Disappointing data could see Singapore's central bank change its tune at next year's monetary policy review, economists say.
Asian central bankers are on guard but are confident that Rubles collapse will not trigger their own currencies sell-off.
The lawyer who investigated the claims about unethical behavior in the Fifa World Cup bidding process resigned.
Niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren, said her social business FEED gives a significant amount to charity.
The idyllic islands of the Maldives are receiving a lot of attention from wealthy real-estate entrepreneurs, property investment firms told CNBC.
Sony said it would not release the controversial film "The Interview" as planned on Dec. 25, citing theater chains' plans not to show the movie.
The Federal Open Market Committee was expected to keep its target funds rate near zero, as all eyes look toward a possible rate hike next year.
US officials believe the individuals behind it were acting on orders from the North Koreans
In India, where the overall wedding market is pegged at a whopping $40 billion, matrimonial websites have hit the big time.
China's home prices posted a third consecutive annual drop in November, fueling speculation that the government will need to undertake further measures to avert a sharp slowdown in the economy.
China's stock market has soared to multi-year highs since the PBoC cut interest rates, as investors anticipate more aggressive easing steps to come. The Financial Times reports.
If Russia doesn't do this one thing (and soon), it will be like 1998 — but worse, says Wolfgang Koester.
Shinzo Abe has to strike a balance as Japan plans to spend $30B on a stimulus package to revive the economy while keeping bond issuance in check.
Frontier markets' attraction has long been billed as the opportunity for uncorrelated returns, but oil's sharp drop may be undermining that premise.
The Fed may have helped prime the stock market for a Santa rally, if oil remains calm and there are no new flare-ups in overseas markets.
Nissan Motor said it has ordered the recall of more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from Takata airbags.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen is holding her last news conference of 2014, with the phrase 'considerable time' a hot-button subject.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Macau with a clear message: the world's biggest gambling center cannot remain a one-industry town.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed to gain the support of the supermajority needed to elect his presidential nominee.
During peace talks in Havana, FARC rebels agreed to a cease-fire in Colombia—given that the military does not attack them.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.
The Hindenburg Omen, which proponents claim foretells a major market collapse, is back.
As the Aussie dollar hovers near four-year lows against the U.S. dollar, charts suggest further downside.
U.S. crude oil fell to a fresh five-year low on Monday, starting December on a downbeat, and charts suggest further downside ahead.