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  • France May Water Down 75% Tax Rate After Setback Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 12:02 PM ET

    An embarrassing derailment of France's 75 percent millionaires' tax may open an opportunity to water down a scheme that had damaged the country's image with international investors.

  • Global Markets Update: EU Shares Flat  Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as fears over a lack of resolution to the U.S. "fiscal cliff" sent the FTSE 100 lower.

  • Tech Stocks Defy Europe's Short Selling Decline Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 2:38 AM ET
    A visitor looks at a plaque commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Borsa Italiana, inside Italy's stock exchange, which is part of the London Stock Exchange Group Plc, in Milan, Italy.

    The practice of short selling, betting that stock will fall to profit from the decline, has declined, according to research firm Markit, and this trend is much more pronounced in Europe than it is in the U.S.

  • Stung Bankia Investors Look to Courts for Justice Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 2:28 AM ET

    Spanish savers and pensioners who have seen their money wiped out by investing in state-rescued lender Bankia are likely to seek redress in court rather than wait for any official inquiry, which looks increasingly unlikely.

  • Merkel Says Euro Zone Crisis Far From Over Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 1:21 AM ET
    Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany

    The euro zone sovereign debt crisis is far from over even though reform measures designed to address the roots of the problem are beginning to bear fruit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year's address.

  • Bullish Outlook for Corporate Bonds  Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Steve Goldman, Managing Director, Kapstream Capital remains optimistic on corporate bonds. Speaking of Europe, he says that ECB action has helped reduce tail risks, leaving a benign environment for EU bonds.

  • Top French Court Overturns 75% Upper Tax Rate Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 4:41 AM ET

    France's Constitutional Council said on Saturday it was overturning a 75 percent upper tax rate on income above 1 million euros ($1.32 million) due to be introduced in 2013 by the seven-month-old Socialist government.

  • European Markets Close  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including France's final estimate of Q3 GDP.

  • Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (R) holds talks with EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn at the Moncloa palace on October 1, 2012 in Madrid.

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday he did not rule out tapping the European Central Bank's bond-buying

  • Global Markets: Why Japan Matters  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks lose ground and hope fades there will be additional monetary easing in Japan and a "fiscal cliff" deal reached in the U.S.

  • Italy's borrowing costs rose slightly at the first auction for long-term debt to be settled in 2013 as thin trading and worries over the U.S. budget weighed on peripheral bonds.

  • How the UK Tax Man Got Cozy With Big Business Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:53 AM ET

    For Ian Barlow, Britain's tax authority has gone from being fearsome to being really rather nice.

  • Predictions For the New Year  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Elections, the economy and a looming debt crisis in the U.S. and Europe dominated headlines in 2012. What will take center stage in 2013? Washington Post's Ezra Klein and Yahoo! Finance's Mike Santoli make their predictions on what's ahead for Washington, Wall Street and around the world.

  • UK Bid to Win EU Opt-Outs Is Damaging: Van Rompuy Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 8:42 PM ET
    David Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempts to win back powers from the European Union could damage the 27-nation bloc and its single market, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in an interview published on Thursday.

  • Russian Ban on U.S. Adoptions  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Moscow is going to approve a ban on American couples from adopting Russian children, with Don Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses the state of Europe's fiscal woes.

  • The Worst of Euro Crisis Is Over: Germany's Schaeuble Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 12:39 PM ET
    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, Pool)

    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.

  • European Markets Close  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

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

  • Global Markets: Japan the Big Story  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    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.

  • ECB Will Not Waver Over Bond-Buying Conditions: Coene Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 5:16 AM ET
    European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    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.

  • Profits Up, but Britain Gets Less Tax From Big Firms Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 4:39 AM ET
    London Bridge

    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.

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