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There was anger and dismay after North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit on Wednesday -- plenty of it in South Korea and Japan. There was also surprise.
South Korea's central bank kept interest rates on hold for a second consecutive month, as it feels out the effects from two rate cuts this year as well as latest policy easing from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
The sharp run-up in Hong Kong house prices raises the risk of an abrupt correction and the government should take further steps if necessary to contain risks arising from the property market, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday.
Millions of Chinese shoppers are turning to the web, fueling a booming $64 billion e-commerce market, as a local player gets set to overtake Amazon as the world's biggest online retailer by 2016.
China has overtaken the United States to become the world's biggest processor of patent applications, giving an innovative edge to Beijing's economic and industrial clout.
Japan's Suntory Holdings plans to raise up to $6 billion in an initial public offering of its food and non-alcoholic beverage unit.
Polls show the election is likely to return to power the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party, which has promised to boost public works and talks of spending 200 trillion yen on projects over the next decade.
North Korea has extended the window for a widely condemned long-range rocket launch by a week after discovering a "technical deficiency", the isolated state's news agency said on Monday.
The Philippines would strongly support a rearmed Japan shorn of its pacifist constitution as a counterweight to the growing military assertiveness of China, according to the Philippine foreign minister.
China told Vietnam on Thursday to stop unilateral oil exploration in disputed areas of the South China Sea, raising tension in protracted maritime territorial disputes with its neighbors.
China will maintain its fine-tuning of economic policies in 2013 to ensure stable economic growth, state television quoted Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping as saying on Tuesday.
In line with expectations, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) delivered a 25 basis point rate cut on Tuesday, taking the benchmark interest rate to 3 percent - its lowest level since 2009. However, analysts remain divided on whether the central bank will push rates even lower next year.
Southeast Asia's largest economy is going to implement double-digit wage hikes next year which raises the question – Is the country's position as a hot spot for foreign investment under threat.
U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland tightened its grip on GrainCorp, hiking its bid to $2.9 billion, but may need to offer more to win over Australia's last major independent grains handler.
Australia faces an uphill battle to capture a greater share of tax revenue from multinationals such as Google and needs to work with its trading partners to avoid scaring away investors with an image as a high tax nation, experts say.
A breakout pattern and new uptrend are yet to emerge for the Shanghai Composite Index – recent activity indicates three possible patterns ahead.
Gold prices have fallen about 7 percent since its 2014 high but brace for further losses as the downtrend remains intact.
Come April, the price will fall to 530 yen with the sales tax completely excluded, and retailers can choose to absorb none, some or all of the tax.