The problem with tanking equities lies elsewhere, writes Michael Ivanovitch, because traders see no end to America's unfolding trade disputes with Europe and China.
The euro area is in a familiar place: Countries exploiting their neighbors with indecently large net exports are calling the shots, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Trump has begun a process with Russia and China at the G-20 meeting that could bring lasting peace and economic prosperity to the world, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Carole Ghosn called on world leaders to hold Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe accountable for what she has repeatedly called the country's "hostage justice system."
The U.S. president may wish to pause his Fed tweets, and leave his economic advisors to watch the central bank instead, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
The 28 national leaders in the European Union will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs.
The outlook for Germany's economy and political stability are more uncertain than ever, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
EU voters still believe in the European project, experts say, despite centrist parties losing ground to nationalist opponents.
Exit polls showed National Rally, a re-branding of Le Pen's National Front, beating Macron's party by just one seat.
Pro-EU parties are set to hold onto two-thirds of the seats at the EU Parliament.
The latest crisis in the uneasy French-German relationship was accelerated by Trump's decision to stop Germany's comfortable and decades-old free-riding on trade and security issues, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
New Zealand's and France's leaders unveiled plans to rein in tech companies over the unfettered sharing of toxic content online.
Facebook says it is introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site.
Euro-skeptics will get no mandate in forthcoming parliamentary elections to eviscerate the European Commission and deconstruct the European project of economic and political union, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
PARIS, April 26- French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered that further cuts to income tax must be matched euro-for-euro by cuts in public spending to keep the budget deficit from spiralling out of control, his finance minister said on Friday. In his response to months of anti-government protests, Macron said late on Thursday that he would cut income tax...
PARIS, April 26- France's jobless total fell in the first three months of the year to its lowest level in nearly five years, quarterly data from the Labour Ministry showed on Friday. The ministry said the number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell in the first quarter by 24,200 to 3.391 million. France has not yet published an unemployment...
WELLINGTON, April 24- In the wake of the Christchurch attack, New Zealand said on Wednesday that it would work with France to bring together countries and tech companies in an effort to stop social media from being used to promote terrorism and violent extremism,. A lone gunman killed 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch on March 15, while livestreaming the...
PARIS, April 19- Climate activists blocked thousands of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said. Greenpeace said it was protesting against company links to the oil and gas industry, which it calls a driving force in global warming.
Greenpeace said it was protesting against company links to the oil and gas industry, which it calls a driving force in global warming.