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South Korea has one of Asia's fastest-growing economies, but a rapidly aging population threatens its path to becoming an international powerhouse.
After a partial government shutdown and a near-miss on a potential debt default, why doesn't the U.S. get treated like an emerging market?
UBS third quarter earnings slightly beat expectations on Tuesday but growing provisions for litigation signal the Swiss banking giant still faces regulatory issues.
House prices in developed markets rebounded from the crash which followed the 2008 credit crisis – but fears of new bubbles inflating are increasing.
Five years after the global financial crisis, chief financial officers from around the globe are seeing economic growth improving, according to a new CNBC survey.
Investment in Australia's resources sector continues to fall and hope is fading that non-mining sector investment can provide a significant boost.
Asia's wealthy drive growing luxury-home demand globally, with tiny Singapore taking second place to China among the most important buyers, Knight Frank said.
Micropubs are popping up around the U.K. and are looking to fill in the gap left by the decline of the traditional British "boozer."
The U.K's "big six" energy companies will be grilled by U.K. lawmakers on Tuesday about the reasons behind hiking their consumer energy bills.
Oil giant BP on Tuesday reported forecast-beating profit for the third quarter and hiked its dividend by 5.6 percent.
After years of breakneck advances, Hong Kong's property prices may be headed for a correction of as much as 30 percent, analysts said.
The U.S. dollar will remain under pressure this week on expectations that the Federal Reserve will signal stimulus remains intact for longer at its two-day policy meeting, according to CNBC's latest market survey of currency traders, analysts and strategists.
Dubai opened a new airport to passengers early Sunday, underscoring its ambitions to become a global superhub.
Forget the BRICS: what's really concerning investors now are the "Fragile Five".
French soccer clubs have voted Thursday to strike next month to protest the government's decision to impose a 75 percent tax rate on high-earners.
With Spain's economy showing signs of growing and Bill Gates making a big investment, is Spain rebounding; even, back in fashion?
Expectations that the Fed will keep its easy-money program in place into 2014 have created the "perfect" environment for a revival of the carry trade.
Does Christopher Bailey's promotion to CEO of Burberry signal a turning point in the visibility of gay people at the top levels of business?
Saudi women are planning to get behind the wheel on Saturday, defying a stern warning by the Kingdom's ministry of interior and pressing for change in the world's last male-only driving nation.
Apple's biggest smartphone rival, Samsung, has overtaken the Cupertino-based company when it comes to brand simplicity.