The challenges of China's old guard are very different from the issues the new leaders will encounter because of the country's strong economy. CNBC explores China during this time of transition.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank and a member of the ECB's governing council, says only politics, not the European Central Bank, can solve the euro zone crisis.
Reclassifying Greece as an emerging market economy is "deeply offensive," according to one analyst.
There are serious concerns that Syria's violence will spread throughout the Middle East. No one seems to have an answer for how to bring the war to an end, but now it appears the Saudis are going to try.
World oil demand growth could fall short of forecasts in 2013, producer group OPEC said on Tuesday, citing economic risks in the euro zone and the United States.
The U.K. government has failed to deliver on its promise to significantly improve the economy and kick start growth, leader of the opposition Labour Party told CNBC.
The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.
Italy's election produced the hung parliament investors said was the worst possible outcome. So why do markets seem largely unconcerned?
Ryanair is to announce a deal to buy 200 aircraft from Boeing
Chilean Miner Antofagasta will continue to focus on controlling its costs, including power and labor charges, as falling demand from China could lead to a further drop in copper prices.
Economist and former Finance Minister of Spain Alfredo Pastor makes the case that Spain is finally beginning its recovery.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice in opening an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that it was misled when it bought British software maker Autonomy for $11.5 billion.
As the conclave to elect a new pope begins Tuesday, the specter of financial scandal presents a challenge for Pope Benedict's XVI's successor. The NYT reports.
Residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule in a referendum aimed at winning global sympathy as Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, results showed on Monday.
As the Dow Jones hits another record closing high, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management turns cautious on equities.
Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta Minerals, tells CNBC what the market should be focusing on beyond the decline in the copper price.
The most important number for COMEX gold is $1,540 an ounce. This has determined the precious metal's course in the past and could do so going forward.
Billionaire John Paulson has explored abandoning his native New York for the tropics of Puerto Rico as he tries to shield his fortune from tax collectors. The Financial Times reports.
Risks from Europe to the stock rally are real, Gemma Godfrey of Brooks Macdonald Asset Management says.
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.