• New high in ACWI confirms global rally: Strategist  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    "More investors are using the MSCI ACWI Index as their benchmark," says Stephen Suttmeier, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research chief equity technical strategist, in discussing a global rally.

  • Tactically bullish financials: Strategist  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    Stephen Suttmeier, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research chief equity technical strategist, explains why his firm is currently bullish on bank stocks.

  • Pope's most radical change yet—Vatican finances Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:58 AM ET
    Pope Francis.

    In his first year, Pope Francis' aggressive efforts to reform the Vatican's scandal-scarred financial apparatus show he's not all talk. NBC News reports.

  • Why you should be bullish on European banks  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of European equity strategy at BNP Paribas, expects "pretty significan" upside for European banks over the coming two to three years.

  • UK bankers face bonus clawback in clampdown Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:39 AM ET

    Misbehaving bankers could see their bonuses clawed back next year, under plans put forward by the Bank of England.

  • GE's North American credit card unit files for IPO Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    GE's North American credit card business filed for an initial public offering as part of GE's efforts to reduce exposure to its financial businesses.

  • Activist targets 'sweetheart deal' at CorpBanca  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Teresa Barger, Cartica Capital, discusses her plans to challenge Chile's CorpBanca plans to merge with the local unit of Brazilian bank Itaú.

  • Regulators size up Wall Street, with worry Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    Some government authorities question whether misdeeds are not just a few bad actors, but rather a flaw that runs through the banking industry.

  • Senate confirms Wall Street critic as Treasury no. 2 Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    Sarah Bloom Raskin

    The U.S. Senate approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No. 2 official at the Treasury Department.

  • Why money is so slow  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Every day, trillion of dollars are tied up due to our out-of-date banking system. CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses how the Fed has planned to address the problem and move to real-time payment.

  • Simon Maughan, head of product specialist group at OTAS Technologies, says the European Central Bank's asset quality review has "more credibility" than anything before.

  • China needs to maintain systemic stability: Citi  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:06 PM ET

    A liberalization of interest rates and a rise in credit risks could prove damaging for Chinese lenders, thus it's important to maintain systemic stability, says Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank.

  • UniCredit to 'focus on growth' after shock loss Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    The CEO of UniCredit has told CNBC the bank will focus on "growth and profitability" after reporting a record annual net loss of $19.4 billion.

  • Co-Op Group CEO Euan Sutherland resigns Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Chief executive urges banks-to-supermarkets mutual group to 'adopt professional and commercial governance'

  • SoftBank CEO: US needs to increase Internet speed  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:13 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber talks with Masayoshi Son, SoftBank chairman & CEO, about the wireless industry and the need for consolidation. The U.S. is the only market where the price is going up and the speed is going down, says Son.

  • ECB releases details on bad loans as part of AQR  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Olly Burrows, Senior banks analyst at Rabobank, discusses what the details of the European Central Bank's latest phase of the asset quality review could mean for euro zone banks.

  • China faces delicate policy dance on shadow banking Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 2:34 AM ET

    China's shadow banking is slowing, but loans overall continue to grow amid a delicate policy dance between economic growth and tightening credit.

  • China is liberalizing 'very slowly': HSBC  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, says news that China is starting a pilot test for privately owned banks indicates that it is trying to "liberalize very slowly."

  • World Bank to loan up to $3 billion in Ukraine Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
    Independence square in Kiev, Ukraine as protests continue on March 2, 2014.

    The World Bank said it plans to provide Ukraine up to $3 billion in 2014 to support the country's new government in the midst of its current crisis.

  • Bail-ins: the mechanism of the future?  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    Michael Spindelegger, Austrian finance minister, says that the bail-in mechanism is to be one of the main principles in the future for European banks, and discusses the Austrian banking sector.

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