South Korea's 14.7 percent on-year fall in exports last month was the steepest decline since August 2009 and well below economists' forecasts.» Read More
A year on from the start of the economic overhaul introduced by Shinzo Abe, "Abenomics" has been "close to a bull's eye."
One year into Prime Minister Abe's economic revival plan, he has yet to act on his pledge to stage the nation's comeback as a global economic dynamo.
China's manufacturing activity slowed to a three-month low in December, raising questions about growth of the world's second largest economy.
Thailand's military offered to help hold a "fair and clean" election next year, suggesting the armed forces may play a role aimed at ending protests.
Toyota has entered negotiations to settle hundreds of sudden-acceleration lawsuits, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
Business sentiment among Japan's big manufacturers hit its highest level in six years in the three months to December, the Tankan survey showed.
Japan and Southeast Asian countries called for freedom of the air and sea on Saturday, as China's military assertiveness raises tensions.
The world's largest jewelry retailer, Chow Tai Fook, is expecting a year of solid sales despite the slowing growth in China – its biggest market.
A Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon on Saturday, the official Xinhua news service reported.
A rare incident of rioting in Singapore has raised questions about social harmony in the nation that has been built on a reputation of stability.
The BoJ will keep its highly expansionary monetary policy in place until inflation hits and stabilizes at its 2 percent target. The FT reports.
The U.S. dollar hit a five-year high against the yen on Friday amid talk that the Fed could start tapering as soon as next week’s policy meeting.
After this year's stellar rally in Japan's once-lethargic shares, is it time to start shifting bets to the region's other sleeping giant, China?
On average, Australians enjoy the highest inheritance payouts worldwide at roughly half a million dollars per person, HSBC has found.
China's still relatively closed financial system could become fully liberalized over the next decade, the Bank of England said.
After raising $25 million at its inaugural auction in China earlier this year, Christie's will tackle another first next week: an auction in India.
China has "substantial evidence" against chipmaker Qualcomm in an antitrust probe, state media on Thursday quoted a senior official at the price regulator as saying.
The window is set to open again on Greater China, the world's largest IPO market. Market reforms have some 760 companies lined up to go public next month.
The CEO of mobile dating app Tinder has revealed plans to expand into China within a year -- a move that would involve a significant shift in strategy.
The Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe when it comes to mergers and acquisition, taking second place this year to North America.
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Pranjul Bhandari, chief India economist at HSBC, expects lower oil prices to replace government spending as the key driver of growth in India in the second-half of the year.
Annette Beacher, head of economic research at TD Securities, discusses the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decision to keep interest rates unchanged on Tuesday.
Richard Harris, chief executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says expectations for an interest-rate increase will inevitably drive volatility, but a repeat of August's market meltdown is unlikely.