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  • *Yen stands to gain if China data stokes growth worries. The China data could influence investors' perception on the U.S. "Because slowdown in China is one major reason behind investor concerns on global growth, the data is likely to affect sentiment on the global economy," said Shin Kadota, chief FX strategist in Barclays' Tokyo branch.

  • China GDP figures are bogus: Rickards     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, explains why he's not closely watching China's gross domestic product figures.

  • Evan Feigenbaum, Vice Chairman, Paulson Institute, says investors are concerned about what action Beijing policymakers will take in light of expected slowing gross domestic product (GDP) data.

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— Kerry: "Irresponsible,"'' morally difficult "not to help Kurds fighting IS extremists in Kobani.

  • TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's plan to restart nuclear reactors shut down after the Fukushima disaster will not be affected by Monday's resignation of the industry minister, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is losing a convincing advocate of a step most view with suspicion. Forty-year-old Yuko Obuchi's resignation from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, six...

  • China GDP may reignite global growth panic Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:08 AM ET

    China may ignite fresh panic over the state of the global economy when it reports its third quarter gross domestic product on Tuesday.

  • TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's plan to restart nuclear reactors shut down after the Fukushima disaster will not be affected by Monday's resignation of the industry minister, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is losing a convincing advocate of a move viewed mostly with suspicion. Forty-year-old Yuko Obuchi's resignation from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry,...

  • India’s Modi unveils his biggest reforms yet Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 12:29 AM ET

    The Indian government announced two important fuel reforms over the weekend, a signal of PM Narendra Modi's commitment to tough economic reforms.

  • Japan leader hints of delaying sales tax hike Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 10:00 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    PM Abe has hinted that he may delay increasing tax, saying the move would be "meaningless" if it inflicted too much damage. The Financial Times reports.

  • Landlords, tenants help lift South Korean economy Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters - its landlord and their tenants.

  • China’s Fourth Plenum: What you need to know Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    China's fourth plenum, a key four-day meeting of the ruling Communist Party's powerful Central Committee, kicks off in Beijing on Monday.

  • The week ahead in Asia     Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through this week's key events.

  • SEOUL, Oct 20- For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters- the country's landlord and their tenants. Nomura estimates that there was some $400 billion tied up in jeonse deposits in 2012, equal to one-third of South Korea's annual economic output. "The sharp drop in interest rates is the most...

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy. With the Fed set to turn off its money taps at the end of this month, investors appear to have woken up to poor growth prospects in much of the world, something International Monetary Fund chief Christine...

  • India fuel reform puts diesel under market control Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 4:29 AM ET

    NEW DELHI— India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and overhaul its energy sector. The decision on diesel targets one of India's costliest subsidies for one of the world's dirtiest fuels.

  • Iran says number of foreign tourists surges Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    TEHRAN, Iran— The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12- month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Masoud Soltanifar said on state TV that the thriving industry could help boost Iran's economy out of recession and bring in...

  • Minister: Bailed-out Cyprus' economy on the mend Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:09 AM ET

    NICOSIA, Cyprus— Cyprus' finance minister says the bailed-out country will manage to keep its debt well below projections by its international creditors. Harris Georgiades says debt will peak this year at 105 percent of gross domestic product and will show a modest 2- percentage-point drop in 2015.. That' s much better than the 126 percent of GDP that both the...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 17- China shares closed lower on Friday to post their biggest weekly loss in four months, hit by worries over the slowing economy and an expected tightening of liquidity ahead of several new share offerings. The Shanghai Composite Index finished down 0.6 percent at 2,341.43 points. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.2 percent, on course to log its sixth straight week of losses with a fall of 0.9 percent so far this week. Germany's DAX is seen starting up to 0.1 percent higher while France's CAC 40 could be 0.3 percent and Britain's FTSE 0.2 percent. A possible recession in Europe, a floundering economy in...

  • *Hong Kong rebounds, cheered by casinos. SHANGHAI, Oct 17- China shares fell by midday on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly decline in four months, hit by worries over the economy as well as expected tightness in liquidity ahead of a slew of new share offerings. Hong Kong shares rebounded slightly, tracking a recovery in global markets, as casino stocks gained...

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