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With elections around the corner, former vice finance minister of Japan, says he's not hopeful PM Abe will announce any ground-breaking structural reforms.
After 21 years of uninterrupted economic growth, the risk of Australia’s economy slipping into recession may be growing, analysts say.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept monetary policy steady and revised up its assessment of the economy, unfazed by recent market turbulence.
There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.
Selling the Japanese yen has been one of the hottest trades of the year, but the currency's rebound against the U.S. dollar in the past three weeks has some questioning whether the short-yen trade has now run its course.
How far can the Nikkei fall? It could well be to 11,500 and any rebound will encounter resistance.
Japan's SoftBank said on Tuesday that it has agreed with Sprint Nextel to raise its offer for the U.S. wireless operator to $21.6 billion.
A U.S. judge has revisited a censorship lawsuit by pro-democracy activists against Baidu and China, even after China invoked its authority as a sovereign nation to block the case.
The top technology plays around aren't in the United States, Light Street Capital Founder Glen Kacher says.
Why the yen could be gold's single biggest driver.
Edward Snowden's decision to flee to Hong Kong as he prepared to expose the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs may not save him from prosecution.
Samsung's stock fell victim to heavy selling on Friday that wiped out $12 billion of the company's market value on concerns smartphone sales may underperform market expectations.
After weeks of heavy selling in Japan's equity market and volatility in government bonds, a degree of stability is now expected to return with stronger-than-expected data.
India's rupee fell more than 1 percent to a record low against a broadly robust U.S. dollar on Monday, but strategists say it's not all gloom and doom for the battered currency.
Xi Jinping offered the U.S. nothing on trade yet wants to build a 'Dream Team' with Germany, Michael Ivanovitch points out.
China faces battle against fake wine as the amount of knock-offs on the market may increase as Beijing investigates wine imports from the European Union.
The downturn in the world's second largest economy, China, could be the most drawn-out since the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis, said a new report.
Ghost companies set up in international tax havens could be sheltering the North Korean regime's fortune, an investigation by South Korean journalists report. The GlobalPost reports.
The week ahead in Asia will see a raft of central bank meetings, starting off with Japan and followed by Malaysia, New Zealand, South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Japan has revised annualized gross domestic product growth (GDP) for January-to-March to 4.1 percent from a preliminary reading of 3.5 percent, official data showed on Monday.
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With falling oil prices and a regional power play underway, the task of diversifying Saudi Arabia's economy is seen with increasing urgency.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia & NZ at HSBC, says upbeat comments from the Reserve Bank of Australia means the central bank could keep rates on hold for the rest of 2015.
Speaking to CNBC at the Asian Development Bank's annual meeting in Baku, Arun Jaitley, minister of finance of India, discusses the controversy surrounding the minimum alternative tax.