Japan's March retail sales plunged 9.7 percent on-year, well below expectations, after last year's sales were front-loaded ahead of a sales-tax hike.» Read More
China, Hong Kong, and Malaysia should be on investors' worry list amid expectations for a U.S. rate hike in 2015, HSBC warned.
Billionaire Alisher Usmanov's investment in Alibaba has soared more than 500 percent since he first invested in the group, he told CNBC.
Geopolitical tensions in Asia show no sign of abating amid new Chinese activity in disputed maritime territories.
Asia shares are set for a slightly better year after 2014's low returns, but bigger gains will come from reform plays in China and India, Goldman said.
The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect met a lackluster response during its first week, but strategists aren't writing off the program yet.
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China's interest rate cut was a welcome surprise for markets, but economists caution that the move is no magic fix for the slowing economy.
South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades.
A bid by China to rein in its "shadow banking" activity is producing results, thanks to slowing economic growth and tighter regulation.
Casino operators in the world's largest gaming market may get a much-needed fillip from new rules regarding border crossings with China, experts say.
As the month of November draws to a close and markets await the seasonal "Santa rally", investors will likely be looking out for these in the week ahead.
China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, said sources involved in policy-making.
China's economy is slowing as global demand remains too low for its manufacturing capacity and labor costs rise, Peter Baum said.
Alibaba wowed the markets Thursday with its ground-breaking US$8 billion debut dollar bond.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday dissolved the lower house of parliament, setting the stage for snap elections next month.
Chinese restaurant chains and consumer electronic brands may soon compete in the international marketplace, according to a new report.
China plans to revamp the scheme it uses to allocate quotas for agricultural imports, as part of efforts to stamp out corruption and to rein in record state grain stockpiles.
Asian central bankers are confronted with a balancing act of supporting growth whilst guarding against volatility from a normalization of U.S. rates.
Growth in the world's second largest economy could slow to as little as 5 percent in the near-term, but that's no cause for concern, one analyst said.
Home prices in Hong Kong, one of the world's most expensive property markets, could see double-digit declines next year, forecasts from major banks show.
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Yoon Chou Chong, investment director at Aberdeen Asset Management, Singapore, says Indian shares are taking a breather due to factors like rising valuations and the debate on the minimum alternate tax.
The high pricing of Apple's products make them more desirable, much to the dismay of competitors like Samsung which is seeing a drop in influence in China, says Bryan Ma, VP of IDC.
Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, says Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington shows that Japan is "behind the U.S. all the way."