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Can eating too much sushi reduce your brain power? The GlobalPost reports.
The United States may have the world's largest economy, but it does not even crack the top ten percent when it comes to a perceived lack of corruption, according to Transparency International.
A group linked to Thailand's richest man, Dhanin Chearavanont, has bought global bank HSBC's entire stake in China's Ping An Insurance for $9.38 billion.
China's economic growth may quicken to 8.2 percent in 2013 from an expected 7.7 percent this year in response to official growth-promoting polices, but downside risk remains from global uncertainties, a top Chinese think-tank said on Wednesday.
Zhengzhou Coal Mining shares tumble in its Hong Kong debut, negatively affecting the underwriters of the $300 million offering, underscoring reduced appetite for new IPOs.
Growth in China's services sector slowed in November as lackluster growth in new orders and a surge of work backlogs.
Samsung Electronics pushed the anointed heir of the company Chairman closer to the top job on Wednesday.
Australia's resource-blessed economy grew a moderate 0.5 percent last quarter thanks to a fresh burst of business investment, but lower export revenues, government cutbacks and a cresting mining boom mean tougher times may lie ahead.
Japan's Universal Entertainment on Tuesday sued Thomson Reuters for defamation over news articles relating to payments Universal made to an ex-consultant to the Philippine gaming authority.
Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.
GameStop is taking share and should benefit from the emerging game console cycle as the launch of the Nintendo Wii U leads to another wave of innovation, said CEO Paul Raines.
Subaru has sold more than 300,000 cars in the U.S. this year for the first time in its history, Thomas Doll, Subaru of America COO, told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday.
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Governments and economists from elsewhere in the developed world are looking East for a clue to the long-term consequences of loose monetary policy.
Qualcomm will invest as much as $120 million in Sharp, a cash injection likely to make it the struggling Japanese TV maker's biggest shareholder.
In line with expectations, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) delivered a 25 basis point rate cut on Tuesday, taking the benchmark interest rate to 3 percent - its lowest level since 2009. However, analysts remain divided on whether the central bank will push rates even lower next year.
Southeast Asia's largest economy is going to implement double-digit wage hikes next year which raises the question – Is the country's position as a hot spot for foreign investment under threat.
Muddy Waters Research characterized Olam's $1.25 billion fund-raising plan as a "sovereign bailout" since it is backed by Singapore state investor Temasek.
India has declared itself ready to deploy naval vessels to the South China Sea to protect its oil-exploration interests there, a potential new escalation of tensions in a disputed area where fears of armed conflict have been growing steadily.
U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland tightened its grip on GrainCorp, hiking its bid to $2.9 billion, but may need to offer more to win over Australia's last major independent grains handler.
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While the venture with Tesco will weigh on its profits in the near term, China Resources Enterprise will gain expertise from the partnership, says Charles Yan, Head of Greater China Consumer Research at Standard Chartered Bank.
Adithep Vanabriksha, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the initial public offering market in Thailand which is heating up with 30 companies and trusts waiting to be listed.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says Asian currencies are more likely to depreciate in an "orderly way" that won't disrupt the region when the Fed raises rates.