Total has confirmed that Patrick Pouyanne, head of refining up until now, will take over as chief executive, and Thierry Desmarest as chairman.» Read More
The European Central Bank is "ready to act" if need be to aid the euro zone economy and its interest rates are becoming a more effective tool again.
German lender Commerzbank will shed more than 5,000 jobs as part of its cost cutting program, a person familiar with the negotiations told Reuters on Tuesday.
From Union Jack booties to "Born to Rule" sleepwear, analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the British economy by 240 million pounds ($380 million).
The United States and the European Union launched talks on Monday to create one of the world's most ambitious free-trade zones, as France again underscored its determination to protect its movies and culture.
Israeli President Shimon Peres called for the establishment of an Palestinian state, in an exclusive interview with CNBC on Tuesday.
EC President José Manuel Barroso hit back at French opposition to a proposed transatlantic trade agreement as “extremely reactionary”, in an interview with the International Herald Tribune on Monday.
Boeing and Airbus showcase their new wide-bodied planes at the 2013 Paris Air Show.
Britain should shut down 30 rundown prisons and build 12 modern "hub prisons" with a capacity of up to 3,000 inmates each, according to a new report.
Big finance waded into a rain-soaked Paris Airshow with more than $10 billion in orders for jumbo passenger jets as planemakers duelled over strategy for large aircraft.
The prime real estate market in Russia's capital offers great returns - for those willing to take the risks, analysts say.
French politicians moved quickly to re-assure China after an attack on Chinese students in the Bordeaux region raised concerns about racism and threatened to tarnish Chinese investments into France’s wine industry.
European aerospace companies called on Europe to launch its own independent drone program to equip armies across the continent.
Turkish stocks dropped 1.7 percent and benchmark bond yields rose to 6.51 percent on Monday from 6.21 percent on Friday.
Italy's fragile coalition government announced a raft of measures to boost its economy this weekend, but the package was conspicuous for the absence of spending cuts.
Telefonica said it had not received any indication of interest from AT&T, following a Spanish newspaper report that the government had halted a 70 billion-euro ($93 billion) offer.
Britain's Co-operative Bank is close to agreeing a rescue package with the Bank of England that will plug a capital shortfall of up to 1.5 billion pounds ($2.35 billion).
The euro is a unique example of an asset class with intrinsic investment features, but is it a reliable store of value?
In the heated battle for leadership in commercial airplanes Boeing and Airbus believe they are positioned to have strong showings at the Paris Air Show.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Istanbul overnight on Sunday, after riot police firing teargas and water cannon stormed Gezi park.
Moderate Iranian cleric Hassan Rohani beat conservative rivals to win the presidency, it was announced Saturday.
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Youssef Squali, global head of equity research in the internet and media group at Cantor Fitzgerald says Yahoo earnings were better than feared, but investors should not wait for a dividend.
Matthew Roden, executive director of biotechnology equity research at UBS argued biotech stock valuations are still attractively valued even after their run higher.
Atul Lele, CIO of Deltec International Group says he is more worried about short term market rates rather than the Federal funds rate.