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  • Last-Minute Bumi Sale Threatens Rothschild Hopes Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 1:48 AM ET
    Nathaniel Rothschild, founder of NR Investments and Samin Tan, chairman of Bumi PLC

    A key Indonesian investor has sold his 10 percent holding in Bumi only days before a key vote on the miner's future, threatening Nat Rothschild's hopes of victory in the battle to win control of the company.

  • Can US Companies' Chinese Results Be Trusted? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    Concern is growing about risks to U.S.-based multinationals in a country where American audit regulators are locked out by the Chinese government and bribery and fraud are routine.

  • HP to China Suppliers: Change Practices or Else Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 6:13 AM ET
    Foxconn

    Hewlett-Packard is imposing new limits on the employment of students and temporary agency workers at factories across China. The New York Times reports.

  • Australian Central Bank Slashes Annual Growth Forecast Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:36 PM ET

    Australia's central bank has trimmed its growth and inflation forecasts on cautious mining outlook, government spending cuts and its high currency.

  • Barclays Investment Bank Cutting Jobs: Source Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:46 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays.

    Barclays is nearing the completion of a raft of job cuts at its investment bank as part of its new chief executive's plan to streamline operations and cut costs, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

  • KFC parent Yum Brands on Tuesday said time, not ad spending, is the cure for a steep sales decline in China that was sparked by a food safety scare.

  • These islands in the East China Sea, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese,  are claimed by both countries and a source of a simmering tensions.

    Amid tougher times, some companies want to leave the China, but they are learning departing is harder than entering. Caixin reports.

  • Peter Ma

    China approved the sale of HSBC's remaining $7.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance to a group controlled by Thailand's richest man, completing the biggest equity purchase in the country by a foreign investor.

  • Beijing's Central Business District

    Chinese investment banks are carrying out their biggest layoffs and bonus cuts since the financial crisis as they brace for further profit declines, hit by an ongoing drought in initial public offerings in China that started in September.

  • 'Super-Yachts' Are a Tough Sell to the Newly Rich Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    The glamour, champagne-soaked launches and celebrity clients belie a mounting unease in the world of "super-yachts."

  • China Galaxy Securities Files for $1.5 Billion IPO Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    China Galaxy Securities has filed applications to regulators for a planned $1.5 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong and Shanghai, IFR reported on Friday.

  • Toyota Poised to Put Legal Troubles in Rear View Mirror Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Toyota Motor eliminated a huge obstacle with a U.S. settlement over unintended acceleration in its cars and trucks, leaving it to fight smaller cases that will be harder for plaintiffs to prove and less likely to damage the company's growing sales.

  • Business as Usual for South Korea's Chaebol Under Park Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:12 PM ET

    A Park will be back in South Korea's presidential mansion come February, and the big businesses, or chaebol, that dominate the country's economy will be breathing a sigh of relief that her left-wing challenger did not win Wednesday's presidential vote.

  • Go Daddy Appoints Former Yahoo Exec as CEO Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 1:50 PM ET

    Go Daddy, one of the world's biggest Internet hosting firms, appointed Yahoo former Chief Product Officer Blake Irving as chief executive.

  • Samsung Promotes Chairman's Son and Heir Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 8:09 PM ET

    Samsung Electronics pushed the anointed heir of the company Chairman closer to the top job on Wednesday.

  • SEC Charges Chinese Affiliates of Top Firms Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:22 PM ET

    U.S. regulators on Monday charged the Chinese arms of five top accounting firms with securities violations over their refusal to produce certain audit papers, raising questions about whether talks between the United States and China to resolve the issue have stalled.

  • Will Australia Gift Markets a Christmas Rate Cut? Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 | 11:19 PM ET
    Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

    After holding fire in November, Australia's central bank is expected to lower borrowing costs when it meets on Tuesday, as the economy begins to show cracks.