World Markets

The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) crashed more than 17 percent on the back of an emerging political scandal.

U.S. stock futures opened sharply higher after Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen emerged victorious, with Dow futures soaring nearly 200 points.

Seven weeks after Iran signed a nuclear deal that should result in a lifting of economic sanctions that have crippled it for years, the country has seen its stock market do something surprising: drop. The Tehran Stock Exchange is down 6.7 percent since July 14, the day the deal between Iran and a group of …

After China’s dramatic Black Monday stock market collapse, Chinese investors spoke to CNBC in Beijing about how they see the government’s attempts to prop up equities, the opportunities in mainland markets, and the economic outlook for their country. Max Liu “There is nothing to worry about since I’m used to this stock market drama. It’s …

The stock market turmoil of the past few days has left investors selling off in almost all sectors. As the dust settles, where are the opportunities? At the end of newly-named Black Monday, nine out of the ten sectors in the S&P 500, the benchmark index for Wall Street, were negative for the year. Healthcare …

China’s surprise devaluation of its currency is an admission of economic weakness and could delay the timing of the Federal Reserve’s expected U.S. interest rate hike, strategist Boris Schlossberg told CNBC on Tuesday. While agreeing the currency move signals economic troubles in China, Jim McCaughan, chief executive of Principal Global Investors, said the Fed will …

Investors around the world were taken by surprise on Tuesday after the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) devalued the yuan by almost 2 percent against the U.S. dollar, causing the currency to suffer its biggest fall in over two decades. The move sent shockwaves through markets, as currencies with heavy trade exposure to China hit …

As the Chinese stock market pulls back and the economy slows, Chinese consumers are spending a lot less.

Tyler Mathisen explains what China’s slowdown and extreme market volatility could mean for the Federal Reserve.

China’s benchmark stock market slid 8.5 percent on Monday, suffering its biggest daily loss since 2007, indicating that there is seemingly no reprieve to the violent selling rocking the country’s equities. A sharp fall in commodity prices, weak Chinese economic data and concerns that Beijing may be reluctant to dole out further measures to support …

A broad selloff in commodities and dollar strength point to disinflationary pressures on the horizon that weaken the argument for a near-term rise in U.S. interest rates, according to some analysts. This week has seen gold prices tumble to five-year lows and U.S. oil prices dip below $50 a barrel for the first time since …

Investors around the globe are focused on the emergency measures China is taking to stabilize its stock market.

Greek’s agriculture sector was already facing a challenging 2015 before the economic turmoil this week, but now there’s fear the uncertainty could disrupt the food and wine trade. “There’s a lot of speculation and even more tension,” said George Frangistas, president of Incofruit-Hellas, the trade association of Greek export enterprises for fruits, vegetables and juice. …

Investors are paying close attention to recent developments out of Russia, China and Cuba. Michelle Caruso Cabrera explains why.

A new mutual market access program opened in China allowing foreigners access to Chinese-listed shares for the first time ever.