4:44pm Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has expressed confidence the central bank can stem bond market volatility with flexible market operations and engineer a steady recovery in the world's third-largest economy.
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12:16pm A Chicago-based commodities trading firm has filed suit against three of the world's largest oil companies, accusing them of colluding to fix oil prices after European authorities opened an investigation last week.
The Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus is helping the US economy recover but the central bank needs to see further signs of traction before taking its foot off the gas, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday.
The Bank of Japan has kept policy steady despite concerns over recent volatility in bond market, saying growth is starting to pick up even as risks loomed from an uncertain global outlook.
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Japan's exports missed estimates in April and the trade deficit swelled, despite unprecedented stimulus efforts and a sudden drop in the Yen's value.
Swiss bank UBS must face a whistle-blower lawsuit in New York by a former securities strategist who claims he was sacked after telling supervisors he was being pressured to publish misleading reports.
Hong Kong issued a "black" rainstorm warning, the highest level, because of rainfall expected to exceed 70 millimeters an hour and delay the opening of the city's bourse, offices and schools.
Apple chief Tim Cook faces a grilling over "sham" subsidiaries and "convoluted" strategies to shift profits offshore, but denies the company uses "gimmicks" to cut taxes.
Timothy Lee Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr is a big gamble by Marissa Mayer, who needs to come to terms with a fundamental dysfunction.
Even as Apple became the nation's most profitable technology company, it avoided billions in taxes in the United States and around the world, a congressional investigation has found.
Former World Bank president Robert Zoellick said Japan's economic drive needed accompanying structural reforms, voicing fear that recent growth could be just a "sugar high."
Yahoo will buy blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, giving the Internet pioneer a much-needed social media platform to reach a younger generation of users and breathe new life into its ailing brand.
For the past three years, the boom in the US shale oil industry has outstripped all expectations. Things may be changing.
After paying for stakes in European companies, landmarks in London, uprisings in the Middle East and a soccer title in France, Qatar may be getting ready to go home.
The board of Yahoo! has agreed to a deal to purchase the popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Sunday defended the US Internet giant's tax arrangements after claims it has unethically dodged paying vast amounts of British tax.
Bill Gates has reclaimed the title of world's richest person as Microsoft shares hit a five-year high.
Glencore Xstrata appoints former BP CEO Tony Hayward as interim chairman after John Bond ousted by shareholders of the world's largest exporter of power-station coal.
The US economy showed fresh signs of slower growth in the second quarter, with factory activity slipping in the mid-Atlantic region while groundbreaking declined at home construction sites.
Japan's economy expanded at a rapid clip at the start of the year, the first hard evidence that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's sweeping stimulus is beginning to rouse consumers and businesses into action.
HSBC will redouble its cost-cutting efforts, including axing up to 14,000 more jobs, but Europe's largest bank was forced to soften a key performance target.
US factory output dropped in April and manufacturing activity in New York state contracted this month, a sign that slowing global demand is weighing on the economy.
France fell into recession in the first three months of this year, official figures showed Wednesday, in further bad news for President Francois Hollande exactly a year after he came to power.
The dogged recession across the eurozone has snared key economy France, with the latest EU figures released Wednesday showing a full year-and-a-half of contraction as tens of millions languish in unemployment.
Investigators have carried out raids at BP’s offices in Canary Wharf and Shell’s offices in both London and Rotterdam.
Germany's economy crept back into growth in the first quarter of the year, after a sharp contraction at the end of 2012, while France slipped into recession.
The world's largest internet search engine has lost a case in Germany's top civil court over how its auto-complete function adds words to searches.
Optus' profit has slumped but earnings increased by one per cent during the past year.