Singapore authorities said Thursday they had intercepted about one tonne of ivory worth $1.6 million in a shipping container from Africa marked as carrying coffee berries.
Japan on Tuesday lifted a self-imposed ban on weapons exports, introducing new rules covering the arms trade in a move supporters say will boost Tokyo's global role, but which could unnerve China.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a number of bilateral meetings during the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague.
South Korea launched a gold trading exchange for the first time on Monday in a bid to help counter the country's burgeoning black market in the precious metal.
According to Nazarbayev, following the last year’s visit of Sauli Niinisto to Kazakhstan companies of the two nations signed contracts worth $100 million, with the trade turnover reaching $1 billion.
An official from Taiwanese computer maker Acer was formally detained Wednesday on insider trading charges, a day after prosecutors searched the firm's headquarters.
New York's top prosecutor Tuesday vowed to end special concessions that exchanges provide to high-speed securities traders, giving them an unfair advantage over retail investors.
The US Federal Trade Commission has opened a civil investigation into Herbalife.
The Government of Kazakhstan is considering a package of countermeasures against its off-the-books economy for 2014-2015.
Business Wire, a service used for corporate news releases, said Thursday it would stop selling its high-speed wire to Wall Street traders seeking to get a jump on the market.
US Trade Ambassador Michael Froman received his European counterpart Karel De Gucht in Washington Monday, preparing for next month's fourth round of talks on creating the world's largest free-trade area.
Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Monday as dealers focused on the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week in anticipation of further stimulus pullback.
Procter & Gamble Friday revealed its latest challenge to earnings glory. This time it's a facial issue.
Asian financial hub Singapore on Friday said it was scrutinising trade in virtual currencies such Bitcoin, precious stones and metals to forestall new forms of illicit financing by criminals and terrorists.
Iranian Deputy Minister Valiola Afkhami visited Astana to meet with his Kazakhstani counterpart at the 3rd sitting of the Kazakh-Iranian Working Group on Trade and Economic Cooperation.
Malaysia and Turkey pledged Friday to wrap up a free-trade deal this year as embattled Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan prepared to return home to a political crisis.
China has formally authorised game consoles made in a new Shanghai free-trade zone to be sold in the country, potentially opening its lucrative market up to the likes of Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's XBox.
Shares in Fiat soared on Thursday after it announced it would take full control of Chrysler, with optimism for the historic deal's potential outweighing concerns over its cost.
Oil prices edged lower in quiet Christmas Eve trade in Asia Tuesday as dealers engaged in profit-taking, with a lack of leads to spur fresh market movement, analysts said.
Chinese speculators have seen Bitcoin values plunge, soar and plunge again within days, but say the virtual currency's extreme volatility is a profit opportunity despite the white-knuckle ride.
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