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After falling by almost a fifth since Japanese Prime Minister Abe came to power just over a year ago, the yen is in a sweet spot for the economy.
China's shadow banking troubles may be causing more hand-wringing than usual, but the problem may not be as systemic as analysts believe.
Long-term foreign investors say they are sticking with Thailand despite its political woes but the threat of worsening chaos may scare away new money.
Thailand’s rice subsidy program has been an expensive boondoggle – helping drive the current political unrest – but ending it also brings troubles.
Japan's efforts to revitalize after long stagnation have policy leaders abuzz and hopeful that the nation can turn around its fortunes.
The chairman of ICBC has said that it will definitely not repay investors the money lost in a troubled financial product.
Rising property prices in Australia have once again reignited worries over a bubble, but local residents and strategists remain unconvinced.
China has overtaken India as the world's largest gold consumer thanks to soaring purchases of jewelry and minted Panda coins. The FT reports.
Hong Kong business tycoon Cecil Chao may double the dowry for any man that can win the love of his lesbian daughter.
If Japan's ambitious plan to pull its beleaguered economy out of a deflationary rut falls flat this year, it won't be the only country that feels the pain, economists at asset management firm Schroders have said.
A British expat's Facebook posts mocking Singapore's "poor people" on mass transit hit touchy issues of anti-foreigner sentiment and a growing wealth divide.
Samsung Electronics Co posted its first decline in quarterly profit in two years, hit by a one-off special bonus as well as slowing smartphone sales.
A five-star rating may be the holy grail of the hospitality industry, but top-end Chinese hotels are actively working to rid themselves of this prestigious ranking.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months in January, a private survey by HSBC showed on Thursday.
India’s Finance Minister does not believe a rollback of restrictions in place in the country to slow gold imports is on the agenda.
Reduced sanctions between Iran and the West could open up a 'very large' market, Renault Nissan chief tells CNBC.
Shinzo Abe used a speech to political and economic leaders at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos to reaffirm Japan's commitment to peace.
Tesla Motors attempts to set itself apart from its rivals with a "fair" pricing of the Model S in China.
South Korea's economy grew 0.9 percent in the fourth quarter, meeting market expectations and boosting growth prospects for 2014.
Hyundai posted its first year-on-year fall in quarterly revenue in nearly three years, as the stronger won weighed and imported rivals gained ground.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.