Despite the lack of economic good news, euro zone countries are finding it increasingly easy to borrow thanks to record-low bond yields.» Read More
David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.
French President Francois Hollande called on Thursday afternoon for a euro zone government with its own budgetary capacity, a harmonized tax system and a president.
The head of Societe Generale's Russian unit Rosbank faced up to seven years in jail for bribery on Thursday after Russian investigators released a film of him with cash piled on his desk.
Watchmakers Swatch Group and Richemont as well as elevator maker Schindler are among Swiss stocks that stand to gain significantly from a potential free trade agreement between Switzerland and China, analysts told CNBC.
France's fall back into recession is likely to pile more pressure on the country's finance ministry, at a time when infighting has already led one senior politician to fuel rumors that Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici could be replaced.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras headed to China on Wednesday, amid hopes that the world's second largest economy can revive one of the euro zone's most debt laden countries.
As the rally in global equity markets continues, with the S&P 500 closing at a fresh high on Wednesday, Rosenblatt Securities' Brian Reynolds warned that the index is still some way off the 2,500 level.
Costas Michalos, president of the Athens Chamber of Commerce, comments on bilateral talks between Greece and China and why China is interested in investing in the country
One of Britain's smaller banks, championed by lawmakers as an alternative to institutions like Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland, is floundering. The New York Times reports.
U.K. business experts told CNBC what a U.K. exit from the EU - its biggest trading partner - would mean for the country's businesses and economy.
Pierre Wauthier, CFO of Zurich Insurance, discusses quarterly results and highlights the company's strong diversification as U.S., LatAm and Asia-Pacific "more than offset" weakness in Europe.
Chris Dedicoat, president of Cisco EMEA, says all global segments returned to order growth in the first quarter and explains why it remains invested in Southern Europe despite persisting challenges.
Even as gold prices tumble a tug of war between physical buyers and institutional sellers will put a floor under the precious metal, said analysts.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, warns that a risk-off phase is about to start, prompting a 10% decline in European stocks as well as a fall in EUR/USD and governments' bond yields.
Steve Sedgwick, CNBC anchor and Philip Souta, director at Business for New Europe, argue over whether Brussels infringes over European Union members' national self-determination.
Philip Souta, director at Business for New Europe and Pawel Swidlicki, analyst at Open Europe, talk about whether the U.K. can re-negotiate its membership in the European Union.
Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank thinks recession in the Euro Zone could end in Q3 2013. He says there is more appetite for risk and yield in the markets.
Russia is set for 10 years of anemic growth, according to economists, who said the slowdown is predominantly due to low investment and structural factors.
To really take the shine off the euro, policymakers need to show they are serious about pushing rates into negative territory.
Kumar Palghat, Founder & Director at Kapstream tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's been avoiding European equities.
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The "iconic London building", the Gherkin, has been put on the market for $1.1 billion. Julian Stocks, partner at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on potential buyers and the London office sector.
Carlos Caicedo, principal analyst at IHS Country Risk, says that Argentina defaulting and then restructuring its debt a few months later could lead to capital flight, currency fluctuations and social unrest.
Hans Humes, founder and CEO of Greylock Capital, discusses Argentina's bond woes and says holdout bondholders need "some kind of gesture" from the country.