The Japanese government approved an 18.6 trillion yen stimulus package aimed at dulling the impact on the economy from an impending tax hike.» Read More
Indians are latching onto an idea that began six years ago in Kenya of transferring money on a cellphone. The New York Times reports.
Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Buying China broadly won't deliver returns and investors need to be picky about mainland stocks, said HSBC's Asia equities investment director.
Shares in Australia's Qantas Airlines slumped 17 percent on Thursday after the carrier issued a profits warning.
China announced a sweeping package of economic and social reforms last month, boosting global sentiment towards Chinese investments. The FT reports.
China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country's three main telecom companies. The FT reports.
Indian gold smugglers are adopting the methods of drug couriers to sidestep a government crackdown on imports of the precious metal.
Australia's trade minister has said he is not relying on a global deal at this week's World Trade Organization summit.
In a sharp rebuff, China accused Washington of taking Japan's side in a tense clash over disputed islands in the East China Sea.
China will begin rolling out financial liberalization reforms in the Shanghai FTZ within three months, the PBOC said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Singapore Exchange and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing signed a deal to co-operate on promoting the internationalization of the Chinese currency.
Indians are frustrated by the slow pace of government reforms to reignite the country's growth, said the head of Hero MotoCorp.
Despite talk of a significant economic slowdown in China, Fortescue Metals doesn't expect the world's second-largest economy to lose steam soon.
At the “make or break” meeting of the WTO in Bali this week, Indonesia’s trade minister told CNBC there was a less than 50 percent chance of a deal.
A deal signed in South Korea by Huawei Technologies could undermine Washington's defense ties with Seoul. The FT reports.
A Japanese government spending package, aimed at bolstering the economy ahead of a national sales-tax hike, will total about $182 billion.
Australia's economy put in another subpar performance last quarter as domestic demand disappointed and consumers chose to save rather than spend.
Better-than-expected data out of India and Indonesia this week suggests the two Asian economies may be better placed to weather the imminent tapering.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have dismissed a powerful uncle from his posts, a move that could help consolidate his power base.
HSBC’s chief global equity strategist tells CNBC why he feels like he is not buying into the Japanese policy makers’ ‘economic miracle.’
South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 95. CNBC's Oriel Morrison looks back on his life.
Atul Goyal, Senior Analyst at Jefferies pits the Microsoft XBox against Son's Playstation.
Abah Ofon, Director, Agricultural Commodities Research at Standard Chartered tells CNBC"s Cash Flow that India's agricultural subsidies are a sensitive issue because stockpiling soft commodities distorts trade flows.