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China is barring a GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving the country amid a widening $490 bribery scandal ensaring the drug giant.
Japan's corporate bond buyers aren't doing the credit work. They're just relying on ratings agencies, hedge fund manager Richard Perry says.
The figures haven't been kind to China lately. Gone are the days of double digit growth, trade data have weakened, credit markets have overheated and fears of a housing bubble remain. But despite the bearish headlines, the long-term picture for China looks quite good and a slowdown might actually be healthy, according to HSBC.
The credit bubble in China is "world-class" and it's getting "worse and worse and worse," hedge fund manager Jim Chanos tells CNBC.
FDI in China in June jumped 20.12 percent from a year ago, the quickest gain since March 2011, showing that investors are still confident about the economy even as growth slows.
China's holdings of U.S. Treasurys climbed to a record high in May despite a broad selloff in the country's government debt.
Commercial real estate investment in Japan spiked 78 percent in the second quarter, a sign that the impact of the government's radical reflating policies is gaining traction.
China's economy may be headed for a bumpy ride as growth slows, but that hasn't dented the confidence of job seekers who remain optimistic about job prospects, a new survey shows.
China's quest to promote the yuan as a global currency still faces headwinds, with many firms abroad still resistant to using the Chinese currency, a new report shows.
Charles Leyland, Managing Director of Leyland Private Asset Management says the refinancing deal Billabong made with Altamont puts the surfwear retailer in a good position.
China's Shuanghui International Holdings, which has agreed to buy U.S. pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc., plans to list the combined company in Hong Kong after completing the takeover.
BHP said expansion of its iron ore operations in Australia was ahead of schedule, as the miner posted a robust 9 percent rise in ore output to a record annual 187 million tonnes.
The fate of the volatile yen, which has kept markets captivated all year, hinges on the crucial upper house elections this Sunday.
China's second quarter growth data confirmed a continued slowdown, but Citi expects the country's property developers to outperform the market in the second half of the year.
Exports in Southeast Asian nation Singapore continued to slump in June, contracting well below expectations and economists say this could weigh on economic growth in this year.
China's Premier Li Keqiang is likely to unveil measures in coming months to prevent growth in the world's second largest economy from falling too sharply.
India's central bank announced measures late on Monday to curb the rupee's decline by tightening liquidity and making it costlier for banks to access funds from the central bank.
Vietnam is finally set to get its first taste of the Big Mac after US burger chain McDonald's said it would open its first outlet early next year. The Financial Times reports.
Baidu, China's top search engine, plans to acquire app store 91 Wireless for $1.9 billion to strengthen its foothold in the country's highly competitive mobile computing sector.
While the Aussie surged after the RBA minutes lowered expectations of further rate cuts, the longer-term downtrend in the commodity currency is still in place, says an expert.
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Antonio Timoner-Salva, Senior Economist at IHS, expects at least 10 of the 130 banks to fail the European Central Bank¿s comprehensive assessment and related stress tests.
Matthew Stych, Research Director, Asia Pacific at Planet Retail, outlines his expectations for the earnings and explains why CEO Dave Lewis may more time to come up with a turnaround plan.
Investors were surprised by the significant increase in production costs associated with the 787 Dreamliner, says Richard Aboulafia, Vice President, Analysis at Teal Group Corporation.