Gemma Acton is a CNBC correspondent with a focus on the alternative asset and wealth sectors in Europe. Acton joined CNBC as a producer in 2015 after eight years working in investment banking and asset management for Goldman Sachs, PIMCO and Merrill Lynch between London, New York and Dubai. Acton gained her MBA/MA from The Lauder Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a CFA Charterholder.
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The euro currency leaped to a six-month high on Tuesday following strong production data and hawkish talk from European policymakers.
The explosive device used in the Manchester terror attack on Monday was worryingly sophisticated, according to a U.K.-based security expert.
Hedge funds poured into top tech names and consumer discretionary picks during the first quarter, according to research from Goldman Sachs.
Iraq could thwart Saudi Arabia's and Iran's wish to extend the oil production cut by a further nine months, says RBC's Helima Croft.
AkzoNobel shareholders that are angered by the Dutch group’s rejection of a 26.3 billion euro takeover offer from rival PPG Industries, have taken their fight to court Monday. CNBC’s Gemma Acton discusses.
CNBC's Gemma Acton speaks about activist investor Elliott's move to take Dulux owner Akzo Nobel to court.
There is hope in Europe since the election of incoming French President Emmanuel Macron, says the boss of advertising firm, Publicis Groupe.
Neither Russia nor the U.S. can be relied upon to stump up for Syria's hefty reconstruction bill, says the EU’s foreign policy chief.
The US is setting a strong example that the UK must follow as it presses ahead with steel recycling, says Liberty House Group's founder.
NBC Sports Group has acquired exclusive U.S. media rights to show rugby's biggest events.
The U.K.'s Electoral Commission is working with Snapchat to remind users to register to vote.
Some of the ways Labour, the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP have advertised themselves over the years
CNBC looks at how the computer systems in F1 cars have made their way into regular vehicles.
FIA President Jean Todt discusses his start with the Ferarri team and the current problems facing F1.
F1 experts discuss whether the quieter engine sounds are making the sport less attractive.
The White House releases its budget for next year, we’ll tell you where the President wants to see deep spending cuts.
A suicide bomber hits a concert in the U.K., killing 22 and injuring dozens of others.
Fidelity's Jurrien Timmer says investors have been pleasantly surprised by the friendly tone struck by President Trump with foreign leaders