China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up a campaign to prop up growth in the world's second-largest economy.» Read More
Many of the world's most powerful finance chiefs will meet on Friday to discuss if central banks can do more to bolster a fragile global recovery.
Despite gold prices bouncing off their April lows, investors continue to pull money out of gold and plow it into equity funds as the stock market keeps climbing to new highs.
The dollar crossed the key 100-yen mark for the first time in four years Thursday and is expected to keep rising, with a year-end target of 105.
Investors are overlooking Facebook's potential at their own peril, Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors said Thursday on CNBC.
Steve Schwarzman, co-founder of PE giant Blackstone, told CNBC he's starting a $300 million scholarship in China in hopes of defusing tensions between Beijing and the West.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies, defended the Chinese firm's stand on U.S. cybersecurity concerns when he spoke to the media for the first time on Thursday.
Hank Greenberg, the former head of insurance giant AIG, tells CNBC about building AIG from a small domestic insurance company into the mammoth global player that it became.
Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.
In a year that's supposed to be about rising interest rates, monetary policy seems to be moving in the opposite direction.
Australia's much better than expected jobs data on Thursday have many market watchers wondering if the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) did the right thing by cutting interest rates earlier this week.
Sony said it expects operating profit to hold steady in the year to next March after rising to its highest in five years last year.
China's annual consumer inflation rose by more than expected in April while factory prices fell for a 14th consecutive month, highlighting the dilemma facing the central bank.
Even as China gets serious in fending off speculative inflows, analysts tell CNBC the measures taken by Beijing will do little to derail a strengthening Chinese currency.
The European Commission agreed on Wednesday to impose punitive import duties on solar panels from China in a move to guard against Chinese dumping of cheap goods in Europe.
Australian employment surged by 50,100 in April to more than make up for a drop the previous month and nudge the jobless rate down, a resoundingly upbeat report.
South Korea's central bank cut interest rates for the first time in seven months on Thursday, confounding the expectations of most market analysts that it would leave rates unchanged.
Japan will be consumed by a debt crisis surpassing the U.S. subprime crash, telling investors that "the beginning of the end has begun" for Japan's finances. The Financial Times reports.
China's central bank signaled on Wednesday it was prepared to change its monetary strategy to fend off inflows of speculative capital.
National Australia Bank added to bumper bank earnings on Thursday with a 3.1 percent rise in first-half cash profit, propelling combined earnings at Australia's "Big Four" to a record high.
News Corp. earnings beat expectations as strength in cable offset offset declines in publishing and education. Shares rose after-hours.
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While foreign markets offer cheap valuations, they continue to underperform U.S.-based assets and U.S. markets. says Meb Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management.
Mark O'Byrne, Executive and Research Director at GoldCore, says waning support for the Swiss referendum could be a headwind for gold prices in the short run.
Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, explains why the agency plans to review Japan's ratings by end of 2014. The country is currently rated A+ with a negative outlook.