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  • ECB Will Hold Interest Rates: Pro   Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    ECB Will Hold Interest Rates: Pro

    Allan Valentiner, director of Fixed Income at Johannes Führ, tells CNBC that the ECB is going to hold short-term rates where they are for quite some time.

  • European Markets Open Flat   Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET
    European Markets Open Flat

    Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in flat.

  • Currency Wars Return '30s Style: Who Will Lose Out? Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    As countries try to weaken their currencies to boost exports, the risk of a currency war similar to events seen in the 1930s has heightened, according to Morgan Stanley.

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    Credit Suisse will continue to cut costs aggressively as it seeks to keep profits stable in the wake of poor fourth-quarter earnings and a fragile macro-economic environment, CEO Brady Dougan told CNBC Thursday.

  • Dassault CEO: 'Prudent to be Prudent'   Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Dassault CEO: 'Prudent to be Prudent'

    Bernard Charles, CEO of French technology group, Dassault Systemes, tells CNBC that it is 'prudent to be prudent' at the beginning of the year and not set up unrealistic targets.

  • Russian Money Streams Through Cyprus Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:29 AM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    In 2011, Cyprus was the number-one destination for Russian money being sent abroad and the number-one direct investor in Russia, with more than $13bn in investments, according to Russia’s Central Bank, the Financial Times reports.

  • Defensive Strategy: Short the Euro   Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:45 AM ET
    Defensive Strategy: Short the Euro

    Brendan Brown, Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities says a short position in the EUR is a good defensive strategy.

  • Credit Suisse Swings to Profit, Misses Forecasts Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:36 AM ET
    Credit Suisse CEO: More Tough Times Ahead for Financials

    Credit Suisse said on Thursday it will cut more costs than expected, after swinging to a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter net profit.

  • Nervous Market Reactions Look Overdrawn   Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Nervous Stock Market Reactions Look Overdrawn

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets discusses the Europe markets and says the nervousness there is overdrawn.

  • Traders Watch Scary Chart Patterns, Bearish Forecasts Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:24 PM ET
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    Whether stocks can break out one way or the other has been the question of the week, and the drama is building.

  • Global Markets Are On a Tear!   Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Global Markets Are On a Tear!

    The Japanese Index is hitting a 52-month high, and the European markets are posting sizable gains for the year. CNBC's Seema Mody; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, offer insight.

  • The Euro Zone's Currency Concerns   Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:15 PM ET
    The Euro Zone's Currency Concerns

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer, DBS Private Bank says the ECB will likely keep the refinancing rate on hold but Mario Draghi is likely to talk about keeping the euro low. He says the rise in Spanish and Italian 10-year bond yields is partly due to political uncertainty.

  • Time to Embrace Risk?   Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:10 PM ET
    Time to Embrace Risk?

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer, DBS Private Bank says unlimited central bank intervention has taken a large amount of tail risks off the table. He has moved from being neutral to overweight on stocks.

  • Impact of ECB's Policy Stance on the Euro   Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    Impact of ECB's Policy Stance on the Euro

    Arthur Hogan, Managing Director & Head of Product Strategy Equity Research at Lazard Capital Markets says the ECB is the only central bank that appears to be tightening. He says this has impacted the euro and led to pressure on exporters.

  • Some US Companies Are Seeing a Bottom in Europe Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium.

    American companies aspire European region to boost its profit in 2013 after years of weakness.

  • RBS and Whack-A-Mole: Chilton Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    The head of the CFTC says this is yet another glaring example of the financial sector run amok and warns regulators around the globe need bigger and heavier hammers.

  • European Shares Extend Losses   Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Shares Extend Losses

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland Hit by $612 Million Libor Fine Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    The Royal Bank of Scotland

    Royal Bank of Scotland will be punished for its role in the global interest-rate rigging scandal with fines amounting to $612 million, the British bank said on Wednesday.

  • Monte Paschi Loss Could Be Up to 1 Billion Euros Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 9:20 AM ET
    The Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA logo is seen on one of the bank's branches in Rome, Italy.

    Board members at Monte dei Paschi are expected to say that Italy's third largest bank may have lost up to 1 billion euros on trades, higher than the initial estimate.

  • CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

    Banks that rigged interest rates behaved in "brazen, flagrant" fashion, the head of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission told CNBC on Wednesday.

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Europe Video

  • ETX to buy Alpari's client list

    Online trading company ETX is set to buy the entire client list of foreign exchange broker, Alpari. Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, discusses further.

  • India: Open for business?

    India's stocks and currency have performed strongly recently thanks, in part, to new business-friendly policies. Ashish Chauhan, Managing Director and CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange, discusses how this has reflected in stock listings.

  • Europe slumps as oil climbs; Airlines fall

    European equities closed sharply lower on Thursday following a selloff in the U.S. Wednesday and a lackluster lead from Asia.