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The U.S. dollar has trumped most major currencies, not least the Japanese yen, whose recent slide is raising policymakers' eyebrows.
Lack of water availability could curtail shale gas development in the world's largest energy producer, according to a report.
Malaysian Airline System Flight MH17 crashed over eastern Ukraine after it was hit by "high-energy objects", an official report found.
Investors would be mistaken to assume that the implications of the upcoming Scottish referendum are limited to the U.K., analysts told CNBC.
Festival season is kicking off in India – a period in which gold sales traditionally spike for the precious metal. The Financial Times reports.
Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, the optimism is ebbing.
Asia is proving new and fertile ground for Western lobbyists and public affairs consultancies who are helping shape post-crisis financial reforms.
With Alibaba's massive initial public offering coming down the pike, the company's own global ambitions are becoming more apparent.
By pricing Alibaba's widely-anticipated IPO below market expectations, CEO Jack Ma is seeking to avoid a repetition of Facebook's disaster debut.
Six months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the search continues in the southern Indian Ocean.
The pachinko industry is reinventing itself by appealing to new customers who grew up playing video and computer games. The New York Times reports.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest economy in U.S. dollar terms over the next decade, according to a report by IHS Economics.
China released its latest batch of trade data on Monday which showed that while foreign demand remains healthy, domestic demand appears subdued.
A raft of data releases from Asia's two largest economies will be the key events for markets in a holiday-shortened week.
Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.
Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia.
A revised reading on Japan's economic growth showed the economy contracted an annualized 7.1 percent in the second quarter, worse than initial estimates of a 6.8 percent contraction.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Friday filed to sell up to $24.3 billion in stock, making it the biggest U.S. initial public offering ever.
China's renminbi hit a six-month peak this week, extending a rally that it began in May following a sharp selloff earlier this year.
Al Qaeda has released a video announcing the establishment of a new branch on the Indian subcontinent. The New York Times reports.
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Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist at Commonwealth Bank, expects the British pound to see continued volatility in the short term due to the U.K. general elections.
Colin Chapman, founder & editor-in-chief of Australia and South East Asia Strategies, says David Cameron will likely remain as prime minister, but could face problems forming a coalition.
Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight, says factors such as a high foreign ownership of government bonds make Indonesia vulnerable to a Fed rate hike.