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The U.S. dollar hit a five-year high against the yen on Friday amid talk that the Fed could start tapering as soon as next week’s policy meeting.
After this year's stellar rally in Japan's once-lethargic shares, is it time to start shifting bets to the region's other sleeping giant, China?
On average, Australians enjoy the highest inheritance payouts worldwide at roughly half a million dollars per person, HSBC has found.
China's still relatively closed financial system could become fully liberalized over the next decade, the Bank of England said.
After raising $25 million at its inaugural auction in China earlier this year, Christie's will tackle another first next week: an auction in India.
China has "substantial evidence" against chipmaker Qualcomm in an antitrust probe, state media on Thursday quoted a senior official at the price regulator as saying.
The window is set to open again on Greater China, the world's largest IPO market. Market reforms have some 760 companies lined up to go public next month.
The CEO of mobile dating app Tinder has revealed plans to expand into China within a year -- a move that would involve a significant shift in strategy.
The Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe when it comes to mergers and acquisition, taking second place this year to North America.
Markets are underestimating China's 2014 growth potential, say analysts at Deutsche Bank, whose forecast is far above consensus expectations.
The stockpiling of cabbage is a vestigial impulse that speaks to an era of scarcity that still haunts Chinese of a certain age. The NYT reports.
Hong Kong's market for initial public offerings (IPOs) looks like it's kicking into gear, just as the year winds down.
India's rioters were incensed over the eating of beef, which the country's majority Hindus have considered sacrilegious for at least a thousand years.
Malaysia’s stock market has outperformed Southeast Asian peers this year, with the benchmark index hitting a record, but can its rise continue?
Apple's share in China's smartphone market leapt in October, making the iPhone maker the third-largest smartphone player in the mainland.
The use of the yuan in cross-border trade settlements is set to grow by 50 percent to 6 trillion yuan in 2014, according to Deutsche Bank.
Deaths of Chinese laborers raised questions about long working hours and harsh working conditions at manufacturing company, Pegatron. The NYT reports.
WeChat now has 272 million global monthly active users, quickly becoming the news source of choice for savvy mobile users in China.
Chinese IPOs heat up...again! Massive growth potential, dissipated transparency issues, and a batch of positive deals have all helped.
With the new year in sight, a number of themes are set to grip Asia in 2014 including housing prices, the Chinese stock market and social unrest.
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The launch of the iPhone 6 on September 9 could give Chinese exports a much-needed boost, according to a new report from the Bank of America Merill Lynch. CNBC's Julia Wood has more.
Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan from 1997 to 1999, outlines his estimates for the yen moving ahead. He also discusses the issue of wage growth in Japan.
Apart from a record death toll, the recent outbreak is hurting the economies in West Africa, says Grant Hill-Cawthorne, Lecturer in Communicable Disease Epidemiology at The University of Sydney.