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Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, says it is in the common interest of the European Union, Russia and Ukraine to resolve the conflict.
The Russian central bank's rate hike further threatens financial stability in the economy and is unlikely to put a floor the Ruble or stocks.
Brent crude oil slipped below $62 a barrel, its lowest since July 2009, on persistent concerns over global supply glut and a sluggish demand outlook.
Japan Prime Minister Abe's election gamble is expected to end in a respectable, if not landslide, victory, but some are concerned the bid may fail.
Some of Wall Street's biggest players are ready to write billion-dollar checks to finance a nearly $16 billion Gulf Coast natural-gas project.
Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.
Being bearish bonds and bullish equities has long been the consensus call, but Societe Generale tips a turning tide, raising its fixed income allocation.
Brent crude slipped on Tuesday, trading in a band between about $70 and $72 and giving up some of Monday's gains.
It's not just Christmas decorations going up earlier these days. Fund managers and analysts are moving up their market outlooks for the new year.
Recent strong US data has fueled talk that the Federal Reserve could soon raise interest rates, depressing gold.
Perniciously low yields are driving investors ever further afield, but it isn't clear they should embrace beaten down markets behind the former iron curtain.
European shares closed mixed, as sentiment was boosted by speculation of more credit easing in the euro zone and positive data from Germany.
Indonesia may put the kibosh on its "fragile five" membership as its new president took bold action to eliminate most of its expensive fuel subsidy.
With the dust settling on the BOJ's surprise shock-and-awe easing campaign last month, the huge rally in Japan shares could stall.
Germany is home to Europe’s best-paid bank CEO, according to a ranking that shows little correlation between executive pay and shareholder returns.
Oil prices climbed about a dollar on Friday, driven in part by concerns about a collapse of the Ukrainian ceasefire and forecasts of unseasonable cold in the Midwest.
European stocks closed lower on Friday after the U.S. economy produced fewer than expected jobs in October and tensions in Ukraine flared.
Asia's currencies are set for a beating, buffeted by the G3 central banks, a stronger U.S. dollar and newly volatile Chinese yuan, HSBC said.
Gold edged up slightly as the dollar eased after a sharp rally, but the metal continued to languish near its lowest level since April 2010.
Societe Generale highlights results in a "difficult environment" while rival Credit Agricole criticizes "lack of coherence."