There are no signs of a turnaround for the euro zone after six straight quarters of recession, and even once mighty Germany is struggling, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest World Economy Barometer.» Read More
Germany seems to be thawing toward Greece, but what this means for the euro is complicated. And then there's Spain.
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European shares closed higher on Tuesday after Portugal revealed an austerity-focused budget and a report suggested Spain is ready to request a bailout.
Marilyn Monroe has been dead for more than 50 years, but her image lives on and her estate made $27 million last year, according to Forbes which placed her at number 3 on its ‘Dead Celebrities Rich List in 2011, right behind Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.
A new cancer drug being trialed by Swiss Drugmaker Roche Holding will present a key opportunity for the company in the coming months, Roche CEO Severin Schwan told CNBC Tuesday.
Earnings lift the dollar and Panama wants in on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
The books for the new euro zone bailout fund bond are expected to open Tuesday, and the demand and pricing for the bond could show plenty about how the market views the euro zone’s prospects for success in the tussle with its debt crisis.
Europe faces a winter of discontent as austerity cripples southern Europe and heightens public anger over measures taken to soothe policymakers in Brussels, Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura told CNBC Tuesday.
A “consumer revolution” will take place as close to 3 billion people join the global middle class in the next four decades, with the balance of power shifting inexorably to countries now classed as emerging markets, according to HSBC economists Karen Ward and Frederic Neumann. They predict that the emerging world will account for close to two-thirds of total global consumption by 2050 – up from less than a third in 2012.
British government took the first step in its strategy of disengagement from the European Union when it said it would exercise its block opt-out from co-operation on justice and home affairs.
Royal Bank of Scotland has suspended its head of rates trading in Europe and Asia Pacific, the most senior employee to be put on leave so far as the bank investigates its alleged role in the interbank lending rate scandals. The FT reports.
The lender is bracing for a settlement with regulators over Libor manipulation that could cost it £200-£300 million – on a par with the landmark £290 million fine imposed on Barclays in June. The Financial Times reports.
Apple hires an exec from Amazon, Yahoo hires an exec from Google, two new drugs cited in meningitis outbreak, Les Moonves extends his stay at CBS, an early review of the first chapter from a book by a disgruntled Goldman Sachs employee is not kind.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has deferred seeking help from a financial assistance program that Europe has tailored to Spain’s needs. But many are increasingly worried about the costs of further delay.
Spain is taking its time asking for a bailout, and this strategist has a way to trade the stalling.
Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.
European shares closed higher on Monday after strong macroeconomic data out of China, upbeat comments about Greece's future in the euro zone, and hopes that Spain is edging closer to requesting a bailout.
Investors should not be spooked by recent events in the South African mining industry as the market offers a number of strong investment opportunities, Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group told CNBC Monday.
China’s economic data is no longer the main driver for financial markets in the Asian region as global economic events take precedence over regional concerns, Chris Tinker, Equity Strategist at Libra Investment told CNBC.
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Eight months into the yen's steep decline and Japan's policymakers are starting to voice their concerns.
Bullish momentum should drive stocks higher into the week ahead, with all eyes on a speech by Fed Chairman Bernanke.
Beppe Grillo told CNBC that parties which make up Italy's coalition government will become history.
The Australian dollar has had a swift, hard fall and now Goldman Sachs is predicting it could fall to as low as $0.80.
Billionaire George Soros reduced his holdings of exchange-traded products backed by gold prior to last month's freefall.
Jonathan Compton, managing director at Bedlam Asset Management, explains why he expects the European equity rally to continue in the long-term.
European shares opened higher on Monday as investors awaited the outcomes of several central bank meetings this week.
Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, prefers Easyjet to Ryanair and says that despite low volatility, many U.K. investors "don't believe the rally" and are still looking for a market pullback.