Asian shares largely changed course to rise on Wednesday, helped by state-backed buying in China and bargain hunters picking up battered stocks.» Read More
Indonesia's gross domestic product grew 5.01 percent in the third quarter, highlighting the challenge that the new President Joko Widodo faces.
Japanese lawmakers are set to indefinitely postpone legalizing casinos as PM Shinzo Abe lacks the political leverage to pass a bill this year.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank is ready to do more to hit its 2 percent price goal and recharge a tottering economy.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia posted a near 10 percent rise in first-quarter cash profits on Wednesday as demand for home loans remained strong.
Growth in China's services sector weakened further in October as new business cooled, reinforcing signs of a gradual economic slowdown.
China is set to publish a planning document aimed at improving the country's inefficient state-led firms by harnessing the power of the market.
The rise of e-commerce in China has touched almost every sector – including a popular black market for DIY fire arms. The Financial Times reports.
Hopes abound that mom-and-pop gamblers will sweep into Macau and save the day, but it isn't clear they can replace the VIPs who are staying away.
Alibaba could face challenges to maintaining profit margins as it grows beyond its roots in e-commerce and expands globally, a tech expert says.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is leading a consortium to buy U.S.-based IndCor Properties from Blackstone in a deal valued at about $8 billion.
Pre-race favorite Admire Rakti collapsed and died after finishing last in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday.
Japan stocks have been on fire since the BoJ's fresh stimulus, raising questions over whether the rally is sustainable beyond short-term euphoria.
Australia's central bank kept rates at record lows on Tuesday, saying the stimulus was justified as consumers showed signs of opening their wallets.
Indian stocks have been on a tear this year and the government's plan to implement its budget early could provide a further boost.
Australia's retail sales came in better than expected in September, data showed on Tuesday, a sign that consumers are responding to more than a year of record-low interest rates.
Alibaba shares have risen 45 percent since their September debut, and the e-commerce giant's earnings report on Tuesday could signal whether upward momentum is set to continue.
Even with gold prices dropping to near 4-year lows, buyers in China aren't tempted, suggesting prices have further to fall.
China has contributed over $120 million to fight the spread of the Ebola virus, but its billionaire tycoons have donated little to the cause.
A strong balance of payment history underpinned the Chinese yuan's strength this year, but recent data indicates that a reversal is underway.
Experts said the yen's decline is set to continue past Friday's six-year low that came after surprise stimulus by the Bank of Japan.
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Donald Steinbrugge, managing partner at Agecroft Partners, says commodity trading advisors that focused on trends and equity-market-neutral hedge funds did extremely well in August.
Xavier Denis, global strategist at SG Securities, says the opaque nature of Beijing is unnerving investors more than poor economic data.
Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ, explains why China remains a main cause of concern for currencies.