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Copper marked its longest losing streak in 18 years this week in what some describe as a bad omen for China, but others say it's no cause for alarm.
Fund manager Tres Knippa believes the troubles in Japan are far worse than they seem.
Despite Japan's brighter economic outlook and an improvement in corporate profits, the country's stocks are at the center of a global equity selloff.
A Hong Kong-based group has jumped into the Dubai property market, acquiring property assets of the troubled Dubai Pearl project.
Toyota Motor Corp raised its operating profit forecast for the financial year as the yen, which fell against the dollar, buoys profits.
Samsung could reveal its latest smartphone – the Galaxy S5 – sooner than expected, after the company sent out teasing invitations.
A Victorian mansion on Sydney Harbour has become a potent symbol of the city's buoyant property market, the FT reports.
The results of Thailand's weekend elections are likely irrelevant at best, so why are its shares bucking the regional selloff with a solid rally?
The Australian dollar was the clear outperformer in an otherwise dismal session in Asia on Tuesday, after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left interest rates on hold in its first policy meeting of the year.
A growing wave of newly affluent Chinese tourists are taking advantage of more direct flights to the shopping capitals of Europe. The NYT reports.
Toyota reports quarterly profits on Tuesday that are likely to be nearly five times what it booked a year ago.
Thai protesters who have been camped out in north Bangkok marched downtown as they consolidated efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
The contraction in China's PMI has been blamed on the Chinese New Year, but some analysts argue that the dip is still reflective of slowing growth.
India's struggling telecoms industry is today due to kick off its latest round of spectrum auctions. The FT reports.
For global automakers, the dusty backroads of rural India could be the new El Dorado.
Indonesia posted a trade surplus of $1.52 billion in December, putting the trade balance in the black and relieving pressure on the ailing rupiah.
Mizuho Financial Group is raising its dividend payout as profits surge and other banks might follow suit, but these benefits may be short-lived.
Thai anti-government protesters planned to forge ahead on Monday with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Political strife in Thailand, economic data out of Indonesia and a central bank meeting in Australia should take the spotlight in Asia this week.
China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said.
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Eric Liu, partner and head of research at Vanda Research, says events such as the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium and data like the U.S. nonfarm payrolls will make August a bumpy month.
Price Headley, CEO of BigTrends.com, attributes LinkedIn's above-view earnings to a recent acquisition of online training company lynda.com, instead of a recovery in its core business.
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