Japan's consumer inflation eased in February for a seventh straight month increasing expectations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will have to undertake further stimulus measures to achieve its price target.» Read More
Samsung lost $12 billion in market value on Friday, hit by downgrades that have underscored concerns about slowing sales of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone.
Even as Japan's stock index flirted with bear territory on Friday and then closed more than 6 percent lower for the week, there was some good news for the beaten-down Nikkei.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies to revive Japan's economy are proving to be problematic for neighboring South Korea, said the head of the country's financial regulator.
Any Fed tapering of bond buying could lead to a liquidity squeeze in the world's second largest economy.
Benchmark crude oil prices may rise in the second half of this year if Iran's chief nuclear negotiator and frontrunner in presidential elections, wins the vote scheduled for June 14.
A Chinese firm is close to buying Britain's largest luxury yacht maker by sales, underscoring China's growing appetite for European luxury assets. The Financial Times reports.
Strategists say the wild currency moves in the dollar-yen may be far from over.
China's new leaders have adopted a greater tolerance for a slowdown in the economy than their predecessors and are likely to allow quarterly growth to slip as far as 7 percent before triggering fresh stimulus.
Americans know that the U.S. keeps a huge petroleum reserve, but China takes stockpiling to an entirely different level: It runs a strategic pork reserve.
Obama's cyberhacking talks with China can have only a "limited" impact, former ambassador Jon Huntsman tells CNBC.
The Australian dollar continued its dramatic slide on Thursday, hitting a 20-month low against the U.S. dollar below the 95 cent mark to levels unseen since October 2011.
Volatility in global markets looks tame compared with the wild swings in emerging market currencies as investors brace for an unwinding of the Fed’s hefty monetary stimulus, strategists say.
Although the fall in Japan's benchmark stock index over the past two weeks has been much steeper than anticipated, the market might just escape bear market territory, strategists say.
China is doing "much better" than the recent slew of discouraging monthly economic data might suggest, according to Stephen Roach.
Sharp falls in Japanese equities have started to strengthen the yen as foreign investors unwind hedges they took out to protect themselves from the yen's recent slide.
Private banks in the Asian financial hub, Singapore, are the next target of tighter regulations after the crackdown in the U.S. and Europe on tax cheats.
Bain & Co. predicts that growth in luxury sales will be up to 50 percent slower this year than last. The main reason: Chinese are breaking away from their gift-giving culture and trying not to be ostentatious.
Cyberattacks will no doubt be a major topic when President Barack Obama meets Friday with China President Xi Jinping. Both sides call foul, and in a sense they are both right.
Amid growing domestic tensions and internal imbalances, China's new leaders are working to wean its economy off decades of state investment.
The 1967 "summer of love" may have initiated a major political and cultural shift, but 2013 looks set to produce a sizeable change in investors' blood pressure.
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