Swiss watch exports to China saw a bumper 49 percent rise in July from the same time last year, industry figures show, a remarkable return to growth.» Read More
Strong U.K. manufacturing and mortgage data signaled an improving British economy, coincidentally on the same day the Bank of England welcomed its new governor, Mark Carney.
European leaders warned on Monday that claims the NSA bugged EU offices and hacked into its computer network could derail major trade talks.
The sell-off in commodity currencies over the past two weeks has hit the Norwegian krone particularly hard, but according to one strategist the decline is "overdone" and the krone is set for a rebound.
China formally launched on Monday an investigation into whether Europe is unfairly subsidizing and dumping its wines in the Chinese market, potentially adding to trade frictions between the world's second-largest economy and its biggest trade partner.
Manufacturing output in the euro zone improved in June to a 16-month high, a sign that the economy was stabilizing, albeit slowly. But the readings for individual countries revealed a more mixed picture.
Greece and its international lenders resume talks on Monday to unlock 8.1 billion euros ($10.5 billion) of rescue loans after a two-week break during which the government almost collapsed.
Nokia will pay $2.2 billion to buy out partner Siemens AG in their network equipment joint venture, a deal that is likely to bring some stability to the company after it stumbled in smartphones.
Croatia joined the European Union at midnight on Sunday, two decades since fighting itself free of Yugoslavia.
Mark Carney's taking over the reins at The Bank of England from outgoing Governor, Mervyn King, has been greeted with unprecedented fanfare but one analyst has overriding concerns about his appointment.
The level of business in the U.K. financial services sector returned to a level considered "normal" for the first time since March 2011, according to a survey released on Monday.
Tens of Thousands of protesters rallied in Egypt's iconic Tahrir Square and elsewhere across the nation on Sunday, calling for President Mohamed Mursi to step down after completing a mere year of his term.
America's National Security Agency bugged European Union offices in Washington and infiltrated the EU's computer networks, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.
Spain announced tax hikes and limitations on corporate tax deductions, as part of the government's battle to raise public revenue hit by an economic slump.
Europe's top economies may be stalled, but the region's super wealthy posted strong wealth gains in 2012, according to a new study from Wealth-X.
A senior Catholic cleric with connections to the Vatican bank was arrested on Friday for plotting to help rich friends smuggle tens of millions of euros in cash into Italy from Switzerland.
Germany's banking system is one of the worst in the world, according to Paul Gambles, managing partner at advisory firm MBMG International, who told CNBC that Deutsche Bank is over-leveraged and is an accident waiting to happen.
The European Central Bank denied a German newspaper report that it was considering launching a new bond purchase program under which it would buy debt of all 17 euro zone countries.
The U.K. economy is likely to get another dose of monetary stimulus with the arrival of Mark Carney as the new governor of the Bank of England.
Chancellor Angela Merkel forcefully condemned on Friday the conduct of Irish bankers who were caught on tape joking about a bailout deal and mocking Germany.
European leaders agreed on new steps to fight youth unemployment and promote lending to credit-starved small business on Thursday after deals on banking resolution and the long-term EU budget.
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Finn Kydland, professor of economics at the University of California and 2004 Nobel Prize Laureate, discusses monetary policy and says the Fed's recent behavior raises questions.
Natalie Berg, global research director at Planet Retail, describes U.K. retail sales as "disappointing" and discusses the supermarkets' "price war".
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, and Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discuss the euro zone and what is needed for stronger growth.