Upbeat China data may have allayed fears about its economy, but PNC Financial Services is cautious, warning of a "perfect storm" that could surface.» Read More
Japanese exports picked up in March from a year earlier, beating forecasts and offering hope that a weaker yen is starting to support a slow upturn in the export-reliant economy.
Foreign investors' net buying of Japanese equities hit the highest last week since the Ministry of Finance started collecting the data in 2005, buoyed by the Bank of Japan's sweeping stimulus measures unveiled on April 4.
Oil prices have cascaded lower in the global commodities rout and may still have further to go before finding a floor, analysts say.
Apple tumbled to its lowest level in over a year, as investors continued to dump shares of the tech company amid worries over second-quarter iPad mini shipments.
"When I look at copper, it reminds me a lot of gold before that big breakdown," one analyst said.
When everyone hates a trade, it's time to buy, a contrarian explains.
The falling yen coupled with a fall-off in Chinese investment inflows "increasingly resembles" the run-up to the 1997 currency crisis, said Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's ultra-bearish strategist.
The top aviation regulator said he expects to decide "very soon" whether to approve Boeing's redesigned 787 Dreamliner battery system, potentially ending a three-month ban on flights by the high-tech jet.
Apple may have surged ahead with tablet sales, but the competition is heating up in China, where ultra-cheap tablets are giving consumers more options.
China's economy will grow at sustainable levels and there's no need for panic about the level of growth, said Jin Liqun, chairman of China's sovereign wealth fund.
Growing investor bullishness over Japan's economy is being met by evaporating optimism for China, a survey of fund managers shows.
Two more people in China have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 16 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus.
The Singapore Exchange is confident the number of companies looking to go public will increase this year, SGX President Muthukrishnan Ramaswami told CNBC.
Consumers of high-end diamond jewelry want the real thing and are willing to pay up, even though the lab-made variety are free of the 'blood diamonds' stigma.
The International Monetary Fund has urged advanced economies to use "all prudent measures" to boost sluggish demand, including monetary policy, even as it trimmed 2013 growth forecasts for the global economy to 3.25 percent.
At least five people were killed and hundreds of houses destroyed in Pakistan on Tuesday when the region was struck by tremors from an earthquake centered in neighboring Iran.
China has fallen hard for utility vehicles with SUV sales jumping 20.8 percent last year, outpacing the overall auto sales rate in the U.S.
Gold may have suffered its biggest one-day decline this week but that hasn't stopped some gold bulls from standing firm.
The Australian dollar may have won a reprieve from Monday's sharp sell-off, but analysts say even this resilient currency will struggle to overcome global headwinds.
This week's sell-off in global financial markets, which has spared few asset classes, may well reflect investors reassessing their outlook for the global economy.
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Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says Japan's consumer price index for June remains "decent" after stripping out the volatility in food and energy prices.
Werner Husmann, President for Asia Pacific at Steinway & Sons, highlights the rise of wealthy individuals in China as one of the factors fueling its business in the mainland.