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North Korea is a male-dominated society, but it is the women making the money as the nation allows an unofficial market-based economy to take shape.
When Chinese flight booking operator Baitour needed cash to grow its business last year, it turned to Internet finance startup Jimu Box.
A recovery in India's credit growth could elude its banks until early 2016, despite an economy that likely outpaced China in the first quarter.
Criticized and even sued for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Alibaba has been quietly piloting a plan to curb fakes at source.
Japan exports rose 8.0 percent in April, beating expectations for a 6.4 percent rise and underscoring a gradual recovery in external demand.
The blistering sell-off in Chinese solar firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group this week burnt several index-tracking stock funds, exposing the flaws in volatile markets like China.
The Chinese-American market remains largely untapped by financial advisors, who are challenged by cultural and linguistic differences.
The head of the Myanmar state from which thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing denied that persecution had prompted the exodus.
The International Monetary Fund warned the Bank of Japan will take longer than it expects to hit its inflation target even with more monetary easing, and said "bolder" reforms are required.
The Chinese are unhappy that the U.S. Navy is watching a reclamation project in the Spratly Islands, a group of reefs in the South China Sea. The NYT reports.
Cuba has the most potential of any country in the world to flourish given the right vision, says Carlos Gutierrez, who was Commerce secretary under George W. Bush.
Former 'nut rage' Korean Air Lines executive was freed after nearly five months in prison after an appeals court suspended the sentence.
One year after Thailand's coup, politics may have stabilized, but investors are cautious amid doubts over when the military junta might relinquish power.
F---up Nights, an event designed to encourage open and honest conversations on the harsh realities of the startup world, has become a global movement.
AIA Group remains committed to Asia and has no plans to venture abroad, Group CEO and President Mark Tucker said.
Takata is facing an increasing risk of a cash crunch as the cost of its global airbag recall spirals ever-upwards, analysts warn.
The Bank of Japan may be intent on keeping its easy monetary policy, but it could run out of bonds to buy, and be forced into tapering next year.
Western investors see China as a slowing giant, but local traders have used a more optimistic take to score their biggest gains in years.
Defense spending among nations in the South China Sea region is rising, but most of it isn't going to the United States.
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Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, explains why this week's meeting of finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies will be a non-event for markets.
Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, says price discounts could help to maintain the PlayStation 4's sales momentum.
Mark Makepeace, chief executive of FTSE Group, discusses the FTSE Russell's move to launch two transitional indexes that will include China's A-shares.