Millions of Italians are too poor to heat their homes, eat adequately or go on holiday, Italy reported on Wednesday.
Europe could face a decade of stagnation unless it makes big reforms and should heed the lessons of Japan, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he highlighted Japan's bold moves to bolster growth.
Microsoft unveiled its long-anticipated next generation console Xbox One on Tuesday, but it was its inclusion of live TV, rather than its gaming capabilities that set tongues wagging.
EU regulators confirmed on Tuesday that they will cap bonuses of bankers earning more than 500,000 euros a year and added other conditions to make the pay ceiling harder to smash.
Squawk Box Europe debates how you get more women on company boards following Shell's admission that they can't find capable women.
The world's largest hedge funds have bolstered their equity holding so far this year, adding more to Boeing than any other stock, according to research firm FactSet.
Shale gas development in the U.K. could create 74,000 jobs and halve the country's future dependency on gas imports, according to a new report by the Institute of Directors.
Europe's energy price manipulation probe has turned regulatory attention to secretive trading units at oil companies with huge turnover and millionaire staff with risk appetite higher than at Wall Street's biggest banks.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.
Other countries have long been annoyed by Irish tax laws, but the benefit to the struggling country’s economy means the rules are unlikely to change. The New York Times reports.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, at a talk in Germany, defends the Fed's massive asset purchase program and recommends that the ECB adopt a similar stimulus policy.
Growing concern in Europe about aggressive tax avoidance by high-profile corporations such as Amazon, Google and Apple looks set to steal the agenda at the European Union summit in Brussels. Julia Chatterley has more from the ground.
The Fed Chairman could give the dollar bulls reason to pause, ending its rally on rumors of the central bank unwinding its aggressive monetary stimulus program.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.
Economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa will moderate this year before recovering in 2014, the IMF said.
Two economists have decided to put their money where their mouth is, betting on whether inflation will rise once the U.K. economy recovers.
A draft law that EU lawmakers voted for on Monday would shield small depositors in future bank rescues, but customers with more than 100,000 euros could suffer losses.
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer talks with Carl Quintanilla about the company's $1.1 billion deal to buy Tumblr.
German business software company SAP will start to employ people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists across the world.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report shows, as Facebook loses market share. Here's why.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again.
Cherie Blair describes her battles with the British press over publishing details about her children's private lives.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says press regulation in the aftermath of the Leveson Inquiry is a "straightforward" matter.
Cherie Blair says the electoral success of Margaret Thatcher made her husband aware of the importance of claiming the center ground.