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North Korea on Sunday offered high-level talks with the US, only days after it cancelled planned official talks with South Korea for the first time in over two years.
A few hundred rights advocates and political activists marched through Hong Kong on Saturday to demand protection for Edward Snowden, who leaked revelations of U.S. electronic surveillance.
Singapore's central bank censured a record 20 banks on Friday after it found more than 100 traders in the city state tried to rig key borrowing and currency rates.
Nicaragua's congress has passed bill granting a little-known Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.
The wild swings in the Japanese market may be creating opportunities to pick up some interesting individual stocks on the correction, say fund managers.
A surprise interest rate hike from Indonesia came amid one of the worst weeks for emerging markets. Now analysts anticipate governments to take further action to stem the tide.
Indonesia's surprise decision to hike interest rates was a pre-emptive move against inflation as the local currency weakens, said the central bank.
China's GDP growth could slide below 7% in the second half of the year, warned Nomura, highlighting that risks to the outlook economy have risen "significantly" in recent weeks.
Since stunning the markets with monetary easing, the Bank of Japan has failed to offer solace to investors that have been rattled by violent swings in Japanese markets.
One member of the Bank of Japan's policy board said limiting quantitative easing to two years could help stabilize the bond market.
Japan's cabinet rubber-stamped a set of measures on Friday to boost growth that so far have failed to impress markets and made Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promise to take more steps.
Take note, Ben Bernanke: Japan is what happens when a market demanding constant stimulus doesn't get what it wants.
A one-on-one interview with Nintendo's global CEO Satoru Iwata on the lackluster performance of the Wii U and what the company plans to do to turn around sales and engagement.
China's stock market hit its lowest level in six months, joining a global sell-off with growing pessimism about the outlook for the Chinese economy adding to the market's woes.
Indonesia's central bank announced a surprise hike in its benchmark rate by 25 basis points to 6 percent on Thursday, in the face of growing pressure on the rupiah.
The stampede out of Japanese stocks resumed on Thursday, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 tumbling more than 6 percent as investors reassessed their outlook for the market.
The yen strengthened to a 10-week high against the dollar on Thursday, as heightened concerns about Federal Reserve tapering brought the safe haven trade back into play.
Efforts to make the global financial system safer could be making Asia more vulnerable to credit shocks, leaving bond traders worried that a sharp sell-off could turn into a rout.
Australian employment beat expectations with a small rise in May while the jobless rate surprised by ticking down to 5.5 percent, a resilient result.
The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.
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Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.
Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, says there are concerns over the valuations in European markets, but reiterated that he still prefers equities to fixed income.
The U.S. tech sector is trading at a lower P/E ratio than other sectors such as utility hence the Nasdaq will continue its uptrend, says King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management.