There are good reasons to invest in emerging markets — despite higher rates and oil prices, says bond strategist

It may appear that emerging markets are on the losing end when the U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates and when oil prices climb, but that's not necessarily the case. But the growth story in emerging markets is one that cannot be ignored, Gareth ...

Saudi Arabia could be 'fantastically changed' even if only half of its reform plans happen, investor says

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has set out an ambitious plan to modernize his country and diversify the economy away from its reliance on oil. "I think if the crown prince only achieves 50 percent of his vision, that country is going to be ...

Facebook's facial recognition technology may not meet strict new EU data rules, a top watchdog says

Ireland's data protection watchdog told CNBC it has raised a number of questions with Facebook about its reintroduction of facial recognition technology in Europe. The social network was pressured to close its facial recognition feature in 2012 by regulators.