With the dust settling on the BOJ's surprise shock-and-awe easing campaign last month, the huge rally in Japan shares could stall.
Germany is home to Europe’s best-paid bank CEO, according to a ranking that shows little correlation between executive pay and shareholder returns.
Oil prices climbed about a dollar on Friday, driven in part by concerns about a collapse of the Ukrainian ceasefire and forecasts of unseasonable cold in the Midwest.
European stocks closed lower on Friday after the U.S. economy produced fewer than expected jobs in October and tensions in Ukraine flared.
Asia's currencies are set for a beating, buffeted by the G3 central banks, a stronger U.S. dollar and newly volatile Chinese yuan, HSBC said.
Gold edged up slightly as the dollar eased after a sharp rally, but the metal continued to languish near its lowest level since April 2010.
Societe Generale highlights results in a "difficult environment" while rival Credit Agricole criticizes "lack of coherence."
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Société Générale, says a worsening economic situation in Russia has not had a "significant impact" on the bank's activities.
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Société Générale, says the European Central Bank's stress tests were credible and will increase confidence in the region's banking system.
Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Société Générale, says the European Central Bank is "doing the right job" but countries need to enact structural reform.
Global oil prices spiked at midday on Monday, with benchmark Brent turning positive after a big hike in Saudi Arabia's monthly export prices.
Volcafe, one of the world's leading coffee merchants, is betting on Chinese coffee beans.
DBS posted a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by its highest net interest margin though loan growth slowed to its weakest pace.
As the stand-off between HK's government and protesters continue, analysts warn the movement could cast a 'long shadow' over the city's future.
The dollar firmed for a second straight session on Friday after three days of losses, bolstered by worries about the health of the global economy.
Crude oil settled below $86 a barrel for the first time since December 2012.
A harsh northern hemisphere winter, OPEC supply cut and volatile geopolitics may send oil prices back towards $100 a barrel.
As investors fled Europe in the worst days of its debt crisis, China-based companies moved in the other direction. The Financial Times reports.
Tan Su Shan, Group Head of Consumer Banking & Wealth Management at DBS, discusses the lender's successful acquisition of Societe Generale's Asian private banking business.
Even though interest rates in Europe are widely expected to stay in negative territory for a while, some analysts are still finding yield plays.