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Rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday it saw more than a one-third chance that it would downgrade Japan's sovereign ratings.
An outbreak of bird flu in China and recent images of dead pigs floating in rivers have hit demand for chicken and pork and that's likely to curb inflation in the months ahead, analysts say.
The yen, which has been falling for five months, is within striking distance of the psychological 100-level against the dollar. So what could trigger a break through the key barrier?
Australia's competition regulator has granted Virgin Australia approval to take control of loss-making rival Tiger Australia in a move that will ramp up competition for Qantas Airways.
The reluctance to invest in new plants and equipment could be the biggest challenge to Abe's policies aimed at driving Japan out of a decade and a half of stagnant growth.
Distributors, like Netflix, Amazon and Microsoft, are becoming programmers, and original content is their ammunition in a war for consumers.
Gold may have seen its low price for now, amid signs of consumer and hedge fund interest in the precious metal, analysts say.
All news about Apple seems to be bad these days. And with the company reporting earnings Tuesday, it's likely that's not going to change so fast, analysts said.
We look at bizarre "Made in Asia" innovations that have caught the consumer's imagination.
CNBC launches its ultimate list of "disruptors"—50 companies whose innovations are revolutionizing their industries and the way we live.
The best word to describe the U.S. economy and economies around the world is "stability," Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC, despite the company's earnings and revenue misses and scaled-backed outlook.
Singapore could overtake Switzerland as the world's capital for offshore wealth by 2020, a new report says.
After Japan's "lost decade" you might be surprised to hear that some Chinese entrepreneurs are suggesting that China has just come out of its own "lost decade".
Here are the some of the show stoppers at the Auto Shanghai Summit, together with highly anticipated models scheduled to be released soon in this red-hot market.
Controlling home price increases in Beijing and Shanghai is critical for cooling China's broader property market, according to the chairman of Vanke, the mainland's largest real estate developer.
The yen weakened to within striking distance of the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Monday, yet breaking that key psychological barrier is proving to be hard.
The decline in the Indian auto industry is a concern for one of the world's largest automakers Ford Motor Company.
Hyundai Motors unveiled a new concept car it made only for China at the Shanghai auto show on Saturday, and plans to launch the model late this year.
Suppliers and investors are struggling to gauge demand for the iPhone as Samsung continues to grab market share. Indications of reduced shipments now send shares in Apple into a tailspin.
A new kind of "dirty" business is becoming the latest frontier in the bottom-of-the-pyramid market in India, with a number of start-ups seeing a huge opportunity in building and maintaining toilets
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Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.
Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.
Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.