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Jan 11, 2013
The new government in Tokyo has unveiled a $224 billion stimulus plan in its latest bid to support the world's number three economy.
Jan 10, 2013
Supermarkets and pharmacies in Australia are reporting a shortage of the baby formula Karicare due to stockpiling by Chinese customers.
Jan 8, 2013
Chinese journalists protesting against government censorship hold a second day of strikes in the southern province of Guangdong.
Jan 7, 2013
Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Jan 4, 2013
Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Dec 28, 2012
As the drama unfolds here at home, it is important to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting economies elsewhere in the world -- like Asia.
Dec 26, 2012
The world's longest high speed rail link opens in China.
Dec 25, 2012
Family businesses dominate Japan's corporate landscape. For generations, sons have always taken on the top job. But what happens if there's not a male heir to inherit the business?
Dec 24, 2012
Vital austerity measures could be harder to push through in Egypt as political unrest continues.