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Indonesia posted a trade surplus of $1.52 billion in December, putting the trade balance in the black and relieving pressure on the ailing rupiah.
Mizuho Financial Group is raising its dividend payout as profits surge and other banks might follow suit, but these benefits may be short-lived.
Thai anti-government protesters planned to forge ahead on Monday with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Political strife in Thailand, economic data out of Indonesia and a central bank meeting in Australia should take the spotlight in Asia this week.
China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said.
The Indian state of Rajasthan has barred foreign direct investment in supermarkets, an ominous sign for global retailers.
Thailand went to the polls under heavy security on Sunday in an election that could push the divided country deeper into political turmoil.
The IMF has responded to the volatility in emerging markets by stressing the need for coherent policies and urgent action.
Growth in China's factory sector slowed in January, a government survey showed, reinforcing the view the economy started the year on a softer note.
In China, cultural traditions are under threat as village life, the bedrock of Chinese culture, disappears amid rapid urbanization, the NY Times reports.
A "hard landing" for China, the world's second-largest economy would have global repercussions. What are the risks and who's most vulnerable?
Protesters in Thailand gathered in Bangkok's busy tourist area of Chinatown for the third and final day of marches before Sunday's general election.
Toyota has told U.S. safety officials that seat material in several vehicles has failed to meet fire retardation standards and could face recall.
As the world's second-biggest economy rings in the Year of the Horse, global financial group REORIENT says China remains safe from a hard landing.
The markets will continue to grapple with emerging market fallout, due to lower liquidity stemming from the Federal Reserve's tapering policy.
Bitcoin received some good news on Friday with a prominent exchange resuming trading after a clampdown by the People's Bank of China.
Better than expected inflation data out of Japan has put its central bank’s 2 percent inflation target well within sight, analysts told CNBC.
Extreme weather poses one of the biggest risks to the global economy, experts warn, with some of world's largest cities in danger of being caught off-guard.
Emerging markets may be coming under the cosh, but there are five reasons to be positive on the Philippines, according to Capital Economics.
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Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices remain tied to the supply-demand response, so investors shouldn't get too carried away by recent gains.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China Strategy at Macquarie, says disappointment on credit easing and economic reforms are two factors that can stop China's stock market rally.