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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is half way across the world from brokerages in Beijing, but small time investor Zhao Qiang is monitoring the American market regulator's moves.
A U.S. judge on Monday denied Apple's request for a permanent injunction against Samsung's smartphones.
The Bank of Japan will consider no later than January whether to adopt a 2 percent inflation target, in response to calls from next Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for stronger efforts to beat deflation.
China's burgeoning economic recovery may need central bank easing to spur it along next year, as foreign investors scale back spending commitments in the face of a gloomy external outlook.
Crime, corruption and tax evasion have cost the developing world nearly $6 trillion over the past decade, and illicit funds keep growing, led by China, a financial watchdog group said in a new report.
India's central bank kept its powder dry at its latest monetary policy meeting, prompting the question - what will it take for policymakers to move on interest rates?
Legitimate as well as dodgy businesses have flooded East Africa with millions of low-cost Chinese-made handhelds, for good and bad. Caixin reports.
Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities fell 0.7 percent from a year earlier, according to Reuters calculations based on official data published on Tuesday, a ninth straight month of year-on-year decline.
The Nikkei index has two resistance levels that cap the current rally breakout.
New Zealand's government said it would maintain its tough spending controls in 20 years as it downgraded its economic growth outlook on Tuesday, pledging to return the strained budget to a small surplus by 2015.
With global growth expected to remain modest in 2013, investors should look at so-called "value" stocks in Asia, which have a potential upside of as much as 20 percent, says HSBC.
Australia's central bank said it decided to cut interest rates this month rather than wait because it saw further evidence that a peak in the mining investment boom was near, while the non-resource sector showed no signs of picking up.
No matter who wins South Korea's presidential election on Wednesday, the end is near for the hard-line policy on North Korea promoted by the departing president: the two top candidates both agree on a more moderate approach.
A record month of redemption from equity mutual funds invested in Southeast Asia suggests a boom in these markets could be over as money managers look elsewhere for value with their sights set on China and India.
Consistent with the theme of his latest book, John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes Japan is rapidly approaching the end of the road paved with government bonds and a strong currency.
On Sunday night, Apple announced that it sold two million iPhone 5s over launch weekend in China. Two reasons this is significant, writes CNBC's John Fortt.
The Japanese people have handed Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party the chance to kick-start the country's moribund economy – but which companies could benefit from the LDP's plans?
The inefficiency at Indonesian ports makes it is cheaper to send goods to China from Jakarta than to the edge of the archipelago.
Sportswear firm Li Ning warned it will post a substantial 2012 loss as it racks up as much as $288 million in expenses under a plan to buy back inventory from distributors, one of the thorniest problems facing retailers in China.
India lowered its official growth forecast to between 5.7 and 5.9 percent for this fiscal year, the finance ministry's mid-year economic review said on Monday, but said it was on track to meet a fiscal deficit target of 5.3 percent.
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Amid weaker economic growth outside the U.S., the central bank is in no hurry to increase interest rates next year, says Kumar Palghat, Director at Kapstream Capital.
Takuji Okubo, Principal and Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, explains why he agrees with the Bank of Japan's optimistic economic outlook.
Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says the U.S. dollar appear set on an uptrend in 2015 on the back of diverging monetary policies globally, but warns of risks from increasing volatility.