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  • India swamped by wave of growth downgrades Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 12:52 AM ET

    India has been hit by a wave of growth downgrades, with analysts predicting the slowdown to worsen after GDP figures on Friday fell to lowest rate in four years.

  • Spotlight falls on India's new central bank chief Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 9:54 PM ET
    Raghuram Rajan

    India should remain firmly in focus, as a new central bank governor takes the helm at a time of financial crisis in the country. The RBA and BoJ is also scheduled to meet this week.

  • Japan to take hands-on role in Fukushima clean-up Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 9:35 PM ET
    One of Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) nuclear power plants.

    Japan's government is taking a direct role in the clean-up of the wrecked nuclear plant, as concerns grow over the ability of Tepco to handle the disaster in a quarter century.

  • China retailers don't buy signs of recovery Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 7:46 PM ET
    A woman stands in front of a display window of a mall in Beijing.

    If things are really starting to look up for China's economy, as a recent government data seems to suggest, nobody appears to have told its biggest retailers.

  • Radiation readings at Japan plant spike Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 3:12 AM ET
    Officials at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in northern Japan

    Radiation near a tank holding highly contaminated water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has spiked 18-fold, the plant's operator said on Sunday.

  • China probes state assets regulator for corruption Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:52 AM ET

    China is investigating the head of its state assets regulator for "serious discipline violations", the government said on Sunday.

  • China official PMI hits 16-month high in August Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.

  • Honda testing high-tech solution to reduce crashes Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    The Dedicated Short-Range Communications, or DSRC, system the Japanese maker demonstrated this week can track pedestrians and motorcycles even when they're out of the line of sight.

  • Nuclear leak 'can get a lot worse' Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    The radioactive leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant is far from under control and could get a lot worse, a nuclear energy expert, who compiles the annual "World Nuclear Industry Status Report" warned.

  • India's woes deepen as GDP misses expectations Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    India's gross domestic product growth missed expectations in the quarter to June, adding to the country's economic problems amid an unprecedented free-fall in the rupee.

  • PC sales in China will get crushed this year: IDC Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:52 AM ET

    Worldwide shipments of PCs are expected to fall almost 10 percent this year, with sales in China expected to contract at a steeper rate than in mature regions.

  • Bottom line on Aussie earnings: Not too bad Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:12 AM ET

    Australia's corporate earnings season is over and the results have not been as bad as analysts feared, putting Aussie stocks on track and on a firmer note than their peers.

  • Rupee slump a buzz kill for Indian tourists Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Indians are postponing overseas travel due to the slide in the rupee, which has pushed the price of accommodation, food and entertainment considerably higher.

  • Emerging markets: The comeback kid of 2014? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 11:46 PM ET
    An Indonesian man waits for customers at a street money changer in Jakarta on August 28, 2013.

    Emerging markets are getting a beating right now, but the tattered asset class could be poised to become the “comeback kid” of 2014, some analysts say.

  • Indian rupee now in unchartered territory Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:02 PM ET

    The rupee has fallen so far so fast that not even analysts can define the currency's future. They are struggling to make sense of a currency that is now in uncharted territory.

  • Will India resort to buying gold from citizens? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:52 PM ET

    India is considering to direct commercial banks to buy gold from ordinary citizens in an attempt to curb imports and take some heat off the plunging currency.

  • Is Japan's economic recovery gaining traction? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:47 PM ET
    Pedestrians and shoppers walk through the Odaiba area of Tokyo, Japan.

    Economic data from Japan on Friday showed upbeat industrial output, inflation and employment figures, in the latest signs of a recovery taking hold.

  • The Bernie Madoff of China: Innocent man executed? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 12:06 PM ET
    A paramilitary police officer stands guards in front of flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

    It's a question many have been asking: Was Zeng Chengjie, who's been likened to Bernie Madoff and was executed by China, a perpetrator or a pawn of a flawed a money system?

  • Death by firing squad for Kim Jong Un's ex Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Kim Jung Un

    The ex-girlfriend of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was among a number of musicians who were executed by firing squad on August 20.

  • India's rupee surges on currency intervention Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    India's beaten-down currency showed on Thursday that it hasn't given up the fight, staging it's biggest one-day gain for over 15 years on central bank intervention.

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