With Indonesia's growth numbers in the spotlight this week, doubts are growing over President Joko Widodo's ability to stimulate the economy as the country faces the prospect of a severe slowdown.» Read More
Even as the new policies by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflate the economy are making a difference to some companies, the bulk of corporate Japan remains in recession. The Financial Times reports.
Facebook is expected to unveil new operating system for the android phone, and the consensus of analysts appears to be positive.
New console makers are taking on the titans of the videogame industry, betting that their cheaper, more mobile-like products will give them an edge over their bigger competitors.
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese consumers on Monday for confusion over its warranty policy following more than two weeks of criticism in the Chinese media of its after-sales service.
A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.
India's top court has dealt a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms who are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.
The results of a closely watched business confidence survey in Japan defying the optimism reflected in a soaring stock market.
South Korea will strike back if the North stages any attack on its territory, the new president warned, as tensions ratcheted higher on the Korean peninsula amid shrill rhetoric from Pyongyang and the U.S. deployment of radar-evading fighters.
Average home prices in China's 100 biggest cities rose for the tenth straight month in March, challenging policymakers who are trying to cool record home prices with mixed results.
Stronger domestic demand helped China's factory activity to rebound in March, with new orders up sharply in a sign that the underlying economic recovery is strong enough to weather any risks from patchy export performance.
To gauge the strength of the recovery in the "workshop of the world," there are three key thresholds investors should monitor, says one economist.
Private property prices in Singapore rose at a much slower rate in the first three months of this year compared to the quarter before, as government property curbs announced in January to cool the market dampened demand.
A unit of Japan's Panasonic is under investigation by U.S. authorities looking at whether the company paid bribes overseas to airline employees or government officials to help land business.
Two people in Shanghai, one of China's largest cities, died this month after contracting a strain of avian influenza that had never been passed to humans before.
China's financial reform campaign has indeed chalked up considerable victories, but it appears more time will be needed before additional and necessary reform measures take root. The Caixin reports.
Sentiment among Japanese manufacturers improved for the first time in three quarters, according to the Bank of Japan's key economic indicator, the Tankan survey.
The U.S. has sent F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea to join military drills aimed in the face of intensifying threats from North Korea.
If the Bank of Japan meets expectations and embarks this week on a radical policy shift to crush deflation, the meeting will go down as historic.
Beijing and Shanghai will implement strict property cooling measures as part of a central government crackdown on the overheated property market, Xinhua said on Saturday.
Cheap neighborhoods in China are being cleared as part of a "urbanization" campaign. But in an ironic twist, the clearance of these "villages within cities" removes cheap housing for the very people targeted to fuel that migration.
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David Lennox, resource analyst at Fat Prophets, says iron ore supply remains adequate despite major producers announcing plans to shut down future productions.
Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, outlines his expectations for easing from China and explains why investors should be careful of Indonesia for the time being.
Sani Hamid, director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance, says Indonesian markets will likely see profit-taking for the next 12-24 months amid a looming U.S. rate hike.