A recovery in India's credit growth could elude its banks until early 2016, despite an economy that likely outpaced China in the first quarter.» Read More
The PBOC will increase its relending quota by $8.1 billion this year, stepping up efforts to spur loans to the agriculture and small business segments.
For the first time in 24 years, no company listed on Japan's stock markets went bankrupt, a sign Abenomics is working for companies in capital markets.
BOJ may expand two loan schemes to encourage commercial banks to lend more and extend beyond their current March expiry date next week, says sources.
Setback pm Hyundai's potential investor reveals how "chaebols" can no longer count on an acquiescent market to back murky decisions.
China's upcoming GDP release could possibly throw another punch at commodities should it underperform expectations, warn analysts.
Singapore's investors are increasingly gloomy over the country's outlook as ahead of the island nation's 50th anniversary, according to a new survey.
BlackBerry denied reports that it was in talks with Samsung about a potential takeover, sending the stock down some 15 percent in extended trading.
China's budget smartphone maker Xiaomi took the wraps off its new flagship phablet, the Xiaomi Note, at its launch event Beijing on Thursday.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday surprised markets by cutting its key interest rate, in a bid to spur growth in Asia's third-largest economy and on the back of evidence that inflation has slowed.
Most Japanese companies appear unwilling to spend, adding doubts over the ability to recover amid slowing global economic growth, particularly China.
Australia added more jobs than expected in December, lowering expectations for a near-term rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Japan's core machinery orders rose a smaller-than-expected 1.3 percent in November, suggesting capital expenditure among manufacturers could weaken.
Slowdown in rural India goes against Indian PM Narendra Modi's promise of "better days" - new jobs and development to lift Indians out of poverty.
Samsung launched a smartphone in India based on its own Tizen operating system.
Hong Kong chief executive's pledge to resolve the housing affordability crisis seems long on promise, but falls short on solutions, analysts said.
Reports that Alibaba may ink a deal to link the world's two fastest-growing e-commerce markets is a shot in the arm for its growth plan, analysts say.
Xiaomi's ad campaign for its upcoming launch event aims to build the suspense as the iPhone maker Apple does before its product launches.
Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved a record $812 billion budget, while cutting new borrowing for a third year in a bid to balance growth and fiscal reform.
Analysts remain bearish on the Australian dollar, with some tipping a slide to the Australian central bank’s $0.75 target this year.
The crash in oil prices has benefits for Japan, but analysts caution that cheaper oil may dash any hopes of the BOJ reaching its 2% inflation target.
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Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, attributes the wider-than-expected decline in Japan's April import volumes to the plunge in oil prices from a year ago period.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble asks Masoud Barzani, President of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, how worried he is about the future of Iraq amid ISIS' advance.
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