German business morale rose far more than expected in May, suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up steam after posting anaemic growth in the first quarter.» Read More
President Barack Obama flew into Myanmar on Monday, becoming the first U.S. head of state to visit the country - a former pariah state that has taken the world by surprise with speedy political and economic reforms in the past year after five decades of military rule.
Chris Wyllie, chief investment officer at Iveagh, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve's action has made investors more likely to hold safe haven assets as they continue to be the buyer of last resort.
The Swiss government watered-down a plan to try to clean up the country's image as a haven for untaxed assets.
The dollar fell from a near nine-month high against the yen while the euro surged Friday as U.S. inflation data affirmed the Fed's ultra-easy monetary policy.
When, towards the end of World War II, the British economist John Maynard Keynes led his country’s delegation to negotiate in Bretton Woods the IMF’s charter (articles of agreement), he argued that the stability of the international monetary system and world economy required that surplus and deficit countries should be held equally responsible to balance their trade accounts.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees some weakness in the Euro-Dollar cross going into the new year, explaining why the 1.33 to 1.35 range is a good place to short the Euro.
EU officials have begun work on a plan to create a long-term budget without the UK in a move that reflects mounting frustration that Britain’s demand for a spending freeze cannot be reconciled with the rest of the bloc. The FT reports.
Political resistance and potential court challenges are among "very large" risks to reforms for Greece's bailout program, the country's lenders said on Monday.
A prominent US bond investor has increased an already aggressive bet on Ireland’s recovery from the financial crisis, raising eyebrows among rival fund managers. The FT reports.
What investors can expect from oil prices in 2013, Italy's debt situation and how going over the fiscal cliff could impact Eni SpA, with Chairman Giuseppe Recchi.
Google reported sales of more than $4 billion in Britain last year. It paid less than $10 million in taxes. The NYT reports.
UBS AG is expected to be hit with a $1 billion-plus fine to settle charges of rigging Libor interest rates this week.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including profit warnings and a big change in the government of Japan.
Barack Obama will arrive in Bangkok on Sunday, the first leg of a three country tour that will include bilateral talks with Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the first visit by a sitting US president to Myanmar. The FT reports.
Global media reports that the former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi announced his engagement have been dismissed by native Italians who say Berlusconi has been mis-translated.
The currency markets should be less volatile ahead of the U.S. holiday, and that means good news for a key risk-sensitive currency.
European shares closed down on Friday, with losses led by the banking sector, in tandem with weakness on Wall Street due to ongoing concerns about the U.S. fiscal policy outlook.
The fiscal cliff walk begins and the yen takes a breather — it's time for your FX Fix.
Discussing the business model, and experience for subscribers of Birchbox, with its co-founders Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp.
France’s economy will come through and “resist the crisis” despite worries about low growth and the need for labor market reform, its Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici told CNBC.
China and Brazil face opposite problems and should take tips from each other, according to Capital Economics.
News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting has come as a surprise.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move to lighten their tax burden.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodities market strategy at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that continued QE by the US Fed, a pickup in the Chinese economy and a continued squeeze on Iranian production will drive oil up.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower.
Carlos Caicedo, head of Latin America at Exclusive Analysis, tells CNBC that Brazil has already had one trillion of investment in preparation for the World Cup and Olympics.