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Will Oswald, Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at Standard Chartered Bank says we are in a better environment for the markets to perform with central banks willing to give support.
Italy's technocrat prime minister, Mario Monti, is likely to lead the country again after the national election in February, Coutts Chief Investment Officer Norman Villamin told CNBC.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the automaker's fourth quarter numbers and projected losses. And, Michael Ward, Sterne Agee analyst, weighs in on the earnings and explains why he has a "buy" on the stock.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the European market as it closes, saying the U.S. data has lifted European equities into the close.
Egypt's army chief said political strife was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year, as Cairo's first elected leader struggles to contain bloody street violence.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a high profile boardroom battle is heating up involving a major international coal mining company named Bumi.
Nat Rothschild, Co-founder of Bumi stepped up the bitter battle for control of the Indonesia-focused miner, attacking both the board for its inaction and CEO Nick von Schirnding for "embellishing his CV."
Dutch Queen Beatrix, who turns 75 on Thursday, announced she was abdicating in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander, telling her country it was time to hand the crown to the next generation after more than three decades on the throne.
The U.K. faces a "significant" risk of losing its triple-A rating, as its economy has worsened since it was placed on negative outlook last year, David Riley, Fitch Ratings global managing director for sovereign ratings, told CNBC.
Andrew Slimmon, managing director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, tells CNBC that he thinks the market rally is long from over and although many people are expecting a pullback, he questions whether it will come.
Mark Carney, incoming governor of the Bank of England, struck a cautious note on Monday, saying banks were now better placed to withstand financial shocks but warning that they still needed to reform further.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, with a focus on Spain as the Troika visits the country.
George Osborne is braced for a new political backlash over bank bonuses, as state-controlled Royal Bank of Scotland prepares to pay as much as 250 million pounds to staff at an investment banking division heavily implicated in the Libor-rigging scandal. The FT reports.
Spain's conservative prime minister is preparing a package of small measures - such as tax breaks for young entrepreneurs - to stimulate the economy even as he vows to stick to budget cuts.
Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index says the EUR could go up to 1.39 in the first quarter.
Almost 100 billion euros of private funds flowed back into the euro zone's periphery late last year after action by the European Central Bank encouraged reinvestment in the crisis-hit countries. The Financial Times reports.
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.
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Peter Frank, executive director of BBVA, talks about currencies, in particular the strength of the US dollar vs. the euro.
Notis Marias, Greek Independent MEP, explains why he thinks that the European Central Bank is profiting from Greece's debt.
Discussing its situation with Russia over gas supplies, Andriy Kobolyev, CEO of Naftogaz, talks about the disruption to its gas supply network, and its impact on the company.