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Australia's central bank felt it needed to cut interest rates at its May meeting because the economy was still growing at a below-potential pace and inflation was not a threat, minutes showed on Tuesday.
Nearly every rich country has gone through a "T-shirt phase" — an economic period in which poor farmers work in textile and apparel factories. Bangladesh is at the beginning of the race. The New York Times reports.
The silver chart shows that those who are wishing for a rise in the gold price will be disappointed. The silver downtrend will continue and gold will follow.
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their first meeting since Xi became president in March when they sit down for a June 7-8 summit in California.
Yahoo said Monday it will buy blogging website Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, in a bold move to make itself more relevant amid the explosion in social media on the Internet.
Bloomberg's scandal offers uncomfortable lessons in how we do business in a digital era. We're also more tolerant of leaving behind our electronic data, and not calling out missteps.
Japanese tourists to South Korea, the largest group of visitors to Asia's fourth largest economy last year, fell by 25 percent in the first quarter thanks to a falling yen. But not to worry - the Chinese are here.
The board of Yahoo agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, a signal of how the company plans to reposition, the NYT reports.
First it was gold, and now it's silver. The metal fell victim to heavy selling on Monday on U.S. dollar strength and as investors turned more cautious.
Morgan Stanley reckons the Hong Kong's stock market is poised to more than double to 50,000 by the end of 2015.
Thailand's economy contracted more than expected in January-March from the previous three months, which economists said raises the chances that this month will bring a rate cut..
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is not expected to make significant changes at this week's monetary-policy meeting, although policymakers could use the opportunity to calm fears in the bond market.
The deteriorating economic and political triggers in Europe appear likely to cause a bout of serious risk-off, Mike Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal said.
Australian stocks have enjoyed solid gains amid the party in global equities, rising around 20 percent over the past six months, but one strategist fears the rally could be short-lived.
After 123 days being grounded and then repaired to ensure its battery systems do not catch fire, Boeing 787 Dreamliners are about to once again make commercial flight in the United States.
Abe will have a tough job trying to convince his G-8 colleagues next month that his "three arrows" stimulus program is not just a subterfuge to boost exports, says this economist.
Eight months into the yen's steep decline and Japan's policymakers are starting to voice their concern about the pace of the currency's move.
The U.S. dollar and its reaction to the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Congress testimony on Wednesday will prove central for crude oil price direction this week.
If there's one lingering sore point between Hollywood and China, it's Tibet. For years, celebrity activists have annoyed Beijing by organizing charity concerts for Tibetan independence. The Global Post reports.
A two-day Bank of Japan meeting, a speech by the Federal Reserve's chief and minutes from the latest Reserve Bank of Australia gathering put central banks in focus for Asian markets this week.
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