Major oil producers hold critical meeting to review supply cuts as price rally gathers steam

Ahead of the meeting, OPEC's de facto leader Saudi Arabia has publicly encouraged allied partners to remain "extremely cautious" on production policy.

Apple faces antitrust probe in the UK over its Apple Store rules

The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority is investigating Apple over complaints from software developers about its App Store.

Murban futures aim to consolidate UAE position as global oil power, but uptake may take time

Abu Dhabi is about to make a major change to its oil pricing, but experts say other big Gulf producers might be slow to follow.

European Union begins review of Russia's Sputnik Covid vaccine

The EMA is using a rolling review to study the data for the jab developed in Russia.

Amazon-backed food delivery firm Deliveroo picks London for its blockbuster debut

The food delivery start-up's IPO plans will allow founder and CEO Will Shu to maintain control of the firm.

Hopin rides the pandemic-driven boom in online events to a $5.65 billion valuation

Hopin says it's raised $400 million at a $5.65 billion valuation, more than double what it was worth in a November investment round.

Nasdaq falls another 1% amid rate fears, turns negative for 2021

Stocks posted heavy losses during Wednesday regular trading as rising bond yields spooked investors.

These are the most desirable countries and cities for workers looking to relocate in 2021

Canada is now seen as the most desirable destination for overseas workers when it comes to choosing a country to relocate to, a global survey has found.

A guide on how not to embarrass yourself while traveling in Japan

Travelers often research hotels and attractions, but what about etiquette? Here's a guide on the social customs Japan wants travelers to know before they arrive.

SpaceX Starship prototype rocket explodes after successful landing in high-altitude flight test

SpaceX test flew Starship rocket SN10 on Wednesday, which landed successfully but then exploded a few minutes after.

China has banned Taiwan's pineapples. Taiwan says it's not fair play

Beijing on Friday announced that it would temporarily stop imports of the tropical fruit from the island from March 1.

EU threatens legal action against the UK ? again ? over Northern Ireland deal

The EU is threatening new legal action against the U.K. over differences on their post-Brexit arrangements.

Australian treasurer says talks with Facebook on new media law were ?protracted and difficult?

Passage of the law made Australia the first country where a government-appointed arbitrator can decide on the price digital platforms have to pay publishers.

Melvin Capital posts return of more than 20% in February, sources say

The hedge fund at the center of the GameStop saga gained more than 20% in February.

4 pieces of advice for starting a business from the founder of a multibillion-dollar company

Josh Tetrick, the founder and CEO of food tech start-up Eat Just, has four tips for would-be entrepreneurs.

Sands to sell its Las Vegas properties for $6.25 billion as it shifts focus to Macao, Singapore

Before the pandemic, Sands' properties in Asia accounted for roughly 90% of its revenue with investments planned to expand in Macao and Singapore.

Digital skills will prove vital in tackling global inequality, UNICEF chief says

Henrietta Fore said remote learning is needed in every country of the world, whereby education is reimagined "so that every child has the chance to learn, even in a pandemic."

ESG investments surged in Asia-Pacific in 2020 as sustainable investing takes off, MSCI survey finds

With climate change cited as one of the major challenges, Asia-Pacific countries are among those leading the way on the issue.

Why some Chinese are buying local electric car brands like Nio ? instead of Tesla

CNBC spoke to some Chinese consumers and asked why they bought electric cars from Tesla competitors Nio, Li Auto and Xpeng.

Changes to the Hang Seng index could help investors diversify risks, strategist says

Hang Seng Indexes announced Monday it would tweak the main Hong Kong stock benchmark with the eventual goal of reaching 100 constituents.

Biden agrees to limit number of people who will get checks in Covid relief plan

Under the structure, stimulus checks would end at $80,000 in income for individuals and $160,000 for joint filers.

Aston Martin launches first F1 car in over 60 years

British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday launched a new Formula One car ahead of its return to the most famous motor racing event in the world.

Pentagon confirms 10 rockets struck Iraqi base housing U.S. troops

Pentagon confirms 10 rockets hit al-Asad airbase which hosts U.S. troops, kills one U.S. civilian contractor

Disney shuttering at least 20% of Disney Stores as it shifts focus to e-commerce

Disney is closing 20% of its brick-and-mortar Disney Stores before the end of the year as it shifts more focus to its e-commerce business.

People are paying millions for clips that can be viewed for free. Welcome to the world of ?NFTs?

A video clip created by digital artist Beeple was flipped for a record $6.6 million last week.

Rock band Kings of Leon will release new album as an NFT, making it a digital collector's item

The group announced they'll offer their latest album, "When You See Yourself," in the form of an NFT, making it among the first bands to do so.

ECB could tweak its pandemic stimulus as bond yields surge, Germany's Weidmann says

The European Central Bank could tweak its coronavirus-related stimulus program, Germany's central bank governor told CNBC Wednesday, with officials wary of recent increases in bond yields.

UK hikes corporation tax to 25% as pandemic support hits 407 billion

British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has announced that U.K. corporation tax will increase to 25% in April 2023.

Ample is trying to make battery swapping for EVs a reality, starting with Uber drivers in the Bay Area

Ample has opened its first electric vehicle battery swap stations ? in the San Francisco Bay Area. Uber drivers are their first customers.

World Health Organization warns of global uptick in Covid cases after weeks of decline

Dr. Mike Ryan suggested that the uptick could be because "we may be relaxing a little before we've got the full impact of vaccination."