India's NSE index rose as much as 1.2 percent to a record high as foreign investors bet big in a country that was just gripped by market turmoil.» Read More
The U.S. has sent F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea to join military drills aimed in the face of intensifying threats from North Korea.
If the Bank of Japan meets expectations and embarks this week on a radical policy shift to crush deflation, the meeting will go down as historic.
Beijing and Shanghai will implement strict property cooling measures as part of a central government crackdown on the overheated property market, Xinhua said on Saturday.
Cheap neighborhoods in China are being cleared as part of a "urbanization" campaign. But in an ironic twist, the clearance of these "villages within cities" removes cheap housing for the very people targeted to fuel that migration.
North Korea said on Saturday it was entering a "state of war" with South Korea in a continuing escalation of tough rhetoric against Seoul and Washington.
Stock indexes in the U.S. have repeatedly hit fresh highs in the first quarter of 2013 providing stiff competition to Asian equity markets, which have had a disappointing year so far, in comparison.
Falling consumer prices highlighted how challenging it could be for Japan to achieve the 2 percent inflation target, which analysts say is unlikely anytime soon.
Environmentalist Terry Tamminen argues companies do better when government uses its considerable buying power to help make the sustainable product market.
China's industrial profits grew 17.2 percent in the first two months of this year from a year ago, official data showed on Thursday, adding to signs that a burgeoning macro economic recovery is being felt.
Japan's factory output unexpectedly dipped in February and a fourth consecutive drop in core consumer prices underscored the challenges the central bank faces in engineering economic recovery and achieving inflation target.
Free-trade agreements are usually not the sort of thing that get markets excited, so should the Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated be any different? If you're Japan, then perhaps the answer is yes.
North Korea put its rocket units on standby on Friday to attack U.S. military bases in South Korea and the Pacific, after the United States flew two nuclear-capable stealth bombers over the Korean peninsula.
A day after the Philippines got its first investment grade rating from Fitch, the Southeast Asian country's central bank governor told CNBC the upgrade was a "seal of good housekeeping."
China's financial stocks slumped on Thursday after Beijing's banking regulator unveiled new restrictions on wealth management products (WMPs) on Wednesday in order to reduce risk taking.
The Bank of Japan will not bankroll government spending, but it has already exceeded self-imposed limits on asset purchases and will continue to do so, in a signal intended to deliver on promises of overhauling policy.
Despite talk of the so-called "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities, high yield debt market issuances are at record quarterly high.
Uncertainties surrounding the Cyprus bailout are set to continue for some time, but one way to play the fallout is to buy the Australian dollar, one analyst told CNBC.
Japanese automaker Subaru has enjoyed four consecutive years of strong sales growth in its largest market, the U.S., but its president and COO told CNBC he was still mindful of risks to the company's success, a spike in the yen.
After months of calm in global markets, concerns about the future of the euro zone are back with a vengeance as fears grow that the turmoil in Cyprus could spread to other parts of the region.
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury rivals.
George Pearkes, analyst at Bespoke Investment Group, explains the investment strategy of short-selling over the Lent season.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, expects Indian equities to trade rangebound leading up to the elections.
CNBC's Julia Wood discusses a new report from Barclays, which indicated a lack of innovation to weigh on Apple for 2014. It also slashed its forecasts for smartphone sales growth in 2014.