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.» Read More
U.S. oil rose, but data showing a larger-than-expected build in oil inventories pulled prices off their highs.
European stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors around the globe cheered strong Chinese export data and a U.S. debt deal.
The global economy will improve but 2014 will be a "transition year" says Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO at Société Générale, saying the bank has a positive but "prudent" outlook for the year.
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO at Société Générale, says the ECB stress tests are a "key process" to restore credibility and stop the "fragmentation" of the region's banking sector.
Xavier Denis, Economist & Strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, explains why he still prefers developed equities for now.
More than a dozen banks are being probed by the NY Department of Financial Services regarding possible manipulation in the foreign exchange markets.
Investors bet Hungary and Russia will be the next emerging economies forced to defend their currencies after India, Turkey and South Africa.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating financial funds that may have violated anti-bribery laws in their dealings with Libya.
Fragile growth in the euro zone may be welcome after a prolonged recession, but any recovery is failing to show up in monetary data.
Frederic Oudea, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Societe Generale Group, provides his thoughts on whether there is a currency crisis looming and how the Fed's tapering program is likely to impact global economies.
Japanese shares have gotten off to a rocky start this year, but the market's bulls remain undeterred, expecting solid gains.
As banks that comply with Islamic law are making inroads into the global banking scene, Western businesses are working to meet their expectations.
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, believes the European banking system is in a "much better shape" than most people think and that the ECB has done "a great job" to boost confidence.
Benchmark crude prices may encounter an initial bout of "knee-jerk" selling - with U.S. futures possibly testing $95 a barrel and Brent sliding to $107 - if the Federal Reserve starts cutting stimulus measures as early as this week, traders and strategists told CNBC.
Emerging Asian markets may sell off once tapering begins, but with declining risks and better pricing, it may be a chance to buy, analysts said.
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Xavier Denis, Economist & Strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, says economies with large current account deficits will remain vulnerable next year
Two court cases in Colorado say employers can fire workers for using medicinal marijuana off the job, but it could take years to settle the law.
Deutsche Bank is committing about $2.3 billion to prove it's sorry that some of its employees rigged interest rates.
Some of the world's biggest banks have been hit with a 1.71 billion euros ($2.3 billion) fine for interest rate-rigging by traders.