Sony reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit, boosted by strong sales of smartphone camera sensors and PlayStation4 videogames.» Read More
India is cracking down on a new gold smuggling tactic that could accelerate a flood of illegal imports of the precious metal into the country.
India's opposition to a global trade deal is akin to the country "holding a gun to its own head,", analysts said.
An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city, sending flames shooting 15 stories into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.
First there was Abenomics, then Modinomics. Now South Korea has coined its own package of economic policies, which economists say will lead to a period of "big bang expansionary growth."
Sony warned about its smartphone division when it released earnings, raising the question whether the firm should just cut its losses in the sector.
DBS Group Holdings said second-quarter net profit climbed 9 percent, beating expectations with the help of 10 percent growth in loans.
The popular dollar-yen trade, which has fallen out of favor in the recent months, is coming back in vogue, say strategists.
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector continued to pick up steam in July, two sets of data showed on Friday.
Japan's Sony Corp warned it doesn't now expect to make money on smartphones this year, as it reported a jump in first-quarter profit.
An ugly earnings report from Samsung prompted a 3 percent drop in shares, but that hasn't deterred market bulls.
China should set a GDP target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015, below its 2014 goal, and refrain from stimulus measures, the IMF said.
John Kerry has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to world trade reforms, saying it was a test of commitment to advance economic liberalization.
India's Tata Group has outlined plans to invest $35 billion over the next 3 years for expansion into new areas such as retail and defense.
India stocks are headed for a correction in the near term, emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said, as the pace of reforms is likely to disappoint.
China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign claimed its biggest scalp this week, and some see its hard-line stance as a positive for the economy.
Samsung reported its worst quarterly profit in two years and was downbeat about prospects, fueling concerns about its ability to face competition.
Global brands are learning to get creative with wooing the price-sensitive Indian consumer, who has a penchant for bargain-hunting and little brand loyalty.
Despite Asia's economic advances in the past decade, there has been little progress in improving the income discrepancy between men and women.
Prices in the one of the world's most expensive housing markets are set to pick up pace, triggering renewed warnings of a potential bubble brewing.
Nintendo is struggling to keep up with the times, but interactive toys could be the Japanese company's savior, analysts told CNBC.
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The high valuations of the Chinese e-commerce firms listed in New York are backed up by robust growth rates, says Kevin Carter, founder of The Emerging Markets Internet & E-commerce ETF
The insertion of "some improvement" in the statement shows that the Fed is increasingly confident of meeting its inflation and employment goals, says Richard Iley, chief economist, emerging markets at BNP Paribas.
Greg Medcraft, chairman of Australian Securities and Investment Commission, explains why financial cooperation and digital disruptions are key topics at the Boao Forum for Asia Conference.