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Japan's Nikkei is the world's best performing major equity market this year and is tipped to head higher on yen weakness.
Phil Mickelson might have pocketed $1.44 million at golf's British Open Championship this weekend, but one expert said he has some way to go to catch up with golf's top earner.
Britain's millionaires are not being proactive enough when it comes to protecting their wealth for future generations, according to a new report by private bank and wealth manager Coutts.
Upbeat growth and unemployment reports from Spain led the country's stocks and bond prices to rally on Tuesday, but some economists warned that hopes of an imminent recovery remained unrealistic.
Swatch's chief executive said on Tuesday he did not care about the company's falling share price, stressing he is "quite bullish" on growth for the company.
Japan's consumer confidence rose to a seven-year high, a survey by market research firm Nielsen showed, as the country undergoes an economic revival led by Prime Minister Abe.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's legacy will actually be dictated by the unwinding of the central bank's quantitative easing program (QE) and how that affects emerging markets.
Silver will continue to underperform gold, according to a report from Capital Economics, despite a recent spike in prices of the silver metal.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) found inspiration for its gadgets from the fictional "James Bond" series, according to new research by a U.K. university.
Profit warnings from Britain's listed companies fell dramatically in the second quarter, boosting hopes of strong U.K. GDP data.
Tickets for next year's World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil will go on sale for as little as $15, the tournament's governing body, FIFA, announced on Friday.
As London becomes more accustomed to American quality fast-food, the Brits can't help but add a bit of class: champagne goes really well with hot dogs.
A new survey shows that a majority of families worth $30 million or more are focused on growth rather than preserving capital. That's up from last year's rate of 47 percent.
The secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) told CNBC he is all for the Federal Reserve's move to scale back its $85 billion per month bond buying program.
Manufacturers of high-end smartphones may be forced to lower prices in the coming months, as the market nears saturation and users slow the pace of changing phones, say analysts.
Unemployment will likely soar further in the group of 20 major economic powers without immediate action, the Director General of the International Labor Organization told CNBC on Friday, comparing the jobs crisis to the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
Analysts at Citi on Friday released a note to warn of their "neutral" rating on top-performing banking stock, offering alternative investing advice and telling investors to stay away from the "love-in".
Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.
After a broad sell-off in the bond market in May and June, investors disagree over the value of investing in government paper. Higher yields look attractive as a tactical play for some, but others told CNBC that sovereign bonds no longer act as a buffer to risk assets.
It's not every day that you catch a national leader drop the F-bomb. But Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras appeared to do just that when recording a TV address on sales taxes.