The airplane fragment found on an island in the Indian Ocean is a "major lead," Australia's deputy prime minister said early Thursday.» Read More
China launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe in European wine on Wednesday in response to the European Union's decision to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels.
While the stock market and the yen might have given the initial thumbs up to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical policies for change, consumers are still greeting it with skepticism.
In a country where products like iPhones are made but rarely invented, Lei Jun - entrepreneur and billionaire - is positioning himself and his company as figurative heirs of Mr. Jobs. The New York Times reports.
Plans ranging from setting up special economic zones and raising incomes by 3 percent annually, weren't enough to excite equity investors.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled a long-term plan to revive the economy and economists say execution is now key.
In an ongoing battle between the world's two leading tech giants, Samsung won a round against Apple when a U.S. trade agency ruled that the Silicon Valley bigwig had infringed on a patent owned by the Korean company.
Japan risks facing stagflation, or what UBS describes as an "Abegeddon" scenario, if the government fails to restore momentum in the world's third largest economy.
Activity in China's services sector expanded modestly in May but the pace of growth was little changed from April, adding to worries about slowing momentum in the world's No.2 economy.
Just as the currency attempted to make a concerted rebound against the U.S. dollar this week, the prospect of further monetary easing in Australia has provided traders with another reason to dump the Aussie.
The European Union is to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels from Thursday, but announced a dramatically reduced initial rate after pressure from some large member states.
A local Communist Party official called it an "inspiring" factory three years ago. But now it is serves as a stark reminder of where at least 120 people died this week in a fast-moving fire. The New York Times reports.
Apple is "disappointed" with U.S. trade panel's ruling it infringed a Samsung patent.
The end of the emerging market bull run is upon us, Societe Generale boldly stated last week. Several other analysts have now turned bearish, forecasting worsening currency and bond outflows.
China's Lenovo is in detailed discussions on a smartphone venture with NEC Corp, as it eyes partnerships and acquisitions to expand in high-growth markets.
South Korean stocks have been one of the major laggards in Asia this year, while its peers like Japan's Nikkei have surged over 26 percent.
Slowing growth in China is a good thing, according Wells Fargo Asset Management's Anthony Cragg, who said that most of the country's "problems" provided opportunities for investors.
The wealthy in Asia - which is estimated to be home to the largest population of high net worth individuals in the world - have to now fork out even more cash to maintain their high life.
The Reserve Bank of Australia left its interest rate steady at a record low on Tuesday and analysts it could ease monetary policy soon.
It's a question of when, not if, Japan's large institutional investors will reallocate funds from government bonds into riskier assets, said Shogo Fujita, chief Japan bond strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The dollar-yen's fall below the key 100 mark could just be the start of a downtrend for the currency pair, analysts tell CNBC.
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Dan Scott, vice president, investment strategy & research at Credit Suisse, says Shell's downstream business will continue to insulate the company from the slide in its upstream business.
Nam Hyung Kim, partner at Arete Research, explains why it's time for investors to start focusing on Samsung Electronics' semiconductor division.
The high valuations of the Chinese e-commerce firms listed in New York are backed up by robust growth rates, says Kevin Carter, founder of The Emerging Markets Internet & E-commerce ETF