U.S. refineries are expanding their diesel-production capacity, not so much for truckers in the U.S., but for drivers in places like Mexico City and Santiago, Chile.
Asia’s economic development and a growing consumer class means the temptation to return home for those Asian entrepreneurs with a Western education is strong, experts say.
China's official PMI rose to 50.8 in May from 50.6 in April, data showed on Saturday, beating market expectations and raising optimism for the world's second-largest economy.
South Korean millers suspended imports of U.S. wheat on Friday after the discovery of an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat.
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Self-driving cars will be in Tesla's future, CEO and founder Elon Musk tells CNBC, and the company has been in preliminary talks with Google about the project.
The wealthiest 1 percent now control 39 percent of the world's wealth, and their share is likely to grow, according to a new report.
Apple hiked prices in Japan, becoming the latest brand to foreign firms asking Japanese consumers to pay more as a weakening yen squeezes income.
India has repeatedly underwhelmed markets, and the latest growth figures are no exception. But economists are upbeat, saying the worst days may be behind this South Asian nation.
India's economic growth began a feeble recovery at the tail end of a 2012 fiscal year that saw the slowest expansion in a decade, providing little relief for a government heading into a busy election period.
With so many super rich in Chinese-speaking countries, many have begun to speculate about a shift from the usual English or German to Mandarin.
Consumer prices in Tokyo rose for the first time since 2009 in May and televisions were the factors behind the surprise inflation.
Asia's infamous stock market laggard seems to have regained a little swagger in May. Even as most major global markets managed to shake off the "sell-in-May" syndrome, it's China that's taken the lead position in the gains.
Myanmar could be the next Austria, according to Aung Tun Thet, a member of President Thein Sein's National Economic and Social Advisory Council.
Japan's blue-chip stock index has in May suffered its two sharpest sell-offs for the year and its high volatility is fueling concern about a spill over into other major markets.
In South Korea, pressuring employees to buy their own company's products as a way of boosting sales and manipulating profits remains a fairly common practice. The GlobalPost reports.
Chinese tourists have recently found themselves at the center of controversy and anger over poor etiquette abroad.
There are more millionaires and "super rich" people than ever before as the rapid growth in Asia's emerging markets propels private wealth to record levels. The Financial Times reports.
Japan's deflation abated slightly in April and factory output picked up as a weaker yen and firmer overseas demand boosted growth, boding well for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to shake the economy out of stagnation.
The Sony board will examine activist investor Dan Loeb's proposal to spin off part of the entertainment business, CEO Kazuo Hirai told CNBC.
Boosted by Abenomics, the Nikkei has risen over 50 percent year to date, ranking it among the world's best performing indexes in 2013.
Tapering remains a key topic of debate among investors as year-end approaches and Yellen prepares to take over as Federal Reserve chairman.
The dollar-yen breached the 100 level last week for the first time in two months but the pair has since struggled to hold onto its gains.