Policymakers at the Bank of Japan tussled over the decision to adopt negative interest rates, according to the summary released Monday.» Read More
Tourist spending hits a record high in Japan, and while good for certain sectors, it represents a small slice of the overall economy, say analysts.
Venezuela may be down to its last lifeline as oil prices continue to plummet, and the country needs financial backing more than ever.
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes tells CNBC he gave his cellphone number to relatives of victims because he wanted to help comfort the families.
The Chinese economy is not heading for a hard landing and will instead create opportunities for the world, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Confidence in India is returning and that heralds good things for the economy, the country's tech industry leaders told CNBC.
Most Singaporeans feel home prices are still too expensive but are ready to enter the market when the price is right, according to a new survey.
Malaysia revised its economic targets this week, but analysts warn the new forecasts may be too naïve as the world braces for an extended oil rout.
Chinese fiscal revenue growth will hit its weakest level in over three decades this year, Deutsche Bank warned, which may hurt the slowing economy.
BHP Billiton said it would cut its spending on shale drilling as it looks to meet its promise not to reduce dividends amid commodity price crashes.
Times are tough for Australia's junior miners as plunging iron ore prices squeeze them out of the market, but oil's decline may provide respite.
Samsung's Tizen smartphone got a frosty welcome in India, facing criticism of its low-resolution cameras and dearth of software applications.
The Swiss franc's appreciation may dent Asian sales for Swiss luxury watchmakers, analysts say, exacerbating fallout from China's anti-corruption drive.
The Islamic State armed group issued a video online on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese hostages.
Microsoft's Outlook email service in China was hacked by the country's censorship authority, an internet watchdog has claimed.
With China's economic growth at a 24-year low, Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says Chinese policymakers are caught "in a balancing act" between low growth and reform.
China share markets have stabilized nicely after Monday's plunge, but it's not time to bargain hunt yet, analysts said.
China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 24 years in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday, undershooting the government's target for the first time since 1998.
Samsung Electronics is considering a stock split, a company executive said, as sliding profits put pressure on the firm to keep investors happy.
Investors may should soon be able to directly trade stocks in Shenzhen, but the high valuations and extreme volatility may limit early inflows.
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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).