China's recent slowdown is "not a surprise," Frederic Oudea, CEO of Societe Generale, told CNBC on Thursday.» Read More
Shares in Societe Generale topped European benchmarks on Wednesday rallying as over 8 percent after it posted second quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations.
Japan's exports rebounded in June fueled by strengthening overseas demand, however, imports remained subdued due to the effect of lower commodity prices.
Indian policymakers needn't worry about deficient rains bringing back ghosts of inflation past, economists argue.
Negative calls on Japan's market remain few and far between despite a nearly non-stop rally, suggesting building confidence in the economic revival.
European equities ended sharply higher on Monday after European negotiators reached a deal over a third bailout for Greece.
Paris would “have a card to play” as a new European financial hub should Britons vote to quit the 28-country union, leading players in the city’s financial scene told CNBC.
European markets ended sharply lower on Tuesday as concerns that Greece's negotiations with its creditors will drag on without a viable debt plan.
Markets across Asia have dropped precipitously, but it's more of a hike hissy than a replay of the taper tantrum rout two years ago, analysts said.
Weak global economic growth momentum and a supply glut will cap oil prices at around $60 for the rest of 2015 and into 2016, analysts say.
Whether China shares are bubbly depends on which data bit catches the fancy, but the market has outstripped fundamentals and is overbought, Credit Suisse said.
Global investors have increased the share of safe-haven cash in their portfolios to the highest levels in seven months, says a Reuters survey.
Societe Generale knew rogue trader Jerome Kerviel was placing high-risk bets, Liberation reports.
The dollar rose against the euro on renewed worries over a Greek exit from the eurozone, while the New Zealand dollar plunged against the greenback.
European equities closed mostly higher on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings reports and data, as the euro rallied against the dollar.
French bank Societe Generale reported a hike in its first-quarter net income thanks to a smaller hit from its struggling Russian unit.
Beijing’s efforts to restructure local government debt could boost the size of China’s nascent municipal bond market by up to twenty times.
The dollar fell from three-week highs against the yen and one-week peaks versus the euro.
U.S. crude on Tuesday rose to a five-month high above $61 per barrel.
It is arguably the most important question for global markets right now: is the historic dollar rally over and done? The short answer: not likely.
The UK's markets regulator has fined Bank of America Merrill Lynch a record $20 million for failing to report transactions properly.