BERLIN— Switzerland's defense minister says his department was targeted by hackers in January and is indicating that the motive was industrial espionage. Guy Parmelin was quoted Wednesday as telling the daily Tages-Anzeiger that the cyberattack happened while he was at the World Economic Forum in Davos in late January. Tages-Anzeiger reported, without... » Read More
Sarah Hewin, head of research for Europe at Standard Chartered Bank, explains the importance of Matteo Renzi's proposed political and economic reforms for Italy.
Center-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's prime minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign.
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas CIB, discusses the euro zone's economy after the latest data showed the economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter.
Elga Bartsch, chief European economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the string of European GDP data released on Friday and what it means for the euro zone economy.
Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, explains why investors should wait until the second half of the year to buy into European equities.
Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska disputes the Winter Olympics' $50 billion price tag universally reported by the international media.
Petr Zemcik, director of European economics at Moody's Analytics, and Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discuss whether it was right for the European Central Bank to keep its main interest rate on hold this month.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mark Grant, Southwest Securities managing director, discuss the European economy, Japanese bonds and the trouble in Puerto Rico.
Credit Suisse reported net profit below analyst forecasts as provisions for litigation weighed on the group.
In view of accelerated earnings growth in the U.S., Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, says Europe should see similar growth later this year.
Hans Goetti, Head of investment at B-I-L, says improving economic conditions and possible support from the European Central Bank (ECB) are why he's placing his bet on European equities.
Will Oswald, Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Research at Standard Chartered Bank, discusses why investors should be positive on China this year.
Investors bet Hungary and Russia will be the next emerging economies forced to defend their currencies after India, Turkey and South Africa.
Wells Fargo held the top spot as world's most valuable banking brand, with a brand value of over $30 billion, according to a report on Monday.
Greece may be in line for its third aid package from European Union paymaster Germany
Turkey has slipped alarmingly quickly from emerging market darling to market danger zone, and there seems to be no halting the investor exodus.
Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD and Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East, Coutts, discuss Europe's issues ahead of the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.
Portugal could exit its multibillion-euro bailout program without a precautionary credit line, says the country's economy minister.
The Bank of England will not be "railroaded" into lifting interest rates early, said Roger Carr, the chairman of BAE Systems.
There are not any issues brewing in China or Greece that could lead to the destabilization of global financial markets, said Charles Dallara—the architect of the Greek debt restructuring.
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