The South Korean coast guard said on Wednesday more than 300 people were unaccounted for missing from a ferry sinking off the southwest coast.» Read More
A coroner's inquiry in the city-state concluded on Monday that American engineer Shane Todd had committed suicide, a verdict at odds with his family's belief that he was murdered.
Described as the engines of growth for Asia's economies, small-and-medium businesses are giving the region a turbo boost.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, lists the most prominent headwinds investors in Hong Kong and China should be keeping an eye out for.
Ace Hardware has become the first U.S. business to announce a partnership to open a franchise in the war-torn country. It means more than a mere business opportunity.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors look ahead to U.S. jobs data today.
Simon Smiles, chief investment officer of the ultrahigh net worth segment at UBS Wealth Management, highlights investment trends in light of the diverging stance in global central banks.
Singapore's Temasek Holdings says the size of its portfolio soared to a record high in the financial year ending March 2013.
Hong Kong IPOs have recently been unprofitable. Philippe Espinasse, Author of "IPO: A Global Guide", explains the factors impacting the deteriorating situation
Mirza Baig, Head of Exchange and Interest Rate Strategy at BNP Paribas, discusses a financial gap calculator to find out which countries would be able to hold out a complete freeze in credit markets.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investor sentiment is curbed by fears of a banking crisis in Portugal and political unrest.
The executives involved in the scandal surrounding Japanese camera maker Olympus have been given suspended sentences for their role in the accounting fraud.
Nizam Idris, Managing Director and Head Strategist Fixed Income and Currencies, Macquarie Bank, explains why emerging markets have been unable to claw back losses.
As policy makers keep liquidity tight in China, Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered explains where investors can still find rewards.
Japanese stocks will outperform the global market and the Nikkei could reach 16,000 by the end of 2013, according to Lothar Mentel, the CIO of Paradigm Group.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stock-specific news weighed down individual indexes.
Manufacturing surveys released this week are a worry for Asia as it would only point to signs of weakness and cement the case for further monetary stimulus, economists say.
Propaganda authorities have told local media to tone down their reporting to help stabilize financial markets. The Financial Times reports.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, warns that markets still have not fully factored in a slowdown in the Chinese economy.
Japan's multi-pronged attempts to stave off prolonged stagnation in the country will ultimately fail, the former chief executive of camera and medical equipment maker Olympus told CNBC on Monday.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as key economic data helped push stocks to the upside.
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Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.