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China's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 7.8 percent in the third quarter on year, up from 7.5 percent in the previous three months.
The move by China's Dagong to downgrade its rating on U.S. sovereign debt reflects the country's frustration over the debt ceiling debacle.
A new report from A.T. Kearney finds that just 2 percent of China's population accounts for about a third of all of the world's luxury consumption.
Japanese gangsters are poised for a credit crunch after the country's top banking lobby declared it would to cut them off. The Financial Times report.
A battle between Gina Rinehart and her children could lead to a shift of power in the board room and loosen the tycoon's grip on her empire.
With the removal of a market overhang following a deal to avoid a U.S. debt default, investors have begun to wonder: are emerging markets set to soar?
An injured kangaroo managed to make its way into Melbourne Airport on Wednesday. The New York Times reports.
Hong Kong has no intention of abandoning its US dollar peg, arguing that the system remained the most appropriate way to ensure financial stability.
Indonesia's currency and markets may have been among this year's worst-performing.
The ongoing political stalemate in the U.S. has provided a good opportunity for emerging market investors, the U.K. and International CEO of Russian investment bank VTB Capital told CNBC.
In a stellar month for the hedge fund industry, Asian hedge funds outperformed, a report from Eurekahedge has showed.
Almost 30 million people are living in conditions of modern-day slavery, with India home to the largest enslaved population.
India is home to the keenest readers of newspapers in the Asia-Pacific region, followed closely by Malaysia.
Chinese search engine Baidu, the world's fifth most visited site according to one set of rankings, has announced it has started to accept the online currency, bitcoin, for its security service.
A leading Chinese mobile gaming company has announced plans to open its European hub in London's technology district.
The Chinese yuan hit a record high against the dollar on Wednesday, a sign of Beijing allowing the yuan to flex its muscles as a global currency.
Four people were reported killed, schools closed, hundreds of flights canceled and thousands were advised to evacuate as Typhoon Wipha pummeled Tokyo.
Hong Kong is looking into suspected price manipulation in the $5.3 trillion-a-day global foreign exchange market, becoming the first authority in Asia to join the investigation.
Hong Kong has one of the world's best subway systems, but the trams, perhaps surprisingly, are holding their own. The New York Times reports.
China's foreign exchange reserves saw their biggest quarterly increase since the second quarter of 2011 on Monday.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.