With the new year in sight, a number of themes are set to grip Asia in 2014 including housing prices, the Chinese stock market and social unrest.» Read More
General Motors said it would end vehicle and engine manufacturing in Australia by the end of 2017, dealing a severe blow to the country's auto sector.
The British government is facing a $40 million tussle with the governor of Jakarta over plans to sell the site of former U.K. embassy. The FT reports.
A small change to Japan's tight immigration rules to let more household helpers into the country has made no apparent progress.
The year end is shaping up to be anticlimactic for major chip foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), yet analysts remain bullish.
China on Tuesday began its annual Central Economic Work Conference (CEWC), where policymakers will set out the closely-watched 2014 growth target.
China's November retail sales rose 13.7 percent from a year earlier, above expectations for a 13.3 percent rise, while factory output rose a firm 10 percent, data on Tuesday showed.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday she would not resign ahead of national elections set for February 2.
China’s yuan hit a fresh record high on Tuesday and unprecedented demand has made it stand out as one of the world’s most attractive currencies.
Japan stocks, already up nearly 51 percent this year, may get another leg up after lawmakers last week submitted a long-awaited bill to legalize casinos.
Foreign banks in China have warned that they will suffer severe from new rules aimed at limiting lending by domestic banks. The FT reports.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before the G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis.
Macau casinos could win big in 2014, and this chart explains why.
Lang Lang says that winning competitions is seen as hugely important in China and this had proved detrimental for his early career.
Pop star Katy Perry will soon have a permanent home on Singapore's Sentosa Island in the city's new Madame Tussauds museum due to open in 2014.
As residents say the building boom is a throwback to Japan's troubled 1990s, they worry that, like previous attempts, this growth will not last.
Thailand's prime minister dissolved parliament, calling snap elections, but analysts say it may be too late to stop anti-government protests crippling Bangkok.
Indian stocks jumped on Monday amid euphoria over the opposition party's success in state elections, but experts say enthusiasm should be tempered.
Twenty seven people have been arrested following the worst case of civil unrest that Singapore has seen in over four decades, local press reported.
There is a very powerful growth impulse coming from China's export sector that could boost its economy over the coming quarters, say economists.
Thai Prime Minister said she would dissolve parliament and hold an election "as soon as possible" following a wave of anti-government protests.
Stephen Schwartz, Chief Economist for Asia at BBVA, says that risky assets could see a bout of volatility when tapering happens.
Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should be careful before jumping into the stock, despite a 30% fall over the past two days.
Marty Mosby, Banking Analyst at Guggenheim Partners, tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the Volcker Rule has already been priced into banking stocks and interest rates.