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North Korea announced the dismissal of the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, for what it described as a string of criminal acts.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said central banks should avoid offering overly complicated forward guidance..
A ban on the use of cryptocurrencies cannot be ruled out, although China’s latest rulings are an acknowledges the growing use of digital currencies.
North Korea freed a retired American soldier on Saturday after detaining him for crimes it said he committed during the Korean War.
China is ready to force more than two dozen journalists from American news organizations to leave the country by the end of the year. The NYT reports.
There was a roar of approval from the ministers meeting in Bali to decide on an agreement that could add $1 trillion to the global economy.
The world's most valuable jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook is on a quest to conquer the hearts of China's future big spenders.
The Japanese government approved an 18.6 trillion yen stimulus package aimed at dulling the impact on the economy from an impending tax hike.
India will announce the results of key state elections this weekend, in an important litmus test for the country's two major parties.
China’s move to establish an air defense zone over the East China Sea is a reminder that China is emerging as a military force in southeast Asia.
China's central bank warned that financial institutions should not trade the digital currency bitcoin, due to the risk it carries risks.
Shares in Australia's Qantas Airlines slumped 17 percent on Thursday after the carrier issued a profits warning.
Singapore real estate is in danger of losing some of its shine, as the market had slipped four places in 2014, down from third place this year.
Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Indians are latching onto an idea that began six years ago in Kenya of transferring money on a cellphone. The New York Times reports.
China announced a sweeping package of economic and social reforms last month, boosting global sentiment towards Chinese investments. The FT reports.
Buying China broadly won't deliver returns and investors need to be picky about mainland stocks, said HSBC's Asia equities investment director.
China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country's three main telecom companies. The FT reports.
The Singapore Exchange and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing signed a deal to co-operate on promoting the internationalization of the Chinese currency.
Australia's trade minister has said he is not relying on a global deal at this week's World Trade Organization summit.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the latest developments from Europe after finance ministers failed to reach an agreement on a banking union. David Mann of Standard Chartered weighs in.
Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, expects the Fed to cut back on stimulus by about $5 billion a month starting in December.
CNBC's John Harwood reports live from Washington with the details of the two-year budget deal.