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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.
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.
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.
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.
Bank analyst Dick Bove says the Cyprus bailout is positive for U.S. banks. Here's why.
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.
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.
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.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 26, Tuesday.
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.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 25, Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Karen Tso reports European markets are trading lower on Friday, as talks collapse between Russia and Cyprus.
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.
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.
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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Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.