“Time is running out“ for Francois Hollande to save France, says the country’s largest independent asset manager. But will he listen?
China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.
Romania expects to pass legislation this week to compensate all owners of property seized under communism, seeking to draw a line under a haunting past more than 20 years after the overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu.
Cracks are showing in Russia's leadership as a slowdown in the economy is beginning to cause rifts at the heart of the government, with one academic telling CNBC on Thursday that the economy poses the biggest threat to the country's leadership.
The European Union could be losing more than 5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) a year from its budget due to fraud, according to a damning new report by the U.K.'s upper house of parliament.
Sales growth at food group Nestle slowed to 4.3 percent in the first quarter, as demand in emerging markets slowed further and cold spring weather hit bottled water and ice-cream sales.
A 10 billion euro aid deal to save Cyprus from bankruptcy has been thrown into fresh uncertainty with news that the country's fractious parliament will vote on the final package.
The euro stabilized on Thursday after suffering its biggest one-day fall in almost a year, as prominent ECB official Jens Weidmann hinted of a possible euro zone rate cut. Analysts say there's plenty of reason to take him seriously.
BHP Billiton's new chief executive will take a pay cut as miners struggle with tougher market conditions, and has stripped out a layer of top executives.
Apple tumbled to its lowest level in over a year, as investors continued to dump shares of the tech company amid worries over second-quarter iPad mini shipments.
Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff have admitted that they made a wrong calculation with their influential economic research paper in 2010.
Don't blame Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff for their landmark work being hijacked.
British grocery giant Tesco came to America nearly six years ago. Sadly for the British company, its invasion ended like the Revolutionary War.
When everyone hates a trade, it's time to buy, a contrarian explains.
Traders are watching for technical signs that the market is reaching its limit. The answer should be revealed in the next few days.
Bank of America reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that fell short of Street's expectations, sending shares lower in pre-market trading.
Google is experiencing an outage that is affecting some of its applications, including its popular Gmail app and it Google Drive service.
The falling yen coupled with a fall-off in Chinese investment inflows "increasingly resembles" the run-up to the 1997 currency crisis, said Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's ultra-bearish strategist.
Slovenia bought itself more time to avert an impending funding crisis on Wednesday as it sold more than twice the amount of government bonds it had hoped to on Wednesday
Tesco wrote down the value of its global operations by $3.5 billion and announced plans to exit the U.S., after a year in which profit fell for the first time in two decades.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.