China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest beer market in value by 2017, according to a EuroMonitor International report.» Read More
One of the U.K.'s top business lobbying organizations has raised its growth forecasts for the U.K. this year and next after a better-than-expected round of economic data, but warned that unemployment will be "sticky".
Benchmark global oil markets may already fully reflect the risk of political instability worsening in Egypt, implying further oil price gains may be limited in scope this week.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German elections in September were a "very close call" and that it would be foolish to see the result as a foregone conclusion, despite her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leading polls.
Those exchange-traded funds that use leverage and benefit double and triple on stock market moves could cause the next big market crash, according to the Fed.
Baijiu, the most popular alcoholic drink you've probably never heard of, could make its way to a liquor store near you soon.
Canada's overheated housing market continues to defy a U.S. style real estate crash, but even the most optimistic of investors are now bracing for pain.
The U.S. dollar saw a broad sell-off on Wall Street on Thursday, and now economists are warning that the greenback bulls may be getting ahead of themselves.
Billionaire investor George Soros has been busy stocking up on hedge fund favorites as he joined others in dumping gold exchange traded fund (ETF) holdings in the second quarter.
Steer clear if you see a blue BMW on your commute home, as new research claims that men driving blue BMWs are the angriest drivers on the road.
Financial difficulties and social unrest may be the least of Europe's problems, according to crime experts, who warn that the continent's economic woes mean it risks a rise in human trafficking, counterfeit products and illegal migration.
Traditional tobacco companies need to adapt to the rise of electronic cigarettes - or e-cigarettes - ahead of the product becoming regulated in the U.K., according to an analyst at Berenberg Bank.
Tea may be the world's most consumed beverage in terms of volume, but as far as retail sales go, it still falls short of its peers like coffee and carbonates.
The French government is lobbying its citizens to opt for domestic products over imports, but a new report suggested it could leave them $398 a month poorer.
Middle-class protest movements in countries like Brazil and China will define society’s wants and needs in the 21st century. Does the new middle class want the same things we did?
The stars may finally be aligning for a long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile that could help the iPhone maker claw back lost ground in its most important growth markets.
Financial criminals are still one step ahead of the authorities, according to a criminal lawyer, who argues it will be impossible to eradicate economic crime completely.
Markets are expected to take the much-anticipated wind down of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus in their stride, even if the move is more aggressive than predicted.
The global coffee market has been rather decaffeinated for the past couple of years, with prices falling to less than half their 2011 peak and the bean becoming the worst-performing soft commodity last year.
Stock market success may traditionally be associated with pro-free market rather than socialist governments but, according to Societe Generale, one key reason why French shares are set to push higher is France's current left-of-center regime.
Software giant Microsoft has moved ahead of Blackberry by selling more smartphones loaded with its Windows mobile operating system (OS) than its Canadian rival, according to new research.