Scotland will flourish regardless the outcome of Thursday's independence vote, according to the CEO of one of Europe's largest listed investment groups.» Read More
Mario Monti has taken a step towards bridging Europe’s north-south divide over how to support the euro zone’s weaker economies by finding common ground with Finland over the need for concerted intervention to reduce excessively high borrowing costs, the Financial Times reports.
Senior government figures are discussing the possibility of buying out private investors in Royal Bank of Scotland and fully nationalizing it amid mounting frustration at banks’ failure to lend to British businesses, the FT reports.
The governing council of the European Central Bank (ECB) is set to take center stage on Thursday with speculation mounting about what sort of intervention, if any, could be announced.
Weeks after criticizing Nasdaq for the handling of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital has its own troubles; Green Mountain Coffee "hyper" growth is over; Yelp surges after revenues; the Fed hints the economy may be slowing and traders are watching the ECB meetings tomorrow.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management says that investors need to look to high yields, corporate credits and emerging market debts to add returns in a sensible way. He explains why.
Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, CNBC Contributor says the U.S. economy does not need more stimulus, and instead, rules and regulations need to be eased.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says that although euro zone leaders are working harder, the crisis is getting worse.
Inaction in Washington could hurt overseas, this strategist says.
The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday to discuss interest rates, amid calls for the base rate to be cut from 0.5 percent to 0.25 percent. Moorad Choudhry tells us why further rate cuts or quantitative easing won't help turn around the U.K. economy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market-moving activity from Europe, as shares extend gains built on a slew of economic data from the U.S.
The Swiss National Bank has euros ready to unload, and these strategists point to currencies that should benefit.
Central bank policy decisions are looming and economic idea merchants are chattering — it's time for your FX Fix.
Will recent concerns about the jobs market, Europe, and the looming fiscal cliff prompt the Fed to issue additional quantitative easing? Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-Chairman, weighs in.
Bob Browne, Northern Trust CIO, and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, provide a preview of what investors should focus on today, including the Fed concluding a two-day FOMC meeting and the ADP employment report.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at currency markets and bonds, ahead of tomorrow's European Central Bank meeting.
Public opinion is of value to governing politicians only when it is in line with their prevailing decision making. But the public's opinion was never asked for in the first place, when the EU decided to proceed with the great euro project. Why should it matter now?
As two of Spain’s largest regional governments rebel against attempts by the Mariano Rajoy government to rein in their spending, there are increasing concerns about Madrid’s ability to attract the foreign capital needed to finance itself, the FT reports.
While dealing with Europe’s financial difficulties has been a grim slog for the Continent’s austerity-weary citizens and its frustrated policy makers, it is the opportunity of a lifetime for ambitious idea merchants looking for fame to come up with a plan for the euro zone, the NYT reports.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says while markets are expecting some action from the ECB, the euro is likely to remain on a downward trend.
A setback for Google; MGM buys out Icahn; tough times for EA and Take Two and Facebook hits new post-IPO lows.
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George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, discusses how either outcomes in the Scottish independence referendum will impact markets and whether "sterling-ization" is possible.
Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, discusses the group¿s offer for Spain's Jazztel and says that the merger between the two would "create a champion in the industry".
European shares closed lower on Tuesday with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.