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South Korean women have to overcome many obstacles at work after marriage and child birth. Long hours and lack of childcare force many to leave the workforce. The FT reports.
For all the worries among investors and policymakers over the rupee's sudden plunge to record lows, the Indian economy may now be in better shape to handle a depreciation.
Sony unveiled its next generation console priced at $399 on Monday, undercutting its rival Xbox, which had been launched just a few hours earlier, by $100.
After a month of equity and government bond market volatility, the Bank of Japan's inaction on Tuesday came as a letdown to investors expecting a more pro-active policy stance.
With elections around the corner, former vice finance minister of Japan, says he's not hopeful PM Abe will announce any ground-breaking structural reforms.
After 21 years of uninterrupted economic growth, the risk of Australia’s economy slipping into recession may be growing, analysts say.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept monetary policy steady and revised up its assessment of the economy, unfazed by recent market turbulence.
There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.
Selling the Japanese yen has been one of the hottest trades of the year, but the currency's rebound against the U.S. dollar in the past three weeks has some questioning whether the short-yen trade has now run its course.
How far can the Nikkei fall? It could well be to 11,500 and any rebound will encounter resistance.
Japan's SoftBank said on Tuesday that it has agreed with Sprint Nextel to raise its offer for the U.S. wireless operator to $21.6 billion.
A U.S. judge has revisited a censorship lawsuit by pro-democracy activists against Baidu and China, even after China invoked its authority as a sovereign nation to block the case.
The top technology plays around aren't in the United States, Light Street Capital Founder Glen Kacher says.
Why the yen could be gold's single biggest driver.
Edward Snowden's decision to flee to Hong Kong as he prepared to expose the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs may not save him from prosecution.
Samsung's stock fell victim to heavy selling on Friday that wiped out $12 billion of the company's market value on concerns smartphone sales may underperform market expectations.
After weeks of heavy selling in Japan's equity market and volatility in government bonds, a degree of stability is now expected to return with stronger-than-expected data.
India's rupee fell more than 1 percent to a record low against a broadly robust U.S. dollar on Monday, but strategists say it's not all gloom and doom for the battered currency.
Xi Jinping offered the U.S. nothing on trade yet wants to build a 'Dream Team' with Germany, Michael Ivanovitch points out.
China faces battle against fake wine as the amount of knock-offs on the market may increase as Beijing investigates wine imports from the European Union.
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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.