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Goldman Sachs said Tuesday that intensifying geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Iran posed a long-term threat to global oil supply.
China's once-in-five-years Communist Party Congress is about politics rather than economics, but investors are still reading the tea leaves.
There's "a reasonable chance" the eleven TPP members could finalize a new deal without the U.S. next month, said Alan Bollard of the APEC Secretariat.
North Korea is so weak, its economy might not last long under tough U.N. sanctions, a high-ranking defector said.
President Donald Trump's apparent willingness to exit a pact with Iran could undermine any negotiations with another adversary: North Korea.
Tao Zhang outlined his view on the global economy in his first interview with an international media organization since joining the IMF.
A North Korea envoy warned that the situation "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
The Nikkei 225 closed higher for an 11th straight session while a broader index of Asian shares were little changed on Tuesday.
North Korean race-goers who once risked three years hard labor for gambling are now able to bet on local horse races.
China has been trying to reduce its dependence on the dollar, but Beijing might want to rethink that plan, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Intensifying tensions between Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the oil-rich region of Kirkuk could prompt a sustained rally in oil prices, an analyst told CNBC on Monday.
The Belt and Road Initiative will reshape the 21st Century global economy, with Hong Kong set to play a leading role.
South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Hanjin Group.
China is assessing its growing economic and political development amid the Communist Party Congress, state media indicates.
Canadian sportswear retailer Lululemon could lean on Alibaba to drive growth and is not too concerned Amazon, its CEO says.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says a series of measures undertaken by regulators have put household debt issues under control.
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The Trump administration is wrong to focus on trade deficit when negotiating trade as shortfalls could arise from many factors apart from barriers, says Asia Society VP and ex-acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler.
Nate Thooft, global head of Asset Allocation, Manulife Asset Management, said health care shares are catching his eye as good defensive plays.
Machines will soon "make payments" and "act as agents" on behalf of consumers, but adoption of that new technology could be hindered by worries over security, says Phil Pomford of Worldpay.