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Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) isn't ruling out additional job cuts at its Australian operation Optus in an effort to drive down costs after slashing headcount by almost 10 percent over the last nine months.
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and raised its assessment of the economy on Thursday, as the yen's recent declines offered some relief to the export-reliant economy.
While world leaders reacted with shock and anger to Tuesday's nuclear test, Pyongyang's third and most powerful to date, the top item searched on South Korean Internet portals was a monthly cosmetics sale by local brand Innisfree.
Indonesia's central bank is gradually closing trading loopholes used by global investors in an attempt to exert more control over its weakening currency and prevent a desirable depreciation of the rupiah from turning into a panicky tailspin.
As Japan's Prologis REIT, a real estate trust, makes its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, Prologis CEO tells CNBC that he is excited about the radical economic policies of Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Some of the giants of the hedge fund world have made billions betting against the yen in recent months, marking a return to form for some blue-blood investors that stumbled after the financial crisis. The Financial Times reports.
South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a fourth straight month on Thursday, in line with with market expectations.
Japan's economy contracted for the third consecutive quarter in October-December, showing the country is struggling to escape from a mild recession.
Singapore Telecommunications, Southeast Asia's largest telecom operator, reported on Thursday a worse-than-expected 8.3 percent fall in third quarter net profit and reiterated its forecast for a fall in revenues this year.
The Reserve Bank of Australia hopes the industry, which employs about 9 percent of the country's workforce of 11.5 million, can pick up the slack and maintain growth as Australia's unprecedented resource investment boom peaks at around 8 percent of GDP later this year. The Financial Times reports.
Sick of emailing your resume? Form a mass rally, that's what new graduates in Tokyo are doing.
An HSBC report ranked the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc as the world's most aggressive currency warmongers.
Beijing’s air pollution has soared past levels considered hazardous by the World Health Organization. And now it's not an issue that only the Chinese are worrying about, Oilprice.com says.
G-7 officials issued a currency statement, "clarified" it and then criticized the clarification! Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian says prepare for more confusion.
The recent rebound in the U.S. dollar has markets questioning just how strong and reliable is the rebound in the dollar index?
February's Bank of Japan meeting should be less action-packed than January's, which saw unprecedented steps to revive a weak economy. Still, the meeting is important, especially as the central bank prepares to usher in a change in its top policy makers, analysts say.
Chocolate hearts for loved ones on Valentine's Day are so last year - at least in Japan where one Tokyo design firm offered up its 3D scanner to make miniature chocolate replicas of faces.
Qin Yufei forgoes a high-paying career in New York or Beijing to lead a rural Chinese village, setting an example for corruption-free local government. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
India's online retail market may be growing at an unprecedented pace, but challenges like the lack of profitability among online retailers could mean it may be up to another five years before the sector truly takes off in the Asia's third largest economy.
A BofE pledge to help London become a global trading center for China's yuan has stirred talk of a revival in the city's fortunes, similar to the explosion of the U.S. dollar market in the 1960s and 70s.
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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.