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Candidates in Ukraine's presidential election stayed out of the public eye on Saturday, observing a ban on campaigning on the eve of a vote that Kiev hopes can help end confrontation with Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.
Russian president Vladimir Putin calls CNBC's Geoff Cutmore "scary", adding that he has created a "businesslike" atmosphere for the panel discussion.
Access to the capital markets is a "key issue" for Russian businesses as Western lenders are increasingly shunning Russian deals, CEO of Rusal said.
German business sentiment fell more than expected to the lowest level so far this year in May, signalling that Europe's largest economy is expanding at a slower rate after the strongest quarterly growth in three years between January and March.
Britain's financial regulator has fined Barclays £26 million ($43 million) for control failings regarding setting of gold prices.
Two of the euro zone's former emergency cases enjoyed a welcome boost from U.S credit ratings agencies.
Britain's anti-EU UKIP party has made strong gains in local elections, according to early results.
The chairman of China's massive sovereign wealth fund has said that monetary easing in the euro zone would be "good news" and open up market opportunities.
Oligarch Petro Poroshenko is likely to win Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, but has told CNBC that Russia might not accept the results.
AstraZeneca is battling to shore up shareholder support to resist Pfizer's £69.4bn takeover as the US giant makes another push to revive the deal. The FT reports.
Embattled Ukraine lacks “the power or the possibility” to stand up to Russia at present, Ukraine’s former prime minister told CNBC.
Pro-Russia insurgents attacked a military checkpoint Thursday in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 11 troops and wounding at least 33 others.
Real-world considerations usually make it impossible to achieve perfect justice—and the Credit Suisse case has gray areas.
The city will pay Jews who fled or were forced from their homes 820,000 euros ($1.1 million) for taxes or fines levied in their absence.
Business activity in the euro zone lost steam in May, amid growing concerns about the strength of France's economic recovery
Unilever said on Thursday it had agreed to sell its Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce brands to Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion in cash, marking a final step the restructuring of its portfolio in North America.
Italians are "feeling richer" as the value of Italian government paper increases, the CEO of Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo has said.
As the Russian elite gathers for the St Petersburg Economic Forum, they will be all too aware the future looks less certain than it has for years.
British retail sales rose much more strongly than expected in April helped by robust food sales during the Easter holiday, official data showed on Wednesday
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Jacques Aschenbroich, CEO of Valeo, says the development of connected cars is a big growth driver for the business.
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, says he is "skeptical" about the potential shale gas volume that can be obtained from Europe.
Tomas Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital, comments on the day's events in Ukraine, which include the resignation of the Ukrainian prime minister.