The International Monetary Fund says it is not concerned in a "major way" about a hard landing in China, which has seen an unprecedented expansion in credit in recent years.
Consumers of high-end diamond jewelry want the real thing and are willing to pay up, even though the lab-made variety are free of the 'blood diamonds' stigma.
The third fatal victim of Monday's Boston Marathon bombings was a Chinese citizen whose identity was not being made public at the request of the victim's family.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon looks at the lives of migrant workers in China whose access to social safety nets is proving to be a challenge.
Lew warned G20 partners against the perils of currency devaluations on the eve of a meeting of the group.
Scenes from the Boston Marathon bombing catastrophe, one of the nation's worst attacks since Sept. 11, 2001.
In the highly personal interview, the cable magnate talked about his wealth, his land holdings and the one toy he does enjoy: Barry Diller's yacht.
Investors are reassessing commodities after sharp price falls and years of poor returns, but the long-term outlook is still promising for those with specialized expertise.
The crash in gold prices has frozen the market for the commodity and several companies will be victims, Jim Cramer says.
Coca-Cola reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that were boosted by a rise in sales in Europe and emerging markets.
The International Monetary Fund has urged advanced economies to use "all prudent measures" to boost sluggish demand, including monetary policy, even as it trimmed 2013 growth forecasts for the global economy to 3.25 percent.
A large area of downtown Boston was cordoned off by police on Tuesday as authorities hunted for a suspect in the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.
At least five people were killed and hundreds of houses destroyed in Pakistan on Tuesday when the region was struck by tremors from an earthquake centered in neighboring Iran.
China has fallen hard for utility vehicles with SUV sales jumping 20.8 percent last year, outpacing the overall auto sales rate in the U.S.
The recent plunge in gold prices could be a silver lining for this Asian country, which is the largest consumer of the precious metal. Find out why.
It is clear why Iceland is interested in China: the Arctic nation’s prime minister is currently in Beijing to sign a free trade agreement that will boost Icelandic fish exports more than somewhat.
South Korean rapper Psy's new video, "Gentleman", rocketed up the YouTube heights with more than 82 million views on Tuesday, chasing the success of his megahit "Gangnam Style".
Billionaire founder of mobile carrier SoftBank is expected to stay in the battle for Sprint Nextel - even though he could walk away with $3.5 billion in gains from currency hedging.
Gold prices have fallen sharply and quickly, slumping 15 percent within the space of a few days as bearish sentiment towards the precious metal grows. The question now is just how far can gold prices slide?
Australia's central bank felt the current level of interest rates was low enough to spur growth in many parts of the economy.
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.