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.» Read More
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
Malaysia needs put an end to cronyism and support market reforms, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim told CNBC on Monday.
The World Bank on Monday scaled back slightly its 2013 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and warned about possible over-heating in the region's larger economies.
Easing growth in China and pessimism about the U.S. recovery after a surprise 0.4 percent contraction in retail sales last month are likely to push oil prices lower, according to CNBC's latest survey.
Malaysia's bull market is seeing a type of initial public offering, still fairly new to Asia: one with no profits, revenues or assets.
Two people in the central Chinese province of Henan have been infected by a new strain of avian influenza, while the death toll has risen to 13 from a total of 60 infections after two more deaths in Shanghai.
China is due to release its first quarter growth figures Monday and expectations are high that they will confirm recovery is on track for the world's most populous nation. But how sustainable is this stimulus-backed rebound?
The Obama administration warned Japan not to take measures to devalue the yen to gain a competitive advantage.
Infosys, India's No. 2 IT services exporter, forecast lower revenue growth than analysts had expected for this fiscal year, citing a challenging global economy.
A surging New Zealand housing market that has sent prices to record levels is jangling nerves at the central bank, prompting warnings of asset bubbles.
Woodside Petroleum has shelved plans for its $40 billion Browse liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, saying it will consider a floating LNG plant instead.
China is handling an outbreak of bird flu much better than in the past, Sanofi CEO Chris Viehbacher told CNBC on Thursday.
The U.S. mortgage backed securities market could be one of the key beneficiaries of the surprise move by the Bank of Japan last week to embark on an aggressive monetary policy program, according to Deutsche Bank.
The decision by South Korea's central bank to keep rates on hold may have surprised markets on Thursday, but analysts told CNBC the Bank of Korea was doing the right thing by keeping rates steady for the sixth straight month.
Chinese banks made $171 billion of new local currency loans in March, central bank data showed on Thursday, well above market expectations and adding to evidence of an economic recovery being fueled by ample credit.
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
There are signs that wealthier Japanese shoppers are spending more, thanks to 'Abenomics' which has lifted Japanese share markets by nearly 50 percent. Sales of high-end goods and clothes, including kimonos, are on the rise.
KFC parent Yum Brands reported sales fell 13% in March at restaurants in China amid a new bird-flu scare.
China saw export growth of 10 percent year on year in March while exports to the U.S. and Europe, its two biggest markets, continued to slump, which is making analysts question the reliability of the data.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's austerity drive hasn't put a dampener on business at Sands China, said Edward Tracy, president and CEO of Macau's largest operator of casinos and resorts.
More than a 100 dignitaries and celebrities are expected to gather in South Africa on Tuesday for Nelson Mandela's memorial service. NBC's Lester Holt reports from Soweto.
Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura, explains the massive demand behind yuan trades.
CNBC's Chery Kang reports on the latest political developments in North Korea.