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China will continue leading a prudent monetary policy with focus on targeted easing measures, Premier Li Keqiang said, according to a central government website.
Financial policymakers of Japan, China and South Korea agreed to work together to ensure that geopolitical tensions will not threaten the region's economic recovery.
While the yen's sharp drop has driven the Nikkei to near seven-year highs, the quick decline is also spurring concerns over the economy.
The People's Bank of China (PBoC) eased short-term borrowing costs for banks on Thursday, a "strong signal" that a rate cutting cycle is near.
Apple enthusiasts around the world proved their unflinching loyalty yet again during the global launch of the iPhone 6 on Friday.
Nomura Holdings and co-lenders spent nine months before deciding in August to give Ultrasonic a $60 million unsecured credit facility.
Alibaba priced its shares at $68 a piece, and investors are likely to push the price higher when it opens for trading on Friday, analysts say.
Subsidies accounted for four-fifths of the profits reported by Chinese steel companies, a dramatic increase in reliance on state support.
Chinese auto parts producer Wanxiang Group is accelerating the relaunch of Fisker's Karma hybrid luxury car.
Chinese companies hounded by debt obligations accrued over the past few years are grappling with global ratings agencies.
Apple's iPhone 6 received approval for use on domestic frequencies but requires one more critical licence before it may be sold in China.
The IPO was expected to be the largest in history and to give Alibaba a massive valuation—making founder Jack Ma one of the world's richest men.
The Chinese city of Shenzhen is the best performing city in Asia, according to a new index compiled by economic think tank the Milken Institute.
Chinese women helped drive global diamond jewelry sales up 3 percent to a record high of $79 billion in 2013, according to De Beers.
A fresh bout of yen weakness is set to fuel further gains in Japanese stocks, but the economy's wobbly recovery may limit the upside, say strategists.
China's housing market continued to slow in August, data on Thursday showed, with home prices falling for a fourth straight month.
The United States said it will press India's new prime minister to end his blockage of a global trade pact when he visits Washington this month.
If you want to know why the Chinese government is keen on Alibaba, look no further than Beishan – one of China's many "Taobao" villages.
Hundreds of heavily armed police raided homes in Sydney and Brisbane on Thursday, launching a large-scale Australian "counter-terrorism operation".
Japan's exports fell 1.3 percent percent in August from the year-ago period, compared with a Reuters poll expecting a 2.6 percent fall.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.