The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies after U.S. housing starts rose by more than expected in June. » Read More
Stock markets across the globe followed Wall Street's lead on Friday with investors fleeing to so-called "safe havens" and dumping riskier assets.
The Nikkei 225 finished its worst trading week since March 2011 on Friday, with analysts highlighting a change in sentiment towards Japan's benchmark index.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Tuesday with Chinese shares outperforming but sentiment remained shaky following a global stock selloff overnight.
Asian stocks kicked off the week lower after heavy losses on Wall Street at the end of last week.
Technology stocks led a global downturn on Monday, after a selloff in U.S. stocks on Friday hit market confidence.
Asian equity markets ended mixed on Friday with investors hesitant to make bets ahead of the U.S. non-farm payrolls report.
Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan's leading internet venture Softbank, is the country's wealthiest individual with a net worth of $19 billion, according to Forbes.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Friday as growing hopes of policy easing in China offset a weak lead from Wall Street.
Asian stock markets closed mostly lower on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street overnight and as investors fretted over Ukraine and China.
Asian equity markets rose on Tuesday, stabilizing after recent volatility, as the implementation of sanctions on Russia lifted global risk appetite.
Asian stocks started the week mixed as concerns escalate over Ukraine after exit polls from a weekend referendum showed Crimea voting to join Russia.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Ongoing worries over China's economy weighed Asian equity markets down on Wednesday, while overnight losses on Wall Street further ignited a flight-to-safety.
The CEO of Japan's Softbank, Masayoshi Son, delivers what he says is a wake-up call to U.S. broadband users in an interview with CNBC.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian shares were a lackluster sight on Monday, with major indexes across the region registering steep declines.
Asian shares mostly saw subdued trade on Thursday, ahead of Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
Few bright sparks could be found in dour Asian stock markets on Monday.
Alibaba, the dominant force in China's e-commerce market, may already have lost a battle with Tencent for the world's biggest mobile market.