India's Maharashtra state, has introduced a beef ban, which includes up to five years imprisonment for the sale or possession of beef. The Financial Times reports.
Oil trader Andy Hall has closed out his bearish bets on oil and is predicting a price recovery in crude sooner than many analysts expect.
Chinese president Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign is shaking the People's Liberation Army to its core, the FT reports.
Apple is discussing a settlement in a lawsuit brought by electric car battery maker A123 Systems, which accused them of poaching top engineers.
Talk is rising of a nuclear deal that could see sanctions lifted against Iran, a move that could turn the tap on its oil exports and push prices down.
New filings in the divorce of Ken Griffin show the hedge-fund manager makes $68.5 million per month—after taxes.
Things could be about to get even tougher for Russians with rampant inflation meaning that more than half of their annual incomes could be spent on food.
CNBC goes behind the scenes to bring you some of the highlights of the 85th Geneva International Motor Show.
Investors and euro zone-watchers were left scratching their heads after mixed reports on whether Europe was considering a third bailout for Greece.
Blackberry has unveiled an "affordable" smartphone and plans for three other devices, including a curved-screen slider phone.
Daimler has nothing to fear from an Apple car, the chair of the automaker said, but professed bemusement as to why it would want to enter the auto space.
Music identification app Shazam is set to release a version of its service for wearable devices and cars this year.
When it comes autonomous cars, Google has dominated the headlines - but it's not the only company making waves in this space.
Ever gotten so drunk that you've left your bag behind in a bar? Well one entrepreneur has made an app that warns you before it's gone for good.
Ukraine's central bank said it will raise its key refinancing rate to 30 percent from 19.5 percent from Wednesday.
The Russian car market could take up to five years to recover from the country's economic volatility, leaders in the global auto industry believe.
The Nasdaq index has rallied to levels matching its dotcom boom glory days, spawning a CNBC smackdown over whether the bubble is back too.
U.K bank Barclays posted a loss in its full-year earnings on Tuesday as it set aside more money for potential fines.
Singapore kept its title as the world's most expensive city for the second consecutive year, the Economist Intelligence Unit said in a new survey.
After shaking up the global smartphone industry with its low-cost handsets, Xiaomi is moving on to its next target: the action camera market.
The hunting and much-publicized death of Cecil the lion has cast a light on the controversial and lucrative business of game hunting in Africa.
The problem of how Europe handles the increasing number of people risking life and limb for a new life abroad has reached a flashpoint.
With Chinese stocks in a tailspin, art market experts wonder if it could spill over into the $50 billion-a-year global art market.
Dolly Parton has formally opened the doors of the latest addition to her growing Dollywood theme park empire, the "DreamMore" resort.
CNBC Meets speaks to legendary country musician Dolly Parton on her life, career and future business plans.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
Despite doomsayers' predictions that the S&P 500 index will collapse, the charts still don't support those warnings.
The euro zone is under pressure, the Shanghai Index is falling and US rates will rise. But despite these factors, gold continues to move sideways.
Four key features of the Shanghai Composite have exacerbated its plunge, pushing it toward the consolidation area between 3000 and 3400.