Japanese factory output declined more than expected in February as companies curbed output due to the Lunar New Year holiday.» Read More
Most Asian currencies have found it impossible to carve out any sort of trend, regardless of a country's underlying fundamentals. A forex manager looks at the result.
As the rhetoric from North Korea flares up, NBC's Jim Maceda has the latest update.
China is confident it can control an outbreak of a new strain of bird flu, a senior Chinese health official said on Sunday as the World Health Organization (WHO) said there had now been 21 human cases of the H7N9 flu.
Hotel chains are expanding in China as its growing middle class fuels demand for domestic travel and lodging. But is the sector too hot?
North Korea has asked embassies in Pyongyang that might wish to get staff out if there is a war to submit plans to it by April 10, Britain said on Friday.
Tensions in North Korea have overtaken Iran as the major geopolitical risk of the year, according to a report from Citi Research, a division of Citigroup Global Markets.
The policy measures taken in Japan to revive economic growth are "quite dangerous," says George Soros.
The Nikkei surged by up to 4.7 percent a day after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) gave investors what they were waiting for, and analysts say the current rally is gaining a momentum of its own and not simply riding on a weakening yen.
China said it was mobilizing resources nationwide to combat a new strain of bird flu that has killed six people, as Japan, Hong Kong and the United States stepped up vigilance.
The curious characteristic of the Singaporean economy is that while some sectors are clearly going through a soft patch others like property are booming. How can this island state reconcile this dilemma?
The South Korean won dropped to a fresh 7-month low against the dollar early on Friday as investors remained wary of more bellicose rhetoric from North Korea and with inter-Korean tension escalating.
Foxconn has record high annual revenue and, in the last quarter of 2012, its highest operating margins in three years despite Apple's continued troubles. The Financial Times reports.
China's solar energy sector is no longer a bright spot as overcapacity hits firms. Eunice Yoon reports.
The iPhone's main adversary estimated its January-March operating profit rose 53 percent to $7.7 billion, marking the end of five straight quarters of record profits for the world's biggest techn firm by revenue.
In contrast to the Bank of Japan's radical monetary shift announced on Thursday, the ECB and BOE policy decisions that followed were underwhelming in comparison. The Financial Times reports.
Facebook just got serious about mobile. At a media event Thursday, Facebook showcased its new software for Android devices called 'Home.'
Japan is wagering its future on a massive experiment, and Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management doesn't see it ending well.
A layer of complexity underlying the saber-rattling in North Korea is Pyongyang's growing trade relationship with China, said John Park of Harvard's Belfer Center.
Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
Facebook is unveiling a new Android product Thursday, as a fast-growing number of its 1.06 billion users access it on smartphones and tablet computers.
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Herald Van Der Linde, head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, says comments over the weekend indicate that China will roll out more stimulus to prop up its struggling economy.
Joydeep Mukherji, Head of Sovereign Ratings in Latin America and the Caribbean at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains the decision to maintain Brazil's investment-grade credit rating.
Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, describes how Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew played a role in keeping the U.S. anchored in Asia.