Middle East-style oil wealth combined with a generous Nordic welfare model is slowly throttling big chunks of Norway's economy.
British police searched for radiation and chemicals at former Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's home near London on Sunday but found none, and said there was no evidence anyone else was involved in his still unexplained death.
Investment bankers still get paid much more than other professionals, but for the first time in a generation, the gap is narrowing. The Financial Times reports.
The full globalization of the Chinese economy will not be painless Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization, tells CNBC.
Cyprus held last-minute talks with international lenders on Sunday as doubts grew about whether a deal could be reached to save the Mediterranean island.
Cyprus plans to contact international lenders on Monday evening to invite them to the island for final talks on a comprehensive aid package for the Greece- exposed island, officials said.
It appears the fight is no longer about whether both of Cyprus large banks will get smaller — they will. The only question is how. Bankers, politicians, and bureaucrats are throwing around all kinds of bank restructuring phrases.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against foreign interference in other nations' affairs during a speech in Moscow, sending a signal to the West and echoing a message often repeated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Benchmark oil prices gained early Monday, reflecting a broader "relief rally" in risk assets, after details emerged that Cyprus had struck the basis of a bailout deal with international lenders.
With the quarter quickly drawing to a close, Jim Cramer thinks the week ahead could be whopper.
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
Fitch ratings agency warns that they may cut the UK's AAA credit rating due to the country's deep economic problems.
Cyprus' lawmakers geared up to vote on a series of bills put forward in a renewed effort to strike a bailout deal with European partners on Friday after talks with Russia collapsed.
Cyprus has found itself right in the middle of a geopolitical game in which its gas potential is a tool in a showdown between Russia and the European Union.
Italian parties reacted skeptically on Friday to center-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani's call for a government backed by all political forces, complicating efforts to end the stalemate left by last month's election.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick grilled the president of the EU commission, José Manuel Barroso and the Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, on the relationship between Europe and Russia at a press conference in Moscow.
Slovenia, which is struggling to avoid a bailout, must issue a bond by June 6 to meet its financial obligations, the former Prime Minister said.
Britain's wholesale gas prices surged to a record high on Friday, after one of its three gas import pipelines shut down unexpectedly.
Steve Sedgwick tells viewers what his "dirty little secret" is to stay warm in Russia's icy temperatures.
Pay for Credit Suisse Chief Executive Brady Dougan rose by more than one third to 7.77 million Swiss francs ($8.22 million) in 2012, the Swiss bank said on Friday.
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.