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Investors ditched Lenovo shares as speculation of a third acquisition added to concerns about its aggressive dealmaking. The FT reports.
Japanese wage earners' total cash earnings rose 0.8 percent in December from a year earlier, a sign of a gradual pickup in salaries.
The Australian dollar saw a strong bounce back following more hawkish central bank rhetoric, but is the worst truly over for this battered currency?
Pressure on Thailand's government mounted when a flagship rice-buying scheme vital to its support stumbled closer to collapse.
Alarmist commentary may have stirred concerns on Singapore's economy, but amid the market rout, safe-haven seekers' faith in its currency appeared unshaken.
U.S. carmaker Tesla is taking a bold step to win over Chinese clients by curbing the markup to just half of what its rivals can command.
Asia's central bankers are being forced to juggle their jobs with what their governments have failed to do - steeling their economies for hard times.
Sony shares jumped nearly 8 percent to a one-week high after news that it is in talks to sell its loss-making Vaio personal computer business.
China's slowdown has been blamed on everything from the new year holiday to structural reforms, but it may just be the economy coming clean.
Countries are lining up to attract China's rich, creating a growing business and economy around selling them residency.
While the New Zealand dollar has been touted as the "hottest" trade of 2014, the country's finance minister says he would like to see it weaker.
Copper marked its longest losing streak in 18 years this week in what some describe as a bad omen for China, but others say it's no cause for alarm.
Fund manager Tres Knippa believes the troubles in Japan are far worse than they seem.
Despite Japan's brighter economic outlook and an improvement in corporate profits, the country's stocks are at the center of a global equity selloff.
A Hong Kong-based group has jumped into the Dubai property market, acquiring property assets of the troubled Dubai Pearl project.
Toyota Motor Corp raised its operating profit forecast for the financial year as the yen, which fell against the dollar, buoys profits.
Samsung could reveal its latest smartphone – the Galaxy S5 – sooner than expected, after the company sent out teasing invitations.
A Victorian mansion on Sydney Harbour has become a potent symbol of the city's buoyant property market, the FT reports.
The results of Thailand's weekend elections are likely irrelevant at best, so why are its shares bucking the regional selloff with a solid rally?
The Australian dollar was the clear outperformer in an otherwise dismal session in Asia on Tuesday, after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left interest rates on hold in its first policy meeting of the year.
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Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.