The BOJ's tankan survey showed the country's large manufacturers are more optimistic than expected, with the index hitting its highest since March 2014.» Read More
The U.S. formally joined ReCAAP, a Singapore-based, multinational organization battling piracy at sea.
Microsoft has set Sept. 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the U.S. software giant said on Tuesday.
Chinese manufacturing data was better than expected, but that's not helping equities.
The timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike is one of the key risks for Hong Kong property stocks, according to Barclays.
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia are helping the nation form closer bonds with China, according to the CFO of Total.
Plans by top iron ore miners to knock out high-cost rivals with a flood of cheap ore have had some success, but are meeting resistance in China.
China's factory activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September, a private survey showed, but a deeper dive into the data uncovered worrying signs about the job market.
Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Monday to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes.
Singapore's casinos opened their doors in 2010 with great expectations for the market's potential growth, but some believe the party may be over.
New Zealand stocks cheered the National Party's emphatic election victory, but analysts warned the 'rock star' economy faces mounting headwinds.
Japanese firm Obayashi says its space elevator may be ready by 2050 as developments in carbon nanotechnology make stronger cables.
The missing chief executive of China's Ultrasonic has resurfaced in China to deny absconding with millions of dollars, saying he lost his phone.
The BoJ must make a new commitment to meet its 2 percent inflation target because achieving that goal by around next spring will be difficult.
Google's problems in China just got worse. The New York Times reports.
Two Chinese warships have docked at Iran's principal naval port for the first time for a four-day joint naval exercise. The New York Times reports.
Short-sellers who profit from stock price falls have resumed targeting Chinese firms, but many who instigate the strategy are cloaked in anonymity.
After a busy week involving the Federal Reserve, Scotland and Alibaba's debut, Asian traders will have little on their plate over the next few days.
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday.
As the outperformance of New Zealand's economy begins to taper, the government should focus on ensuring a 'rock solid' economy, New Zealand's Treasury Secretary said.
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Peter Boardman, managing director at Tradewinds, says the Tankan survey's stronger-than-expected reading indicates a recovery in Japan's economy.
Stephen Schork, editor of The Schork Report, outlines the obstacles that stand in the way of an accord on Iran's nuclear program.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar summarizes how Asian stock markets have performed in the first half of this year.