Spain's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter, preliminary data from the country's statistics agency showed on Thursday.
Deutsche Bank is confident it can reach its profitability targets for 2015 despite reporting a surprise loss of almost $1.56 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, the bank's co-chief executive told CNBC.
South Africa's central bank joined its emerging market peers on Wednesday and raised its key interest rate, hoping to shore up its sliding currency.
Europe must invest in new energy technologies, the head of Italy's largest power company told CNBC.
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