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The market is seeing early signs of an oil price bottom as Saudi Arabia and Russia begin to feel the pressure, Tom Petrie says.
The U.K. economy posted growth in line with expectations in the fourth quarter, but annual growth slowed to the lowest level in almost three years.
Electrolux's CEO told CNBC there were no hard feelings towards General Electric after it decided not to sell its division to Electrolux.
Diageo reported growth in first half sales, but the figure was weighed down by foreign exchange rates and the impact of the disposal of assets.
Drugmaker Roche on Thursday reported full-year earnings and a dividend slightly below forecasts and said it expected sales to grow low- to mid-single digit in 2016.
Thousands of jobs vacancies are going unfilled across the U.K. as employers struggle with an “unprecedented” skills shortage, a government report released Thursday showed.
Russian officials have decided they should talk to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries about output cuts, Russia's pipeline head said.
"Cultured meat" and a book that cleans dirty water are the latest innovations in food technology that could be key to sustainability.
With ties in the West looking fraught and the Russian economy backed into a corner, the turn to Asia has been seen by some as an act of desperation.
Most people aged 45 or over would like to retire within the next five years, but two in five won't be able to do so, according to a HSBC report.
Corruption in all areas of life is still rife globally but more countries continued to improve their "corruption perception" scores in 2015.
Aberdeen Asset Management has been hit with over $13 billion in outflows in the last three months of 2015 as EM volatility took its toll on the group.
French Justice Minister resigned as parliament prepared to examine reforms that could strip convicted terrorists of their citizenship.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis' fourth quarter earnings miss expectations as the group prepares to overhaul its Alcon division.
RBS said it would take a surprise 3.58 billion hit to its fourth-quarter profits after setting aside more cash to cover litigation costs.
The European Commission and Italy reached an accord on a scheme to help Italian banks sell some of their $217.04 billion of bad loans.
Spanish bank Santander's fourth-quarter net profit slumped by 98 percent hit by mis-selling compensation in Britain and slowing income in Brazil.
The luxury sector should get ready for a slow down in global growth in 2016 and beyond, an analyst has told CNBC.
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Jonathan Fenby, China chairman at TS Lombard, gives his view on Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the Communist Party Congress.
Marty Mosby, director of bank and equity strategy at Vining Sparks, talks investing in U.S. financial stocks.
CNBC's Joumanna Bercetche discusses a decision by Germany's Constitutional Court to reject a request to stop the Bundesbank taking part in the European Central Bank's asset purchase program.