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In the battle to become the global messaging app of choice, many developers have brought out some large marketing guns that promises overseas growth.
China's manufacturing sector may have slipped into a contractionary phase in October following two months of expansion, according to Nomura.
China signaled concern that ample credit could fuel inflation as house prices jumped the most in three years, with double-digit gains in major cities.
China shares have enjoyed a three-month-long rally and now it's time for investors to turn selective, analysts said.
Abandoned by investors at the height of Fed taper talk, emerging market equities are back on the run, and ETFs are a great way to play them.
CNBC highlights just some of the rising stars that are making waves in key smartphone markets like India and China.
The magic of Alibaba: China's biggest e-retailer is on track to be a $500 billion company by 2015. Investors are now looking at how to get in on the IPO action.
Rupert Murdoch's Star India and Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries are launching a football tournament to mirror cricket's Indian Premier League.
China's human rights record will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday, with a U.N. forum to hear accusations of a crackdown on dissent.
As Australian stocks power to fresh five-year highs, analysts say the country's benchmark index is set for further gains.
Optimism over Hyundai Motor's first major makeover of its key models may fizzle as some question whether the redesigns are too conservative.
New home prices in China's 70 major cities in September rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier, marking the ninth straight month of annual increases.
BHP Billiton has outlined plans to exit a series of Indian oil and gas explorations projects after being hit by lengthy regulatory delays.
The NYSE and Nasdaq has assured Alibaba that the partnership structure for its expected share offering will be permitted. The Financial Times reports.
Devastating wildfires near Sydney have fueled opposition to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plans to repeal a carbon emissions tax.
Foreign investors are on their longest-ever buying spree of South Korean stocks in another sign the country has emerged as a safe-haven, analysts say.
The U.S. sovereign rating must come from its creditors' view, said Guan Jianzhong, chairman of Dagong, the China rating agency which downgraded the U.S.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Choking smog all but shut down one of northeastern China's largest cities on Monday, forcing schools to suspend classes, snarling traffic and closing the airport, in the country's first major air pollution crisis of the winter.
Starbucks has been charging customers in China higher prices than other markets, helping the company realize thick profit margins, a report by the official China Central Television said.
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Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.