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Betting on yen weakness has been touted as the trade of the year, but analysts are starting to question if the popular wager is losing its luster.
Global miner Rio Tinto signaled it has given up hope of ditching its Pacific Aluminium business, as it reported an 18 percent drop in first-half underlying earnings.
By refraining from adding further to its unprecedented monetary stimulus, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has signaled increasing confidence in the nation's economic recovery, analysts told CNBC.
The Bank of Japan is to maintain its massive monetary stimulus on Thursday while board debates whether growing signs from prices justify offering a rosier view on the economy.
Chinese scientists have discovered the first case of human-to-human transmission of the H7N9 bird flu.
The latest in a slew of safety-related problems involving the pickup is a seat belt issue that could increase the risk of injuries and even fatalities in the event of a collision.
Wal-Mart Stores is considering making a bid for the Hong Kong supermarket business being sold by a company controlled by Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing, according to sources.
Two Chinese judges and an official of the Shanghai high court have been expelled from the Communist Party and dismissed from their jobs after being seen on video apparently consorting with prostitutes in glitzy nightclubs, the New York Times reports.
The appointment of a new head of the Indian central bank seems like a promising step, but Raghuram Rajan has his work cut out for him.
The recent rebound in China's equities has generated some optimism that the country's beleaguered stock market may be set for a turnaround.
The downward spiral in the Indian rupee poses a big threat to the country's equity market, says one expert, noting that continued weakness could prompt foreigners to flee stocks.
Standard Chartered says it remains committed to South Korea, even after $1 billion hit from writedowns in the country.
New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative said on Wednesday it had been fined NZ$900,000 ($705,000) by China's top economic planning agency.
Abe is expected to call for a stronger response to try to stop highly radioactive water leaking into the ocean from the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
Chinese travelers make up a sizeable group of consumers and talk of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy could make countries dependent on China tourism receipts nervous.
Hari Krishnan, MD of APAC & Japan, LinkedIn, identifies expanding it's member base in Asia as the networking website's top priorities this quarter.
Billionaire investor Dan Loeb's Third Point is taking a "wait-and-see approach" after Sony on Monday evening rejected its plan to spin off the company's entertainment business.
The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.
India named Raghuram Rajan, a former IMF chief economist who in 2005 predicted the global financial crisis, to lead its central bank as the country struggles to defend a rupee that hit a record low on Tuesday.
Emerging middle class-consumers in countries such as India and China are pushing up prices for everything from food to diamonds.
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