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Opposition and warnings from the U.S. and senior U.K. diplomats have not stopped China's alternative to the World Bank from gaining global support.
Tokyo stock prices are at fifteen-year highs, but Japanese corporations remain pessimistic about the country’s growth potential.
A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated.
It takes a lot of time, effort and money for them to get there, which has some American firms seeing big opportunities to cash in.
Showcases full of life-like food have tempted Japanese diners for decades. A company is giving the tradition a modern twist: fake food on smartphones.
India’s IPO market is firing up as companies look to cash in on exuberant investor sentiment, says Bombay Stock Exchange chief Ashish Chauhan.
Japan's consumer inflation eased in February for a seventh straight month increasing expectations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will have to undertake further stimulus measures to achieve its price target.
Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years.
Backed by cheap funding and a huge home market, mostly state-owned Chinese firms are snapping up overseas assets in a $391 billion shopping spree.
Uncertainty over government-led reforms remains an overhang for India despite its promising growth outlook and surging stock market, but India's former central bank governor says the factors for change are in place.
Comments by the Thai PM that journalists who do not report the truth will probably be executed should not be taken too seriously, the deputy PM said.
Australia is "well and truly" disposed to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday.
Profit-taking saw Chinese equities snap a ten-day winning streak on Wednesday, but analysts say it's just a small hiccup in what could be another stellar year for mainland stocks.
Overseas institutional investors have pumped billions of dollars into Indian equities over the past year, but signs suggest that foreign interest may be peaking, according to analysts.
A rescue plan for India's Sahara was thrown into disarray on Wednesday, when Spanish bank BBVA SA denied offering a credit line to the bank.
Three of China's biggest domestic cargo freighters likely skirted the losses that plagued international peers last year thanks to a five-fold jump in state subsidies.
Indian PM Modi has teamed with Twitter to launch a service allowing government officials to send tweets via SMS in a move to boost e-governance.
Hong Kong's perennial housing problems may finally be tamed as the government pursues its first long-term strategic plan since 1998, said Hong Kong's chief executive.
Japan is recovering from the consumption tax hike, but growth remains slow as the impact of ‘Abenomics’ is limited, says ex-Bank of Japan economist.
When little-known Chinese taxi-hailing app Didi Dache needed $15 million to grow its business, China Renaissance helped raise the funds from Tencent.
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Japan's trading houses' have cut about 12.5 percent of the assets accumulated in the last six and a half years, says Pham Thanh Ha, Japan equity analyst from Jefferies.
Gold has been all about emotions but supply-side factors show that prices are going to fall, says Peter Esho, chief market analyst at Invast.
Ben Sy from JPMorgan Private Bank discusses higher quality corporate bonds, subordinated financial bonds and U.S. high yields (ex-commodities).