Second quarter growth data will likely paint a grim picture of Australia's economy on Wednesday as it reels under slowing exports and consumption.» Read More
Westpac, Australia's third-largest lender, posted a forecast-beating half-year profit on Friday, rewarding investors with a special dividend.
China's most prominent and politically connected financier is raising a new $2 billion -$2.5 billion fund for investments in China and abroad. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Bernie Lo and Emily Chan discuss the newest addition to the city of Hong Kong: a giant, inflatable rubber duck.
Cellphone theft is on the rise, but carriers and handset makers have no incentive to fix the problem. The NYT reports.
An antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea has some saying that its effects could match those of AIDS.
A widely-anticipated cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday is unlikely to get markets too excited. But what the central bank says just might, economists told CNBC.
The Singapore stock market has been on a tear recently, trading at highs not seen since late 2007, but the rally could be short-lived, analysts warn.
The easing in China's manufacturing-sector growth could prompt a fresh round of stimulus, analysts told CNBC.
Factory-sector growth in China and India stumbled in April to further underline the impact of a fragile global economy.
One in four U.S. businesses are vulnerable to having their trade secrets stolen, according an cyber expert, who said the ongoing threat could cost the U.S. economy "billions rather than millions".
So much for talk of a 'great rotation' out of bonds into equities, analysts say the best strategy may be bet on both assets.
China's growing industrial might is likely to allow it to mount an increasingly formidable challenge to the military supremacy of the United States. The New York Times reports.
North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years hard labor on Thursday for committing crimes against the North.
DBS posted a record quarterly profit, beating expectations, as higher fee and commission income offset a slight drop in income from its key lending business.
Some members of the Bank of Japan's policy board expressed concerns that increased purchases of government debt could actually impair financial markets and discourage bank lending.
The U.S. Trade Representative's office criticized China on Wednesday for failing to stop the growing theft of American trade secrets that are the lifeblood of U.S economic might.
A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat to world health and should be taken seriously.
Malaysia is gearing up for what is being touted as its most closely contested election. Prime Minister Najib Razak and Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will go head to head, putting the country's ruling coalition to the ultimate test.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes no secret of wanting to revise Japan's constitution to formalize the country's right to have a military - but critics say his plans go deeper.
Foreigners now hold a record of more than $13 trillion in American securities as the U.S. seeks to assert itself as the safest port in troubled global waters.
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After seeing a rise of nearly 20 percent year to date, cocoa prices may see a taper soon, says Avtar Sandu, Senior Manager, Commodities at Phillip Futures.
Tony Farnham, Economist & Analyst, Patersons Securities, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia is worried about China's property sector. He later discusses his outlook on Australia.
Ben Collett, Head, Japan and Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, says Japanese stocks are poised for gains until year-end but investors should enter the market after Wednesday's cabinet reshuffle.