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China's exports rose 14.7 percent in April from a year ago, beating expectations and possibly easing some of the concerns about weakness in the country's economic recovery, though doubts remain over the strength of real demand.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Wednesday said it had been selling New Zealand dollars on the currency market to limit its strength.
Bank of China has shut the account of North Korea's main foreign exchange bank, which was hit with U.S. sanctions in March.
If you were looking for millionaires, you'd probably head to London or New York or Monaco. But you might be better off trying Tokyo.
Hackers on Tuesday launched cyberattacks that affected websites in a planned campaign called "Operation USA."
Akamai has a good relationship with the Chinese government and they're "not exploiting" the company's equipment there, the CEO of the online content delivery network told CNBC.
BMW is recalling about 220,000 vehicles worldwide from model years 2002 and 2003 as part of a wider recall affecting airbags made by supplier Takata.
U.S. stocks briefly broke into record territory on a wave of optimism for the global economy that also drove German stocks to an all-time high.
Nearly half of all workers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India think bribery and corruption are acceptable ways to survive an economic downturn, according to a report published by Ernst & Young on Tuesday.
The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on Tuesday to a record low of 2.75 percent to boost economic growth.
Here is another record for China - over the next 12 months one in four consumers are going to use their smartphones or tablets to shop online, double the global average, says a recent survey.
Microsoft is preparing to reverse course over key elements of its Windows 8 operating system, the FT reports.
Indonesia: Is this "darling of investors" losing its shine?
Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing to 31 the number of deaths from the mysterious H7N9 virus.
Rumors that George Soros was planning shorts on the Australia dollar has taken the wind out of the robust currency, fueling bearish sentiment on the Aussie.
Nikkei stock index is back on a tear. The index surged past the 14,000 level for the first time in nearly five years on Tuesday, boosted by weakness in the yen.
European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi's latest comments that further monetary easing in the euro area is possible is making euro bulls think twice, say currency analysts.
Australian exports to China jumped to a record high in March as miners shipped a lot more iron ore, a sign of resilient demand in the Asian giant.
Benchmark U.S. crude prices may test $100 a barrel this week boosted by forecast-beating job numbers and as renewed tensions in the Middle East stoke fears of supply disruptions.
China is leading an effort to water down the World Bank's most popular research report, where the country scored low rankings for its bureaucracy and tax system, in a test of the institution's new president. The FT reports.
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Gerry Harvey, Executive Chairman of Harvey Norman, expects improvements in the retail sector to lift profits this year and discusses what Australia's robust housing market means for the firm.
Alexander Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says the rise in household spending depends on whether Japanese firms are hiring and willing to increase wages.
Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says July's inflation figure still trends above expectations, which will underpin the Bank of Japan's confidence in a recovery.