China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up a campaign to prop up growth in the world's second-largest economy.» Read More
Abe is expected to call for a stronger response to try to stop highly radioactive water leaking into the ocean from the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
Chinese travelers make up a sizeable group of consumers and talk of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy could make countries dependent on China tourism receipts nervous.
Hari Krishnan, MD of APAC & Japan, LinkedIn, identifies expanding it's member base in Asia as the networking website's top priorities this quarter.
Billionaire investor Dan Loeb's Third Point is taking a "wait-and-see approach" after Sony on Monday evening rejected its plan to spin off the company's entertainment business.
The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.
India named Raghuram Rajan, a former IMF chief economist who in 2005 predicted the global financial crisis, to lead its central bank as the country struggles to defend a rupee that hit a record low on Tuesday.
Emerging middle class-consumers in countries such as India and China are pushing up prices for everything from food to diamonds.
Most analysts expect no change to BOJ monetary policy this week, but governor Haruhiko Kuroda's style of communication could come under scrutiny, according to one analyst.
Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered took a $1 billion hit on the value of its Korean business on Tuesday, pulling its first half profits down nearly 16 percent from a year ago.
According to technical analysis, there is simply no reason to hold the Australian dollar. Chartist Daryl Guppy explains.
Sony has rejected Dan Loeb's call to spin off its entertainment business, the company said on Tuesday.
Manufacturing activity in emerging markets fell to a post-financial crisis low in July as output contracted in its four largest economies for the first time since March 2009, says HSBC.
Highly radioactive water seeping into the ocean from Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is creating an "emergency," the country's nuclear watchdog said on Monday.
Japan's upcoming consumption tax hike will hurt growth, but it's a necessary sacrifice, said Jerry Schiff, mission chief for Japan at the International Monetary Fund.
The recent crash in gold prices has triggered concerns over the future of the bullion market, but mining executives in Australia insist that the industry is not in "dire straits."
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds its August policy meeting on Tuesday and is considered almost certain to cut rates a quarter point to 2.5 percent.
HSBC, one of the world's largest banks, suffered a hit to its share price on Monday morning after posting disappointing results.
The risk that the Federal Reserve starts winding down its asset purchases sooner rather than later could spark another emerging market sell-off, analysts told CNBC, with some countries better placed to deal with higher real U.S. interest rates than others.
High-profile actions against Western companies in China in recent months suggest the world's second-biggest economy is starting a new era of toughness on corruption.
China has halted the import of all milk powder from New Zealand and Australia, after Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy exporter, said it had found bacteria in some products that could cause botulism, a potentially fatal disease.
While foreign markets offer cheap valuations, they continue to underperform U.S.-based assets and U.S. markets. says Meb Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management.
Mark O'Byrne, Executive and Research Director at GoldCore, says waning support for the Swiss referendum could be a headwind for gold prices in the short run.
Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, explains why the agency plans to review Japan's ratings by end of 2014. The country is currently rated A+ with a negative outlook.