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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.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest beer market in value by 2017, according to a EuroMonitor International report.
The most senior official to face corruption charges in modern China is under investigation, after he and his family members were detained.
Thailand stocks have rallied sharply, but despite high hopes for the new administration's policies, analysts don't expect shares to rise much further.
Japan's June industrial output fell its fastest since the quake in March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories.
Following last year's unprecedented policy change, China's budget carriers may now hold the key to the future of aviation in the mainland.
With lowered guidance, Samsung should focus on how to dominate lower cost smartphones from Chinese companies and maintain its large market share.
As an increasing number of Chinese consumers jet off around the globe, companies are looking to exploit a growing market: the high-street shopper.
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Pramod Gubbi, director of institutional sales at Ambit, says top Indian IT companies may be conservative with their guidance amid a tough macro environment.
Simon Piff, associate vice president, enterprise infrastructure at IDC, explains why customers will be the biggest beneficiary from the merger between Dell and EMC.