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  • Japan's Nikkei—Stable Now, but for How Much Longer? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:56 AM ET

    Japan's stock market was much calmer on Tuesday after three days of extreme volatility. Still, strategists advised caution after a sharp sell-off.

  • Fundamentals No Longer Driving China Property? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:52 AM ET

    China's loose monetary policy and strong pent-up housing demand will drive up home prices in 2013, but government cooling measures will keep the market from running away.

  • More Rate Cuts in Australia? Here’s Why Not Monday, 27 May 2013 | 10:32 PM ET

    A sharp fall in the Australian dollar could persuade Australia's central bank not to cut interest rates again.

  • Meet Zhang—He Hacks for Beijing Monday, 27 May 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    The People's Republic is, by just about any measure, home to the world's most relentless, prolific and successful hackers in the world. More cyber-attack traffic comes from China than any other country. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Australia Happiest Place to Live for a Third Year Monday, 27 May 2013 | 10:03 PM ET
    Sydney, Australia

    For the third year in a row, Australia has taken the top prize for being the happiest place to live in the advanced world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Better Life Index.

  • Forget the Volatility, Nikkei May Test 17,000: Chart Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:55 PM ET

    The recent sell-off in the Nikkei is just a correction with the uptrend intact is what the charts point to.

  • China’s Millennials Face Tough Job Market Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:39 PM ET
    Young jobseekers in China

    In the U.S., employment outlook is finally starting to look up for the millennials. In China, however, this is not the case. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Chinese Firm Behind Group Bidding for Club Med Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:13 PM ET

    That could be the future for Club Med, the French resort operator, which said Monday that it had received a $700 million buyout offer led by its two largest shareholders. The New York Times reports.

  • A survey of thousands of international employers shows one in four struggling to fill vacancies, despite soaring unemployment in Europe and beyond.

  • China, Germany Could Be 'Dream Team': Premier Li Monday, 27 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to Germany, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beijing's drive for a special bilateral partnership with Berlin bypassing the EU.

  • Is It All Downhill for Commodity Currencies? Monday, 27 May 2013 | 4:21 AM ET

    The recent sell-off in commodity currencies triggered by a fall in demand for resources and the rush to buy U.S. dollar, may continue, say analysts, as the need to diversify capital dwindles.

  • The winner of England's Football League Championship will come away 120 million pounds ($181 million) richer, according to sports business analysts who called it "the biggest financial prize in football".

  • Sell-Off Is Clear ‘Warning Shot’ for Nikkei: Pro Monday, 27 May 2013 | 1:11 AM ET

    While optimism among Japan bulls appears to be largely intact since last week's sell-off, Kingsley Jones of investment advisory Jevons Global believes it's time to be "really cautious" on this market.

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    China's industrial profits growth quickened in April, though the government noted that the pickup was due mainly to a low comparative base, indicating the country still faces tough times.

  • Two Big Asian Rivals Start ‘Beautiful Friendship’ Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 11:52 PM ET

    One trader believes Chinese Prime Minster Li Keqiang's visit to India last week was mostly about trade.

  • Hard to See Smooth QE Exit in US, Japan: Dallara Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 11:21 PM ET

    It's difficult to see a smooth exit out of quantitative easing in the world's largest economy, the U.S. or Japan, said Charles Dallara, former managing director of the Institute of International Finance.

  • Reforms Critical in 'Abenomics': World Bank Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 11:07 PM ET

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical economic policies may have instilled confidence among investors, but structural reforms will be key going forward, according to the World Bank.

  • Data to Show Signs of Life in Japan’s Economy? Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 9:54 PM ET
    Shibuya district, Tokyo

    A slew of economic data from Japan is likely to be in focus for Asian markets this week.

  • China Struggles to Find New Chief for Wealth Fund Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    China is struggling to find a new head for its $500 billion sovereign wealth fund after two leading candidates declined the job out of fear it would prove a poisoned chalice. The Financial Times reports.

  • Stars Galore at Social Media Awards Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    The glitterati of the social media world were recently in Singapore for the Social Star Awards.

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