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Apple's biggest smartphone rival, Samsung, has overtaken the Cupertino-based company when it comes to brand simplicity.
GlaxoSmithKline's pharmaceutical and vaccine sales to China tumbled 61 percent in the third quarter, with the drugmaker hit by an ongoing bribery investigation.
HTC has halted at least one of its four main manufacturing lines, and is outsourcing production as a sales slump puts pressure on its cash flow.
The Australian government hiked its debt borrowing limit by two-thirds in a bid to alleviate concerns over a fiscal crisis.
Shares of Apple's Asia-based supply chain plunged on Wednesday after the consumer electronics giant's latest product lineup failed to wow investors.
Australian inflation rose more than expected, sending the Aussie to a 4-1/2 month high as markets pruned back chances of further interest rates cut.
China Central Television has criticized Samsung Electronics for charging customers to repair devices which are defective due to manufacturing error.
China is to further internationalize its currency by allowing Singapore-based investors to buy renminbi-denominated securities. The FT reports.
In the battle to become the global messaging app of choice, many developers have brought out some large marketing guns that promises overseas growth.
China's manufacturing sector may have slipped into a contractionary phase in October following two months of expansion, according to Nomura.
China signaled concern that ample credit could fuel inflation as house prices jumped the most in three years, with double-digit gains in major cities.
China shares have enjoyed a three-month-long rally and now it's time for investors to turn selective, analysts said.
Abandoned by investors at the height of Fed taper talk, emerging market equities are back on the run, and ETFs are a great way to play them.
CNBC highlights just some of the rising stars that are making waves in key smartphone markets like India and China.
The magic of Alibaba: China's biggest e-retailer is on track to be a $500 billion company by 2015. Investors are now looking at how to get in on the IPO action.
Rupert Murdoch's Star India and Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries are launching a football tournament to mirror cricket's Indian Premier League.
China's human rights record will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday, with a U.N. forum to hear accusations of a crackdown on dissent.
As Australian stocks power to fresh five-year highs, analysts say the country's benchmark index is set for further gains.
Optimism over Hyundai Motor's first major makeover of its key models may fizzle as some question whether the redesigns are too conservative.
New home prices in China's 70 major cities in September rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier, marking the ninth straight month of annual increases.
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Marc Mcallister, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Harley Davidson, says the Street 750 motorcycle fits the urban environments in Asia and discusses the region's growth potential.
Harley Davidson has unveiled the Street 750 motorcycle, custom built for urban streets. CNBC's Oriel Morrison hops on for a ride.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, says there's limited upside in bond yields and prefers equities in Asia like South Korea and Taiwan.