Activity in Germany's manufacturing and services sectors continued its upward trajectory in January, but it contracted in the euro zone's second-largest economy, France.
'You've got slow growth, high unemployment and a drastic reduction in [public] trust in the institutions,' warns the OECD's chief.
The U.S. Federal Reserve can reduce its stimulus program and maintain economic growth, the deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund said.
Consumer goods giant Unilever reported forecast-beating core profit on Tuesday, with strong underlying sales growth cheering investors who sent the stock higher.
Talk of a slowdown in emerging markets is "overblown," Peter Sands told CNBC on Wednesday and he dismissed speculation the bank was a takeover target.
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The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.