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If the first two days of China's annual Golden Week holidays are anything to go by, consumer confidence in the world's second-largest economy is strong.y is strong.
Some Australians watching the US federal government shutdown unfold might compare with the supply crisis of November 1975 in Australia
In almost every crisis, someone stands to profit and the big winners in the rupee's decline are the politicians. The GP reports.
The Bank of Japan reiterates its upbeat view that the economy is strong enough to weather 2014's tax hike without additional monetary policy measures.
China's plan for a property database has stalled amid resistance from local governments, highlighting the problems faced in fighting corruption.
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday said another tank holding highly contaminated water is leaking.
Just a decade from now, some global industry leaders could be firms you may not have heard of, based in cities you probably haven't visited before.
The Chinese authorities have issued instructions how to be "civilized" tourists, to ensure Chinese travelers don't give the country a bad name.
Singaporean corporations are more naive in their approach to anti-fraud and corruption practices in comparison to the rest of Asia, a survey found.
Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident and legal rights activist, will be joining The Witherspoon Institute, a conservative think tank.
Perhaps Australia's central bank is close to ending its cycle of rate cuts. That's the talk after the latest central bank meeting.
The Asian Development Bank lowered its growth forecasts for emerging nations in the region and called for more changes to support the local economies.
A lack of detail about how the government will buffer the economy from a rise in sales tax adds pressure on the BoJ to step up its monetary stimulus.
Indonesian shares have been among the hardest-hit by recent market volatility, but some pockets still offer value, analysts said.
Workers who sit along a production line today are mostly men, unlike the 90s, where the industry was dominated by young Chinese women. The FT reports.
The world's largest economies are struggling to maximize the long-term economic potential of their labor forces, according to a new report.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for a cut in the country's corporate tax rate while confirming a hike in the sales tax.
India's "cloudy" outlook might pull the economy out of its doldrums, as a solid monsoon season may provide a boost, Credit Suisse said.
If recent weaker-than-expected economic data from Singapore is anything to go by, the city-state is heading for a quarterly growth contraction, economists say.
Tuesday marks the start of Golden Week in China, a week-long national holiday during which millions of mainlanders set off on vacation.
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Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, says tougher sanctions on Russia won't affect the Italian economy.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.
David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia, discusses the bank's decision to offload a $1.2 billion portfolio of distressed British loans.