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  • China Tycoon Defends Bid for Chunk of Iceland Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:14 AM ET
    Snowy road curving past the mountains, Iceland.

    The chairman of one of China's leading real estate investment groups, made famous by his bid to buy a farm in Iceland, says the deal would have been very profitable had it gone through.

  • For Suppliers, Good Apple Earnings Aren't Enough Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 12:07 AM ET

    Apple's disappointing forward guidance spells trouble for its Asian suppliers, analysts say.

  • Apple Is Like Sony 20 Years Ago: Stock Bear Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:49 PM ET

    Apple, which has just reported its first quarterly profits decline in a decade, is headed the same way as Japan's Sony which fell out of favor with consumers 20 years ago, says one commentator who expects Apple shares to fall 20 percent.

  • Huawei ‘Not Interested in the US Anymore’ Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    A receptionist sits behind the counter at the Huawei office in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province.

    Huawei has given up its quest to conquer the market for telecom network equipment in the US, where the Chinese company's sales have been repeatedly blocked. The FT reports.

  • Singapore Airlines Lifts Stake in Virgin Australia Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:19 PM ET

    Singapore Airlines has increased its stake in Virgin Australia to 19.9 percent, boosting its influence at the carrier at a time of industry jostling.

  • Hynix Beats in Earnings as Chip Prices Rally Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 9:20 PM ET

    South Korea's Hynix posted its second straight quarter of profit as computer memory chip prices rallied.

  • Yum Earnings Beat Forecasts; Stock Jumps Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    Yum Brands beat on earnings, while revenue was just shy of forecasts. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Up 10% in 2 Weeks, Goldman Covers Its Gold Short Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs Tuesday reversed its high-profile call to short gold, which it made two weeks ago, just before the metal sunk into bear market territory. So what's behind the quick change of heart?

  • Strong China Sales Fuel Coach Earnings Beat Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    The upscale leather goods maker and retailer reported higher-than-expected quarterly results and raised its annual dividend.

  • Thai Tycoon in Biggest Asian M&A Deal of Year Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Dhanin Chearavanont, billionaire and chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Co.

    Thailand's richest man bid $6.6 billion to buy cash-and-carry wholesaler Siam Makro from Dutch firm SHV Holdings, the biggest Asia-Pacific M&A deal this year.

  • Is a Key Pillar of India's Economy in Jeopardy? Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 5:16 AM ET

    Private consumption, the bedrock of India's economy, shows signs of weakening. And that poses a threat to the country's fledgling recovery, economists say.

  • It's Not Just the Yen, This Currency's Tanking, Too Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    In just under two weeks, this major currency has tumbled more than three percent. No, it's not the battered Japanese yen or beleaguered British pound.

  • Watch Out, 13% Slide Ahead for Copper: Pro Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 2:32 AM ET

    Copper prices could fall a further 13 percent to $6,000 per metric ton in the third quarter, on weakening China demand, one analyst says.

  • China Billionaire Eyes Big Slice of Movie Market Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 12:13 AM ET
    Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group

    A $2.6 billion acquisition of U.S. movie theater chain AMC seems to be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the expansion of China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's second richest man.

  • Uh-Oh, China's PMI Miss Spells Trouble Ahead Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:52 PM ET

    China's weak PMI reading puts the nation's recovery in question as economists recalibrate growth projections lower for the economy.

  • S&P Says One-Third Chance of Japan Downgrade Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:36 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    Rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday it saw more than a one-third chance that it would downgrade Japan's sovereign ratings.

  • Will China's Bird Flu Put Inflation Hawks at Bay? Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:29 PM ET
    Shanghai commuters wear face masks as the latest H7N9 bird flu virus continues to claim victims.

    An outbreak of bird flu in China and recent images of dead pigs floating in rivers have hit demand for chicken and pork and that's likely to curb inflation in the months ahead, analysts say.

  • Here’s What Could Push Dollar-Yen Past 100 Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 10:47 PM ET

    The yen, which has been falling for five months, is within striking distance of the psychological 100-level against the dollar. So what could trigger a break through the key barrier?

  • Virgin Given Greenlight to Control Tiger Australia Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:51 PM ET

    Australia's competition regulator has granted Virgin Australia approval to take control of loss-making rival Tiger Australia in a move that will ramp up competition for Qantas Airways.

  • Reluctance to Invest Puts 'Abenomics' to Test Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    The reluctance to invest in new plants and equipment could be the biggest challenge to Abe's policies aimed at driving Japan out of a decade and a half of stagnant growth.

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