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
China has just settled one shadow-banking product's high-profile failure and another has emerged, with analysts expecting more potential defaults ahead.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept monetary policy steady on Tuesday and maintained its upbeat assessment on the economy.
Skepticism abounds over whether Japan's long-promised economic reforms will ever materialize, but some analysts still expect the stock rally to continue.
South Korean media reported that the heavy snowfall was believed to have resulted in the collapse, but the cause was still being investigated.
A yuan settlement service by Australia’s stock exchange operator ASX and Bank of China marks another step in yuan’s development as a global currency.
Sources say Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has approached SingTel to buy its $3.1 billion stake in Thai telecom company Shin Corp.
North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice, U.N. investigators said.
Thailand slashed its economic growth forecast this year to 3.0 to 4.0 percent, following delays in investment projects and weak private consumption.
Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than expected at the end of 2013, stoking fears momentum has stalled, but some say the dip will prove fleeting.
BHP Billiton reported a 31 percent rise in first-half profit on Tuesday and signaled it would consider a dividend hike in August.
The Indian government trumpeted its record of growth and reform over the past decade in its last budget before an election it looks set to lose.
Concerns over Singapore's rising household debt levels may increase after data showed bankruptcy orders have risen to the highest level since 2009.
China's central bank is trying to take the punch bowl away from banks, but latest surge in bank lending figures show otherwise.
Attention this week is likely to be on the release of HSBC's flash China purchasing managers' index (PMI) for February and Bank of Japan's meeting.
The New Zealand dollar is set to move past parity against the Australian dollar in 2014 for the first time in 40 years, according to HSBC.
Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the previous one, below expectations for a 0.7 percent gain, data on Monday showed.
Singapore's non-oil domestic exports fell an annual 3.3 percent in January, more than expected, as Lunar New Year holidays bit into trade.
China's consumer prices stayed subdued in January while producer prices continued declines, signaling that inflation will not concern policymakers for now.
Japan's Prime Minister is keen to cut corporate tax rate, Chief Cabinet Secretary said, a step experts say could boost Japan's competitiveness.
China's banks disbursed the most loans in any month in four years in January, a surge that suggests the world's second-biggest economy may not be cooling as much as some fear.
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