Barack Obama provided reassuring words to Asian allies during a state visit to Japan on Thursday.» Read More
South Korea's economy grew at a steady pace in the first quarter, data showed on Thursday, a sign that a recovery is gaining momentum.
China's economy overtook Japan's in 2010, but analysts told CNBC China still lags Japan in terms of the quality of its growth.
New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates on Thursday and signaled that it would keep tightening monetary policy in the coming months.
India is set to pay Iran $1.65 billion under an interim nuclear deal that eases sanctions and gives Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds.
Arriving in Japan, Obama says Washington welcomes China's rise but engagement with Beijing would not come at the expense of its Asian allies.
New Zealand topped a list of 22 nations as Chinese tourists' favorite destination for the first time, according to a survey.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said consumer inflation may exceed the central bank's projection in the fiscal year that ended in March.
WH Group is slashing its proposed Hong Kong IPO and delaying the pricing to next week, as market volatility turned investors off the deal.
Australia's inflation data came in softer than expected in the first quarter, lowering the prospect of a potential rate hike and sending the Aussie dollar sliding.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for a fourth straight month in April, a private survey showed on Wednesday, but the reading showed an improvement from March.
Shares of Japanese railroad and hotel operator Seibu Holdings popped over 5 percent after debuting at its initial public offering (IPO) price of 1,600 yen per share, the lower end of its indicative range.
The United States said on Tuesday it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test.
A meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week may give pacific trade talks a much-needed boost.
Despite economic hopes for India's Narenda Modi, experts say it's too early to tell what kind of changes he'll bring.
The Japanese yen's safe-haven status may be in jeopardy as rising import costs continue to eat into the country's current account, analysts say.
Although estimates on Alibaba's worth vary widely, market analysts agree Alibaba Group's IPO will be a blockbuster—and that's good news for Yahoo.
Hedge fund managers like Eton Park and Eclectica are still bullish on Japan despite a painful start to the year.
Older villagers knew the eel fisherman's boy who would become one of China's most fearsome men. "All three brothers were good people," said a neighbor.
After the Spectrum sweater factory collapsed in 2005, killing 64 workers, hardly anything changed to improve factory safety in Bangladesh.
Following the stellar debut of Weibo, Chairman Charles Chao said that in retrospect the initial public offering was priced too low.
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Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, attributes the decline of Japanese shares to the lack of a TPP agreement during U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo.
Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale, says the yuan is no longer undervalued and it would be "inappropriate for it to continue to appreciate."
Taro Kono, Member of the House of Representatives in Japan's Parliament, says the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) stands behind Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in pushing for the TPP trade deal.