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An intriguing academic study casts new light on the dark arts of leaking deals. The New York Times reports.
Mining group Rio Tinto plans to almost halve the size of its London head office, cutting more than 200 jobs as it tries to slash more than $5 billion in costs by the end of next year.
With little fanfare, China is sending an official with a 'tough cop' reputation to be its top man in Macau, as Beijing puts tackling corruption center stage.
The price of copper, a key industrial commodity, is likely headed for a fast, but temporary fall, says this chartist.
Taiwan's economy grew by a well-below-forecast preliminary 1.54 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2013, pointing to a slow recovery for the global economy.
The risk of asset bubbles in Southeast Asia's fastest-growing emerging economies is rising, warn economists, pointing to red flags including surging domestic credit growth.
Japan's jobless rate fell in March, while household spending rose 5.2 percent in March from a year earlier, data on Tuesday showed.
In a note to clients Sunday, ISI analyst Brian Marshall explained how he "chickened out" when trying to replace his Apple iPhone 5 with a Samsung Galaxy S4.
Honda is recalling nearly 46,000 Fit Sport small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the electronic stability control system.
Brent crude oil will hit $115 a barrel by the end of the year, according to a commodity analyst at Roubini Global Economics.
The resilient Australian dollar is due a major correction and could fall over 40 percent in the next 18 months, according to one analyst.
Falling commodity prices coupled with China's structural slowdown will help create a new generation of emerging market "growth stars" across Europe and Asia, according to economists at independent research firm Capital Economics.
But analysts say China's fall in industrial profit growth could be temporary as companies hold off on big decisions until the new government clarifies its policy direction.
The central bank's suggestion that it's likely to achieve its 2 percent inflation target later rather than sooner is a dose of realism that is good for its credibility, analysts say.
German luxury carmaker Porsche saw record sales in China last year and the recent clampdown on gift-giving and luxury goods in the country won't have a major impact going forward.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
Just last week, the yen looked set to weaken beyond 100 per dollar, now analysts say the currency's fall may have bottomed out.
Asia is home to some of the world's largest economies and has a stable growth outlook, yet this does not seem to be enough to tickle an entrepreneurial spirit.
Large swings in the price of gold over the past two weeks have cast major doubts over the fate of the precious metal, however one bank suggests the worst may be over for bullion this year.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes talks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday will revive efforts to end a territorial dispute that has prevented the nations signing a treaty to end World War Two.
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Dominic Schnider, Head Commodities & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, outlines factors that will weigh on gold prices in the coming months.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to "re-connect" its currency with the country's key commodity exports.
Shen Jian Guang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho, says China will likely hit its growth target with stronger stimulus fueling economic activity in the second half of 2014.