We take sanitation for granted. How is innovation bringing clean, waterless toilets to the developing world?
Banks may have repaired their balance sheets but we're still waiting for any notable shift in their culture, according to a market commentator.
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than $1.25 a day, according to the UN. What can that amount buy? Here's a look.
The U.S. tax code needs a radical overhaul to fight so-called "inversion" M&A, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew writes in The Washington Post.
Reckitt Benckiser plans to spin off its heroin-addiction treatment in the next 12 months as sales slide under pressure from rival versions.
Japan's second-biggest car maker posts a 13.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit from a year earlier and saw improved sales in the U.S.
CNBC media and entertainment reporter Julia Boorstin reports live from the Comic-Con International conference in San Diego, where 150,000 fan boys and girls have gathered for a celebration of nerdom -- and billion-dollar franchises.
Irish airline enjoys better-than-expected first quarter in which net income rose 152 percent from a year earlier.
Hospira could use an acquisition of the Danone business to redomicle its tax headquarters in France in a deal known as a tax inversion.
Homegrown fast food chains have long played second fiddle to Western brands in China but things may be in for a change after the latest food scare.
Investors are paying close attention to this reporting season which will give insights into how profitability is holding up following the tax hike.
Airline insurers are reviewing cover for aircraft involved in hostile acts as the industry faces its most expensive year since the 9/11 attacks.
Chinese industrial firms' profits rose 17.9 percent to 588.08 billion yuan ($94.98 billion) from a year earlier, up from an 8.9 percent rise in May.
Last Monday marked the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank bill. To mark the occasion, tell us what your top pick is among bailed out companies.
With companies in Asia slowing their capital investment, the region may face a deceleration in economic growth ahead, HSBC said.
Scotland has joined England since 1707 but many have been arguing that they should be an independent country, and they will vote on September 18th.
India PM Narendra Modi's election victory and a strong mandate have finally opened the way to a strategic partnership between Beijing and New Delhi.
Golf, a game often associated with business and affluence, is gaining a broader appeal in South Korea, which means business for the golf industry.
Malaysia Airlines – the carrier reeling from the disappearance of one aircraft and the alleged shooting down of another – is considering rebranding.
The uncertainty surrounding the geopolitical crisis centered on Ukraine is unlikely to go away any time soon.
Speculative-grade debt was shunned by investors last week with new data showing that high-yield bond funds saw their largest outflows for over a year.
Israelis have used smartphones, mobile applications and telecoms technology to try to minimize casualties in the latest conflict.
CNBC meets Aerin Lauder, the granddaughter of beauty icon Estee Lauder, on her businesses and stepping away from the family dynasty.
CNBC Meet's Tania Bryer speaks to Aerin Lauder, granddaughter of the late Estee Lauder, founder of the billion dollar beauty empire.
In part two, Aerin Lauder talks about her decision in 2012 to launch her own luxury lifestyle brand.
Gold prices have seen a rebound after a four-month low and there is potential for this rally to turn into a trend breakout.
The DOW closed above 17,000 on a strong U.S. jobs report, but charts suggest momentum may slow.
Indonesia will elect a new president this week and while the outcome looks less certain, charts suggest that stocks are set to rise.