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Eight months into the yen's steep decline and Japan's policymakers are starting to voice their concern about the pace of the currency's move.
The U.S. dollar and its reaction to the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Congress testimony on Wednesday will prove central for crude oil price direction this week.
If there's one lingering sore point between Hollywood and China, it's Tibet. For years, celebrity activists have annoyed Beijing by organizing charity concerts for Tibetan independence. The Global Post reports.
A two-day Bank of Japan meeting, a speech by the Federal Reserve's chief and minutes from the latest Reserve Bank of Australia gathering put central banks in focus for Asian markets this week.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told visiting Chinese President Li Keqiang on Sunday a recent military standoff in the Himalayas could affect relations between the two countries as they looked to boost bilateral trade.
The renewable fuel sector struggles to find its voice in a world of renewed popularity for oil and gas. One part of that aims to transform agriculture waste into fuel.
North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, a day after launching three of these missiles, a South Korean news agency said.
Cloud computing remains a major secular trend in technology, but investors may not fully appreciate the benefits for Amazon and Google.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 jolted northeastern Japan on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
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China's housing inflation quickened in April, marking the fourth consecutive year-on-year rise and challenging Beijing's efforts to cool record home prices while supporting economic expansion.
Maritime pirates are honing their tactics and beefing up their weaponry. Here are the world’s most pirate-infested waters, and learn about individual attacks from each place.
Indonesia is ready for a sudden withdrawal of foreign funds from the country once major central banks around the world start unwinding their aggressive monetary stimulus, a senior Indonesian government official says.
In a week dominated by talk about when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start unwinding its massive monetary stimulus program, a raft of weak U.S. economic data have introduced an element of confusion into the markets.
Japanese core machinery orders jumped a bigger-than-expected 14.2 percent in March in a sign a weaker yen are making companies more confident about investing in equipment.
Vikram Pandit, the former Citigroup chief executive, has returned to banking by investing in an Indian financial services group that hopes to launch a new lender. The Financial Times reports.
Honda is returning to Formula One, confirming that it will renew its partnership with McLaren and supply the British team's engines from 2015. The Financial Times reports.
Foxconn has made substantial progress toward improving safety at its three Chinese plants, but it has not yet reduced the average workweek to the maximum allowed by Chinese law. The New York Times reports.
The paths of Japan and Europe, which have been the sick men of the world economy for years, diverged this week: Japan showed a robust first quarter growth while Europe fell deeper into recession. Will Europe learn from Japan? The NYT reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken charge of drawing up ambitious reform plans to revitalize the economy, shunning policy stimulus for fear it could worsen local government debt.
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The key risk for Chinese stocks is when the government decides to pull the plug on policy support, says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.
Until a clearer picture emerges in the case of Greece, the euro will likely continue to stumble, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.
For oil markets right now, a return of Iranian supply is a bigger worry than geopolitical risks, says Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight.