The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday held back on further monetary easing, surprising most market watchers who were expecting a second rate cut in as many months.» Read More
Singapore and Hong Kong remain the two easiest places for small-to-medium sized businesses to operate, according to a World Bank report.
Thailand plans to tap the capital markets for as much as $15 billion in its biggest international round of debt sales for a decade. The FT reports.
SK Hynix posted a record quarterly profit as a rally in computer memory chip prices helped cushion reduced output following a fire at its China plant.
Mizuho Financial Group said the chairman of its banking unit will resign following a loans-to-mobsters scandal.
Japanese retail sales and household spending rose by a bigger than expected margin in September, data showed on Tuesday.
After years of breakneck advances, Hong Kong's property prices may be headed for a correction of as much as 30 percent, analysts said.
India's central bank is tipped to hike interest rates for a second straight month on Tuesday.
Asia's wealthy drive growing luxury-home demand globally, with tiny Singapore taking second place to China among the most important buyers, Knight Frank said.
The Aussie dollar has rallied over the past two months, but some analysts believe the re-emergence of fears over China could cut the rally short.
Toyota kept its lead over rivals GM and Volkswagen this year, global sales figures showed, as the Japanese carmaker closes in on record profit.
Investment in Australia's resources sector continues to fall and hope is fading that non-mining sector investment can provide a significant boost.
It's time to take some money off the table in China's market, Nomura said, turning more cautious before the Party Congress in November.
Three people were killed and many injured on Monday, police said, when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
A series of low-intensity bombs exploded in Patna, targeting a rally featuring the opposition leader Narendra Modi. The NYT reports.
Asian markets have plenty this week with Fed, BOJ and RBI due to hold policy meetings and economic data from the region's biggest economies.
China Construction Bank reported its slowest third-quarter earnings growth in more than five years as increased loan-loss provisions eroded profits.
Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open a retail store in central Shanghai in 2015, representing the first move for the company into mainland China.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Japanese troops on Sunday that Japan would not tolerate the use of force to change the region's status quo, comments likely to rile Beijing which is locked in a long and bitter territorial dispute with Tokyo.
Japanese authorities warned of an imminent tsunami just over 3 feet high for the Fukushima region after a major earthquake off the country's coast.
A top Chinese leader has promised "unprecedented" economic and societal reforms at the Communist Party's plenum meeting next month, state media reported on Saturday.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that it could put rates on hold for the time being and will only opt for further rate cuts, if necessary, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.
Simon Grose-Hodge, head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, says a diversification into non-IT plays makes for a stronger Nasdaq Composite.
Chris Lane, senior research analyst at Bernstein Research, explains why China Unicom could see a "sharp slowdown in" its mobile service revenue in the final quarter of 2014.