Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tokyo's Nikkei led an Asian share slump Tuesday following painful losses in New York and Europe, with fears sparked by the global slump in oil prices and the Greek political crisis.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The energy-rich former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan devalued its currency against the U.S. dollar by 18 percent Thursday, in the latest sign of contagion among Russia's neighbors from the plunging ruble.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Sunday, November 23, 2014
An Asian resurgence is around the corner, notwithstanding the sluggishness in global growth and persistent geopolitical rivalries.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Leading world economies are spending US$88 billion a year in fossil fuel exploration subsidies, sapping investment from low-carbon alternatives and increasing the risk of "dangerous climate change," a report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
South Korea says it has agreed to sign a free trade deal with China that will remove tariffs on more than 90 percent of goods over two decades but won't include rice or autos.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Thousands of logs are moved around Southeast Asia annually, much of the activity illegal.
Monday, November 3, 2014
The Bank of Japan's surprise decision to take its monetary easing policies into what has been called "another dimension" elicited a strong response from the market, sending stock prices soaring and the yen's value plunging.
Monday, October 27, 2014
The first three quarters of 2014 brought good news to economists everywhere, setting records in Taiwan's stock market. However, recent fluctuations have investors worried.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
India's consumer price inflation slid unexpectedly in September to its lowest in nearly three years, data showed Monday, giving greater scope for an interest rate cut that could spur a stuttering economy.