Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy.» Read More
As the Bank of Japan ramps up its monetary stimulus to include buying stocks, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said it makes sense for central banks to own equities.
News that breaks on Twitter is now news that moves the markets, sometimes even when it's not news. Here's a look at some tweets that affected trading.
Gold will top $10,000, the stock market will tank, and U.S. bond yields will be anemic, Albert Edwards said in a trademark bearish report.
Gold is clawing its way back up amid signs that demand for the precious metal is soaring a week after a massive sell-off sent prices to their lowest level in more than two years.
South Korea grew at its fastest pace in two years in the first quarter of 2013, but economists warn the positive headline figure hides worrying aspects of Asia's fourth largest economy.
The chairman of China's largest privately-owned conglomerate Fosun Group, also known as the "Warren Buffett of China," says it's more accurate to call him Buffett's "apprentice".
The death toll from a building collapse in Bangladesh has risen to 160 and could climb higher, police said on Thursday, with people trapped under the rubble of a complex that housed garment factories supplying retailers in Europe and North America.
South Korea's Hyundai Motors posted a 15 percent fall in its quarterly net profit as it was hamstrung by production stoppages and unfavorable currency moves.
Gross domestic product grew a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent from the previous quarter, far above analysts' forecasts and denting expectations for an interest rate cut by the central bank.
The Bank of Japan meets on Friday for the first time after it made a radical shift in policy earlier this month and markets are now watching for central bank governor Harukiko Kuroda's next move.
There are great expectations that Japanese companies flooded with liquidity will pour some of it into foreign bond markets, but latest capital flow data published on Thursday tell a different story.
Olam International, under pressure to retreat from a debt-fueled acquisition spree, will unveil a strategy review on Thursday that many investors hope will target less growth and more cash.
The newest market to open in Southeast Asia is Myanmar and this author talks about the challenges he overcame to give the country's image a makeover
South Korea is warning of a "grave measure" if North Korea rejects a call for talks on a jointly run factory park that has been shut down for nearly a month.
Japanese investors sold 862.6 billion yen ($8.7 billion) worth of foreign bonds last week, as they took advantage of the weak yen to repatriate overseas investments.
A dropoff in Chinese demand for soybeans used to feed poultry and livestock could last for months, as consumers lose their appetite for poultry in response to the bird flu virus outbreak.
The risk-on trade is back, and one way to play it is Chinese stocks, Dennis Gartman says.
The rampant growth of credit in China appears to be forming a bubble, Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates says.
As the smartphone revolution continues to accelerate, Broadcom's CEO Scott McGregor sees some major trends forming in the market.
Want to send a cocktail to that attractive passenger across the aisle? Virgin America has the answer with a new seat-to-seat drink or meal delivery feature.
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Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.
Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.
Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.