While the yen's sharp drop has driven the Nikkei to near seven-year highs, the quick decline is also spurring concerns over the economy.» Read More
Economic growth in Asia, which has been slowing in recent months, is set to recover in the second-half of the year, on the back of a rebound in China, say economists at HSBC.
Investors typically flock to defensive stocks during bouts of volatility, but Joshua Crabb, Director and Portfolio Manager, Blackrock's Asian Equities team said a number of cyclical stocks are starting to look attractive as well.
With U.S. stocks extending losses on Monday, one asset manager says the stock market is like a car that is leaking oil, adding that the lack of strong policy action by politicians in Europe is likely to lead to more volatility and further declines in equities.
Confidence is weakening in the Chinese market after the fourth straight session of losses on Monday.
The new chief executive of Airbus says he is ready to “bet” that the European aircraft maker’s planned new A350 widebody passenger jet will not suffer the same three-year delay that Boeing had with its 787 Dreamliner, the Financial Times reports.
Sentiment may continue to be bearish in the Chinese market after the Dragon Boat Festival long weekend. The Shanghai Composite index lost 1.39 percent to a near three month low of 2260.8 on Thursday as weak HSBC flash PMI data reinforced slowdown worries. The benchmark fell 0.43 percent for the week.
Hong Kong has unseated London as the world’s most expensive place to take up office space, highlighting the growing appetite from banks to increase their presence in Asia, the FT reports.
In an interview with Automotive News, the sales chief for Porsche says he is still intent on doubling sales, but doesn't want to cheapen the brand by going with a lower price point for a new car. Personally, I think it's the right call.
Indonesia’s tax office has come up with an unconventional response to pressure to raise the paltry tax take and shed its reputation for corruption in the form of a military boot camp for tax collectors. The FT reports.
Mikio Kumada, Global Strategist, LGT Capital Management says that China is a positive story, and that the equity market there is slowing pricing in a slower pace of economic growth.
The lifting of Western sanctions on Myanmar, after it ended nearly 50 years of direct military rule, has pushed the door wide open for foreign investments into this resource rich country.
Asia markets could reflect continued disappointment going into Thursday as overseas investors digest moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve and a major market prepares for a holiday weekend.
U.S., European and Japanese companies have been building up blue-collar and back-office operations and representative offices in places like mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore, reports the New York Times.
Perhaps seeking to promote the country as one of the good guys, China is financing a Hollywood movie featuring a Chinese superhero who saves the world. The character has been invented by Stan Lee, the 89-year-old creator of figures such as Hulk. The FT reports.
Leading hedge fund managers are betting on a significant sell-off in German government bonds in the coming months after a sharp fall in yields on the debt paper driven by a flight to safety in the eurozone, the Financial Times reports.
As Myanmar continues to remake itself anew, the country’s perplexing and outmoded laws of commerce are beginning to become more sensible. Among the more confounding laws govern car sales.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Europe's trading day, including a record "euro-era" yield at the Spanish bond auction and a look at the impact on U.S. markets, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
The wealth gap is widening in Hong Kong, according to new data from the city's Census and Statistics Department as the population ages rapidly and industries decline.
The Chinese market is expected to trade cautiously ahead of the long weekend — markets will be closed on Friday for the Dragon Boat Festival.
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James McCormack, Global Head of Sovereign and Supranational Ratings at Fitch Ratings, says markets are still expecting the Fed to hike rates in the second or third quarter next year.
In this web-exclusive video for "Managing Asia", Richard Eu, CEO of Eu Yan Seng International, recommends some traditional Chinese herbs that fellow CEOs can take to stay healthy.
Adi Godrej, Chairman at Godrej Group, says business sentiment in India has seen a "dramatic improvement" after pro-business leader Narendra Modi was elected Prime Minister.