China's yuan broke into the top five as a world payment currency in November, overtaking the Canadian dollar and the Australian dollar.
PM Abe’s agenda to reform Japan’s labor market will look to abolish overtime pay for specialists earning over $90,000 dollars.
South Korea is cracking down on dissent as governments across Asia are taking similar steps, to the alarm of activists, democrats and many citizens. The FT reports.
Shenzhen suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation on suspicion of feasting on an endangered giant salamander.
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Eli Lustgarten, Senior Research Analyst at Longbow Research, says the company's yield is a major advantage but there remains no short-term catalyst to take the stock higher.
Raghuram Selvaraju, Managing Director of Equity Research for Healthcare at MLV & Co, says there's lots of leverage the company can employ to sustain strong earnings growth.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's decision to reduce the slope of the Singapore dollar's appreciation was surprising, says Nizam Idris, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie,