European stocks closed higher on Thursday after an onslaught of earnings, but Spanish stocks underperformed to close lower.» Read More
The issuance of junk bonds, otherwise known as speculative-grade debt, has surged a "phenomenal" 98 percent in the last year, according to S&P Capital IQ.
Chinese state-backed investors are eying a stake in a U.K. bank, and have hired lawyers in London to examine their options, sources told CNBC.
Despite inflation in Japan hitting a five-year high in October, it takes more monetary stimulus for inflation to hit the levels the BOJ wants to see.
Scotland’s campaign to break ties with the rest of the U.K. kicks off in earnest this week – but the economic implications are fiercely debated.
Cheer has returned to London’s initial public offering (IPO) market, but investors may want to watch out for froth as they crack open the champagne.
British lender Royal Bank of Scotland has been accused by a government advisor of pushing struggling small firms into its turnaround unit.
Banks such as Barclays, Citigroup and Royal Bank of Scotland have banned traders from using group chat rooms, the Financial Times reports.
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's October meeting could help determine the course of interest rates for the rest of the year.
Poland’s prime minister has fired the man in charge of shepherding Poland through its sustained period of slowing growth.
Japan's exports rose a stronger-than-expected 18.6 percent in October from a year before, thanks to the weak yen and a pick-up in overseas demand.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
A whiff of Fed 'taper talk' and a 10-year note auction Wednesday should keep the stock market focused on interest rates.
Amid Libor probes big banks are considering banning traders from online chat rooms seen by regulators as venues for collusion and market manipulation.
China's export growth rebounded in October after a tumble the month before, but economists say it's too early to call a turnaround in global demand.
India's move to encourage foreign banks to reposition as wholly-owned subsidiaries may find just a handful of takers, given the regulatory trade-off.
The SEC alleged that RBS misled investors in a financial crisis-era subprime mortgage product.
A number of finance firms face billions of euros in fines next month from European Union regulators for colluding on global benchmark interest rates.
HSBC reported third-quarter underlying profit before tax of $5.06 billion in the third quarter, a rise of ten percent year-on-year.
European shares closed lower on Friday as investors reacted to earnings news from the Royal Bank of Scotland and Renault.
Barclays has suspended six traders in connection with foreign exchange trading, sources with knowledge of the situation told CNBC.