The Chinese government is planning for private businesses and market forces to play a larger role in its economy, in a major policy shift to make China an even stronger competitor on the global stage. The NYT reports.» Read More
So, will dollar-yen continue its descent to hit 100 this week or does the yen, which has fallen more than 20 percent since mid-November, need a fresh catalyst to trigger a further downward move? Vote and let us know what you think.
A $2.6 billion acquisition of U.S. movie theater chain AMC seems to be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the expansion of China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's second richest man.
Singapore could overtake Switzerland as the world's capital for offshore wealth by 2020, a new report says.
Copper prices could fall a further 13 percent to $6,000 per metric ton in the third quarter, on weakening China demand, one analyst says.
Rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday it saw more than a one-third chance that it would downgrade Japan's sovereign ratings.
Australia's competition regulator has granted Virgin Australia approval to take control of loss-making rival Tiger Australia in a move that will ramp up competition for Qantas Airways.
Levels of deadly pollutants up to 40 times the recommended exposure limit in Beijing and other cities have struck fear into parents. The New York Times reports.
Gold may have seen its low price for now, amid signs of consumer and hedge fund interest in the precious metal, analysts say.
"The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."
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After Japan's "lost decade" you might be surprised to hear that some Chinese entrepreneurs are suggesting that China has just come out of its own "lost decade".
Pimco's Bill Gross has launched an attack on Britain and the euro zone for cutting debt with severe austerity measures, warning that such action risks stifling recovery, the FT reports.
As the full identities and motives of the suspects unfold, both aisles of the immigration debate are seizing the Boston bombings as an opportunity to revamp U.S. immigration law.
The number of complications from robot-assisted surgery using Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci robot are underreported, allege critics of the procedure, fanning the controversy around the company's pioneering product.
Caterpillar reported earnings and revenue on Monday that fell short of Wall Street's expectations, and sharply cut its full-year sales forecast.
The recent fall in gold prices reflects a loss of faith in quantitative easing measures by central banks in the West, says one strategist.
The yen weakened to within striking distance of the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Monday, yet breaking that key psychological barrier is proving to be hard.
Controlling home price increases in Beijing and Shanghai is critical for cooling China's broader property market, according to the chairman of Vanke, the mainland's largest real estate developer.
The Chinese city of Guangzhou is home to an expanding community of entrepreneurs from economic rival, India, who have migrated there to share the fruits of China's stupendous growth.
The decline in the Indian auto industry is a concern for one of the world's largest automakers Ford Motor Company.
Rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one doesn't have to end anytime soon.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng stock index may be one of Asia's laggards, but Morgan Stanley reckons the market is poised to more than double to 50,000 by the end of 2015.
The yen's recent weakness is not hindering the luxury carmaker Lexus International's plans to invest overseas.
The silver chart shows that those who are wishing for a rise in the gold price will be disappointed.
The collapse of the Aussie below parity against the U.S. dollar is not the start of a downtrend for this resilient currency.,
This chartist says the recent rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is not likely to lose steam any time soon.