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The Italian economic recovery is under way, but the job market will take a while to fully recover, the country's finance minister tells CNBC.
Norway's Prime Minister has expressed concerns about the size of the country's sovereign wealth fund.
The European banking union is "crucial" but national governments need more decision making powers, the Dutch Prime Minister told CNBC.
A British expat's Facebook posts mocking Singapore's "poor people" on mass transit hit touchy issues of anti-foreigner sentiment and a growing wealth divide.
Portugal could exit its multibillion-euro bailout program without a precautionary credit line, says the country's economy minister.
Milan prosecutors have opened a new investigation into Silvio Berlusconi over accusations he corrupted trial witnesses
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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi cautioned Wednesday against undue optimism for the euro zone economy.
The chief executive of Zurich Insurance told CNBC that although the general economic mood was "much more upbeat," risks remained.
The names of the U.S. and European banks at the center of a new interest rate-rigging probe will soon be named, Joaquin Almunia told CNBC.
Russia's minister for economic development has said he is confident about the country's growth prospects, but stressed the business climate needed improvement.
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Pope Francis challenged business leaders assembled in Davos on Tuesday to put their wealth at the service of humanity.
McDonald's France has confirmed tax inspectors visited its local headquarters but denied wrongdoing.
The European Union's top court has dismissed Britain's challenge to the bloc's law on banning the short-selling of shares in market emergencies.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich met opposition leaders Wednesday in an attempt to defuse street violence.
A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies.
Securities seen as a key reason why risk still remains in the global financial system.
Daimler AG will become the first foreign, non-financial company to issue bonds in China's domestic market, sources said.
Speculation has reached fever-pitch in France that the country's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy, is poised to make a political comeback
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Wolfgang Schäfer, CFO of Continental, says its high-content markets beat sales expectations, which compensated for weaker Russia and Brazil markets.
Lyn Graham-Taylor, fixed income strategist at Rabobank, discusses Greece's economy and why recapitalizing greek banks is top of the talks' agenda.
Madhur Jha, global economist at Standard Chartered, says the Reserve Bank of India is confident with the inflation profile, as risks to inflation appearing more balanced.