Despite talk of the so-called "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities, high yield debt market issuances are at record quarterly high.
Uncertainties surrounding the Cyprus bailout are set to continue for some time, but one way to play the fallout is to buy the Australian dollar, one analyst told CNBC.
Japanese automaker Subaru has enjoyed four consecutive years of strong sales growth in its largest market, the U.S., but its president and COO told CNBC he was still mindful of risks to the company's success, a spike in the yen.
After months of calm in global markets, concerns about the future of the euro zone are back with a vengeance as fears grow that the turmoil in Cyprus could spread to other parts of the region.
The world's two biggest economies are very close in the Green Race. While many assume that the U.S. will retain its lead in innovation, China is closing in very fast and could even take the lead.
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury rivals.
Australia is scrapping the panel that sets interbank lending rates after the proposal of new international guidelines and an exodus of the banks that set the rate in the wake of the Libor rate-rigging scandal.e.
Indonesia is seeking investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial conditions to upgrade decrepit infrastructure.
The Chinese are no exception when it comes to Apple users' loyalty, and they're coming to the iPhone maker's defense following a widespread state media campaign accusing Apple of greed and arrogance. The Global Post reports.
Thailand is set to sell half-a-million tons of rice on world markets at a loss, as it scrambles to offload a record stockpile deteriorating in quality in warehouses filled with grain.
In response to global outcry, the queen of bridal couture, Vera Wang, is abolishing the near $500 fee for Chinese brides-to-be to try on garments at her Shanghai bridal boutique.
Cyprus is to impose a ban on cashing checks and limit the amount of cash that can be taken out of the country, a Greek newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Leaders of the five BRICS nations plan to create a development bank in a direct challenge to the World Bank that they accuse of Western bias. The bank would use $50 billion of seed capital shared equally but dominated by China.
Fitch Ratings raised the Philippines' credit rating to investment grade on Wednesday, a first for the Southeast Asian nation, in a move expected to boost investment and lift the country's long-term growth potential.
The Bank of Japan is likely to start open-ended asset purchases immediately rather than in 2014 and consider setting a new target to buy longer-dated bonds at its rate review next week, sources say.
The global pool of government bonds with triple A status from the three main rating agencies, the bedrock of the financial system, has shrunk more than 60 percent since the financial crisis triggered a wave of downgrades across the advanced economies. The Financial Times reports.
North Korea repeated threats on Tuesday to target U.S. military bases as Washington and its allies tightened economic sanctions against the isolated country by targeting Pyongyang's main foreign exchange bank.
Economic growth in China faces mounting headwinds and could fade dramatically in the years ahead due to declining productivity and an aging population.
The chairman of CITIC Securities is busy remodeling China's biggest brokerage after Goldman by expanding into asset management, trading complex derivatives instruments and nurturing overseas deals.
Deirdre-Wang Morris guides investors through the latest earnings of two of China's biggest banks after a slowdown in the world's second largest economy hit loan demand.
The euro is within sight of a two-year high set in October and charts indicate that a sustainable uptrend is at hand.
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.