An international study on recessions and governments' responses to them has found that cuts to healthcare systems prompted by fiscal austerity are making matters far worse - for both governments and society.» Read More
An international study on recessions and governments' responses to them has found that cuts to healthcare systems prompted by fiscal austerity are making matters far worse - for both governments and society.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has arrived at a French court where she is due to be questioned over her involvement in an arbitration payment made to a billionaire.
CNBC reports on the suspected terrorist attack in south-east London in which a man was killed. Warning: this video contains graphic images.
Robert Hobbs, CEO of TGS, explains that TGS provides data and services to oil and gas companies and why its current position gives him a lot of pricing power.
Barry Dixon, head of research at Davy, says that any signs of a Fed stimulus tapering will trigger an equity pull-back, but that the underlying economy is not strong enough right now.
Manoj Ladwa, head of trading at TJM Partners, explains that the current profit-taking should be very short-lived as there is still "a lot of retail money" waiting to come in.
European shares opened sharply lower on Thursday, ahead of flash manufacturing and services data from the euro zone.
CNBC's correspondent, Stephane Pedrazzi, reports from Paris where IMF chief Christine Lagarde is being questioned for a role in a dispute when she was French finance minister in 2007.
David Stuckler, author of The Body Economics, explains how "austerity kills" and why countries that have not cut their health care budget as part of an austerity program have charted faster return to growth.
Richard Longdon, CEO of Aveva, says he is very confident about the short-term outlook as the Enterprise Solution segment has started to make a profit and its new 3D business is already profitable.
Stephen Koseff, CEO of Investec, talks about full-year earnings and the company's strategy of diversifying away from capital intensive business.
CNBC's Japan correspondent, Kaori Enjoji, reports on the "extremely volatile" Nikkei session which saw record volumes being traded and ended with a 7.3% loss.
Alan Clarke, CEO of SABMiller, comments on full-year earnings and says that most markets are growing except the U.S. core market which remains under pressure.
Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist and senior vice president at Charles Schwab, discusses the "remarkable" drop in the Nikkei and says it was caused by "short-term momentum money".
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merril Lynch Global Research and Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discuss the Nikkei's correction and the strength of the U.S. recovery.
Dennis Gartman, founder and editor of The Gartman Letter, says tapering is still up for debate following Bernanke's Congress address and adds that as the underlying economy gets stronger, capital will come out of the equity market.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, told CNBC that growing concerns over tax evasion was leading to a loss of trust among the European public.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, tells CNBC the Fed is grappling with the potential move to an exit strategy.
Blu Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, talks to CNBC about how defensible or otherwise social network business models are.
Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "Squawk Box" in EMEA; the three-hour show bookends the opening of European equity markets.
Based in London, Tso co-anchors CNBC flagship show in EMEA, Squawk Box, a show that sets the news agenda every trading day.
Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.