Australia will force corporate giants to disclose their tax arrangements to curb alleged tax avoidance by multinational corporations.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced he will dissolve parliament on Wednesday, paving the way for a long-anticipated general election late this month.
Australia's trade deficit shrank by much more than expected in February to its smallest in 14 months thanks to higher prices for resource exports, a likely boost to profits and incomes that also gave the local dollar a lift.
With its rare apology, Apple went from pariah to praiseworthy in the eyes of China's state-controlled media, a lesson for other foreign firms not to underestimate the power of the government press.
South Korea's leading manufacturers are seeing their exports and profits undermined by the yen's decline and want more government help to deal with the problem, a survey by their lobby group showed.
Stung by a landmark patent defeat, Western drugmakers will be wary about launching new products in India, but they cannot afford to quit a country with a market potential as large as India's.
Australia's highly-regarded central bank governor, Glenn Stevens, will remain in his position for a further three years after his current seven-year term expires in September.
Events like those in Cyprus will happen in more countries all over the world, said Marc Faber, contrarian investor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report.
Goldman Sachs is raising up to $600 million for a publicly-traded credit fund that will buy risky loans. What could go wrong?
A popular U.S. visa program for skilled workers is likely to hit its quota within days after its application period opens, triggering a lottery and signaling that companies feel confident about the economy.
North Korea said Tuesday it will escalate production of nuclear weapons material, including restarting a long-shuttered plutonium reactor, in what outsiders see as Pyongyang's latest attempt to extract U.S. concessions by raising fears of war.
Subaru and General Motors are recalling cars to check for corroded brake lines and problems with heated steering wheels, officials said.
Major automakers posted strong monthly U.S. car sales last month, helped by growing confidence in the recovery and demand for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.
As reassurance to foreign firms investing in the development of NatGas reserves, the Israeli government has said it will invest in its navy.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose sharply in February but a gauge of planned business spending slipped, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
Pope Francis, who has said he wants the Catholic Church to be a model of austerity and honesty, could restructure or even close the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank, Vatican sources say.
President Barack Obama is leaning toward picking Caroline Kennedy to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan, a source familiar with the process said on Monday.
Despite multiple rounds of curbs by the Singapore government to cool the red-hot real estate sector, investors remain unfazed with some buyers purchasing multiple homes, believing that prices will still head higher.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept interest rates on hold on Tuesday, in line with market expectations, saying that global downside risks appear to have eased and previous rate cuts are stimulating the economy.
North Korea's leader appeared to tamp down hostile rhetoric that had threatened impending war with the United States and South Korea in a key speech published on Tuesday.
Australia's budget on Tuesday has raised concerns that the country could follow in the same path as the highly indebted euro zone, said one expert.
Japanese equities have risen a "bit too fast" and appear to be somewhat "bubbly," according to the former vice finance minister of Japan.
China's equity market will soon play catch-up to the global stocks rally, analysts say.
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.
The price of copper, a key industrial commodity, is likely headed for a fast, but temporary fall, says this chartist.