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China's economic woes may appear to be behind the rout in emerging markets, but strategists say it's a culmination of three distinct factors.
Concerns of a China cash crunch resurfaced after a notice on Citibank's local website said fund transfers would be delayed, but it may just be a tempest in a teapot.
Japan's trade deficit widened sharply to a record in 2013 as import costs outpaced export receipts due to a weaker yen and higher fuel bills.
A Thai anti-government protest leader was shot and killed in Bangkok when violence erupted as demonstrators blocked early voting ahead of elections.
Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry is reportedly weighing a plan to build an advanced display manufacturing facility in its largest market.
Samsung's results shocked many investors as they announced lower revenue despite popular handsets and tablets sold around the world. Michael Yoshikami provides analysis ahead of Apple’s earnings next week.
China's commerce ministry has expressed "serious concerns" about the U.S.'s anti-dumping investigations into imports of solar power products.
After falling by almost a fifth since Japanese Prime Minister Abe came to power just over a year ago, the yen is in a sweet spot for the economy.
China's shadow banking troubles may be causing more hand-wringing than usual, but the problem may not be as systemic as analysts believe.
Long-term foreign investors say they are sticking with Thailand despite its political woes but the threat of worsening chaos may scare away new money.
Thailand’s rice subsidy program has been an expensive boondoggle – helping drive the current political unrest – but ending it also brings troubles.
Japan's efforts to revitalize after long stagnation have policy leaders abuzz and hopeful that the nation can turn around its fortunes.
The chairman of ICBC has said that it will definitely not repay investors the money lost in a troubled financial product.
Rising property prices in Australia have once again reignited worries over a bubble, but local residents and strategists remain unconvinced.
China has overtaken India as the world's largest gold consumer thanks to soaring purchases of jewelry and minted Panda coins. The FT reports.
Hong Kong business tycoon Cecil Chao may double the dowry for any man that can win the love of his lesbian daughter.
If Japan's ambitious plan to pull its beleaguered economy out of a deflationary rut falls flat this year, it won't be the only country that feels the pain, economists at asset management firm Schroders have said.
A British expat's Facebook posts mocking Singapore's "poor people" on mass transit hit touchy issues of anti-foreigner sentiment and a growing wealth divide.
Samsung Electronics Co posted its first decline in quarterly profit in two years, hit by a one-off special bonus as well as slowing smartphone sales.
A five-star rating may be the holy grail of the hospitality industry, but top-end Chinese hotels are actively working to rid themselves of this prestigious ranking.
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Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices could fall further, with Australia's Fortescue Metals looking precarious at this stage.
Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist, Private Banking and Wealth Management at Credit Suisse, says Indian markets are "overly euphoric" as the country's recovery will likely miss expectations.
Catherine Novelli, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, examines the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).