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  • Ford CEO brushes off China slowdown fears Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    Ford CEO Alan Mulally said on Tuesday he was not overly concerned about a slowdown in growth in China, stressing it is still a "tremendous" market for the group.

  • Four reasons not to ‘throw in the towel’ on India Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:17 PM ET

    Rapid rupee depreciation and sluggish economic activity have dashed hopes for a turnaround in India's economy. But, according to Credit Suisse, it's not all gloom and doom for the country.

  • Heywood’s family seeks compensation from China Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 10:30 PM ET
    Former senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai

    The family of a British businessman murdered by the wife of a powerful Chinese politician seeks compensation for his death, criticizing China's government for ignoring their pleas.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate tax cut as a way to offset the potential economic drag of a planned two-stage hike in the sales tax.

  • Health-care cost fix? Deport fat migrants Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Nearly a third of New Zealand's adult population is overweight, in an effort to solve the obesity epidemic and combat rising health costs, the country is deporting its fat people.

  • Hiking Japan’s sales tax: why it’s now or never Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Disappointing second-quarter growth figures from Japan may have heightened calls for the government to delay a controversial hike in the country's consumption tax, but analysts argue that now remains the best time to deliver the measure.

  • Why a Rudd win could mean more drubbing for Aussie Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 4:01 AM ET
    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

    With opinion polls indicating a win for the opposition Liberal-National coalition party, financial markets are, pricing in the likelihood of a change in government.

  • Is the worst over for the Singapore economy? Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 1:25 AM ET

    Singapore's GDP for the second quarter of the year was revised higher on Monday, leading some analyst to suggest the economy's gloomy times could soon be over.

  • Here's the missing piece in Japan's growth puzzle Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 1:05 AM ET

    Japan's disappointing growth figures for the second quarter highlight the absence of a factor crucial to a sustained revival: turnaround in corporate investment.

  • Japan's soaring national debt, already more than twice the size of its economy, has reached a new milestone, surpassing one quadrillion yen. The New York Times reports.

  • Chinese consumers are responding to a powerful new marketing tactic that plays to a widespread fear of food contamination - the promise of safe groceries sold online.

  • General Motors plans pullout from South Korea Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 8:46 PM ET
    General Motors (GM) Chevrolet automobiles in Incheon, South Korea.

    General Motors Co. has begun cutting its presence in South Korea after mounting labor costs and militant unionism triggered a rethink of its reliance on the country.

  • Japan misses growth forecast in the second quarter Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:56 PM ET

    Japan's economy logged a third quarter of growth in the April to June quarter, but the increase was much smaller than expected.

  • Twitter counters Murdoch in heated Aussie election Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    Rupert Murdoch's crusade to oust Kevin Rudd in Australia's general election has given rise to a heated social media campaign inside a campaign, as Twitter, Facebook and other digital platforms become the weapons used by some to try to outflank Murdoch's "old media".

  • China investigates Sanofi for alleged bribery Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 6:55 AM ET

    China has started investigating French drugmaker Sanofi for allegedly bribing more than 500 Chinese doctors with about 1.7 million yuan ($277,600) of payments to raise sales, China's Xinhua state news agency said on Saturday.

  • Japan's growth chugs along, thanks to consumers Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 3:26 AM ET
    Shoppers and tourists walk through a shopping street in front of the Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.

    The rapid growth that Japan experienced in the first quarter of this year likely continued into the second quarter on strong consumer spending even as the pace of recovery slowed, say economists.

  • China data blitz points to stabilizing economy Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    A flurry of data out of China on Friday broadly painted an upbeat picture of the world's second largest economy, which appears to be stabilizing after two years of slowing growth.

  • Product ban? Samsung won't be sweating it Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 1:14 AM ET

    A victory for Apple at Friday's International Trade Commission ruling is likely to have little impact on Samsung Electronics' market share and stock performance, according to industry experts.

  • How you can trade this hotly-contested election Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 12:32 AM ET

    As Australia faces the most hotly-contested federal election in recent memory, markets are looking to position their trades ahead of a vote that could end of years of a minority government.

  • The battered Aussie dollar is a popular short for currency traders at the moment, but one economist says the market has got it wrong and the Aussie is, in fact, a 'screaming buy.'

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