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  • Japan Inc shopping spree just starting: Goldman Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:36 PM ET

    Sitting on record cash piles and profits, Japanese companies are shopping for acquisitions and deal values could eventually double.

  • Hotel deals in Asia will kill it this year Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    A room in South Korea's Lotte Hotel.

    Holidaymakers eyeing a trip to Asia this year now have an additional reason to start booking: Cheap hotel deals.

  • Richest man in China? 'The Sun King' Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    Li Hejun

    Call him the "Sun King." China's richest man is now Li Hejun, founder of the thin-film solar company Hanergy, according to China's leading wealth expert.

  • Iran piles pressure on US with China oil talks Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:11 AM ET
    A view of a petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh on Iran's Persian Gulf coast.

    Tehran officials are in Beijing this week to seek more oil sales, in a move that could pressure the U.S. to sign off on a sanction-lifting deal.

  • 1/3 of Singapore employees plan to resign this year Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:40 AM ET

    Three in ten Singaporean employees are considering turning in their resignation letters this year to search for a new job, according to a new survey.

  • Is the next shoe dropping on Singapore property? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 10:53 PM ET

    Singapore's high-end property developers faced with a ticking clock may take drastic measures to avoid steep charges for unsold units.

  • Drinking among Koreans at all-time high Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:44 AM ET

    South Korea's economy may be on the brink of a deflationary spiral, but consumers are still spending big on one item: alcohol.

  • BOJ keeps massive monetary stimulus intact Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:37 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Wednesday kept its massive monetary stimulus intact, as widely expected, reiterating that the world's number three economy is recovering moderately.

  • Singtel buys US cyber security firm for $810M Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:44 AM ET

    Singtel agreed to buy U.S.-based cyber-security firm Trustwave for $810 million, in a deal that will expand its cloud-based services.

  • Lapsed tenders hurt Modi's defense industry push Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 8:12 PM ET
    India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

    Indian firms have spurned $15B in tenders to make weapons since 2013, a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his drive to wean the country off imported arms.

  • Japan Inc says sayonara to long working hours Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 7:39 PM ET

    Japan’s salary-men are saying sayonara to the country’s culture of overwork — with the backing of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  • A Chinese win at IMF no one-way bet for yuan Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 7:18 PM ET

    The IMF might include the Chinese yuan in its official basket of reserve currencies, but slowing growth in China is likely to limit the impact of the victory.

  • Grey skies ahead as AirAsia X eyes US Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 7:14 PM ET

    One of Asia's leading budget carriers will spread its wings to the U.S. this year, but experts are cautious on how profitable the new route will be.

  • Is Sharp running out of options? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:42 PM ET
    Advertisements of Japanese electronics giant Sharp are displayed at an electric shop in Tokyo.

    News that Sharp may be moving to spin off its LCD panel-making unit has buoyed appetite for its stock, but analysts remain unsure about the outlook for the troubled consumer electronics giant.

  • Will the Bank of Korea surprise markets again? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    The Bank of Korea (BOK) may cut its growth and inflation forecasts at Thursday's policy meeting, but it's likely to hold the line against calls for more interest rate cuts.

  • BOJ faces reality check on inflation target Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:42 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan has failed to achieve its two percent inflation target, but analysts say policymakers alone are not to blame.

  • The China gambit that has US leaders on edge Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    A Chinese contractor directs Kenyan casual laborers at a construction site in Nairobi, Kenya.

    The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank is positioning itself as an Asia-centric alternative to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

  • Is the tide turning for Samsung? Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:19 PM ET

    Samsung's first quarter operating profit guidance surpassed estimates on Tuesday, and analysts say this could be the "first glimpse of a turnaround."

  • India keeps lending rate unchanged at 7.5% Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:32 AM ET

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) left its benchmark lending rate unchanged on Tuesday but kept the door open for further easing.

  • RBA votes for no rate cut, sending Aussie soaring Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:30 AM ET

    The RBA put off a cut in interest rates by another month, keeping borrowing costs steady at a record low of 2.25 percent on Tuesday.

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