After talking their currency down 20 percent over the past four months, Japanese policymakers have suddenly gone silent as the yen halts its dramatic fall. Why?
The bumper run in Japanese equities is just getting started, according to investment strategists, who expect larger gains ahead.
Analysts say the sector remains robust even as China's biggest banks reported their worst annual earnings growth since going public.
The weak yen could do more harm than good to Japan's economy, one economist warns.
Should investors take comfort from the HSBC's flash manufacturing PMI for March that came in above expectations?
The "London Whale" risky trades involving JPMorgan is not going to spell the end of big American banks, according to Paul Volcker, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Chinese stocks are headed for a correction of up to 15 percent in the next two months, one technical analyst says.
A plan to tax bank savers in Cyprus questions the "sanctity of bank deposits in Europe," says Pimco Co-CIO Mohamed El-Erian.
The Cyprus impact is a minor blip on the weekly euro/dollar chart. The upside target for the pair in a rebound from $1.29 is the previous resistance level near $1.34.
The Fed's huge quantitative easing programs are just a continuation of the government's bailout, this economist says.
Save-haven Gold hit a two-and-a-half week high on Monday as a controversial bailout plan for Cyprus sparked fresh uncertainty in the euro zone.
More Chinese companies are investing in Australia's manufacturing and retail industries than its once sought-after mining sector, a new study by HSBC shows.
"Abenomics" will not be able to achieve the two percent inflation target in Japan, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Friday.
Gold prices are being kept artificially low by Western Central Banks and "no one alive" has ever seen the true price of gold, according to the Secretary of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA).
China's increasingly vocal army of netizens could pose one of the biggest challenges to the new leadership.
While gold is down about 4 percent since the start of the year, this is just a small fraction of the losses seen in the shares of gold miners.
Brazil, Russia, India and China have been seen as the collective pillar of emerging market growth. But signs indicate that investors are now looking elsewhere.
The U.S. will not end its quantitative easing (QE) program before 2014, according to Christian Menegatti, managing director of research at Roubini Global Economics.
Talk of a "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities is misleading, according to Lombard Odier.
The Federal Reserve's eventual hand-off from assisted economic growth to "genuine growth" will be key to the future direction of the stock market, Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO and co-CIO, told CNBC.