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May 3, 2016 10:40 am

The Australian dollar slid 1.5 percent against the yen to 80.36 yen.

People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 2, 2016. Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors displayed their disappointment over the lack of further stimulus from Japan's central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and a bleak outcome from a monthly factory managers' survey did little to lighten the gloom. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 3, 2016 9:04 am

The US Treasury listing was seen as making it harder for Japan to intervene in the currency market to stem the yen's gains.

May 3, 2016 9:00 am

A separate PMI issued Sunday by a Chinese industry group, the Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, also showed manufacturing was weak in April though it found activity expanded slightly.

May 3, 2016 8:55 am

The Taiwan dollar firmed T$0.07 to T$32.211 per US dollar.

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May 1, 2016 4:28 pm

China is followed by Turkey, Singapore, Thailand and India among the top-five countries from where most fake goods originate, as per a new study by the OECD.

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April 26, 2016 10:35 am

The world oil market has been hammered over the past two years by weak demand, overproduction, a slowing global economy -- particularly China -- and a supply glut.

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April 25, 2016 11:27 am

Japan's Nikkei stock index shed about 0.8 percent as the Yen pulled off its lows.

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April 22, 2016 11:06 am

Hong Kong shares also fell on the back of Wall Street loss

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April 22, 2016 9:19 am

China's proportion of global exports rose to 13.8 per cent last year from 12.3 per cent in 2014, data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment shows, the highest share any country has enjoyed since the US in 1968.

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April 21, 2016 10:46 am

Japan's sixth-biggest automaker said that it had manipulated test data to overstate the fuel economy of 625,000 cars, a situation the government called "extremely serious".

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April 18, 2016 10:16 am

Factories for major manufacturers including Toyota, Sony and Honda were closed, causing supply chain disruptions around the country.

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April 14, 2016 10:34 am

A warning by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries that the world remains oversupplied also dampened sentiment as key producer nations prepared to gather in Doha for Sunday's talks on freezing output.

Trader Jeffrey Vazquez works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. U.S. stocks are opening sharply lower as worries intensify about China's economy and dropping oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 8, 2016 11:29 am

Oil prices plunged to 12-year lows in the previous session after China allowed its yuan currency to slip

January 7, 2016 11:37 am

Chinese markets have lurched up and down as regulators gradually withdraw emergency measures imposed after the main stock index plunged in June following an explosive rise.

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December 18, 2015 1:10 am

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December 18, 2015 1:02 am

A day after the US Fed raised rates, the Indian equities and currency markets responded well, allaying investor fears of a huge fund outflow.

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December 17, 2015 9:08 am

The Fed's move to lift its key rate by a quarter-point to a range of 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent ends an extraordinary seven-year period of near-zero rates.

August 26, 2015 9:25 am

A timeline of the decline of China's main stock market index from its June 12 peak and government efforts to shore up prices.

August 25, 2015 7:52 am

Stocks from London to Paris to New York all bled, as global shares went into a tailspin yesterday, with European and US stocks tumbling as concerns over Chinese economy rattled investors worldwide.

August 21, 2015 7:01 pm

The benchmark Sensex fell to a low of 27,131 on Friday before recovering to trade at 27,200 in the afternoon.

August 12, 2015 9:29 am

The yuan's value declined 1.9 percent on Tuesday, its biggest one-day drop in a decade, and dropped a further 1.6 percent on Wednesday.

August 11, 2015 9:45 am

The central bank said the yuan's 1.3 percent fall was due to a change aimed at making its exchange rate controls more market-oriented.

February 8, 2015 2:08 am

Although the Greek economy has emerged from a brutal six-year recession, the country remains burdened by its debts.

November 23, 2014 3:44 am

Sinha said the regulations would help address irregularities in the whole process.

November 5, 2014 4:11 am

The tensions might also 'have triggered a wait-and-see attitude among firms,' the officials wrote in a section of the report that focused on Germany.

November 5, 2014 3:46 am

USITC makes no recommendations on policy or other matters in its general fact-finding reports.

November 4, 2014 4:24 am

While the prices rose around Diwali, they dropped again following weakness in demand and profit booking along with the weak global sentiment.

November 3, 2014 2:13 am

A weaker euro not only boosts euro zone exports, it imports inflation, both of which the ECB wants to see.

November 2, 2014 2:00 am

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November 2, 2014 1:54 am

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September 20, 2014 3:04 pm

Members remain divided on how to get there with Germany pushing back at US calls for more government stimulus.

September 20, 2014 1:59 pm

Yahoo is in line to make $8.3 billion to $9.5 billion from Alibaba's initial public offering.

September 6, 2014 4:36 pm

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, which would value the company at $163 billion. Those are both IPO records. Here’s a look at some of the largest global IPOs ever, based on records from data provider Dealogic. […]

July 17, 2014 2:40 am

Gold imports up 65% in June to $3.12 bn; exports jump 10.22%.

June 29, 2014 1:42 am

US authorities are examining whether BNP Paribas evaded US sanctions relating primarily to Sudan between 2002 and 2009.

June 29, 2014 1:36 am

Martoma, a father of three, even earned a $9.3 million bonus for himself due to his various trades for SAC.