Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank (ECB) insisted that the euro zone was more stable than a year ago but that the region needed more integration - and the U.K should be a part of that.» Read More
The upcoming elections and the impending “fiscal cliff” have hedge funds more on edge than any other issue, according to a survey by Macro Risk Advisors.
European shares fell on Monday after U.S. industrial bellwether Caterpillar joined other multinational manufacturers in giving a sobering take on the outlook for the global economy.
Investors can find excellent value in luxury retailers such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton despite warnings of a sales slowdown in the sector, according to James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management.
Civil unrest and conflict in Syria has spilt over into neighboring countries recently, but despite this the Middle East is very much a place for growth and a good place for investment opportunities according to Simon Williams, HSBC’s chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa.
The euro gets a lift and the yen trades on trade data — it's time for your FX Fix.
Germany is planning to warn Britain that it will seek to cancel next month’s European budget summit if David Cameron, the prime minister, insists that he will veto any deal other than a total freeze on spending. The FT reports.
An EU-wide plan to impose a 40 percent female quota on listed company boards looks likely to be blocked on Tuesday as a rising number of commissioners have expressed categorical opposition to the proposal, the FT reports.
Lloyds Banking Group is examining whether to ditch the concept of annual bonuses for senior staff and extend the timeframe of longer-term incentives to up to 10 years, according to people briefed on a project to overhaul remuneration, the Financial Times reports
The past week has marked a testing time for the EU’s most important bilateral relationship, with the Socialist Mr Hollande letting fly with some pointed barbs at Ms Merkel – and receiving return fire across the Rhine. The FT reports.
Look through the headline tumult, and the euro is still trading on traditional factors.
European shares fell on Friday and ended a four-day winning streak after signs of disagreement from European Union (EU) leaders over how to help the region's debt-ridden banks hit financial stocks.
Government plans for a 160 percent increase in the tax on beer, has left the French beer industry reeling.
Hopes lift the dollar, stalling in Spain hits the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
From elves to vampires and reindeer wranglers, here's a look at some of the season's odder jobs. Wait, you want me to do what?!
Europe's leading shares closed flat on Thursday as weak earnings from companies in the region capped momentum on an index which is hovering near the highs achieved after central bank action last month.
What do you do with an overcrowded city? The answer seems obvious. Upwards you go. Cities worldwide are reaching for the stratosphere as office space and apartments skim the skyline. Now they may have a new neighbor as the seeds of an agricultural revolution are being sown.
Despite the recent rally in European equity markets following the European Central Bank (ECB)’s commitment to help struggling euro zone countries further, there is still plenty of caution about getting back into European stocks.
Chinese data gives a lift and Germany's Merkel dampens hopes — it's time for your FX Fix.
Lukoil has no plans to deepen its ties with higher-profile Rosneft after the latter's deal with BP, at least not in the short term, Andrei Gaidamaka, Deputy Vice President at Lukoil told CNBC Thursday.
Germany has no choice but to monetize the debt of southern Europe and save the euro to save itself, economists say.
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.
German business software company SAP will start to employ people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists across the world.
Andy Haldane, executive director for financial stability at the Bank of England, says the economy is "healing" but that we're still "a long way short off normality".
James Bullard, president and CEo of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, explains why inflation is the "wild card" of U.S. data and argues it would have to be higher to start tapering the Fed's bond purchases.
James Bullard, president and CEO of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, explains why he was not surprised to see such volatility in the Nikkei.