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India's Gujarat state will hold a potentially game-changing vote on Thursday that could help decide whether Chief Minister Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi, becomes India's next prime minister.
There was anger and dismay after North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit on Wednesday -- plenty of it in South Korea and Japan. There was also surprise.
South Korea's central bank kept interest rates on hold for a second consecutive month, as it feels out the effects from two rate cuts this year as well as latest policy easing from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
The city's market watchdog proposes that banks preparing companies for listing on Hong Kong's stock exchange will be made explicitly liable for IPO prospectuses, although they will also have more powers to ensure that their clients play by the rules.
Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group said it will pay $8.6 million as a settlement for transactions that could be seen as violations of U.S. sanctions.
Printing money and going on a spending spree would usually sow alarm in a heavily indebted economy, but investors in Japan are betting that opposition leader Shinzo Abe will tone down his strategy if he wins power in Sunday's national election.
India's government has announced an inquiry into the lobbying practices of Wal-Mart after a report that the giant retailer had pressed U.S. lawmakers to help gain access to foreign markets.
Indonesia-focused miner Bumi moved closer to divorcing the Bakrie family that co-founded it, announcing the departure of its Bakrie-supported chief executive and plans to sell its stake in unit Bumi Resources soon.
GrainCorp rejected on Thursday a sweetened $2.9 billion bid from U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland.
What stock did people in the U.S. Google the most in 2012? To no surprise whatsoever, it was Facebook.
The Federal Reserve met market expectations Wednesday with another round of easing, this time with a pledge to keep interest rates low until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent and inflation tops 2.5 percent.
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Land of the rising sun? Not so much, says this pro. He expects yen weakness to continue for some time.
Employers are struggling to fill entry-level vacancies, Diana Farrell, Diana Farrell, Director and Co-founder at the McKinsey Center for Government told CNBC
OPEC agreed on Wednesday to hold its oil production limit unchanged at 30 million barrels a day, delegates at the meeting said. Ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries continued in closed session to debate who should be the group's next secretary general. They were divided over candidacies from Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
North Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, boosting the credentials of its new leader and stepping up the threat the isolated and impoverished state poses to its opponents.
The oil market may appear calm but the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that recent data show the market is actually undergoing violent structural changes.
A big surge in manufacturing output pushed India's industrial growth to its highest in more than a year in October.
The sharp run-up in Hong Kong house prices raises the risk of an abrupt correction and the government should take further steps if necessary to contain risks arising from the property market, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday.
Where are employees most satisfied in their jobs? Beer tasters at Sam Adams? Photographers at Playboy? Shoppers for Saks? Mickey at Disneyland? No, Facebook.
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Erwin Sanft, MD and Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, explains why Chinese economic data are poised for a pickup in the fourth quarter.
Robert Parker, Vice-Chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management, says the HSBC flash Purchasing Managers' Index, which hit a three-month low in August, will rebound back to 52 in the months ahead.
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