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Tensions in North Korea have overtaken Iran as the major geopolitical risk of the year, according to a report from Citi Research, a division of Citigroup Global Markets.
The policy measures taken in Japan to revive economic growth are "quite dangerous," says George Soros.
The Nikkei surged by up to 4.7 percent a day after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) gave investors what they were waiting for, and analysts say the current rally is gaining a momentum of its own and not simply riding on a weakening yen.
China said it was mobilizing resources nationwide to combat a new strain of bird flu that has killed six people, as Japan, Hong Kong and the United States stepped up vigilance.
The curious characteristic of the Singaporean economy is that while some sectors are clearly going through a soft patch others like property are booming. How can this island state reconcile this dilemma?
The South Korean won dropped to a fresh 7-month low against the dollar early on Friday as investors remained wary of more bellicose rhetoric from North Korea and with inter-Korean tension escalating.
Foxconn has record high annual revenue and, in the last quarter of 2012, its highest operating margins in three years despite Apple's continued troubles. The Financial Times reports.
China's solar energy sector is no longer a bright spot as overcapacity hits firms. Eunice Yoon reports.
The iPhone's main adversary estimated its January-March operating profit rose 53 percent to $7.7 billion, marking the end of five straight quarters of record profits for the world's biggest techn firm by revenue.
In contrast to the Bank of Japan's radical monetary shift announced on Thursday, the ECB and BOE policy decisions that followed were underwhelming in comparison. The Financial Times reports.
Facebook just got serious about mobile. At a media event Thursday, Facebook showcased its new software for Android devices called 'Home.'
Japan is wagering its future on a massive experiment, and Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management doesn't see it ending well.
A layer of complexity underlying the saber-rattling in North Korea is Pyongyang's growing trade relationship with China, said John Park of Harvard's Belfer Center.
Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
Facebook is unveiling a new Android product Thursday, as a fast-growing number of its 1.06 billion users access it on smartphones and tablet computers.
The North Korean army said it has final approval to launch strikes against the United States, including the use of nuclear weapons. The Global Post reports.
An effective formula of combining monetary and fiscal policies means Japan is in a better position to benefit from quantitative easing compared to the U.S., says Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.
While the latest ratcheting up in tensions between North and South Korea is starting to make investors jittery, markets may be underestimating the risk of a potential conflict on the Korean peninsula, analysts say.
The Bank of Japan on Thursday unveiled an aggressive monetary policy to end years of deflation in the world's third largest economy, pledging to double its government bond holdings in two years.
North Korea barred entry to a joint industrial complex it shares with the South for a second day, Seoul's Unification Ministry said, and demanded extended notice of when hundreds of South Korean workers planned to leave.
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Dominic Schnider, Head Commodities & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, outlines factors that will weigh on gold prices in the coming months.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to "re-connect" its currency with the country's key commodity exports.
Shen Jian Guang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho, says China will likely hit its growth target with stronger stimulus fueling economic activity in the second half of 2014.