Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) took a battering in elections after voters punished them for four years of spending cuts and corruption scandals.» Read More
The Swiss government watered-down a plan to try to clean up the country's image as a haven for untaxed assets.
Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, discusses Europe's foreign banks rule, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The U.K. government is lifting a ban on controversial shale gas exploration in an attempt to reap the rewards that shale gas has produced for the U.S. energy market.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the Shanghai Composite posts some of the biggest gains.
Lionel Barber, editor at the Financial Times, reveals to CNBC why the newspaper voted for ECB president, Mario Draghi as the FT Person of the Year.
The day when the U.K. loses its coveted AAA credit rating seems to be moving closer.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open and asks whether the rally is running out of steam as the fiscal cliff approaches.
During a visit to the Bank of England on Thursday, the Queen was overheard asking whether a "lax" attitude to financial regulation had contributed to the financial crisis.
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC breakdown the latest flash PMI from China.
Daniel Rosen, Partner, Rhodium Group says investors should take risk despite the market volatility, adding that "sitting at home" will get you nowhere.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments said that the world is awash with money, and the euro will stand to benefit while the yen will be the biggest looser.
Swiss bank UBS faces a combined fine of about $1 billion, a person familiar with the situation said on Thursday.
S&P has become the last big credit ratings agency to give the UK government a bloody nose by downgrading the outlook on Britain's triple A rating to negative.
A single apartment complex where 30 of 72 apartments are registered to offshore companies is expected to pay more than $4 million in taxes.
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.
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Volker Wieland, managing director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, says Italy remains a concern in the euro zone and should use the opportunity provided by easy monetary policy to enact reforms.
Iraq's deputy prime minister Saleh al-Mutlaq, says the U.S. air strikes against ISIS have been "ineffective".
Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.