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A surge in option market bets on Sony just before a large hedge fund investor announced a big stake has raised concerns that some traders may have had advance word of the news.
A victory by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan's general election has lifted stocks to an all-time high - a sign that investors, which include Goldman Sachs and Mark Mobius of Templeton, are betting on further market gains.
Australia's Labor government delayed its promise to return the country to a budget surplus. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports live from Canberra.
Hedge fund titan David Tepper said he's still bullish on stocks and investors shouldn't worry about the Fed tapering its massive bond-buying program.
BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-tier smartphone device with a physical keyboard and said its make-or-break new devices had put the company back on "solid ground."
Australia's Labor government on Tuesday used the last budget before national elections to delay a long-promised return to surplus, blaming a stubbornly high Australian dollar and lower commodity prices for a dramatic fall in revenues.
India's headline inflation, which eased to its lowest level since 2009 in April, was cheered by economists who believe the doors are now open for greater support by the country's central bank.
Japan's radical monetary policies has created the most volatile government bond market in the world, analysts say.
Sharp said it expects to rebound to an operating profit in the year to March 31 as it battles to remain viable after averting failure last year.
American hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb, known for starting big fights, has called for a breakup of Sony. The New York Times reports.
Australia's government is expected to unveil a big budget deficit when it delivers its federal budget later on Tuesday.
Gold imports into the world's largest consumer of the precious metal surged 138 percent in April, widening the already ballooning current account and trade deficits. But, economists say this could be a one-off.
According to local media reports, China could lower its official growth forecast to 7 percent next year – a move that suggests Beijing is growing more comfortable with slower pace of growth.
The fall of the Aussie below parity against the U.S. dollar may not be the start of a downtrend for this resilient currency.
Property conglomerate Cheung Kong said on Monday it will cancel sales of hotel units at a Hong Kong project after regulators ruled the deals were unauthorized investments.
A young U.S. engineer found dead in his Singapore flat last year had accessed several websites on suicide and depression, a lawyer for the city state said. The Financial Times reports.
As markets await Treasurer Wayne Swan to unveil the country's budget later on Tuesday, CNBC's Matthew Taylor investigates why its unlikely for the government to deliver a surplus this year.
Thousands of private messages sent between users of Bloomberg's financial terminals have leaked online.
The Treasury's strategy seems to be that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand whatever negative impacts that may come from a stronger dollar against the yen, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The world's two biggest fashion retailers backed an accord aimed at preventing a repeat of last month's collapse of a Bangladesh factory building.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, discuss latest news from Barclays' plans to overhaul the structure of its investment bank.
Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, explains why he thinks China's gross domestic product (GDP) may come in well below 7 percent.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.