According to Einstein, nothing's faster than the speed of light. But for some traders the speed of light—at least through fiber-optic cable—just isn't fast enough anymore.
Federal Reserve policy makers worried about increased risks due to the central bank's aggressive monetary stimulus, though most view those dangers as "manageable" for now.
The world's biggest bond fund manager Bill Gross has had a change of heart on Treasurys, raising allocations to U.S.government bonds.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's austerity drive hasn't put a dampener on business at Sands China, said Edward Tracy, president and CEO of Macau's largest operator of casinos and resorts.
Malaysia will hold general elections on May 5, the Election Commission said on Wednesday, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling coalition's 56-year grip on power in Southeast Asia's third-largest economy.
Shares of the surfwear maker fell as much as 30 percent on Wednesday after the struggling surfwear maker said it was in talks over a takeover proposal valuing it 45 percent lower than indicative offers.
The global ratings agency cut China's long-term local currency credit rating to A-plus from AA-minus on Tuesday with a stable outlook, citing financial risks from rapid credit expansion alongside the rise of shadow banking activity.
Pakistan's chaotic financial heart is home to 18 million people, Taliban bombers, contract killers - and one of the world's most successful stock markets.
A measure of Australian consumer confidence fell in April to end three months of solid gains, a reminder of how brittle the mood can be.
The death toll in China from the H7N9 bird flu virus rose to nine on Tuesday, said state media, who also quoted Chinese authorities saying a vaccine should be ready within months.
High-rollers get lavish treatment and hefty credit lines at Singapore's two casinos, like any other gaming house in the world. But here, more of them skip town without paying their debt, a matter of increasing concern.
Easing inflation in China, which slowed at a faster-than-expected rate in March, is raising doubts over the health of the recovery in the world's second largest economy.
India's annual car sales fell for the first time in a decade in the just-ended financial year, calling into question bullish growth expectations that fuelled billion-dollar bets from global manufacturers.
While China's interest in Canadian energy assets has been relatively well documented, at least in the Canadian press, Beijing is also courting Mexico, and receiving a warm welcome.
TipRanks has launched a free tool aimed at retail investors that rates more than 5,000 sell-side analysts.
Japanese investment in Europe's bond markets are expected to jump following the Bank of Japan's drastic action to ease monetary policy, the FT reports.
The digital currency bitcoin continued its surge on Tuesday crossing $200, more than doubling in value in just over one week.
A "crescent of chaos" emerging from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and tensions with Iran could lead to a dramatic turnaround in the price of oil, according to Nomura's analysis.
Growth in developing Asia is seen gaining momentum this year, but authorities need to ward off risks of inflation and asset bubbles arising from strong capital inflows, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.
U.K. stocks performed better during Margaret Thatcher's tenure compared to any other period of time over the last 50 years.