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Some Bank of Japan board members said they saw risks to the country's economy and prices as tilted to the downside.
Asian airlines will inform China of their flight plans before entering disputed airspace, acknowledging Beijing's authority over the area.
It's one of the largest wealth migrations of our time: hundreds of billions of dollars, and waves of millionaires flowing out of China to overseas destinations.
Under the Chinese zodiac, 2014 will be the 'Year of the Horse' and it may also be the year that China releases its full potential.
While education appears to be the primary draw for the buyers, many are also concerned about China's political instability, inflation, even pollution.
About 1,000 anti-government demonstrators forced their way into Thailand's Finance Ministry.
Japan and the United States criticized China's move to impose new rules on airspace over islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Tokyo.
The highlights for Asian markets this week include a slew of Japanese data and third quarter economic growth data from India.
Protesters gathered in Bangkok as tensions between middle classes and the rural supporters of ousted Prime Minister threatened to boil over.
The "Cool Japan Fund" aims eventually to use about $1 billion of mostly public funds to boost Japan's "soft" exports.
Yen bears, many of which predicted the currency would end the year at 105-110 against the U.S. dollar, could finally be rewarded for their patience.
Once a source of rich returns for investors, emerging markets are hammering home a long-ignored truism: banking on currency strength to enhance stocks and bonds returns is not a sure bet.
A Sinopec oil pipeline explosion killed 22 people in China on Friday, and halting the city's port, state media said.
North Korea marked the third anniversary of an artillery attack on a South Korean island with a vow to strike the South Korean presidential compound.
Shares of Aeon REIT, the first Japanese Real Estate Investment Trust to contain an overseas asset, surged 8 percent on their debut on Tokyo's Stock Exchange on Friday, underscoring demand for Japan's property sector.
As Chinese demand for cars increased, Toyota, Honda and Nissan missed the party, crashing its combined shares of the China market. The FT reports.
The Bank of Japan on Thursday kept its monetary policy unchanged and repeated its view that the economy is in recovery-mode.
China has released new rules to boost spending in its fast-growing e-commerce sector as it looks to encourage greater levels of domestic demand.
Sony will produce fewer films as it makes a shift from motion pictures to higher-margin television production and to operating TV channels.
Singapore Airlines will terminate its non-stop all-business-class service to New York amid high fuel prices and subdued demand for premium travel.
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Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, says tougher sanctions on Russia won't affect the Italian economy.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.
David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia, discusses the bank's decision to offload a $1.2 billion portfolio of distressed British loans.