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
China's first quarter GDP numbers have quelled the worst fears of a hard landing, with economists forecasting a growth pickup over the coming months.
The South Korean coast guard said on Wednesday more than 300 people were unaccounted for missing from a ferry sinking off the southwest coast.
China's economy grew 7.4 percent in the first quarter of this year, data on Wednesday showed.
Thailand's turbulent politics has shaken investor confidence, but the uncertainty won't derail the economy or the market, the Stock Exchange of Thailand's CFO said.
Political turmoil has cast a shadow over Turkey, but Mitsubishi tells CNBC the country remains attractive to the Japanese conglomerate.
Samsung Electronics is spending more to build its new flagship Galaxy S5 than the previous model despite a slowdown in the high-end smartphone market.
Baidu, China's leading internet search provider, has launched a mobile payment and wealth management platform.
India's wholesale prices-based inflation accelerated to a three-month high in March, driven up by increases in food and fuel costs.
Alibaba Group accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, a timely lift as it prepares for a public offering in the U.S.
Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in first-quarter shipments compared with the previous quarter due to weather disruptions in Australia and Canada.
Hayman Capital's Kyle Bass believes Wall Street's recent declines in the biotech and social media sector shows cracks in the Japanese economy.
Underwhelming Chinese loan data prompted a sharp selloff in the country's stock markets Tuesday, but some analysts say the data is good news.
After last year's massive bullion buying spree, China's gold fever is set to cool in 2014, said the World Gold Council.
Singapore's property market has entered a standoff between bargain-seeking buyers and developers sticking to their pricing guns, with March sales dropping.
Australia has approved a second airport for Sydney, in the government's latest move to improve the infrastructure in the country's biggest city.
China will have investors on edge on Wednesday with the release of its GDP figures which are expected to show growth grinding down to a 5-year low.
Australia's central bank said economic developments have not swayed its resolve to keep interest rates steady for a while.
A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner had its first mission cut short after exceeding its depth limit.
Chinese banks made 1.05 trillion yuan ($168.8 billion) worth of new yuan loans in March, in line with a forecast of 1 trillion yuan.
Australia has several characteristics conducive for commercializing its shale-rich regions.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that it could put rates on hold for the time being and will only opt for further rate cuts, if necessary, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.
Simon Grose-Hodge, head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, says a diversification into non-IT plays makes for a stronger Nasdaq Composite.
Chris Lane, senior research analyst at Bernstein Research, explains why China Unicom could see a "sharp slowdown in" its mobile service revenue in the final quarter of 2014.