The Tiananmen Square memorial vigil has been blocked in Hong Kong, as investors consider again how much dissent is allowed by the Chinese Communist Party even on the economic front.
Joe Biden concluded his first Asian spin as president with a meeting of the Quad partnership, which is expanding well beyond its original security focus.
Surprising even his own staff, the U.S. president overshadowed the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity.
On his first Asia spin as president, Joe Biden will find a surprisingly warm welcome, and is due to launch an economic framework for US-Asia relations.
The Japanese currency since early March has steepened a decline that has seen it weaken by almost one-fifth since the start of 2021.
A chaotic news cycle has led to an equally wild swing in the share price of both names in the past week.
Central bankers in the third-largest economy are eyeballing inflation, which they have long desired but say they need to watch.
Microsoft's mammoth US$68.7 billion purchase of Activision isn't about Xbox vs. PlayStation hardware in the end.
The Pacific is not unique in terms of governments shoring up defense capabilities, including major purchases from U.S.-based companies.
Activist investors say a three-way division of the Japanese company is yet another effort to evade outside pressure and keep management in place.