and its economy has troughed.
The Bank of England that Mark Carney will inherit in July is uncertain of its next steps, and the U.K.'s economic outlook does not appear to be getting any better.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he will run for Italian PM if the party asks him to, and that he has been sentenced to four years in prison due to tax fraud, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including light volume ahead of the holiday.
Ralph Silva, VP of Banking Strategy, HfS Research discusses Barron's cover story which forecasts Europe stocks could rally as much as 20 percent in 2013.
Silvio Berlusconi, Former Italian Prime Minister says he is returning to run in Italy's elections in February because of the threat from leftist parties.
Louisa Bojesen takes a look at US stock futures and how European stocks have been trading on Monday.
Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, who is preparing to make a comeback in elections due in February 2013, has hinted at a conspiracy that toppled his government in November last year.
Two days after stepping down, Mario Monti announced on Sunday he would consider seeking a second term as Italian prime minister if approached by allies committed to backing his austere brand of reforms.
Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist at Orb Global Investments says the Euro will hit 1.50 next year as it is the only viable reserve currency compared to the U.S. dollar.
This week, Daniel Loeb, one of Wall Street's most successful investors, scooped up a $500 million windfall for his clients in a bond buyback deal with the Greek government. The FT reports.
There are just five trading days left until the fiscal cliff deadline, with Peter Andersen, Congress Asset Management Company; Jeff Saut, Raymond James; Dean Maki, Barclays; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
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Dan Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF, says he is overweight equities outside of the U.S.
Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Partners, says 2018 or 2019 could be the end of the current U.S. economic cycle.
Jessica Simmonds, owner of Okishima and Simmonds, shows you how to make your own Christmas wreath.