The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Wednesday warned of risks associated with the booming property market, adding that it may take measures to tighten bank lending to cool the sector.» Read More
Australian parents put less emphasis on their children pursuing higher education than other developed markets, HSBC research has found.
Soon, India's population will beat China to be the most populous country. If Modi's election were to transform India, it would transform the world.
China said it will let 10 local governments sell municipal bonds in an attempt to clean up the country's $3 trillion public debt problem.
Thailand was calm on Wednesday, a day after the military declared martial law but uncertainty loomed over a country that has been rocked by months of streets protests.
Myanmar's burgeoning hotel market is set for another year of record growth in 2014, according to property research firm Jones Lang LaSalle.
Moody's joined the drumbeat of pessimism on China property, cutting its view to negative, but it expects many developers' finances to remain stable.
Analysts say the BOJ is showing growing confidence in its outlook for the country, despite concerns the hike in the sales tax hike that took effect in April will hamper growth.
Thailand's caretaker prime minister said on Tuesday he had asked the Election Commission to organise an election on Aug. 3.
A famed private equity investor tells CNBC that he can't predict when Japan's economy will snap out of its doldrums.
China banks are set to raise $120 billion due to slowing growth and bad debts, but the funds could hurt earnings as investors demand a premium.
Japan's exports rose 5.1 percent in April from a year earlier, above analyst forecasts in a Reuters poll for a 4.8 percent rise, data Wednesday showed.
Despite the turmoil, investors haven't wavered from the view that the business of Thailand isn't its politics, but martial law may change their minds.
US technology companies will likely bear the brunt of soured ties between Beijing and Washington over Internet security.
The U.S. wants Beijing to know industrial espionage is not fair game -- that's the real point behind criminal charges against five Chinese hackers.
The historic mandate won by India's BJP party has amped up enthusiasm for Indian stocks, with banks raising their targets for the Sensex index.
Putin hopes to sign a multi-billion dollar gas agreement with China, ending false starts and wrangling over a deal seen as vital to both sides.
The prospect of further monetary stimulus in Japan following a sales tax hike is looking less likely amid signs the economy is holding up well.
Economists are putting their forecasts for Thailand under the knife after the economy contracted more than expected in the first quarter.
Chinese police have charged several former GlaxoSmithKline employees as the British drug maker is accused of evading million in Chinese taxes.
The Philippines has grabbed headlines with its stellar economic expansion, but there's a grim side lurking in the growth story.
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