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In a break from months of sabre rattling, China under new President Xi Jinping appears to be moderating its approach to a potentially explosive territorial dispute with Japan and taking measures to prevent accidental conflict.
The Bank of Japan welcomes a new governor this week, the Bank of England might get a new pro-growth mandate and the Federal Reserve is likely to stick like glue to its aggressive bond-buying program. Together, the three events speak volumes about the balance of risks in a global economy.
Dow Jones & Co said it found no sign of impropriety at its China operations, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a whistleblower had accused Journal employees of bribing Chinese officials for information.
Some big names in investing are saying the great gold rally is over, but these experts see central banks cutting interest rates, and beg to differ.
To celebrate Twitter's 7th birthday, we thought we'd share seven facts about the micro-blogging site that most people don't know.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday ensuring economic growth was the top priority for his government. He also called for an end to a cyber-hacking row with the United States.
Samsung launched its latest salvo against Apple in the war for global smartphone dominance. What does it mean for Apple?
China re-appointed Zhou Xiaochuan as central bank governor on Saturday, a move to ensure policy continuity and to deepen market-based reforms needed to sustain long-term economic growth.
There's a fine line between “innovation” and “eyesore” when it comes to cars. CNBC.com presents a list of 10 models whose designers should have been shamed back to the drafting table.
Right now, China's energy-hungry economy appears more important to oil markets than instability in crude-producing countries. Yet analysts say the world's second-largest economy has less pull on market prices than it did even a few short years ago.
Prime Minister Shinzo said Japan will join talks on a Pacific trade pact that would open up protected industries.
Asian equities could deliver gains of 20 percent by the end of the year, according to HSBC.
China's legislature formally chose Li Keqiang as premier on Friday, installing an English-speaking bureaucrat as the man in charge of the economy and its aim of reviving growth through consumer-led expansion.
A surprise jump in Australia's job numbers in February, the biggest increase in over a decade, had many market watchers close the door on more rate cuts, but one economist says the possibility of easing stays alive.
Investors dumped shares in Samsung Electronics just hours after the South Korean tech giant unveiled its flagship new phone, the Galaxy S4. Here's why.
Mike Sinnett, vice president & 787 chief project engineer, says he's hopeful that the 787 Dreamliner aircraft can resume flying in another few weeks after its battery issues.
Hong Kong plays host to a different type of art fair this weekend - one aimed at regular folks.
"Abenomics" will not be able to achieve the two percent inflation target in Japan, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Friday.
Japan's parliament approved Haruhiko Kuroda as the Bank of Japan's next governor on Friday, setting the stage for the central bank to embark on more vigorous monetary easing once the new chief takes over next week.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box recaps what made headlines this past week
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC says investors should look beyond tapering and also pay attention to underlying growth dynamics.
Hao Hong, MD of Research & Chief Strategist at Bank of Communications International, says the real test of Chinese reform is whether the government can sit tight if growth falls below 7% in 2014.
Jay Srivatsa, Managing Director of Chardan Capital Markets, thinks the tech rally still has legs but says bigger returns will come from smaller cap names.