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Sanctions, cheap oil, a slowing economy. The last thing Putin needs is a decline in trade with China.
Russia will not cut oil production, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, told CNBC Friday.
Swiss consumer prices fell in August by the most in 56 years, the strongest indication yet of the pricing pressure from Switzerland's strong currency and low oil prices.
The rollercoaster ride on Chinese stocks has affected investors around the world. We look at some other areas which are likely to feel the pain.
People displaced by wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan are fleeing to Europe, where leaders are divided over how to handle the influx.
The number of trees has fallen by about 46 percent since the start of human civilization, one scientist estimates.
Everyone is blaming China for the recent stock-market rout. But this is much bigger than that, says trader Brian Kelly.
Total economic losses from drought in the United States are likely to reach at least $3 billion.
China is "not going in for a crash," former Morgan Stanley Asia chairman Stephen Roach says.
The treasury secretary, in an exclusive CNBC interview, also said the stock market turmoil isn't a major concern at this point.
Over $4 trillion of economic output is at risk in the world's largest cities, due to a host of dangers ranging from earthquakes, pandemics and cyberattacks, according to a new study.
Euro zone business activity accelerated at its fastest pace in more than four years last month as Italy turned in its best performance since early 2011 and German growth strengthened, surveys showed on Thursday.
Currency wars are one reason Michael Farr thinks the Fed will either defer the first rate hike to next year or do one small move and then pause.
The U.S. economy is being pulled in opposite directions by two factors, Pimco's Joachim Fels said.
A stimulus from the Chinese government, even if effective, may not buffer big tech companies like Apple and Cisco from a slowdown in China sales.
Germany is taking recent market volatility “very seriously,” but a finance ministry official told CNBC there was no reason to panic.
Australia experienced the slowest economic growth in two years over the second quarter due in part to a sharp fall in export volumes.
While campaigning for a fourth term, Canada's Prime Minister seems reluctant to admit oil's toll on his country's economy.
Active fund managers took a beating in the last few years but history shows now is a good time to get active again, says this investment chief.
The slowdown in China's economy will have a wide impact on U.S. regions, with West Coast states more heavily reliant on Chinese exports.