Climate change and global warning will have a significant factor on sovereign credit ratings, S&P warned on Thursday.
Spanish, Italian, Greek and Portuguese stocks tumbled on Thursday, after euro zone growth data disappointed and uncertainty prevailed over the prospect of the ECB announcing stimulus measures soon.
The euro has fallen sharply since comments from Draghi. It's now sitting at nearly three-month lows against the dollar and the yen.
Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates says he'll continue to bet against Caterpillar and China, as well as a few other names.
Selling in stocks and a surge of buying in bonds accelerated after negative reports on two key legs of the economy—manufacturing and housing.
David Rubenstein is the latest big-name investor to express some level of concern about market valuations.
U.S. industrial output fell at its fastest rate in nearly 2 years in April as factory production slumped.
The U.K.'s takeover regulations should change so that the government can stop Pfizer taking over AstraZeneca if it wants to, an influential group of U.K. MPs has said.
Investors once again fled for "safe havens" Thursday morning amid growing fears of stagnation and some reassuring comments from European Central Bank officials.
Britain's finance minister George Osborne has appointed U.S. academic Kristin Forbes to the Bank of England's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee.
Russia's Putin has said Moscow will not supply gas to Europe as of June 1 if Ukraine does not pay its bills, Slovakia's Prime Minister said on Thursday.
Graduating college students are overwhelmingly expecting on-the-job training, but here's what's really in store.
Over half of homes in the U.K. will be rented in 18 years' time, if the country's property boom continues at its current pace, new research shows.
Next week's European elections will not only see new members of the European Parliament appointed, it will also determine who becomes the next President of the Commission.
China's expansion of its oil operations is only part of the reason behind its rising conflict with Vietnam.
There's one problem with consumer electronics giant Sony, according to analysts: it's not cool.
Central banks may have averted the impending doom following the financial crash, but Thomas Piketty has told CNBC it's now time for governments to step in.
The war of words over Pfizer’s attempts to take over AstraZeneca has escalated, with one politician invoking rape to describe the U.S. giant’s bids.
The price of oil was up slightly in April, as China ramped up imports and tensions over Ukraine continued, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Financial group Old Mutual is set to be a "beneficiary" of the U.K.'s upcoming pension system overhaul, its CEO told CNBC on Thursday.
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.
The numbers of women entering convents in England and Wales has hit a 25-year high, according to new figures released on Thursday.
European leaders could announce the use of military force after meeting on Thursday to discuss measures to tackle the migrant crisis.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.
A period of consolidation has investors worried that the Dow's long-term uptrend has run its course, but charts suggest otherwise.
Oil prices rose as the framework Iran deal offers little chance for a increase in oil exports, but charts suggest it's too early to expect any price rise.
The Shanghai Composite has rallied sharply this year, outperforming its regional peers in the first quarter, and charts suggest further upside is likely.