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  • Abenomics, So What? Japan Inc Still in Contraction Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 8:09 PM ET

    Even as the new policies by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflate the economy are making a difference to some companies, the bulk of corporate Japan remains in recession. The Financial Times reports.

  • Facebook Phone Announcement: What to Expect Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 3:58 PM ET

    Facebook is expected to unveil new operating system for the android phone, and the consensus of analysts appears to be positive.

  • Videogame Consoles You Haven't Heard of Yet Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 3:43 PM ET
    Ouya's Gaming System

    New console makers are taking on the titans of the videogame industry, betting that their cheaper, more mobile-like products will give them an edge over their bigger competitors.

  • Apple CEO Says Sorry to Chinese Consumers Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 1:58 PM ET
    Tim Cook

    Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese consumers on Monday for confusion over its warranty policy following more than two weeks of criticism in the Chinese media of its after-sales service.

  • How US Boom Could Rattle Global Order Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.

  • Pfizer Profit Drops on Loss of Lipitor Exclusivity

    India's top court has dealt a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms who are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.

  • Why Are Japan's Manufacturers So Bearish? Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 3:26 AM ET
    Nissan Plant, Japan

    The results of a closely watched business confidence survey in Japan defying the optimism reflected in a soaring stock market.

  • South Korea Vows Fast Response If North Strikes Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    North Korean soldiers.

    South Korea will strike back if the North stages any attack on its territory, the new president warned, as tensions ratcheted higher on the Korean peninsula amid shrill rhetoric from Pyongyang and the U.S. deployment of radar-evading fighters.

  • China Home Prices Up for 10th Month, Survey Shows Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:42 AM ET
    At a property trade fair in Beijing, China

    Average home prices in China's 100 biggest cities rose for the tenth straight month in March, challenging policymakers who are trying to cool record home prices with mixed results.

  • China March PMIs Rebound, Domestic Demand Shines Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    Stronger domestic demand helped China's factory activity to rebound in March, with new orders up sharply in a sign that the underlying economic recovery is strong enough to weather any risks from patchy export performance.

  • Decoding Chinese PMI—Watch Key Thresholds Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:13 AM ET

    To gauge the strength of the recovery in the "workshop of the world," there are three key thresholds investors should monitor, says one economist.

  • Singapore Property Prices Cool in the First Quarter Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 12:14 AM ET

    Private property prices in Singapore rose at a much slower rate in the first three months of this year compared to the quarter before, as government property curbs announced in January to cool the market dampened demand.

  • Panasonic Unit in US Bribery Investigation: Report Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 10:48 PM ET
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    A unit of Japan's Panasonic is under investigation by U.S. authorities looking at whether the company paid bribes overseas to airline employees or government officials to help land business.

  • China Deaths Spark Fresh Bird Flu Fears Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 9:27 PM ET
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    Two people in Shanghai, one of China's largest cities, died this month after contracting a strain of avian influenza that had never been passed to humans before.

  • China Financials Still a Slow Boat for Reforms Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 9:12 PM ET
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    China's financial reform campaign has indeed chalked up considerable victories, but it appears more time will be needed before additional and necessary reform measures take root. The Caixin reports.

  • Japan Sentiment Improves, but Reading Misses Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 7:54 PM ET
    Shibuya district, Tokyo

    Sentiment among Japanese manufacturers improved for the first time in three quarters, according to the Bank of Japan's key economic indicator, the Tankan survey.

  • American Stealth Jets Join South Korea Drills Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 7:08 PM ET
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    The U.S. has sent F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea to join military drills aimed in the face of intensifying threats from North Korea.

  • Japan Just Might Be Set to Open a New Chapter Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 4:57 PM ET
    The Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

    If the Bank of Japan meets expectations and embarks this week on a radical policy shift to crush deflation, the meeting will go down as historic.

  • Three Major Chinese Cities Slap New Property Curbs Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 3:42 AM ET

    Beijing and Shanghai will implement strict property cooling measures as part of a central government crackdown on the overheated property market, Xinhua said on Saturday.

  • China's Urbanization Leaves Migrant Workers in the Cold Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Cheap neighborhoods in China are being cleared as part of a "urbanization" campaign. But in an ironic twist, the clearance of these "villages within cities" removes cheap housing for the very people targeted to fuel that migration.

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