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  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, and takes a look at the trading action in Wolseley and Kingfisher.

  • Fragile Economy Curbing M&A Appetite     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    Steve Allam, M&A practice leader for EMEA at Towers Watson, says worries over the economy and the risk of losing money have led to a significant drop in global M&A deals this quarter with Europe continuing to underperform.

  • Australia, Japan to Sanction North Korean Bank Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 2:51 AM ET
    North Korean soldiers.

    Japan and Australia plan to sanction North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank as part of U.S.-led efforts targeting Pyongyang's main foreign exchange bank for the role Washington says it has in funding the country's nuclear program.

  • Why It's Important to Keep Cypriot Banks Shut Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:55 AM ET
    Bank of Cyprus, also known as Laiki

    The decision to further push back the re-opening of Cypriot banks may be seen as a signal of further uncertainty in the crisis-hit island nation. But analysts tell CNBC that on the contrary, the move will help restore investor confidence.

  • Cyprus Bailout a 'Gift' to US Banks: Bove Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:24 AM ET

    Bank analyst Dick Bove says the Cyprus bailout is positive for U.S. banks. Here's why.

  • US Shale No Panacea for Japan's Crippling Energy Bills Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:21 PM ET

    U.S. shale gas may not be the panacea being touted by Japan's politicians and companies to sharply reduce the country's crippling energy bills.

  • BOJ's Kuroda to Target Longer-Dated Bonds Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank will seek to push down yields across the curve by purchasing longer-dated government bonds, underscoring its resolve to aggressively beat deflation.

  • Cyprus Deal Pop Proves Short-Lived for Euro Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 5:24 PM ET

    The euro at first welcomed the Cyprus bailout deal, jumping close to half a percent against the US dollar Monday, but later plunged more than 1 percent as investors shifted their gaze to the euro zone's darkening outlook.

  • CCTV Script 26/03/13 Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 26, Tuesday.

  • Cyprus Clinches Last-Minute Bailout Deal Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    EU and IMF officials struck a last-minute deal with Cyprus early on March 25 to resurrect a bailout for the island - but one banking chain goes to the wall and major clients, who include many Russians, will take a giant hit.

    Cyprus and its international lenders on Monday reached a last-minute rescue deal to resolve the country's financial crisis.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports a last-minute deal reached with the island nation's European partners, prevented a collapse of its troubled banking sector.

  • CCTV Script 25/03/13 Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 3:18 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 25, Monday.

  • Boris Berezovsky

    British police searched for radiation and chemicals at former Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's home near London on Sunday but found none, and said there was no evidence anyone else was involved in his still unexplained death.

  • Hurting at Home, China's Li Ning Courts US Glitz Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 9:02 AM ET
    i Ning shoes are on display at their flagship store in Beijing, China

    Li Ning, which is expected to report a net loss of close to $177 million on Monday, is hoping to turn its fortunes around by taking on endorsement deals with U.S. NBA stars.

  • In Moscow, Chinese Leader Warns Against Meddling Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 12:05 AM ET
    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against foreign interference in other nations' affairs during a speech in Moscow, sending a signal to the West and echoing a message often repeated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • China's Glamorous First Lady an Instant Internet Hit Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET
    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan get off the plane at Vnukovo airport outside Moscow on Friday.

    Stepping off the aircraft in Moscow with her husband, China's new first lady, Peng Liyuan, stepped into the international limelight and became an instant internet sensation back home.

  • Cyprus: Will ECB Withdraw Emergency Funding?     Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Tso reports European markets are trading lower on Friday, as talks collapse between Russia and Cyprus.

  • Rating Agencies 'Behind the Curve' on Philippines Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 4:32 AM ET

    One of Southeast Asia's fastest growing economies - the Philippines - got a ratings upgrade last year, but its finance secretary Cesar Purisima told CNBC the agencies were still "behind the curve" and the Philippines deserved a higher credit rating.

  • China Still the World's Best Real Estate Market: Pro Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:35 PM ET

    Don't let fears of a housing bubble stop you from investing in Chinese real estate, one expert tells CNBC, adding that China remains one of the world's most attractive property markets.

  • BOJ's New Head Vows All to Hit Inflation Target Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:21 PM ET
    Bank Of Japan New Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

    The new governor of the Bank of Japan says the central bank is ready to use all means available, including buying longer-term assets, to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.

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