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Carnage in financial and commodity markets may be painting a doomsday picture but the threat of a global recession is low, says Goldman Sachs.
Following calls for parity against the dollar just a few months ago, the single currency is now one of the few assets in the world rallying.
The U.S. Federal Reserve would make a "serious error" if it raised interest rates in the near future, according to Larry Summers.
The selloff in markets gathered force, with commodities and stocks hitting a number of records. Here's a list of the highs and lows.
The Russian ruble slumped to near 2015-lows on Monday, extending a drop that Moscow has said it will try to combat through foreign currency sales.
August’s wave of currency interventions could just be the start of a “race to the bottom,” with several major emerging markets looking set to devalue in the near-future.
Politically, Europe is struggling. And we can thank Greece for that.
Amid an intensification in the global stock market rout, tell us where you think global equity markets are headed from here.
Greece is becoming near-Italian in the frequency of its elections. Why is this one being called and why is it so important? We explain.
Chinese stocks are in danger of replicating the hefty losses seen in the U.S. exchanges in the Wall Street crash of 1929, an analyst has told CNBC.
Everyone loves a good comeback story. And if you were to look for one right now in the euro zone, most economists would point to Spain.
S&P Dow Jones Indices have launched the first "Catholic" index on a major stock benchmark. But it could run into trouble with current Pope.
A long-lost Nazi train from World War II has claimed to have been found with a possible hoard of some 300 tons of gold, precious stones and weapons.
Bitcoin ATMs could spring up across Greece as soon as October as citizens and businesses become increasingly desperate to move their money despite capital controls.
"Another disappointing year" looms for Mexico, with growth hit by the rout in the oil price and falling crude production.
Those modern day luddites complaining that technology is taking people’s jobs may have to eat their hat.
The 10 largest U.S. hedge funds moved out of China amid recession fears and snapped up more healthcare and pharmaceutical stocks than any other industry in Q2.
E-cigarettes could be prescribed as part of the UK's National Health Service as they are around 95% less harmful than smoking, health officials say.
Money and food: A tasty match made in heaven? A new generation of cooking enthusiasts have taken to blogging and some have cashed in as a result.
Oil-dependent Venezuela could become the first sovereign victim of plummeting energy prices. CNBC looks at why.