Miner Glencore said on Wednesday it will launch a share buy-back program of up to $1 billion over the next six months.» Read More
Robert Musetti, Global Head of Institutional Sales, Cash Equity, Derivatives and Financing, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas says that Asia is an underperformer relative to Europe and the United States. He explains why.
Will the "fiscal cliff" be resolved by 2013? Where will the unemployment rate be at the end the year? Predictions from CNBC economics reporter Steve Liesman.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting a baby, destined to be the country's future monarch.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including gains for defensive stocks such as utilities.
London's financial sector suffered its worst November for hiring since before the financial crisis, with the number of new jobs created falling by a third year-on-year.
Governments and economists from elsewhere in the developed world are looking East for a clue to the long-term consequences of loose monetary policy.
Facebook privacy campaign group europe-v-facebook plans to sue the social network in Ireland,it said on Tuesday.
Pope Benedict's new handle on Twitter will be @pontifex, beating out other contenders that had been considered to showcase the thoughts of one of the world's most visible leaders.
A bomb went off at the offices of a Greek ultra-right group near Athens early on Tuesday causing damage but no casualties.
Angela Merkel kicks off her re-election drive on Tuesday at a congress of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), where the chancellor will be feted like a star for defending German interests in the euro zone crisis.
Greece's economy is in recession but there are reasons to be upbeat and the debt-laden nation will be able to rebound strongly as it works its way through reforms, European Central Bank governing council member Christian Noyer told CNBC.
Andrew Pease, Global Head of Investment Strategy at Russell Investments, says while Europe has focused on liquidity in 2012, solvency will take the spotlight in 2013.
Kevin Gaynor, Co-head of Macro Strategy Research, Nomura is bullish on China in Q4 and Q1 next year, but explains why growth is expected to fade rapidly in the second half of 2013.
Robert Rennie, Global Head, FX Strategy, Westpac Bank says EUR/USD will continue to rally and could hit 1.35 in the first quarter next year.
Peter Morici, professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission discusses the U.S. fiscal cliff situation and the recent sovereign downgrades in the euro zone.
Bruno Del Ama, CEO, Global X Funds says that the energy plays like natural gas and unconventional oil sectors are very compelling.
The euro gained for a fourth straight session on Monday to hit a six-week high as news from Spain and Greece eased concerns about the debt-burdened countries.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports Spain formally requested an EU bailout for its banks; and an update on the Greek debt buyback plan, with CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa. Also, an update on U.S. markets, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, about the outlook on Europe and its impact on the U.S. economy.
Spain on Monday requested formally the disbursement of 39.5 billion euros of European funds to recapitalize its crippled banking sector.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
European shares opened slightly lower on Wednesday with a slew of economic releases due and investors positioning themselves for the annual confab of central bankers at Jackson Hole later this week.
Heimo Scheuch, CEO of Wienerberger, says the company is seeing "different signs" of strength across Europe with some countries' property markets doing better than others.
Jochen Moebert, real estate analyst at Deutsche Bank, says some of the more expensive areas of German property are "cheap" in comparison to other countries such as the U.K.