Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by Islamic State militants remain "deadlocked" and the situation remains highly unpredictable, Japanese officials said.» Read More
The reluctance to invest in new plants and equipment could be the biggest challenge to Abe's policies aimed at driving Japan out of a decade and a half of stagnant growth.
Distributors, like Netflix, Amazon and Microsoft, are becoming programmers, and original content is their ammunition in a war for consumers.
Gold may have seen its low price for now, amid signs of consumer and hedge fund interest in the precious metal, analysts say.
All news about Apple seems to be bad these days. And with the company reporting earnings Tuesday, it's likely that's not going to change so fast, analysts said.
We look at bizarre "Made in Asia" innovations that have caught the consumer's imagination.
CNBC launches its ultimate list of "disruptors"—50 companies whose innovations are revolutionizing their industries and the way we live.
The best word to describe the U.S. economy and economies around the world is "stability," Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC, despite the company's earnings and revenue misses and scaled-backed outlook.
Singapore could overtake Switzerland as the world's capital for offshore wealth by 2020, a new report says.
After Japan's "lost decade" you might be surprised to hear that some Chinese entrepreneurs are suggesting that China has just come out of its own "lost decade".
Here are the some of the show stoppers at the Auto Shanghai Summit, together with highly anticipated models scheduled to be released soon in this red-hot market.
Controlling home price increases in Beijing and Shanghai is critical for cooling China's broader property market, according to the chairman of Vanke, the mainland's largest real estate developer.
The yen weakened to within striking distance of the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Monday, yet breaking that key psychological barrier is proving to be hard.
The decline in the Indian auto industry is a concern for one of the world's largest automakers Ford Motor Company.
Hyundai Motors unveiled a new concept car it made only for China at the Shanghai auto show on Saturday, and plans to launch the model late this year.
Suppliers and investors are struggling to gauge demand for the iPhone as Samsung continues to grab market share. Indications of reduced shipments now send shares in Apple into a tailspin.
A new kind of "dirty" business is becoming the latest frontier in the bottom-of-the-pyramid market in India, with a number of start-ups seeing a huge opportunity in building and maintaining toilets
Boeing on Monday began installing reinforced lithium ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets owned by launch customer All Nippon Airways.
Chinese entrepreneurs are taking fewer cues from Silicon valley as they develop their own indigenous businesses.
From Indonesia to South Korea, Crystal Jade's footprint extends beyond its home market of Singapore. CNBC speaks to Ip Yiu Tung, Chairman and CEO of the eatery to see how he beats competition.
Two more people have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 20 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."