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Top strategists on Wall Street say the yen is set to weaken a lot further this year, and that should be a bullish sign for stocks.
Taiwanese manufacturer believes its latest model, the Desire 816, has the winning formula after a tough 2013.
Chinese internet platform Sina has picked banks for a spin-out of its Twitter-like micro-blogging service Weib.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the target of anti-government protesters who have blocked parts of Bangkok for weeks, has left the city.
The rate of increase in China's new home prices eased in January, pointing to further stabilization in country's red-hot property market.
China’s banks – and its shadow sector – may have spooked investors, but some analysts are starting to see them as a safe investment bet.
India imported $1.9 billion of military kit from the U.S. last year, making it the biggest foreign buyer of U.S. weapons. The FT reports.
A slew of data from Japan this week is likely to be in focus amid concerns that momentum in the country’s economic recovery is waning.
Supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised on Sunday to get tough with anti-government protesters paralyzing parts of Bangkok.
A failure to address emerging market turmoil could pave the way for another financial crisis, Indian central bank chief Raghuram Rajan told CNBC.
With investor worries about spillover effects on commodities by a slowing Chinese economy, Beijing has its eye on a key resource—rare earth minerals in North Korea.
China aims for economic growth of between 7 and 8 percent, a level that is good for the country and the world, China's central bank governor said.
Mobile gaming companies are making money worldwide, but in one country in particular they're really cleaning up.
President Barack Obama held talks with the Dalai Lama on Friday, prompting China to ask why the White House ignored Beijing's warnings.
Singapore appears to have stage-managed an enviable feat in its latest budget: combining increased social spending while avoiding a tax hike for the wealthy.
Australia – one of the most expensive property markets in the world - is still a top choice for affluent Asian investors, despite bubble fears.
China has the capacity to manage shadow banking which is not yet a global systemic issue, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Friday.
Signs of weakness in China’s economy have cast a shadow over a stock market that was just enjoying a run of strength.
Youth unemployment has created "a generation at risk", with worldwide youth unemployment forecast to rise to 12.8 percent by 2018.
With China's economy showing fresh signs of weakness, questions are rising over whether the country can protect its 7-plus percent growth rate.
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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."