Japan's already less-than-sterling credit rating took a hit from Fitch's downgrade, but its bonds and currency are set to stay impervious to the blow.» Read More
A widening of the yuan's trading band could be imminent judging by the latest comments from China's central bank, but analysts add a caveat: change is unlikely to bring a significant strengthening of the currency.
Lenovo Group said on Friday it was in preliminary talks about a potential acquisition, following a report that IBM was negotiating the sale of its server hardware business to the Chinese computer maker.
As the world's smallest Disneyland, the Hong Kong park is set to open a new attraction next month. Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts tells CNBC how much of a boost that will bring.
The weakening yen is leading some Japanese companies to examine lifting prices, a possible sign that bold policy steps recently enacted are working to pull the world's third-largest economy out of deflation.
As Beijing tries to engineer a crucial macroeconomic shift, toward more consumption and less investment, it is young consumers who may hold the key to the transition.
Facing tougher competition in what is now the world's biggest autos market, Nissan and its Japanese rivals Toyota Motors and Honda Motors are having to increase the locally made content in their cars.
As the Singapore Yacht Show kicks off, get a glimpse of life on board these million dollar vessels.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the latest step of President Obama's 'Asia Pivot' strategy from the deck of the USS Freedom, a U.S warship on an eight-month deployment to Southeast Asia.
China reported GDP growth below many analysts expectations and the markets shuttered. What's happening with this once-strong growth engine for the global economy?
If you are one of the first owners of Google Glass don't even think about trying to sell the device.
A nearly 75 carat diamond's sale at Sotheby's offers further evidence of the roaring bull market in hard assets.
The routes are getting investment from shippers, said Maersk CEO Nils S. Andersen.
The collapse in bullion prices may rekindle gold mining takeovers as Chinese companies and other investors step in to rescue small and mid-sized miners.
A new study by consulting firm AlixPartners estimates by 2015, the cost of outsourcing manufacturing to China will be equal to the cost of manufacturing in the U.S.
Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.
While losses in commodity currencies have remained relatively limited amid the recent rout in physical prices and resources-related stocks, investors could be in for a "rude shock."
China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.
As the death toll from a deadly strain of bird flu in China rises to 17, markets are closely monitoring Beijing's handling of the outbreak although officials appear to have learned a trick or two from the SARS crisis a decade ago.
N Chandrasekaran, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services says companies are leveraging technology and this is showing up in the company's pipeline as opportunities for growth.
A sell-off in China's stock market has not put of market bulls, who forecast gains of up to 15 percent in the coming months.
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George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s first-quarter GDP reading and explains what that means for the Bank of England's monetary policy.
In the absence of tourism income, remittances will be the "lifeline" of Nepal's economy, says Rajrishi Singhal, senior geo-economics Fellow at Gateway House.
ohn Lee, adjunct associate professor, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Sydney, explains why the Asian region, excluding China, will likely welcome Japan's proactive foreign policy.