Apple has reclaimed its crown as the world's most valuable brand, worth a staggering $247 billion, according to WPP and Milward Brown.» Read More
Hitting back at critics that labeled Xiaomi a "copycat", Hugo Barra said the company has "grown up", pointing to its latest smartphone as proof.
Both the Swiss franc and the yen will remain where traders flee for safety, despite the SNB's surprise move to remove its euro peg- analysts.
China is investigating spy chief Ma Jian for corruption, the latest senior official felled by President Xi's ever-widening crackdown on graft.
Global investors may be skeptical on Southeast Asia, but emerging markets guru Mark Mobius told CNBC that he remains extremely bullish on the region.
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.
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Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, explains why this week's meeting of finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies will be a non-event for markets.
Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, says price discounts could help to maintain the PlayStation 4's sales momentum.
Mark Makepeace, chief executive of FTSE Group, discusses the FTSE Russell's move to launch two transitional indexes that will include China's A-shares.