The former head of the European Central Bank told CNBC that global growth is set to pick up in 2014.
Emerging market economies might be bracing themselves for the after-shock of the Fed's latest policy move, but some stocks could still take off.
European leaders are beginning a two-day summit on Thursday in an attempt to sign off on a banking union deal before the weekend.
Britain's unemployment rate fell faster than expected in the three months to October, edging closer the Bank of England's threshold level for considering a hike in interest rates.
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CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
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