Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the third quarter from the previous one, revised down from am initial estimate of 0.5 percent, data showed.» Read More
Investors looking to buy corporate bonds must temper their expectations for 2013.
Foreign retail companies could soon be free to move onto Indian soil after parliament voted to allow foreign direct investment in a fiercely contested debate on Wednesday evening.
Wal-Mart entered India's supermarket sector in 2010 with a $100 million bet on a consultancy with no employees, no profits, and a scant $14,000 in revenue.
Chinese stocks, which have had a forgettable year so far, climbed 3 percent on Wednesday, after the country's new leadership promised further reforms. But is the rally that has fizzled out many times in the past here to stay?
The start of the downturn dates from the summer of 2007. To still not have resumed meaningful growth six years later suggests we need to take more radical measures.
India is slated to become the world's second-most competitive destination for manufacturing operations, after China.
Can eating too much sushi reduce your brain power? The GlobalPost reports.
The United States may have the world's largest economy, but it does not even crack the top ten percent when it comes to a perceived lack of corruption, according to Transparency International.
A group linked to Thailand's richest man, Dhanin Chearavanont, has bought global bank HSBC's entire stake in China's Ping An Insurance for $9.38 billion.
China's economic growth may quicken to 8.2 percent in 2013 from an expected 7.7 percent this year in response to official growth-promoting polices, but downside risk remains from global uncertainties, a top Chinese think-tank said on Wednesday.
Zhengzhou Coal Mining shares tumble in its Hong Kong debut, negatively affecting the underwriters of the $300 million offering, underscoring reduced appetite for new IPOs.
Growth in China's services sector slowed in November as lackluster growth in new orders and a surge of work backlogs.
Samsung Electronics pushed the anointed heir of the company Chairman closer to the top job on Wednesday.
Australia's resource-blessed economy grew a moderate 0.5 percent last quarter thanks to a fresh burst of business investment, but lower export revenues, government cutbacks and a cresting mining boom mean tougher times may lie ahead.
Japan's Universal Entertainment on Tuesday sued Thomson Reuters for defamation over news articles relating to payments Universal made to an ex-consultant to the Philippine gaming authority.
Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.
GameStop is taking share and should benefit from the emerging game console cycle as the launch of the Nintendo Wii U leads to another wave of innovation, said CEO Paul Raines.
Subaru has sold more than 300,000 cars in the U.S. this year for the first time in its history, Thomas Doll, Subaru of America COO, told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday.
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Governments and economists from elsewhere in the developed world are looking East for a clue to the long-term consequences of loose monetary policy.
Parag Khanna, Senior Fellow at the non-profit, non-partisan think tank New America Foundation, says the improvements in trade facilitation will add up to 1 to 2 trillion to the global economy
The Asia Squawk Box team discuss what's on the agenda for the 12 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Catherine Mellor, Director for Asia at U.S. Chamber of Commerce, explains the implications of the WTO's global trade facilitation pact and her outlook on the TPP negotiations.