A stronger euro would "probably would weigh on the stock market," says Jim Iuorio, managing director at TJM Institutional Services.» Read More
The European Central Bank's new powers as a banking regulator may end up being all the more powerful for what they symbolize – the solidifying of the separation of European Union countries into two camps.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets edged lower ahead of the next round of aid for Greece.
David Scowsill, president and CEO of World Travel and Tourism Council, tells CNBC that most of the future tourism growth is coming out of China, 'a market which is exploding'.
Spain sold 2.02 billion euros of bonds on Thursday at its final debt auction of the year.
Peter Oppenheimer, European equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC that European equities will perform strongly in 2013 because of their attractive valuations.
French food group Danone said it was preparing a two-year cost-cutting plan to save around 200 million euros ($261 million) in Europe to cope with a lasting economic downturn in the region.
Chris Wyllie, chief investment officer at Iveagh, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve's action has made investors more likely to hold safe haven assets as they continue to be the buyer of last resort.
Marie Diron, senior economic advisor at Ernst and Young and Vicky Pryce, senior managing director for economics at FTI Consulting discuss whether the ECB will follow the Fed and ease more aggressively.
Silvio Berlusconi offered on Wednesday to stand back and make way for Mario Monti as Italy's next leader if the outgoing technocrat premier agreed to run as the candidate for a center-right coalition.
The European Union reached a landmark deal on Thursday to make the European Central Bank the bloc's top banking supervisor, giving EU leaders greater confidence that they are gaining the upper hand over the euro zone's debt crisis.
A new strategy of dual currency has been put forward to help the euro zone.
Are the days of Germany cushioning the ongoing euro zone crisis fading? One researcher thinks so.
Greece's foreign lenders hailed a bond buyback as a success even though it narrowly fell short of a target to cut the country's debt, paving the way for Athens to get long-delayed aid to avoid bankruptcy.
Employers are struggling to fill entry-level vacancies, Diana Farrell, Diana Farrell, Director and Co-founder at the McKinsey Center for Government told CNBC
Germany signaled on Wednesday it was ready to back plans for the European Central Bank to be made the chief supervisor of banks, raising the prospect of a breakthrough on the European Union's most ambitious financial reform.
A downgrade next year for the struggling U.K. economy could put the British pound under severe pressure, the head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC has warned.
The Moet British Independent Film Awards celebrated their 15th anniversary on Sunday, celebrating the most successful year ever for British Independent cinema.
The United Kingdom has never been the most ardent fan of the European Union. And is it any wonder? When it originally joined the "European Economic Community" just over 40 years ago, it had no idea that legislators based in Brussels would end up telling it that convicted prisoners must be allowed the vote, or that only certain types of bananas could be stocked in a supermarket.
Michael Buhl, CEO of the CEE Stock Exchange group, tells CNBC that they have seen a record amount of companies preparing themselves for an IPO but there needs to be one that starts the ball rolling.
Klaudius Sobczyk, founder and managing director at Advanced Dynamic Asset Management, tells CNBC that a stronger Euro is needed to balance out weaknesses in the Dollar and the Yen.
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Salman Ahmed, global fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, gives his reaction to the European Central Bank's meeting.
European equities ended higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) set a start date for its bond-buying program and upped economic growth forecasts for the euro zone.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, talks about China lowering its growth target for 2015.