China's benchmark money market rate climbed to a six-month high on Friday despite attempts by the central bank to calm sentiment.» Read More
China is certain to hit the government's economic growth target of 7.5 percent for 2012 and could even exceed it, Commerce Minister Chen Deming said on Wednesday.
China is mulling changes to its one-child policy with government advisory bodies drafting proposals in the face of a rapidly aging society.
Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Citi says Asia's growth will pick up to 6.6% next year from 6.%, with cyclical economies like Taiwan and South Korea leading the charge.
The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday said China's currency remained undervalued, but stopped short of labeling the world's second-biggest economy a currency manipulator.
Samsung Electronics has admitted breaches of labor regulations at its plants in China, as well as at those of outside suppliers. The FT reports.
Call it something of a Hobbit fixation, but Air New Zealand has turned its newest aircraft into a flying billboard for the movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." The GlobalPost reports.
Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze.
Competition will make it tough for Toyota to surge past Ford into 2nd place. If the economy perks up, so will truck sales and Ford should further strengthen its 15.5% market share.
Japan has a miserable future ahead of it without radical changes to the business climate, the former chief executive of camera and medical equipment maker Olympus has told CNBC.
Global financial markets don't pay much attention to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They should. The central African country produces about half of the world’s tin, tungsten and cobalt output and about three percent of the world's copper and gold, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Anti-government protests in Thailand over the weekend were a reminder of violent demonstrations in the recent past that have plunged the Southeast Asian state into instability. While the latest outrage was a cause of concern for investors, the risks appear to be contained, as of now, experts told CNBC.
Breaking up is hard to do. However, tough economic times appear to be encouraging people to try. Catalans are trying to break up with Spain. Scots want to ditch England. And the British are trying to leave the EU. The Globalpost reports.
Here’s why the answer might be neither. The Globalpost reports.
Phillip Chan, Director, Shenyin Wanguo Securities says that Hong Kong's A-Share market draws a lot of interest but due to QFII quotas, the index will probably trade sideways.
The stock holdings of Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s relatives took a solid jump after Ping An was granted a waiver to a rule that big financial companies be broken up. The NYT reports.
India has waded into the international row over the map in new Chinese passports, describing its inclusion of disputed territory along the two countries’ border as unacceptable. The FT reports.
General Motors, just three years out of bankruptcy, is taking a big step to bolster its captive finance operations overseas. The world’s largest automaker bought the international operations of Ally Financial for $4.2 Billion.
After months of lackluster activity, the buzz is back in Hong Kong’s IPO market as several big companies prepare to list in this once hot destination for raising capital.
Japanese consumer electronics firms Sony and Panasonic face another two to three years of “poor profitability” if they do not regain their technological edge, Matt Jamieson, head of APAC Research with Fitch’s corporate ratings group, told CNBC on Friday.
A Texas-born quickie mart chain explodes across tropical Asia. The Global Post reports.
Francis Cheung, Head of China, Hong Kong Strategy at CLSA, discusses the impact of Xi Jinping's reforms on mainland and Hong Kong shares.
Richard Cochinos, Head of Americas G10 FX Strategy at Citi, discusses when he expects the U.S. central bank to reduce stimulus.
CNBC's Kaori Enjoji speaks to the the CEO of Fuji Heavy Industries, Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, exclusively, about the firm's production growth.