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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.
China's foreign direct investment inflows rose 1.44 percent in the first three months of 2013 from a year earlier, snapping the longest run of annual decline.
China's new home prices rose in March from a year ago, a third consecutive month, as home buyers rushed to finalize deals to avoid a new capital gains tax, which is expected to help slow increases in coming months.
As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.
BHP Billiton's new chief executive will take a pay cut as miners struggle with tougher market conditions, and has stripped out a layer of top executives.
Global carmakers have poured billions of dollars in India's once-booming car market are now struggling as slow economic growth keep their target customers from parting with their cash.
Japanese exports picked up in March from a year earlier, beating forecasts and offering hope that a weaker yen is starting to support a slow upturn in the export-reliant economy.
Foreign investors' net buying of Japanese equities hit the highest last week since the Ministry of Finance started collecting the data in 2005, buoyed by the Bank of Japan's sweeping stimulus measures unveiled on April 4.
Oil prices have cascaded lower in the global commodities rout and may still have further to go before finding a floor, analysts say.
Apple tumbled to its lowest level in over a year, as investors continued to dump shares of the tech company amid worries over second-quarter iPad mini shipments.
"When I look at copper, it reminds me a lot of gold before that big breakdown," one analyst said.
When everyone hates a trade, it's time to buy, a contrarian explains.
The falling yen coupled with a fall-off in Chinese investment inflows "increasingly resembles" the run-up to the 1997 currency crisis, said Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's ultra-bearish strategist.
The top aviation regulator said he expects to decide "very soon" whether to approve Boeing's redesigned 787 Dreamliner battery system, potentially ending a three-month ban on flights by the high-tech jet.
Apple may have surged ahead with tablet sales, but the competition is heating up in China, where ultra-cheap tablets are giving consumers more options.
China's economy will grow at sustainable levels and there's no need for panic about the level of growth, said Jin Liqun, chairman of China's sovereign wealth fund.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.