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Polls show the election is likely to return to power the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party, which has promised to boost public works and talks of spending 200 trillion yen on projects over the next decade.
If China's GDP continues growing at its current pace, the republic will become the lead economic power within the next 20 years.
Australia's economy may be one of the most resilient in the developed world, having expanded over 3 percent in the third quarter even as the mining boom loses steam, but analysts say the government's vow to return the budget to surplus may knock the wind out of its economy.
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An extremely rare bottle of Glenfiddich single malt scotch may fetch as much as $100,000.
Why is Wednesday's meeting in Vienna going to be a potentially moody affair? Is the apparent lack of downside risk in the oil price disguising longer term economic and political problems ahead? .
New regulations in Mongolia could stifle a deal to develop the Oyu Tolgoi mine, the world’s biggest new source of copper, and hurt the country’s broader economy.
Asian stocks have had a solid run this year, with the MSCI Asia Ex-Japan Index rallying 17 percent since the start of 2012, and Standard Chartered Bank says expect another 10 percent upside in the new year.
China's banks lent more slowly than markets expected in November while the pace of total financing eased, but analysts said the economy remains on track for a modest recovery.
In China, angry passengers are resorting to extreme measures to protest delays as the country's restricted air corridors are becoming clogged with millions of new fliers each year.
Benchmark oil prices will continue to remain in a tight range this week as the continued lack of progress on averting the U.S. "fiscal cliff" and a political crisis in Italy offset positive sentiment from data showing an improvement in China's economy.
The strongest support level is near 74.5. This suggests a fall below 79 will find temporary support near 77 and long term support near 74.5.
Australian business confidence slumped to its lowest level in more than three years in November, while conditions stayed weak, bolstering the case for further cuts in interest rates.
China must deepen reforms to perfect its market economy and strengthen rule of law, Communist Party chief Xi Jinping said in southern Guangdong.
China's economy is likely to surpass the United States in less than two decades but the Asian country is not expected to take on the superpower role of the United States in gathering coalitions to deal with global issues.
Federal and state authorities plan to announce a record $1.9 billion settlement with HSBC on Tuesday, a major victory in the government's broad crackdown on money laundering at banks.
StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.
Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics, hit by slumping orders and competition from rivals like Samsung Electronics, secured a 150 billion yen ($1.8 billion) lifeline from a government-led bailout on Monday.
The Bank of Japan will likely ease monetary policy as looming risks such as the potential fallout from the U.S. fiscal cliff and weak Chinese growth continue to cloud the outlook for an economy already seen as in recession.
There's a lot of talk about the staggering amount of cash some big tech companies are sitting on -- but just how much of that are they stashing outside the U.S.?
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Tim Harcourt, J.W. Nevile Fellow in economics, Australian School of Business at University of New South Wales, says dialogue between officials and protesters are an opportunity for China, not a threat.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy, Chief Economist at AMP Capital, explains why China's growth pace will steadily cool over the coming years.
Evan Niu, Senior Technology Specialist at The Motley Fool, says Apple's valuations are still very compelling and explains his bullish outlook on Apple Pay and iPhones.