At least two people were killed in a gunfight early on Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists.» Read More
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks closed lower in light, choppy trading, and looks at moves in the stock, metals and energy markets, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Bob Pisani.
Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.
The weak euro is boosting the sales and earnings of some of the continent’s biggest companies, helping offset weak demand from Europe’s crisis-hit periphery, the FT reports.
An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his insistence that central banks should buy only government bonds in quantitative easing programs to stimulate growth.
Short selling of European car stocks is at a two-year high, making the sector one of the most heavily shorted in Europe, as traders bet slowing growth will hurt even the continent’s profitable producers, the FT reports.
G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.
It is safe for investors to dip their toes back into Europe? The jury appears to still out on that verdict.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving activity in Europe as equities end a five-day winning streak. Also, a look at U.S markets, with CNBC's Bob Pisani and Sharon Epperson.
Art Cashin, UBS, provides insight on today's trading action and weighs in on "signs of fraying in Europe."
China's trade report disappoints and Sweden talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.
The City watchdog will on Friday fire the starting shot on a dramatic overhaul of key benchmark borrowing rates with a package of proposals designed to restore trust following the recent Libor scandal, the Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks move to intraday lows in thin, jittery trading and the euro dips slightly lower.
A combination of persistently high prices and a weak economic backdrop will keep a lid on oil consumption this year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday, while a slightly improved demand growth for 2013 will likely be offset by, among other things, the resumption of nuclear capacity in Japan reducing the need for oil.
A mixed day for the markets; ManU prices its IPO; Yahoo CEO makes her first big move; videogame sales fall again and Ikea reveals what its brand is worth.
Supply-side tensions vying with a softer global macroeconomic outlook will cloud the direction in benchmark oil markets next week though key U.S. data releases may help set the tone, according to CNBC's weekly survey of oil market sentiment.
Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia, Exane-BNP Paribas says that markets are seeing speed-micro trading and that it's safer to invest in companies with a global reach.
David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions says that markets are expecting more QE from the Fed and the U.S. central bank could act in September.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that the backdrop for equities is positive.
UK soccer club Manchester United priced its U.S. IPO at $14 a share, below the expected range of $16 to $20 a share. The low pricing reflects IPO jitters in the wake of Facebook's post-IPO drop.
Jim Cramer explains why some object to how the stock market has pushed higher.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.