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A rumour was all it took to spark a run on a bank in China as the story passed quickly from person to person, among depositors, bystanders and even bank employees.
Australia's first ever bank note has been sold for AUD$280,000 (US$260,000) at an auction house in Sydney, Australia.
Japan's looming sales tax hike has dented sentiment, but the bite on consumers may prove a boon for online retailers, ecommerce titan Rakuten's CEO said.
Japan's ANA placed its biggest order of 70 new planes, including 20 Boeing 777-9X wide-body jets in a move bringing relief to the U.S. planemaker.
Satellite images taken on Sunday show 122 "potential objects" in the search for debris from missing flight MH370, authorities said Wednesday.
A search of the remote southern Indian Ocean resumed on Friday, seeking to confirm if objects spotted by satellites are debris from the missing plane.
Japan is showing signs of shaking off years of deflation and poor growth. Now it must brace for the first hike in the sales tax since 1997.
Murdoch has returned eldest son Lachlan to the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, paving the way the next generation.
Japan stocks have ranked among the year's worst performing, and despite some bullish calls, analysts say it isn't clear investors should pile back in.
Here's a Q&A to explain why a rise in Japan's sales tax hike is a big deal.
China's property developers are turning to commercial mortgage-backed securities and looking at other alternative financing.
Honda is renowned for its car-making abilities, but will its first foray into the jet market be similarly successful?
Turbulence in Chinese financial markets could slow the yuan's rapid emergence as a major international currency.
The BoJ could be on the brink of unleashing fresh stimulus since the unprecedented monetary easing program last April.
Indian shares have rallied to record highs on hopes upcoming elections will spur reforms, but the optimism may be misplaced.
A crackdown on gift giving in China has threatened to hurt demand for luxury products, but interest in high-end watches is still thriving.
ICBC will restrict trade with Alibaba's online payment arm to one branch in the country's latest crackdown on a nascent online finance industry.
Even before the loss of its Flight MH370, Malaysian Airline System (MAS) was bleeding cash, prompting talk that it may need another financial rescue.
North Korea fired two mid-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast and towards Japan early on Wednesday, South Korea's military said.
Concerns over China's local government debt have mounted in recent months, but the quality and quantity of that burden varies widely, Moody's said.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.