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Some members of the Bank of Japan's policy board expressed concerns that increased purchases of government debt could actually impair financial markets and discourage bank lending.
The U.S. Trade Representative's office criticized China on Wednesday for failing to stop the growing theft of American trade secrets that are the lifeblood of U.S economic might.
A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat to world health and should be taken seriously.
Malaysia is gearing up for what is being touted as its most closely contested election. Prime Minister Najib Razak and Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will go head to head, putting the country's ruling coalition to the ultimate test.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes no secret of wanting to revise Japan's constitution to formalize the country's right to have a military - but critics say his plans go deeper.
Foreigners now hold a record of more than $13 trillion in American securities as the U.S. seeks to assert itself as the safest port in troubled global waters.
In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy. Here's a breakdown.
WTI oil prices saw the largest one-day percentage slide since November, after the U.S. EIA reported crude oil supplies rose far more than expected last week.
The world's most optimistic consumers reside in this populous Asian country, according to a survey by Nielsen.
A general election in Malaysia this Sunday is shaping up to be the most hotly-contested poll ever to be held in Southeast Asia's third biggest economy. And the outcome could be much tighter than markets are anticipating, Malaysia watchers say.
London’s department store Selfridges said BlackBerry's new Q10 model is its “fastest-ever selling” technology product, but analysts remain unconvinced that this high demand will help the mobile maker remain relevant in a tough market.
China reported relatively benign manufacturing data on Wednesday, but analysts said the real story was the substantial fall in new factory orders, which they believe has the potential to trigger stimulus action from the government.
The European Union voiced strong concern over labor conditions in Bangladesh after a building collapse there killed hundreds of factory workers, and said it was considering action to encourage improvements.
Growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in April as new export orders fell, raising fresh doubts about the strength of the economy after a disappointing first quarter.
Sharp, Japan's leading maker of liquid crystal displays posted a worse than forecast 500 billion yen ($5.1 billion) net loss as panel plants asset write offs crimped its bottom line.
With flagging sales in their mainland stores and increasingly price savvy consumers, luxury retailers are taking a lead from casinos' play books by offering junkets in their Hong Kong stores.
Apple's move to issue debt could be just the thing the battered company needs to rehabilitate its image with investors.
The founder of private equity group TPG Capital tells the Milken Institute Global Conference that Japan is one of the most challenged nations on earth.
The sight of a third-grader driving a $200,000 sports car in a country with crippling poverty has touched off a new round of controversy in the East over the new class of the super-rich, and the dangers of wealth gone wild.
SoftBank said there is no need to improve its $20.1 billion bid for 70 percent of U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel, which has been challenged by Dish Network.
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Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says geopolitics are unlikely to affect oil since prices are being supported by firm underlying demand.
Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, says monthly comparisons show that June's retail sales are on an uptrend, indicating that consumption is improving
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says upcoming U.S. economic data must at least meet expectations in order for the greenback to remain firm.