The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd missed quarterly earnings forecasts on Friday as it reported a 47 percent rise in April-June operating profit.
Singapore to top Switzerland as the world's finance hub by 2015, as a global tax crackdown and tighter regulation weaken the Alpine nation's appeal to investors.
Rising oil prices could hurt Asian economies already grappling with a slowing Chinese economy, weak export growth and foreign fund outflows.
Singapore's Temasek Holdings says the size of its portfolio soared to a record high in the financial year ending March 2013.
Soaring rents have forced small businesses in Causeway Bay, one of Hong Kong's shopping districts, to move or close in the last few months. The New York Times reports.
For a modern developed nation, Australia is taking a less-traveled path to prosperity. It wants more Australians.
Sticky tape may be what's needed to hold Chinese banks together in an environment of slower economic growth and tight liquidity conditions, says one banking analyst.
The world's best-selling car maker, Toyota Motor Corp, said it was recalling around 185,000 vehicles globally, including the Yaris compact, owing to a glitch in the electric power steering system.
The executives involved in the scandal surrounding Japanese camera maker Olympus have been given suspended sentences for their role in the accounting fraud.
India has long been vital to keeping gold prices stable. But will it bail out the market again?
The U.S. dollar/Japanese yen went past the 100 mark for the second time this year on Wednesday, but markets aren’t cheering.
Goldman Sachs, which started the year upbeat on the outlook for Chinese stocks, significantly slashed its target for the country's equities.
Hong Kong is on its way to regain its position as one of the world's hottest IPO markets this year after hitting a four-year slump in 2012, says PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
The nasty cash squeeze that roiled China banks could be just the start of instability to come if China's leaders push ahead with liberalizing interest rates and capital controls.
The recent sell-off in global markets has pushed valuations for emerging market stocks to their cheapest level this year, according to Citi.
Growth in China's services sector sagged to its weakest pace in nine months in June as construction activity slowed, a sign that an economic cooldown is creeping across the country.
Tony Tyler, director general & CEO at International Air Transport Association (IATA) said a further a rise in oil prices presents a grave concern for the fragile airline industry.
Japan's second-largest soft drinks company, Suntory Beverage and Food, opened higher at its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, even as analysts warn the stock is looking expensive.
Over 60 percent of Asia Pacific consumers are willing to spend their hard-earned cash on designer products, according to an online survey.
The Aussie dollar is down over 11 percent this year and is the second worst performing major currency in the world, but for the country's central bank, it's still not weak enough.
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