South Korea is cracking down on dissent as governments across Asia are taking similar steps, to the alarm of activists, democrats and many citizens. The Financial Times reports.» Read More
While Hong Kong protesters brave tear gas to battle for democratic ideals, stock traders are lining up bets on how to make money on the turmoil.
The dollar on Wednesday hit a new high six-year high against the yen, breaching 110 for the first time since August 2008.
China's manufacturing activity stayed steady in September, data showed Wednesday, a sign that economic growth is stabilizing.
Protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on the anniversary of the founding of the PRC, ratcheting up pressure on Beijing.
Incoming Indonesian president Joko Widodo is trying to manage the expectations of his supporters and investors.
Business sentiment in Japan improved in the three months to September, the Bank of Japan's Tankan survey showed on Wednesday.
As the fourth quarter kicks off, there's one market in Asia that has investors excited: Japan.
Government officials say protests are hurting Hong Kong's short- and long-term economy, but many say otherwise.
China remains mum amid Hong Kong's worst uprising in decades, but speculation over how mainland authorities will tackle the issue is mounting.
Protesters in Hong Kong are getting a lot of international exposure, but the outcry may mask the territory's fading importance to the mainland.
China will relax mortgage rules for second-home buyers to shore up its cooling housing market, the central bank and banking regulator said.
Ten days after its global launch, the iPhone 6 was finally approved to be sold in China.
India's central bank kept its key policy repo rate unchanged at 8.0 percent on Tuesday, as widely expected, while expressing concerns about risks to its target to bring consumer inflation down to 6 percent by January 2016.
Social media among Hong Kong protesters pose a "nightmare scenario" for Chinese censors, experts say. NBC News reports.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.
Australian policy makers have two housing markets to worry about, and it's a toss up which carries the most risk.
Japan's industrial production fell 1.5 percent on month in August, below expectations for a 0.2 percent rise, data showed on Tuesday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen U.S. company chiefs on Monday that he is committed to liberalizing his country's economy.
The emerging markets most at risk to the Fed's forthcoming rate hike will be different from those that suffered from last year's "taper tantrum".
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Gina Sanchez, Chairwoman & Founder of Chantico Global, expects any action from the central bank to be delayed since markets are experiencing an illusion of strong demand recovery in the U.S.
Tim Bajarin, President of tech research and advisory firm Creative Strategies, says Apple won't be losing its focus in the mainland anytime soon.
David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research, says the U.S. tech giant is looking to extend its leadership in China ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday next month.