The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates on Thursday and signaled further rises through early 2017.
Singapore's central bank said it plans to begin regulating virtual currency intermediaries such as bitcoin exchanges and vending machines.
Search for missing MH370 has been extended amid news reports the aircraft could have been deliberately flown towards the Andaman Islands.
Temasek Holdings has offered to buy all shares in Olam owned by minority shareholders in a cash deal that values the trading firm at $4.3 billion.
Bank of Japan board members agreed that the economy and prices are moving in line with their forecast, minutes the February 17-18 meeting showed.
Minister describes the situation as "unprecedented," and dismisses claims that the missing aircraft may have flown for hours after disappearing.
A bull market left to run without a correction for this long sets up stocks for huge declines, Marc Faber told CNBC on Thursday.
There is some "flexibility" around China's 7.5 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth target for 2014, said Premier Li Keqiang.
China's latest read on domestic spending and industrial output came in worse than expected, offering little comfort to markets already spooked by the prospect of a weakening economy.
Providers of ETFs are wooing Japanese retail investors with foreign stock offerings amid expectations a flood of fresh funds is headed to the market.
Singapore has joined a club of countries experiencing extreme weather. A prolonged dry spell in the city-state is also being accompanied by a haze.
Toyota Motor Corp said it will give its Japan-based workers their biggest pay raise in 21 years in the year starting in April.
Japan's core machinery orders rose 13.4 percent in January from a month earlier, above analyst expectations in a Reuters poll for a rise of 7 percent.
Alibaba is "95 percent certain" to choose New York over Hong Kong for its initial public offering. The FT reports.
China’s first corporate debt default in at least 17 years has sparked fear that China’s ‘Lehman’s moment’ is fast approaching.
The search for missing a Malaysia Airlines plane entered day five on Wednesday, with focus on reports that the jet may have deviated from its course.
Prudential has struck a deal with financial services group Standard Chartered to expand the an existing partnership between the two groups.
Growing numbers of Chinese are using the country's state-backed bankcards to illegally spirit billions of dollars abroad, a Reuters examination has found.
Alibaba Group has agreed to buy a controlling stake in ChinaVision Media Group for $804 million, giving it access to TV and movie content.
The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines flight to Beijing has put a spotlight on the flag carrier's difficulty implementing its latest turnaround plan.
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