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Minutes from Bank of Japan meetings from January to June 2008, released to the public Tuesday, show that Policy Board members had difficulty reading signs of the impending collapse of U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers.

Good, not great: That’s increasingly the economists’ take on Singapore’s longer-term prospects, from manufacturing to underlying economic growth.

As Japan grows 'so-so,' one of its largest companies looks for international expansion 

Having a comparative advantage is important for operating in the current environment of global trade uncertainty, according to the chief executive of Japan Post Holdings, one of Japan’s largest conglomerates.

Shares of smartphone maker Xiaomi rose on Wednesday, notching a new high after Hong Kong's stock exchange said it would work with its mainland counterparts on moving toward including companies with weighted voting rights in the stock connect program.