Hopes are high for Indonesia's Joko Widodo, and he now faces the task of implementing reforms while appeasing coalition partners.» Read More
The renewable fuel sector struggles to find its voice in a world of renewed popularity for oil and gas. One part of that aims to transform agriculture waste into fuel.
North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, a day after launching three of these missiles, a South Korean news agency said.
Cloud computing remains a major secular trend in technology, but investors may not fully appreciate the benefits for Amazon and Google.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 jolted northeastern Japan on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
High fees plus poor performance: The formula is pretty easy to determine what makes a bad mutual fund. Some, though, are worse than others.
China's housing inflation quickened in April, marking the fourth consecutive year-on-year rise and challenging Beijing's efforts to cool record home prices while supporting economic expansion.
Maritime pirates are honing their tactics and beefing up their weaponry. Here are the world’s most pirate-infested waters, and learn about individual attacks from each place.
Indonesia is ready for a sudden withdrawal of foreign funds from the country once major central banks around the world start unwinding their aggressive monetary stimulus, a senior Indonesian government official says.
In a week dominated by talk about when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start unwinding its massive monetary stimulus program, a raft of weak U.S. economic data have introduced an element of confusion into the markets.
Japanese core machinery orders jumped a bigger-than-expected 14.2 percent in March in a sign a weaker yen are making companies more confident about investing in equipment.
Vikram Pandit, the former Citigroup chief executive, has returned to banking by investing in an Indian financial services group that hopes to launch a new lender. The Financial Times reports.
Honda is returning to Formula One, confirming that it will renew its partnership with McLaren and supply the British team's engines from 2015. The Financial Times reports.
Foxconn has made substantial progress toward improving safety at its three Chinese plants, but it has not yet reduced the average workweek to the maximum allowed by Chinese law. The New York Times reports.
The paths of Japan and Europe, which have been the sick men of the world economy for years, diverged this week: Japan showed a robust first quarter growth while Europe fell deeper into recession. Will Europe learn from Japan? The NYT reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken charge of drawing up ambitious reform plans to revitalize the economy, shunning policy stimulus for fear it could worsen local government debt.
Overtaking Apple as the world's leading maker of smartphones has stretched Samsung's in-house supply lines, and the South Korean firm is now courting some of its rival's main parts suppliers.
Beaten-down gold just can't find any love. The yellow metal sold off for a sixth day, plunging nearly $30 at one point.
Hedge fund managers and investment gurus have to notify the SEC about their moves every quarter. Investors pore over this data in the belief the big fish have special insight.
A shareholder coup at newly merged commodities group Glencore Xstrata ousted chairman Sir John Bond on Thursday, along with all other former directors from Xstrata.
A wealthy Chinese businessman hired a crew to smash his Maserati with sledgehammers to protest poor customer service, but the story is similar to another incident. Is this a trend or a stunt?
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Adrian Vickers, Asian Studies Program Director at University of Sydney, discusses the threat from Prabowo's decision to challenge election results in the Constitutional Court.
Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, advises investors to sell the euro now as it will likely remain a casualty from geopolitical tensions.
Arthur Coviello, Executive Chairman of RSA Security, discusses news that cyber scammers are taking advantage of the MH17 tragedy to circulate malicious links on social media.