Tuesday, July 28, 2015
With the endgame in sight to what could be the world's most ambitious trade deal, critics fear a controversial mechanism to protect investors will strengthen the hand of big business while eroding national sovereignty.
Oil prices fell further in Asia Monday, hurt by a slump in the manufacturing sector in China, the world's top energy consuming nation.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
China stocks took another plunge Wednesday, as the securities regulator warned the market was in the grip of "panic" selling after fresh government moves failed to arrest a rout that has now infected regional markets.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Asian equities tumbled Monday on expectations of a Greek eurozone exit after Athens announced a referendum on creditors' proposals, while Chinese stocks gyrated wildly after losing some 20 percent in the past two weeks.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
With the markets for electrical appliances in Japan, North America and Europe becoming mature, major audio-visual brands, including Panasonic and Sony, have recognized Asia, particularly ASEAN, as the new promising market for them.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Chief financial officers (CFOs) in the Asia-Pacific region, including Taiwan, are confident in their regional businesses as measured by growth prospects, their ability to manage and mitigate risk, and their appetite for investment.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
China will ultimately have "veto power" over major decisions of the new Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.1 Comment
Sunday, May 31, 2015
The Group of Seven (G-7) countries are in fundamental agreement that the Chinese yuan should be part of the IMF's international basket of reference currencies, but there is no need to rush, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Oil prices fell in Asia Friday, unwinding sharp gains in the previous session that were fueled by hopes that a global supply glut could end soon.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
One of the region's largest banks has complained about the slow progress in Southeast Asia's planned economic integration and singled out mixed messages from Indonesia as a key obstacle to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to be launched at the end of the year.