Despite dire predictions that China faced a slew of defaults, few mainland borrowers have welshed amid various stripes of government intervention.
A Ukrainian rebel leader said that pro-Russian rebels had missiles of the type the U.S. says shot down a commercial plane.
Four groups are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, experts say, while the downing of a Malaysian plane has complicated Putin's plans in the country.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.
The scandal surrounding Husi, which is owned by OSI Group of Aurora, Illinois, has alarmed Chinese diners.
The two Ukrainian Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila, the Defense Ministry says.
Russia may suspend all food imports from Ukraine because of Kiev's trade deal with the European Union, state news agency RIA Novosti reports.
Alibaba's foray into online financial services was expected to disrupt China's bank sector, but now some believe it's no longer particularly radical.
An audit of supplier Shanghai Husi Food left McDonald's "a bit deceived" following news of expired meat being served at its China locations.
At first glance, it may seem easy to dismiss Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi as a viable competitor to Apple. But that won't be for long.
Volatility measures suggest investors feel complacent, but a wedge of looming swans may disrupt the calm this summer, Societe Generale said.
The U.S. and Europe are gearing up for a new round of sanctions against several Russian billionaires with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia's Channel One ran a package last week claiming that the crash of MH17 was orchestrated by the United States.
In his reply to the tragedy in Ukraine, President Obama should have been stronger, some Republican hawks say, but in polls voters may not agree. Politico's Ben White reports.
Growing pressure will soon force Russian President Vladimir Putin to assist the MH17 probe, says Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to ratchet up sanctions against Russia.
The top soccer official in the U.S. wants to change the way FIFA, soccer's world governing body, does business.
The political connections of investors raise questions about Alibaba as it prepares to go public in the U.S. The New York Times reports.
We've got it all wrong, says Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms tycoon: we should be working only three days a week, the FT reports.
Cross-investment between India and Japan has been relatively small, but economic reboots via Abenomics and Modinomics may change that, Nomura said.