There were no signs that pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to back down as the protest ended its first week.
China's banks this week found themselves turning away would-be depositors as they scrambled to comply with new rules. The FT reports.
The risks for "Abenomics" are increasing whatever Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decides to do.
The U.S. dollar rose to its highest level against the Japanese yen since August 2008 on Wednesday, but analysts don’t expect the rally to last.
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Micha Benoliel, Co-founder of FireChat, says the app's popularity in Hong Kong came as a surprise. He also discusses how FireChat bypasses Chinese censorship.
Charles Hutzler, Wall Street Journal's China Bureau Chief for China, describes Hong Kong's significance to China and discusses possible responses from Beijing.
Andrew Colquhoun, Senior Director & Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereign Ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses whether ongoing demonstrations will hurt the city's position as a financial center.