The French car industry is in line for a cash windfall following a thawing of relations between Tehran and the international community. The FT reports.
Malaysia’s stock market has outperformed Southeast Asian peers this year, with the benchmark index hitting a record, but can its rise continue?
The stockpiling of cabbage is a vestigial impulse that speaks to an era of scarcity that still haunts Chinese of a certain age. The NYT reports.
In the latest sign that Apple and China Mobile are close to striking a deal, China Mobile started taking pre-orders for Apple's iPhone 5S model.
Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.
PSA Peugeot Citroen announced a $1.52 billion writedown, and said it was weighing new commercial and industrial projects with partners including China's Dongfeng Motor Group, backed by a capital increase.
November retail sales are likely to show their best gain since February, on the back of superstrong auto sales.
A sign language interpreter accused of gesticulating gibberish at Nelson Mandela's memorial, said he suffered a schizophrenic episode.
WeChat now has 272 million global monthly active users, quickly becoming the news source of choice for savvy mobile users in China.
The White House is close to nominating Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, as vice chair of the Fed, reports said.
The "Big 14" maintenance issues that NASA faces occasionally during space station operations is not a life-threatening emergency. NBC news reports.
India's rioters were incensed over the eating of beef, which the country's majority Hindus have considered sacrilegious for at least a thousand years.
A top official at the ECB has signaled it will try to force eurozone banks to hold capital against sovereign bonds. The FT reports.
Reuters has reported that China has put one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade under virtual house arrest. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris has more.
Chinese IPOs heat up...again! Massive growth potential, dissipated transparency issues, and a batch of positive deals have all helped.
Hilton raised roughly $2.34 billion in its IPO on Wednesday after pricing shares toward the high end of its range.
Standard & Poor's (S&P) credit ratings agency has lowered its U.S. growth forecast.
"Capitalistic Russia is only 20 years old," says the manager of Russia's newest sovereign wealth fund. "So it is building institutions."
This year has been a tough one for short sellers - and some have done better than others. Here's a list of Europe and Asia's best performing shorts.
It seems the appetite for Chinese listings in the U.S. has renewed after Autohome's stellar NYSE debut. The Asia Squawk Box team discuss.
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.