The PBOC announced on Saturday that it will widen the daily trading band for the yuan to 2 percent from the official midpoint effective March 17.» Read More
China's top securities regulator, Guo Shuqing, will be moved from his post soon and take over as governor of eastern Shandong province, a shift prompted partly because his market reform drive has upset vested interests.
The Philippine central bank has cleaned out its coffers over the past year, spending billions of pesos to shield its currency and economy from the impact of large inflows of foreign money.
McDonald's will give away more than a million breakfast McMuffins across China on Monday, a few days after Chinese state television airs its annual expose on corporate malpractice to mark World Consumer Rights Day.
After a lackluster few years for the air cargo industry, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways told CNBC he expects a recovery in global demand to rejuvenate the flagging sector.
US presidents have long deployed their wives to broaden their appeal. Now Xi Jinping, China's incoming head of state, is getting in on the act. The Financial Times reports.
Chinese spending on art and antiques shrank by nearly a quarter in 2012, ending a streak of spectacular growth that helped drive up global prices and made China the biggest player in the market by 2011.
Australian employment soared by 71,500 in February, far above any forecast and the biggest increase in over a decade, the most compelling sign yet that low rates and rising asset prices are fueling an economic pick-up.
Revenue of global smartphone applications in 2012 totaled $15 billion, the size of Jamaica's GDP.
Japanese exporters will hand out bigger bonuses for the next fiscal year as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies drive the yen to multi-year lows, with Toyota Motors leading the way.
China Mobile hopes to tap pent-up demand for Apple smartphones by rolling out new 4G technology this year and having an iPhone model that will finally run on it.
Chris Powell, Secretary at Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, claims that Western central banks are manipulating gold markets in order to rig currency markets.
As China's new president Xi Jinping is officially voted into power, CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at his path to reform.
Don't expect a striking new look for Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphone. Here's what to look for on the inside.
Brazil, Russia, India and China have been seen as the collective pillar of emerging market growth. But signs indicate that investors are now looking elsewhere.
Apple may be "leapfrogged" on Thursday when Samsung unveils the next generation of its flagship Galaxy smartphone, Business Insider's Henry Blodget told CNBC.
China must stabilize inflation expectations, the head of the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday, vowing to vigilantly manage the risks of rising prices.
A phone that can make you coffee? Hitch you a ride? Here are 10 of the coolest things your smartphone will soon do.
The CEO of Britain's largest insurer told CNBC that continued strong profits and credit reserves would enable the company to withstand two severe depressions.
Increasing tensions with North Korea, a strengthening won versus the yen and weak economic growth - things are not looking great for South Korean equities, the second worst performing stock market in Asia this year.
Cathay Pacific Airways, the world's largest international air cargo carrier, returned to profit in the second half of 2012 but still underperformed ending the year with a huge drop in full year net profit.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, discuss latest news from Barclays' plans to overhaul the structure of its investment bank.
Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, explains why he thinks China's gross domestic product (GDP) may come in well below 7 percent.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.