Nissan posted a 46.1 percent rise in its quarterly net profit, as the weakening yen helps Japanese carmakers repatriate overseas earnings at a more favorable rate.
Yum Brands is strengthening its media strategy in the country in a bid to win back customer loyalty after a series of food scares that decimated sales this year.
Is it possible that Asia will be the first region to build a truly mobile business environment? I would be surprised if this doesn't happen, says this expert.
Many of the world's most powerful finance chiefs will meet on Friday to discuss if central banks can do more to bolster a fragile global recovery.
Bond investors can rest easy as there are few signs of debt markets overheating, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service.
After the deadly Bangladesh building collapse, some retailers are sharing information about how their products were made. The NYT reports.
Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.
Steve Schwarzman, co-founder Blackstone Group, told CNBC he was inspired by the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships with the goal of fostering a better understanding between China and the West.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies, defended the Chinese firm's stand on U.S. cybersecurity concerns when he spoke to the media for the first time on Thursday.
The cell hacked into credit card processors to steal MasterCard debit card data, which it used to make about 36,000 transactions over 10 hours, the Justice Department said.
In a year that's supposed to be about rising interest rates, monetary policy seems to be moving in the opposite direction.
Hank Greenberg, the former head of insurance giant AIG, tells CNBC about building AIG from a small domestic insurance company into the mammoth global player that it became.
Steve Schwarzman, co-founder of PE giant Blackstone, told CNBC he's starting a $300 million scholarship in China in hopes of defusing tensions between Beijing and the West.
Australia's much better than expected jobs data on Thursday have many market watchers wondering if the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) did the right thing by cutting interest rates earlier this week.
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
The amount of oil produced in the U.S., now at a 21 year high, is nearly even with the amount being imported.
The Bank of England left its benchmark rate unchanged at 0.5 percent, a record low, on Thursday. Policymakers also kept the size of the asset purchase program unchanged at 375 billion pounds ($584 billion).
Nokia unveiled a new mid-range Asha phone priced at $99, aiming to prevent consumers, particularly in emerging markets, from switching to Google's Android as they upgrade from basic phones.
Even as China gets serious in fending off speculative inflows, analysts tell CNBC the measures taken by Beijing will do little to derail a strengthening Chinese currency.
Sony said it expects operating profit to hold steady in the year to next March after rising to its highest in five years last year.
Australia's budget on Tuesday has raised concerns that the country could follow in the same path as the highly indebted euro zone, said one expert.
Japanese equities have risen a "bit too fast" and appear to be somewhat "bubbly," according to the former vice finance minister of Japan.
China's equity market will soon play catch-up to the global stocks rally, analysts say.
The collapse of the Aussie below parity against the U.S. dollar is not the start of a downtrend for this resilient currency.,
This chartist says the recent rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is not likely to lose steam any time soon.
The price of copper, a key industrial commodity, is likely headed for a fast, but temporary fall, says this chartist.