Political analysts have described the European election as a test of Italy's anti-establishment government that has been in power for about a year.
Investors are largely focused on results of the EU parliamentary elections. Euroskeptic parties in Britain and France made solid gains.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to make sure that India becomes a highly competitive manufacturing hub where global investors will look to invest, the chairman of India automaker Maruti Suzuki, R.C. Bhargava, told CNBC.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to get the trade gap with Japan "straightened out rapidly," adding that announcements on that could come as soon as August.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.