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The markets will continue to grapple with emerging market fallout, due to lower liquidity stemming from the Federal Reserve's tapering policy.
Bitcoin received some good news on Friday with a prominent exchange resuming trading after a clampdown by the People's Bank of China.
Better than expected inflation data out of Japan has put its central bank’s 2 percent inflation target well within sight, analysts told CNBC.
Extreme weather poses one of the biggest risks to the global economy, experts warn, with some of world's largest cities in danger of being caught off-guard.
Emerging markets may be coming under the cosh, but there are five reasons to be positive on the Philippines, according to Capital Economics.
Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal is scrambling to dispel fears that his populism and rabble rousing could be a liability for India.
When China averted a default in its shadow banking industry last week in the midst of an emerging market meltdown, investors heaved a sigh of relief.
The Beijing city government is trying to rein in fireworks if they contribute to severe smog during the forthcoming lunar new year. The FT reports.
Japan reported a 1.3 percent on-year rise in nationwide core CPI for December, a sign the economy is making progress on ending deflation.
Over a third of cyber-attacks come from China, according to U.S.-based content delivery network Akamai Technologies.
Alibaba and Tencent – are fighting a proxy war over the lucrative mobile payments market by backing rival taxi-hailing apps. The FT reports.
Recent market chaos may have sparked a rate-hike trend among emerging markets, but this nation could buck the trend and stay pat for all of 2014.
Asia may have grown more modern, but Chinese around the region still turn to local geomancers for advice as the year of the wooden horse gallops in.
The Philippine economy grew 1.5 percent in October-December, better than market forecasts despite the impact of a super typhoon.
The final HSBC China Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.5 in January from 50.5 in December, its lowest level in six months, data on Friday showed.
As Japan stocks hit a two-and-a-half-month low on Thursday, analysts told CNBC the pullback presented a strong buying opportunity.
As the year of the horse gets underway, horse racing in Singapore is taking off.
Google is selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion.
Canberra has said it will intervene in a high profile court case to support Toyota's efforts to change workers' conditions at its plant in Australia.
China has become the world's biggest consumer of red wine, according to a study by International Wine & Spirit Research commissioned by Vinexpo.
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Japan's trading houses' have cut about 12.5 percent of the assets accumulated in the last six and a half years, says Pham Thanh Ha, Japan equity analyst from Jefferies.
Gold has been all about emotions but supply-side factors show that prices are going to fall, says Peter Esho, chief market analyst at Invast.
Ben Sy from JPMorgan Private Bank discusses higher quality corporate bonds, subordinated financial bonds and U.S. high yields (ex-commodities).