Europe News


  • Euro Zone Rescuer Draghi Faces Daunting 2013 Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 9:55 AM ET

    With two short sentences, the head of the European Central Bank took the heat out of the euro zone crisis this year. In 2013 Mario Draghi has to live up to even bigger expectations.

  • Spain May Dodge Bailout, Market in Christmas Truce Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 8:20 AM ET

    Spain may not be fully out of the woods, but investors' favorable attitude towards the country suggests it is biding its time well and may get not need to request a bailout, analysts told CNBC.

  • Global Markets Update  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including

  • Italy's Political Leaders Keep Everyone Guessing Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:23 AM ET

    Political intrigue in Rome is keeping investors, economists and even politicians guessing over who will actually run in Italy's 2013 elections and why.

  • The Swiss National Bank is opening a branch in Singapore to allow for round-the-clock management of its foreign exchange reserves, which it needs to tap to defend the safe-haven franc from over-heating.

  • Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, tells CNBC that Europe¿s periphery is relatively constructive with yields continuing to fall.

  • Is 2013 the Year of $50 Oil and $1,200 Gold? Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:29 AM ET

    Drastic falls in the price of oil and gold, doubling of the yield in 30-year Treasurys and mass nationalizations in Japan’s struggling electronics industry may be on the agenda next year.

  • European Stocks Open Higher  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 3:00 AM ET

    Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open as stocks are open higher.

  • Short Euro Between 1.33-1.35: Pro  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees some weakness in the Euro-Dollar cross going into the new year, explaining why the 1.33 to 1.35 range is a good place to short the Euro.

  • Italy's Mario Monti May Run For PM  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:31 AM ET

    Markets across Europe close mostly lower on "fiscal cliff" concerns, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Mario Monti is expected to make an announcement this week on whether he intends to run for Prime Minister.

  • Redefining the Business of Beauty  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Discussing the business model, and experience for subscribers of Birchbox, with its co-founders Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp.

  • Greece's Lenders Warn of 'Very Large' Risks to Bailout Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    Political resistance and potential court challenges are among "very large" risks to reforms for Greece's bailout program, the country's lenders said on Monday.

  • New European Central Bank powers to oversee euro zone banks will help restore confidence in the sector and revive interbank lending, its president, Mario Draghi, said on Monday.

  • Tepper: 'Pretty Good Economy, Right Now'  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    David Tepper, president & founder, Appaloosa Management, says the question you have to ask is what happens with the Fed when the unemployment rate comes down. They'll keep doing what they're doing till that happens, he adds.

  • Berlusconi's Love Life Lost in Translation Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 6:52 AM ET
    Francesca Pascale, Silvio Berluconi's 28 year old girlfriend.

    Global media reports that the former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi announced his engagement have been dismissed by native Italians who say Berlusconi has been mis-translated.

  • Global Markets Update: Selloffs Across the Board  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including profit warnings and a big change in the government of Japan.

  • Eni to Invest $8 Billion to Boost Libya Production Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:17 AM ET

    Italy's Eni plans to invest $8 billion in Libya over the next 10 years to develop its upstream business as it moves to strengthen its grip as the leading international oil and gas producer in the country.

  • European Markets Open Mixed  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Cho takes you through the European market open on Monday 17th of December.

  • Italy Awaits Monti's Decision on Political Future Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:22 AM ET
    Mario Monti

    Italy awaits Monti's decision on his - and Italy's - political future.

  • Actor Depardieu: Success Being Punished in France Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:11 AM ET
    French actor Gerard Depardieu

    The French actor, accused by French government leaders of being "pathetic" and unpatriotic in trying to dodge taxes by buying a house over the border in Belgium, has hit back at politicians.

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