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The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he attacked her in his Manhattan hotel suite in May, according to two well-placed law enforcement officials. The NYT reports.
Japanese businesses are pessimistic and euro traders don't know what to think — it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
A look at the events that led up to the arrest of the former IMF chief, with NBC's Jonathan Dienst.
France is in shock again in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga, as in the latest twist of the story the Socialist politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be cleared of accusations of sex crimes against a maid in a New York hotel.
With all the bearishness on the dollar out there, you would think investors would be racing for the exits. Um, not just yet.
Strong medicine for Greece will jumpstart aid plans and currency investors' fears will ease, one strategist says.
Around 750,000 British teachers, civil servants, border agents and other public sector workers went on strike on Thursday after negotiations with the government failed to come to a resolution over proposed pension reforms.
Will U.S. growth continue on a slow path over the next decade? Insight with John Lipsky, International Monetary Fund acting managing director.
Press reports that the European Banking Authority (EBA) could fail up to 15 European banks as a show of the strength and resilience of the tests are completely unfounded, the EBA’s chairman said on Wednesday.
The UK government needs to address the concerns that the parliamentary committee which oversees the banking industry still has over its proposed regulatory reforms, a senior Conservative politician has told CNBC.com
European politicians need to "stop talking like accountants and become leaders," Harris Ikonomopoulos, president of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC Wednesday.
In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on French finance minister Christine Lagarde named to head the International Monetary Fund.
Christine Lagarde said that she wants to fix the “open wounds” left by Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s departure from the IMF.
The Greek economy needs to “go back to the fundamentals” to achieve the economic changes needed, according to a leading Greek economist.
While Greece is front and center for markets this week, some traders are watching the rally in tech with interest.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is expected to be chosen as early as Tuesday to be the new leader of the International Monetary Fund.
Shares in Italian banks UniCredit SpA and Intesa Sanpaolo fell sharply on Friday and were briefly suspended for hitting the daily downward limit under pressure from Europe's debt crisis.
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