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Emerging markets have taken a beating overall in 2014, but analysts point to one 'BRIC' market as most attractive.
Apple and Samsung return to federal court for opening statements in their latest patent battle.
Recent resilience in the Australian dollar may have confused some investors, but Morgan Stanley says the upward momentum should remain for a while.
Despite China's consistently poor stock market track record, Goldman Sachs is upbeat on the outlook for stocks this year.
What a difference a few months can make. After being one of the most shunned asset classes last year, emerging markets are fast winning back investors' love.
China's focus on boosting consumption puts a billion new consumers into the world market and the impact is likely to be dramatic, says Li & Fung.
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In identifying which banks would be top choices for 2014, CNBC conducted a surveys based on themes that are currently being explored by various analysts.
Malaysia's economy may take a hit as tourists avoid the country in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' flight 370.
India's central bank on Tuesday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 8 percent in a widely anticipated move.
Inflation in India remains sticky and that's reason enough not to expect interest rates to fall anytime soon, says India's Kotak Mahindra Bank.
Malaysian authorities changed their account of the critical last communication from the missing Malaysian jet.
The monthly minimum wage in Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin will go up by between 11.4 percent and 12.3 percent, according to the China News Service.
For those Chinese firms positioned for a strengthening currency, the recent yuan weakening may spell significant earnings hit, analysts at Nomura say.
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp has made an offer to buy Wing Hang Bank for HK$38.428 billion ($4.95 billion).
There is no better time to raise Japan’s sales tax, former vice finance minister Eisuke Sakakibara said on Tuesday as a rise in the tax kicked in.
The Australia dollar jumped to its highest level in four months after the Reserve Bank of Australia left interest rates unchanged at a record low of 2.5 percent.
China's biggest banks more than doubled the level of bad loans they wrote off last year, in a sign that financial strains are mounting as growth slows. The FT reports.
Developing Asia will maintain steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from developed markets' recovery will offset China's slowdown, the ADB said.
The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) showed manufacturing activity continuing to expand in March, while the final HSBC PMI reading fell to an eight-month low of 48.
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Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.