Chinese stocks posted their worst weekly performance since August on Friday, with major indices tumbling in excess of 5 percent.» Read More
European shares slipped to close marginally lower, as investors monitored events in eastern Ukraine and reacted to economic data from the region.
European stock markets closed down on Friday, on reports that Ukrainian troops had destroyed part of a military unit entering from Russia.
Chinese brides and Indian festivals will drive diamond demand into new year, the CEO of De Beers told CNBC.
Gold steadied above $1,300, aided by anticipation of increased geopolitical risks as the U.S. began demanding answers from Russia after MH17.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, as investors shunned riskier assets due to a resurgence in concerns about Russia and sanctioning.
Gold held near a two-month high, and looked set to post its second quarterly gain as geopolitical tensions boosted its safe-haven appeal.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from Monday's losses.
European shares closed around the flatline on Thursday, paring earlier gains.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday after weak euro zone inflation data reinforced caution ahead of this week's ECB policy meeting.
European shares closed higher on Monday with investor sentiment boosted by upbeat Chinese manufacturing data.
Months of mining strikes in South Africa sent its economy into contraction in the first quarter, and with no end in sight, the outlook remains bleak.
European shares closed at six-year highs on Monday, with strong buying seen in the basic resources sector.
European markets finished lower on Friday and ended the week flat, as the situation in Ukraine erased any optimism over earnings season.
The metal largely ignored data signaling stronger jobs growth, with the number of Americans filing for new unemployment benefits tumbling last week.
The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.
European stocks held onto gains on Friday to close higher for a second-straight week.
European shares closed lower lower on Monday with basic resources stocks weighing heavily on bourses after weak data from China.
Global miner Anglo American posted a second consecutive annual net loss after the group wrote down $1.9 billion from the value of its platinum division and projects in South America.
The emerging markets sell-off could boost mining companies, analysts said on Tuesday, ahead of earnings from some of the sector's biggest names.
And let's be clear. Investors don't expect the airline to be simply profitable, but very profitable.