First it was gold, and now it's silver. The metal fell victim to heavy selling on Monday, dragging gold down with it, on U.S. dollar strength and as investors turned more cautious on precious metals as an alternate investment.» Read More
A new yacht launched Friday bumped Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich's yacht – the 536-foot Eclipse – from its number one ranking.
As Treasury Secretary Jack Lew kicks-off his first official visit to Europe, analysts said efforts to coax euro zone leaders to pursue growth-generating policies may fall on deaf ears.
Three months in, and already there is a nagging sense that 2013, like last year and the one before, will produce another disappointing vintage for the world economy.
South Korea's Defense Ministry denied suggestions that a nuclear arms test was imminent in North Korea, saying reported movements around the reclusive country's atomic site were routine, contradicting earlier comments.
A strain of bird flu that has been found in humans for the first time in eastern China is not a cause for panic, the World Health Organization said on Monday, even as the number of people infected rose to 21, with six deaths.
Japan's current account balance swung to a surplus for the first time in four months in February as a weaker yen boosted overseas investment income to offset a persistent trade deficit.
China is confident it can control an outbreak of a new strain of bird flu, a senior Chinese health official said on Sunday as the World Health Organization (WHO) said there had now been 21 human cases of the H7N9 flu.
China will this month start allowing tourists to visit the Paracel Islands, one of a group of disputed islets and reefs in the South China Sea, a move likely to irk rival claimant Vietnam. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest lender by assets, is in advanced talks to buy U.S. commercial property loans from Deutsche Bank worth about $3.7 billion.
Chinese leaders didn't directly name North Korea but everyone knew who they meant when the warned against "troublemaking on China's doorstep."
Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian says the key assumptions of a Cyprus reform program that recently came out of the troika are already outdated.
Hotel chains are expanding in China as its growing middle class fuels demand for domestic travel and lodging. But is the sector too hot?
When investing in emerging markets, investors turned highly selective in the first quarter.
When that long-awaited U.S. stock dip finally materializes, the best hiding place may prove to be underperforming global markets.
A Spanish heiress and the wife of a Russian deputy prime minister are among thousands of rich people whose names are included in 2.5 million files detailing offshore bank accounts and shell companies. The NYT reports.
Investors are starting to "wake-up to the reality" that stocks are the only way for them to get real returns on their money, Tempeton's Mark Mobius told CNBC.
Job creation slowed to a crawl during March, with the U.S. economy creating just 88,000 positions though the unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent.
North Korea has asked embassies in Pyongyang that might wish to get staff out if there is a war to submit plans to it by April 10, Britain said on Friday.
Boeing may carry out a certification test flight of its grounded 787 Dreamliner, a key step toward returning the state-of-the-art aircraft to flight, a U.S. government official said on Thursday.
More fund managers are growing increasingly bearish on the outlook for China, believing "a hard landing" for the economy and a "commodity collapse" are currently the biggest tail risks facing markets, a monthly survey by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch show
Japan surpassed expectations in the first quarter, expanding at its fastest pace in a year, but an important pillar of growth was missing.
Australia's budget on Tuesday has raised concerns that the country could follow in the same path as the highly indebted euro zone, said one expert.
The collapse of the Aussie below parity against the U.S. dollar is not the start of a downtrend for this resilient currency.,
This chartist says the recent rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is not likely to lose steam any time soon.
The price of copper, a key industrial commodity, is likely headed for a fast, but temporary fall, says this chartist.