Five Southeast Asia countries are set to bridge China and India - Asia's two largest economies - according to analysts at ANZ bank.
As we rapidly approach the month of "Sell in May and go away," this could well be a stock-pickers market.
German economic growth will slow in the second quarter after it was boosted by an unusually mild winter, the country's finance ministry said.
Italy's two biggest banks are teaming up with a U.S. private equity house and a restructuring adviser for a bad loan vehicle, the FT reports.
Following the stellar debut of Weibo, Chairman Charles Chao said that in retrospect the initial public offering was priced too low.
After the Spectrum sweater factory collapsed in 2005, killing 64 workers, hardly anything changed to improve factory safety in Bangladesh.
Gold prices fell to a near-three-week low on Monday. For those with an eye on silver the erosion of gold's recent gains should come as no surprise.
McDonald's reported a lower quarterly profit as sales at the fast-food chain's established U.S. restaurants fell more than expected.
Dutch electronics conglomerate Philips reported a dip in net income on Tuesday, but its CEO was upbeat on Europe's outlook.
Ahead of Obama's visit to Japan this week, U.S. Senator Roger Wicker told CNBC he wasn't optimistic that any progress would be made on the TPP.
With Chinese tourists venturing ever further afield, Chinese tycoon Huang Nubo is betting they'll start adding Scandinavia to their bucket lists.
Older villagers knew the eel fisherman's boy who would become one of China's most fearsome men. "All three brothers were good people," said a neighbor.
As Obama visits, Japan is accelerating the pace of negotiations on economic partnerships to open its economy further, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
A devastating disease is putting the world's banana crop at serious risk and threatening the income of millions of people.
The latest evidence that some people just can't get enough comes from investors who are still afraid of the stock market—despite a 180 percent gain.
Prosecutors believe a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of children and their teachers last week capsized after turning at too high a speed.
Jen Psaki of the State Department suggested that Vladimir Putin could be sanctioned by the US over the crisis in Ukraine, but not immediately.
Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.
German car maker Volkswagen's business is falling short of expectations in Russia, its CEO told CNBC at the Auto China show on Sunday.
Greece's debt drama is getting more dire, but some are shrugging off a potential default as only a hiccup in the European market rally.
Negotiators could still reach a deal to lift sanctions on Iranian oil exports and send prices further south, analysts say.
Luxury goods firms have been hesitant to embrace digital, but as the industry faces a slowdown they must evolve, analysts say.
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.