France's finance minister will attempt this week to persuade Chinese officials to focus on the country's industrial prowess.
European equities closed slightly lower on Tuesday as investors kept an eye on earnings, oil and Greece.
Philippe Brassac makes his mark with a management reshuffle, as the bank nears a settlement with U.S. authorities on sanctions.
China's second-quarter economic growth beat forecasts, spurring some to cry foul and others to say I told you so. Here's what the experts are saying.
The dollar rose against the euro on renewed worries over a Greek exit from the eurozone, while the New Zealand dollar plunged against the greenback.
European equities closed mostly higher on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings reports and data, as the euro rallied against the dollar.
French bank Societe Generale reported a hike in its first-quarter net income thanks to a smaller hit from its struggling Russian unit.
The dollar fell for a second straight day against major currencies, pressured by weak US economic data as the Fed started a two-day policy meeting.
European shares finished higher with investors reacting to a slew of earnings and ongoing negotiations surrounding Greece's bailout program.
Credit Agricole has given itself until the end of next week to decide on a new CEO, the French bank said.
With Russia's emergency rate hike failing to arrest the ruble's meltdown, authorities may soon be forced to roll out capital controls, say analysts.
European shares closed mixed, as sentiment was boosted by speculation of more credit easing in the euro zone and positive data from Germany.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says the HK-Shanghai trade link will fuel a rise in China's capital inflows, underpinning strength in the renminbi.
European stocks closed lower on Friday after the U.S. economy produced fewer than expected jobs in October and tensions in Ukraine flared.
French President Francois Hollande suggested he will not stand for re-election if the country's unemployment rate remains high.
European shares closed mixed on Thursday, after ECB President Mario Draghi hinted as to the possibility of further aggressive stimulus measures.
Societe Generale highlights results in a "difficult environment" while rival Credit Agricole criticizes "lack of coherence."
Europe shares ended the day higher after the Bank of England outlined tougher leverage rules for banks and the Bank of Japan upped stimulus measures.
Exports are regarded as the bright spot in China's slowing economy, but growing evidence suggests firms are "over-invoicing" outbound shipments.
China's third quarter gross domestic product report delivered an upside surprise, helping calm investor nerves over the faltering global recovery.