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A senior Boeing engineer said Wednesday the plane maker has "extreme confidence" in the 787 Dreamliner, despite three of mishaps this week, including a battery fire.
China's securities regulator is requiring underwriters and auditors of all applicants for domestic initial public offerings to re-examine their financial statements as part of efforts to boost the quality of listed companies, four sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters on Wednesday.
India slammed arch-rival Pakistan on Wednesday over a firefight in the disputed territory of Kashmir in which two of its soldiers were killed, and said the mutilation of one of the bodies was "inhuman".
South Korean men spent a whopping $495.4 million on skincare products in 2011, as makeup and cosmetics become more culturally acceptable. The Global Post reports.
Chinese equities have entered deeper into "overbought" territory, prompting strategists to turn cautious on the market in the near-term.
India's car sales are likely to post their weakest growth in nine years this financial year, compounding the country's gloomy economic outlook, as the automotive industry battles with high interest rates and slowing economic expansion.
A $2.5 billion Macau casino planned by MGM China, the Chinese arm of U.S. gambling giant MGM Resorts International, received government approval on Wednesday, sending shares of MGM China to an 18-month high.
Members of a new class of affluent Asian-Americans, many of whom have benefited from booms in finance and technology, are making their mark on philanthropy in the United States. The New York Times reports.
Morgan Stanley echoed Goldman Sachs’s buy call on Chinese stocks on Tuesday, citing China’s improved growth outlook compared to other regions.
India's Tata Motors rose as much as 3.7 percent to a record high on Wednesday after Credit Suisse and CLSA upgraded their ratings on the stock, citing expectations for improving sales.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit in less than a year.
Brighter U.S economic prospects, a 'fiscal cliff' deal and the idea that the end is in sight for a period of ultra-easy monetary policy have sent government bond yields racing higher at the start of the year. And this is only the start, analysts say.
Japan's Panasonic may see its headcount fall further and may sell non-core money-making business units to raise cash, president Kazuhiro Tsuga told reporters at the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
Australian retail sales were surprisingly soft in November as spending fell on clothes and household goods, a sign lower interest rates had yet to breathe life into the long-struggling bricks and mortar shopping sector.
Three of the men accused of raping and murdering an Indian student have asked lawyers to defend them and the lawyers have agreed to do so, even though most of the judiciary has refused to represent the suspects because of outrage over the attack.
Forget that millions of North Korean children are starving — it's Kim Jong Un's birthday. Candy for everyone! The Global Post reports.
Australian fire crews battled hundreds of wildfires, a searing heatwave and powerful, hot outback winds on Tuesday, but were hopeful they had dodged a potentially catastrophic fire day without loss of life or major damage.
KFC parent Yum Brands said it had stopped using chicken from suppliers in China that are now under a government investigation before the review was even announced, and analysts said they expect the company to recover from the business hit in its biggest market.
HSBC's sale of its $9.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance to Thailand's CP Group has been thrown into jeopardy after state-run China Development Bank (CDB) voiced concerns over funding for the deal, sources told Reuters.
One day after a Dreamliner caught on fire, Boeing found itself facing another 787 with problems. This at a time when the aviation company said it has traced the source of the fire to a lithium ion battery.
Jesper Koll , Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research of JPMorgan Securities Japan breaks down Japan's GDP and inflation data for CNBC's Cash Flow. .
Andrew Holland, CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors breaks down the market impact of India's recent state elections for CNBC's Cash Flow.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered talks to CNBC's Cash Flow about the current spate of IPOs in China.