An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large" compared to the size of its economy.
There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.
Bloomberg's scandal offers uncomfortable lessons in how we do business in a digital era. We're also more tolerant of leaving behind our electronic data, and not calling out missteps.
The deteriorating economic and political triggers in Europe appear likely to cause a bout of serious risk-off, Mike Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal said.
Easy monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting supply of stocks, as well as fueling asset bubbles, one analyst warned on Monday.
First it was gold, and now it's silver. The metal fell victim to heavy selling on Monday on U.S. dollar strength and as investors turned more cautious.
Abe will have a tough job trying to convince his G-8 colleagues next month that his "three arrows" stimulus program is not just a subterfuge to boost exports, says this economist.
Inflation in Britain will peak over the summer and remain well above 2 percent – the target set by the U.K's Chancellor – for the foreseeable future, Ernst & Young warned on Monday.
The latest retail report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) warns that the rise in empty shops in towns across the U.K. is a "major concern."
North Korea fired its fifth short-range missile in three days. South Korea's Defense Ministry said a missile had been fired on Monday morning.
Portugal's top bankers have called on Europe's leaders to stop "playing with fire" and moderate their stance towards the euro zone periphery, or risk instilling alarm among bank depositors in future, the FT reports.
The clothing brand sold by Britain's biggest retailer Tesco said on Sunday it planned to open more than 50 new franchise stores worldwide over the next five years.
There are certain things no one tells you when you start planning a wedding. No one warns you how quickly Pinterest and other image-sharing sites stocked with beautiful ideas can turn your special day into a money pit, the CSM reports.
The U.S. dollar and its reaction to the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Congress testimony on Wednesday will prove central for crude oil price direction this week.
Portugal's top bankers have called on Europe's leaders to stop "playing with fire" and moderate their stance towards the euro zone periphery. The Financial Times reports.
Eight months into the yen's steep decline and Japan's policymakers are starting to voice their concern about the pace of the currency's move.
France has a special responsibility as a euro zone heavyweight to take deficit cuts seriously, even though its budget deficit is above target, Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann said in an interview published Sunday.
Thousands of people protested in Rome on Saturday against austerity policies and high unemployment, urging new Prime Minister Enrico Letta to focus on creating jobs to help pull Italy out of recession.
The board of Yahoo agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, a signal of how the company plans to reposition, the NYT reports.
A Bangladesh factory where Wal-Mart Stores and Inditex inspectors spotted cracks in the wall this month is still making Wrangler shirts for the world's largest apparel maker, U.S.-based VF Corp.
Rumors that Brazil's social security fund called Bolsa Familia was to be cancelled led to a bank run over the weekend.
An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large."
As U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels this week to discuss EU tax policies, he knows there are far more taxing questions at home regarding regarding the EU.
London's Mayor accused the former government of leaving young people without the skills to challenge migrants.
London's mayor Boris Johnson's views on low taxes and free markets have drawn parallels with Margaret Thatcher.
Following an uncomfortable 15 minutes with Eddie Mair, London Mayor Boris Johnson also has an in-depth interview with CNBC's Tania Bryer next month.