Beijing was pushed into launching the AIIB by U.S. refusal to give China more clout in existing institutions, Bernanke said. The FT reports.» Read More
The dearth of bank credit available to China's millions of small to mid-sized companies is expected to tighten as authorities seek to rebalance the world's second-biggest economy.
China's air pollution has cut life expectancy by an average of 5.5 years and caused higher rates of lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes. The Financial Times reports.
Markets are not fully factoring in what weakness in China's economy means for the rest of the globe, analysts say.
Despite signs of a slowdown in China's economy, General Motors posted record first-half sales there. The company's sales in China now exceed the total number of vehicles it sells in the U.S.
Analysts flagged China’s slowdown as a key risk to second quarter earnings season in Europe, as markets await numbers from U.S. bellweather Alcoa.
The Indian rupee has been plunging for more than a month, spreading fear of a crisis. The key issue now is whether Indian equities will see major outflows as well, analysts say.
South Korean tech giant Samsung holds on to the title of Asia's top brand out of 1,000 competitors for a second year in a row, beating key rivals such as Apple.
June inflation and trade numbers data out on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, are expected to confirm China's sluggish momentum.
A man dubbed the "Godfather of Heroin" and slapped with sanctions for allegedly helping prop up Myanmar's brutal former military junta through illegal business dealings died.
Emerging market equities have taken quite a beating in the last few months, but Citi says investors are too bearish on the asset class and they're predicting a big turnaround.
A coroner's inquiry in the city-state concluded on Monday that American engineer Shane Todd had committed suicide, a verdict at odds with his family's belief that he was murdered.
Slowing demand, higher interest rates and tight restrictions present a perfect storm for one of Asia's hottest property markets.
Chinese authorities are investigating a possible price-fixing for infant formula milk, as consumers pay premiums for imported products on fears that local ones may be contaminated.
It’s the turn of Asia’s central banks to take center stage this week after central banks in Europe hogged the market spotlight last week.
Japanese bank lending marked its biggest annual increase in June, suggesting the BOJ's monetary stimulus and economic prospects are spurring fund demand for fresh investment.
Japan's Softbank received the final approval it needed from U.S. regulators for its $21.6 billion bid to take control of No. 3 US wireless provider Sprint Nextel.
Depressing numbers from Samsung and HTC on Friday flagged concerns that the market for smartphone makers, including Apple, could be reaching saturation.
Concerns abound over fund outflows from Asia’s emerging markets on the prospect of Fed QE tapering, but the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says it is seeing capital inflows.
Shares of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung fell almost 4 percent on Friday as the company's second quarter earnings estimate did not meet analysts' expectations.
The Bank of Korea (BOK) said Thursday it has opened a social media site on YouTube, marking the first time the central bank has joined a social network service (SNS).
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Gerard Cassidy, MD & banking analyst at RBC, says the Bank Of America will benefit from the rise in short-term interest rates.
To stop deflationary risks from becoming entrenched, the European Central Bank needs to step up on the front-loading of asset purchases under its quantitative easing program, says Will Oswald, head of FICC at Standard Chartered Bank.
Vasu Menon, vice president, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, says factors such as a stronger U.S. dollar and a slowdown in China will weigh on the Australian dollar.