The Paris Motor Show kicks off amid ongoing uncertainty for Europe's carmakers, as political storm clouds gather over traditionally high-growth emerging markets.» Read More
Frederic Oudea, chief executive of Societe Generale, has hit out at critics who have argued that France's bank reforms, unveiled on Wednesday, do not go far enough and marks a U-turn by President Hollande who had promised a "long war" on the financial sector.
Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP tells CNBC just what kind of year 2012 has been for business and what he is expecting for 2013.
The second-largest shareholder of U.K. soccer team Arsenal has told CNBC that he is ready to do all he can to help the team and is ready to take control of the club and buy the remaining shares.
Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open, with stocks weighted to the downside.
France unveiled a long-awaited bank reform, hailing it as a model for the rest of Europe even as critics said it fell short of President Francois Hollande's campaign pledge to get tough with the financial sector.
The Russian billionaire who is one of Facebook's biggest investors believes that the social networking company's potential is "not fully understood."
Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney will get a 250,000 pound ($406,000) annual housing allowance when he starts as governor of the Bank of England next year, on top of a salary of 624,000 pounds, the BoE said on Wednesday.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Europe will recover in 2013.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management outlines why despite a change in government, not much else will change in the world's third-largest economy.
The official U.K. Libor manipulation report points the finger at five banks for helping UBS rig the rate. So which banks were they?
The UBS Libor settlement swings the spotlight on to the role of interdealer brokers in the burgeoning scandal, alleging that employees at these institutions actively "colluded" with rate-fixing efforts.
The scale of Libor manipulation at Swiss bank UBS was laid bare today in documents published by U.K. authorities which showed one trader openly boasting of keeping the benchmark rate artificially low.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports Greek banks are leading European markets higher, as shares in the National Bank of Greece rose by eight percent.
South African President Jacob Zuma has kicked off five days of discussions over the country's economy, including the possible introduction of a mining tax and greater state intervention in the sector.
Pimco Head of European Portfolio Management Andrew Balls says growth in Europe will contract by up to 1.5 percent next year, with policymakers facing severe economic and political hurdles.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York was warned as early as mid-2008 that banks may have been misreporting their Libor borrowing rate to aid their own trading positions, much earlier than previously known.
Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday Italy would be forced to leave the euro zone unless the European Central Bank gets more powers to ensure lower borrowing costs.
Rating agency S&P raised Greece's sovereign credit rating to B-minus with a stable outlook from selective default, citing its European partners' efforts to keep the country part of the euro.
With two short sentences, the head of the European Central Bank took the heat out of the euro zone crisis this year. In 2013 Mario Draghi has to live up to even bigger expectations.
Spain may not be fully out of the woods, but investors' favorable attitude towards the country suggests it is biding its time well and may get not need to request a bailout, analysts told CNBC.
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Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, says that the European ABS market is not large enough for the ECB to reach its balance sheet expansion target.
When the oil price falls, so does the ruble says Alexei V. Moiseev, Russia's deputy minister of finance. He adds that no measures have been taken to close Russia to foreign investors.
Guglielmo Miani, CEO of Larusmiani, discusses what Italian companies are doing to offset weak domestic consumption, and says that businesses need more labor market flexibility.