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To restore economic growth requires policy makers to adopt the all-round perfection of British heptathlete Jessica Ennis.
The scandal over global interest rates has state officials like Janet Cowell of North Carolina working intensely behind the scenes to build a case for suing the nation’s largest banks.
A slowdown in Germany could make politicians there even more averse to a bailout for the neighbors, this strategist says.
Italian and Greek governments hope to raise more than $2 billion from selling off land and properties, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
During the 1970s and 1980s Sweden was lauded for its exemplary standard of living. Synonymous with high taxes, low unemployment and an iconic welfare system, the “Swedish model” became something other countries could be envious of. But a new report is challenging that belief.
The UK’s benchmark FTSE index has suffered this year compared to the country’s currency and bonds, a trend that is not set to end anytime soon, according to analysts.
'Super Mario' is in the spotlight and the Swiss economy is shrinking - it's time for your FX Fix.
McDonald’s, the US-based hamburger chain, is to open its first ever vegetarian-only outlets in two Indian pilgrimage centers as it seeks to expand in a market where cows are sacred and beef-eating taboo.
The euro zone will stay intact even if a vulnerable country ends up leaving the currency bloc, Luxembourg’s Finance Minister told CNBC.
There has been no shortage of finger-pointing since the collapse of the law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, with most of the animus directed toward the firm's managing partner and its broader leadership.
David Cameron began an overhaul of his ministerial team on Monday night, in a reshuffle that No 10 said would inject “fighting spirit” into the coalition and promote bright young ministers with a record of delivery. The FT reports.
Many who worry that Spain’s economic tailspin could eventually force the country’s withdrawal from the euro and a return to its former currency, the peseta. That direct outcome is still considered a long shot, even if Spain might eventually require a Greek-style bailout. But there is no doubt that many of those in a position to do so are taking their money — and in some cases themselves — out of Spain. The NYT Reports.
Interest rates paid by companies in the eurozone’s weaker economies have surged, highlighting the bloc’s fragmentation as the European Central Bank loses control of borrowing costs. The FT reports.
More companies are hiring people 65 and older because they believe they are reliable and productive, while the seniors themselves need — and want — to work. But is the trend squeezing out young people?
Ian Williams, Chairman at Charteris Portfolio Managers says that gilts are at their most expensive compared to equities since the second world war.
Benchmark oil prices will likely extend gains this week after Fed Chief Ben Bernanke kept stimulus in play at his speech in Jackson Hole and as the industry assesses the damage in the Gulf of Mexico after tropical storm Isaac forced the closure of almost all offshore oil production.
Only a quarter of Germans think Greece should stay in the eurozone or get more help from other countries in the currency union, a Financial Times/Harris poll has found.
Even as Greece desperately tries to avoid defaulting on its debt, American companies are preparing for what was once unthinkable: that Greece could soon be forced to leave the euro zone. The NYT Reports.
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Andrew Wood, an associate fellow at Chatham House, discusses the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis and what can be done to stop Russian aggression.
European closed mostly flat on Friday the U.K. raised the odds of a terrorist attack on its soil to "severe" from "substantial".