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China's shoppers may be gearing up for Lunar New Year gift giving, but that may not benefit the mainland's luxury players much, Goldman Sachs said.
Private home sales in one of the world's most expensive property markets fell sharply in December as the government's cooling measures take effect.
An investigation into a former People's Liberation Army general has found he personally benefited from real estate deals and building projects, sources say.
A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.
Thai protesters are still trying to oust the government remaining camped in Bangkok with no end to the political deadlock in sight.
It’s hard for China to get on top of its high local-government debt problem as it doesn't really know the full extent of debt levels, according to China Beige Book International.
After three lean years, Hong Kong bankers are looking forward to a surge in fees in 2014 as the city regains its swagger with a slew of big-money IPO.
China Investment Corp. (CIC), China's sovereign wealth fund, is shifting its focus away from the energy sector towards investments in infrastructure.
Hoteliers are upping their game in Japan, where the number of tourists spiked to a record high last year.
Suntory said on Monday it plans to buy Beam for $16 billion, including debt, making the Japanese company the world's third-largest maker of distilled drinks.
The Philippines aims to recover three paintings that a former aide of Imelda Marcos has been jailed in the United States for trying to sell.
Prospects of rising interest rates have dampened demand for real estate trusts globally, but they may see a resurgence in Australia, Morgan Stanley said.
Japan's current account remains record deficit in November and remained in the red for a second consecutive month.
Thai anti-government protestors are trying to "shut down" Bangkok until they oust the government, but their tactics may not be living up to the hype.
KFC owner Yum Brands Inc said China's December sales rose weaker-than-expected as results at Pizza Hut Casual Dining chain fall short of estimates.
Singapore keeps churning out new REIT listings, but with rates heading higher and the trusts' asset sizes getting smaller, is there much value left?
To draw young buyers and increase its market share in India, Apple has offered promotions like monthly payments and trade-ins. NYT reports.
China stocks' low valuations may look mouthwatering to bargain hunters, but below the surface, the market may not be as cheap as it looks.
Indonesia's mineral ore export ban, imposed on Sunday, shouldn't worsen the nation's current account deficit, analysts told CNBC.
India does not appear to have much wind in its sails going by recent disappointing economic data, raising doubts over a sustained recovery.
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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.