Despite gloomy predictions, analysts have struck a fairly sanguine tone over China's acceleration in the selling of its U.S debt reserves.» Read More
In a few remote corners of China, two of France's top winemakers have more on their minds than a trade row with their most promising export market.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC said it believes the western banking industry is healing and it has the capacity to invest more in the financial sector.
Toyota Motor's slower-than-expected growth in Southeast Asia is becoming a headache as the world's best-selling carmaker closes on its six-year-old profit record.
With a burgeoning middle class and fast-rising smartphone sales, southeast Asia has become the front line in a battle for mobile phone users, threatening the western heavyweights.
As Dennis Rodman was scheduled to return to North Korea, the NBA star's trip sheds light on the totalitarian state, where—surprise!—pockets of capitalism have emerged.
Chinese travelers frustrated by chronic delays seem to be on the verge of rebellion: attacking flight attendants, ignoring security protocols and engaging in screaming matches with airline staff.
Japan remains committed to transforming its economy, which has suffered from years of deflation and weak growth, Toshimutsu Motegi, the country's minister of the economy, trade and industry told CNBC.
Businesses confidence in Singapore rose in the first half of the year on the back of improving access to capital and a brighter economic outlook, a survey published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) on Thursday showed.
The battered Aussie hit a three-year low of $0.90 on Thursday, and there seems no end to its vicious slump, with some analysts pointing to a 20 percent decline in the coming years.
Chinese and Korean investors are snapping up commercial real estate in major European countries, helping drive investment in the region, according to Jones Lang LaSalle.
A decision by Southeast Asia's biggest bank to quit a year-long pursuit of Indonesia's Bank Danamon could deter other foreign banks from the banking sector.
The positive surprise in China's official PMI is a result of improving business sentiment on the back of Beijing's recent stimulus announcement, analysts told CNBC.
Beijing's nation-wide audit of China's local government loans has fueled fears over the severity of the state's colossal debt pile, but BAML says the concerns are overblown.
China's manufacturing sector managed to stay in expansionary phase in July, according to official government data on Thursday, defying forecasts of a contraction.
A deadly persistent heat wave sweeping southern China has led authorities to issue the first-ever, second-highest heat alert across the country, according to local media reports.
As China's first-generation entrepreneurs hit retirement age, more than 3 million private businesses will have to deal with succession issues in the next 3-8 years.
NEC said that it would quit making smartphones, acknowledging that it had lost sight of the development of mobile technology. The New York Times reports.
Tokyo is one of three cities in the running to host the 2020 Olympic Games and there are a number of Japanese stocks that could do well if Tokyo wins the bid.
Stellar gains in Australia's benchmark stock index have taken traders by surprise this month and analysts say the market finally appears to be reacting to a weak Australian dollar.
The tables appear to have "flipped" for BRIC nations, analysts say, with one market watcher predicting a recession for the economies once famous for their fast growth.
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The currency could fall to 4.50 against the dollar, says Adam Reynolds, CEO, Asia Pacific of Saxo Bank Group.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, says Japanese wage figures aren't adjusted for the number of hours worked.