Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy.» Read More
Japan Airlines said that a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight experienced problems with its battery and have grounded the fleet worldwide for three months.
China's industrial output rose 10.3 percent in October from a year earlier, beating market expectations, while retail sales were up 13.3 percent.
China's Third Plenum stands out as the event to watch for Asia, while data out of India and Japan's economic growth data may also be in focus.
The most powerful storm ever to make landfall battered the Philippines with winds approaching 200 mph early Friday.
China's annual consumer inflation quickened to 3.2% in October from the previous month's 3.1 percent, lower than market expectations.
A meeting of China’s top leaders gets underway in Beijing on Saturday and widely is expected to be the launch-pad for the major economic reforms.
Shinzo Abe's commitment to reviving the economy through deregulation came under attack from an ally over the fight against deflation. The FT reports.
Twitter's performance may be watched closely by Alibaba as the Chinese tech giant mulls whether to list its shares in the U.S. or Hong Kong.
China's export growth rebounded in October after a tumble the month before, but economists say it's too early to call a turnaround in global demand.
The markets' taper tantrum may have ended, but while Wall Street is batting up toward highs, funds still aren't returning to most emerging markets.
India's move to encourage foreign banks to reposition as wholly-owned subsidiaries may find just a handful of takers, given the regulatory trade-off.
Appetite for Scottish salmon is booming in China, First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond told CNBC Thursday.
Asia churned out the highest number of billionaires globally in 2013, a stark contrast to Europe - which saw a decline in its ultrawealthy population.
The Communist Party get-together in China could alter the picture for commodities, with Beijing is trying to shift the economy towards consumption.
India's central bank unveiled a far-reaching set of regulations to allow foreign banks into the country's protected domestic market. The NYT reports.
Singapore's pawn broking industry appears to be on the rise as alternative sources of short-term finance have become more acceptable.
A Chinese property developer has a lofty vision for a pokey suburb of Johannesburg, to turn it into the "New York of Africa". The GP reports.
South Korea came to a grinding halt on Thursday morning as 650,000 high school seniors prepared to take the most important exam of their lives.
Premier Li warned the government against expanding loose money policies as China needs to sustain economic growth to ensure a stable job market.
China's Dalian Wanda Group, founded by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, snapped up a Picasso painting for $28.2 million at a Christie's auction.
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Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.
Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.
Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.