With the new year in sight, a number of themes are set to grip Asia in 2014 including housing prices, the Chinese stock market and social unrest.» Read More
Despite multiple rounds of curbs by the Singapore government to cool the red-hot real estate sector, investors remain unfazed with some buyers purchasing multiple homes, believing that prices will still head higher.
Expectations are running high as the Bank of Japan meets for the first time under its new head Haruhiko Kuroda on Wednesday, with investors hoping Kuroda will take a page out of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman's book.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept interest rates on hold on Tuesday, in line with market expectations, saying that global downside risks appear to have eased and previous rate cuts are stimulating the economy.
Benchmark oil prices are likely to extend gains this week, shrugging off data showing weaker manufacturing activity in the world's two leading economies, but an underwhelming set of U.S. jobs numbers may undermine confidence.
The United States has positioned a warship off the Korean coast as a shield against ballistic missile attack as South Korea's new president vowed swift retaliation against a North Korean strike.
Mining mogul Nathan Tinkler is selling Australia's largest thoroughbred racing and stud empire as he struggles to pay off debts.
Air pollution is driving expatriates out of Beijing and making it harder for companies to recruit international talent. The FT reports.
Even as the new policies by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflate the economy are making a difference to some companies, the bulk of corporate Japan remains in recession. The Financial Times reports.
Facebook is expected to unveil new operating system for the android phone, and the consensus of analysts appears to be positive.
New console makers are taking on the titans of the videogame industry, betting that their cheaper, more mobile-like products will give them an edge over their bigger competitors.
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese consumers on Monday for confusion over its warranty policy following more than two weeks of criticism in the Chinese media of its after-sales service.
A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.
India's top court has dealt a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms who are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.
The results of a closely watched business confidence survey in Japan defying the optimism reflected in a soaring stock market.
South Korea will strike back if the North stages any attack on its territory, the new president warned, as tensions ratcheted higher on the Korean peninsula amid shrill rhetoric from Pyongyang and the U.S. deployment of radar-evading fighters.
Average home prices in China's 100 biggest cities rose for the tenth straight month in March, challenging policymakers who are trying to cool record home prices with mixed results.
Stronger domestic demand helped China's factory activity to rebound in March, with new orders up sharply in a sign that the underlying economic recovery is strong enough to weather any risks from patchy export performance.
To gauge the strength of the recovery in the "workshop of the world," there are three key thresholds investors should monitor, says one economist.
Private property prices in Singapore rose at a much slower rate in the first three months of this year compared to the quarter before, as government property curbs announced in January to cool the market dampened demand.
A unit of Japan's Panasonic is under investigation by U.S. authorities looking at whether the company paid bribes overseas to airline employees or government officials to help land business.
Stephen Schwartz, Chief Economist for Asia at BBVA, says that risky assets could see a bout of volatility when tapering happens.
Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should be careful before jumping into the stock, despite a 30% fall over the past two days.
Marty Mosby, Banking Analyst at Guggenheim Partners, tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the Volcker Rule has already been priced into banking stocks and interest rates.