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As investors fret over the tapering off of U.S. monetary stimulus, a World Bank economist says such a move poses a particular risk to Asia.
The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady on Thursday, possibly matching the analysts' consensus view that the cut in May was the last one for the year.
Asia’s economic development and a growing consumer class means the temptation to return home for those Asian entrepreneurs with a Western education is strong, experts say.
Fitch Ratings returned India's sovereign outlook back to "stable" from "negative" a year after its initial downgrade, surprising markets with a validation of the government efforts.
North Korea blamed the South on Thursday for scuttling fresh dialogue that aimed to ease tensions between the rival Koreas.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency employee, told a Hong Kong newspaper on Wednesday that he plans to stay and fight extradition. The New York Times reports.
India, Brazil and Indonesia have all intervened to boost their currencies. How much things have changed from a few months ago.
Easy come, easy go - hot money is fast exiting emerging market equities, confirming worries over the negative consequences of ultra-loose monetary policy in the United States.
The world's oldest person, 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura, died on Wednesday, Japanese media said.
Markets are disappointed with the Bank of Japan's inaction to calm a volatile bond market. Perhaps they shouldn't be, analysts say.
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai made it clear he sees the console as one of the tentpole units that will lead the company back to prosperity. Early indications are Sony plans to do that by changing the closed gate philosophy it has held for so long.
Despite recent volatility, Japanese companies stand out in one aspect making the Nikkei attractive.
South Korean women have to overcome many obstacles at work after marriage and child birth. Long hours and lack of childcare force many to leave the workforce. The FT reports.
For all the worries among investors and policymakers over the rupee's sudden plunge to record lows, the Indian economy may now be in better shape to handle a depreciation.
Sony unveiled its next generation console priced at $399 on Monday, undercutting its rival Xbox, which had been launched just a few hours earlier, by $100.
After a month of equity and government bond market volatility, the Bank of Japan's inaction on Tuesday came as a letdown to investors expecting a more pro-active policy stance.
With elections around the corner, former vice finance minister of Japan, says he's not hopeful PM Abe will announce any ground-breaking structural reforms.
After 21 years of uninterrupted economic growth, the risk of Australia’s economy slipping into recession may be growing, analysts say.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept monetary policy steady and revised up its assessment of the economy, unfazed by recent market turbulence.
There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.
Stephen Schwartz, Chief Economist for Asia at BBVA, says that risky assets could see a bout of volatility when tapering happens.
Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should be careful before jumping into the stock, despite a 30% fall over the past two days.
Marty Mosby, Banking Analyst at Guggenheim Partners, tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the Volcker Rule has already been priced into banking stocks and interest rates.