Asian Economy

Abbott says Asia trip a success

by AAP
PM happy with free trade developments; Labor, Greens not convinced.

IMF hopes Indonesia keeps up reforms

by AFP
Senior figure says Jakarta has changed since Asian financial crisis.

Mix-up almost put Japan FTA on ice

Marathon talks on Japan free-trade agreement were almost derailed on Sunday.

BoJ holds off more easing

by AAP
Japan's central bank says recovery continues, will assess impact of sales tax rise.

We will benefit from Japan deal: PM

by AAP
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Tony Abbott says local farmers, consumers will reap benefits of historic deal.

Aust, Japan ink free trade deal

by AAP
Tony Abbott says deal will benefit local businesses, jobs and consumers.

FTA could see massive cash splash

Aust firms set to benefit from Japanese companies' large cash reserves.

PM gets rare invite to talk strategy in Japan

by AAP
Trade deal remains difficult, address of national security council may anger Beijing.

OECD jobless rate steadies at 7.6%

After three consecutive monthly falls, unemployment number pauses.

Japan holds off fresh stimulus

by AAP
Central bank says economy is picking up despite slowing growth in late 2013.

Why there won't be a repeat of the Asian financial crisis

Fear of another Asian market crisis is misguided. Most emerging economies have learned their lesson from 1997 by ditching dubious policies, tightening financial regulation and trimming budget deficits.

BoJ cash pump to endure

Japan’s central bank to continue stimulus until inflation holds above 2%: report.

BOJ shocks market on policy

Japanese central bank launches new plans to spur lending, Nikkei surges 3%.

Japan logs best growth in 3 years

Asian nation's economy expanded at fastest rate in three years in 2013.

Japan in sync with Aust: PwC

Japanese companies likely to be warmly received by local players: report.

Asian stocks slide over two per cent

Nikkei-225 loses 3.13% in early trade, Hang Seng drops 2.15% after Wall St falls.

Premiers back trade trip

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Fed govt plans trade mission to China, Japan and South Korea in April: report.

Japan's CPI hits five-year high

Nation's consumer prices rise for first time in five years on spike in energy costs.

Global sell-off hits Asian stocks

Yen soars and Nikkei slumps 2.7% following Wall Street sell-off.

Asian stocks plunge on emerging market woes

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Nikkei sheds 2.5 per cent, Hang Seng 1.9 per cent following Wall Street sell-off as investor concern rises.