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Leading international fund managers have reduced their holdings in South Africa’s natural resources sector since fighting at Lonmin’s Marikana mine resulted in the deaths of 44 people last month, with some investors making a strategic decision to unwind their exposure in the country indefinitely, the Financial Times reports.
BAE Systems will have to agree more rigorous US security arrangements if its 38 billion euros ($49.9 billion) deal to combine with EADS is to pass muster in Washington, a former senior US official has warned, the Financial Times reports.
European banks are failing to wean themselves off central bank money, even though steep falls in the cost of collateralised borrowing over the summer mean some now have the option of funding via public markets. The FT reports.
Beleaguered countries like Spain have been counting on a quick and neat way to fix their banks without taking on more crippling debt. The New York Times reports.
The euro has been on a tear, but don't just look at it against the dollar, this strategist says.
Endeavor Global, a company that supports entrepreneurs in emerging markets, is focusing on Greece. Is the nonprofit crazy for jumping into the struggling nation?
In one of the first market forecasts for 2013, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s chief U.S. equity strategist sees stocks having a bumpy ride next year before ending with the S&P 500 up 10 percent to an all-time high.
European shares closed higher on Friday setting a new 14-month high, as growth-linked stocks were boosted by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to roll out a third round of quantitative easing (QE3).
QE3 dings the dollar and the euro gets a lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
The absence from the public stage of Xi Jinping, the next Chinese president, highlights the problems China faces in finding political stability at a time when its economy needs it most, economists and analysts told CNBC on Friday.
Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, explains why Europe's financial crisis is a crisis of advanced economies as well, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Central bankers are “counterfeit money printers” and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke should resign for messing up the U.S. economy so badly, Marc Faber, author of the Gloom, Doom and Boom, told CNBC on Friday.
The price of gold could be the biggest winner from the Federal Reserve’s announcement of a third round of quantitative easing (QE3) on Thursday, according to analysts and gold investors.
BAE Systems has insisted it will walk away from talks with EADS unless the combined European champion in aerospace and defence was allowed to operate as a normal company without political interference. The FT reports.
Willem Nabarro, Head European Equities (Asia) at Exane-BNP Paribas says that European equities have outperformed U.S. stocks tremendously and that there is still more upside.
The economy took center stage in the Dutch election campaign, as the euro zone's fifth-largest economy is set to slide back into recession in the second half of the year. Unemployment stands at a seven-year high of 6.5 percent but the biggest problem may not have even fully unfolded yet: the shaky grounds of the housing market.
The other shoe has dropped and QE3 is upon us. Here's your currency trade on the news.
The Swiss National Bank has left its euro-Swiss franc floor in place. Is this really necessary?
Europe's four-year old debt crisis seems to be in remission allowing Spain to delay requesting a full bailout, but some analysts are growing worried the country's sanguine attitude could come back to haunt Europe.
European stocks closed lower on Thursday after a day's thin trade, as investors await to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve will unveil further stimulus measures which could add fresh fuel to the market's sharp three-month rally.
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The FBI have stated that North Korea's government is responsible for the Sony attack. Neil Ashdown, deputy head of Asia analysis at IHS, weighs in, saying that it's difficult to "definitively attribute" a hacking attack to a particular group or state.
What were the main highlights of the EU Summit in Brussels? CNBC's Hadley Gamble gives you the lowdown.
Carnival Cruises earnings have beaten expectations in its fourth quarter, with lower fuel prices being a great help, says David Dingle, UK chairman of Carnival Cruises.