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The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for China this year to 7.75 percent from a previous 8 percent, citing a weak world economy and exports.
Why are so many people so upset with me for trying to explain the reason for the fall in gold prices? Asks this expert.
Suntory Holdings is set to receive Tokyo Stock Exchange approval as soon as Wednesday to list its food and non-alcoholic beverage unit, a source close the process told Reuters.
Global policymakers must allow some emerging countries to set capital controls to mitigate the impact from financial crises, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday.
Benchmark oil prices will likely extend losses this week - with some forecasters predicting Brent crude may breach $100 a barrel - as U.S. fuel supplies build and demand stays soft, according to CNBC's latest oil sentiment survey.
The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since October 2011 in early Asia trade on Wednesday, extending this month's sharp slide against a broadly-stronger U.S. currency.
Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.
Japan and China could be powerful growth drivers ahead for the luxury retailer, one analyst told CNBC.
Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.
The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC.
The tapering of quantitative easing in the U.S. will likely have a destabilizing impact in Asia, a region that has been a target of hot money inflows in recent years, according to Nomura.
Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.
Chinese equities have repeatedly disappointed investors in recent months, but U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs remains optimistic that the laggard will deliver solid returns this year.
Japan's stock market was much calmer on Tuesday after three days of extreme volatility. Still, strategists advised caution after a sharp sell-off.
China's loose monetary policy and strong pent-up housing demand will drive up home prices in 2013, but government cooling measures will keep the market from running away.
A sharp fall in the Australian dollar could persuade Australia's central bank not to cut interest rates again.
The People's Republic is, by just about any measure, home to the world's most relentless, prolific and successful hackers in the world. More cyber-attack traffic comes from China than any other country. The GlobalPost reports.
For the third year in a row, Australia has taken the top prize for being the happiest place to live in the advanced world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Better Life Index.
The recent sell-off in the Nikkei is just a correction with the uptrend intact is what the charts point to.
CNBC's latest market sentiment survey showed 53 percent of respondents expect bullion prices to gain this week.
Michael Spencer, chief economist, Asia Pacific and co-head, Global Economics at Deutsche Bank, explains why he's bullish on the Chinese economy.
After Thailand's prime minister dissolved parliament on Monday, Pimpaka Nichgaroon, Head of Research at Tanachart Securities, advises investors not to speculate on the back of that event.