The world's biggest investors are seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.
Alan Clarke, CEO of SABMiller, comments on full-year earnings and says that most markets are growing except the U.S. core market which remains under pressure.
'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.
A growing number of companies are offering "yacht shipping" services, where yachts are loaded and carried on giant cargo ships to distant locations.
Survey after survey shows that the wealthy are back to pre-crisis boom years when it comes to their outlook for their own finances, their investments and their retirements. But many of them are still sitting on lots of cash.
Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.
News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting similar to the public disorder seen in Paris and London in recent years has come as a surprise.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move jurisdictions to lighten their tax burden.
Cyprus faces substantial risks to its economic outlook and its recession could be deeper than forecast, the country's central bank governor said in a prepared speech on Wednesday.
Martin Schulz, president of the European parliament, has warned that revelations of tax evasion by major companies were leading to a loss of trust among the European public.
More women in the U.S. would rather give up sex than their mobile device for a week, according to a recent survey.
Sterling tumbled following minutes released by the Bank of England and disappointing retail sales, as the IMF warned the U.K. is at risk of "permanent damage" if its growth remains persistently slow.
Tension has been rising between Russia and neighboring Azerbaijan over an alleged vote-rigging scandal whose reverberations are being felt across Europe.
German business software company SAP will start to employ people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists.
As EU regulators mull introducing the world's strictest bonus cap, the president of the European parliament told CNBC that the plan could put pressure on the U.S. to follow suit.
Millions of Italians are too poor to heat their homes, eat adequately or go on holiday, Italy reported on Wednesday.
Europe could face a decade of stagnation unless it makes big reforms and should heed the lessons of Japan, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he highlighted Japan's bold moves to bolster growth.
Microsoft unveiled its long-anticipated next generation console Xbox One on Tuesday, but it was its inclusion of live TV, rather than its gaming capabilities that set tongues wagging.
EU regulators confirmed on Tuesday that they will cap bonuses of bankers earning more than 500,000 euros a year and added other conditions to make the pay ceiling harder to smash.
China and Brazil face opposite problems and should take tips from each other, according to Capital Economics.
News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting has come as a surprise.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move to lighten their tax burden.
Cherie Blair describes her battles with the British press over publishing details about her children's private lives.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says press regulation in the aftermath of the Leveson Inquiry is a "straightforward" matter.
Cherie Blair says the electoral success of Margaret Thatcher made her husband aware of the importance of claiming the center ground.