• *Takata faces Tuesday deadline for complying. *No decision yet on expanded recall- Takata. TOKYO, Dec 2- Takata Corp is preparing to comply with a U.S. order to expand a region-specific recall nationwide, the Nikkei said on Tuesday, a move that's likely to add millions more to the tally of cars called back to replace potentially deadly air bags.

  • Venezuela's future: 'Barbarity and people looting' Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    A Venezuelan student throws a molotov cocktail during a protest against the government in Caracas on March 12, 2014.

    For Saudi Arabia, blocking cuts in oil production protects market share. But for Venezuela, it may mean "game over" for the economy.

  • SHANGHAI/ MEXICO CITY, Dec 1- China plans to tender again for Mexico's $3.75 billion high-speed rail project after the Latin American nation abruptly cancelled its earlier win, one of the firms in a Chinese-led consortium that had bid and a source close to the bid said. Mexico revoked the contract awarded to the consortium made up of China Railway Construction...

  • TOKYO, Nov 28- Honda Motor and Mazda Motor may have to recall another 200,000 cars in Japan to replace Takata Corp air bags if Takata complies with a U.S. order to recall cars across the United States rather than just in humid regions. Several automakers in the U.S. have issued regional recalls of certain models to investigate what is causing some Takata air bags to...

  • Best hedge fund bet of 2014 is...India? Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Narendra Modi, prime minister of India.

    Hedge fund managers who focus on emerging markets have produced returns that are all over the map in 2014.

  • US energy is growing—and so is US 'power' Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A floor hand for Raven Drilling, works on an oil rig drilling into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    Over the next 25 years, the U.S. will become a global energy powerhouse. That shift will reshape geopolitical power.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- Mexico's finance ministry. The weak data is the latest blow to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who faces rising protests over the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers as well as a conflict-of-interest scandal over a lucrative rail contract. Latin America's No. 2 economy has struggled to recover after shrinking last year in the second...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- Mexico's economy grew unexpectedly slowly in the third quarter due to weakness in domestic demand and uneven industrial output which have dragged on a recovery that is now also threatened by rising social unrest. The weak data is the latest blow to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who faces rising protests over the apparent massacre of 43...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 20- The leaders of Mexico's fourth largest bank Banorte resigned on Wednesday after a power struggle, and the board named a new chairman who analysts believe could push through a merger with a smaller Mexican bank. Grupo Financiero Banorte said on Thursday that its chairman and chief executive had resigned. "The changes determined by the board...

  • DETROIT, Nov 19- Takata plans to shift production of BMW air bag inflators from Mexico to Germany, the automaker said on Wednesday in a filing with U.S. safety regulators who have been probing questions about the quality of manufacturing at the plant. Automakers that use the Takata inflators, including Toyota Motor Corp, warned that it was not feasible to switch to...

  • The big, immediate threat for a foreign oil giant Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    A tugboat (R) approaches a Petrobras oil platform in Guanabara Bay, offshore from Niteroi, Brazil.

    Brazilian Petrobras shares stabilized for the first time in months, after falling 45% since late August. Is it time for investors to jump in or out?

  • Mexican First Lady defends reputation  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Mexico First Lady Angelica Rivera's comments regarding the Mexican mansion scandal.

  • Mexico's First Lady to sell controversial mansion  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details on the Mexican mansion scandal.

  • Mystery Mexican mansion  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera shares an update on the scandal involving Mexico's First Lady and her homes.

  • UPDATE 1-Mexico finmin sees economic impact from unrest Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 13- Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray on Thursday said that there would likely be some impact on Latin America's No. 2 economy from protests over the apparent massacre of 43 students abducted by police seven weeks ago. Anger has deepened since the government said last week that evidence suggests the 43 trainee teachers missing since Sept....

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 13- Mexico's Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell and Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi have held talks in which both agreed that all efforts should be made to stabilize international oil markets, Mexico's government said on Thursday. Mexico's energy ministry issued a brief statement summing up the participation of the officials at...

  • ACAPULCO, Nov 12- Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, will double its natural gas output by 2030 but plans to keep all of it at home to fuel domestic growth, the country's oil minister said on Wednesday. "Within the next decade, Saudi Arabia will more than double its gas production," the country's oil minister Ali al-Naimi told a gathering of energy ministers and...

  • Mansion-gate: Mexican leader hit by house scandal Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto

    A scandal is engulfing Mexico's president, but it's not likely to disrupt energy auctions scheduled for next year.

  • Scandal engulfs Mexican president  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    There are a lot of questions surfacing about a multi-million dollar mansion and its ties to Mexico's president and a construction company that won the contract to build Mexico's first high-speed train. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details.

  • ACAPULCO, Mexico, Nov 12- Saudi Arabia Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi broke months of silence on Wednesday to reaffirm the kingdom's longstanding policy of seeking stable global markets, dismissing talk of a "price war" but offering no insight on his response to tumbling crude prices. "Talk of a price war is a sign of misunderstanding, deliberate or otherwise, and has no...