Middle-class protesters marching for the first time say the challenge for Brazilians is to keep alive the political spirit that was awakened in the last week, after decades of apathy.
Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.
Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, charts the performance of the S&P 500 and explains why it should go through a correction in the next three-to-six months.
The European Union will seek on Friday to forge rules to force losses on large savers when banks fail, a sensitive reform that could shape how the euro zone deals with its sickly banks.
Alex Travelli, Hong Kong Bureau Chief of The Economist says a faster sale of state-owned banks even at a loss would benefit the U.K. economy more.
Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings, discusses Arsenal, how Wenger "knows best", its commercial success and the possibility of Rooney joining the club.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney could be the ideal signing for Arsenal, according to Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, the Premier League soccer club's second-biggest shareholder.
The banking watchdog said the aggregate capital shortfall at five major U.K. banks at the end of 2012 was 27.1 billion pounds, slightly higher than its 25 billion initial estimate in March this year.
British electricity prices may be almost double those in Germany within three years due largely to the impact of a new tax aimed at supporting renewable power generation.
Baroness Kramer, member of the parliamentary commission on banking standards, and Brooks Newmark, Conservative MP, discuss UK banking standards
Sebastian James, CEO of Dixons Retail, tells CNBC that customers want to come in touch, feel and look at a product which is what the company continues to provide.
Allister Heath, editor of CityAM and Paul Moore, founder of Assetz Capital, discuss the U.K. Banking Commission's report, whether it's "game-changing", and bankers' responsibilities.
Britain's Vodafone Group has raised its preliminary offer to buy Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable operator, a source close to the situation has told CNBC.
Bankers who are reckless with customers' or taxpayers' money could face criminal charges and have bonuses and pensions clawed back.
The UK parliamentary banking standards report calls for jailing reckless senior bankers and handing regulators the power to claw back bonuses. Helia Ebrahimi has more.
Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.
Hong Kong's central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.
Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, questions whether the U.K. really wants to reform its corporate tax rules, and discusses market's resilience to the unrest in the Arab world.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick has the latest details from Northern Ireland on the gathering of the world's top political leaders.
Stephen Stone, CEO of, UK home builder, Crest Nicholson, tells CNBC they are confident about the year ahead after a very strong set of first half results.