Britain's Lloyds Banking Group confirmed on Friday that it was close to agreeing a settlement over allegations of manipulating benchmark interest rates.
As the U.K. government pushes the case for fracking, Energy Future takes a look at the controversial technique's potential.
Goldman Sachs will develop a chat tool called "Babble" that could replace the instant messaging service on Bloomberg's terminals.
The Singapore dollar surged to a nearly nine-month high this week, but the rally is likely to be cut short soon, analysts said.
Japan's inflation came in as expected in June, data showed on Friday, boosted by the consumption tax hike that took effect in April.
Apple could be "obsolete" in three years, due to increasing competition in the technology sector, one analyst told CNBC.
Fashion label Raoul's plans to go global got a royal boost when Britain's Kate Middleton donned its pieces during her visit to Singapore in 2012.
After two years of stagnation, things are finally looking up for Asia's third largest economy.
While U.S. indexes suffer from the dog days of summer, emerging markets look to be on a tear.
The IMF has downgraded its global growth forecast, citing a weaker-than-expected first quarter, and a "less optimistic" outlook for emerging markets.
Authorities have found the wreckage of an Air Algerie jet after it crashed in Mali carrying 116 people en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.
NML Capital Ltd said the government refused to negotiate through a mediator and was all but preparing to default on already restructured debt.
Israelis have used smartphones, mobile applications and telecoms technology to try to minimize casualties in the latest conflict in Gaza.
A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, a megacity of 21 million people.
The drama at Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES) resumed on Thursday with a former CEO of the bank being held by police in Lisbon.
Samsung releases video poking fun at the Apple users' apparent excitement over the iPhone 6's rumoured new screen size.
Barclays filed a motion to throw out the New York attorney general's lawsuit that alleged the bank lied to clients over its high-speed trading venue.
Iraq's parliament elected senior Kurdish lawmaker Fouad Masoum as president on Thursday, a long-awaited step in creating a new government.
The Ukrainian Prime Minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, after upbraiding fellow politicians.
The opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games raised as many eyebrows as it did smiles with its unashamed use of Scottish clichés.
Sony's rigorous plan unveiled this week to turn the company's fortunes around appears to have convinced markets and analysts.
The euro zone's disinflation has spurred fears of Japan-style deflation, possibly weighing German bund yields for the long haul.
With oil prices and global demand showing a dramatic dip in 2014, the U.K.'s central bank has moved to reassure investors that it could still use stimulus measures.
Charts suggest the PBoC's move to cut rates will further boost an already-strong uptrend in the Shanghai Composite index.
Surprise easing from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) at the end of October fueled gains in the Nikkei, but charts indicate further upside may be limited.
Charts suggest a new upside target for the dollar-yen after fresh stimulus measures from the BOJ pushed the pair to seven-year highs.