Russian authorities on Monday issued an indictment for fraud against tycoon Sergei Polonsky, less than a day after flying him in from Cambodia.
Ukraine's president has dismissed one of the country's most controversial tycoons from his regional governor's post.
Lawyers for Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and Rafael Hui pressed for leniency Monday as their clients faced seven years in prison.
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government's former deputy leader Rafael Hui were found guilty of corruption.
A French court authorised the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia and Ukraine, despite concerns over his safety.
Tycoon yachtsman Larry Ellison stepped down as Oracle's chief executive.
A Chinese state-run newspaper called on Beijing to "teach Canberra a lesson" after Clive Palmer labelled the Communist government "mongrels"
Clive Palmer has labelled the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade that was criticised by Canberra.
Billionaire James Packer, one of Australia's richest men, announced he was setting up a philanthropic foundation to give away Aus$200 million (US$188 million).
South Korean police said Tuesday they had found the body of the fugitive business tycoon who headed the family operating the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives.
A prominent Kenyan businessman was shot dead in Kenya's port city of Mombasa late Friday, police and eyewitnesses said.
A three-course lunch hosted by an eccentric Chinese millionaire for 250 homeless New Yorkers in a posh restaurant degenerated into fury Wednesday when guests were denied $300 cash handouts.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart had Aus$2.01 billion (US$1.89 billion) wiped off her fortune in the past year but remains Australia's wealthiest person, an annual rich list showed.
Richard Rockefeller, great-grandson of US oil tycoon and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, died Friday in a plane crash in New York. He was 65.
A Vietnamese court on Monday sentenced a disgraced banking tycoon to 30 years in jail over a multi-million dollar scandal that shocked the nation's already fragile financial markets.
A Chinese court on Friday convicted a mining billionaire said to have links with former security tsar Zhou Yongkang of murder and sentenced him to death.
Australian coal tycoon Nathan Tinkler on Wednesday said his thoroughbred breeding and racing empire had been bought by a consortium of local and Middle Eastern parties for an undisclosed sum.
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom, who is battling extradition to the United States, launched his own political party in New Zealand on Thursday campaigning for a "free and fair" society.
Rupert Murdoch's prodigal son is back, with key roles in the family's media entertainment empire in what appears to be a succession plan for the 83-year-old tycoon.
French tycoon Vincent Bollore said Wednesday he aims to introduce a car version of the "Boris Bikes" hire scheme in London, and quadruple the number of electric car-charging points in Britain.
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