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Middle-income Asian economies must improve government institutions and liberalize rigid labor and product markets if they wish to reach the level of developed countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday.
China's reform mantra sounds like a German-style plan that looks to combine growth with discipline, says this economist.
Chinese executives at state-owned groups have long been among the lowest paid of their global peers, but even their apparently meager pay is generating controversy. The Financial Times reports.
The latest snapshot of manufacturing activity in China could be a key focus for Asian markets this week as talk grows that China's economy has lost steam.
Fire broke out on Sunday in a garment factory that collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital, complicating attempts to find any survivors that has already killed 377 people.
Indian hedge fund manager Kalpesh Kinariwala is so sure of his equity strategies in a country that has stumped foreign rivals that he sends a daily e-mail tracker of his performance - including to competitors.
Forget Apple or Samsung. As the smartphone market continues to expand, the arms dealers that supply chips to the industry should win out.
All Nippon Airways, the Japanese launch customer for Boeing Co's 787, flew its first Dreamliner in more than three months on Sunday to test reinforced batteries installed by the U.S. aircraft maker.
China's central bank has been talking tough on currency reform while it has also intensified market intervention, highlighting the fine line it must walk in trying to liberalize the yuan.
North Korea said on Saturday a Korean-American tourist, jailed by the reclusive state since late last year, will face trial for "committing crimes" against the North, a move that could further stoke tensions with the United States.
On Wednesday, Microsoft confirmed the worst-kept secret in the video game world: It plans to unveil its next generation console on May 21.
No other group of consumers has transformed the Bordeaux market quite like China's new rich, a theme explored in a film, "Red Obsession." What now after the bursting of the bubble?
China's industrial profits grew 12.1 percent in the first quarter this year from a year ago, official data showed on Saturday, signaling that China's economic recovery is stabilizing.
As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of hundreds of workers in a building collapse, global retailers' refusal to pay for strict, nationwide factory inspections is again focusing scrutiny on the industry.
Honda and Mazda expect to post vastly higher profits this year as they take advantage of export-friendly currency moves, but will face high costs of expansion.
After China's first quarter growth numbers disappointed markets, two analysts say China is failing to benefit from its brisk credit growth.
The yen moved further away from the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Friday after the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged.
The Bank of Japan forecast on Friday that inflation will rise to around 2 percent towards the latter half of the next three years due to its massive stimulus plan.
Sooner or later, Alibaba's founder, Jack Ma, will need to offer some kind of exit for his backers, not to mention employees, and an initial public offering is the most likely solution
Japan's radical monetary policy that targets an inflation rate of 2 percent in the next two years could spark a crisis in the country's bond market, according to one expert.
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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.