Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy.» Read More
China's government has stepped up efforts to lift confidence in the country's flagging stock markets by buying more shares in the four biggest commercial banks.
China has built the world's fastest supercomputer, almost twice as fast as the previous U.S. holder and underlining the country's rise as a science and technology powerhouse.
Selling Smithfield in parts could bring more value to shareholders than the $4.7 billion Chinese deal, Starboard Value CEO Jeffrey Smith tells CNBC.
China made its first comments to reports of U.S. surveillance of the Internet, demanding that Washington explain its monitoring programs to the international community.
Renowned investor, Anthony Bolton is set to retire from Fidelity next year after three decades working in the fund management industry, ending his career with what he described as "disappointing" returns for investors.
Asian currencies have been battered lately by talk of the U.S. Federal tapering its massive stimulus program and analysts expect the pummeling to continue.
Concerns about a liquidity crunch in the world's second largest economy is threatening to derail financial markets just as the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to restore some calm this week, analysts say.
The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates unchanged on Monday after cutting them in each of its previous three policy reviews and warned of upward risks to inflation.
The biggest one-day rally for Australian stocks in 18 months lifted optimism towards the market, but one analyst warned the rally could have been just a 'dead cat bounce'.
Emerging markets will remain vulnerable after the ugly sell-off last week, as concerns about an unwinding of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus program keep investors on edge, analysts say.
Students will graduate from universities and colleges across China in the coming weeks, but their job prospects appear bleak — the latest sign of a troubled Chinese economy.
The main driving force for Asian markets in the week ahead is expected to come from the Federal Reserve, which will be holding a two-day policy meeting.
Banks, unable to make money on their JGBs, have begun sloughing off their holdings, putting upward pressure on yields.
Investors are fleeing gold, whose price has slumped 10 percent over the past 3 months. But Indians are so gold crazy they're sacrificing their country's economy. The GP reports.
Analysts fell under Samsung Electronics marketing spell when they made what they now admit were hopelessly optimistic forecasts.
North Korea on Sunday offered high-level talks with the US, only days after it cancelled planned official talks with South Korea for the first time in over two years.
A few hundred rights advocates and political activists marched through Hong Kong on Saturday to demand protection for Edward Snowden, who leaked revelations of U.S. electronic surveillance.
Singapore's central bank censured a record 20 banks on Friday after it found more than 100 traders in the city state tried to rig key borrowing and currency rates.
Nicaragua's congress has passed bill granting a little-known Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.
The wild swings in the Japanese market may be creating opportunities to pick up some interesting individual stocks on the correction, say fund managers.
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Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.
Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.
Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.