OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, discusses the G-8, its pledge to reform corporate tax rules and Russia's importance in the debate on Syria.» Read More
Europe is a "big question mark" for commodity markets but at the same time demand for aluminum is strong, Klaus Kleinfeld Alcoa Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, told CNBC on Friday at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The current slowdown, which is making other CEOs think about cutting investment because of the uncertainty, is a good period for Cisco to invest.
The French President is determined to show the French that he is willing to stand up to Berlin, to push the German Chancellor to contribute even more than before toward a lasting solution of the euro mess. The New York Times reports.
Oil fell to its lowest levels in a year and a half on Thursday, the outlook for oil remains weak and sanctions imposed on Iran are likely to make matters worse, Dan Yergin, co-founder and chairman of energy research consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) told CNBC.
Western policymakers are "making fools" of themselves in the eyes of people in emerging markets as no initiative to end the euro zone crisis has emerged in more than two years, an economist told CNBC at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Vladimir Lelekov, CEO of Russia's Brunswick Rail, told CNBC at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum that it's become much more expensive to grow his business.
Russia remains a strong market with a wealth of opportunities despite growing concerns that the political system in the country is breeding dissent among the population, Joe Jimenez, CEO at Novartis told CNBC's “Squawk Box Europe”.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, offers insight on everything from the Fed, economy and dividends.
Heated debate over the impact of liquefied natural gas exports on domestic prices is threatening to derail them at a crucial time for the U.S. industry.
Russia is setting aside up to $40 billion for this year and next to shore up the economy in case the crisis in the euro zone escalates and spreads, and is dusting off a plan that would allow the government to recapitalize the country’s banking system.
"The macro story in Russia out now is actually pretty positive, yesterday we had industrial production data for May which showed almost four percent year on year growth, so we are happy that our forecast of four percent GDP growth for this year is achievable," Chris Weafer, chief strategist, Troika Dialog, told CNBC.
Is Russia a growing threat? Radio talk show host John Batchelor, offers insight. "We have tentative and alarming news of major military exercise coming off Syria," says Batchelor.
The head of the European Central Bank and other euro zone leaders worked on Saturday on a grand vision for the euro zone meant to reassure investors and allies that flaws in the currency union will be addressed quickly.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of downtown Moscow Tuesday in a show of opposition force which is the clearest indication yet that the pro-democracy movement brought to life by widespread perceptions of electoral fraud last December has become a permanent feature of Russia's political landscape, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Dominic Schnider, Head Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management, UBS Wealth Management says there is enough oil supply in the short-term and that production actually needs to be cut by half a million barrels. But he expects oil prices to remain high at about $90.
Concerns about the soundness of the E.U. and its single currency have been roiling financial markets of all kinds on and off for more than a year.
As Europe works to prop up Spain’s wobbling banks, its leaders still face a problem that plagues the Continent’s increasingly vulnerable financial institutions — a longstanding addiction to the borrowed money that provides the day-to-day financing they need to survive.
High-end New York brokers were asked: If your client were spending $30 million or more, what five apartments would you show them?
Ivan Glasenberg, chief executive of Glencore, has launched a provocative defence of high pay for executives, arguing that substantial remuneration is required to secure entrepreneurial leaders, the Financial Times reports.
Simon Godfrey, Head of Investment Specialists, EM Group, BNP Paribas says he expects BRIC markets, which are trading a low P/E ratios compared to historical levels, to rebound in the coming months.