South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain.» Read More
There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.
Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics says economies will need to look at fundamentals for future growth as the Fed withdraws its monetary easing.
Discussing the reality of expectations that China's economy will slow down, with David Gordon, Eurasia Group.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe. It was a modestly higher day, after good auto sales data from Germany and in spite of disappointing economic data from China.
Europeans are increasingly learning Chinese to boost their career prospects, but recruitment firms warn difficulties mastering the language, plus the insularity of European business, means those efforts may be misdirected.
Zhu Haibin, Chief China Economist and Head of Greater China Economic Research at J.P. Morgan says monetary easing may not be effective to address the structural problems facing China's economy at this moment. PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng joins in the conversation.
Ghost companies set up in international tax havens could be sheltering the North Korean regime's fortune, an investigation by South Korean journalists report. The GlobalPost reports.
Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM), discusses JGB market volatility, and whether it will spill over into international markets.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura warns about the rising crescent of chaos in the Middle East, and flags the upcoming Iranian elections as a risk event.
Meet Thaung Su Nyein, a new breed of Burmese, young, liberal, Western educated with a rare opportunity to pull his backward country into the modern age.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday the government would decide on tax cuts in autumn to encourage companies to boost capital expenditure as part of sweeping reforms to revive the economy.
China's growth could slow further after data released on Sunday showed subdued activity right across the economy in May in the face of sustained global weakness, raising the possibility of interest rate cuts.
U.S. President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping launched straight into discussing hard issues at an informal summit, and may delve deeper when they meet again on Saturday.
China's exports posted their lowest growth rate in almost a year in May while imports unexpectedly fell, underlining concerns about slowing growth in the world's second largest economy.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets await the release of crucial monthly U.S. jobs data.
Emerging market equity funds witnessed their biggest exodus in almost two years on concerns over Fed tapering.
Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says that the fact that money hasn't left Japan yet is "a paradox" but expects a slow gradual move out of JGBs and Japan in general.
Americans know that the U.S. keeps a huge petroleum reserve, but China takes stockpiling to an entirely different level: It runs a strategic pork reserve.
U.S. securities regulators froze the assets of a Thailand-based trader, alleging he reaped illegal profit ahead of Smithfield Foods acquisition by a Chinese company.
China's top hog butcher is taking on a daunting new job persuading Americans to allow him to complete China's biggest takeover of a U.S. company.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.