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Eric Sprott, CEO at Sprott Asset Management explains why promises of money printing by the Bank of Japan's new leadership isn't enough reason to buy Japanese stocks.
China's new leader Xi Jinping arrives in Russia on Friday for his first overseas trip, with an elusive gas deal expected to be high on the agenda.
The BlackBerry Z10 hits store shelves Friday and there's a lot at stake for the company. But with the Android and iPhone -- is there even room for the new BlackBerry?
The new governor of the Bank of Japan says the central bank is ready to use all means available, including buying longer-term assets, to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Google's YouTube said the number of unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month has reached 1 billion.
The Cyprus bailout chaos serves as a stark reminder that fundamental issues in the world economy are not yet fixed, said CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands.
Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard won a leadership contest on Thursday unopposed, although analysts said vote was unlikely to end damaging internal divisions with a risk that elections scheduled for September may have to be held earlier.
China has to meet high standards if it wants to join the U.S.-led trade negotiations with Asia Pacific economies, Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis told CNBC.
A group of Suntech Power lenders want the Chinese solar panel maker's main unit declared insolvent, a sign Beijing is losing support for the industry.
A Chinese Internet address was the source of a cyberattack on one of the South Korean companies hit in a massive computer shutdown that affected five other banks or companies, initial findings indicated Thursday. The Associated Press reports.
North Korea's supreme military command said on Thursday its "precision attack" weapons have U.S. navy bases in Guam and Okinawa in their sights and will attack them if it is provoked.
Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector picked up in March, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed, recovering from a holiday-driven dip the month before but still short of January's strong performance.
Haruhiko Kuroda, the new Bank of Japan Governor, holds his first press conference on Thursday, with media reports suggesting he will use the opportunity to unveil a major departure in monetary policy.
The newly appointed U.S. Treasury secretary "pressed hard" in meetings with Chinese leaders over alleged Chinese cyber attacks aimed at stealing commercial secrets from American companies, according to U.S. officials. The Financial Times reports.
Haruhiko Kuroda has long been frustrated with Japan's poor economic performance. Now, as the Bank of Japan's new governor, he can do something about it.
Samsung recently introduced a new line of smart TVs that will make the TV interface more like a mobile device.
Computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters crashed Wednesday, prompting speculation of a cyberattack by North Korea.
Extreme bearish forecasts for iron ore prices to drop to as low as $70 a metric ton are an overreaction to the oversupply situation in the sector, said the CEO of the world's fourth largest iron ore producer.
The Indian government said on Wednesday it was still able to pass reform legislation in parliament, a day after its biggest ally abruptly quit the ruling coalition.
Japanese government policies to help kickstart its economy and ease the burden of long-term deflation are "on the right path," BlackRock Chairman and Chief Executive Laurence Fink said.
Stephen Schwartz, Chief Economist for Asia at BBVA says that risky assets could see a bout of volatility when tapering happens.
Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should be careful before jumping into the stock, despite a 30% fall over the past two days.
Marty Mosby, Banking Analyst at Guggenheim Partners, tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the Volcker Rule has already been priced into banking stocks and interest rates.