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China's uneven economic recovery signals a looming dilemma for policymakers as data released at the weekend showed inflation at a 10-month high while factory output and consumer spending were weaker than forecast.
They look like any other city, but with one difference: No people. And in many cases, they feature miles and miles of empty apartments and office buildings. The following photos are graphic signs of China's property bubble.
Japan will have to make "huge" efforts to get its economy moving again, and the process could take years.
The dollar surged to a three-and-a-half year high against the yen on Friday and Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter" told CNBC that it will only soar higher, reaching 125 against the yen in the next two years.
The rapid decline in the Japanese currency's value against the U.S. dollar has analysts wondering where to place their next bets.
China's export numbers, which came in more than double of what was forecast, are raising questions over the reliability of the data.
Way up above 66th parallel north, the jousting and jostling for the mother lode of oil, gas, mineral, fish, and other resources being exposed by the rapidly receding Arctic sea ice is well under way. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The crowds of anti-nuclear protesters have dwindled since Japan's "Summer of Discontent" last year, and a new government is keen to revive the country's atomic energy industry.
The weak yen could do more harm than good to Japan's economy, one economist warns.
Recent real estate cooling measures in China, Hong Kong and Singapore may help to remove speculators from the markets, but analysts say there's not much more governments can do to suppress prices.
China's increasingly vocal army of netizens could pose one of the biggest challenges to the new leadership.
China's exports jumped by a fifth in February from a year earlier, more than double expectations, but imports were much weaker than forecast, official data showed on Friday.
Japan's economy stabilized in the fourth quarter after two quarters of a shallow recession, revised data showed on Friday, but a third consecutive monthly current account deficit in January showed an anticipated recovery was slow in coming.
Both China and Hong Kong's real estate markets are going to thrive, said the CEO of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust, Cindy Chow.
Kia has touched off an unexpected firestorm in Northern Ireland over the name of its new car.
The legislature of the world's last major communist country is almost certainly the wealthiest in the world, according to a popular rich list that names 83 dollar billionaires among the delegates to China's parliament. The Financial Times reports.
Hong Kong's IPO market has been tame in comparison to past years, but next week brings a new entrant as the first pawn shop operator lands on the exchange. CNBC's Bernie Lo has more.
North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric as the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions against the reclusive country.
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is examining the certification and testing of the lithium-ion battery system on the Boeing 787, but still has not found the root cause of a January fire, the board said.
Subaru is recalling up to 47,419 cars and crossover vehicles equipped with remote starters because the engines could start on their own.
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Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says geopolitics are unlikely to affect oil since prices are being supported by firm underlying demand.
Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, says monthly comparisons show that June's retail sales are on an uptrend, indicating that consumption is improving
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says upcoming U.S. economic data must at least meet expectations in order for the greenback to remain firm.