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BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.
As investors and analysts size up Yahoo's latest $1.1 billion acquisition, it is worth reflecting on the GeoCities deal, which has many similarities, the NYT reports.
Australia's dollar has received its fair share of whacking lately and perhaps it's time to give the currency a bit of a break, currency strategists say.
The low-cost advantage that China once enjoyed (at least in the East Coast cities called the Gold Coast) is starting to fade.
Some of Asia's most successful entrepreneurs confess to their most common mistakes.
The big divergence over the past few months in the direction of the S&P 500 and copper, which historically trade in tandem, has one strategist questioning which market is getting it wrong.
Reports that China may step up the diversification of its huge foreign exchange reserves is not great news for U.S. Treasurys, already under pressure from talk about an easing in the Fed's bond-buying program.
Australia's central bank felt it needed to cut interest rates at its May meeting because the economy was still growing at a below-potential pace and inflation was not a threat, minutes showed on Tuesday.
Nearly every rich country has gone through a "T-shirt phase" — an economic period in which poor farmers work in textile and apparel factories. Bangladesh is at the beginning of the race. The New York Times reports.
The silver chart shows that those who are wishing for a rise in the gold price will be disappointed. The silver downtrend will continue and gold will follow.
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their first meeting since Xi became president in March when they sit down for a June 7-8 summit in California.
Yahoo said Monday it will buy blogging website Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, in a bold move to make itself more relevant amid the explosion in social media on the Internet.
Bloomberg's scandal offers uncomfortable lessons in how we do business in a digital era. We're also more tolerant of leaving behind our electronic data, and not calling out missteps.
Japanese tourists to South Korea, the largest group of visitors to Asia's fourth largest economy last year, fell by 25 percent in the first quarter thanks to a falling yen. But not to worry - the Chinese are here.
The board of Yahoo agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, a signal of how the company plans to reposition, the NYT reports.
First it was gold, and now it's silver. The metal fell victim to heavy selling on Monday on U.S. dollar strength and as investors turned more cautious.
Morgan Stanley reckons the Hong Kong's stock market is poised to more than double to 50,000 by the end of 2015.
Thailand's economy contracted more than expected in January-March from the previous three months, which economists said raises the chances that this month will bring a rate cut..
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is not expected to make significant changes at this week's monetary-policy meeting, although policymakers could use the opportunity to calm fears in the bond market.
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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.