The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Politicians like Chancellor George Osborne are off to China to try and drum up business. Will it work?
While the U.S. government shutdown and impending debt-ceiling debate has investors transfixed, they need to keep an eye on developments in Japan.
The Philippines is now rated investment grade by three major credit ratings agencies.
If the best time to buy is when there is bloodshed, then Pakistan's commercial capital offers the ideal investment opportunity. The NYT reports.
U.S President Obama's decision to cancel his scheduled trip to Asia this weekend risks undermining the country's standing with regional allies.
For some Japan watchers, there was one event this week even more important than Abe's decision to proceed with a sales tax hike: a baseball game.
Where would we be without China? Many in the commodities industry have questioned. But it has particular resonance for gold. The FT reports.
The Bank of Japan maintained its massive monetary stimulus on Friday and upgraded its view on capital expenditure.
The stalemate over U.S. budget talks has foiled U.S. President Barack Obama's plans to travel to Asia this weekend.
A spate of hornet attacks in Northern China have now killed 42 people and injured at least 1,640.
Samsung Electronics on Friday estimated its July-September operating profit rose 25 percent to a record 10.1 trillion won ($9.40 billion).
Analysts expect the yen to weaken to about 105 to 110 per U.S. dollar by year-end, but the chance of the yen hitting those estimates later are rising.
U.S.investors piled into emerging Asian exchange traded funds (ETFs) this week as the government shutdown moved into its third day.
Doing a deal with the Chinese rather than with Europe or the U.S. has multiple advantages for Turkey, experts said.
If the first two days of China's annual Golden Week holidays are anything to go by, consumer confidence in the world's second-largest economy is strong.y is strong.
Some Australians watching the US federal government shutdown unfold might compare with the supply crisis of November 1975 in Australia
In almost every crisis, someone stands to profit and the big winners in the rupee's decline are the politicians. The GP reports.
The Bank of Japan reiterates its upbeat view that the economy is strong enough to weather 2014's tax hike without additional monetary policy measures.
China's plan for a property database has stalled amid resistance from local governments, highlighting the problems faced in fighting corruption.
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday said another tank holding highly contaminated water is leaking.
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