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Markets have held up relatively well this week in the face of financial turmoil in Cyprus, prompting some analysts to warn that investors are too complacent about the risks.
HSBC takes a stab at wacky correlations between the performance of the 28 teams taking part in Hong Kong's most celebrated annual three-day sporting event, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and economic trends.
Swedish auto maker Volvo has uncovered widespread cheating by its car dealers in China, where retailers inflated sales to win cash rebates from the company.
From what the world has seen so far of China's new leaders, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang have learnt a thing or two from Western spin-doctors. During his first annual press conference as premier last Sunday, Mr Li's words and demeanor were carefully crafted to present him as a peasant boy done good. The Financial Times reports.
Don't let fears of a housing bubble stop you from investing in Chinese real estate, one expert tells CNBC, adding that China remains one of the world's most attractive property markets.
Shares of the world's largest supplier of clothes and toys to retailers, Li & Fung, rallied 4 percent despite posting a lower operating profit. Jackson Wong of Tanrich Securities explains why.
Eric Sprott, CEO at Sprott Asset Management explains why promises of money printing by the Bank of Japan's new leadership isn't enough reason to buy Japanese stocks.
China's new leader Xi Jinping arrives in Russia on Friday for his first overseas trip, with an elusive gas deal expected to be high on the agenda.
The BlackBerry Z10 hits store shelves Friday and there's a lot at stake for the company. But with the Android and iPhone -- is there even room for the new BlackBerry?
The new governor of the Bank of Japan says the central bank is ready to use all means available, including buying longer-term assets, to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Google's YouTube said the number of unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month has reached 1 billion.
The Cyprus bailout chaos serves as a stark reminder that fundamental issues in the world economy are not yet fixed, said CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands.
Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard won a leadership contest on Thursday unopposed, although analysts said vote was unlikely to end damaging internal divisions with a risk that elections scheduled for September may have to be held earlier.
China has to meet high standards if it wants to join the U.S.-led trade negotiations with Asia Pacific economies, Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis told CNBC.
A group of Suntech Power lenders want the Chinese solar panel maker's main unit declared insolvent, a sign Beijing is losing support for the industry.
A Chinese Internet address was the source of a cyberattack on one of the South Korean companies hit in a massive computer shutdown that affected five other banks or companies, initial findings indicated Thursday. The Associated Press reports.
North Korea's supreme military command said on Thursday its "precision attack" weapons have U.S. navy bases in Guam and Okinawa in their sights and will attack them if it is provoked.
Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector picked up in March, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed, recovering from a holiday-driven dip the month before but still short of January's strong performance.
Haruhiko Kuroda, the new Bank of Japan Governor, holds his first press conference on Thursday, with media reports suggesting he will use the opportunity to unveil a major departure in monetary policy.
The newly appointed U.S. Treasury secretary "pressed hard" in meetings with Chinese leaders over alleged Chinese cyber attacks aimed at stealing commercial secrets from American companies, according to U.S. officials. The Financial Times reports.
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Mark Todd, director, Debt Markets at National Australia Bank, says investors are looking to buy the dip in U.S. Treasurys on the back of any Fed movement.
David Lennox, resources analyst at Fat Prophets, says big miners like Rio Tinto will have a better chance of surviving the rout in iron ore prices, but it is hard to say for sure in the junior end.
Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, discusses the risk of "Grexit" ahead of the country's meeting with the eurogroup of finance ministers on April 24.