The government of Seoul, South Korea said Monday it would seek to ban ride-sharing app Uber, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
The euro has remained stubbornly strong amid a slew of obstacles, and some analysts said the European Central Bank has kept it higher.
Investors should be paying more attention to the uncertainty being created by the turmoil in Ukraine and the Mideast, Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.
Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi and one of the world's richest people, has died in the western German city of Essen.
While the West ramps up pressure on Russia over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, Moscow is finding some support from the East.
House prices in the U.K. fell for the first time this year in July, but 2014 still remains the "year to move", according to Rightmove.
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.
The political connections of investors raise questions about Alibaba as it prepares to go public in the U.S. The New York Times reports.
Innovation is enabling Brazilian students to study and learn online. How will this help broaden access to the country's best universities?
The U.K. is set to be the fastest growing economy among the world's seven leading industrialized nations this year, according to a leading economic think tank.
Qatar has introduced reforms aimed at its migrant workforce following criticism of conditions at its sites for the 2022 World Cup.
A new report by U.K. lawmakers has found that a currency union is neither "feasible nor desirable" for Scotland or the country it leaves behind.
China's relationship with food safety has spurred another scandal, ensnaring fast-food chains which may have been duped into buying tainted meat.
One of the biggest private equity investors in the banking sector has warned that regulation has depressed profitability, the FT reports.
India's smartphone market: Samsung dominates it, Apple has had measured success with it and now China's Xiaomi wants a crack at it too.
That the problems of a small bank sparked a major sell-off in global financial markets suggests that investors still harbor serious concerns.
Dubai's bourse dropped sharply minutes after opening on Monday as shares in builder Arabtec plunged for a second day in a row.
With global markets shrugging off geopolitical tensions following the downing of MH17, analysts are warning that investors are becoming complacent.
Tesco said its CEO Philip Clarke would quit, to be replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis, after it issued a profit warning.
Israeli forces killed at least 10 Palestinian militants, as the death toll from the two-week conflict passed 500.
One of the most important areas captured by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) looks as though it’s back in Western-backed hands.
The amount of individuals that hold more than $30 million in assets has climbed to a new record in 2014, according to a global survey on Wednesday.
A British company has launched a £600,000 ($1 million) Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to get to moon and drill into its surface.
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.
A stronger U.S. dollar pushed gold within range of a fresh four-year low last week, and charts suggest further downside is likely.