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Will the depreciating yen become a game changer for Japanese automakers that have grappled with a strong currency for several years now? Yes, says Nomura.
Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp have reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on the national security aspects of the Japanese firm's pending $20.1 billion deal to win control of the U.S. wireless carrier.
The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that China should deliver fiscal stimulus if growth falls below 7.75 percent this year, but analysts think that may not be the right prescription for the world's second biggest economy.
The sell-off in U.S. Treasurys on Tuesday, which took yields to their highest levels in over a year, and record high equities have once again given rise to talk that the "great rotation" may finally be here.
Signs of strength in the U.S. economy, a stock market boom and the prospect of the U.S. becoming a net oil exporter suggest the tide may be turning for the dollar.
Websites that regularly report on Singapore will have to get a license from June 1, in a move seen by some as a bid to rein in free-wheeling Internet news.
The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for China this year to 7.75 percent from a previous 8 percent, citing a weak world economy and exports.
Why are so many people so upset with me for trying to explain the reason for the fall in gold prices? Asks this expert.
Suntory Holdings is set to receive Tokyo Stock Exchange approval as soon as Wednesday to list its food and non-alcoholic beverage unit, a source close the process told Reuters.
Global policymakers must allow some emerging countries to set capital controls to mitigate the impact from financial crises, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday.
Benchmark oil prices will likely extend losses this week - with some forecasters predicting Brent crude may breach $100 a barrel - as U.S. fuel supplies build and demand stays soft, according to CNBC's latest oil sentiment survey.
The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since October 2011 in early Asia trade on Wednesday, extending this month's sharp slide against a broadly-stronger U.S. currency.
Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.
Japan and China could be powerful growth drivers ahead for the luxury retailer, one analyst told CNBC.
Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.
The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC.
The tapering of quantitative easing in the U.S. will likely have a destabilizing impact in Asia, a region that has been a target of hot money inflows in recent years, according to Nomura.
Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.
Chinese equities have repeatedly disappointed investors in recent months, but U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs remains optimistic that the laggard will deliver solid returns this year.
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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.