Japan's consumer inflation slowed in October raising skepticism over the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) ability to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.» Read More
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is the "biggest victim" of the intensifying battle in the premium handset space, and there could be little scope for it to stage a turnaround.
Macau tycoon David Chow aims to return to the spotlight of the world's largest gambling hub with a new casino resort boasting an opera house and dinosaur museum.
As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack.
Two and a half years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima plant faces a daunting array of unknowns.
Growing uncertainty about a rise in Japan's consumption tax could be one more reason to stay away from the benchmark Nikkei stock index, analysts said.
Miner BHP Billiton's new boss is facing his biggest test as he weighs the fate of a $14 billion Canadian potash project just as the collapse of a dominant potash cartel.
China's official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), due out Thursday, is expected to show factory activity contracted for the first time in 10 months.
As Japan's yen continued to strengthen against the dollar this week, some analysts suggested that further monetary stimulus was needed to push it back down.
Just back from China, renowned economist Jim O'Neill told CNBC that the "incessant focus" on whether the Chinese GDP numbers are accurate "seems to be misplaced."
India's central bank has spent the last few weeks making a concerted effort to prop up the battered rupee, but its latest rhetoric may have already undone that hard work with the currency back within sight of record lows against the dollar.
Virtual currency bitcoin has been banned in Thailand, according to a prominent bitcoin exchange that operates in the Southeast Asian country.
Dovish comments from the RBA led to a big slide in the Australian dollar and now market watchers are wondering how low the currency needs to go before the RBA eases up on talking it down.
Pessimism about China's economy and uncertainty about Japan's attempts to end two decades of economic stagnation are reflecting growing concerns about these Asian countries.
Recent bearishness surrounding China's growth is just another "false alarm" and investors are focusing on the wrong data points to assess the economy's outlook.
Regardless of what narrative may ultimately prove to best explain GSK's current problems in China, doing business in the sector for multinationals will never be the same.
China's central bank on Tuesday did something it hasn't done in five months: it actively injected cash into local money markets, easing concerns of another credit squeeze.
India's central bank left interest rates unchanged Tuesday to support a battered rupee but said it will roll back recent liquidity tightening measures when stability returns.
Contrary to widespread belief, a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus would not be a big risk event for China, economists say.
Even before Japan can stage a convincing rebound, fears are already building over a sharp slowdown, with one analyst warning of a possible recession next year.
One of Apple's big suppliers employed underage workers and pressured employees to work illegal overtime, according to a Chinese workers' rights group. The Financial Times reports.
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