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BHP Billiton posted strong rises in its December quarter and said it was well positioned to reward shareholders as productivity increased.
The cause of an Internet outage in China that rerouted millions of users to a U.S. website of a company which helps people get around Beijing's censorship may have been a cyberattack.
Talk of a slowdown in emerging markets is "overblown," Peter Sands told CNBC on Wednesday and he dismissed speculation the bank was a takeover target.
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and maintained its upbeat consumer inflation forecasts, following signs of economic recovery.
A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.
While investors shunned emerging markets in 2013, frontier markets racked up stellar gains - but can they stage a repeat performance this year?
Hong Kong is one of the most unaffordable city to buy a property, according to the Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey.
Amid tensions over rising numbers of foreign workers in Singapore, a survey has revealed domestic firms will focus on hiring locals in 2014.
The Thai government declared a 60-day state of emergency to start on Wednesday, saying it wanted to prevent any escalation of more than two months of protests.
Weixin is China's killer app, a highly addictive social networking tool. In the United States, a similar version is known as WeChat. The NYT reports.
The Japan-China relationship is one of the most important bilateral tie-ups in the world in terms of its impact on economic and regional stability.
If Marco Rubio hoped to use his first Asia trip to burnish foreign policy credentials for a possible White House run, he may have missed the mark.
There are not any issues brewing in China or Greece that could lead to the destabilization of global financial markets, said Charles Dallara—the architect of the Greek debt restructuring.
Chinese gold imports look set to fall from last year's record levels, adding to pressure on gold as analysts forecast a price decline for 2014.
China's workforce shrunk for the second straight year in 2013, a trend that's set to continue and have widespread implications for emerging markets.
Chinese tourists are expected to double by 2020, a new report from CLSA shows.
Should Sri Lanka's market be on your radar after its strong start to the year bucked the downtrend in most emerging markets?
As a political crisis in Thailand drags on, pressure is mounting on the country's central bank to lower interest rates.
China's push to reform shadow banking is set for its first big test as a high-yield trust investment product appears set to default.
Some are speculating a change to the BoJ's inflation target, but analysts told CNBC such a move could steer the nation's economic progress off track.
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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."