European markets closed mixed on Friday, while investors remained vigilant after a roller-coaster week in global equity markets.» Read More
Tuesday's U.S. retail sales data lessens the chance of a June rate hike by the Federal Reserve, says John Authers, senior investment commentator at the "Financial Times."
Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, discusses the slowdown in China, saying the importance of March's data should not be overestimated.
The World Trade Organisation has cut its global trade forecast for this year and for 2016. Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, says there were a number of factors influencing the reduction, including GDP growth and commodity prices.
Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, says he thinks Europe could pick up if certain countries adopted more expansive fiscal policies.
The long-term relationship between world trade and GDP growth has broken down. Roberto Azevêdo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, says he doesn't expect the old ratio to return anytime soon.
Russia took advantage of thawing relations with Iran to resurrect its delivery of defensive weapon systems to the Middle Eastern nation.
Guy Michaels, associate professor of economics at London School of Economics, says that robots have made "significant contributions" to labor productivity and GDP growth. He discusses how this could impact future job roles.
European equities closed mixed on Monday as investors paused for breath and digested fresh economic data from China, after stellar gains last week.
Ahead of the U.K. elections, Ed Miliband, the Labour Party leader, says "there is going to be a change" when it comes to tax avoidance. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
Tom Costley, head of TNS Scotland, talks about the Scottish National Party and its possible influence on the upcoming U.K. election. He adds that the two-party system in the U.K. is now gone.
China's latest export data has been disappointing. Azad Zangana, European economist and strategist at Schroders, weighs in with his thoughts on emerging markets and China's ongoing economic struggle.
The Grand National are taking place this weekend and all eyes are on the lucky horse. Alex Donohue from Ladbrokes, talks about the popular bets for the race and other aspects of the sporting event.
The moves in oil right now are perplexing and 'schizophrenic,' according to Amrita Sen, Chief Oil Analyst at Energy Aspects Ltd, who discusses what factors are currently impacting oil.
The landscape of the pensions is about to be shaken up in the UK. Tom McPhail, Head of Pensions Research at Hargreaves Lansdown, weighs in on the risks that could occur from this dramatic change.
European shares closed higher Friday, as global markets resumed a rally on the back of extra liquidity in the euro zone, and some major merger and acquisition news this week.
Sandra Crowl, member of the Investment Committee at Carmignac Gestion, talks about why she's bullish on a handful of emerging market equities, and which countries she's interested in investing in.
After being made redundant at 24, Michelle Mone, founder of Ultimo, talks about the underwear business, her new book and her tips on launching a business.
European equities closed higher on Thursday as investors reacted to fresh economic data and auto stocks posted strong gains.
As the crisis in Yemen continues, CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the response both from the White House and Saudi Arabia, and predicts what may happen next.
Michael Sneyd, FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says that he thinks the Bank of England will hike rates sooner than analysts predict. However, the timing depends on the U.K. election outcome, he says.