The Bank of Japan ended a two-day meeting on Wednesday with a decision to leave monetary policy unchanged and a promise to monitor volatile bond markets.» Read More
The Bank of Japan on Wednesday decided to keep monetary policy on hold, but one board member tried unsuccessfully to loosen the central bank's commitment to achieving its 2 percent inflation target within two years.
North America's largest chocolate manufacturer Hershey's is veering away from tradition to bite into the world's fastest growing candy market with the launch of a new milk candy made especially for China.
Kyle Bass hopes he is wrong, and so may everyone else, as the danger predicted by the founder of Dallas-based Hayman Capital is nothing less than a full blown financial crisis in Japan. The Financial Times reports.
New house prices in 70 major cities rose by an average of 4.3 percent in April from a year earlier, accelerating from 3.1 percent in March. The Financial Times reports.
Exports rose less than expected in April from a year earlier due to weak demand, underscoring the limitations of a weak yen in bolstering the trade sector.
According to this expert the rally in gold over several years was based on a misunderstanding, which is only now getting cleared.
Sony shareholders will be able to gauge CEO Kazuo Hirai's response to activist investor Dan Loeb's proposal to break up the company when he gives an update on his revival strategy at a press briefing on Wednesday.
The H7N9 virus appears to have been brought under control in China largely due to restrictions at bird markets, but caused some $6.5 billion in losses to the economyy.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
A proposal to cleave the roles of chairman and CEO at banking giant JPMorgan Chase was defeated in a narrow shareholder vote on Tuesday.
BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.
As investors and analysts size up Yahoo's latest $1.1 billion acquisition, it is worth reflecting on the GeoCities deal, which has many similarities, the NYT reports.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.
Australia's dollar has received its fair share of whacking lately and perhaps it's time to give the currency a bit of a break, currency strategists say.
The low-cost advantage that China once enjoyed (at least in the East Coast cities called the Gold Coast) is starting to fade.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is not expected to make significant changes at this week's monetary-policy meeting, although policymakers could use the opportunity to calm fears in the bond market.
Reports that China may step up the diversification of its huge foreign exchange reserves is not great news for U.S. Treasurys, already under pressure from talk about an easing in the Fed's bond-buying program.
A measure of Australian consumer confidence fell sharply in May as households reacted negatively to the government's budget announcement, even after a cut in interest rates to a record low.
Alan Bowman, Regional VP for Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft Asia Pacific, explains why the company thinks its new game console product can take a bigger space in consumers' living rooms.
Some of Asia's most successful entrepreneurs confess to their most common mistakes.
The Australian dollar has had a swift, hard fall and now Goldman Sachs is predicting it could fall to as low as $0.80.
More fund managers are growing increasingly bearish on the outlook for China, believing "a hard landing" for the economy and a "commodity collapse" are currently the biggest tail risks facing markets, a monthly survey by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch show
Japan surpassed expectations in the first quarter, expanding at its fastest pace in a year, but an important pillar of growth was missing.
John Rogers, President and CEO of CFA talks the importance of creating a professional standard in the financial industry.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO of Rogers Investment Advisors talks Sony and Japanese economic reforms.
Rob Ryan, Director, Market Strategy, APAC at RBS see USD/JPY movements as primarily a U.S. rates story. Uwe Parpart of Reorient Financial Markets joins the conversation.