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Oversupply is a major issue in the Chinese hospitality market, CEO of luxury hotel group Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Clement Kwok told CNBC.
Caterpillar's businesses in China are "doing well," which was evident in the 30-percent increase in Q1 sales there, CEO Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC.
This week's stronger-than-expected growth data from South Korea suggests the country's next move in interest rates in could be up instead of down.
South Korea's economy grew at a steady pace in the first quarter, data showed on Thursday, a sign that a recovery is gaining momentum.
China Resources' chairman allocated many of its investment banking deals over the past five years to institutions employing his alleged mistress.
Barack Obama provided reassuring words to Asian allies during a state visit to Japan on Thursday.
China's economic growth may trump India's, but the mainland's stock market will likely keep playing second fiddle to the subcontinent, analysts said.
Debris picked up on a beach in Western Australia is unlikely to have come from the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, Australia's transport bureau said.
China's economy overtook Japan's in 2010, but analysts told CNBC China still lags Japan in terms of the quality of its growth.
New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates on Thursday and signaled that it would keep tightening monetary policy in the coming months.
India is set to pay Iran $1.65 billion under an interim nuclear deal that eases sanctions and gives Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said consumer inflation may exceed the central bank's projection in the fiscal year that ended in March.
WH Group is slashing its proposed Hong Kong IPO and delaying the pricing to next week, as market volatility turned investors off the deal.
New Zealand topped a list of 22 nations as Chinese tourists' favorite destination for the first time, according to a survey.
Australia's inflation data came in softer than expected in the first quarter, lowering the prospect of a potential rate hike and sending the Aussie dollar sliding.
Hedge fund managers like Eton Park and Eclectica are still bullish on Japan despite a painful start to the year.
Shares of Japanese railroad and hotel operator Seibu Holdings popped over 5 percent after debuting at its initial public offering (IPO) price of 1,600 yen per share, the lower end of its indicative range.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for a fourth straight month in April, a private survey showed on Wednesday, but the reading showed an improvement from March.
A meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week may give pacific trade talks a much-needed boost.
The United States said on Tuesday it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test.
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The key risk for Chinese stocks is when the government decides to pull the plug on policy support, says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.
Until a clearer picture emerges in the case of Greece, the euro will likely continue to stumble, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.
For oil markets right now, a return of Iranian supply is a bigger worry than geopolitical risks, says Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight.