Asia shares are set for a slightly better year after 2014's low returns, but bigger gains will come from reform plays in China and India, Goldman said.» Read More
China's manufacturing heartlands have closed earlier than usual for the country's biggest annual holiday due to weak orders and rising costs.
Singapore's home prices could fall more than expected this year and unwinding cooling measures may not staunch any damage, Nomura said.
Australian jobs fell the most in nine months in December, a surprise blow for the economy that some say could revive expectations for a rate cut.
A surge in machinery orders is a sign that Japan Inc. is finally gaining traction, just what's needed to boost the country's growth prospects.
A commentary warning that Singapore is facing an Icelandic-style economic crash has yielded a response from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Korea Investment Corp will decide whether to sell its $1 billion stake in Bank of America, after watching its value fall by half since 2008.
China called on the IMF on Wednesday to stick to a commitment to give emerging markets more power at the world body.
India's headline inflation eased to a five-month low of 6.16 percent in December from a 14-month high, after vegetable prices softens.
China's shoppers may be gearing up for Lunar New Year gift giving, but that may not benefit the mainland's luxury players much, Goldman Sachs said.
Private home sales in one of the world's most expensive property markets fell sharply in December as the government's cooling measures take effect.
An investigation into a former People's Liberation Army general has found he personally benefited from real estate deals and building projects, sources say.
A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.
Thai protesters are still trying to oust the government remaining camped in Bangkok with no end to the political deadlock in sight.
It’s hard for China to get on top of its high local-government debt problem as it doesn't really know the full extent of debt levels, according to China Beige Book International.
After three lean years, Hong Kong bankers are looking forward to a surge in fees in 2014 as the city regains its swagger with a slew of big-money IPO.
China Investment Corp. (CIC), China's sovereign wealth fund, is shifting its focus away from the energy sector towards investments in infrastructure.
Hoteliers are upping their game in Japan, where the number of tourists spiked to a record high last year.
Suntory said on Monday it plans to buy Beam for $16 billion, including debt, making the Japanese company the world's third-largest maker of distilled drinks.
The Philippines aims to recover three paintings that a former aide of Imelda Marcos has been jailed in the United States for trying to sell.
Prospects of rising interest rates have dampened demand for real estate trusts globally, but they may see a resurgence in Australia, Morgan Stanley said.
Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at Mine Life, says the miner's announcement on Monday is a move to reassure markets that it can handle the fall in commodity prices.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, says there is potential for the Australian dollar to outperform on the back of China's surprise stimulus and outlines trading strategies.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore, says the Chinese central bank's move is "worrying" and could indicate that the slowdown in the mainland is worse than recent data suggest.