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Shipments of tablets running Google's Android will overtake the iPad this year for the first time, the IDC predicted.
National Australia Bank, Australia's largest bank by assets, said it would not engage in a "desperate fire sale" of its UK unit, as it announced restructuring plans to save up to A$800 million ($825 million) a year.
Singapore's police have pledged to share with the FBI evidence they collected in the death of Shane Todd, an American engineer found hanged in his Singapore apartment in June, Singaporean foreign minister, K. Shanmugam, said on Tuesday.
While it might be some time before AirAsia starts flying in India, the near $15 million deal that gives the budget carrier a 49 percent stake in a new Indian airline is restoring confidence in the turbulent sector.
A lobby group representing US technology companies is set to attack India for its domestic procurement policies at a congressional hearing Wednesday, in a sign of growing concern among multinationals about market access in the south Asian nation. The Financial Times reports.
The "reflationary" policies of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be just what the economy needs, but it will come at the expense of Japan's fastest-growing demographic group: its so-called "silver savers.
BHP Billiton Ltd said authorities had asked it about its sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and said it had complied with all applicable laws, after media reported it was facing an investigation.
Fears in China are rife that pollution is out of control after 6,000 dead pigs were cleared from a Shanghai river.
Cash-strapped Chinese solar panel maker Suntech Power is likely to be bailed out by the state, despite a temporary reprieve from some debt holders, as it struggles to cover a $541 million convertible bond.
Tech is about to come out of winter hibernation. This week: the U.S. gets to pre-order the BlackBerry Z10, and Samsung unveils the Galaxy S4.
World oil demand growth could fall short of forecasts in 2013, producer group OPEC said on Tuesday, citing economic risks in the euro zone and the United States.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Could the successful listing of a Hong Kong pawn shop, whose shares surged over 30 percent on their debut Tuesday, be the catalyst that injects life back into the city's lackluster IPO market?
India's industrial output expanded for the first time in three months in January, an early sign that Asia's third largest economy may have turned a corner but it likely won't prevent the central bank from easing monetary policy further.
Talk of a "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities is misleading, according to Lombard Odier.
The most important number for COMEX gold is $1,540 an ounce. This has determined the precious metal's course in the past and could do so going forward.
South Korea's central bank is expected to hold fire, keeping its policy rate steady for a fifth straight month, while the odds of at least one more cut this year have increased as the local economy struggles to gain momentum.
It is likely to be tough, but China's new leadership needs to do less and not more if it wants an economy driven by consumption rather than investment and exports.
Fierce lobbying by central government agencies and debt-laden local governments is keeping the hawks at China's central bank in check for now.
Alicia Yap, Barclays's Head of China Internet Research and Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, explains why she is still positive on Chinese social networking company Renren despite the current quarter's weak guidance.
While foreign markets offer cheap valuations, they continue to underperform U.S.-based assets and U.S. markets. says Meb Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management.
Mark O'Byrne, Executive and Research Director at GoldCore, says waning support for the Swiss referendum could be a headwind for gold prices in the short run.
Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, explains why the agency plans to review Japan's ratings by end of 2014. The country is currently rated A+ with a negative outlook.