The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday held back on further monetary easing, surprising most market watchers who were expecting a second rate cut in as many months.» Read More
Chinese spending on art and antiques shrank by nearly a quarter in 2012, ending a streak of spectacular growth that helped drive up global prices and made China the biggest player in the market by 2011.
Australian employment soared by 71,500 in February, far above any forecast and the biggest increase in over a decade, the most compelling sign yet that low rates and rising asset prices are fueling an economic pick-up.
Revenue of global smartphone applications in 2012 totaled $15 billion, the size of Jamaica's GDP.
Japanese exporters will hand out bigger bonuses for the next fiscal year as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies drive the yen to multi-year lows, with Toyota Motors leading the way.
China Mobile hopes to tap pent-up demand for Apple smartphones by rolling out new 4G technology this year and having an iPhone model that will finally run on it.
Chris Powell, Secretary at Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, claims that Western central banks are manipulating gold markets in order to rig currency markets.
As China's new president Xi Jinping is officially voted into power, CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at his path to reform.
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Brazil, Russia, India and China have been seen as the collective pillar of emerging market growth. But signs indicate that investors are now looking elsewhere.
Apple may be "leapfrogged" on Thursday when Samsung unveils the next generation of its flagship Galaxy smartphone, Business Insider's Henry Blodget told CNBC.
China must stabilize inflation expectations, the head of the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday, vowing to vigilantly manage the risks of rising prices.
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The CEO of Britain's largest insurer told CNBC that continued strong profits and credit reserves would enable the company to withstand two severe depressions.
Increasing tensions with North Korea, a strengthening won versus the yen and weak economic growth - things are not looking great for South Korean equities, the second worst performing stock market in Asia this year.
Cathay Pacific Airways, the world's largest international air cargo carrier, returned to profit in the second half of 2012 but still underperformed ending the year with a huge drop in full year net profit.
While gold is down about 4 percent since the start of the year, this is just a small fraction of the losses seen in the shares of gold miners.
Shipments of tablets running Google's Android will overtake the iPad this year for the first time, the IDC predicted.
National Australia Bank, Australia's largest bank by assets, said it would not engage in a "desperate fire sale" of its UK unit, as it announced restructuring plans to save up to A$800 million ($825 million) a year.
Singapore's police have pledged to share with the FBI evidence they collected in the death of Shane Todd, an American engineer found hanged in his Singapore apartment in June, Singaporean foreign minister, K. Shanmugam, said on Tuesday.
While it might be some time before AirAsia starts flying in India, the near $15 million deal that gives the budget carrier a 49 percent stake in a new Indian airline is restoring confidence in the turbulent sector.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that it could put rates on hold for the time being and will only opt for further rate cuts, if necessary, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.
Simon Grose-Hodge, head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, says a diversification into non-IT plays makes for a stronger Nasdaq Composite.
Chris Lane, senior research analyst at Bernstein Research, explains why China Unicom could see a "sharp slowdown in" its mobile service revenue in the final quarter of 2014.