Catherine Boyle reports regularly on CNBC's Capital Connection, Squawk Box, Worldwide Exchange and Closing Bell Europe, and writes for CNBC.com, focusing on the London market. She has covered stories like Pfizer's attempted takeover of AstraZeneca and the News Corp phone hacking trial. Catherine joined CNBC in 2011 after spending most of her career at The Times (of London), where she worked as a business correspondent and edited the City Diary. Her work has also been published in The Guardian, City AM and The Business. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and City University. Follow her on Twitter: @cboylecnbc
Fred Goodwin, the former chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, last week joined Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and Romania's communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu on the list of people who have had their knighthoods rescinded by the UK.
Bonuses, which first caused widespread consternation in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, have come to the forefront of the debate in Europe again in recent months.
The European Central Bank’s injection of cheap money into the European banking system last December has taken the pressure off the euro zone politicians for the moment, but they still have to take further action, a German economist told CNBC.
The European Central Bank’s second injection of long-term liquidity into markets could reach as much as 1 trillion euros ($1.33 trillion), analysts predict.
European shares were predicted to edge up slightly at Thursday’s open, as reports overnight from Athens suggested the Greek government and its creditors had finally reached a deal.
There are three key periods of the current stock market rally, Graham Neilson, chief investment strategist, Cairn Capital, told CNBC Wednesday.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
A Promo video for CNBC Meets HRH The Duke of York
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to HRH The Duke of York, second son of reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
In part two, HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew talks about his latest charitable projects, public duties and how he addresses his mother, The Queen.