The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Japan's labor shortage is nearing crisis in some industries, curbing operations, pushing up wages and potentially crimping a recovery in the economy.
China will lower its intervention in the currency market, reaching an understanding on an issue that has hurt ties between the U.S. and China for years.
Investors poured funds into Japan stocks last year on hopes of more Bank of Japan easing, but it looks like next week's meeting will disappoint again.
Singapore's real-estate trusts have recovered to around the highest levels since last year's "taper tantrum," but Nomura says the rally may end soon.
China will overtake the U.K. and Japan to become the second-largest global equity market by 2030, a report by investment bank Credit Suisse says.
Samsung has been hit by claims of hiring child workers, after assuring investors that there was no underage labor involved in making its products.
Strong economic growth and rising inflation have raised the odds that Malaysia's central bank could hike rates for the first time in three years.
The rupiah rallied nearly 5 percent against the dollar in the run up to the presidential election, but analysts say strength is unlikely to last.
Indian PM Modi's new government unveiled a budget it said can revive growth after the longest slowdown in 25 years even while curbing borrowing.
China released improved trade data that missed expectations on Thursday, figures that suggest external demand remains weak and domestic recovery fragile, analysts say.
China's automotive industry continued to power ahead in the first half of this year, but one sector has been left behind.
Indonesian stocks jumped more than 2 percent to one-year highs on Thursday, as investors bet on an election win by Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo.
India's watershed election has laid the foundation for economic reforms – but now the real test begins.
Australia jobs posted a rise, but did not prevent the unemployment rate from matching a decade peak of 6 percent as more people went looking for work.
Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell 19.5 percent in May from the previous month.
Indonesians began voting in a presidential election between the old guard who flourished under autocratic rule and a new breed of politician.
As the kiwi trades within striking distance of its post-float high, the trade that's been on fire since mid-2013 looks unstoppable, analysts say.
Both candidates claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election, setting up for a constitutional battle to decide who will lead.
The US is developing new military tactics to deter China’s territorial advances in the South China Sea, the Financial Times reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first budget, due Thursday, will tell investors whether India's market has room to run.
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