Europe News


  • Global Markets Update: Equities Pull Back     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a choppy trading session in the markets, and an update on bonds and the euro.

  • Jace Tyrrell, Head of Communications & Operations, New West End Company says footfall in London increased over the weekend after recent slump.

  • John J. Phelan Jr., a former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange who introduced computer technology to the Big Board in the 1980s and was widely praised for his calming response to the stock market crash of October 1987, died on Saturday in Manhattan. He was 81. The NYT reports.

  • Fed Officials Underscore Divisions Over Action Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:51 AM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said that the Fed should again expand its holdings of mortgage bonds and Treasury securities.  The New York Times reports.

  • Daniele Antonucci, European Economist, Morgan Stanley says the slowdown in the EZ core, austerity measures and credit crunch might increase discontent in Italy.

  • Canada Proposes Free Trade Agreement With EU     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    Canadian Trade Minister Edward Fast says EU and Canada have a set of common values.

  • Bank Scandal Has Silver Lining for UK Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:27 AM ET
    London Financial District

    Refunds of mis-sold payment protection insurance are doing more to boost Britain’s stuttering economy than government initiatives to stimulate growth, official and bank data show, the Financial Times reports.

  • Richard Solomons,CEO, Intercontinental Hotels Group says $1bn will be returned to shareholders.

  • Last Call: Introducing The NEW New York State Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 9:58 PM ET
    This shows the logo outside the Standard Chartered bank in the Central district of Hong Kong, 22 September 2003.

    New York state accuses Standard Chartered of doing business with Iran; Apple drops Youtube from its new mobile operating system and Caribou Coffee blames Green Mountain for its poor performance.

  • Les Davis, MD & Founding Shareholder at Silver Lake Resources says that buying Integra creates a $1 billion company and boosts the firm's presence on the ASX.

  • Go Long Dollar Yen     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says the yen could see a bit of weakness against the USD and one of her favorite trades is to go long USD-JPY.

  • ECB Working on Rescue Plan for Europe     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 7:05 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says that the ECB is laying the ground work for some sort of broader rescue plan for Europe.

  • Why Euro Shorts Are Getting Squeezed Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 3:53 PM ET

    The euro is grinding higher, and investors who are short the currency are feeling the pain.

  • Trades of the South Pacific Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    This strategist sees a promising trade with the Australian and New Zealand dollars.

  • Markets Across Europe Close     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    European investors shift out of defensive issues as the markets rally, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Rick Santelli.

  • Curing The Crisis 5 Years On     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    Independent European financial affairs advisor Graham Bishop told CNBC why he believes closer fiscal union is the key to saving the single currency. Bishop has presented his economic plan to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.

  • How to Play the US-Europe Economic Lag     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    There are investment opportunities in the delta between the U.S. and Europe, Ralph Silva, director of Silva Research Network, told CNBC.

  • Traders work at a Knight Capital Group Inc. post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital Group Inc., struggling to stay afloat after a trading error spurred a $440 million loss.

    After Knight Capital Group’s torrent of faulty trades on Wednesday that lost the firm $440 million, an expert warns the same type of glitch will happen again and could potentially afflict any trading firm.

  • Euro Dips, Swedish Krona Is Airborne Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

    Crisis mode continues in Europe and the Swedish krona is flying high — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A Tale of Two Economies     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Robert Kimmitt, former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary, discusses the difference between the "real" economy and the political one, and weigh in on Germany's role in saving the euro as the European financial crisis continues.

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