LONDON, Dec 13- Bankers in the European Union earning over 500,000 euros a year could be excluded from a cap on their bonuses if they are not major risk takers, according to a revised rule from the bloc's banking watchdog on Friday.» Read More
A British charity is pioneering the idea of reducing the country's bulging debt by encouraging people to buy gift vouchers that will be sent to the Treasury.
A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.
The Bank of England's injection of 175 billion pounds ($289 billion) into the economy hasn't yet pulled Britain out of recession, and the central bank now faces a difficult decision on whether to raise the stakes.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed some salacious charges this morning, accusing Intel of using "illegal threats and collusion" to control the microprocessor market.
Joint ventures with a family business and a show-business icon are key in Diageo's vodka plans.
The International Monetary Fund and the EU have pumped billions of euros in Central and Eastern European countries, but their economies are still suffering.
Do you remember that very strong European Competition czar who battled Microsoft and Intel, accusing them of anti-competitive behavior? The question now is: will she be strong enough to battle Germany’s Angela Merkel?
An enormous precious stone listed on a now bankrupt company's books for the value of 11 million pounds ($17.4 million) is probably not worth more than 100 pounds, British media reported Friday.
Twenty-two large banks in Europe may have accumulated credit losses of close to $580 billion for this year and next, the New York Times reports.
Speculation that the European Commission could order a breakup of Lloyds Banking Group is nonsense, but the possibility that the Commission could order the group to sell some assets should come as no surprise, a senior commission officer told CNBC Thursday.
The World Trade Organization on Friday handed the United States and European Union its long-awaited intial decision in their dispute over government financing for airplane makers.
Uncertainty about Sun Microsystems' future appears to have contributed to serious erosion in the company's market share for computer servers in the latest quarter, according to new data being released Wednesday.
The world economy needs a second stimulus if it is to avoid the fate of Japan in the 1990s when it was stuck with years of sluggish growth, Nobel laureate and professor of economics Paul Krugman told CNBC.
The European Union's transport chief said Thursday that airlines cannot arbitrarily bar suspected swine flu sufferers from flights.
Well, the Administration can't say "give it time to work" and have some others say "we need another one before this one has had time to do its thing." Talk about creating a box needlessly. And don't you find it curious that the meat of the Stimulus package, the shovel-ready job-creation part of the deal, is due to hit just about in time for the midterm elections?
The burgeoning British scandal over the misuse of government expense accounts is claiming its first major victims and setting the stage for a major shake-up in the country's leadership.
The singe European currency may bring the end of the whole European Union, because its one-size-fits-all approach means countries on the "wrong" side of the economic cycle lose out, European MP Nigel Farage said.
The recent rally in stocks has run out of steam and there are no reasons for it to come back, two analysts told CNBC Thursday.
The European Central Bank will have to print and sell euros in the currency markets to alleviate the pain the strong single currency is causing to the euro zone, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC told CNBC Tuesday.
Danske Bank has access to fresh capital if economic conditions worsen, as recent commitments for a loan from the government would provide it with enough of a cushion, an analyst with financial services investment bank KBW told CNBC.com Monday.