CNBC takes a look at some of the top names scheduled to return to the snowy mountains of Davos, Switzerland next week.
The only thing Americans and Europeans can do is try to reinstate the rules of symmetric trade adjustments, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
China reported a 7.9 percent rise in exports and a 15.9 percent jump in imports — both in dollar terms — for 2017.
"We've been listening to each other, we've been building some trust," AccorHotels CEO Sebastian Bazin says of France-China trade talks.
French President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up his first official visit to China.
More balanced U.S.-China trade would trigger a steady acceleration of American economic activity, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The U.S. has a chance to promote exports and keep down trade deficits, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The next calendar year is projected to be a "nerve-jangling" ride for global investors, strategists told CNBC.
Blackstone Vice-Chairman John Studzinski and Mark Malloch Brown, former UN deputy secretary-general, discuss the future of Brexit.
Talks to form a coalition in Germany won't dent the European economy, but they raise leadership questions, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
The possibility that President Trump may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has stirred opposition over fears of violence.
President Emmanuel Macron wants to see a boom in French technology start-ups. If he doesn't succeed, its economy may be left behind.
Talks among four German parties seeking to form a coalition government broke down on Sunday.
Mercifully, Germany's apparent inability to form a stable coalition government doesn't much matter for the rest of the world.
Former Prime Minister of Italy Mario Monti speaks about how French President Emmanuel Macron has impacted German coalition talks.
Jacques van den Broek speaks about what the leadership of Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron means for the job markets in their respective countries.
Europe's growing divisions are disheartening for people who expected a unifying continent of peace, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Chantico Global CEO Gina Sanchez discusses the populist movement in Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said she believed Brexit talks were moving forward and dismissed the prospect of a breakdown.
Stephen Macklow-Smith, head of European equity strategy at JPMorgan Asset Management, speaks about the market reaction to politics in Europe.