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Rainstorms in China have sent Chinese traders on a global wheat-buying spree, providing support to global wheat prices. The Financial Times Reports.
U.S. appealed to China's self-interest on Wednesday with calls for deeper economic reforms including changes to the exchange rate policy and a halt to cyber theft of trade secrets.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods has created concern among some U.S. policymakers about the future of the pork industry and food safety.
Commodities have taken a beating lately from fears of a slowdown in China, but one battered metal could actually benefit from a hard landing in the world's second largest economy.
Masao Yoshida, a nuclear engineer who took charge of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant two years ago as multiple reactors spiraled out of control after a tsunami, died on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.
Copper has taken a beating in recent months, along with gold and other commodities. Now, analysts warn there is more pain ahead for the red metal.
Despite growing concerns that Australia is headed for a major downturn, economists say the "R" word doesn't mean recession, but rather a rebalancing of the economy that it needs.
Budget airline Air Asia X became the latest Asian firm to brave volatile market conditions to make its debut, even as many others have delayed listings or given up plans of capital raising altogether.
As weak economic data fan concerns about the outlook for the world's second biggest economy, just how much of a slowdown in growth is Beijing willing to tolerate?
China's dismal trade numbers for June far underperformed expectations, with exports and imports contracting last month against forecasts for a better performance compared to May.
Before his formal assumption of China's presidency, many hoped Xi would take steps to move China forward in areas on human rights and political reforms. The Global Post reports.
With IBM sued for wrongly termination, PM Abe is now faced with the issue of whether to make it easier for companies operating in Japan to fire workers.
Recent calm in the Japanese equity and bond markets means the Bank of Japan is unlikely to make significant changes at its two-day meeting starting Wednesday, analysts say.
As the investigation of the SF airline crash shifts to what happened inside the cockpit, a question is emerging: What role did Korean culture play?
A slowdown in China and a pullback in liquidity from the U.S. will negatively impact growth in Asia as the region tries to cope without the boost provided by these two.
China's battered stock market has taken another tumble this week – a sign perhaps that the country's investors are bracing for a faster-than-anticipated slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
The deflationary spiral in China's producer prices that has plagued factories for 16 consecutive months highlights its weakening growth momentum.
This could be "a make or break week" for the Australian dollar with three major factors - the FOMC minutes, Chinese and Australian economic data - set to determine its fate.
The trappings of wealth have been increasingly visible in Singapore as the number of sports cars roaring down its streets has increased. The Financial Times reports.
The dearth of bank credit available to China's millions of small to mid-sized companies is expected to tighten as authorities seek to rebalance the world's second-biggest economy.
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.