UK inflation fell below the Bank of England's (BoE) target in January to its lowest annual level since November 2009.
Europe and Japan are the most sought-after regions for hedge fund investors as economic conditions show signs of improvement.
China's central bank drained funds from the market on Tuesday after unexpectedly strong credit growth in January put downward pressure on rates.
Gold may extend gains to fresh three-month highs this week, on mixed U.S. data, though some warn the rally may be capped around $1,350.
China overtook India as the world's top consumer of gold in 2013, according to the World Gold Council, in a year that saw overall demand slump.
China has just settled one shadow-banking product's high-profile failure and another has emerged, with analysts expecting more potential defaults ahead.
Skepticism abounds over whether Japan's long-promised economic reforms will ever materialize, but some analysts still expect the stock rally to continue.
China has widened a crackdown on prostitution, gambling and drug use to major provinces across the country, state-run news agencies said on Monday.
Thailand's beleaguered government faces trouble on two fronts: violent protests and corruption charges.
A yuan settlement service by Australia’s stock exchange operator ASX and Bank of China marks another step in yuan’s development as a global currency.
Growing signs that political limbo in Thailand is taking a toll on the economy is pressuring the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to pull the rate-cut trigger.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept monetary policy steady on Tuesday and maintained its upbeat assessment on the economy.
Sources say Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has approached SingTel to buy its $3.1 billion stake in Thai telecom company Shin Corp.
Wednesday's FOMC meeting minutes will shed light on the future of the taper.
BHP Billiton reported a 31 percent rise in first-half profit on Tuesday and signaled it would consider a dividend hike in August.
North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice, U.N. investigators said.
South Korean media reported that the heavy snowfall was believed to have resulted in the collapse, but the cause was still being investigated.
Slowed car sales threaten a price war among automakers that could bring sharp spikes in givebacks and other perks.
Netflix saw a bumper number of U.S. subscribers tune in to Web-only TV show "House of Cards" as the second series of the drama came out on Friday.
The journey to Sochi has meant sacrifice for many Olympians who have had to live hand-to-mouth to pay for coaching fees, travel and monthly expenses.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told CNBC that Russia would consider giving financial help to debt-ridden Greece.
As the EU extends the economic penalties against Russia, the head of one of Russia's largest banks told CNBC that sanctions were akin to "economic war."
A look at some of the weird and wacky facts from this year's Super Bowl.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.
A drop in commodity prices and waning demand from China pushed the Australian dollar to fresh lows, and now the currency faces a test of support.
The rapid collapse in Nymex oil prices caught many investors offguard, and the charts suggest worst may not be over.
Analysts worry that the S&P 500 will collapse following the index's 14.5% rise in 2014, but patterns suggest otherwise.