Japan data painted a divergent picture, with industrial production and inflation beating forecasts, but consumers kept their wallets shut despite a better jobs picture.» Read More
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.
China oil major CNPC is probing a 2013 oil deal as part of the mainland's sweeping corruption crackdown, taking down one of Premier Xi's political rivals.
China may be routinely underestimating its steel sector output, with official 2013 figures coming in 40 million tons below a key industry estimate.
While Singapore's property market has cooling signs, with volume of new private home sales halving, it has defied expectations of a sharp correction.
How does a poverty-stricken country like North Korea obtain cyber-capabilities to level a corporation the size of Sony?
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Michael Jones, chief investment officer & chairman of Riverfront Investment Group, says the exuberance in China's markets has been driven by monetary stimulus, instead of economic fundamentals.
Kathy Matsui, MD & Chief Japan Strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, explains why she remains upbeat about higher wages and real income growth in Japan over the coming months.
Michael Cluzel, CEO of Eatigo, says the Bangkok-based restaurant booking platform allows users to make bookings for discounted meals during the listed restaurants' off-peak hours.