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The founder of private equity group TPG Capital tells the Milken Institute Global Conference that Japan is one of the most challenged nations on earth.
The sight of a third-grader driving a $200,000 sports car in a country with crippling poverty has touched off a new round of controversy in the East over the new class of the super-rich, and the dangers of wealth gone wild.
SoftBank said there is no need to improve its $20.1 billion bid for 70 percent of U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel, which has been challenged by Dish Network.
Pfizer reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing the stronger dollar and the spin-off of its animal health unit Zoetis.
Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.
A slew of economic data out of Japan on Tuesday gives conflicting signals on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical revival plan is working or not.
As Japanese corporate sentiment gets a boost from "Abenomics" the country's sluggish property market is showing signs of life, with office prices in Tokyo expected to surge 10 percent over the next 18 months.
Singapore's economy should see a modest rebound this year, although uncertainty regarding the outlook for global growth means the recovery could be choppy, the country's central bank said in a report published on Tuesday.
An intriguing academic study casts new light on the dark arts of leaking deals. The New York Times reports.
Mining group Rio Tinto plans to almost halve the size of its London head office, cutting more than 200 jobs as it tries to slash more than $5 billion in costs by the end of next year.
With little fanfare, China is sending an official with a 'tough cop' reputation to be its top man in Macau, as Beijing puts tackling corruption center stage.
The price of copper, a key industrial commodity, is likely headed for a fast, but temporary fall, says this chartist.
Taiwan's economy grew by a well-below-forecast preliminary 1.54 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2013, pointing to a slow recovery for the global economy.
The risk of asset bubbles in Southeast Asia's fastest-growing emerging economies is rising, warn economists, pointing to red flags including surging domestic credit growth.
Japan's jobless rate fell in March, while household spending rose 5.2 percent in March from a year earlier, data on Tuesday showed.
In a note to clients Sunday, ISI analyst Brian Marshall explained how he "chickened out" when trying to replace his Apple iPhone 5 with a Samsung Galaxy S4.
Honda is recalling nearly 46,000 Fit Sport small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the electronic stability control system.
Brent crude oil will hit $115 a barrel by the end of the year, according to a commodity analyst at Roubini Global Economics.
The resilient Australian dollar is due a major correction and could fall over 40 percent in the next 18 months, according to one analyst.
Falling commodity prices coupled with China's structural slowdown will help create a new generation of emerging market "growth stars" across Europe and Asia, according to economists at independent research firm Capital Economics.
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David Lennox, resource analyst at Fat Prophets, says iron ore supply remains adequate despite major producers announcing plans to shut down future productions.
Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, outlines his expectations for easing from China and explains why investors should be careful of Indonesia for the time being.
Sani Hamid, director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance, says Indonesian markets will likely see profit-taking for the next 12-24 months amid a looming U.S. rate hike.