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Australia won't lose its coveted triple-A rating, its Treasurer said, slapping down speculation the country might face its first downgrade in 26 years.
The Greek government scrambled to pay pensions and public sector salaries after failing to reach agreement with international lenders. The Financial Times reports.
China's official PMI came in at 50.1 for April, a tad above expectations, but still indicating the world's second-largest economy is cooling down.
Japan's inflation ticked up in March in a small sign of progress in the Bank of Japan's two-year-long effort to kick start the long-moribund economy.
The euro zone ended four months of deflation in April, with data showing that prices were unchanged from a year ago.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept policy steady in an 8-1 vote Thursday, but cut its forecasts for economic growth and inflation in its outlook statement.
Brazil again steeply raised interest rates to show it's serious about reining in runaway prices, despite fears the step may worsen an expected recession.
Moody's cut Greece's credit rating deeper into junk territory amid uncertainty over whether it will reach a deal with its international lenders in time.
Japan's industrial production fell 0.3 percent in March, coming in well above the 2.3 percent decline that had been forecast in a Reuters poll.
Consumers in Southeast Asia are "sleeping giants" who will wake up to their full potential over the next 5-10 years, recent reports show.
Apple warned investors it could face penalties from the Europe's probe into its tax deals. Financial Times reports.
Sure it was a tough quarter but the Fed really muddied the waters with its latest statement, says Ron Insana.
The first-quarter gross domestic product report put several dents in popular Wall Street economic narratives, none of which bode well for growth.
After the seizure of a Maersk cargo ship by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, shipping experts said the action could destabilize global relations if repeated.
Marine Le Pen told CNBC that the tense talks over Greece's debt deal have revealed the "real face" of European Union.
As Prime Minister Abe embarks on a historic trip to the United States, hopes are high for a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Iran's abrupt seizure of a commercial vessel in the Persian Gulf raises a question of who ordered the taking of the Maersk Tigris, and why?
U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to quickly conclude talks over a contested trade deal.
Abe Shinzo will address Congress on Wednesday and lay out his vision for Japan-US relations. Can he revitalize Japan Inc.'s image in Asia?
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