The cabinet reshuffle taking place at the heart of the French government will restore confidence, according to Jean-Claude Trichet, the former president of the ECB.» Read More
The wealthy city-state of Singapore, which boasts a high quality of life, is also home to Asia's unhappiest employees, according to a new survey.
In an optimistic annual newsletter, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has argued that the world is a better place than it has even been before.
With millennials set to comprise 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, there could be challenging times ahead for business leaders, a new study showed.
Matt Damon is both a hot Hollywood actor and a water wonk. The man who brought Jason Bourne to life spends time these days on fixing the water crisis.
While investors shunned emerging markets in 2013, frontier markets racked up stellar gains - but can they stage a repeat performance this year?
The Jamaican bobsled team will return to the Olympics this year thanks to the generosity of crowdfunding.
"Everyone in this country should assume that their personal information is already compromised," says one expert.
The president of South Africa's main trade union for platinum workers told CNBC that miners were treated like slaves, after ordering strikes that will start on Thursday.
Prostitutes on the Spanish island of Ibiza have formed the country's first sex-worker union.
A rare bottle of Macallan whisky has set a world record for the most expensive single malt whisky sold at an auction over the weekend.
As the Federal Reserve starts to wind down its stimulus program, concerns are rising that "tapering" could generate new risks for global property markets.
After four years of sector underperformance due to oversupply and a lack of demand, miners present a buying opportunity in 2014, analysts say.
With China's gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowing down in 2013, what's next for the world's second largest economy?
AOL's $315 million purchase of The Huffington Post has meant the site could forge new partnerships and expand into foreign markets, Huffington said.
The English Premier League needs to "correct itself," according to the chairman of London-based team Queens Park Rangers (QPR).
Portugal could be the "market of the year" to invest in, according to a strategist, as ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) removed it from its downgrade danger list.
Investors may have fallen out of love with Asia's largest budget airline, but AirAsia's founder said its share price will recover.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.
According to HSBC's global head of foreign exchange strategy, the euro is at risk of following the same course as the ill-fated Aussie.
Retail stocks in the U.K. have seen a spike in short-selling since the start of the year, according to financial research firm Markit.