South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain.» Read More
China and Japan have agreed to start direct trading of their currencies, officials announced during a visit here on Monday by Japan’s prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, the New York Times reports.
A legal battle in London has revealed that a conglomerate controlled by Anil Ambani, the Indian telecoms tycoon, used a Mauritius-based fund to make covert investments in one of its own companies, triggering calls in India for a full investigation. The FT reports.
Kim Jong-un’s meeting with a private delegation on Monday was his first encounter with visitors from South Korea since assuming the leadership of North Korea. The New York Times reports.
At least 625,000 small, locally run villages in China frequently suffer the same sorts of injustices that prompted the outburst this month in Wukan. The New York Times reports.
Sharing insight into this weeks economic data and the outlook for next week's market, with Mebane Faber, Cambria Investment Management and John Derrick, U.S. Global Investors.
Templeton's Mark Mobius explains why he doesn't agree with those who think China's economy is slowing.
The number of property transactions in China’s largest cities has fallen to dangerously low levels, according to regulatory documents obtained by the Financial Times, and this could have a significant ripple effect. The FT reports.
India’s era of economic growth has created business opportunities for Dalits, the caste of untouchables, the New York Times reports.
Asia's wealth is on the rise. What does this wealth effect mean for consumption patterns and for companies? CNBC's Emily Chan has the answers in the final installment of our "Wealth in Asia" series.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen true horse race for the top luxury auto brand in the U.S. In fact, since the late 90’s, Lexus has routinely won the title of being #1.
South Korea is adopting a carefully muted response to the death of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-il – a compromise between real condolences and absolute silence.
It has been nearly a week since police and local officials fled the village of Wukan after its 13,000 residents revolted over the death of a well-liked villager and an allegedly corrupt land deal. The New York Times reports.
Now that North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Il is dead, will his son, Kim Jong Un succeed him? John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital chairman, weighs in.
Sharing insight into the Shanghai Composite and what to expect for next year, with CNBC Asia's Karen Tso.
In a move that could change the entire dynamic on the drive to economically isolate Iran’s regime, one Chinese company has done the unthinkable, and chosen to voluntarily stop pursuing new business activities in Iran.
As auto sales have surged in recent months, I’m hearing from more and more dealers about the renewed strength of the subprime and deep subprime buyer.
Will the death of Kim Jong il cause instability in Asia, especially South Korea? Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, discusses the possible fallout from the demise of the former North Korean leader and the impact on global markets, with the Fast Money traders.
The year ahead will see slow global economic growth combined with political uncertainty to create to a similar outlook for stock markets to 2011 with a significant chance of continued stock market volatility, according to a research note published by HSBC’s global head of equity strategy, Gary Evans.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.