ECB decision: Latest news and analysis
Apr 3, 2014The European Central Bank (ECB) left rates unchanged on Thursday, but ECB President Mario Draghi managed to send the euro lower against the dollar - and take a swipe at the IMF. Here's how it played out:
UK budget: Updates, news and analysis
Mar 19, 2014Britain's Chancellor George Osborne revealed that the growth forecasts for the U.K.'s economy had been hiked for this year and next, as he presented his budget to parliament on Wednesday.
SXSW 2014: Edward Snowden Interview
Mar 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM ESTEdward Snowden, who leaked information about the National Security Agency's massive data surveillance program and then subsequently sought asylum in Russia, will appear via video conference at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference today. Joining him will be Christopher Soghoian, the principal technologist of the American Civil Liberties Union. The session is moderated by the ACLU's Ben Wizner.
ECB And Bank Of England Rate Decisions
Feb 6, 2014All eyes were on Europe's economies on Thursday, with both the Bank of England (BoE) and European Central Bank (ECB) announcing rate decisions. Follow the breaking news, market movements and reaction below:
Global market turmoil
Feb 4, 2014U.S. markets traded higher on Tuesday after the biggest hit in months, bucking a downward trend that saw Asia and Europe join emerging markets in the doldrums. See how the breaking news and market movements unfolded with the updates below.
Bernanke's Last Press Conference
Dec 18, 2013Fed Chair Ben Bernanke held his last press conference before handing over the reins early next year (presumably to nominee Janet Yellen). What does the taper mean for markets?
A big day for UK and euro zone
Dec 5, 2013It's been a busy Thursday for investors, with the U.K. Finance Minister's Autumn Statement on the state of the country’s economy, and rate decisions by both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank.
Janet Yellen Confirmation Hearing
Nov 14, 2013 - 8:30 AM ESTJanet Yellen testified Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee on her nomination to lead the Federal Reserve. Most observers came away from the hearing expecting Yellen to win confirmation.
The Twitter IPO
Nov 7, 2013 - 5:54 AM ESTGet all the latest updates of Twitter's first trading day on our live blog.
Nasdaq Outage - test
Nov 13, 2013On Friday just after 10:30aET, the Nasdaq halted trading on the NASDAQ Options Market (NOM), a secondary equity options market. NASDAQ OMX is investigating the issue.
Jamie Dimon Testimony
Oct 31, 2013Live commentary and analysis from CNBC on JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's testimony before a Senate committee in Washington.
Nov 1, 2013Live coverage of the first day of trading for the social media giant.
Mar 19, 2014Lots of speculation about the "budget surprise" on Twitter. Some serious, some not so serious... Mehdi Hasan@mehdirhasanIs Osborne's...
Mar 18, 2014Tim Ash, head of emerging market research at Standard Bank, says the two big questions now are what the West's response will be - "given...
Mar 6, 2014Economists do not expect a change in monetary policy from the Bank of England today (which marks the five-year anniversary of record-low...