Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in over 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement.
India stocks are headed for a correction in the near term, emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said, as the pace of reforms is likely to disappoint.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse became the latest major European bank to say it was caught up in an investigation into alternative trading venues known as dark pools.
A second-quarter economic rebound did nothing to change the Fed, which stayed the course Wednesday with ultra-easy monetary policy.
Banco Espírito Santo has posted a €3.58 billion loss, which shows the financial woes engulfing its main shareholder, the Espírito Santo family group.
Despite Asia's economic advances in the past decade, there has been little progress in improving the income discrepancy between men and women.
John Kerry has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to world trade reforms, saying it was a test of commitment to advance economic liberalization.
China should set a GDP target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015, below its 2014 goal, and refrain from stimulus measures, the IMF said.
Nintendo is struggling to keep up with the times, but interactive toys could be the Japanese company's savior, analysts told CNBC.
The US and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign claimed its biggest scalp this week, and some see its hard-line stance as a positive for the economy.
Athletic shoemaker Puma teamed up with one of England's top-flight soccer clubs, Arsenal FC, to promote a sponsorship deal.
Britons will travel to a spaceport in a driverless car where they could download pictures on 5G networks, according to government plans.
All of the conflict and unrest in the world is troubling, but the silver lining is that it may actually be helping the economy, says Ross Gerber.
China is muscling tech firms and investors need to pay attention — this could impact future earnings, says Michael Yoshikami.
Twitter stock's jumped 30 percent after growth in its user base soothed concerns about its future, but some analysts remain skeptical.
Russia continues to see the U.S. and Europe as partners, not adversaries, a Russian diplomat told CNBC on Wednesday.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest financier of them all? An analysis of one dating app's data breaks it down.
The Espirito Santo dynasty totters amid a financial scandal that's threatened to re-ignite Europe's financial crisis. Global Post reports.
U.K. authorities have announced plans to hit misbehaving bankers in the pocket, and could potentially demand the repayment of seven-year-old bonuses.
CNBC takes a quick look at the dark pool trading platforms and why it's come under investigation.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest beer market in value by 2017, according to a EuroMonitor International report.
Russians have been blamed for inflating London house prices, but they are now turning their attention to the rental market.
CNBC meets Aerin Lauder, the granddaughter of beauty icon Estee Lauder, on her businesses and stepping away from the family dynasty.
CNBC Meet's Tania Bryer speaks to Aerin Lauder, granddaughter of the late Estee Lauder, founder of the billion dollar beauty empire.
In part two, Aerin Lauder talks about her decision in 2012 to launch her own luxury lifestyle brand.
The Shanghai Composite Index has developed a shocking rally breakout in the past week, hitting levels not seen since December.
Gold prices have seen a rebound after a four-month low and there is potential for this rally to turn into a trend breakout.
The DOW closed above 17,000 on a strong U.S. jobs report, but charts suggest momentum may slow.