The Bank of Japan ended a two-day meeting on Wednesday with a decision to leave monetary policy unchanged and a promise to monitor volatile bond markets.» Read More
As if China and Japan didn't have enough to fight about, the two nations are now squabbling about which nation holds the record for the world's oldest person. The Global Post reports.
Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.
Australia's first cyclone of the storm season is intensifying off the country's northwest and is expected to start affecting coastal areas in mining powerhouse Western Australia state as soon as Friday, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said.
The Indian government moved on Wednesday to mend its strained finances, which have hit capital investment and put its sovereign credit ratings in peril.
The latest issue of a Chinese newspaper at the center of anti-censorship protests appeared on newsstands in Beijing and Shanghai on Thursday as usual, but not its home city Guangzhou.
China's export growth rebounded more strongly than expected in December from a three-month low, expanding at the fastest rate in seven months, although the outlook for 2013 remains cloudy with U.S. and European demand for Chinese goods still subdued.
The brutal rape and ensuing death of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi — now known as Damini ("lightning" in Hindi) — along with concurrent massive civil society mobilization in India around these events, has ignited a flurry of speculation and analysis within Western media about why India is such a dangerous place for women. The Global Post reports.
School authorities in Vietnam have suspended an eighth-grade student for one year after she posted a parody of a speech by revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh on Facebook.
Approvals to build new homes in Australia rose moderately in November thanks to an ongoing shift to apartment living, while lower mortgage rates and a growing population augur well for a further recovery this year.
Boeing faces a short term public-relations battle after a string of problems with its new 787 Dreamliner jet, but experts suggest that, so far, the glitches don't appear to be anything out of the ordinary for a new and highly complex aircraft.
Decadence doesn't come cheap. And for whatever the reason, these liquors command prices you wouldn't believe.
The revolt among Chinese journalists spread to a second newspaper on Wednesday amid mounting public anger over heavy-handed government censorship and even echoes of the democracy struggle of 1989. The FT reports.
Morgan Stanley echoed Goldman Sachs’s buy call on Chinese stocks on Tuesday, citing China’s improved growth outlook compared to other regions.
Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers, the head of its system chip business said, to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple, which is weaning itself off Samsung chips used in its iPhones and iPads.
Chinese equities have entered deeper into "overbought" territory, prompting strategists to turn cautious on the market in the near-term.
Brighter U.S economic prospects, a 'fiscal cliff' deal and the idea that the end is in sight for a period of ultra-easy monetary policy have sent government bond yields racing higher at the start of the year. And this is only the start, analysts say.
China's securities regulator is requiring underwriters and auditors of all applicants for domestic initial public offerings to re-examine their financial statements as part of efforts to boost the quality of listed companies, four sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters on Wednesday.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit in less than a year.
India's car sales are likely to post their weakest growth in nine years this financial year, compounding the country's gloomy economic outlook, as the automotive industry battles with high interest rates and slowing economic expansion.
Members of a new class of affluent Asian-Americans, many of whom have benefited from booms in finance and technology, are making their mark on philanthropy in the United States. The New York Times reports.
The Australian dollar has had a swift, hard fall and now Goldman Sachs is predicting it could fall to as low as $0.80.
More fund managers are growing increasingly bearish on the outlook for China, believing "a hard landing" for the economy and a "commodity collapse" are currently the biggest tail risks facing markets, a monthly survey by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch show
Japan surpassed expectations in the first quarter, expanding at its fastest pace in a year, but an important pillar of growth was missing.
John Rogers, President and CEO of CFA talks the importance of creating a professional standard in the financial industry.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO of Rogers Investment Advisors talks Sony and Japanese economic reforms.
Rob Ryan, Director, Market Strategy, APAC at RBS see USD/JPY movements as primarily a U.S. rates story. Uwe Parpart of Reorient Financial Markets joins the conversation.