Activity in the euro zone's manufacturing sector slowed in September, as Germany's manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in 15 months.» Read More
A pensioner whose home was repossessed is taking on some of the world’s leading banks in the first known class-action lawsuit claiming that alleged Libor manipulation made mortgage repayments for thousands of Americans more expensive than they should have been. The FT reports.
Three principals of hedge fund GLG Partners are sitting on a $220m paper loss two years on from their firm’s acquisition by Man Group in the industry’s biggest merger.
With anti-austerity protests across Europe resulting in civil unrest, Switzerland is taking unusual precautions to prepare its army for a refugee crisis or the possibility of protests at home created by a financial crisis.
Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, says she would rather have a difficult, yet a credible program for Greece.
Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics says devaluing the euro will lead to short term pain but will eventually result in growth in the euro zone economy.
Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says that the Fed's primary concern is the U.S but it is aware of the impact that QE has on emerging economies.
Louis Kuijs, Chief China Economist, RBS warns that despite the recent positive data on China's exports, momentum will fall as 2013 comes around.
John Horner, FX Strategist, Deutsche Bank, says that despite strong export data from China, investors remain pessimistic over the AUD.
William Rhodes, President & CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors says that more leadership is needed to stabilize the European region.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy, NAB says that Germany is likely to give Greece more time to meet its austerity promises.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde talks to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about the impact of extreme austerity on Europe and whether Greece can get a better deal.
A slew of earnings are set to be released next week, so how should you position your portfolio? Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale; Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott; and Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research, offer investment strategies.
Europe's top shares ended the week in negative territory with weakness in commodity stocks outpacing gains in healthcare and consumer staples as growth pains smother appetite for risk.
Optimism lifts the euro and China lets the yuan lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
Thanks to the Federal Reserve, Jamie Dimon and the Obama administration, the U.S. economy is “bleeding”, John McCain, the Republican Senator from Arizona and former presidential candidate, told CNBC.
Some of the world’s biggest oil companies and traders are poised to export substantial amounts of crude from the US for the first time in decades, as booming output there promises to reshape global energy markets, The FT reports.
Spain’s reluctance to ask for a bailout was justified, said Angel Gurria, the secretary general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as there were signals that any calls for help by Madrid may be rejected.
Jean-Michel Six, Chief Economist for EMEA, S&P says that both Spain's private and public sectors are de-leveraging and its short-term growth prospects are a concern.
Greece is back in the headlines in the wake of a visit by Germany's Angela Merkel. Here's how one expert sees the euro zone's troubles resolving.
While currency investors have been busy monitoring the euro zone mess, downward pressure has been building on the yen.
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Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee, says U.S. markets are "holding their breath" for Friday's jobs report to see if the loss of momentum will continue.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, discusses the threat of deflation and says that with U.S. inflation expectations "plunging", it's difficult to see how the Fed "can tighten".
Natalie Berg, grocery research director at Planetretail, comments on U.K. supermarkets - such as Sainsbury's and Tesco - and says the challenge for Tesco is that they're not "sure what they're about".