Though barely a week has passed since MH17, an anti-aircraft campaign is still in full swing above the areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists.» Read More
Dean Winterton, Global Head of Institutional Business, Eastspring investments says that U.S. institutional exposure to Asia is still low and that provides good opportunities for the firm to be an advisor to institutions looking to the region.
All 27 EU countries should submit their big banks to a single cross-border supervisor as part of a banking union to be enacted as soon as next year, the president of the European Commission has urged. The Financial Times reports.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank says that it is hard to make long calls on the Euro now. Short-term bounce-backs haven't been sustained, he said.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses why there's more reward to owning PepsiCo right now over Coca-Cola.
Larry Kantor, Head of Research, Barclays says that capital injection into Spain's banks is a good thing for the country and that letting its lenders go bankrupt would be dangerous for the EU.
Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global equities, discusses the latest rescue efforts aimed at the Spanish banks. "More action is better than less action, but it is not even close to being a solution to either Spain or the euro zone," says Kashkari.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how Greece would actually exit the euro and go back to the drachma.
Discussing why the markets didn't react well to news of Spanish bailout, with Jim Bianco, Bianco Research; Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Mgmt.; and Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Mgmt.
When Spain got an aid package for its ailing banks, currency investors celebrated with a risk rally. This strategist is skeptical.
Joseph Wambia, Wambia Capital CEO, explains why Europe is headed in a positive direction.
In a four part series, we’ll explain how to get out of the monetary union, how to launch your own currency, and what obstacles you’re likely to encounter along the way.
Greece and the world of finance are bracing for this weekend's election, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
European indexes had rallied on news of a Spain bank bailout earlier, but shares trimmed gains going into the close, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
As Europe works to prop up Spain’s wobbling banks, its leaders still face a problem that plagues the Continent’s increasingly vulnerable financial institutions — a longstanding addiction to the borrowed money that provides the day-to-day financing they need to survive.
The bailout plan for Spain was, eurozone officials argue, a robust answer to critics who accused EU leaders of consistently reacting too slowly, too late and with the least possible amount of cash in the face of a crisis spinning out of control, the Financial Times reports.
Will the U.S. rally last on the heels of Spain's bank bailout? Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy, provides perspective on U.S. markets ahead of a key Greek election.
The global shipping industry has been treading water during the global economic slowdown but in the last 12 months the Baltic Dry Index, which measures the haulage costs of freight, has dropped around 40 percent.
Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-In-chief and Moira Forbes, ForbesWoman president & publisher, discuss business competition in a rocky economy; reforming America's tax policy; jobs creation and the race for the White House.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on "redenomination" and what happens if Greece changes currency and leaves the euro, and discussing Spain's bank bailout, and the financial impact of fixing Europe, with Antonio Garcia Pascual, Barclays.
The Bank of Japan has a chance late this week to try and stem the yen's rise - but this strategist doubts it will happen.
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Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, head of listed equities at Impax Asset Management, says geopolitical events have shown the need for energy diversification. He selects his top "green" picks.
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, discusses the group's exposure to Ukraine and Russia and says that "economic parameters tend to shift" back into positive mood after big negative events.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday amid corporate earnings news and ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.