Greece received a clean bill of health from its international creditors on Monday, securing more rescue aid and prompting its finance minister to say he would ask for much more debt relief.
Britain's biggest retail bank Lloyds received more complaints than any of its rivals in the second half of 2012, data published by the U.K.'s financial regulator showed.
Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on Cyprus selling concerns, Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC.
The super cycle in commodities has come to an end, according to researchers at Citi, who downgraded several mining stocks on Monday as metals prices have continued to decline.
Many gold producers will struggle to stay afloat if the gold price slumps below $1,200 analysts have told CNBC.
The tide is turning in Europe. Austerity, long seen as the most appropriate medicine for the continent's debt-wracked economies, is fast losing favor.
German opposition leader Peer Steinbrueck has warned Europe could see a repeat of the Cyprus crisis even as the bailout costs for the island nation have ballooned, adding that Cyprus must foot the added costs.
Creditors of the European arm of Lehman Brothers, which collapsed in September 2008, may be repaid in full, administrators said.
The political establishment has dismissed Germany's new anti-euro party as a fear-mongering populist aberration that could implode even before a looming federal election.
As recently as the early 1990s, the idea that Sweden could be a model of anything except socialism gone awry would have been laughable. But economic reforms and market liberalization have lit a fire under the economy.
Cyprus will relax requirements for citizenship, including for bank depositors who lost large amounts of money in the deal with the EU and IMF, the president said on Sunday.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
Easing growth in China and pessimism about the U.S. recovery after a surprise 0.4 percent contraction in retail sales last month are likely to push oil prices lower, according to CNBC's latest survey.
Nearly one-fifth of British businesses favor complete withdrawal from the European Union, a new survey has found.
After several mishaps with its cruise ships, Carnival hopes Kate Middleton will give its new Princess Cruise division the royal touch.
One of France's most notorious criminals escaped from prison using explosives to blast his way through five security doors.
When financial leaders of the G20 get together this week, they'll mull a plan to slash debt to well below 90 percent of GDP.
The robots are coming and their presence will eventually bridge the digital-physical divide, dramatically impacting human life, experts say.
"We will fight for bank secrecy. We are no tax haven," Austria's finance minister said after a group led by Europe's six biggest countries pledged to work together to tackle tax havens.
The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak collapsed on Saturday when the presiding judge withdrew from the case and referred it to another court, causing an indefinite adjournment that sparked anger in the courtroom.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Dolly Parton has formally opened the doors of the latest addition to her growing Dollywood theme park empire, the "DreamMore" resort.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
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