Goldman Sachs compiled a model predicting World Cup results, and so far its results have been less than stellar. The WSJ reports.
The British Medical Association voted on Tuesday in favor of a lifelong ban on cigarette sales to people born after 2000.
Ex-News Corp executive Rebekah Brooks not guilty of phone hacking and other crimes while ex-editor Andy Coulson gets guilty verdict.
Norway's $890 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, will invest in more equity and fixed income markets.
Iraqi Kurdistan needs Turkey’s political and security support to emerge as an independent state, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
Data roaming charges will be slashed by more than half in the EU next month as lawmakers push ahead with plans to scrap the fees altogether.
"Do not be surprised if 'noisy' is now the new 'transitory,'" said Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets.
As Coke pours money into World Cup ads to salvage falling sales it faces another crisis: its future market, India, is resisting.
France has stepped up its offensive on global internet regulation and governance, in an effort to protect its wine.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney struck a more dovish tone, remaining balanced on the issue of a sooner-than-expected rate rise.
House of Representatives Republicans are working on how to approach re-authorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Stock markets might be at record highs, corporate earnings might still be weak but fund managers believe there is still room for a move higher.
Europe needs a "single market for energy" to bolster investment and move away from its reliance on Russia, the CEO of Enel told CNBC.
Indonesia's presidential election is two weeks away and a narrowing lead for frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo spells uncertainty for local markets.
Japan's prime minister unveils package of measures aimed to boost long-term growth -- from corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women.
The CEO of viral app Yo, which has gained over 1 million users in four days, denies that the app is a gimmick and outlined plans for its future.
Aside from geopolitical risk, few catalysts are on the horizon, and stocks could continue to creep higher into the end of the quarter.
Better a lucky governor than one that's always right. At least, that's what Mark Carney will be hoping for as he faces politicians on Tuesday.
German business sentiment fell more than expected in June, signalling that Europe's largest economy is taking a breather.
The unprecedented quantitative easing program the Bank of Japan launched last year could be at risk of failure, Oxford Economics says.
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.