Finland has informed its 900,000 military reservists of their roles in the event of a military crisis against a backdrop of rising tensions.» Read More
Bill Gross, the co-Chief Investment Officer of Pimco, and manager of the world’s largest bond funds, has weighed in on recent central bank action with a scathing tweet.
What do famed investor Marc Faber and fashion industry stalwart John Rocha have in common? Kazakstan. Both have noted the nation as an upcoming area of strength.
12 months after Occupy Wall Street first gathered momentum, it can and should be said that the movement was - perhaps this is going to sound indelicate - a fad, the New York Times reports.
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.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.