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In identifying which banks would be top choices for 2014, CNBC conducted a surveys based on themes that are currently being explored by various analysts.
Malaysia's economy may take a hit as tourists avoid the country in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' flight 370.
India's central bank on Tuesday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 8 percent in a widely anticipated move.
Inflation in India remains sticky and that's reason enough not to expect interest rates to fall anytime soon, says India's Kotak Mahindra Bank.
Malaysian authorities changed their account of the critical last communication from the missing Malaysian jet.
The monthly minimum wage in Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin will go up by between 11.4 percent and 12.3 percent, according to the China News Service.
For those Chinese firms positioned for a strengthening currency, the recent yuan weakening may spell significant earnings hit, analysts at Nomura say.
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp has made an offer to buy Wing Hang Bank for HK$38.428 billion ($4.95 billion).
There is no better time to raise Japan’s sales tax, former vice finance minister Eisuke Sakakibara said on Tuesday as a rise in the tax kicked in.
The Australia dollar jumped to its highest level in four months after the Reserve Bank of Australia left interest rates unchanged at a record low of 2.5 percent.
China's biggest banks more than doubled the level of bad loans they wrote off last year, in a sign that financial strains are mounting as growth slows. The FT reports.
Developing Asia will maintain steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from developed markets' recovery will offset China's slowdown, the ADB said.
The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) showed manufacturing activity continuing to expand in March, while the final HSBC PMI reading fell to an eight-month low of 48.
After 10 years of rising home prices, Hong Kong's real estate market is poised for a correction.
A frugal mindset and disruptive technology are shaking up the banking scene in India, giving 300 million dwellers a chance to get a bank account.
Business sentiment among Japanese corporates improved in the three months to March, the closely-watched Tankan survey showed on Tuesday.
China's producer prices have been declining for the longest period since the Asian financial crisis and pose a real threat to the economy, says JP Morgan.
Social media service Weibo, sometimes called the Twitter of China, will list on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol WB.
Real estate investors looking to snap up a property in Hong Kong can expect discounts to remain a trend for some time to come.
It’s the story of the day: authorities seized assets from those connected to the former security chief embroiled in a graft scandal.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."