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A plan to create a single euro zone banking supervisor is illegal, according to a secret legal opinion for EU finance ministers that deals a further blow to a reform deemed vital to solving the bloc’s debt crisis, the Financial Times reports
Pawel Swieboda, President, demosEuropa explains why he's optimistic on Central European nations. He adds that the shift to continental Europe has given nations like Poland an opportunity to expand into global markets.
Monty Agarwal, Managing Partner, MA Capital Management says that although companies are beating earnings expectations, they are doing so from a low base.
The 75 percent tax on millionaires in France has caused more of the rich to put their homes up for sale. But don't expect bargains in Paris, where prices remains high.
Europe's equity market powered to three-week highs on Wednesday, with the Madrid bourse and the banking sector bolstered by news that Spain had escaped a rating downgrade to 'junk' and hopes that it will soon seek a bailout.
The challenge for corporates in the post-crash environment is to remain competitive. That calls for stronger engagement with customers, and sticking to one’s areas of genuine expertise, not necessarily becoming bigger, argues Moorad Choudhry.
Bankers in Britain could in the future face being struck off an industry-wide register if they misbehave, if plans being drawn up by a U.K. banking group go ahead.
Spain avoids a cut and the British go to work — it's time for your FX Fix.
As populations rapidly age, reform to straining pension systems must happen now or we will all pay the pay the price when we retire, according to the latest report on pension provision.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at the Spanish IBEX, the main gainer in Wednesday morning trading.
There are few bankers running Wall Street institutions these days who hark back to the big brash era before the financial crisis. Mike Corbat’s elevation to succeed Vikram Pandit as Citigroup’s next chief executive adds another methodical financier to a growing group of low-profile bank bosses.
Opposition to a Spanish request for a second round of EU aid has begun to wither in recent days both in Madrid and other eurozone capitals, clearing the way for the first use of a new, limitless European Central Bank bond buying program
U.K. bankers face the risk of being barred from their profession by an independent body if they misbehave, under new rules being weighed up by the main City bank lobby group in a bid to revive the battered reputation of the financial sector, the FT reports.
Germany seems to be thawing toward Greece, but what this means for the euro is complicated. And then there's Spain.
The teeth are pretty sharp on Wall Street but Father Sebastiaan van Houten, professional fang maker, makes them even sharper. Hsssssss!
European shares closed higher on Tuesday after Portugal revealed an austerity-focused budget and a report suggested Spain is ready to request a bailout.
Marilyn Monroe has been dead for more than 50 years, but her image lives on and her estate made $27 million last year, according to Forbes which placed her at number 3 on its ‘Dead Celebrities Rich List in 2011, right behind Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.
A new cancer drug being trialed by Swiss Drugmaker Roche Holding will present a key opportunity for the company in the coming months, Roche CEO Severin Schwan told CNBC Tuesday.
Earnings lift the dollar and Panama wants in on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
The books for the new euro zone bailout fund bond are expected to open Tuesday, and the demand and pricing for the bond could show plenty about how the market views the euro zone’s prospects for success in the tussle with its debt crisis.
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At Davos, Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris, says the reform of the "populari" banks makes the banking environment in Italy "considerably more investment friendly."
At Davos, Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris, discusses the recent launch of quantitative easing in Europe.
At Davos, Sir Mike Rake, President of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and chairman of BT Group says that the benefits of staying in the European Union outweigh the costs.