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A wealthy Chinese businessman hired a crew to smash his Maserati with sledgehammers to protest poor customer service, but the story is similar to another incident. Is this a trend or a stunt?
Dubai Police appear to have secured a rare Bugatti Veyron to add to its supercar fleet, making headlines over the last few weeks. Police Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim tweeted a picture of the 1001 horsepower car on his verified account.
Bloomberg has quietly launched a wealth management company, putting it in competition with its biggest terminal customers.
Watchmakers Swatch Group and Richemont as well as elevator maker Schindler are among Swiss stocks that stand to gain significantly from a potential free trade agreement between Switzerland and China, analysts told CNBC.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras headed to China on Wednesday, amid hopes that the world's second largest economy can revive one of the euro zone's most debt laden countries.
Three people were killed when the ceiling of a warehouse fell in at a shoe factory in Cambodia, adding to concerns about safety standards at Asian factories.
Billionaire George Soros reduced his holdings of exchange-traded products backed by gold prior to last month's freefall.
Even as gold prices tumble a tug of war between physical buyers and institutional sellers will put a floor under the precious metal, said analysts.
Gold investment nearly halved in the first quarter as a brighter view of the U.S. economy prompted investors in the West to favor other assets like stocks over bullion.
Currency pairs rarely trade where they "should," says this forex expert, but he goes ahead and attempts a forecast for the dollar/yen.
While growth in the world's third largest economy, Japan, surpassed expectations in the first quarter, an important pillar of growth was missing: revival in capital spending.
The search for new locations has taken on more urgency after the deadliest industrial accident in the global garment industry's history, a factory in Bangladesh that left 1,127 people dead. The New York Times reports.
Private equity investment in Indian infrastructure is poised to pick up following a lengthy dry patch as debt-stressed operators come under pressure from banks to offload assets.
Singapore Airlines, caught between the rapid emergence of Gulf carriers and low cost Asian rivals, is attempting a big strategy overhaul to revive growth.
Shinzo Abe's economic policies may be aimed at bolstering Japan's manufacturing groups, but the country's banks are suffering an Abenomics ordeal. The Financial Times reports.
Japan is embarking on its most ambitious attempt at electricity industry reform since 1951, with Prime Minister Abe well-positioned for victory in a battle to break up powerful monopolies
Well-supplied global oil markets are expected to keep a firm lid on prices this week, though upside surprises may come from better-than-expected U.S. data and continued unrest in the Middle East.
Goldman Sachs forecast a hefty 13 percent decline in agricultural commodity returns over the next year, with prices pushed down by bumper harvests in both the U.S. and Latin America.
The world's top search engine announced the music streaming service, which has built-in features to help users discover new music, at its annual developers conference in San Francisco.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb said Sony reminds him of Yahoo before he waged a bitter proxy fight that triggered a boardroom shake-out at the Internet company.
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Susan Stautberg, Co-founder and Global Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors, discusses Prime Minister Abe's attempt to attract more women to the workforce in Japan.
The launch of the iPhone 6 on September 9 could give Chinese exports a much-needed boost, according to a new report from the Bank of America Merill Lynch. CNBC's Julia Wood has more.
Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan from 1997 to 1999, outlines his estimates for the yen moving ahead. He also discusses the issue of wage growth in Japan.