The majority investor in Malaysia Airlines said on Friday it planned to cut its workforce by 30 percent, or 6,000 workers, in an effort to make the group profitable by 2017.» Read More
'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Corp, the country's fourth-largest bank, posted a 6.2 percent rise in first quarter earnings on Friday, boosted by strong global markets and Australian retail banking.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin discusses if Rio Tinto's cost-cuts are achievable. He explains why $64 and below is a good buying point for Rio's stock.
Parents may find themselves wishing they could check-in their toddlers when it comes to travel. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explores the child-friendly concept airline by design firm RKS that promises a hassle-free journey.
Rio Tinto's new chief flagged he would slash costs, spend capital more carefully and focus on shareholder value after the world's no.3 miner reported a $3 billion loss, its first ever full-year loss.
U.S. hedge fund investor George Soros has gained about $1 billion betting against the yen, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the firm's position.
India's headline inflation rate moderated to its lowest level in more than three years in January, helped by a slower rise in fuel and manufactured goods prices.
Shares in Japan Prologis REIT, a real estate investment trust set up by the world's largest owner of industrial buildings, soared more than 20 percent in their Tokyo market debut on Thursday. The strong start for the $1 billion initial public offering (IPO) is a sign that Asia's IPO market is getting its buzz back, analysts say.
Italy's top three leagues and 680 matches worldwide are considered suspicious by European law enforcement. Investigators believe a man from Singapore named Tan Seet Eng is a common link in many of them. The New York Times reports.
Japan's economy contracted again in the final three months of last year, highlighting that the world's third biggest economy remains in recession. Still, analysts argue it's the outlook that investors should pay attention to.
Central banks scooped up more gold in 2012 than they have annually in nearly half a century as they sought to diversify reserves, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Thursday.
Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) isn't ruling out additional job cuts at its Australian operation Optus in an effort to drive down costs after slashing headcount by almost 10 percent over the last nine months.
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and raised its assessment of the economy on Thursday, as the yen's recent declines offered some relief to the export-reliant economy.
While world leaders reacted with shock and anger to Tuesday's nuclear test, Pyongyang's third and most powerful to date, the top item searched on South Korean Internet portals was a monthly cosmetics sale by local brand Innisfree.
Indonesia's central bank is gradually closing trading loopholes used by global investors in an attempt to exert more control over its weakening currency and prevent a desirable depreciation of the rupiah from turning into a panicky tailspin.
As Japan's Prologis REIT, a real estate trust, makes its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, Prologis CEO tells CNBC that he is excited about the radical economic policies of Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Some of the giants of the hedge fund world have made billions betting against the yen in recent months, marking a return to form for some blue-blood investors that stumbled after the financial crisis. The Financial Times reports.
South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a fourth straight month on Thursday, in line with with market expectations.
Japan's economy contracted for the third consecutive quarter in October-December, showing the country is struggling to escape from a mild recession.
Singapore Telecommunications, Southeast Asia's largest telecom operator, reported on Thursday a worse-than-expected 8.3 percent fall in third quarter net profit and reiterated its forecast for a fall in revenues this year.
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Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.
Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, hopes that Malaysia Airlines can provide details on its staff and capacity reduction at the announcement of restructuring plans late Friday.
Scott Phillips, Advisor at The Motley Fool Australia, says Virgin Australia's anaemic growth in full-year revenue is expected amid a tough aviation industry.