While Singapore's property market has cooling signs, with volume of new private home sales halving, it has defied expectations of a sharp correction.» Read More
South Korea's Hyundai Motor said its net profit fell by the most in five quarters, as the local currency's sharp gain and higher U.S. discounts to entice customers overshadowed solid April-June vehicle sales in China and at home.
SK Hynix said shipment growth would slow in the third quarter as it posted its first drop in quarterly profit in two years.
Samsung releases video poking fun at the Apple users' apparent excitement over the iPhone 6's rumoured new screen size.
South Korea's economy grew 0.6 percent in April-June over the previous quarter, the slowest in over a year due to sluggish consumption.
LG Electronics said its profit rose 26.5 percent from a year earlier, beating estimates, as its mobile business profited for the first time in a year.
New Zealand's central bank raised rates but said it would pause as it looked at the impact of its tightening and watched inflation.
The Kiwi was crushed as the country's central bank warned against the currency's strength following its decision to hike interest rates.
China's manufacturing activity rose to an 18-month high in July, according to a private survey Thursday, as the government's stimulus measures worked their magic, consolidating a recovery in the world's second biggest economy.
While the skies in Singapore has been smog-free thus far, its tourism sector is bracing itself for a recurrence of last year's severe air pollution.
Hong Kong's Causeway Bay may lose its crown as a slowdown in mainland tourists hits store sales, paving the way for its first drop in a decade.
Japan's monthly streak of trade deficits hit a two-year mark in June, as exports continued to stay weak while imports remained high.
Standard Chartered has called a halt to its grand expansion as it seeks to conserve capital amid the worst drop in profits for more than 12 years.
India stocks have sped ahead, rallying more than 23 percent so far this year, but Goldman Sachs sees a potential speed bump from looming share sales.
Alibaba's foray into online financial services was expected to disrupt China's bank sector, but now some believe it's no longer particularly radical.
Despite dire predictions that China faced a slew of defaults, few mainland borrowers have welshed amid various stripes of government intervention.
A TransAsia Airways plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire.
Hopes are high for Indonesia's Joko Widodo, and he now faces the task of implementing reforms while appeasing coalition partners.
The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King, as well as McDonald's products from Japan.
India's Supreme Court has allowed detained tycoon Subrata Roy to leave prison for a few hours a day to negotiate sales of trophy hotel properties.
The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in the Constitutional Court.
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Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management, says U.S. equities are merely retracing after recent steep declines due to crumbling oil prices.
The 8th Extreme Sailing series held the last leg of its world tour in Sydney last week. CNBC's Matthew Taylor got a taste of the action up close and personal.
Beijing reportedly plans to restrict illegal money transfers from China to Macau, as part of its anti-graft drive. Jonathan Galaviz, Partner at Global Market Advisors, says the clean-up will benefit Macau's long term health.