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
The Thai baht - Asia's strongest performing currency this year - has hit a 16-year high against the U.S. dollar this month and one economist says the baht is the region's last one-way bet.
Searches of financial terms on Google can be used to predict the direction of the stock market, according to an analysis of search engine behavior.
Japan's securities watchdog is investigating a U.S.-based investment company on suspicion that it falsified reports and could not account for up to $1.4 billion in disclosed funds.
The CEO of Singapore-based commodities firm Olam International, which was targeted by short seller Muddy Waters last year, said the firm has listened to its fiercest critics as it cuts capital spending and downsizes profit expectations.
Chatter over whether Japan's stocks are due for correction gained momentum after data showed foreign investors, who have been huge buyers of Japanese equities recently, became net sellers.
Samsung reported on Friday its sixth straight quarter of profit growth ahead of the sale of the Galaxy S4 smartphone this weekend.
Chinese investors can't seem to be getting enough of commercial real estate abroad and could spend a whopping $5 billion this year, according property services firm Jones Lang LaSalle.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.5 percent in March from a year earlier, down for a fifth straight month, data showed on Friday.
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigned and will not seek re-election to the board at the shareholders meeting in June, the company said. Maynard Webb Jr. was appointed interim chairman.
Car maker Hyundai apologized Thursday for a U.K. advertisement that depicts a man trying to commit suicide in his garage but failing because of his zero-emission car.
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.
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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.