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McKinsey ordered to forfeit South African contract fees
McKinsey ordered to forfeit South African contract fees

Prosecutors press forward on allegations linked to Gupta family

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Gas and oil producers among hardest hit by US tax reforms
Gas and oil producers among hardest hit by US tax reforms

Restrictions on relief for interest payments could affect heavily indebted companies

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For Business, Donald Trump’s First Year Is a Net Success
For Business, Donald Trump’s First Year Is a Net Success

The tax overhaul that President Trump signed into law last month capped a year in which his initiatives on taxes, regulation—and many of his public pronouncements on the economy—have been broadly welcomed by business, even though his relationship with CEOs ha…

- Ted Mann




Battle Stations: U.S. and China Prepare for Trade Clash of the Titans
Battle Stations: U.S. and China Prepare for Trade Clash of the Titans

A trade war between the U.S. and China would be more bruising and protracted than the battles that raged in the 1980s over Japanese exports, and would risk taking down the entire global trading architecture.

- Andrew Browne




Five Potential Risks to the Oil Rally
Five Potential Risks to the Oil Rally

Oil prices are trading near three-year highs, but many analysts say the rally may have gone too far, too fast. With Brent crude settling above $70 a barrel on Monday, new risks are emerging for an industry that is still reeling from a long downturn.

- Georgi Kantchev




Google Plans to Expand Huge Undersea Cables to Boost Cloud Business
Google Plans to Expand Huge Undersea Cables to Boost Cloud Business

Google is expanding its sprawling network of undersea cables to plug into new regions around the world, in a bid to speed up its cloud-computing business and catch up to rivals Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.

- Drew FitzGerald




GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight
GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight

The Justice Department’s decision to give congressional Republicans access to documents about FBI investigations risks exposing sensitive sources or material and poses a critical early test for bureau Director Christopher Wray, current and former U.S. law enf…

- Chris Strohm, Greg Farrell




GOP Leaders Struggle to Avert Shutdown Amid Immigration Blow-Up
GOP Leaders Struggle to Avert Shutdown Amid Immigration Blow-Up

Republican congressional leaders are struggling to separate the immigration blow-up set off by President Donald Trump from a funding bill to avert a U.S. government shutdown at the end of this week.

- Laura Litvan, Anna Edgerton




Brazil Is Ready for Its Own TV Star President
Brazil Is Ready for Its Own TV Star President

It was a largely uneventful appearance for TV celebrity Luciano Huck on Brazil’s most-watched Sunday evening show -- until he started talking about politics. That’s when many viewers at home shifted in their seats, inching toward their screens.

- Raymond Colitt, Bruce Douglas




Bitcoin price drops 10 percent in an hour, falling below $12,000 to a six-week low
Bitcoin price drops 10 percent in an hour, falling below $12,000 to a six-week low

The price of bitcoin fell below £12,000 for the first time since December 6, according to CoinDesk data.

- Ryan Browne




Trump trade barriers are one of the ‘biggest risks’ in 2018, analyst says
Trump trade barriers are one of the ‘biggest risks’ in 2018, analyst says

The protectionist stance of U.S. President Donald Trump is one of the “biggest” risks in 2018, an analyst told CNBC on Tuesday morning.

- Silvia Amaro




BP to Book $1.7 Billion Charge for Deepwater Horizon Claims
BP to Book $1.7 Billion Charge for Deepwater Horizon Claims

BP said it would take a $1.7 billion charge in its fourth-quarter earnings because of settlement claims related to the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

- Sarah Kent




European regulator warns: Investors could lose everything on cryptocurrency ICOs
European regulator warns: Investors could lose everything on cryptocurrency ICOs

Buying into initial coin offerings can lead to the loss of investments, the chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority says.

- Andrew Wong




BlackBerry launches cybersecurity product for driverless cars called Jarvis
BlackBerry launches cybersecurity product for driverless cars called Jarvis

The software is called Jarvis and it identifies vulnerabilities in software used in cars.

- Arjun Kharpal




Here's what the world was like last time a barrel of oil cost this much
Here's what the world was like last time a barrel of oil cost this much

Oil prices on Monday rose to their highest since December 2014. CNBC takes a look at what happened three years ago when oil prices were at those levels.

- Yen Nee Lee




Trump struggles to take economic advantage


From bean to chocolate bar
From bean to chocolate bar

Chocolate's unwanted ingredient is child labour. We report on efforts by chocolate makers to take children out of the supply chain, from Ivory Coast, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands

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Brazil: Rainforest pays the price for the country’s crisis
Brazil: Rainforest pays the price for the country’s crisis

The level of deforestation in the Amazon has shrunk from its 2004 peak. But untouched areas remain vulnerable to powerful agricultural lobbies

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Nervous investors put the Bank of Japan in the spotlight
Nervous investors put the Bank of Japan in the spotlight

Reaction to standard central bank operation underlines twitchiness in the bond market

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ECB official warns of Brexit ‘shock’ to financial stability
ECB official warns of Brexit ‘shock’ to financial stability

Philip Lane emphasises London’s importance in providing financing to bloc

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