Beijing was pushed into launching the AIIB by U.S. refusal to give China more clout in existing institutions, Bernanke said. The FT reports.» Read More
Rather than blaming China's slowing economy on the usual property and debt suspects, some analysts are pointing the finger at the war on pollution.
Australian officials said they had searched where four signals thought to be by MH370 had been heard, and had now discounted it as its final location.
Thai Facebook users were alarmed when the ICT Ministry blocked Facebook access at military request, but the junta blamed a technical problem.
Japan will be able to pursue a military export deal when its defense and foreign ministers meet their Australian counterparts in Tokyo next month.
Sixty-three percent of Australians are overweight, a study published Thursday showed, highlighting the country's growing obesity problem.
China and India won't be making it to the soccer World Cup finals in the next 20 years, according to Goldman Sachs.
Alibaba’s money market fund, Yu’e Bao, has pulled in $90 billion in 10 months. Institutional Investor reports.
Japan's retail sales tumbled 4.4 percent on year in April as a rise in the country's consumption tax weighed on spending, data on Thursday showed.
China's millionaire machine has slowed, suggesting that the country's economic weakness is reaching the top of the economy.
The outlook in Asia for exports, one of the key swing factors for the region's broader economy, remains uncertain, economists say.
Profits by Chinese industrial firms rose 9.6 percent in April to 468.6 billion yuan ($75 billion) from last year, down from 10.7 percent in March.
China will overtake the U.S. as the world's largest mobile phone market this year for the first-time ever, according to research out on Wednesday.
Asian buyers are joining a number of high-profile investors hoping to find riches in the Spanish property market.
China's slowing property market poses the most substantial macro risk to China's economy in the coming quarters, analysts at JP Morgan said.
Asia's young adults face an "integrity crisis" amid corruption in many of the region's developing countries, says Transparency International.
Reports this week that Chinese fishing boats rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the South China Sea has fueled concerns about geopolitical risk in Asia.
An economist, tipped as an adviser to India's new prime minister, says the country needs to lift capital spending to revive the economy.
Thailand's political instability has dented the economy, but contagion to the region should be little with some countries even benefiting.
Raw satellite transmission data from MH370 provided more evidence that the plane crashed into the Indian Ocean after running out of fuel.
Modi was sworn in as India's PM at New Delhi's presidential palace, after a victory that ended two terms of rule by the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.
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Gerard Cassidy, MD & banking analyst at RBC, says the Bank Of America will benefit from the rise in short-term interest rates.
To stop deflationary risks from becoming entrenched, the European Central Bank needs to step up on the front-loading of asset purchases under its quantitative easing program, says Will Oswald, head of FICC at Standard Chartered Bank.
Vasu Menon, vice president, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, says factors such as a stronger U.S. dollar and a slowdown in China will weigh on the Australian dollar.