The Bank of Japan ended a two-day meeting on Wednesday with a decision to leave monetary policy unchanged and a promise to monitor volatile bond markets.» Read More
Speculation that the Chinese government will implement further measures to cool the country's bubbly property market has sent stocks of major Chinese developers tumbling in recent weeks. But analysts tell CNBC this provides investors an opportunity to hunt for bargains.
The chairman of Japan Airlines (JAL), which has had to ground its entire fleet of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft after a battery fire, had reservations from the start on relying on one vendor.
Reports that Japan's government will likely nominate Haruhiko Kurodo, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing, as the next Bank of Japan (BOJ) chief, do not come as a surprise.
Hong Kong is imposing higher stamp duties and home loan curbs on property transactions, officials said on Friday.
South Korea's new president faces not only a hostile North Korea that seeks nuclear weapons but now new pressure on its exporters and growth prospects from neighboring Japan's yen devaluation.
China's central bank moved earlier this week to drain liquidity from the market for the first time in eight months, leading to speculation over whether the world's second largest economy has embarked on a tightening cycle.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box takes a look back at what made headlines this week.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to spend more than $100 billion on infrastructure in the next 15 months to help revive his country's economy. But does the ultra-modern nation need it?
China's new home prices rose an average of 0.8 percent in January from a year earlier, snapping 10 months of decline and raising the risk Beijing may seek to bolster a three-year campaign to curb property inflation.
Australia's central bank governor said on Friday there is already a good deal of interest rate stimulus in the economy, but reiterated the bank could lower rates further if needed.
Singapore's economy expanded faster than initially forecast in the fourth quarter, government data showed on Friday.
Two bombs placed on bicycles exploded in a crowded market-place in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking to put a strong U.S.-Japan alliance on full display in the face of potential threats in Asia when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday.
"I don't expect a crash. But I think for the time being, the market has peaked out" and "bonds, which are extremely oversold, could rebound," Faber said on CNBC.
The unveiling of Sony's highly anticipated PlayStation 4 (PS4) – its first video game console in seven years – may be touted as a major step in turning around the struggling tech giant's fortunes, but one analyst said the firm didn't reveal enough.
The recent run-up in sovereign bond yields combined with a recovery in global growth could lead to a crash in bond prices similar to the one seen in 1994, said AMP Capital in a report.
Financier Nat Rothschild, co-founder of coal miner Bumi, was defeated in his bid to oust the company's current chairman and chief executive on Thursday, losing a public showdown with Indonesia's influential Bakrie family.
Foxconn has imposed a recruitment freeze across most of its factories in China as it slows production of Apple's iPhone 5.
Marriott International is in talks with possible business partners in Myanmar and may use the same investment model used in India.
The world's fifth-largest wind-turbine supplier, Suzlon Energy, expects India's budget next week to reinstate incentives aimed at encouraging businesses to invest in more wind power.
The Australian dollar has had a swift, hard fall and now Goldman Sachs is predicting it could fall to as low as $0.80.
More fund managers are growing increasingly bearish on the outlook for China, believing "a hard landing" for the economy and a "commodity collapse" are currently the biggest tail risks facing markets, a monthly survey by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch show
Japan surpassed expectations in the first quarter, expanding at its fastest pace in a year, but an important pillar of growth was missing.
John Rogers, President and CEO of CFA talks the importance of creating a professional standard in the financial industry.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO of Rogers Investment Advisors talks Sony and Japanese economic reforms.
Rob Ryan, Director, Market Strategy, APAC at RBS see USD/JPY movements as primarily a U.S. rates story. Uwe Parpart of Reorient Financial Markets joins the conversation.