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China's Lenovo overtook U.S. tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) to become the No. 1 personal computer (PC) maker in the world, according to two technology research firms Gartner and IDC.
When it comes to investing in the Nikkei stock index, one bank remains unconvinced by Japan's recovery story.
Senators sought answers from Smithfield CEO on whether the its proposed sale to China's largest pork producer could hurt U.S. food safety and raise prices for American consumers.
Flight attendants aboard Asiana Flight 214 that still haven't been interviewed could help explain why the pilots initially told them not to evacuate the plane.
Shares in Hong Kong's Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group jumped as much as 16 percent on Wednesday after the world's largest jewelry retailer by market value reported strong revenue growth due to plummeting gold prices.
Rainstorms in China have sent Chinese traders on a global wheat-buying spree, providing support to global wheat prices. The Financial Times Reports.
U.S. appealed to China's self-interest on Wednesday with calls for deeper economic reforms including changes to the exchange rate policy and a halt to cyber theft of trade secrets.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods has created concern among some U.S. policymakers about the future of the pork industry and food safety.
Commodities have taken a beating lately from fears of a slowdown in China, but one battered metal could actually benefit from a hard landing in the world's second largest economy.
Masao Yoshida, a nuclear engineer who took charge of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant two years ago as multiple reactors spiraled out of control after a tsunami, died on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.
Copper has taken a beating in recent months, along with gold and other commodities. Now, analysts warn there is more pain ahead for the red metal.
Despite growing concerns that Australia is headed for a major downturn, economists say the "R" word doesn't mean recession, but rather a rebalancing of the economy that it needs.
Budget airline Air Asia X became the latest Asian firm to brave volatile market conditions to make its debut, even as many others have delayed listings or given up plans of capital raising altogether.
As weak economic data fan concerns about the outlook for the world's second biggest economy, just how much of a slowdown in growth is Beijing willing to tolerate?
China's dismal trade numbers for June far underperformed expectations, with exports and imports contracting last month against forecasts for a better performance compared to May.
Before his formal assumption of China's presidency, many hoped Xi would take steps to move China forward in areas on human rights and political reforms. The Global Post reports.
With IBM sued for wrongly termination, PM Abe is now faced with the issue of whether to make it easier for companies operating in Japan to fire workers.
Recent calm in the Japanese equity and bond markets means the Bank of Japan is unlikely to make significant changes at its two-day meeting starting Wednesday, analysts say.
As the investigation of the SF airline crash shifts to what happened inside the cockpit, a question is emerging: What role did Korean culture play?
A slowdown in China and a pullback in liquidity from the U.S. will negatively impact growth in Asia as the region tries to cope without the boost provided by these two.
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Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, says tougher sanctions on Russia won't affect the Italian economy.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.
David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia, discusses the bank's decision to offload a $1.2 billion portfolio of distressed British loans.