Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, is on track for a recovery thanks to a pick-up in demand for its products from abroad, the Bundesbank said on Tuesday.» Read More
Both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are meeting tomorrow. Here's your trading plan.
European markets ended mixed on Wednesday after Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denied reports that he would be seeking a bailout for Spain this weekend.
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François Hollande’s Socialist government is facing a new tax revolt – this time not from big business protesting against the president’s 75 per cent income tax band but in the form of a viral online campaign by small French entrepreneurs furious about a jump in capital gains taxes, the FT reports.
Euro zone countries would have to sign binding contracts with Brussels, committing them to detailed fiscal reform, according to a draft EU agenda that would increase the bloc’s control over national economic policies. The FT reports.
A European Central Bank rate cut won't come right away, but this strategist thinks it's in the bag for late 2012.
European markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with Spanish stocks higher on ongoing hopes that Spain will seek a full bailout, a move which would ease investors' concerns over the euro zone debt crisis.
Australia cuts rates and kiwis look sweet — it's time for your FX Fix.
Ikea is coming under fire for deleting women from the Saudi version of its bargain furniture catalogs. The Global Post reports.
The summer holiday that went on the American Express card, the private indulgence charged to a Victoria’s Secret store card, the winter wardrobe that won’t be paid off until spring.
Click to see some of the hottest new releases from Europe’s biggest car makers at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.
Currency investors got frisky in the third quarter and risk currencies rose, but this strategist senses a mood shift.
For the last three months, investors have been ignoring the weak economic backdrop and plowing money into stocks.
The differences in approach could not be more distinct — or telling. Fresh austerity measures were announced last week by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain. Two of the most economically distraught countries in the euro zone, Greece and Spain, mapped out additional budget cuts last week, the New York Times reports.
The financial services sector has cut 9,000 jobs over the past three months as business volumes and profitability fell for the first time in more than three years, the CBI employers’ group and PwC have reported, the Financial Times reports.
European markets are set to extend losses on Monday as investor concerns turn to Spanish bank recapitalization needs and a possible downgrade to the country’s credit rating.
The UK’s plan to reform the world’s most important lending rate will guide a global drive towards more transparent and reliable pricing for everything from home mortgages and gold to heating oil, regulators said on Friday. The FT reports.
At a time when the world's attention is nervously focused on the European economy, there is a bright spot worth noting, and it can be found in Denmark.
The stress test for Spanish banks wasn't pretty, but this strategist sees a buying opportunity.
The Federal Reserve’s latest round of monetary stimulus could be disastrous to the US economy, claimed Albert Edwards, strategist at Societe General, who also sees future US economic difficulties taking their toll on global equity markets.
Further unrest in the South African mining sector has increased the chances of another credit rating downgrade, an analyst told CNBC.
The big divergence over the past few months in the direction of the S&P 500 and copper.
Citigroup's Jonathan Stubbs told CNBC that European equities have "rarely" been so appealing to investors.
Rumors that Brazil's social security fund called Bolsa Familia was to be cancelled led to a bank run over the weekend.
An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large."
As U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels this week to discuss EU tax policies, he knows there are far more taxing questions at home regarding regarding the EU.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower on Fed fears.
Eric Wasserstrom, managing director at Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, tells CNBC that in his own view the Jamie Dimon JPMorgan vote is unlikely to garner sufficient support to compel the board to make a change.
Jed Kolko, chief economist at Trulia, tells CNBC that the housing starts tumble is likely to be a blip and should recover next month.