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July 25 - Could there be a correlation between approval ratings for Japan's prime minister, and the stock market? UBS says yes - worrying since PM Shinzo Abe's rating has just fallen below 50 for the first time
July 25 - Earnings season is in full swing in Asia, with mobile handset king Samsung expected to confirm disappointing results, and Japan's steel titans providing insight into regional demand for the alloy.
July 25 - U.S. mobile chip giant Qualcomm has come under regulatory pressure from Beijing, threatening its stunning commercial growth in China's competitive smartphone industry, says Breakingviews' Ethan Bilby.
July 25 - Messenger app giant Line's exploding popularity and exponential revenue growth could help it shine amid a lackluster year of IPOs - if it does select Tokyo for its listing. Yonggi Kang reports.
Shares of Amazon slipped after hours, following the online retail giant's quarterly results, which showed a bigger-than-expected loss of $0.27 a share, while sales jumped 23 percent to $19.3 billion, as expected. Conway G. Gittens reports.
With Amazon's disappointing earnings released Thursday, Forrester Research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru says Amazon Prime could be a long-term liability for the company.
Summary: Amazon's miss, Starbucks beats on earnings. Sodastream, Zillow, Trulia surge on deal talk; Wal-Mart C-suite changes; New home sales disappoint. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tenders his resignation in parliament. David Pollard reports
The Commonwealth Games opening in Scotland throws the spotlight on their main venue, Glasgow - and on SNP leader Alex Salmond's bid to propel Scotland to independence. Hayley Platt reports.
Richard Beales talks to Antony Currie about General Motors' strong sales amidst its vehicle recall woes and Ford's record North American profit.
UBS takes its turn dealing with the onslaught of litigation against the banking sector. The Swiss group has been ordered to pay $1.48 billion in bail as part of a French tax evasion probe. Joanna Partridge reports.
Money set aside for a victim's compensation fund dented GM's profit despite rising vehicle sales in North America, while Ford profits were helped by a turnaround in Europe. Fred Katayama reports.
The eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, mainly known for conflict and instability, is an unlikely place for the production of fine cheese. But a farm in the village of Masisi, in North Kivu is slowly transforming perceptions of the area. Known simply as Goma cheese, the Congolese version of Dutch gouda has gained popularity through out the region. Ciara Sutton reports.
July 24 - A rare weekend without football, but the Hungarian Gran Prix and Tour de France fill the gap for sports fans. We look ahead to the big bets.
A rare weekend without football, but the Hungarian Gran Prix and Tour de France fill the gap for sports fans. We look ahead to the big bets.
A knee-jerk statement to quell noise about the future of the chairman and CEO makes the StanChart board look rattled says Breakingviews. It lacks alternatives to repeat HSBC’s dual change from 2010.
July 24 - This Friday in Asia, watch for earnings from the region's second-largest insurer, AIA, and China's top search engine, Baidu. Also on tap, key economic data from Japan, the Philippines, and Singapore.
July 24 - Sentiment at China's factories is rising, with the preliminary private PMI reading rising to 52, an 18 month high, as China's mini stimulus kicks in. Questions remain though on how sustainable it is.
July 24 - The world's top appliance maker, Qingdao Haier, is little known in the US. But the chance to buy up GE's white goods unit, which is reportedly on the block, would be an easy fix, says Ethan Bilby.