Despite efforts to clear the protesters in Hong Kong, university students still roam the occupied areas in the city's central business districts.» Read More
Weak economic growth, oversupply and measures to keep a lid on house prices suggest that Asia’s priciest property markets, Singapore and Hong Kong, now face a ‘day of reckoning’ after several years of robust gains, Nomura analysts warn.
Liu Xianping, 72, was discovered by accident and has turned his granddaughter's online fashion business into a worldwide hit. The Global Post reports.
Japanese investment in China recorded a steep drop in October, amid friction between Asia’s two largest economies over a chain of islets in the East China Sea. The FT reports.
Nobody likes to wait, especially for some sexy new product with mouthwatering ad campaigns, like cars. Read ahead to see a list of 10 cars that you can’t buy yet.
A new report suggests that five years of gloomy headlines and negative sentiment have combined to create a collective “state of shock” among investors.
The latest apparent target of Muddy Waters – Olam International – saw its stock plummet after the short-seller was quoted in media reports questioning the accounting practices of the Singapore-based commodity trading firm. But the revelation has left many market analysts scratching their heads.
In a week where U.S. President Barack Obama has made Southeast Asia the center of his first post-election trip overseas, upbeat economic news highlights another reason why the region is gaining in prominence globally.
Financial markets are back in risk mode amid optimism that a deal will be done to avert a U.S. “fiscal cliff” of looming tax hikes and spending cuts. Even news of France being stripped of its much-coveted triple-A credit rating is unlikely to put a dent in stock market gains, analysts told CNBC.
A week is a long time in politics, as the old cliché has it, but for Japan’s Sunrise party four days was a whole lifetime. The FT reports.
Obama's visit to Cambodia, like his trip to Myanmar, brings the issues of human rights and democracy to the diplomatic fore. The Global Post reports.
Gurdeep Singh Chadha was one of India’s most powerful businessmen, a liquor and real estate baron whose influence was intertwined with his money. Known as Ponty, he was a mysterious figure, described in the media as an “invisible man,” even as his political influence protected him. The New York Times reports.
President Barack Obama flew into Myanmar on Monday, becoming the first U.S. head of state to visit the country - a former pariah state that has taken the world by surprise with speedy political and economic reforms in the past year after five decades of military rule.
Barack Obama will arrive in Bangkok on Sunday, the first leg of a three country tour that will include bilateral talks with Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the first visit by a sitting US president to Myanmar. The FT reports.
I’ve talked with more than a few veteran auto analysts who think GM shares should move higher strictly on fundamentals. At the same time, they point out GM is not seen as a typical stock.
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CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including
Yet another change of leadership in Japan and the prospect of more aggressive monetary easing have sent the safe haven yen tumbling to a six-month low and currency strategists tell CNBC the days of a strong yen may finally be over.
Singapore’s property cooling measures may have impacted home sales, which have plummeted in the Southeast Asian city-state, but analysts say don’t expect prices to follow suit.
Few industries matter more to China’s 1.3 billion population than real estate. Will the new leadership make a difference?
Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors at the Mahindra Group talks about the challenges and opportunities in India's electric vehicle space.
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Alejandro Barbajosa, Vice President for Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, says an agreement to reduce production to 29 million barrels per day would be a strong signal.
Chatib Basri, former Finance Minister of Indonesia, and David Fernandez, Head of FICC Research for Asia-Pacific at Barclays, discuss Indonesia's economy.
Roman Scott, Chairman at Calamander Group, explains why the European and Japanese economy can't move forward based on monetary stimulus alone.