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Benchmark oil prices will likely extend losses this week - with some forecasters predicting Brent crude may breach $100 a barrel - as U.S. fuel supplies build and demand stays soft, according to CNBC's latest oil sentiment survey.
The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since October 2011 in early Asia trade on Wednesday, extending this month's sharp slide against a broadly-stronger U.S. currency.
Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.
Japan and China could be powerful growth drivers ahead for the luxury retailer, one analyst told CNBC.
Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.
The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC.
The tapering of quantitative easing in the U.S. will likely have a destabilizing impact in Asia, a region that has been a target of hot money inflows in recent years, according to Nomura.
Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.
Chinese equities have repeatedly disappointed investors in recent months, but U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs remains optimistic that the laggard will deliver solid returns this year.
Japan's stock market was much calmer on Tuesday after three days of extreme volatility. Still, strategists advised caution after a sharp sell-off.
China's loose monetary policy and strong pent-up housing demand will drive up home prices in 2013, but government cooling measures will keep the market from running away.
A sharp fall in the Australian dollar could persuade Australia's central bank not to cut interest rates again.
The People's Republic is, by just about any measure, home to the world's most relentless, prolific and successful hackers in the world. More cyber-attack traffic comes from China than any other country. The GlobalPost reports.
For the third year in a row, Australia has taken the top prize for being the happiest place to live in the advanced world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Better Life Index.
The recent sell-off in the Nikkei is just a correction with the uptrend intact is what the charts point to.
In the U.S., employment outlook is finally starting to look up for the millennials. In China, however, this is not the case. The GlobalPost reports.
That could be the future for Club Med, the French resort operator, which said Monday that it had received a $700 million buyout offer led by its two largest shareholders. The New York Times reports.
A survey of thousands of international employers shows one in four struggling to fill vacancies, despite soaring unemployment in Europe and beyond.
China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to Germany, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beijing's drive for a special bilateral partnership with Berlin bypassing the EU.
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John Buckingham, chief investment officer at Al Frank Asset Management, says the first-quarter results from Corporate America is unlikely to see "tremendous surprises" and advises investors to focus on earnings guidance.
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