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Japan's economy may be in the doldrums with a deepening recession, but one sector is making serious headway with reforms.
Faced with a dwindling population and severe labor shortage, Japan aims to attract more foreign workers, but a rapidly depreciating yen and lack of rights stand in the way.
While sanctions and falling oil prices are pushing Russia into a recession, why has North Korea been able to evade the effects of sanctions?
Because Alibaba is based in a communist country, it's difficult to enforce insider trading laws, billionaire investor Mark Cuban said.
The rout in China stocks on Tuesday is a healthy correction, however the wild swings reinforce that the market is not for the faint of heart.
A former deputy head of the agency that steers China's state-dominated economy was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for taking bribes.
Cheap oil has given Indonesia flexibility with fuel subsidies, but the market's current rout won't last, according to the country's finance minister.
Vietnam shares have advanced this year, but it isn't clear whether expectations of solid economic growth will translate into another leg higher.
China's key inflation gauge slowed further in November, data showed on Wednesday, adding to concerns of cooling activity in the world's second-largest economy.
The daughter of Korean Air's chairman has resigned after causing a public uproar by delaying a flight. The Financial Times reports.
HK police announced plans to clear away the last of the "Occupy" protest encampments that have blocked key roads in the financial hub for over two months.
After surprise interest rate cut by Beijing, easy credit has given rise to ordinary investors trading on margin - essentially borrowed money.
More photos are being taken than ever before, but not with traditional cameras.
Nissan is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause fuel leaks.
Japan’s “A-plus” credit rating is under threat, after Fitch Ratings placed the country’s debt on negative watch on Tuesday.
Hong Kong's High Court has ordered the main protest sites to be cleared out on Thursday.
It's been a bumpy ride for China's economy this year, with multiple growth scares followed by bouts of stimulus. What does next year hold in store?
The Chinese yuan fell sharply against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as tight onshore liquidity conditions fueled rising expectations of further monetary easing, according to analysts.
Given that so many of the growing companies in Asia are family-owned, can the German Mittelstand model be exported to this region?
Asia's financial regulators are slow to implement measures to protect taxpayers from big bank failures, leaving governments on the hook for bail-outs.
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Mark Steinert, CEO and MD of Stockland, said 70 percent of the company's H1 profit came from the company's REIT.
Disney's stock is overvalued, and it spent too much on sports rights in a cord-cutting environment, says Richard Greenfield from BTIG.
Negative interest rates are leading to concerns about the strengths of the financial sector, says National Australia Bank's Ray Attrill.