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Hedge fund managers like Eton Park and Eclectica are still bullish on Japan despite a painful start to the year.
Shares of Japanese railroad and hotel operator Seibu Holdings popped over 5 percent after debuting at its initial public offering (IPO) price of 1,600 yen per share, the lower end of its indicative range.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for a fourth straight month in April, a private survey showed on Wednesday, but the reading showed an improvement from March.
A meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week may give pacific trade talks a much-needed boost.
The United States said on Tuesday it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test.
The Japanese yen's safe-haven status may be in jeopardy as rising import costs continue to eat into the country's current account, analysts say.
Despite economic hopes for India's Narenda Modi, experts say it's too early to tell what kind of changes he'll bring.
Older villagers knew the eel fisherman's boy who would become one of China's most fearsome men. "All three brothers were good people," said a neighbor.
Although estimates on Alibaba's worth vary widely, market analysts agree Alibaba Group's IPO will be a blockbuster—and that's good news for Yahoo.
After the Spectrum sweater factory collapsed in 2005, killing 64 workers, hardly anything changed to improve factory safety in Bangladesh.
Following the stellar debut of Weibo, Chairman Charles Chao said that in retrospect the initial public offering was priced too low.
With Chinese tourists venturing ever further afield, Chinese tycoon Huang Nubo is betting they'll start adding Scandinavia to their bucket lists.
Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.
Prosecutors believe a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of children and their teachers last week capsized after turning at too high a speed.
Five Southeast Asia countries are set to bridge China and India - Asia's two largest economies - according to analysts at ANZ bank.
As Obama visits, Japan is accelerating the pace of negotiations on economic partnerships to open its economy further, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Ford says the key to its success in the market has been its wide range of product offerings that allow it to effectively target first-time buyers.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further strain ties with China and South Korea.
A safety issue involving a Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday may highlight investor sensitivity towards airplane incidents after the disappearance of MH370, analysts say.
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Craig James, chief economist at Comm Sec, says strong growth in Australia's housing sector may be able to offset weakness in the mining industry.
While the outlook for Wall Street remains optimistic, more U.S. investors are playing a "central bank trade" by moving into markets like Japan, says Tim Edwards, director of Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Nitin Jain, CEO, Retail Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says the fact that the interest rate cut came so soon after the announcement of India's budget caught stock markets by surprise.