China's industrial profits grew 17.2 percent in the first two months of this year from a year ago, official data showed on Thursday, adding to signs that a burgeoning macro economic recovery is being felt.
Japan's factory output unexpectedly dipped in February and a fourth consecutive drop in core consumer prices underscored the challenges the central bank faces in engineering economic recovery and achieving inflation target.
Free-trade agreements are usually not the sort of thing that get markets excited, so should the Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated be any different? If you're Japan, then perhaps the answer is yes.
North Korea put its rocket units on standby on Friday to attack U.S. military bases in South Korea and the Pacific, after the United States flew two nuclear-capable stealth bombers over the Korean peninsula.
A day after the Philippines got its first investment grade rating from Fitch, the Southeast Asian country's central bank governor told CNBC the upgrade was a "seal of good housekeeping."
China's financial stocks slumped on Thursday after Beijing's banking regulator unveiled new restrictions on wealth management products (WMPs) on Wednesday in order to reduce risk taking.
The Bank of Japan will not bankroll government spending, but it has already exceeded self-imposed limits on asset purchases and will continue to do so, in a signal intended to deliver on promises of overhauling policy.
Despite talk of the so-called "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities, high yield debt market issuances are at record quarterly high.
Uncertainties surrounding the Cyprus bailout are set to continue for some time, but one way to play the fallout is to buy the Australian dollar, one analyst told CNBC.
Japanese automaker Subaru has enjoyed four consecutive years of strong sales growth in its largest market, the U.S., but its president and COO told CNBC he was still mindful of risks to the company's success, a spike in the yen.
After months of calm in global markets, concerns about the future of the euro zone are back with a vengeance as fears grow that the turmoil in Cyprus could spread to other parts of the region.
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury rivals.
Australia is scrapping the panel that sets interbank lending rates after the proposal of new international guidelines and an exodus of the banks that set the rate in the wake of the Libor rate-rigging scandal.e.
Indonesia is seeking investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial conditions to upgrade decrepit infrastructure.
The Chinese are no exception when it comes to Apple users' loyalty, and they're coming to the iPhone maker's defense following a widespread state media campaign accusing Apple of greed and arrogance. The Global Post reports.
Singapore may be known for its rules and regulations, but the city-state is looking to transform itself into a rock and roll hub. CNBC's Deirdre-Wang Morris investigates.
Thailand is set to sell half-a-million tons of rice on world markets at a loss, as it scrambles to offload a record stockpile deteriorating in quality in warehouses filled with grain.
In response to global outcry, the queen of bridal couture, Vera Wang, is abolishing the near $500 fee for Chinese brides-to-be to try on garments at her Shanghai bridal boutique.
Cyprus reopens its banks on Thursday with capital controls in place and guards at branches to help avert bank runs.
Leaders of the five BRICS nations plan to create a development bank in a direct challenge to the World Bank that they accuse of Western bias. The bank would use $50 billion of seed capital shared equally but dominated by China.
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