Chinese stocks were on fire on Monday after Beijing pulled out fresh stops to put a floor under share prices, but strategists remain on edge.» Read More
After Malaysia's ruling coalition won a tightly-fought election on Monday, analysts are turning bullish on the country's currency, expecting the ringgit to strengthen.
Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday.
A Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) meeting on Tuesday is expected to be one of the main highlights for Asian markets this week, with traders split as to whether the central bank will deliver an interest rate cut to boost economic growth.
Malaysia's financial markets witnessed a historic day Monday as the benchmark stock index soared to an all-time high after the country's ruling coalition returned to power.
A Hong-Kong entrepreneur spent 18 months operating branded clothing retail stores in India before deciding it was impossible to succeed without paying bribes.
Malaysia's governing coalition extended its half-century rule despite its worst-ever performance in a general election, potentially undermining Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Banks in Singapore are urgently scrutinizing their account holders as an imminent deadline on stricter tax evasion measures forces them to decide whether to send some of their wealthiest clients packing.
Manufacturers are gravitating toward wireless connections for Apple’s products, which is helping the market for competitors’ mobile devices.
A unit of Sinopec Group and brokerage China Galaxy Securities are launching Hong Kong IPOs on Monday seeking to raise up to $3.5 billion in total, injecting life into Asia's moribund IPO markets.
Japan's monetary policy and its sliding currency may have an unintended side-effect: pushing the country back into the embrace of nuclear technology.
Facebook earnings had the Street talking social media and mobile in tech this week. But investors may not want to ignore Microsoft, say analysts.
On Wednesday, the WTO will decide whether an insider or an outsider will break the deadlock in global trade talks.
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.
Bangladesh urged the European Union not to take tough measures against its textile industry after a factory collapse that killed 550 people.
Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country's latest food safety scandal.
Currency war rhetoric, left for dead after the G-20 summit last month, could resurface as another major central bank eases monetary policy, pummeling its currency lower, one analyst said.
India's central bank has said that further monetary easing would be difficult, economists beg to differ.
A record high yuan in the face of recent road bumps in China's economy is testament that Beijing remains confident in the health of the world's second largest economy.
Dutch artist Florentijin Hofman's RUBBER DUCK sailed into Hong Kong's harbor on Thursday. CNBCs Bernie Lo gives his views on the 1.65-meter floating installation.
India's central bank cut its policy interest rate by 25 basis points on Friday for the third time since January, as expected, but said there is little room to ease monetary policy further.
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Lara Magnusen, VP, director, investment products at Altegris Investments, discusses the impact of Greece and Iran nuclear talks on the price of crude oil.
Dan Scott, VP, investment strategy & research at Credit Suisse, says European markets will likely see a flight to safety on Monday, with periphery markets in for greater volatility.
On Monday, shares of Toshiba plunged as much as 5 percent amid an ongoing independent investigation into accounting irregularities. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports.