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Asia will spearhead the rise in global stock markets from now until the end of the year, according to a worldwide Reuters poll.
Strong export numbers from Japan are a hopeful sign for the success of the country's economic policies but it's still early days to say that the country's export sector has turned a corner, analysts say.
Hong Kong's central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.
As investors prepare for the Federal Reserve's slow exit from its extraordinary easing measures, emerging markets are taking perhaps the biggest hit.
Asia's emerging markets have been among the worst hit in the recent rout in global stocks, but Goldman Sachs advocates buying Seoul stocks now, on the basis that the market will fare well in a rising rate environment.
Japan's trade data is expected to show a rise in exports and a pick-up in domestic consumption that could offer Japan's radical economic policies a respite amid recent bad press.
Rising home prices in China make it difficult to loosen monetary policy in a bid to boost growth, say analysts.
A recent spate of Chinese officials have found themselves ensnared by extortion schemes that leverage the public's mounting disgust for wayward behavior, the NYT reports.
This week, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui will meet North Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan in Beijing.
China's house prices rose at the fastest pace this year in May, though the pace of gains eased from the previous month, highlighting the dilemma facing the central bank.
China remains one of Asia's worst-performing stock markets this year, but there are reasons to believe the prevailing downtrend for the long-time laggard may be coming to an end.
China's government has been buying shares in the country's four big banks, a move analysts expect to continue until jitters about high interbank lending rates and the economic outlook ease.
Emerging markets may have taken a vicious battering on fears the Federal Reserve may soon remove the easy money punch bowl, but a turnaround in sentiment this week could be as equally dramatic.
Financial instability in China, stemming from its vast shadow banking sector, is a lurking threat for the world's second largest economy, says World Bank.
The U.S.-based hedge fund on Tuesday said it has raised its stake in Sony and urged the Japanese electronics giant to spin-off its entertainment business.
An Australian theme park, is one of the more unusual attempts by Australia to win a slice of the world's largest outbound tourism market.
Renowned investor, Anthony Bolton is set to retire from Fidelity next year after three decades working in the fund management industry, ending his career with what he described as "disappointing" returns for investors.
China's government has stepped up efforts to lift confidence in the country's flagging stock markets by buying more shares in the four biggest commercial banks.
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who exposed the U.S. government's top-secret surveillance programs, fought back against his critics on Monday and denied allegations that he was a spy for China.
Asian currencies have been battered lately by talk of the U.S. Federal tapering its massive stimulus program and analysts expect the pummeling to continue.