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A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and another 109 injured.
Activity in China's factory sector slowed to an 8-month low in February, a government survey showed, reinforcing signs of a modest slowdown in the economy as demand weakens.
Japan's Fast Retailing, which owns Uniqlo, is in talks to buy J. Crew, reported the Wall Street Journal, citing a source.
With concerns over China's financial system at the fore, all eyes will be on the meeting of the National People's Congress, next week.
The bitcoin exchange has lost nearly all the virtual currency in its systems and filed for bankruptcy protection.
As China's yuan heads toward its steepest ever weekly loss, some analysts told CNBC investors could be underestimating the importance of the move.
Subrata Roy, turned himself in after failing to appear at a hearing in a long-running dispute with the country's securities regulator.
Eight months of price rises suggest Japan is shaking off deflation, but analysts fear that it is still not getting the right kind of inflation.
The chief executive officer of Australia’s airline Qantas, Alan Joyce, told CNBC he was going to take a 38 percent pay cut on his $5 million salary.
The latest figures from Singapore's Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) show that SMS messaging fell to a 6 year low in 2013.
Data on Friday suggest a firm start to the year for Japan's economy, but economists note that consumers may be spending more now before April's sales-tax hike.
Bad loans are plaguing Vietnam's banks, with the problem's magnitude remaining a mystery, but investors are still pushing the stock market higher.
North Korea fired four short-range missiles over the sea off its eastern coast on Thursday, a media official at South Korea's Defence Ministry said.
Shanghai's government flagged that it would limit the use of taxi-hailing apps in the city and ban their use during rush hour. The FT reports.
The tightly controlled Chinese yuan will eventually supersede the dollar as the top international reserve currency, according to a new poll.
Amid the Mt.Gox debacle, Singapore welcomed its first bitcoin ATM on Thursday, allowing residents to exchange their cash for the virtual currency.
Despite a nationalistic reputation, more than a third of Chinese pick the U.S. as their ideal country - for now, a WPP survey found.
While Raguhram Rajan may have turned around sentiment towards the India, the economy appears to be stuck in a rut when it comes to growth.
If India's general elections were to be held today, the opposition BJP would likely win, according to the results of a poll by Pew Research Center.
Australia's struggling flag carrier Qantas unveiled a pre-tax loss of A$252 million ($224 million) on Thursday and said it would axe 5,000 full-time jobs.
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Craig James, chief economist at Comm Sec, says strong growth in Australia's housing sector may be able to offset weakness in the mining industry.
While the outlook for Wall Street remains optimistic, more U.S. investors are playing a "central bank trade" by moving into markets like Japan, says Tim Edwards, director of Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Nitin Jain, CEO, Retail Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says the fact that the interest rate cut came so soon after the announcement of India's budget caught stock markets by surprise.