BRASILIA, Nov 27- Incoming finance minister Joaquim Levy faces tough hurdles, including resistance from within the ruling party, as he sets out to restore order to Brazil's messy public accounts, regain investor confidence and get a stagnant economy moving again. Levy's biggest challenge will be to convince skeptical investors that Brazil has a viable plan to...» Read More
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to spend more than $100 billion on infrastructure in the next 15 months to help revive his country's economy. But does the ultra-modern nation need it?
China's central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, is set to keep his job next month despite reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65, in a bid by Beijing's new leaders.
The Justice Department and AB InBev asked a court for a short delay as the Budweiser parent seeks to save a $20 billion beer deal.
The government's sale of a $10 billion stake in Japan Tobacco, the world's third-largest tobacco company, is expected to kick off within days after bankers met on Tuesday over deal details.
Global miner BHP Billiton appointed the head of its non-ferrous business as its new chief executive on Wednesday to replace Marius Kloppers.
David Einhorn reiterated his arguments that a judge should block a shareholder vote on Apple's proposal to eliminate its ability to issue preferred shares without investor approval.
Ford, PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota led European car sales to a new low in January, kicking off 2013 with an 8.5 percent decline, the Association of European carmakers said on Tuesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is out to prove that the man who threw in the towel after barely a year in office has what it takes to survive as a long-term leader.
Chinese telecommunications company Huawei said on Monday it had not worked with an institute in Singapore on any projects in the specialist field of an American engineer who died mysteriously last year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India on Monday to try to win new investment in the face of fierce global competition.
Former top financial bureaucrat Toshiro Muto is the leading candidate to become Japan's next central bank governor with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to pick a nominee as early as this week.
Investors are betting Indian bonds are set for their biggest rally since the global financial crisis, wagering that a government will put fiscal discipline ahead of election largess.
Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.
Kraft Foods Group said fourth-quarter revenue likely declined about 11 percent from a year earlier due to reductions in trade inventories, but raised its forecast for 2013.
Greece is pinning its hopes of boosting revenue from an antiquated tax system beset by massive evasion on Harry Theoharis, a boyish-looking 42-year-old who describes himself as an "IT monkey."
After sitting out the industry's last round of mega-mergers, airline giants AMR Corp , parent of American Airlines, and US Airways Group are finally tying the knot. Meet the matchmakers: the financial and legal advisers for AMR's unsecured creditors' committee in bankruptcy.
'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.
Some of the biggest hedge funds that helped make Apple a stock market darling lost faith and dumped their stakes in the fourth quarter, fueling the massive drop in the iPhone maker's share price.
The U.S. St. Louis Fed Bank President James Bullard said the switch to outright open-ended bond purchases, plus the adoption of thresholds to guide expectations on when the Fed would start to raise interest rates, were making policy more effective.
The European Union's executive formally proposed on Thursday a tax on financial trading in 11 countries to raise up to 35 billion euros annually, saying it was a first step to applying the levy across the whole bloc.