Thailand stocks have rallied sharply, but despite high hopes for the new administration's policies, analysts don't expect shares to rise much further.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
President Barack Obama announced new sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy but denied that the U.S. is in a new Cold War with Russia.
The stock market faces two points of vulnerability that will likely push prices lower, U.S. Trust's Keith Banks says.
President Obama wrote to Russian President Putin to inform him the U.S. government had determined Russia violated a nuclear treaty.
Argentina could be back in the economic doldrums if it defaults on Wednesday, a key player in its 2010 debt restructuring told CNBC.
Citing compatibility issues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce said Microsoft is suspected of a monopoly.
The Philippines' already vulnerable coconut trees took a hit from the past year's typhoons even as demand for trendy coconut-based products is rising.
After suffering an extended bout of bearishness, China shares in unloved sectors are climbing and analysts expect the rally can continue.
The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a senior political official from the country told CNBC.
Argentina will likely default on its debt for the third time in 28 years on Wednesday, which could cost U.S. hedge funds millions.
Chinese media reported that officers from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited the software giant in at least 4 cities.
Ukrainian troops have stepped up their push to win back territory from pro-Russian separatists in the area.
Chinese officials have made sudden visits to Microsoft offices in China, the company said, but declined to give a reason for the inspections.
With companies in Asia slowing their capital investment, the region may face a deceleration in economic growth ahead, HSBC said.
Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis.
Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops, according to the US and Ukraine.
U.S. shale has put the country on the same terrain as Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the process, it may turn oil into a safe haven.
McDonald's suspended sales of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong and shifted chicken imports to Thai suppliers for its Japan business.
China's slowing property market tops the list of major economic risks, but some say the sector's stocks are "dirt cheap" and now is the time to buy.