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TOKYO— Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to a near six-year low, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday. The September figures took Japan's trade deficit in the first half of the fiscal year to 5.53 trillion yen, up 8.6 percent from a year earlier. Japan's economic recovery has slowed in recent...
Chinese stocks wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday, the first trading session after a week-long holiday closure.
The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Sweden's crown fell to a two-month low against the euro after the country elected a minority government.
China's economy is set to suffer a further slowdown in 2015 as rebalancing pains become more acute.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is back in "whatever it takes" mode to stimulate the sputtering economy and Asian markets are set to benefit.
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi appears to be implementing his own three-pronged plan to rescue the euro zone economy.
The ECB meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to recovery, inflation and the sluggish pace of reform.
A downturn in China's once red-hot property market poses one of the greatest threats to the world's second biggest economy.
The Chinese government launched a "fresh round of mini-stimulus" to counter growth headwinds, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report.
As China's recovery loses momentum, expectations are growing that Beijing will unleash fresh stimulus to ensure delivery on its growth target.
Come Thursday, markets will be digesting a new round of manufacturing data from China, when HSBC releases the flash estimate of the PMI for August.
Japan's economy is expected to have lost all ground owing to the April consumption tax hike, which looks to have thrown its recovery off its tracks.
European benchmarks closed higher, although gains were capped by weakness seen in the Italian and Spanish markets.
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China posted better-than-expected GDP figures, but economists say there's little evidence of progress in rebalancing its economic growth model.
Commerzbank may pay between $600 and $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with countries under U.S. sanctions, sources said.