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Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
There are signs that wealthier Japanese shoppers are spending more, thanks to 'Abenomics' which has lifted Japanese share markets by nearly 50 percent. Sales of high-end goods and clothes, including kimonos, are on the rise.
KFC parent Yum Brands reported sales fell 13% in March at restaurants in China amid a new bird-flu scare.
China saw export growth of 10 percent year on year in March while exports to the U.S. and Europe, its two biggest markets, continued to slump, which is making analysts question the reliability of the data.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's austerity drive hasn't put a dampener on business at Sands China, said Edward Tracy, president and CEO of Macau's largest operator of casinos and resorts.
Repeated threats of aggression from North Korea have created little panic in markets, but some experts warn that a big risk could be Pyongyang not knowing it's crossed the line.
High-rollers get lavish treatment and hefty credit lines at Singapore's two casinos, like any other gaming house in the world. But here, more of them skip town without paying their debt, a matter of increasing concern.
A measure of Australian consumer confidence fell in April to end three months of solid gains, a reminder of how brittle the mood can be.
The global ratings agency cut China's long-term local currency credit rating to A-plus from AA-minus on Tuesday with a stable outlook, citing financial risks from rapid credit expansion alongside the rise of shadow banking activity.
While China's interest in Canadian energy assets has been relatively well documented, at least in the Canadian press, Beijing is also courting Mexico, and receiving a warm welcome.
North Korea on Tuesday warned foreigners to evacuate South Korea to avoid being dragged into a "merciless, sacred, retaliatory war."
Nepoch Capital, a new private equity firm founded by the son of a former member of China's politburo, has launched the first 'princeling' fundraising since the new government took power vowing to clamp down on cronyism and nepotism.
Easing inflation in China, which slowed at a faster-than-expected rate in March, is raising doubts over the health of the recovery in the world's second largest economy.
Japanese investment in Europe's bond markets are expected to jump following the Bank of Japan's drastic action to ease monetary policy, the FT reports.
New Hope Group, China's largest producer of animal feed, said its business has been hit by the bird flu outbreak as poultry consumption has declined in the country.
North Korean laborers did not show up for work on Tuesday at a factory complex operated with South Korea, effectively shutting down the zone for the first time since it began shipments in 2004.
Two retired senior Chinese officials are engaged in a battle with one another to sway Beijing's new leadership over the future of the one-child policy, exposing divisions that have impeded progress in a crucial area of reform.
Shares in Australia's Sundance Resources plunged 53 percent to a four-year low after the Africa-focused miner terminated a $1.4 billion takeover by private Chinese firm Hanlong Group.
U.S. markets, particularly the riskiest areas of investment, are likely to benefit at least near term from the latest entrant to the central bank money-printing arena: Japan.
Fears over a bird flu outbreak in China sent markets tumbling to multi-month lows on Monday, casting doubt over whether 2013 could still be the breakout year for Chinese equities.
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