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Europe stocks open slightly higher after Wall Street rally
European markets opened slightly higher on Thursday, with investor sentiment buoyed by a rally on Wall Street overnight.
Rolls-Royce shares jump as commercial marine unit goes on the block
CEO Warren West is on a mission to restructure the company into three core units.
Stocks are now in 'complete bitcoin territory,' asset manager says
Fragile markets are "on the edge of chaos," according to one firm, which has compared what it deems an overvalued stock market to cryptocurrency bubbles.
Europe closes slightly lower as corporate earnings weigh; Burberry tumbles 9.3%
Europe closed under slight pressure on Wednesday as positive trade on Wall Street failed to lift sentiment.
Extreme weather and risk of nuclear weapons are the top threats for 2018, WEF says
World entering 'critical period of intensified risks' in 2018, WEF says
German central bank chief says it would be 'appropriate' for ECB to stop its bond buying this year
It would be "appropriate" for the European Central Bank to stop its bond purchases, Bundesbank head Jens Weidmann said.
'Trump is a revolution, unfortunately, and I'm concerned,' Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller says
U.S. President Donald Trump is like a "revolution" taking place in U.S. society, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller.
More firms banned as the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund goes ethical
Norway's oil cash no longer invest in firms involved in nuclear weaponry.
Carillion collapse: Here's a list of the construction jobs that are most at risk
CNBC takes a look at some of the joint ventures that may be most affected by Carillion's collapse.
Carillion’s collapse could highlight a much wider problem for UK pensions
Carillion's collapse should be a "wake-up call" for every U.K. pension saver, according to a financial consultancy.
Check out the world leaders and celebrities that are going to Davos this year
CNBC takes a look at some of the top names scheduled to return to the snowy mountains of Davos, Switzerland next week.
Megadeals in the euro zone hit their highest value since the financial crisis, study shows
The growth momentum in the euro zone helped the region log its highest annual value of mergers for over 10 years in 2017, according to new data from research firm Mergermarket.
Europe posts minor gains by the close, but commodity slump weighs; Hugo Boss up 3.7%
European stocks eked out gains by Tuesday's close, however a downturn in commodities weighed on sentiment.
48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident
A bus carrying children to school in southern Germany hit multiple cars and then slammed into the side of a building.
Why French leader Macron could outshine Trump at Davos
French President Emmanuel Macron is 'the man to watch' in Davos for clues on where Europe is heading.
Trump is headed to the 'party of Davos': Here's what you need to know
All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum next week.
Nine ways WEF says it's helping to build a 'shared future'
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is often criticized for being not much more than a talking shop but it begs to differ.
Explosion collapses building in Antwerp, Belgium; injures up to 20
Police said an explosion has torn through three adjacent homes in Belgium's northern port town of Antwerp and injured up to 20 people.
Britain scrambles two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes
Britain scrambled two Royal Air Force Typhoon jets on Monday from Scotland to intercept Russian planes near the United Kingdom's airspace, a defense ministry spokesman said.
Europe ends under slight pressure as Carillion collapse weighs on sentiment; Metso drops 9.8%
Europe finished Monday's session slightly lower, as stocks paused for breath after two weeks of strong gains.
Germany needs new political blood as Merkel is unlikely to finish fourth term, analyst says
There are doubts that Chancellor Angela Merkel will be its leader for the full mandate, a political analyst told CNBC on Monday.
UK construction giant Carillion collapses after lenders refuse further financial support
British construction and services company Carillion collapsed on Monday.
Europe ends slightly higher, boosted by a strong Wall Street session; GKN soars 26%
European stocks closed in positive territory on Friday, as investors digested new earnings, and data.
The euro is surging and experts believe it’s only going to stay that way
The single currency is expected to strengthen over the foreseeable future as the European Central Bank (ECB) slows down its monetary stimulus, analysts told CNBC.
German lawmakers reach breakthrough in talks to form a new government
Coalition party leaders in Germany have reached a breakthrough in talks to form a new government, according to multiple reports.
Luxury group Kering to spin off Puma to its own shareholders
Gucci-owner Kering plans to spin off German sports brand Puma to the French conglomerate's shareholders to focus squarely on its luxury brands.
Trump says his London trip is off because he doesn't like the embassy building
President Donald Trump said he canceled a trip to London because he refused to officiate the opening of a new embassy.
German coalition talks drag on, president warns Europe at stake
Policy differences between Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats threaten to block a new grand coalition government.
'Massive uncertainty' from Brexit sees UK firms falling behind their European peers, Hays CFO says
U.K. businesses continue to lag behind their European peers, according to the CFO of Britain's biggest recruitment firm.
Euro soars after ECB says it could revisit policy message soon
The euro jumped against the dollar after the ECB said it could revisit its communication stance in early 2018.
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