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India's headline inflation rate moderated to its lowest level in more than three years in January, helped by a slower rise in fuel and manufactured goods prices.
Shares in Japan Prologis REIT, a real estate investment trust set up by the world's largest owner of industrial buildings, soared more than 20 percent in their Tokyo market debut on Thursday. The strong start for the $1 billion initial public offering (IPO) is a sign that Asia's IPO market is getting its buzz back, analysts say.
Italy's top three leagues and 680 matches worldwide are considered suspicious by European law enforcement. Investigators believe a man from Singapore named Tan Seet Eng is a common link in many of them. The New York Times reports.
Japan's economy contracted again in the final three months of last year, highlighting that the world's third biggest economy remains in recession. Still, analysts argue it's the outlook that investors should pay attention to.
Central banks scooped up more gold in 2012 than they have annually in nearly half a century as they sought to diversify reserves, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Thursday.
Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) isn't ruling out additional job cuts at its Australian operation Optus in an effort to drive down costs after slashing headcount by almost 10 percent over the last nine months.
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and raised its assessment of the economy on Thursday, as the yen's recent declines offered some relief to the export-reliant economy.
While world leaders reacted with shock and anger to Tuesday's nuclear test, Pyongyang's third and most powerful to date, the top item searched on South Korean Internet portals was a monthly cosmetics sale by local brand Innisfree.
Indonesia's central bank is gradually closing trading loopholes used by global investors in an attempt to exert more control over its weakening currency and prevent a desirable depreciation of the rupiah from turning into a panicky tailspin.
As Japan's Prologis REIT, a real estate trust, makes its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, Prologis CEO tells CNBC that he is excited about the radical economic policies of Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Some of the giants of the hedge fund world have made billions betting against the yen in recent months, marking a return to form for some blue-blood investors that stumbled after the financial crisis. The Financial Times reports.
South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a fourth straight month on Thursday, in line with with market expectations.
Japan's economy contracted for the third consecutive quarter in October-December, showing the country is struggling to escape from a mild recession.
Singapore Telecommunications, Southeast Asia's largest telecom operator, reported on Thursday a worse-than-expected 8.3 percent fall in third quarter net profit and reiterated its forecast for a fall in revenues this year.
The Reserve Bank of Australia hopes the industry, which employs about 9 percent of the country's workforce of 11.5 million, can pick up the slack and maintain growth as Australia's unprecedented resource investment boom peaks at around 8 percent of GDP later this year. The Financial Times reports.
Sick of emailing your resume? Form a mass rally, that's what new graduates in Tokyo are doing.
An HSBC report ranked the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc as the world's most aggressive currency warmongers.
Beijing’s air pollution has soared past levels considered hazardous by the World Health Organization. And now it's not an issue that only the Chinese are worrying about, Oilprice.com says.
G-7 officials issued a currency statement, "clarified" it and then criticized the clarification! Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian says prepare for more confusion.
The recent rebound in the U.S. dollar has markets questioning just how strong and reliable is the rebound in the dollar index?
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Chinese premier Li Keqiang's work report indicates that Beijing wants more than just "unsustainable, raw growth," says Kerry Brown, director, China Studies Centre at University of Sydney.
China's real estate boom hasn't had a positive impact on everyone in the country. CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to a land protester in the city of Shenzhen.
David Greene, head of Sales at AFEX, outlines his expectations for Thursday's European Central Bank meeting. He adds that the euro could see some stabilization after being hammered overnight.