European stocks closed mixed on Tuesday, as the crisis in Ukraine curbed enthusiasm for riskier assets.» Read More
The head of one of France's biggest companies has warned that France's problems dwarf those of the U.S.
The U.K. government should be doing more to promote growth if the country is going to revive its struggling economy, shadow finance minister Ed Balls told CNBC on Thursday, as new data emerged showing that the U.K. is likely to enter into a triple-dip recession.
Pensions in Britain will be hit by further cuts to tax relief announced on Wednesday by Finance Minister George Osborne. Analysts tell CNBC that the measures will not just affect Britain's high earners.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, tells CNBC that he is suspicious of the consensus for 2013 that the market will be up by ten percent.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, tells CNBC the reasons for the big sell off in Gold last week are still unknown but the sentiment on gold is dented at the moment.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting a baby, destined to be the country's future monarch.
Governments and economists from elsewhere in the developed world are looking East for a clue to the long-term consequences of loose monetary policy.
Pope Benedict's new handle on Twitter will be @pontifex, beating out other contenders that had been considered to showcase the thoughts of one of the world's most visible leaders.
A bomb went off at the offices of a Greek ultra-right group near Athens early on Tuesday causing damage but no casualties.
Eric-Vincent Guichard, founder and CEO of Homestrings, tells CNBC about the potential of investing in Africa whilst avoiding the risk.
British Chancellor George Osborne said on Sunday that it would be "catastrophic" to reverse his austerity policy,but Adam Posen, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, told CNBC that both Osborne's austerity package - and apocalyptic warnings - were self-defeating.
Austerity is putting pressure on funding for charities and NGO's, Louisa Bojesen caught up with, Claire Horton CEO of the Battersea dogs home who told her why innovation is key in a recession.
Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist at Pension Partners, tells CNBC that going over the fiscal cliff may cause stocks to outperform.
Alex DeGroote, media analyst at Panmure Gordon, tells CNBC that the government is in favor of a light touch in terms of regulation of the press, but their coalition partners may not be of the same view.
Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister tells CNBC, that growth has slowed in Turkey partly on purpose to control inflation but also because of Europe's difficulties, as Europe counts for a chunk of their exports.
Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist with ConvergEx Group, tells CNBC that there will be a slight rally in the stock market towards the end of the year, but it will be dampened by the fiscal cliff.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, tells CNBC it will be critical to see whether and overhauld of Spanish banks boosts or further stifles economic growth.
Riad Salameh, governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, explains to CNBC the strengths of Lebanon's economy, citing healthy development in the construction, tourism, and banking sectors.
Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, tells CNBC that Mark Carney's successful tenure with the Bank of Canada makes him an excellent appointment to governor of the Bank of England.
Mirna Marovic president of Croatian private equity and venture capital association tells CNBC that she is still positive about a good EU budget without many reductions.