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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.
Morgan Stanley's David Darst has six boxes on his bear market checklist, and none of them are filled in yet.
McDonald's said on Wednesday that April sales at its established restaurants around the world declined 0.6 percent amid tough competition to attract frugal diners who are shopping around for the best deals.
Exchanges and broker dealers are developing a plan to prevent the next Knight Trading catastrophe.
Wish to catch a snooze at the airport? Abu Dhabi Airport has just the solution with new "GoSleep" pods, where chairs with sliding shades convert into an egg-shaped cocoon.
Ferrari is capping production this year. The stated reason: status protection. But what's the reality? Some experts think it may be a sign of lower demand for the luxury car.
Coca-Cola will make its caloric and nutrition content more widely available around the world.
Trade numbers for China showed an unexpected increase in imports and exports, leading analysts to question whether the numbers were "misleading."
A global economic slowdown hasn't had much impact on this resilient market as people continue to turn to alcohol in good times and bad. We look at the top 10 countries with the highest alcohol consumption.
Stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, an unexpected rise in German industrial orders and now better-than-forecast China trade numbers. The outlook for the world economy is brighter than it was a month ago, analysts say.
The long-term impact of rising unemployment among the young could be felt for decades, according to the International Labor Organization, which estimates that 73.4 million young people will be out of work in 2013.
Toyota Motors refuses to be tempted away from its low-risk growth strategy, even as the world's bestselling carmaker met its mid-term profit goals.
Standard Chartered said on Wednesday its first quarter operating profit was likely to be slightly lower than a year ago as an increase in hiring, and wages, pushed up costs.
Stocks aren't in bubble territory as yet, but a "huge rally in risk assets" over the next two years puts markets in danger of a big crash, Nouriel Roubini said.
European officials issued a stern warning to bitcoin users. CNBC's Julia Wood has the details.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer discusses Indian markets.