Asia's emerging markets have been among the worst hit in the recent rout in global stocks, but Goldman Sachs advocates buying Seoul stocks now, on the basis that the market will fare well in a rising rate environment.» Read More
Despite recent volatility, Japanese companies stand out in one aspect making the Nikkei attractive.
The world's oldest person, 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura, died on Wednesday, Japanese media said.
Markets are disappointed with the Bank of Japan's inaction to calm a volatile bond market. Perhaps they shouldn't be, analysts say.
South Korean women have to overcome many obstacles at work after marriage and child birth. Long hours and lack of childcare force many to leave the workforce. The FT reports.
For all the worries among investors and policymakers over the rupee's sudden plunge to record lows, the Indian economy may now be in better shape to handle a depreciation.
Sony unveiled its next generation console priced at $399 on Monday, undercutting its rival Xbox, which had been launched just a few hours earlier, by $100.
After a month of equity and government bond market volatility, the Bank of Japan's inaction on Tuesday came as a letdown to investors expecting a more pro-active policy stance.
After 21 years of uninterrupted economic growth, the risk of Australia’s economy slipping into recession may be growing, analysts say.
With elections around the corner, former vice finance minister of Japan, says he's not hopeful PM Abe will announce any ground-breaking structural reforms.
There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept monetary policy steady and revised up its assessment of the economy, unfazed by recent market turbulence.
How far can the Nikkei fall? It could well be to 11,500 and any rebound will encounter resistance.
Selling the Japanese yen has been one of the hottest trades of the year, but the currency's rebound against the U.S. dollar in the past three weeks has some questioning whether the short-yen trade has now run its course.
Japan's SoftBank said on Tuesday that it has agreed with Sprint Nextel to raise its offer for the U.S. wireless operator to $21.6 billion.
A U.S. judge has revisited a censorship lawsuit by pro-democracy activists against Baidu and China, even after China invoked its authority as a sovereign nation to block the case.
Edward Snowden's decision to flee to Hong Kong as he prepared to expose the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs may not save him from prosecution.
Samsung's stock fell victim to heavy selling on Friday that wiped out $12 billion of the company's market value on concerns smartphone sales may underperform market expectations.
Why the yen could be gold's single biggest driver.
The top technology plays around aren't in the United States, Light Street Capital Founder Glen Kacher says.
The downturn in the world's second largest economy, China, could be the most drawn-out since the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis, said a new report.