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In the past couple of years, as the eurozone woes have unfolded, international investors have been transfixed by one small country on the edge of the region: Greece. They would do well to keep watching another tiddler: Finland. For while Finland has not created much drama, precisely because it is one of the strongest eurozone members, some fascinating discussions are under way, the FT reports.
Nine of the world’s biggest banks are facing increased scrutiny from US state prosecutors probing alleged attempts to manipulate the lending gauge known as Libor, the FT reports.
It is unclear how much Wen Jiabao, the prime minister of China, who has staked a position as a populist and a reformer, knows about the $2.7 billion in assets that his family has amassed, which are hidden behind a thicket of partnerships. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses European woes weighing on the markets, saying the European story is bad for multinationals and much worse for Europe.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital says South Korea's small third-quarter gain is still good news since it means the country is avoiding a recession.
If you really want to preserve the euro, this think tank says, look south.
With losses increasing in Europe, and the outlook for sales looking grim, Ford Motor said it will now close a second final assembly plant in that continent and cut nearly a fifth of its capacity.
Reassuring updates from drugmaker Sanofi and consumer goods group Unilever lifted European shares on Thursday, although some traders felt worries over the euro zone would limit further moves higher.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Mark Grant, Southwest Securities about France's economy and Spain's unique funding issues.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports three pieces of news from Ford, including "pulling the trigger on Europe" and forecasting profitability in the EU by mid-decade.
Confusion reigned on Thursday, a day after Greece’s finance minister told the parliament that Greece had received an extension on its bailout, with the European Central Bank and Germany denying a deal had been done.
An earnings season described even by the most optimistic as muted has been made even more worrying by the pessimism shown by chief executives at globally dominant companies.
Saira Malik, TIAA-CREF, provides her outlook on the markets and China, and shares her top global stock picks.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks got a boost from earnings showing a mixed outlook for the economy.
Sir David Walker is planning a clean sweep of Barclays’ board after he formally becomes chairman of the scandal-tainted bank next week and will also oversee the replacement of some key executive positions. The FT reports.
David Cameron on Wednesday promised “the good news will keep coming” as his error-prone government prepared to seize on new data that is expected to show Britain’s double-dip recession is over, the Financial Times reports.
Until recently, Greece had a typical European health system offering universal care, but the unemployed are now often left on their own if they get sick.
Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings says that there's a lot of scope to invest in Myanmar as the country makes its investment rules clearer.
European shares halted a three-day slide on Wednesday as encouraging Chinese data fueled a rebound in oil and mining stocks, while strong earnings boosted tech shares.
It is going to be very tough for Europe to have austerity and at the same time grow GDP, said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, referring to the euro zone's economic problems.
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European shares closed higher on Wednesday, as better-than-expected Chinese growth data and a slew of earnings releases buoyed sentiment.