Western powers tangle over Russian assets at G20 finance meeting

Western powers butted heads over how to handle frozen Russian assets on Wednesday as G20 finance ministers kicked off a discussion of challenges for the global economy, trying to set aside deep geopolitical divisions. Brazilian officials hosting the two-day meeting in Sao Paulo sought to focus talks on economic cooperation to tackle issues such as … Read more

Moves to unlock value of frozen Russian assets ‘necessary and urgent’: Janet Yellen

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday underscored the urgency of moving forward together with Western allies to unlock the value of frozen Russian sovereign assets to help Ukraine, but said the U.S. had no “preferred strategy” for how to do so. Yellen, speaking at a news conference ahead of meetings with her G7 and … Read more

AI fervor takes over Wall Street

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Wall Street high on AI euphoria

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The U.S. economy seems to be holding up

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The U.S. economy is humming along

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Worries over rate cuts persist

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on July 06, 2023 in New York City.  Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no … Read more

Wariness over rate cuts lingers

Traders react as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on a screen, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 22, 2023. Brendan McDermid | Reuters This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to … Read more

Is the final leg of inflation fight the hardest?

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Is the battle against inflation getting tougher?

A trader works, as a screen displays a news conference by Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell following the Fed rate announcement, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., December 13, 2023.  Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets … Read more