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
Hong Kong tumbled down a ranking of the world's most livability cities, widening the gap with regional rival Singapore, which claimed the top spot.
India's current account will see a surplus as the sharp decline in commodity prices drives a significant improvement in the country's terms of trade.
Singaporean companies scored the highest marks in Asia in a ranking of corporate sustainability, highlighting the city's commitment to green living.
A 17-year-old who says he is a street child from North Korea is seeking refugee status in Sweden.
Spring Airlines is the leader in China's low-cost carrier market, experts say, as the government boosts the sector to meet booming travel demand.
This new mindset of Chinese consumers of waiting for lower prices could threaten to trap China's cooling economy in a deflationary rut.
Tourist spending hits a record high in Japan, and while good for certain sectors, it represents a small slice of the overall economy, say analysts.
Venezuela may be down to its last lifeline as oil prices continue to plummet, and the country needs financial backing more than ever.
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes tells CNBC he gave his cellphone number to relatives of victims because he wanted to help comfort the families.
The Chinese economy is not heading for a hard landing and will instead create opportunities for the world, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Confidence in India is returning and that heralds good things for the economy, the country's tech industry leaders told CNBC.
Most Singaporeans feel home prices are still too expensive but are ready to enter the market when the price is right, according to a new survey.
Malaysia revised its economic targets this week, but analysts warn the new forecasts may be too naïve as the world braces for an extended oil rout.
Chinese fiscal revenue growth will hit its weakest level in over three decades this year, Deutsche Bank warned, which may hurt the slowing economy.
BHP Billiton said it would cut its spending on shale drilling as it looks to meet its promise not to reduce dividends amid commodity price crashes.
Times are tough for Australia's junior miners as plunging iron ore prices squeeze them out of the market, but oil's decline may provide respite.
Samsung's Tizen smartphone got a frosty welcome in India, facing criticism of its low-resolution cameras and dearth of software applications.
The Swiss franc's appreciation may dent Asian sales for Swiss luxury watchmakers, analysts say, exacerbating fallout from China's anti-corruption drive.
The Islamic State armed group issued a video online on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese hostages.
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Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, discusses how the cyclical patterns in charts helped him spot the global market downturn before it occurred.
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.