The Indian government announced two important fuel reforms over the weekend, a signal of PM Narendra Modi's commitment to tough economic reforms.» Read More
The weakening yen is leading some Japanese companies to examine lifting prices, a possible sign that bold policy steps recently enacted are working to pull the world's third-largest economy out of deflation.
As Beijing tries to engineer a crucial macroeconomic shift, toward more consumption and less investment, it is young consumers who may hold the key to the transition.
Facing tougher competition in what is now the world's biggest autos market, Nissan and its Japanese rivals Toyota Motors and Honda Motors are having to increase the locally made content in their cars.
As the Singapore Yacht Show kicks off, get a glimpse of life on board these million dollar vessels.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the latest step of President Obama's 'Asia Pivot' strategy from the deck of the USS Freedom, a U.S warship on an eight-month deployment to Southeast Asia.
China reported GDP growth below many analysts expectations and the markets shuttered. What's happening with this once-strong growth engine for the global economy?
If you are one of the first owners of Google Glass don't even think about trying to sell the device.
A nearly 75 carat diamond's sale at Sotheby's offers further evidence of the roaring bull market in hard assets.
The routes are getting investment from shippers, said Maersk CEO Nils S. Andersen.
The collapse in bullion prices may rekindle gold mining takeovers as Chinese companies and other investors step in to rescue small and mid-sized miners.
A new study by consulting firm AlixPartners estimates by 2015, the cost of outsourcing manufacturing to China will be equal to the cost of manufacturing in the U.S.
Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.
While losses in commodity currencies have remained relatively limited amid the recent rout in physical prices and resources-related stocks, investors could be in for a "rude shock."
China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.
As the death toll from a deadly strain of bird flu in China rises to 17, markets are closely monitoring Beijing's handling of the outbreak although officials appear to have learned a trick or two from the SARS crisis a decade ago.
N Chandrasekaran, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services says companies are leveraging technology and this is showing up in the company's pipeline as opportunities for growth.
A sell-off in China's stock market has not put of market bulls, who forecast gains of up to 15 percent in the coming months.
China's foreign direct investment inflows rose 1.44 percent in the first three months of 2013 from a year earlier, snapping the longest run of annual decline.
China's new home prices rose in March from a year ago, a third consecutive month, as home buyers rushed to finalize deals to avoid a new capital gains tax, which is expected to help slow increases in coming months.
As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.
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Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS, says the Plenum meeting will accelerate fiscal reforms. She adds that data on Tuesday may show the economy grew 7.1 percent in the third quarter.
Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says the number of pre-registrations indicate strong demand for health insurer Medibank's share offering.
Douglas Ramage, Managing Director, Bower Group Asia, says Widodo's main obstacles are political as the Parliament is controlled by the opposition.