Thursday October 10, 2013 9:29AM ET
According to a common myth, today's young people are all glued to the internet. But in fact, only 30 percent of the world's youth population between the ages of 15 and 24 years old has been active online for at least five years.
Thursday October 10, 2013 7:29AM ET
Two weeks after the frosts in Chile, the Kiwi Committee of Chile has issued a first report on the impact of the low temperatures: 100% of the kiwi-producing areas have suffered damages as a result of the spring's frosts and 50% of them present severe damages.
Thursday October 10, 2013 5:30AM ET
The cumulative turnover of nationwide futures markets hit a historic high of 206.42 trillion yuan ($33.3 trillion) in the first nine months, up 72.6 percent from the same period in 1993 when the statistic was first tracked, according to the China Futures Association.
Thursday October 10, 2013 3:30AM ET
The HSBC Emerging Markets Index (EMI), a monthly indicator derived from the PMI surveys, remained only just above the neutral threshold of 50.0 in September, signalling muted output growth in global emerging markets.
Thursday October 10, 2013 3:06AM ET
Brazilian tourism officials say that the country has stepped up efforts to lure more foreign tourists as Brazil gears up to host 2014 World Cup. Tourist board Embratur said September had seen a major publicity push worldwide.
Wednesday October 9, 2013 9:31AM ET
The FAO Cereal Price Index averaged 197.7 points in September, down 12.9 points from August and as much as 65 points, or 25%, from September 2012.
Wednesday October 9, 2013 7:40AM ET
According to the Small Business Banking in Ontario Study by Meridian, Ontario's largest credit union, 75 percent of Ontario small business owners have no plans to hire next year.