Ukraine is prepared to consider all options, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsya told CNBC ahead of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.» Read More
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice in opening an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that it was misled when it bought British software maker Autonomy for $11.5 billion.
Goldman Sachs turned bullish on commodities on Monday, upping its near-term return forecast from 2 percent to 6 percent, despite renewed concerns about China.
Europe has spent hundreds of billions of euros rescuing its banks but may have lost an entire generation of young people in the process.
As the conclave to elect a new pope begins Tuesday, the specter of financial scandal presents a challenge for Pope Benedict's XVI's successor. The NYT reports.
One in four Germans would be ready to vote in September's federal election for a party that wants to quit the euro, according to an opinion poll published on Monday that highlights German unease over the costs of the euro zone crisis.
One analyst has told CNBC that 2013 could well be the year robots become a force to be reckoned with.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets traded lower on Monday as investors reacted to Italy's credit rating downgrade.
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, tells CNBC that despite Italy's political uncertainty the signs are positive for the euro zone to be almost past its period of crisis by the end of the year.
European shares were lower in morning trade on Monday as investors reacted to Italy's credit rating downgrade.
Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, tells CNBC that a 'blow up' of the Italian yield could prove to be the big risk this week.
Italy could see its borrowing costs rise above those of troubled Spain this week, analysts told CNBC on Monday.
Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC that Germany's frugal position on Europe is dictated entirely but the upcoming elections.
Beppe Grillo's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said it wanted to lead Italy's next government and reiterated that it would not agree to an alliance with any other party.
A large majority of Italians are in favor of staying in the euro zone and are also against holding a referendum on membership, an opinion poll showed on Sunday.
Milan court doctors ruled on Saturday that Silvio Berlusconi was able to attend a tax fraud appeal, rejecting the former prime minister's complaint that an eye condition prevented him leaving hospital.
Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region, where an egalitarian tradition and a high quality of life leave top managers content with lower paychecks.
Norway's oil fund almost halved its exposure to UK and French government bonds last year while increasing it to debt from the US, Japan and Germany. The FT reports.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares were able to extend gains on Friday after the release of positive jobs numbers from the U.S.
Giuseppe Recchi, chairman of Eni SpA, tells CNBC that while sentiment and confidence around the global economy is good, Europe's internal markets are a strain on its recovery.
European shares closed higher on Friday after better than expected non-farm payrolls in the U.S boosted investor sentiment.
Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.
Richard Hunter, head of U.K. equities at Hargreaves Lansdown, and Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, discuss the recent profit-taking in stock markets.
After hours of "candid and frank" discussions, Russia made it clear that it would not take any decisions on Crimea until after Sunday's referendum, while the U.S. reiterated it viewed this event as illegitimate, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.