Japan Prime Minister Abe is set to launch a new government with a defense minister whose support for a stronger pre-emptive strike capability may rile China.» Read More
World oil demand growth could fall short of forecasts in 2013, producer group OPEC said on Tuesday, citing economic risks in the euro zone and the United States.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Could the successful listing of a Hong Kong pawn shop, whose shares surged over 30 percent on their debut Tuesday, be the catalyst that injects life back into the city's lackluster IPO market?
India's industrial output expanded for the first time in three months in January, an early sign that Asia's third largest economy may have turned a corner but it likely won't prevent the central bank from easing monetary policy further.
Talk of a "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities is misleading, according to Lombard Odier.
The most important number for COMEX gold is $1,540 an ounce. This has determined the precious metal's course in the past and could do so going forward.
South Korea's central bank is expected to hold fire, keeping its policy rate steady for a fifth straight month, while the odds of at least one more cut this year have increased as the local economy struggles to gain momentum.
It is likely to be tough, but China's new leadership needs to do less and not more if it wants an economy driven by consumption rather than investment and exports.
Fierce lobbying by central government agencies and debt-laden local governments is keeping the hawks at China's central bank in check for now.
Alicia Yap, Barclays's Head of China Internet Research and Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, explains why she is still positive on Chinese social networking company Renren despite the current quarter's weak guidance.
Shanghai government officials were scrambling to solve the mystery of nearly 3,000 dead pigs dumped in a suburban river that is an important source of the city's drinking water, the latest environmental crisis to hit China. The Financial Times reports.
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc reported an unexpected 2 percent rise in February sales at established restaurants in China, boosted by Chinese New Year and easing worries about a food safety scare that drove away customers.
Americans may believe North Korea has threatened to attack without provocation, but the U.S. and its allies have been doing some offensive posturing, Jen Alic writes in Oilprice.com.
The challenges of China's old guard are very different from the issues the new leaders will encounter because of the country's strong economy. CNBC explores China during this time of transition.
Days before Samsung unveils its new Galaxy smartphone Thursday, there's been no shortage of rumors about the device.
There’s a lot of risk involved in passing off a forgery, but people do it anyway, for ego gratification or pure profit. An expert can stop a buyer from getting fleeced, but even experts get fooled. Read ahead to see CNBC.com’s list of fakes and forgeries that fooled the experts.
Alibaba Group has chosen Jonathan Lu, its Chief Data Officer who has more than a decade of experience in executive roles, to lead China's largest e-commerce company as it prepares to launch an initial public offering.
Australia's central bank said it had been targeted by cyberattacks and that no data had been lost or systems compromised.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
The president of Shiseido will resign and be replaced by the company's chairman after a two-year stint that saw profits suffer, the Japanese cosmetics maker said on Monday.
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