Catherine Boyle is a staff writer at CNBC.com and reports regularly on CNBC's Capital Connection. She has also appeared on Squawk Box, Worldwide Exchange and Closing Bell Europe. Catherine joined CNBC in 2011 after spending most of her career at The Times (of London), where she worked as a business correspondent and edited the City Diary. Her work has also been published in The Guardian, City AM and The Business. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and City University. Follow her on Twitter: @cboylecnbc
Growth in emerging markets slowed to its weakest pace for more than two years between July and September as manufacturing output decelerated amid fears of a global slowdown, according to figures from HSBC.
A leading British economic policymaker defended the Bank of England's (BoE) 75 billion pounds ($114 billion) boost to its money-printing program Tuesday.
Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer has been met with skepticism over her insistence on Wednesday that French banks are generally in good health and that the French central bank — as well as Belgium's — would back troubled lender Dexia in order to ensure it has enough liquidity.
As strikes threatened to bring struggling Greece to a standstill Wednesday, pessimism about the future of the euro zone — in its current form at least — continued to plague the Continent.
The chances of the US being able to help bailout Europe are minimal because of weaknesses in the American economy, influential Citi banker William Rhodes told CNBC Tuesday.
Credit default swaps (CDSs) have emerged blinking from computers in glass-fronted offices into the limelight in recent years.
With almost every day marking a new milestone in the euro zone debt crisis, how can the UK avoid being dragged in?
As the enlargement of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) draws nearer, opinion is still divided on whether changes to the bailout fund will be enough to stench the flood of problems facing the eurozone.