*Rising support for Europe in Britain helps pound. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, May 25- Asian shares jumped on Wednesday, taking cues from sharp gains in European and U.S. markets, while the dollar firmed as upbeat U.S. home sales supported the view that the economy may be strong enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in coming months. MSCI's broadest index of... » Read More
Wall Street is looking to the European Central Bank's policy move Thursday, with the ECB expected to ease further.
Patrizio di Marco, Gucci CEO, discusses the performance of the luxury retail market during a China slowdown and an uncertain U.S. economy. He also weighs in on the European consumer.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides the results of a CNBC survey on the U.S. 10-year and why market experts can't seem to agree on the reason why it has plunged.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides the results of a CNBC survey on what Wall Street pros are expecting when the European Central Bank meets tomorrow to announce their monetary policy for the euro zone.
With stock and bond markets waiting with baited breath, traders are asking themselves: will the European Central Bank disappoint?
Traders are piling into the weak euro trade ahead of the most anticipated ECB meeting of the year. But that may be the wrong bet.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Jeffrey Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners chief investment strategist, about student loans and the credit problem facing the economy.
James McCormack, global head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, talks about the prospects for Italy and France for the rest of 2014.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mark Grant, Southwest Securities managing director, discuss expectations for Mario Draghi at next week's ECB meeting.
Politicians and many economists across Europe are convinced that a healthy small business sector is crucial to the region’s economic recovery.
They already know what rock'n'roll is worth, so now Britain's statisticians are getting to grips with sex and drugs in a bid to give a broader view of the economy.
The ECB has published further data that shows a reluctance by banks to lend to businesses, which could prompt its governing council to act.
Philippe Legrain, author of European Spring, says the European Union needs a "dynamic" leader to reshape the institutions.
Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, says the strong performance of far-right parties in European parliament elections is a "good wake up call" for the E.U.
Mark Konyn, CEO of Cathay Conning Asset Management, discusses the significance of a far-right win in European Parliament elections and its impact on equity markets.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, says if the fringe parties have a strong showing at the European elections, they will put pressure on the European Central Bank to implement policy to weaken the euro.
Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, says the disinflationary trend in the euro zone will make it difficult to hit the European Central Bank's 2 percent inflation target.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says there are divergences between the data coming from euro zone countries with France continuing to be the "sick man of Europe".
The quick move higher in the yields of Europe's weakest sovereigns could start to affect other low-rated credits.
The place where we see the most trouble and the most opportunity to put new money to work is the euro zone, says J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, talking with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about his investment strategies.
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