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Chinese banks made 1.05 trillion yuan ($168.8 billion) worth of new yuan loans in March, in line with a forecast of 1 trillion yuan.
Australia has several characteristics conducive for commercializing its shale-rich regions.
China has slipped off the radar of many Asian companies seeking acquisitions, with Southeast Asia now the favored market, a CFO survey found.
Local governments in Sweden are testing out a six-hour work day, but could a similar plan ever work in Asia?
A number of trailing spouses in Singapore are turning their hands to business, eschewing a common image of expat wives having coffee.
Japan's sales tax hike isn't just spurring concerns that its domestic economy may slow, some analysts worry the malaise may spread across the region.
Chinese stocks have been described as cheap for years but one analyst told CNBC that now is really prime time for bargain hunting in some sectors.
Glencore Xstrata has sold its interest in the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru to a Chinese consortium in a $6 billion cash deal.
As the Singapore Yacht Show gets under way this week, experts told CNBC the city state was on the cusp of becoming the 'Monaco of the East.'
Data from the world's second-largest economy will likely be the center of attention for Asian market this week, with first-quarter growth domestic product due on Wednesday.
Australian officials are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot for the hunt of missing Malaysia Airlines jet, now in its sixth fruitless week.
Following a moderation in Singapore's growth, economists warn the city-state's growth trajectory could be volatile for the remainder of the year.
A long dry season in the East has left Asia's premier tea-growing regions parched and could lead to a rise in tea prices, analysts said.
India's online retailers have seen renewed interest with big names like Flipkart and Myntra attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in funding.
The Nikkei 225 finished its worst trading week since March 2011 on Friday, with analysts highlighting a change in sentiment towards Japan's benchmark index.
A sea hunt for the missing Malaysian jet resumed in the Indian Ocean where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a signal in recent days.
Malaysia's government has begun investigating authorities to determine why opportunities to track Flight MH370 were missed.
It will be weeks before results are in for India's national elections, but investors have already picked their favorite.
Chinese importers' defaults on soybean cargos may spur debt concerns, but such defaults aren't unusual and China's soybean business has been struggling.
With India's 16th national election under way, some parties appear to have an edge as technology, social media and big data play a key role in connecting with voters.
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While Saudi Arabia's bourse is largely energy-centric, there are investment opportunities in the banking and healthcare sectors, says Robert Parker, senior advisor, Credit Suisse.
If this "cat and mouse" play between Greece and the euro zone drags on, there may be an accidental "Grexit", says Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane BNP Paribas.
Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital, explains why the "gradual rebalancing" underway in China's economy is the way to go.