The news moved markets, with Greek bank stocks tumbling and bond yields rising once again.» Read More
A default by a euro zone member state has no automatic impact for that state's banks, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Monday.
Deutsche Bank is preparing to divest its Postbank retail operation.
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said what hurts most is the scarcity of financing for new investments.
Finland backed a former telecoms entrepreneur as prime minister as voters look to lift the country out of its long economic slump.
Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.
ECB president Mario Draghi said that Europe is rooting for Greece, but the country is the only party that can save itself.
As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, officials said on Sunday.
Russia's economy has contracted further, a day after president Vladimir Putin sought to reassure the nation that the worst of the crisis was over.
The U.S. Treasury Secretary is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would damage the world economy.
Greece is bankrupt and should default, well-known investor Marc Faber told CNBC Friday, arguing that a "geopolitical game of chess" was being played.
The European Union's antitrust suit against Google is not the first. The euro zone has a history of going after big American tech firms.
President Obama on Friday said TTIP trade talks with Europe need to make major progress this year.
Greece growth projections will need to be "significantly" revised down as the country's debt negotiations with its creditors drag on, the IMF warned.
Sterling hit a one-month high against the dollar Friday, on news that the UK unemployment rate fell in February to its lowest level since July 2008.
German Bund yields accelerated declines Friday, to trade just above zero percent, as investors eyed a move into negative territory.
Consumer prices in the euro zone rose for the second straight month in March.
Nestle, the world's leading packaged food maker, reported slightly better-than-expected first-quarter sales on Friday, helped by price increases.
Major global benchmarks are set for a short correction over the next month, technical analysts told CNBC.
Investment in technology that provides financial services has more than tripled in the region, giving its economy a much-needed boost.
Alexis Tsipras said he was "firmly optimistic" his government would reach an agreement with its creditors by the end of April despite friction.
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Darren Chervitz, portfolio manager at Jacob Asset Management, says that Marissa Mayer's "honeymoon period" as Yahoo CEO is approaching an end, with consumers expecting more core results from Yahoo.
Talking tech and US earnings, Leigh Drogen, CEO of Estimize, says this quarter will be about mobile monetization, especially for Facebook and Twitter.
Charles Newsome, divisional director at Investec Wealth & Investment, says he believes that Greece will move towards some sort of exit from the euro zone in the long term.