Oil prices fell after hitting 2015-highs in the previous session as traders moved to take profits on a multi-week rally.» Read More
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) may have removed its easing bias, but that's not enough to avert a slide in the Aussie dollar, analysts say.
Indonesia's economy stumbled, with first-quarter growth below expectations, amid signs the government's stimulation efforts may be falling short.
The dollar edged higher in thin trading after a two-week drop tied to data suggesting the U.S. economy might be stabilizing.
The greenback reversed earlier losses to trade higher against a basket of currencies on Thursday.
WTI closed up 1.79 percent, helped by a weaker dollar and bets that a supply glut would ease.
The yen pushed higher on Thursday after the BOJ kept policy unchanged and held off from expanding its monetary stimulus.
Iron-ore's plunge has put Western Australia's credit rating under pressure, but that's not likely to imperil Australia's AAA just yet, analysts said.
The death of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, may have spurred an unusual side effect: the city-state’s consumers now feel more confident.
Asian stocks traded higher across the board on Wednesday, with bourses in Japan and Shanghai closing at new multi-year highs.
Gold steadied below $1,200 an ounce after its biggest one-day drop in a week, remaining under pressure as the dollar rose.
The dollar rose broadly, with the euro sliding more than half a percent against the U.S currency, on growing concern that Greece may default on debts.
The last time Western Australia was engaged in a dispute with Canberra of this magnitude was during the 1930s Depression. The Financial Times reports.
Brent crude oil hit 2015 highs above $63, and analysts said more price rises were likely despite market oversupply.
The dollar traded lower across the board after an earlier rebound versus the euro amid the ECB's reiteration of its dovish stance on monetary policy.
The dollar tumbled after five straight days of gains, as investors took advantage of weaker-than-expected retail sales to lighten hefty positions.
China's economic growth for the first quarter of 2015 could well hit a multi-year low, experts say.
Singapore central bank calls don't usually spur much excitement, but analysts are split on whether it may ease further after January's surprise move.
Gold edged lower as the dollar recovered, but uncertainty about the timing of a U.S. rate increase kept bullion not far from a 7 week high.
RBI's next policy move will be a close call with economists unsure whether the central bank will cut interest rates for the third time in four months.
Australia's economy is struggling as it grapples with the imminent end to its commodities boom, but one industry is flourishing thanks to China: tourism.