A fresh bout of yen weakness is set to fuel further gains in Japanese stocks, but the economy's wobbly recovery may limit the upside, say strategists.» Read More
China's largest acquisition to date of a U.S. company, Smithfield Foods, is raising eyebrows among market watchers who question China's interest in taking possession of one of America's largest food producers.
Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.
Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.
Southeast Asia's "rising star", the Philippines, stunned investors with first quarter growth numbers that outpaced that of even economic powerhouse China.
The second bout of heavy selling in Japanese stocks in as many weeks is not just about a strengthening yen and pulling-back from lofty levels.
For months Japan's domestic investors have defied expectations that they would pile cash into overseas assets in a big way. Now, with U.S. Treasury yields above 2 percent for the first time in over a year, the lure may be just too strong.
Data Thursday showed foreign investors remained net buyers of Tokyo stocks last week – a period during which the market suffered its steepest single-day sell-off in two years. So, who is behind the selloff?
Retailers and policymakers have high hopes for consumer spending in China driving profits and growth, but industry watchers say it's not getting there fast enough.
The Philippine economy grew 2.2 percent in the March quarter from the previous three months, beating market forecasts, helped by strong domestic demand which offset weak exports.
South Korea's industrial output in April expanded on monthly terms for the first time in four months though the modest rate of expansion suggested that momentum remains subdued.
Chinese meat processor Shuanghui International Holdings is buying Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion.
Citigroup recently cataloged a clutch of new technologies, including mobile payments and energy production, that are disrupting markets and sparking innovation.
Asia's frontier market Myanmar is poised for huge economic growth in the years ahead, according to a new study by the McKinsey, that forecasts the economy could quadruple by 2030.
Investors in Japanese and U.S. stocks may end up nursing the same hangover in 2014, but for now they probably won't let a little lull spoil the party.
The biggest piece of new information that Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped last night at the D11 conference was his latest big hire.
As News Corp. prepares to separate its publishing business from its entertainment assets, the publishing company's new chief executive said there are "relentless" cost cuts in store.
Will the depreciating yen become a game changer for Japanese automakers that have grappled with a strong currency for several years now? Yes, says Nomura.
Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp have reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on the national security aspects of the Japanese firm's pending $20.1 billion deal to win control of the U.S. wireless carrier.
The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that China should deliver fiscal stimulus if growth falls below 7.75 percent this year, but analysts think that may not be the right prescription for the world's second biggest economy.
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