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  • Spain Kicks Off Tough 2013 With Strong Bond Sale Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 5:10 AM ET
    EU Approves Spain Bank Restructuring, Opens Door to Aid

    Spain's Treasury sold 5.8 billion euros in bonds on Thursday, well above its target range of 4 billion to 5 billion euros, and borrowing costs came down at its first debt auction of the year.

  • If It Wants to Be Special to America, UK Needs EU Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 2:35 AM ET
    EU-and-US-flag.jpg

    The Obama administration on Wednesday publicly signaled its growing concern about a possible British exit from the EU, just days before David Cameron sets out plans for a referendum on the issue.

  • Anti-Business Image Is English Caricature: France Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 2:25 AM ET
    Cracks in France…as Southern Europe Moves Ahead

    France may have bid adieu to one of its main cultural exports in actor Gerard Depardieu who has left the county in a protest over tax, but it is assiduously courting the international business world in order to revive the French economy.

  • Tesco Names New UK Leader as Xmas Sales Rise Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 2:08 AM ET
    A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    Tesco, the world's third largest retailer, named a new British leader as it showed signs of a revival in its home market with a rise in underlying Christmas sales.

  • UK Retailer Says No Xmas Turkey as Sales Leaked Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 12:03 AM ET

    British retailer Marks & Spencer reported a bigger-than-expected drop in non-food sales in the Christmas quarter after deciding to offer fewer discounts just as Debenhams and other rivals were offering more.

  • Boeing Defends 787   Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Boeing Defends 787

    Boeing defends the reliability of the 787 Dreamliner, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Hans Weber, Tecop International president.

  • Swiss Tax Dodge Costs Florida Woman Millions Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    UBS to Cut Up to 10,000 Jobs

    In one of the largest such prosecutions in years, a Florida woman pleaded guilty to two charges of filing false tax returns that failed to report her UBS accounts.

  • 'Big Fall' in Germany's Fourth-Quarter GDP Seen Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:51 AM ET
    In Euro Zone Crisis, Germany Benefits From Apprentices

    A scant increase in German November industrial production was a "major disappointment," Capital Economics said, reinforcing expectations of a "big fall" in fourth-quarter GDP.

  • How Retail Banks Are Shrinking Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    Lloyds Eyes Shake-Up of Banker Bonuses

    Investment banking has been the focus of much of the recent news in the financial universe, with politicians urging banks to refocus on their traditional retail operations.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Higher   Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:08 AM ET
    Global Markets: European Shares Higher

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as a positive start to U.S. earnings season push stocks slightly higher.

  • UBS Says Cleaning Up Its Act After Libor 'Shocker' Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 2:54 AM ET

    UBS has yet to fully purge itself of a global interest rate scandal that has put it at risk of a wave of costly civil suits, its investment banking chief said on Wednesday.

  • We'll Cut Costs to Survive: Sainsbury CFO Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 2:28 AM ET

    Supermarket chain Sainsbury plans to combine cost cuts with expansion in 2013, CFO John Rogers told CNBC Wednesday, with the group determined to lure more cash-strapped consumers to its mid-range supermarkets.

  • Why This May Be the Week the ECB Cuts Rates Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 2:06 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    A growing number of economists predict the European Central Bank’s rate-setting committee will vote to cut interest rates again at Thursday’s meeting.

  • Business Leaders Warn Cameron on EU Exit Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 1:44 AM ET
    David Cameron

    UK business leaders, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell, warned Prime Minister David Cameron in a letter to the Financial Times on Wednesday that he risks hurting Britain's businesses if he proposes to exit the European Union.

  • European Markets Close Slightly Negative   Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Markets Close Slightly Negative

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as shares surrendered gains and investors braced for sluggish earning results from the U.S.

  • Prosecutor to Open Tax Probe on French Budget Minister Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 10:36 AM ET
    Cracks in France…as Southern Europe Moves Ahead

    The Paris Prosecutor's office said on Tuesday that it was opening a preliminary investigation into French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac over allegations that he had an undisclosed bank account in Switzerland.

  • Delta Airlines baggage tags are affixed on the handle of luggage on December 11, 2012 in Manchester, England.

    Virgin Atlantic said American Airlines executive Craig Kreeger would become its next CEO as the British carrier looks to make a success of its transatlantic joint venture with Delta Air Lines.

  • How to Play Earnings Season in Europe Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    Investors had one eye on the start of the earnings season in the U.S., but strategists said Europe's own earnings season could throw up a few surprises.

  • Ireland Raises $3.3 Billion in First Issue of 2013 Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 7:30 AM ET
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    Ireland sold 2.5 billion euros ($3.3 billion) of debt on Tuesday, raising a quarter of the 10 billion euros it aims to borrow in 2013 ahead of a planned exit from its EU/IMF bailout.

  • European Shares Higher Ahead of US Earnings   Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 6:10 AM ET
    European Shares Higher Ahead of US Earnings

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as prices on EU debt rise and yields fall slightly.

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