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The chief executive of Zurich Insurance told CNBC that although the general economic mood was "much more upbeat," risks remained.
The names of the U.S. and European banks at the center of a new interest rate-rigging probe will soon be named, Joaquin Almunia told CNBC.
Russia's minister for economic development has said he is confident about the country's growth prospects, but stressed the business climate needed improvement.
Europe is back. Or maybe it's not. It really just matters who's talking and how you frame the issue.
Pope Francis challenged business leaders assembled in Davos on Tuesday to put their wealth at the service of humanity.
McDonald's France has confirmed tax inspectors visited its local headquarters but denied wrongdoing.
The European Union's top court has dismissed Britain's challenge to the bloc's law on banning the short-selling of shares in market emergencies.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich met opposition leaders Wednesday in an attempt to defuse street violence.
A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies.
Securities seen as a key reason why risk still remains in the global financial system.
Daimler AG will become the first foreign, non-financial company to issue bonds in China's domestic market, sources said.
Speculation has reached fever-pitch in France that the country's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy, is poised to make a political comeback
The European Union set out new climate and energy goals for 2030 on Wednesday, proposing less stringent targets than in the past.
The Bank of England will not be "railroaded" into lifting interest rates early, said Roger Carr, the chairman of BAE Systems.
The CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management has told CNBC he remains bullish on emerging markets in the long term, despite seeing large outflows due to poor performance in the region.
Britain's banks have called for closer ties with Brussels and urged the government to raise its game in order to make the single market work. The FT reports.
The unemployment rate in the U.K. has fallen to within a whisker of the Bank of England's (BoE) targeted level at which it previously said it would consider raising interest rates.
ABB's fourth quarter profit warning is "purely operational" and the company is looking to "turn the page", the CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer told CNBC.
Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP told CNBC at the 2014 World Economic Forum that he has grown increasingly bullish on Russia.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.