European stock markets
Most European countries have their own stock exchanges. The biggest are the CAC 40 index, in Paris, and Frankfurt's Dax 30. Some of the world's biggest telecoms, utilities and financial services groups trade on European stock markets.
European regulators have raided the offices of some of Europe's biggest oil companies over allegations of price-fixing.
Italy’s economy has a lot of problems. And its politics are a mess. But Italian stocks are still a buy, says John Stepek. Here's why.
As the rest of Europe continues to suffer, Germany is now starting to feel the pinch. Matthew Partridge explains why that should be good for stocks, and picks the best ways to profit.