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Having agreed to adopt inflation targeting as a guide for monetary policy, India's government and the RBI remain at odds over how decisions are made.
One year after the disappearance of flight MH370, doubts remain if Malaysia Airlines can recover from the damage brought on by the tragic incident.
News this week that Singapore is ranked as the world's most expensive city come as little comfort to its working population.
The "rogue pilot theory," as investigators call it, has emerged as the most plausible explanation among several for the crash of MH370. The New York Times reports.
The Thai baht has surprised by becoming a top-performing currency over the past year despite political turmoil, but that may change, analysts say.
The combination of two Japanese utilities to form the world's biggest liquefied natural gas importer will give Asian buyers greater buying power.
Australia has proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesia in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers.
Sri Lanka will take legal action against a Chinese firm for not halting work on a $1.5-billion luxury real estate project, a government minister said.
Toyota Motor on Wednesday promoted more foreigners to senior posts, including the first woman and first African-American to hold executive titles.
Jakarta property prices have more than doubled since 2009, but with a new infrastructure push, the boom might only be getting started, analysts said.
China has set its gross domestic product (GDP) growth target at "around 7 percent" for 2015 - the lowest in 11 years - focusing on quality over quantity as it overhauls its growth model.
BOJ's reflationary credentials will be burnished by new board member Yutaka Harada, but his views suggests he is unlikely to back further QE.
The Chinese military budget for 2015 will be about 10 percent bigger, meaning that such spending is growing faster than the growth rate. The New York Times reports.
As Hong Kong mulls restricting the number of inbound Chinese travelers, Taiwan is stepping up efforts to court rich holidaymakers from the mainland.
A cheaper yen is driving savvy Chinese shoppers to Japan to buy an unexpected item: Electronic toilet seats that heat up, wash, dry and disinfect.
Tangle Teezer, a London-based maker of hair brushes reportedly used by Kate Middleton, is among the top selling British brands on Alibaba's Tmall.
This is what U.S. firms that are manufacturing in China can do to protect their reputations and customers.
Samsung’s smartphones might be losing market share, but the South Korean tech giant is em-barking into a new area — hi-tech, luxury dog kennels.
Clever marketing has helped Micromax dethrone Samsung as the number one smartphone vendor in India, the company's chairman told CNBC.
Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners
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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).