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U.S. stocks briefly broke into record territory on a wave of optimism for the global economy that also drove German stocks to an all-time high.
Nearly half of all workers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India think bribery and corruption are acceptable ways to survive an economic downturn, according to a report published by Ernst & Young on Tuesday.
The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on Tuesday to a record low of 2.75 percent to boost economic growth.
Here is another record for China - over the next 12 months one in four consumers are going to use their smartphones or tablets to shop online, double the global average, says a recent survey.
Microsoft is preparing to reverse course over key elements of its Windows 8 operating system, the FT reports.
Indonesia: Is this "darling of investors" losing its shine?
Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing to 31 the number of deaths from the mysterious H7N9 virus.
Rumors that George Soros was planning shorts on the Australia dollar has taken the wind out of the robust currency, fueling bearish sentiment on the Aussie.
Nikkei stock index is back on a tear. The index surged past the 14,000 level for the first time in nearly five years on Tuesday, boosted by weakness in the yen.
European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi's latest comments that further monetary easing in the euro area is possible is making euro bulls think twice, say currency analysts.
Australian exports to China jumped to a record high in March as miners shipped a lot more iron ore, a sign of resilient demand in the Asian giant.
Benchmark U.S. crude prices may test $100 a barrel this week boosted by forecast-beating job numbers and as renewed tensions in the Middle East stoke fears of supply disruptions.
China is leading an effort to water down the World Bank's most popular research report, where the country scored low rankings for its bureaucracy and tax system, in a test of the institution's new president. The FT reports.
China has vowed to crack down on companies that have been secretly channeling cash into the country. The Financial Times reports.
The Pentagon has accused the Chinese government and military of conducting computer-based sabotage, including efforts to steal information from federal agencies.
Wealthy Chinese are on a global shopping spree. Along with handbags, art and condos, they're also buying foreign visas.
Some small businesses provoked skepticism, but the public embraced them and the entrepreneurs who backed them had the last laugh. Here are 10 small businesses founded on unorthodox ideas.
Retail investors loaded up on Apple last month. So much so that the stock now has more ownership than ever in the history of TD Ameritrade.
There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.