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Japan's radical monetary policies has created the most volatile government bond market in the world, analysts say.
Sharp said it expects to rebound to an operating profit in the year to March 31 as it battles to remain viable after averting failure last year.
American hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb, known for starting big fights, has called for a breakup of Sony. The New York Times reports.
Australia's government is expected to unveil a big budget deficit when it delivers its federal budget later on Tuesday.
Gold imports into the world's largest consumer of the precious metal surged 138 percent in April, widening the already ballooning current account and trade deficits. But, economists say this could be a one-off.
According to local media reports, China could lower its official growth forecast to 7 percent next year – a move that suggests Beijing is growing more comfortable with slower pace of growth.
The fall of the Aussie below parity against the U.S. dollar may not be the start of a downtrend for this resilient currency.
Property conglomerate Cheung Kong said on Monday it will cancel sales of hotel units at a Hong Kong project after regulators ruled the deals were unauthorized investments.
A young U.S. engineer found dead in his Singapore flat last year had accessed several websites on suicide and depression, a lawyer for the city state said. The Financial Times reports.
As markets await Treasurer Wayne Swan to unveil the country's budget later on Tuesday, CNBC's Matthew Taylor investigates why its unlikely for the government to deliver a surplus this year.
Thousands of private messages sent between users of Bloomberg's financial terminals have leaked online.
The Treasury's strategy seems to be that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand whatever negative impacts that may come from a stronger dollar against the yen, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The world's two biggest fashion retailers backed an accord aimed at preventing a repeat of last month's collapse of a Bangladesh factory building.
Everything seems to have gone wrong for the nuclear industry, which a few years ago was seen as a potential competitor to fossil fuels and was gearing up for a renaissance.
As gold faces pressure, Rich Ilczyszyn reveals the new levels that will matter to the market.
Chinese economic data for April has cast further doubt over the recovery in the world's second largest economy.
India's April trade deficit leapt to $17.8 billion on a massive surge in imports of cheaper gold that will increase concerns about the current account deficit in Asia's third largest economy.
Even as Japan prepares to unveil first quarter GDP figures later this week, experts warn that further falls in the yen – which has been a key reason for the recent optimism in the economy – could pose a risk to future growth.
If an article in Monday's Wall Street Journal is anything to go by, the U.S. Fed is getting ready to unwind monetary stimulus. That prospect is unlikely to be as alarming for markets as feared, analysts tell CNBC.
China's annual industrial output growth quickened to 9.3 percent in April, recovering from a seven-month low hit in March but still missing market expectations, data showed on Monday.
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Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, says he sees no reason why Europe's issue with Google may jeopardize trade relations between the U.S. and Europe
Martin Cooper, CEO of Norwegian-based REC Solar, discusses the firm's $640 million acquisition by China National Bluestar.
Jigar Shah, CEO at Maybank Kim Eng Securities India, says low energy prices are positive for markets given their impact on inflation.