• *Negative impact of Russia- Ukraine crisis seen smaller. WARSAW, Nov 3- Manufacturing in Poland, ex-communist central Europe's largest economy, returned to growth in October, starting to catch up with stronger expansion in the Czech Republic and Hungary in a sign of regional robustness in the face of Russian sanctions. "It generally looks like central European...

  • Here's just how badly Russia is bleeding capital Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 12:09 PM ET
    Pro-Russian rebels jump off an armored personnel carrier during a parade in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine.

    New data show just how dramatically investors began abandoning Russia after the Kremlin began working to destabilize Ukraine.

  • The world agrees: Governments are corrupt Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Money in suit pocket

    In a world riven by differences, there's still plenty of common ground when it comes to public attitudes about major institutions.

  • How the Corporate Perception Indicator was created Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Business corporations

    The Corporate Perception Indicator is a survey of the population and biz execs from 25 markets, conducted for CNBC and Burson-Marsteller.

  • Europe slowdown could hit Poland: central bank chief

    Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says a slowdown in the euro zone economy would have a knock-on effect on the country's economy.

  • Rates could  go up or down: Polish central bank chief

    Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says interest rates are as likely to go up as they are to go down.

  • I'm not resigning over tapes: Polish central bank chief

    Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says he sees "no reason" to step down over the leaked tape scandal, but is "embarrassed" and "sorry" for that damage caused to the bank.

  • Poland: New elections unlikely   Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Poland: New elections unlikely

    Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura, discusses the political scandal in Poland, saying it has put the independence and credibility of the central back in question.

  • Military dream come true: One system, many drones Friday, 16 May 2014 | 7:20 AM ET
    Maintenance personnel check a Predator drone operated by U.S. Office of Air and Marine, before its surveillance flight near the Mexican border in March 2013 from Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz.

    The Defense Department has approved the international sale of drones with an operating system that works on other drones.

  • Why Ukraine crisis may boost Europe's coal miners Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Steam bucket-wheel excavator extracts coal from the brown coal open cast mine Garzweiler in Immerath, western Germany.

    Europe’s dependence on Russian gas has declined for years, but the standoff in Ukraine has Europe seeking alternatives.

  • Europe has turned the corner: Private equity pro Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    The European bond market is signaling that the continent's economy is "probably going to be OK," Starwood Capital's Barry Sternlicht tells CNBC.

  • Biden warns Russia on 'costs of naked aggression' Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    Latvian President Andris Berzins (L), and Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite pose with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden prior to a meeting in Vilnius on March 19, 2014.

    Vice President Joe Biden warns Russia that the United States will respond to any aggression against NATO allies.

  • 'Best year to invest in Turkey'?   Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:40 AM ET
    'Best year to invest in Turkey'?

    Tomasz Czechowicz, managing director at MCI Management, discusses investment opportunities in CEE countries and advises investing in the "digital disruption space" as well as Turkey and Russia.

  • Why Poland should be on investors' radar   Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Why Poland should be on investors' radar

    Henryka Bochniarz, president at the Polish Confederation of Lewiatan, highlights that Poland has a strong economy with "huge potential" and that it still wants to be part of the euro zone.

  • UK and EU clash over migration rules   Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 2:38 AM ET
    UK and EU clash over migration rules

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested a review of European Union migration rules as he sought to allay concerns of the British population over the lifting of migration restrictions for Romanians and Bulgarians.

  • Polish cuisine gets recognised: Michelin star chef

    Wojciech Modest Amaro, Poland's first Michelin starred chef and founder of Atelier Amaro, tells CNBC that in less than two years, the restaurant has paid back all of its loan and has a three-month waiting list.

  • Should you invest in Polish real estate?   Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 4:20 AM ET
    Should you invest in Polish real estate?

    Tomasz Trzoslo, managing director for Poland at Jones Lang LaSalle, talks about the Polish real estate market and reveals that the country's sector attracts 70 percent of capital in the region.

  • ECB needs to weaken euro: NBP's Belka   Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 1:00 AM ET
    ECB needs to weaken euro: NBP's Belka

    Marek Belka, president of the National Bank of Poland, says that the European Central Bank needs to take measures to weaken the euro.

  • Tapering will not hit Poland as hard as other EMs: NBP's Belka

    Marek Belka, president of the National Bank of Poland, says that tapering will not hit the country as hard as other emerging markets as Poland wasn't the biggest beneficiary of the policy.

  • Poland thinking about shale and nuclear   Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Poland thinking about shale and nuclear

    Agata Hinc, managing director at demosEuropa, explains that Poland is working on its energy mix to diversify away from coal, and that shale gas, nuclear energy and renewables are all on the table.