The PBOC announced on Saturday that it will widen the daily trading band for the yuan to 2 percent from the official midpoint effective March 17.» Read More
Thailand is the way station where the Rohingya, denied citizenship in Myanmar by national law, arrive on fishing boats converted to human cargo vessels.
As investors continue to fret over slowing growth in China, Capital Economics say it will in fact be positive for the rest of the world.
The rapid deterioration in China's economic momentum has put focus squarely on the economy, with several banks cutting their growth forecasts.
China-based Twitter-like messaging service Weibo filed on Friday to raise $500 million via a U.S. initial public offering.
Tencent Holdings shares slid as much as 6.4 pct amid reports that China's central bank has called for a halt to online credit card use.
Search for missing MH370 has been extended amid news reports the aircraft could have been deliberately flown towards the Andaman Islands.
Singapore's central bank said it plans to begin regulating virtual currency intermediaries such as bitcoin exchanges and vending machines.
Temasek Holdings has offered to buy all shares in Olam owned by minority shareholders in a cash deal that values the trading firm at $4.3 billion.
Bank of Japan board members agreed that the economy and prices are moving in line with their forecast, minutes the February 17-18 meeting showed.
The financial health of bloated industries in China has prompted many banks to cut back on lending in some sectors.
Minister describes the situation as "unprecedented," and dismisses claims that the missing aircraft may have flown for hours after disappearing.
Panasonic has declared it will pay employees it sends to China a premium to compensate for the dangerous levels of pollution. The FT reports.
There is some "flexibility" around China's 7.5 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth target for 2014, said Premier Li Keqiang.
China's latest read on domestic spending and industrial output came in worse than expected, offering little comfort to markets already spooked by the prospect of a weakening economy.
Providers of ETFs are wooing Japanese retail investors with foreign stock offerings amid expectations a flood of fresh funds is headed to the market.
Singapore has joined a club of countries experiencing extreme weather. A prolonged dry spell in the city-state is also being accompanied by a haze.
New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates on Thursday and signaled further rises through early 2017.
A bull market left to run without a correction for this long sets up stocks for huge declines, Marc Faber told CNBC on Thursday.
Toyota Motor Corp said it will give its Japan-based workers their biggest pay raise in 21 years in the year starting in April.
Japan's core machinery orders rose 13.4 percent in January from a month earlier, above analyst expectations in a Reuters poll for a rise of 7 percent.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, discuss latest news from Barclays' plans to overhaul the structure of its investment bank.
Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, explains why he thinks China's gross domestic product (GDP) may come in well below 7 percent.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.