European equities closed lower on Friday as investors looked ahead to Sunday, when a referendum that could affect Greece's future in the euro zone will take place.» Read More
After five long years of deleveraging, the U.K. banking sector finally looks ready to make a comeback, with 2013 set to be a turnaround year.
How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts on CNBC have been telling us this morning.
Asia's equity markets rose to fresh peaks on Tuesday, fueled by hopes of central bank stimulus but Japanese shares fell, weighed down by mixed economic data.
Indian hedge fund manager Kalpesh Kinariwala is so sure of his equity strategies in a country that has stumped foreign rivals that he sends a daily e-mail tracker of his performance - including to competitors.
A British socialite is embroiled in a fight between an ex-Goldman exec and a hedge-fund millionaire over her child-support claims.
European shares closed sharply higher on Tuesday after a positive Spanish bond auction and better-than-expected French manufacturing data buoyed investor sentiment.
Thailand's richest man bid $6.6 billion to buy cash-and-carry wholesaler Siam Makro from Dutch firm SHV Holdings, the biggest Asia-Pacific M&A deal this year.
Ireland is currently a 100 percent importer of oil, but Providence Resources means to produce 70 percent of the republic's demand.
The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.
Supreme Court judges will launch an investigation on Thursday into almost a decade of financial profligacy which brought Cyprus to its knees last month.
Bank of America agreed to pay $165 million to resolve claims from the U.S. credit union regulator over purchases of mortgage-backed securities by corporate credit unions that have since failed.
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, explains why any monetary stimulus from the Bank of Japan would only amount to sound and fury in the medium term.
HSBC takes a stab at wacky correlations between the performance of the 28 teams taking part in Hong Kong's most celebrated annual three-day sporting event, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and economic trends.
Asian equities could deliver gains of 20 percent by the end of the year, according to HSBC.
Norway's oil fund almost halved its exposure to UK and French government bonds last year while increasing it to debt from the US, Japan and Germany. The FT reports.
Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust rose as much as 10.2 percent in its debut, underscoring demand from yield-hungry investors after the Temasek-backed trust raised $1.3 billion in Singapore's biggest REIT offering.
Rallies in Shanghai and Sydney helped Asian stocks rebound on Tuesday as Japanese shares hit a four-and-a-half year closing high and investors cheered China's pledge to boost spending at its annual parliamentary meeting.
Standard Chartered reported pre-tax profit of $6.88 billion for 2012, an increase of 1 percent from a year earlier but below analyst expectations.
The City of London's big banks are considering suing the EU over rules to cap bonuses after receiving legal advice that the pay regulation could be struck down in court. The Financial Times reports.
Stocks ended near session highs in choppy trading, with the S&P 500 finishing in positive territory for the first Monday in 2013 and the Dow close to hitting its record closing high, as investors shook off earlier worries over China and a lack of progress over the sequester.