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At least eighteen people were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides touched off by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of Hiroshima.
Fortescue said it has made further headway in paying down $12 billion in debt it amassed building the world's fourth-biggest iron ore mining company.
Japan exports rose 3.9 percent in July from the year ago period, data showed on Wednesday, compared with a Reuters forecast for a gain of 3.8 percent.
PM Modi sought suggestions to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that is in line with a new, open style of governance.
Shinzo Abe is one of Japan's most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics.
Woodside Petroleum Ltd delivered a 27 percent rise in half-year net profit on Wednesday, in line with market forecasts.
Indonesia is expected to take a third less of the fuel this year as demand from mining falters and biodiesel use in transport and industry grows.
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.
OCBC's planned rights issue to finance its pricey Wing Hang Bank acquisition has reassured the market, but now it must overcome skepticism.
China—a low-cost maker of goods—is falling behind in the manufacturing race as wages and energy costs soar.
Despite a slew of measures aimed at damping runaway Hong Kong home prices, some market segments are heating up again, possibly spurring further curbs.
AirAsia Bhd's group chief executive, Tony Fernandes, dismissed a media report that the Malaysian carrier is weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc.
RBA sees significant uncertainties around the economic outlook, which was why interest rates were likely to stay at record lows for some time yet.
New Zealand will post smaller than expected budget surpluses over the coming four years as the economy grows more slowly and the tax take shrinks.
PetroChina is reviewing its multi-billion-dollar push to produce liquefied natural gas(LNG) to fuel trucks and ships in place of diesel.
QBE Insurance Group, Australia's biggest insurer by premium income, announced plans to partially float its mortgage insurance business and a $750 million.
Jiang Lu is the proud owner of a 450 square foot apartment. She invested her life savings and took advantage of easier mortgages to buy her new home.
When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and keep the remainder alive.
Retired Chinese military officers are questioning whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war.
China's government may be getting more concerned about the impact of unrest on social and economic stability.
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Until a clearer picture emerges in the case of Greece, the euro will likely continue to stumble, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.
For oil markets right now, a return of Iranian supply is a bigger worry than geopolitical risks, says Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight.