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With the global economy slowing, countries around the world are looking for ways to ease trade barriers and spur growth.
Vladimir Putin called for deeper ties with North Korea to improve regional security, a day after holding talks with a personal envoy of Kim Jong Un.
Japan's Nikkei 225 share index is set to push through 20,000 points thanks to ultra-easy monetary policy, a raft of equity experts told CNBC on Wednesday.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Wednesday kept its massive stimulus program intact, in the wake of data that showed the economy is in recession and ahead of snap elections expected in December.
Toyota will introduce its first mass-market fuel cell car next month, hoping to replicate the success of its Prius hybrid.
China may be Asia's economic powerhouse but it won't become the region's dominant power, according to a new report.
Indonesia's central bank hiked its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.75 percent on Tuesday.
Many Japanese voters remain confused by why Prime Minister Abe called a snap election despite little opposition to plans to delay a sales-tax hike.
How weak can the yen get? Forecasters are lowering their already bearish targets after the new disappointing economic data.
A small group of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city's legislature via a side door early on Wednesday.
A trade deal signed with great fanfare between China and Australia may not provide Australia with the economic boost that many anticipate.
The possibilities for international disagreement with China are many, from cyberspying to land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea.
With Japan's economy showing signs of contracting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held off on a planned sales tax increase.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election and announced a delay in the second sales tax hike by 18 months.
Australia's economy faces myriad headwinds that could trigger interest rate cuts from the central bank, taking borrowing rates further south from current historic lows.
Fanfare surrounding the Hong Kong-Shanghai stock connect allowing cross-trading between the two exchanges has faded, with investors staying away in droves.
Hong Kong on Tuesday started to clear part of a protest camp in the city that has been occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators for nearly two months.
China's home prices posted a second consecutive annual drop in October, although monthly figures showed an improving sequential trend.
Indonesia may put the kibosh on its "fragile five" membership as its new president took bold action to eliminate most of its expensive fuel subsidy.
China's big internet-TV companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on foreign TV shows and films in a battle to attract users and advertisers.
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The U.K. is not likely to hike rates soon as the outlook for global trade remains uncertain, says Chris Morrison, manager at the GAM UK Diversified Fund.
Russia may trade an end of EU sanctions with cooperation on Syria, says Tina Burrett, assistant professor of political science at Sophia University.
While the yuan's inclusion in the SDR basket has little economic impact, what it symbolizes is important, explains Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital Investors.