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The U.K. is set to be the fastest growing economy among the world's seven leading industrialized nations this year, according to a leading economic think tank.
Electrical goods producer Philips reported a drop in second-quarter earnings but expects to see an improvement in the second half of the year.
With global markets shrugging off geopolitical tensions following the downing of MH17, analysts are warning that investors are becoming complacent.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called evidence of Russian complicity in MH17 as horror deepened over victims' remains.
As militants continued to keep international monitors away from wreckage Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin urged pro-Moscow rebels to cooperate.
Portugal's Espirito Santo International, holding company of Banco Espirito Santo, said it has filed for creditor protection.
The West could hit Russia with even tougher sanctions if the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down by separatist rebels.
Stocks markets in Russia slumped further on Friday morning as investors shunned riskier assets on the news of the jetliner crashing in eastern Ukraine.
Microsoft has joined Google and launched its own version of the “right to be forgotten” request form for its serach engine bing.
Markets might be too optimistic on the euro zone's prospects, according to the Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund,
U.S. drugmaker announces plans to take over Dublin-based Shire in a deal that will help AbbVie lower its tax rate by buying a foreign rival.
Obama warned Putin that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to impose additional sanctions on Moscow if it does not change course in Ukraine.
The downing of an airliner over Ukraine brought immediate condemnation of Russia, and it's likely to get stronger.
The Malaysian Airlines flight that crashed on Thursday morning in Ukraine was flying in open air space, Eurocontrol authorities said.
Struggling lender Banco Espirito Santo and its parent companies were hit with more bad news, as its debt was downgraded into junk territory.
London might be on everyone's lips when discussing U.K. real estate - but it's Cambridge which has the fastest-selling property.
German carmaker Volkswagen is interested in buying Italian rival Fiat, a German magazine reports, citing unnamed company sources.
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4 percent stake in ITV from BSkyB, lifting shares in the British broadcaster on hopes of a wider bid.
Swiss bank UBS saw 15.4 percent growth in its wealth management business for 2013, firmly securing its position as world leader in the sector.
Russian stock markets were sharply lower following the announcement of new sanctions, and analysts warned of tougher penalties on the way.
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Scott Dietzen, CEO of Pure Storage, says the company has under-cut traditional data storage by using technology which allows for a faster, simpler user experience.
Spanish lender Bankia announced a near-doubling of quarterly net profit on Monday. CFO Leopoldo Alvear joins CNBC to discuss.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with investors focused on corporate earnings as well as developments in Ukraine and Gaza.