China will continue leading a prudent monetary policy with focus on targeted easing measures, Premier Li Keqiang said, according to a central government website.» Read More
Worries that China's property market is over heating are spreading beyond mainland policymakers, with key industry players including the head of the country's largest real estate developer warning of huge risks in the sector.
Malaysian troops backed by fighter jets attacked an armed Filipino group on Tuesday, trying to end a standoff on Borneo island after violence that killed at least 27 people.
China put its fast-growing consumer class at center-stage as outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao set out a reform plan on Tuesday to spread the fruits of economic growth more evenly.
Australia's central bank kept its main cash rate at a record low of 3.0 percent on Tuesday, as expected, but reiterated there was room to cut if needed.
Singapore-listed commodities firm the Noble Group expects its flagging agriculture business to turn around in the second quarter of 2013.
China's new Communist Party leaders are hoping that their annual legislative meeting will persuade a skeptical public that they are serious about cleaning up pollution and a political elite stained by corruption.
Haruhiko Kuroda will likely make some progress in defeating deflation. At least, he should make some progress in weakening the yen. A forex trader explains why.
The world's second largest wine company Treasury Wine Estates sees the strong Aussie dollar as a headwind, but has hit a sweet spot in China.
Moves by Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to put his finance minister in charge of the central bank is leading to concerns that he may be seeking someone more malleable to run the state coffers in the run up to next year's elections.
For the first time since 2000, Warren Buffett didn't make the top three on the annual Forbes Rich list. Randall Lane, Editor, Forbes tells CNBC who ousted Buffett from his third spot.
China's IPO action has been locked in ice since October by China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) officials intent on boosting investor confidence and improving scrutiny of stock market hopefuls. CaiXin Online reports.
China's property-related shares fell by the most in nearly five years on plans to tighten curbs on the housing market, though some economists predict a near-term spike in existing home prices, at least until local governments work out how to implement the changes.
Jeff Allen buys, re-tools and sells cars for top dollar, so he must be doing something right. Read ahead to see 10 cars he restored that turned major profits.
Apple is still struggling in its competition with Google and Samsung, but a launch of new products may help the company get back on track, said an analyst.
Since markets got back online after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday last month, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has fallen as much as 4 percent or gained as much as 2.25 percent in a single session.
Europe's biggest bank HSBC posted a pre-tax profit of $20.65 billion for 2012, much lower than the $22.7 billion forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll.
China's latest measures to crack down on property speculation and investment demand could lead to home price declines of up to 10 percent over the next six months, according to analysts.
The tobacco industry remains very powerful in Indonesia, with one of the world's highest smoking rates and where consumer companies are scrambling to boost profits from a growing middle class. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Chinese shares tumbled to their lowest close in six weeks, after Beijing hit property developers with harsher-than-expected tightening measures to contain housing costs.
One of Asia's top performing equity markets last year Hong Kong has so far underperformed in 2013, but analysts told CNBC that the Hang Seng index will get its mojo back before the end of the year.
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James McCormack, Global Head of Sovereign and Supranational Ratings at Fitch Ratings, says markets are still expecting the Fed to hike rates in the second or third quarter next year.
In this web-exclusive video for "Managing Asia", Richard Eu, CEO of Eu Yan Seng International, recommends some traditional Chinese herbs that fellow CEOs can take to stay healthy.
Adi Godrej, Chairman at Godrej Group, says business sentiment in India has seen a "dramatic improvement" after pro-business leader Narendra Modi was elected Prime Minister.