George Osborne says he made a mistake in not radically restructuring state-controlled Royal Bank of Scotland in 2010, the FT reports.» Read More
Greece could become “an El Dorado for investors” as it moves decisively to sell off infrastructure assets, the new head of the country’s Privatization agency has said, the Financial Times reports.
Commercial lawyers have joined a chorus of concern over what impact reform of the London interbank lending rate could have on existing financial contracts as a review into Libor by the City watchdog draws to a close. The FT reports.
The Fed's QE3 announcement kicked off a party for risk-sensitive currencies, but this strategist says the fun is ending.
There’s a coordinated global economic slowdown underway, but the U.S. economy will eventually return to form, Nobel Laureate Michael Spence, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.
European stocks fell on Monday as traders took profit on 14-month highs, ushering in a period of consolidation and waiting for further progress in crisis-hit Spain before committing more money to the recent rally.
European share prices remain undervalued, even after the sharp rally of the past few weeks, according to a leading London-based analyst.
Rather than taking advantage of time bought by the ECB, European finance ministers meeting in Cyprus over the weekend suggested they were in no rush to resolve key outstanding issues in the euro zone.
The Fed's QE3 announcement helped send the euro on a tear, and this strategist thinks it still has room to run.
European finance ministers kick the can again and risk appetite is off — it's time for your FX Fix.
Gold is the “clear winner” from global stimulus measures, according to a report by UK research firm Capital Economics, which says that gains to other commodities such as oil and copper are likely to be brief.
Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, explains how the ECB's bond-buying plan will impact the EU, and discusses where he's seeing investment opportunities.
Political upheaval and discontent will mark out 2012 as a year of great uncertainty, with one commentator telling CNBC that the changing world power structure means that the West’s traditional dominance in global economic and geo-political affairs is on the wane.
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).
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ING CFO Patrick Flynn says he's a great supporter of the ECB, saying the QE program is injecting much needed liquidity to the market.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, says high-yield bonds are looking expensive but there's still value in investment grade trades.
Francesco Galietti, CEO and founder of Policy Sonar, says Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi must be careful of "making a pact with the devil" as he plans to meet President Putin in Moscow.