Greece Still Seeking Concessions After Bailout Extension
While markets rose on the news that Greece's bailout was extended for four months, investors aren’t comfortable that they’ll come out of it unscathed.
4 Signs Gold Prices Will Rise in Long Term
While gold glitters in tough times, it has been in a slump lately, but these long-term trends point to higher prices, some investors say.
Spain Could Follow Greece Down Anti-Austerity Trail
As Greece dukes it out with the E.U. over ending the bailout and its attendant austerity measures, Spain is no doubt watching very carefully.
Brazil’s Petrobras: A Buying Opportunity?
The disappointing choice of Banco do Brasil chief Bendine to head oil company Petrobras has darkened sentiment on Petrobras, Brazil and the Brazilian markets.
Lithuania’s Euro Adoption Strengthens Western Ties
Lithuania adopted the euro on Jan. 1, becoming the third Baltic state to do so, at a critical time considering E.U. sanctions against Russia.
Emerging Markets Debt a Good Bet, Investors Say
Investors have been keen on emerging market debt because of the higher yields it’s been offering.
Swiss Franc Cap Lift Sends Currencies Tumbling
Switzerland threw the financial world into chaos when, on Jan. 15, its central bank lifted the cap on its currency.
Can New Finance Minister Turn Brazil Around?
Brazil, though important, has been one of the most out-of-favor markets for a considerable period of time.
Online-Only Banking a Boost to Emerging Markets
The launch of Tencent’s online-only private bank venture, WeBank, has highlighted a new area of expansion for companies in China and emerging markets in general.
France Economy Could Get Much-Needed Boost From Labor Law Changes
In a few weeks, the French government will vote on an important series of economic reforms designed to invigorate the country’s private sector.