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Talk that the BOJ could ramp up its aggressive monetary easing program should the government press ahead with a controversial rise in the country's sales tax is gaining ground.
While the world will be focused on the G20 Summit this weekend, there is one event that will top all others for Japan: the vote on who will host the 2020 Olympics.
Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo parade before the Games' organizing body in a "least ugly" contest as they attempt to conceal their blemishes and win the right to host the 2020 Olympics.
For the first time ever, the Chinese yuan is one of the world's ten most frequently traded currencies, according to a Bank of International Settlements (BIS) survey.
Improvements in China's economy likely led to double-digit import growth and a steady pickup in exports in August, data due out Sunday is expected to show.
The Australian central bank's attempts to talk down its currency have backfired as markets have pushed up both borrowing costs and the dollar on a view its easing cycle may be over.
McDonald's Singapore hasn't served up any leaping lizards, with lab tests ending the reptile ruckus that erupted after a customer claimed her Sausage McMuffin contained a baby lizard.
Analysts are announcing ever-more-dire pronouncements on the country's prospects. And yet some foreign investors are not only ignoring the warnings, they are buying more shares.
A U.S. economic recovery would benefit – not hurt – emerging markets, the chief financial officer (CFO) of Standard Chartered Bank told CNBC.
Aussie teen who has built an online following by leaking pictures of upcoming Apple products has done it again, showing off the latest iPhone ahead of its expected launch next week.
The whipping boys of emerging markets – Indonesia and India – have their fair share of problems, but analysts say Southeast Asia's biggest economy could be in a more precarious position.
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, told CNBC that Koryolink, his joint venture with North Korea, is open to a deal with Google to provide mobile and broadband to the world's most isolated country.
Danish toymaker Lego is looking to build on its popularity – and massive sales growth - by expanding production in China, the chief financial officer of the toy brickmaker told CNBC on Thursday.
Once again China's stock market is moving in the opposite direction to its Asian peers.
Samsung released its much anticipated new smartwatch to a dubious response from analysts and technology experts.
A day after the Reserve Bank of India's new governor used his first day in the job to unveil measures to save the battered rupee, markets are giving him the thumbs up by pushing the rupee and stocks sharply higher.
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai remains committed to the firm's flagging TV business despite recent calls for it to be streamlined, he told CNBC at the IFA electronics show in Berlin Wednesday.
Samsung's Galaxy Gear is unlikely to be a game changer for the consumer technology giant, even after the company beat rival Apple with the launch of its smartwatch on Wednesday.
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday and revised up its assessment of the economy, encouraged by growing signs the benefits of its stimulus policy are broadening.
Samsung unveiled its keenly-anticipated smartwatch on Wednesday, heralding a new era in tech devices. Would you buy it? Vote in our poll and let us know what you think.
George Pearkes, analyst at Bespoke Investment Group, explains the investment strategy of short-selling over the Lent season.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, expects Indian equities to trade rangebound leading up to the elections.
CNBC's Julia Wood discusses a new report from Barclays, which indicated a lack of innovation to weigh on Apple for 2014. It also slashed its forecasts for smartphone sales growth in 2014.