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One member of the Bank of Japan's policy board said limiting quantitative easing to two years could help stabilize the bond market.
Japan's cabinet rubber-stamped a set of measures on Friday to boost growth that so far have failed to impress markets and made Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promise to take more steps.
Take note, Ben Bernanke: Japan is what happens when a market demanding constant stimulus doesn't get what it wants.
A one-on-one interview with Nintendo's global CEO Satoru Iwata on the lackluster performance of the Wii U and what the company plans to do to turn around sales and engagement.
China's stock market hit its lowest level in six months, joining a global sell-off with growing pessimism about the outlook for the Chinese economy adding to the market's woes.
Indonesia's central bank announced a surprise hike in its benchmark rate by 25 basis points to 6 percent on Thursday, in the face of growing pressure on the rupiah.
The stampede out of Japanese stocks resumed on Thursday, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 tumbling more than 6 percent as investors reassessed their outlook for the market.
The yen strengthened to a 10-week high against the dollar on Thursday, as heightened concerns about Federal Reserve tapering brought the safe haven trade back into play.
Efforts to make the global financial system safer could be making Asia more vulnerable to credit shocks, leaving bond traders worried that a sharp sell-off could turn into a rout.
Australian employment beat expectations with a small rise in May while the jobless rate surprised by ticking down to 5.5 percent, a resilient result.
The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.
As investors fret over the tapering off of U.S. monetary stimulus, a World Bank economist says such a move poses a particular risk to Asia.
The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady on Thursday, possibly matching the analysts' consensus view that the cut in May was the last one for the year.
Asia’s economic development and a growing consumer class means the temptation to return home for those Asian entrepreneurs with a Western education is strong, experts say.
Fitch Ratings returned India's sovereign outlook back to "stable" from "negative" a year after its initial downgrade, surprising markets with a validation of the government efforts.
North Korea blamed the South on Thursday for scuttling fresh dialogue that aimed to ease tensions between the rival Koreas.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency employee, told a Hong Kong newspaper on Wednesday that he plans to stay and fight extradition. The New York Times reports.
India, Brazil and Indonesia have all intervened to boost their currencies. How much things have changed from a few months ago.
Easy come, easy go - hot money is fast exiting emerging market equities, confirming worries over the negative consequences of ultra-loose monetary policy in the United States.
The world's oldest person, 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura, died on Wednesday, Japanese media said.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.