Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic revival program is now generating unease among investors.
Europe's highest court rejected Britain's challenge to a financial transactions tax, raising fears the levy may hit the City.
The Bank of Japan has cut its target for real gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 1.1 percent for fiscal year ending March 2015, down from its January projection of 1.4 percent.
BNP Paribas on Wednesday posted a forecast-beating 5.2 percent rise in net profit for the first quarter.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's number one economy, while India has jumped into third place ahead of Japan, according to a new study.
A top International Olympic Committee official called Rio de Janeiro's preparations to host the 2016 Summer Olympics "the worst I have experienced."
An independent review of the problems which led to a funding gap at the Co-operative Bank has concluded its problems lay in its takeover of Britannia Building Society.
Royal Dutch Shell reported on Wednesday its first-quarter earnings almost halved from a year ago to $4.5 billion.
The more China allows its currency to weaken, the greater unease in Washington is likely to grow.
Rogue trader Toshihide Iguchi hid $1.1 billion worth of losses while working for Daiwa in the 1980s, but he said he did not see himself as a criminal.
Samuel Tsien, CEO of Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp, says the lender is well positioned to cope with the city's slowing property market.
Kate Moss launched her new collection at Topshop's flagship store in London late Tuesday.
China's WH Group has cancelled its planned Hong Kong IPO as a downturn in equity markets weighed further on demand.
DBS Group Holdings beat expectations as first-quarter core net profit rose 9 percent to record, helped by strong growth in loans.
Wall Street has its eye on the Federal Reserve's meeting, but a slew of data is likely to have more influence on stocks Wednesday.
Twitter's net loss grew by more than $100 million in the first quarter, though the company's operating earnings and revenue beat Wall St estimates.
David Yoo, forex and rates strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch, thinks he knows what's been driving low bond yields: China
Individual investors who are trading are basically speculating, and long-term investors shouldn't fall into that trap, Jack Bogle says.
The biggest change over the past 25 for investing is that it's less expensive for individuals, billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC.
As CNBC embarks on its second quarter-century, it can look back on a world of business and finance transformed from when it started in 1989.
The majority investor in Malaysia Airlines said on Friday it planned to cut its workforce by 30 percent, or 6,000 workers, in an effort to make the group profitable by 2017.
Apple announced Thursday that it is hosting a special event in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 9, 2014.
As poor economic data rattles faith in Abenomics one analyst told CNBC that uncertainty over Japan's economy will linger.
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Charts suggest that the downtrend in the euro/dollar is firm ahead of the European Central Bank's (ECB) policy meeting on Thursday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its largest annual gain last year and while momentum has slowed, investors are questioning whether the rise has run its course.
As the war of words between Australian dollar bears and bulls continues charts indicate that the bears may have the right call in the short term.