Chinese industrial sector profits posted their first annual rise since last September, in a sign margin pressure on firms might be easing.» Read More
China's Xiaomi is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore's GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, sources said.
Seoul prosecutors are investigating a data leak at South Korea's nuclear power operator, amid mounting worries about potential cyberattacks.
Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties debuts in Hong Kong on Tuesday in what will be Asia's biggest initial public offering this year, but market sentiment is far from strong, experts say.
Samsung Electronics is gearing up to release a low-cost Tizen-powered smartphone in the $100 price range, according to local media reports.
The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks may rank among the most devastating near-misses in the history of spycraft, The New York Times reports.
Tony Abbott reshuffled his cabinet to win public support, promoting the overseer of a tough immigration program and throwing out his defense minister.
A month after the Shanghai-Hong Kong trading link opened, demand has subdued and most activity has come from short-term speculative traders.
With the Christmas holiday approaching, the economic data calendar has started to lighten, but investors still have plenty to mull over as oil prices continue to fluctuate.
A flurry of acquisitions of coal assets by Japanese firms signals that some trading houses are betting a depressed coal market is bottoming out.
Christmas Eve surpasses Valentine's Day as the romantic dinner event for Japanese couples, but it highlights two major problems: low wages and low birth rates.
Japanese cities are the top destinations for Asia-Pacific travelers next year, Hotels.com told CNBC.
Obama administration seeks China's help in blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks, the New York Times reports.
North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the United States on the cyber attack against Sony Pictures, calls FBI accusation a 'slander'.
The FBI says an investigation has found information to confirm North Korea's involvement in the Sony cyberattack.
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has struck out at U.K. broadcaster BBC over allegations of poor working conditions.
China has revised the 2013 GDP figures by 3.4% to 58.8 trillion yuan, but said the revision will not affect economic growth this year.
After a ho-hum performance for most of 2014, analysts believe that Japan's Nikkei 225 will see better days in the year ahead.
Shares of electric car maker BYD rebounded on Friday, after management sought to reassure investors that operations were continuing as normal.
The Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy steady, as had been expected, but it raised its economic assessment, citing signs of a pickup in exports.
Chinese shoppers are cashing in on the ruble's sharp drop, snapping up goods in Russia at low prices before brands can respond to foreign exchange moves.
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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.