Euro zone inflation fell more than expected in July, according to new figures released on Thursday, sparking renewed fears of deflation.» Read More
Years of inflation in Chinese wages and freight costs have chased several US manufacturers back home from China. Now a British food producer is delivering arguably the ultimate blow to the one-time factory of the world. The FT reports.
Zara owner Inditex posted a 22 percent rise in 2012 profit to 2.4 billion euros ($3.13 billion) on Wednesday, shrugging off belt-tightening in home market Spain by tapping fashion-hungry consumers in markets like Asia.
Louise Cooper of CooperCity discusses economic red flags she is seeing. "I think the UK is very bad at analyzing what's going on in Europe," she says.
Chancellor Angela Merkel urged German employers to help get more women back to work after they become mothers in a country that needs to boost its workforce.
How immune is the U.S. market to the continuing crisis in Europe? Ewen Cameron Watt of BlackRock, provides perspective on the global markets, and on what's guiding BlackRock's stock.
Dissecting today's market action in the European markets, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs; and weighing in on activists role in the markets and whether stocks are still cheap is Aswath Damodaran, NYU Professor.
Politicians must act to combat Europe's financial crisis because central banks can't do it alone, Jens Weidmann, the president of the Bundesbank, said Tuesday.
Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank and a member of the ECB's governing council, says only politics, not the European Central Bank, can solve the euro zone crisis.
Reclassifying Greece as an emerging market economy is "deeply offensive," according to one analyst.
Italy's election produced the hung parliament investors said was the worst possible outcome. So why do markets seem largely unconcerned?
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets opened flat on Tuesday, ahead of bond auctions from both Spain and Italy.
Tom Buerkle, international editor at Institutional Investor, explains why Norway tops their Country Credit Rating table, while the U.S. has its lowest point tally in over three decades.
Gina Sanchez, founder, Chantico Global, explains why she remains positive on U.S. and European stocks despite what she views as a disconnect between fundamentals and market levels.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Willem de Vijlder, CIO of strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, explains why you should invest in real assets in a diversified way.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
The U.K. government has failed to deliver on its promise to significantly improve the economy and kick start growth, leader of the opposition Labour Party told CNBC.
The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.
Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg, tells CNBC why another election in Italy would be bad news for markets.
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Jon Reynolds, CEO of Swiftkey, discusses the U.K. start-up scene and says that global investors are starting to look at the U.K. for future opportunities.
Jean-Pierre Camadieu, chairman & CEO of Solvay, describes Brazil as the "weak point" for the company and says more M&A activity is on the way.
Henri Proglio, CEO of EDF, says he is very confident that the group will beat expectations in 2014.