A Malaysian court is due to decide this week on an appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction and five-year prison term.
Brazil's election Sunday is widely seen as a big win for workers over investors. But the victory celebration may be short-lived.
GrabTaxi secured $90 million in funding over the past 12 months, powering ahead as the battle among Southeast Asia's taxi apps continues.
OPEC is losing its price-setting influence on global oil prices to U.S. shale production, according to Goldman Sachs analysts.
Amgen reported better-than expected quarterly results and said it projects full-year earnings and revenue to come in above analysts' forecasts.
Oil exporters in the crude-rich Gulf need to rationalize spending amid a deteriorating global economic outlook.
While Fundstrat's Thomas Lee and Deutsche Bank's David Bianco agree on the market's direction, they differed in CNBC interviews over falling oil prices.
Central bankers and brokerages have hailed the tests as a success, but economists taking a deeper look have questioned their credibility.
A nurse quarantined in NJ because of her contact with Ebola patients is headed to Maine, and a 5-year-old boy is being tested for the virus.
Ferrari is gearing up to start production on its invite-only supercar known as the Ferrari Sergio, and only six people will be able to buy one.
Goldman Sachs has slashed its 2015 oil price forecasts, making it the most bearish among major financial institutions, following a near 25 percent fall in prices.
Speculation is increasing that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will reverse course and cut production at its Thanksgiving meeting.
Victoria Beckham has been heralded as Britain’s Top Entrepreneur for 2014, according to Management Today.
There are hopes that Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's proposed changes to the country's rigid labor market can help companies survive amid the downturn.
The ECB’s “stress” tests were stricter than forecast, Cyprus’s finance minister told CNBC, after three Cypriot banks failed the check.
Do you feel lost without your mobile on holiday? 69 percent of Britons do.
Italy’s report card was by far the worst from the European bank stress tests, with nine banks tested failing to reach the levels of capital required.
Business confidence in Germany has dropped again as concerns over the turmoil in Ukraine and elsewhere continue to take their toll.
Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address Ebola, betting that governments and aid groups will foot the bill.
Family-run businesses in Hong Kong underperformed their global peers in the past year, according to a new survey, and could face slower growth ahead if protests in the city continue.
Luxury goods firms have been hesitant to embrace digital, but as the industry faces a slowdown they must evolve, analysts say.
The world’s shipping lines risk bankruptcy and will have to shed assets in order to stay afloat, an industry expert has warned CNBC.
Volatility has been creeping back into markets, creating headaches for investors as they try to navigate wild swings in currencies and oil.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Russian tennis star and founder of candy company Sugarpova, Maria Sharapova.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to star tennis player, Maria Sharapova on her childhood and how she discovered her love for the sport.
In part two, Sharapova talks about how she overcame injury, her work with the United Nations and the launch of her candy business, "Sugarpova".
The Shanghai Composite has rallied sharply this year, outperforming its regional peers in the first quarter, and charts suggest further upside is likely.
Silver rallied to a one-month high at the end of last week, but charts suggest that a sustainable trend is unlikely to develop.
Charts suggest a new long-term uptrend may be at hand for Chinese stocks despite worries about slowing economy growth killing momentum preciously.