India's economy grew at a faster rate than its Chinese counterpart for a second straight quarter, but concerns remain over the government's new way of calculating its data.» Read More
Premier Li said economic growth of slightly more or less than 7.5 percent would be acceptable as long it still led to new jobs and higher wages.
When a private equity firm co-founded by Alibaba's Jack Ma sought funding, investors had one concern: was the firm independent from Ma?
A proposed merger in Malaysia will create the first Islamic bank that will have enough clout to challenge conventional, often Western, banks.
The world has progressed in reducing poverty, but about one in five people in developing regions still live on under $1.25 a day, according to the UN.
China's Evergrande Real Estate has joined smaller peers in offering zero-interest downpayment loans, a practice reminiscent of the U.S. housing boom.
Chinese tourists have become some of the biggest spenders abroad, according to a new report, averaging over $1,000 a day.
Both the Ukrainian government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
The Australian Senate voted to scrap carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding homes after a typhoon killed 38 people, with at least eight missing.
Singapore's exports fell for a second straight month in June, International Enterprise Singapore said, hit by a slump in shipments of electronics.
Australia can maintain strong relationships with both China and Japan, despite their ongoing political spat, the country's Trade Minister told CNBC.
Chinese firm Huatong Road & Bridge Group said it might fail to pay interest and principal due on a short-term bill issue that matures on July 23.
Indian states eager to kick-start infrastructure projects have proposed changes to laws blamed for stalling roads, railways, and power installations.
Plans to allow greater foreign investment in Shanghai's A-share market could prove to be a game changer for investment in Chinese shares.
Japan's most popular messaging app filed for an IPO in Tokyo, but whether the estimated $10 billion valuation is fair remains in question.
Chinese energy giant CNOOC is looking at building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas plant to produce gas from the South China Sea.
The selection of Shanghai as the headquarters for the BRICS bank could hurt Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's domestic ratings, according to one expert.
Many trash pickers in China are elderly people, unable to support themselves on meager government pensions. Global Post reports.
China posted better-than-expected GDP figures, but economists say there's little evidence of progress in rebalancing its economic growth model.
Rio Tinto said it was on track to produce 295 million tons of the steel-making material in 2014, up from 266 million last year.
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Despite hitting a two-week low against the U.S. dollar, the Indian rupee remains poised for a "real trade-weighted appreciation", says Mirza Baig, Asian currency strategist at BNP Paribas.
China's stock market bull market remains intact, says Wong Kok Hoi, Founder & CIO at APS Asset Management
Ian Bright, senior economist at ING, discusses a survey which revealed that wedding budgets in Europe are shrinking due to the ripple effects of a slowing economy.