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Retail investors loaded up on Apple last month. So much so that the stock now has more ownership than ever in the history of TD Ameritrade.
There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
April just wasn't meant to be the month for the dollar to push decisively above 100 yen. Perhaps May will be.
After Malaysia's ruling coalition won a tightly-fought election on Monday, analysts are turning bullish on the country's currency, expecting the ringgit to strengthen.
Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday.
A Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) meeting on Tuesday is expected to be one of the main highlights for Asian markets this week, with traders split as to whether the central bank will deliver an interest rate cut to boost economic growth.
Malaysia's financial markets witnessed a historic day Monday as the benchmark stock index soared to an all-time high after the country's ruling coalition returned to power.
A Hong-Kong entrepreneur spent 18 months operating branded clothing retail stores in India before deciding it was impossible to succeed without paying bribes.
Malaysia's governing coalition extended its half-century rule despite its worst-ever performance in a general election, potentially undermining Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Banks in Singapore are urgently scrutinizing their account holders as an imminent deadline on stricter tax evasion measures forces them to decide whether to send some of their wealthiest clients packing.
Manufacturers are gravitating toward wireless connections for Apple’s products, which is helping the market for competitors’ mobile devices.
A unit of Sinopec Group and brokerage China Galaxy Securities are launching Hong Kong IPOs on Monday seeking to raise up to $3.5 billion in total, injecting life into Asia's moribund IPO markets.
Japan's monetary policy and its sliding currency may have an unintended side-effect: pushing the country back into the embrace of nuclear technology.
Facebook earnings had the Street talking social media and mobile in tech this week. But investors may not want to ignore Microsoft, say analysts.
On Wednesday, the WTO will decide whether an insider or an outsider will break the deadlock in global trade talks.
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.
Bangladesh urged the European Union not to take tough measures against its textile industry after a factory collapse that killed 550 people.
Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country's latest food safety scandal.
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Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.
Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.
Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.