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Asia Faces $2.7 Trillion Bill From Covid-19

Several asian nations will experience significant economic damage from the coronavirus, according to forecasts by Standard & Poor's.

Indonesia's Currency: Asia's Best, Worst and Best Again

The Indonesian stock market has rallied sharply since May 20, and the rupiah is turbocharging Indonesian assets with an extra 15% kick. But is the country opening at exactly the wrong time?

Is Asia Emerging from the Covid-19 Crisis?

Hong Kong and South Korea are notable success stories. But India's travails appear to be only beginning, a path other underdeveloped nations may follow.

Singapore Oil Trading Billionaire Admits Hiding Huge Futures Losses

One of Asia's largest oil shippers has sought protection against liquidation from 23 of the world's biggest banks amid revelations of its founder's cover-up.

Next Up: How Do You Contain the Dollar Virus?

A U.S. dollar that is rising in value against most other currencies is creating a huge problem for a world inundated with dollar-priced debt.

Australia and India Lead Wednesday's Selling for an Asia in Recession

There are country-specific reasons why Australia, India and Thailand are leading Asia's plunge, but the whole region is in recession, S&P correctly says.

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

The market seems to be collectively whistling past the threat of an Iran strike -- here's what's probably going on.

Asia's Currency Underperformers Look Like Good Bets for 2020 Gains

The won, rupee and yuan may turn from the poorest performance in 2019 to solid runs in 2020, while the Iran-induced run to the dollar and yen may reverse fast.

Ecuador Is Leaving OPEC, Is It a Sign of Things to Come?

Ecuador had asked OPEC for permission to produce above its quota, but it was never answered. It matters little to OPEC -- but for Ecuador, it no longer serves its interests to be part of this bigger organization.

Uber Gets an Early Lyft

LYFT's earnings beat appears to be giving hope to Uber investors in advance of its own report later Thursday, but the two rivals have key strengths to watch, such as Lyft's U.S. focus and Uber's move on food delivery.