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Pope Francis challenged business leaders assembled in Davos on Tuesday to put their wealth at the service of humanity.
McDonald's France has confirmed tax inspectors visited its local headquarters but denied wrongdoing.
The European Union's top court has dismissed Britain's challenge to the bloc's law on banning the short-selling of shares in market emergencies.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich met opposition leaders Wednesday in an attempt to defuse street violence.
A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies.
Securities seen as a key reason why risk still remains in the global financial system.
Daimler AG will become the first foreign, non-financial company to issue bonds in China's domestic market, sources said.
Speculation has reached fever-pitch in France that the country's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy, is poised to make a political comeback
The European Union set out new climate and energy goals for 2030 on Wednesday, proposing less stringent targets than in the past.
The Bank of England will not be "railroaded" into lifting interest rates early, said Roger Carr, the chairman of BAE Systems.
The CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management has told CNBC he remains bullish on emerging markets in the long term, despite seeing large outflows due to poor performance in the region.
Britain's banks have called for closer ties with Brussels and urged the government to raise its game in order to make the single market work. The FT reports.
The unemployment rate in the U.K. has fallen to within a whisker of the Bank of England's (BoE) targeted level at which it previously said it would consider raising interest rates.
ABB's fourth quarter profit warning is "purely operational" and the company is looking to "turn the page", the CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer told CNBC.
Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP told CNBC at the 2014 World Economic Forum that he has grown increasingly bullish on Russia.
Germany's Internet security agency says an analysis of hijacked computer networks has turned up about 16 million compromised accounts.
The world economy will grow by more than previously expected this year, the International Monetary Fund forecast on Tuesday.
The world's leaders are struggling to win public trust with governments the least-trusted institutions for a third consecutive year.
Consumer goods giant Unilever reported forecast-beating core profit on Tuesday, with strong underlying sales growth cheering investors who sent the stock higher.
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Francesco Galietti, CEO and founder of Policy Sonar, says Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi must be careful of "making a pact with the devil" as he plans to meet President Putin in Moscow.
Chien-Wen Tong, strategy director at WPP digital agency POSSIBLE, says viral content gets the most traction at the end of the week. Dan Beasley, founder of Puzzle London, adds that celebrity interaction adds to the multiplier effect.
European equities opened slightly lower Friday as investors reacted to more information on the European Central Bank's (ECB) bond buying program and markets look ahead to crucial U.S. jobs data.