The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday held back on further monetary easing, surprising most market watchers who were expecting a second rate cut in as many months.» Read More
Indonesia's economy grew at a much slower than expected pace in the first quarter as investments and exports weakened.
Asian markets will have to contend with Chinese economic data for April alongside a slew of central bank policy decisions across the region in the week ahead.
India's economic growth will pick up to 6 percent in the current financial year, said Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Beijing is playing it safe, choosing gradual progress on many fronts over riskier reforms such as removing all controls over bank interest rates.
Japan's central bank chief predicts the effects of sales tax hike to be contained and recovery to resume in the third quarter.
Growth in China's services sector accelerated slightly in April as new orders held steady, an official survey showed, an encouraging sign of strength in an economy that otherwise faces a cloudy outlook.
Baoshan Iron and Steel (Baosteel) and Aurizon Holdings launched a A$1.14 billion ($1.06 billion) takeover bid for Aquila Resources.
A U.S. jury has ordered Samsung to pay $119.6 million to Apple, far less than Apple had sought in the latest round of their mobile patent litigation.
Apart from the closely-watched U.S. monthly jobs data, latest employment figures from the world's number three economy are not to be ignored.
Alibaba is scrambling to increase its mobile footprint, and that should concern investors.
As Sony issued its third profit warning in six months, Kazuo Hirai's days at the helm of the company are numbered, said one analyst.
The founder of major Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group tells CNBC he is eyeing the U.S. property market for the firm's next investment.
An E.U. ban on Indian mango imports is unlikely to dent Asia's third-largest economy, but it could create trade friction between the two economies.
Nike Chief Executive Mark Parker said the company was considering shifting production within China following a major strike at a supplier's factory.
Malaysia released an account of what happened to Flight MH370, in a report that detailed the route the plane probably took as it veered off course.
The founder of Shanghai Tang told CNBC that he has been described by people who work for him as a "tyrant."
Sony shares fell to a six-week low on Friday after it slashed its earnings guidance for the third time in a year.
Alibaba's tremendous growth story may end with China.
Household spending in Japan rose 7.2 percent in March on year as consumers stepped up spending ahead of an April 1 rise in the country's sales tax.
Sony slashed its operating profit estimate by nearly 70 percent for the financial year ended March 31.
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