Japan's March retail sales plunged 9.7 percent on-year, well below expectations, after last year's sales were front-loaded ahead of a sales-tax hike.» Read More
India's economy appears to be stuck in neutral, with gross domestic product growth forecast to remain below 5 percent for the fourth straight quarter.
After a positive year for the yuan, Beijing's reform drive may knock the Chinese currency off its path of appreciation over the coming 12-18 months.
Political protests centered in Bangkok have yet to chase the Thai government from power, but they spooked the central bank into a surprise rate cut
While Korea and Taiwan are getting a consensus thumbs-up from analysts, the funds are largely playing keep-away, and Japan may be to blame.
Protesters surrounded Thailand's Interior Ministry and forced the evacuation of four others, intensifying their campaign to bring down the government.
Two unarmed U.S. B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands without informing Beijing, defying China's declaration over airspace.
China is to start selling down its bloated state cotton reserves on Thursday, the Financial Times reports.
Railway reforms in China detailed by the government in recent weeks have led analysts to grow increasingly bullish on the sector.
Just as geopolitical risk showed signs of abating after deal with Iran, tensions between China and Japan over disputed islands have re-surfaced.
Foreign investors abandoned Mongolia amid a mine development dispute, but the country hopes a resolution and a new investment law can lure them back.
K-pop's distinctive fan base could keep its massive popularity going, bringing in millions of revenue for the Korean entertainment industry.
India has topped the list of the most attractive investment destinations, surpassing China and Brazil, according to a survey by Ernst & Young.
A political crisis in Thailand is unlikely to have a long-term economic impact, but it could keep foreign investors away for a lengthy period.
As the global economy continues to recover next year Australia will be left behind, which tips it as the only developed market to see lower growth.
Typhoon Haiyan's impact on the Philippines could get worse if the country's farmers don't get help to replenish a devastated rice harvest.
Some Bank of Japan board members said they saw risks to the country's economy and prices as tilted to the downside.
Asian airlines will inform China of their flight plans before entering disputed airspace, acknowledging Beijing's authority over the area.
It's one of the largest wealth migrations of our time: hundreds of billions of dollars, and waves of millionaires flowing out of China to overseas destinations.
Under the Chinese zodiac, 2014 will be the 'Year of the Horse' and it may also be the year that China releases its full potential.
While education appears to be the primary draw for the buyers, many are also concerned about China's political instability, inflation, even pollution.
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