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Early Friday, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Fukushima prefecture in Japan which hosts Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc's nuclear power station.
The weak yen may have come too late to convince manufacturers to keep production in Japan and Nissan will stick with its plans to localize its auto plants.
The Fed's surprise decision to not taper has given emerging market assets a shot in the arm, with strategists now forecasting a multi-week rally.
Although the Rupiah has dipped in recent weeks, passengers are still flying from Jakarta to Singapore, now the world's fastest-growing air route.
Housing prices in China's cities soared nearly 20 percent in August, the steepest increase on record since the government changed its policies.
China's property sector likely faces more cooling measures after prices rose in August, but economists say the next step will be to strike a delicate balance.
China's second richest tycoon, Zong Qinghou, was attacked near his home in Zhejiang, Xinhua and suffered serious injuries to his hand.
Excitement over a free trade zone in Shanghai has reached fever pitch in recent weeks but signs of waning enthusiasm have left some investors wondering – is Shanghai's free trade zone really a game changer?
New Zealand's property market is a key concern but the bubble will likely deflate over the next few years, said New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Bill English.
Business sentiment among Asia's top companies deteriorated in the third quarter, ending three consecutive quarters of improving sentiment.
New home prices in China rose in 69 of 70 major cities in August from the previous year, official data showed on Wednesday, same showing as in July, backing the case for more cooling measures from the government.
Despite the rupee crisis, India's corporate sector remains blessed by the continued faith of foreign investors in many of its leading companies.
When Aussies ring the support center, the voice at the other end of the line is from New Zealand, where call centers have been gaining clients from Australia.
Eiji Toyoda, who as a member of Toyota Motor’s founding family and an architect of its method that helped turned the automaker into a global powerhouse, died on Tuesday.
Investors appear to have had a sudden change of heart – emerging market equities have come back with a vengeance over the past three weeks, outperforming global stocks.
China's crackdown on luxury goods has hit the world's luxury goods industry but Burberry remains confident of the potential of emerging markets.
The Devil, it seems, wears anything but Prada in the eyes of Chinese bloggers determined to expose corrupt officials flashing labels way past their pay grades.
Market euphoria has driven Australian shares to fresh multi-year highs but analysts warn that investors should remain cautious.
China's diamond market has steadily gobbled up market share from gold and far outstripping the growth rate in China's $76 billion jewelry sector.
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