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The U.S.'s ability to reach "escape velocity" is extremely important to the global economy, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan told CNBC.
The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.
The U.S. dollar's bull run has been a headwind for Asian currencies in recent months, but one outlier is swimming against the tide: the Chinese yuan.
Panasonic and other Japanese manufacturers are hoping to turn their knack for robotics into commercial reality. The Financial Times reports.
Macau casino stocks have lost almost a third of their value this year, sparking speculation over whether a bottom is near.
The change in how Australia's government calculated unemployment figures in the last three months is surprising and confusing, but doesn't change soft labor market conditions, analysts say.
Japan's core machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital spending, rose for the third straight month in August.
Leaders among students and the "Occupy" movement say they are doubtful of an outcome that will pacify radical and moderate demonstrators.
A government move to reduce crucial fuel price subsidies could hit Southeast Asia's largest economy hard, analysts warn.
With a $14.5 million price tag, the "World's most sought after" emerald jewelry aims to capture shifting demand for high-end jewelry in Asia.
Australia is making changes to employment figures for the past three months that would show far fewer jobs created in August than first reported.
Growth in China's retail sales during the long "Golden Week" holiday slowed to 12.1 percent from a 13.6 percent rise in the same period last year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an ambitious plan to streamline a bloated and inefficient welfare system by paying for everything.
Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid.
Indonesia's president-elect is refusing to compromise his principles by building support in parliament in exchange for plum jobs.
Chinese stocks wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday, the first trading session after a week-long holiday closure.
CY Leung, Hong Kong's chief executive, took an around $6.4 million payment from Australian company UGL, according to a report in Australian newspaper The Age.
Pro-democracy protests dwindled to a few hundred after activist leaders agreed to talks with the government which are all but certain to go nowhere.
Japan's current account balance narrowed in August but remained in the black for a second straight month.
Falling property prices in Singapore have provided some much needed relief for the nation's banking sector, analysts told CNBC.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."