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Indonesia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.25 percent to support sagging economic growth.
James Passin, a hedge fund manager at Firebird Management, believes the nuclear-armed country sits on as much as a billion barrels of crude. The New York Times reports.
A movie streaming firm that focuses on independent films launched in China on Thursday, beating rival Netflix.
Chinese hackers warned that increasingly sophisticated software could wipe out piracy in the gaming industry altogether.
Australian police said they closed Sydney's landmark Opera House following "information on social media."
The data comes as the economy got the new year off to a rough start as China's slowing growth and tumbling oil prices rattled global markets.
China's market turmoil put the spotlight on a quirk of the mainland's currency: the offshore yuan isn't always in tune with its onshore peer.
A car comparison site that tries to find you the best price on a new vehicle from a range of dealers has raised £12.5 million ($18 million).
The Lego Group is changing how it handles bulk orders, following a backlash against the group on social media.
A falling Chinese yuan will unleash a wave of global deflation that will send the U.S. into its next recession, according to a SocGen strategist.
Chinese stocks and U.S. stocks used to have almost no statistical relationship. Oh, how times have changed.
Europe and Japan equities are more attractive than U.K. and emerging markets stocks, UBS Wealth Management's global CIO told CNBC.
House prices in most countries look set to keep rising this year, according to research from the Fitch ratings agency.
Emerging markets (EM) are still valuable to long-term investors, but they’ll have to pick their investments carefully, say experts.
Hong Kong's leader has promised to improve housing availability and working hours, but residents' confidence in his abilities has waned.
ShopClues.com's new funding round valued the e-commerce startup at more than $1.1B, propelling it into the growing ranks of Indian unicorns.
Oil is being slammed by a severe erosion in market confidence caused by the weak global environment, according to a top energy expert.
China's December exports fell 1.4 percent from a year earlier, while imports slid 7.6 percent, both much less than economists had expected.
With the Chinese stock markets mounting a shaky start to the new year, could it mean dead unicorns in the Chinese start-up scene?
How low can oil prices go? Standard Chartered analysts take the most negative view, predicting prices could fall as low as $10 per barrel.
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Japan needs to foster an environment that supports entrepreneurship and risk-taking, former U.S. ambassador to Japan John Roos says.
Even if Obama does not apologize, his visit to Hiroshima reflects just how far U.S.-Japan relations have come, says Teneo Intelligence's Tobias Harris.
Henderson Global Investors' Sat Duhra remains unconvinced that Japan's reforms on corporate governance and wage increases are a genuine turnaround.