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The ratio of women to men in management-level positions has stagnated and, at the current rate, it will take 75 years for there to be equal numbers of men and women at the top level.
The huge price tag for Facebook's acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp is hard to justify, but there is clearly value in the app's 450 million users, Blackstone told CNBC.
The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, the U.K.'s largest listed company has become the latest chief executive to wade in on the Scottish independence debate.
The euro zone's private sector logged its busiest month in over 2 and a half years in February, outstripping earlier estimates.
Car manufacturers at Europe's premier car show were confident the recent uptick in sales in Western Europe would continue, and attributed weak U.S. sales to the severe weather.
Foreign exchange volatility and the risk of contagion in Europe are the key factors to watch for as geopolitical tensions in Ukraine increase, CFOs told CNBC.
Euro zone inflation remained unchanged at 0.8 percent in February, above analyst expectations of 0.7 percent, while unemployment in the region remained stuck at 12 percent.
UK house prices recorded their 14th monthly increase in a row in February -- and their biggest annual rise in nearly four years -- according to new data.