Australia's central bank kept its cash rate steady at a record low of 2.0 percent, a widely expected decision as assesses the impact of past easings.» Read More
Weibo went public on the Nasdaq under the symbol "WB" and opened just below the expected $17 but later soared.
A South Korean ferry capsized off Jindo island on April 16 in what could be the country's worst maritime accident in two decades.
Goldman Sachs forecasts a 12 percent decline in the New Zealand dollar over the next year as previously supportive domestic drivers start to fade.
For emerging Asia, paying your friends, family and retailers from your mobile is set to explode thanks to the region's heavy smartphone usage.
Addressing reporters in her campaign office, this candidate is facing reporters who insisted that she buy ads in their newspapers.
China's move to cut the reserve ratio for some village commercial banks has led investors to question whether broader monetary stimulus is on the cards.
China's Weibo has priced its initial public offering at $17 per American Depository Share, at the bottom of its planned range.
China's latest reading on growth has sparked a disagreement between two investment titans viewed as authorities on the world's second-largest economy.
Sony sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for the video game console.
China's workforce is growing more restive as it shrinks.
Rescuers searched for hundreds of people still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago.
Small companies all over China are facing a credit squeeze, the New York Times reports.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is expected to file the prospectus for its U.S. initial public offering next week, sources said on Wednesday.
China's first quarter GDP numbers have quelled the worst fears of a hard landing, with economists forecasting a growth pickup over the coming months.
The South Korean coast guard said on Wednesday more than 300 people were unaccounted for missing from a ferry sinking off the southwest coast.
China's economy grew 7.4 percent in the first quarter of this year, data on Wednesday showed.
Thailand's turbulent politics has shaken investor confidence, but the uncertainty won't derail the economy or the market, the Stock Exchange of Thailand's CFO said.
Political turmoil has cast a shadow over Turkey, but Mitsubishi tells CNBC the country remains attractive to the Japanese conglomerate.
Samsung Electronics is spending more to build its new flagship Galaxy S5 than the previous model despite a slowdown in the high-end smartphone market.
Baidu, China's leading internet search provider, has launched a mobile payment and wealth management platform.
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Dale Rogers, executive chairman of Phoenix Gold, says margins among Australia's gold miners remain robust due to decreasing costs on the back of a weaker Australian dollar.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says the tumble in oil prices is "purely sentimental and has no real relationship to long-term supply and demand."
Grant Govertsen, managing director at Union Gaming Group, expects new openings in Macau later this year to "invigorate" future demand.