India's government and businesses are pushing for a rate cut next week even though data on Friday may show output is expanding faster than China's.» Read More
When China averted a default in its shadow banking industry last week in the midst of an emerging market meltdown, investors heaved a sigh of relief.
The Beijing city government is trying to rein in fireworks if they contribute to severe smog during the forthcoming lunar new year. The FT reports.
Japan reported a 1.3 percent on-year rise in nationwide core CPI for December, a sign the economy is making progress on ending deflation.
Over a third of cyber-attacks come from China, according to U.S.-based content delivery network Akamai Technologies.
Alibaba and Tencent – are fighting a proxy war over the lucrative mobile payments market by backing rival taxi-hailing apps. The FT reports.
Recent market chaos may have sparked a rate-hike trend among emerging markets, but this nation could buck the trend and stay pat for all of 2014.
Asia may have grown more modern, but Chinese around the region still turn to local geomancers for advice as the year of the wooden horse gallops in.
The Philippine economy grew 1.5 percent in October-December, better than market forecasts despite the impact of a super typhoon.
The final HSBC China Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.5 in January from 50.5 in December, its lowest level in six months, data on Friday showed.
As Japan stocks hit a two-and-a-half-month low on Thursday, analysts told CNBC the pullback presented a strong buying opportunity.
As the year of the horse gets underway, horse racing in Singapore is taking off.
Google is selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion.
Canberra has said it will intervene in a high profile court case to support Toyota's efforts to change workers' conditions at its plant in Australia.
China has become the world's biggest consumer of red wine, according to a study by International Wine & Spirit Research commissioned by Vinexpo.
The "invisible man" who held the job of leading the diversification of China's foreign currency wealth has resigned. The FT reports.
The results of Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba left market watchers disappointed with growth in sales slipping between July and September.
Singapore's Changi airport handled a record 53.7 million passengers last year, said Changi Airport Group, as travel appetite across the region soars.
More Chinese are heading overseas during the Lunar New Year period. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on some of their top destinations.
Bharti Airtel, India's telecommunications carrier, said its quarterly net profit rose for the first time in four years but still lower than forecast.
Amid reports of more executions and political tension in North Korea, the regime is moving forward on economic policies, increasingly tied to China.
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Despite hitting a two-week low against the U.S. dollar, the Indian rupee remains poised for a "real trade-weighted appreciation", says Mirza Baig, Asian currency strategist at BNP Paribas.
China's stock market bull market remains intact, says Wong Kok Hoi, Founder & CIO at APS Asset Management
Ian Bright, senior economist at ING, discusses a survey which revealed that wedding budgets in Europe are shrinking due to the ripple effects of a slowing economy.