The bloodbath in Chinese stocks extended into Friday amid reports the securities regulator has launched a market manipulation probe.» Read More
Japan's financial regulator has begun testing regional banks to determine how much their earnings would suffer if long-term interest rates remain low.
China is looking at signing an agreement with the U.S. to target assets illegally taken out of the mainland by corrupt officials amid a continuing anti-graft battle.
Asia's economic data calendar is thin for the last week of 2014 and market attention will likely fall on a private survey of the mainland's manufacturing activity.
The disappearance of AirAsia flight QZ8501 is unlikely to dent long-term demand for the airline's cheap fares, aviation experts told CNBC.
Hong Kong's derivatives market is thriving as foreign funds prevented from using the HK-Shanghai trading link look for a back door to access China stocks.
Major Japanese firms plan to return their excess cash to shareholders, spurning Abe's call for employers to lift salaries.
Cost conscious shoppers in Singapore, one of the world's most expensive cities, are increasingly shopping online to take advantage of lower prices.
Yen weakness is driving up the cost of Japan's food imports, but analysts say pinched pocketbooks won't slow consumers' taste for meals from overseas.
Hemlock Semiconductor blamed an escalating U.S.-China solar trade war for the recent closure of a Tennessee factory.
An AirAsia Indonesia-Singapore flight with 162 people on board lost contact with air traffic control, with search operations suspended for the night.
North Korea's Internet connectivity was interrupted yet again, experts at DYN Research reported, adding to tensions between the nation and the U.S.
Japan approved $29 billion of stimulus spending to help lagging regions and households, but analysts are skeptical of how much of a growth boost it will offer.
China's trade will grow 3.5 percent in 2014, implying it will miss official targets, according to a report on a government website that was later revised.
Thailand's central bank said the country's economy will barely grow this year and cut its 2015 forecast, mainly on expectations exports will remain lackluster.
Facebook has laid a foundation for entering China, but it could morph its product depending on what the Chinese government will allow.
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.
When it comes to work, Singaporeans think global, picking heavyweight multinational companies as their top choices, a poll found.
India's long-held position as the world's top diamond polisher is being challenged by soaring output from China.
Samsung Electronics is planning a new product launch next year based on its own operating system as it tries to free itself from Android.
Survivors and relatives of victims gather on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Asia's 2004 tsunami that still leaves a mark in Asia.
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