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The world economy will grow by more than previously expected this year, the International Monetary Fund forecast on Tuesday.
The world's leaders are struggling to win public trust with governments the least-trusted institutions for a third consecutive year.
Consumer goods giant Unilever reported forecast-beating core profit on Tuesday, with strong underlying sales growth cheering investors who sent the stock higher.
Global equities could rally 20 percent in the first half of 2014, driven by rapid expansion on the part of companies, one strategist said.
German investor and analyst economic sentiment unexpectedly fell in January, sending the euro to a session low against the dollar.
There are not any issues brewing in China or Greece that could lead to the destabilization of global financial markets, said Charles Dallara—the architect of the Greek debt restructuring.
Serbia begins official negotiations to join the European Union (EU) on Tuesday which it hopes will allow it to join the trading bloc by 2020.
Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, now on trial for an alleged plot to smuggle 20 million euros, was charged with laundering millions through the Vatican bank.
Shares in DSM slid on Tuesday, as the head of the Dutch food and chemicals group warned of unfavorable foreign exchange rates, and ruled out any large-scale acquisitions in 2014.
The rise of right-wing, anti-big government parties in Europe could threaten the work of the European Union.
German business software maker SAP said on Tuesday that additional investments in its cloud business would delay reaching its profit target.
Danish industrial enzyme maker Novozymes said earnings growth would accelerate this year and next, driven by demand for biofuels.
In trying to cover so many bases in its grand themes, Davos is in danger of tasting a little bland, says CNBC's Steve Sedgwick
U.S equities could see a rally of between 5-10 percent this year, the CIO of Guggenheim Partners said, but investors are eyeing up Europe.
Even the sages gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos can miss a trick.
A scan of the list of delegates to this year’s Davos shows a notable group who are out in force this year: Chinese business people, economists and policymakers.
CNBC highlight some of the famous faces who are attending the World Economic Forum at Davos.
Irish government bond yields slid close to eight-year lows on Monday, as investors welcomed the country’s upgrade from junk by Moody’s rating agency.
Shares in Deutsche Bank tumbled on Monday after the group issued a surprise profit warning over the weekend.
Prostitutes on the Spanish island of Ibiza have formed the country's first sex-worker union.
The EU is to discuss possible sanctions against Russian officials, who are behind the country's "illegal" decisions and actions in Ukraine says Linas Linkevicius, Lithuanian foreign minister.
Lilit Gevorgyan, CIS analyst at IHS Global Insight, discusses Russia following the Crimean referendum to join the country and how increased tensions between Russia and the West could impact investments.
Scott Shellady, senior vice president at Trean, says this week will be all about U.S. data and which will have the potential to "erase last week's losses."