The proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International is unlikely to change pork-buying habits of American consumers.
There's good reason to look to what's happening in Japan for an idea of what the bond market will do, PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian says.
The Chinese walls on Wall Street separating investment banking business from analysis, may be crumbling.
Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.
Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.
Southeast Asia's "rising star", the Philippines, stunned investors with first quarter growth numbers that outpaced that of even economic powerhouse China.
For months Japan's domestic investors have defied expectations that they would pile cash into overseas assets in a big way. Now, with U.S. Treasury yields above 2 percent for the first time in over a year, the lure may be just too strong.
Retailers and policymakers have high hopes for consumer spending in China driving profits and growth, but industry watchers say it's not getting there fast enough.
Signals Beijing is preparing to unleash the buying power of Chinese individual investors on overseas markets may have some stock brokers salivating, but reality may be different.
South Korea's industrial output in April expanded on monthly terms for the first time in four months though the modest rate of expansion suggested that momentum remains subdued.
Citigroup recently cataloged a clutch of new technologies, including mobile payments and energy production, that are disrupting markets and sparking innovation.
Asia's frontier market Myanmar is poised for huge economic growth in the years ahead, according to a new study by the McKinsey, that forecasts the economy could quadruple by 2030.
France's Elysee Palace is set to auction off more than $325,000 of wine Thursday. And while some bottles may sell for up to $3,000 a bottle, others might be yours for a mere $20.
Investors in Japanese and U.S. stocks may end up nursing the same hangover in 2014, but for now they probably won't let a little lull spoil the party.
Despite many in the market who would like to see an acquisition of Netflix, its co-founder and CEO said the company is better off remaining independent.
The biggest piece of new information that Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped last night at the D11 conference was his latest big hire.
The Swiss government says banks can sidestep secrecy laws to disclose clients' names in a move intended to help resolve a long-running tax dispute with the U.S.
Although Apple CEO Tim Cook did not whisper any secrets at the D11 conference, he did drop some hints that people can use to guess where Apple is heading.
As News Corp. prepares to separate its publishing business from its entertainment assets, the publishing company's new chief executive said there are "relentless" cost cuts in store.
Despite doomsayers' predictions that the S&P 500 index will collapse, the charts still don't support those warnings.
The euro zone is under pressure, the Shanghai Index is falling and US rates will rise. But despite these factors, gold continues to move sideways.
Four key features of the Shanghai Composite have exacerbated its plunge, pushing it toward the consolidation area between 3000 and 3400.