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Business sentiment among Japan's big manufacturers hit its highest level in six years in the three months to December, the Tankan survey showed.
Japan and Southeast Asian countries called for freedom of the air and sea on Saturday, as China's military assertiveness raises tensions.
The world's largest jewelry retailer, Chow Tai Fook, is expecting a year of solid sales despite the slowing growth in China – its biggest market.
A Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon on Saturday, the official Xinhua news service reported.
A rare incident of rioting in Singapore has raised questions about social harmony in the nation that has been built on a reputation of stability.
The BoJ will keep its highly expansionary monetary policy in place until inflation hits and stabilizes at its 2 percent target. The FT reports.
The U.S. dollar hit a five-year high against the yen on Friday amid talk that the Fed could start tapering as soon as next week’s policy meeting.
After this year's stellar rally in Japan's once-lethargic shares, is it time to start shifting bets to the region's other sleeping giant, China?
On average, Australians enjoy the highest inheritance payouts worldwide at roughly half a million dollars per person, HSBC has found.
China's still relatively closed financial system could become fully liberalized over the next decade, the Bank of England said.
After raising $25 million at its inaugural auction in China earlier this year, Christie's will tackle another first next week: an auction in India.
China has "substantial evidence" against chipmaker Qualcomm in an antitrust probe, state media on Thursday quoted a senior official at the price regulator as saying.
The window is set to open again on Greater China, the world's largest IPO market. Market reforms have some 760 companies lined up to go public next month.
The CEO of mobile dating app Tinder has revealed plans to expand into China within a year -- a move that would involve a significant shift in strategy.
The Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe when it comes to mergers and acquisition, taking second place this year to North America.
Markets are underestimating China's 2014 growth potential, say analysts at Deutsche Bank, whose forecast is far above consensus expectations.
The stockpiling of cabbage is a vestigial impulse that speaks to an era of scarcity that still haunts Chinese of a certain age. The NYT reports.
Hong Kong's market for initial public offerings (IPOs) looks like it's kicking into gear, just as the year winds down.
India's rioters were incensed over the eating of beef, which the country's majority Hindus have considered sacrilegious for at least a thousand years.
Malaysia’s stock market has outperformed Southeast Asian peers this year, with the benchmark index hitting a record, but can its rise continue?
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Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities, says renewed tensions in Ukraine will fuel concerns of a supply disruption and that will lift oil prices higher in the weeks ahead.
After stripping out the base effects, the underlying trend in the inflation data does not reflect a downtrend, says Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director and Southeast Asia Economist at Nomura.
Robert Chow, Spokesman, Alliance for Peace and Democracy, says Beijing has always been clear about the degree of autonomy it will give Hong Kong. He also discusses the response from the city's citizens.