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  • Is India's Long Wait for a Rate Cut Finally Over? Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    India's central bank is widely expected to make a modest cut in interest rates later on Tuesday to support an economy set for its slowest growth in a decade, with a deeper cut unlikely due worries over the fiscal and external deficits and inflation.

  • Toyota Regains Top Spot in Car Sales, Toppling GM Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:06 AM ET

    Toyota Motors regained the crown as the world's top selling automaker in 2012, posting record-high sales and beating rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

  • Japan Leader Urges Swift Action From Central Bank Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 12:34 AM ET
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, vowing to overcome what he called an economic crisis facing the nation, urged the Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Monday to hit its inflation target as soon as possible, keeping up pressure on the central bank to make good its promise of bolder action to overcome deflation.

  • China's central bank is signaling it is abandoning its traditional role in the domestic currency market as the ready supplier of liquidity, forcing corporations to bear more risk so that they learn how to cope with a more volatile yuan.

  • For all the doomsayers predicting an end to its mining boom, Australia is pumping out more metal, coal and gas thanks to a investment bonanza that will peak this year, boosting exports needed to extend a jaw-dropping 21-year run of economic growth.

  • Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone

    Apple iconic iPhone is losing some of its luster among Asia's well-heeled consumers in Singapore and Hong Kong, a victim of changing mobile habits and its own runaway success.

  • Investigators Still Unable to Find Cause of 787 Fire Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Further testing still has not found the cause of a battery fire aboard a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner in Boston earlier this month.

  • How Corporate America 'Squeezes' Out Its Survival Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.

  • Japan's Yen Policy Under Fire Saturday, 26 Jan 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Japan's economy minister rejected criticism on Saturday that his country's extraordinary fiscal and monetary stimulus program was aimed at weakening the yen and undermined central bank independence.

  • ANA Cancels Another 379 Dreamliner Flights Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:51 PM ET

    All Nippon Airways, which has the biggest fleet of Dreamliner jets, on Saturday cancelled 379 flights scheduled for Feb. 1-18, almost doubling the number of its cancellations since one of the planes made an emergency landing.

  • BlackRock to Buy $80 Million Twitter Stake Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:34 PM ET

    BlackRock has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter, a person with knowledge of the deal said. BlackRock will buy shares directly from early Twitter employees seeking to liquidate their stock holdings and options.

  • Snowfall Too Light to Ease Drought in US Crop Belt Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Light snow expected next week in crop growing areas of the United States will provide only minor relief from the worst drought in more than 50 years, an agricultural meteorologist said Friday.

  • Barclays Forced to Name Executives on Libor List Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 2:06 AM ET
    Robert Diamond

    Barclays was forced to name former heads Bob Diamond and John Varley, finance director Chris Lucas and other top executives and traders linked to a global rate-fixing probe, despite their calls for anonymity.

  • Flight Cancellations Top 450 for All Nippon Airways Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:49 PM ET
    A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner airplane for All Nippon Airways

    All Nippon Airways, which has the biggest fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, on Friday canceled another 78 flights scheduled for January 29 to 31 - bringing total cancellations at the Japanese carrier since one of the planes made an emergency landing on January 16 to 459.

  • Cisco Sells Home Networking Business to Belkin Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:28 PM ET

    Cisco Systems is selling its home networking business to Belkin, the networking giant's latest move to exit the consumer business.

  • Brace for Prolonged Grounding of Dreamliner Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.

  • Pressure Piles on Bank of Japan as Inflation Slips Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Japan's core consumer prices slipped for a second straight month in the year to December, signaling the economy was still in deflation and piling more pressure on the central bank to adopt further stimulus steps to achieve its new inflation target.

  • Samsung Follows Apple Results With Record Profit Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:09 PM ET

    Samsung reported a record quarterly profit of $8.3 billion and kept its 2013 investment plans at the previous year's level, defying expectations.

  • Apple Needs China, Now More Than Ever Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    Apple's third straight disappointing quarter signals an urgent need for the global technology leader to drum up new revenue - and China may provide the answer.

  • Mitsubishi Recalls 14,700 Electric Cars Over Brakes Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:04 AM ET
    Mitsubishi's electric vehicle i-miev have been used in the wrecked cities in northeastern Japan not because of any special ability to claw their way over mountains of debris, but because they were able to “refuel” at common electrical outlets.

    Mitsubishi Motors said it is recalling about 14,700 electric vehicles globally due to a brake problem unique to the electric-powered cars in one of the biggest callbacks involving the new generation of eco-friendly cars.

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