Japanese ship seized in wartime claims row

First case of Chinese court seizing assets for reparations

Risks in buying Russian bonds on dips

Strategy has worked so far but chance of disruption is rising

Asia stocks subdued in thin trade

Yen slips as Japan logs largest-ever trade deficit

EM share dividends come of age

Electric cars star at Beijing motor show

Push to encourage wider adoption of the vehicles

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How Obama lost influence with Brics

The president’s real pivot is not to Asia but to America, inspired by domestic sentiment

JLR’s China factory to rival UK quality

Head of operations says company will add new Chinese brand

Posco seeks ways to ride steel slowdown

Chief executive investigates subsidiary sales

Alibaba’s worth is flotation teaser

Group’s value ahead of US IPO is anything from $80bn to $150bn

Martell Caractère, Martell’s newest cognac expression, at a star studded launch event held at The Paramour Mansion on October 10 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Martell Caractere)

China crackdown hits cognac industry

Closures of karaoke and hostess bars disrupt key profit channel

Ukraine shootout puts truce deal in doubt

Kiev rejects Moscow claims that it broke Geneva accord

Foreign policy approach weakens Brazil

Inability to contradict authoritarian partners weakens influence

Strike kills 13 suspected militants in Yemen

VW to keep adding Chinese capacity

German carmaker to boost dealerships 50% by 2018

S Korea arrests ferry captain

Two other crew members taken into custody

Ukraine: ‘War without war’ rumbles on

The east remains a tinderbox at risk of a lethal spark

JPMorgan’s China head moved to fresh role

Banks retreat from Moscow deals

Japanese lead pullback over fear of wider Ukraine sanctions

Guest post: take Putin on Ukraine with a pound of salt

Pro-Russia protesters refuse to retreat

VimpelCom settles dispute with Algeria

51% of Djezzy arm sold for $2.6bn to sovereign fund

Stocks gain as earnings and data please

S&P 500 has best week since July

GE predicts healthy China growth

Upbeat view comes in spite of slowdown fears in Asian country

EM earnings: failure to communicate

Trailing earnings have been a better indicator of stock performance

Weibo’s US debut underwhelms

Russia forges ahead with pipeline skirting Ukraine

Rio’s Olympics preparation faces crisis

Stock rotation need not be a story of woe

It’s normal for crowded positions to be flushed out twice a year

Estonia’s Cassandra raises Russia spectre

China smog a boon for EM suppliers of LNG

Rebasing highlights Nigeria’s inequalities

Africa’s newest giant must do more for investors and its struggling millions, writes Tolu Ogunlesi

Brazil welcomes world wide web’s wonks

Nigeria’s insurance firms “ripe” for foreign acquisition

Singapore uncorks Asia wine hub potential

Russian debt and equity sales stall

Ukraine crisis has chilling effect on country’s capital markets

China admits widespread soil pollution

At least 20% of agricultural land contaminated

Global carmakers seek China inroads

Beijing auto show highlights carmakers’ dependence on China

Europe v emerging markets

Europe is cheap, but emerging markets look cheaper still

Do China’s Q1 GDP numbers gloss reality?

India elections: the Bollywood brigade