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Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing to 31 the number of deaths from the mysterious H7N9 virus.
Rumors that George Soros was planning shorts on the Australia dollar has taken the wind out of the robust currency, fueling bearish sentiment on the Aussie.
Nikkei stock index is back on a tear. The index surged past the 14,000 level for the first time in nearly five years on Tuesday, boosted by weakness in the yen.
European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi's latest comments that further monetary easing in the euro area is possible is making euro bulls think twice, say currency analysts.
Australian exports to China jumped to a record high in March as miners shipped a lot more iron ore, a sign of resilient demand in the Asian giant.
Benchmark U.S. crude prices may test $100 a barrel this week boosted by forecast-beating job numbers and as renewed tensions in the Middle East stoke fears of supply disruptions.
China is leading an effort to water down the World Bank's most popular research report, where the country scored low rankings for its bureaucracy and tax system, in a test of the institution's new president. The FT reports.
China has vowed to crack down on companies that have been secretly channeling cash into the country. The Financial Times reports.
The Pentagon has accused the Chinese government and military of conducting computer-based sabotage, including efforts to steal information from federal agencies.
Wealthy Chinese are on a global shopping spree. Along with handbags, art and condos, they're also buying foreign visas.
Some small businesses provoked skepticism, but the public embraced them and the entrepreneurs who backed them had the last laugh. Here are 10 small businesses founded on unorthodox ideas.
Retail investors loaded up on Apple last month. So much so that the stock now has more ownership than ever in the history of TD Ameritrade.
There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
April just wasn't meant to be the month for the dollar to push decisively above 100 yen. Perhaps May will be.
After Malaysia's ruling coalition won a tightly-fought election on Monday, analysts are turning bullish on the country's currency, expecting the ringgit to strengthen.
Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday.
A Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) meeting on Tuesday is expected to be one of the main highlights for Asian markets this week, with traders split as to whether the central bank will deliver an interest rate cut to boost economic growth.
Malaysia's financial markets witnessed a historic day Monday as the benchmark stock index soared to an all-time high after the country's ruling coalition returned to power.
The latest reports say that satellites may have picked up data 'pings' from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, for at least five hours after the plane lost communication. NBC's Tom Costello reports on the latest developments in the disappearance of MH370.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will be extended and major search aircrafts and vessels have been redeployed to the Straits of Malacca and Indian ocean. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.
Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia, Prudential, says Prudential's long-term focus is what helped the firm stay afloat amid challenging economic conditions. The group's Asia business delivered strong results for 2013, with operating profits up 16 percent.