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The bitcoin exchange has lost nearly all the virtual currency in its systems and filed for bankruptcy protection.
As China's yuan heads toward its steepest ever weekly loss, some analysts told CNBC investors could be underestimating the importance of the move.
Subrata Roy, turned himself in after failing to appear at a hearing in a long-running dispute with the country's securities regulator.
Eight months of price rises suggest Japan is shaking off deflation, but analysts fear that it is still not getting the right kind of inflation.
The chief executive officer of Australia’s airline Qantas, Alan Joyce, told CNBC he was going to take a 38 percent pay cut on his $5 million salary.
The latest figures from Singapore's Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) show that SMS messaging fell to a 6 year low in 2013.
Data on Friday suggest a firm start to the year for Japan's economy, but economists note that consumers may be spending more now before April's sales-tax hike.
Bad loans are plaguing Vietnam's banks, with the problem's magnitude remaining a mystery, but investors are still pushing the stock market higher.
North Korea fired four short-range missiles over the sea off its eastern coast on Thursday, a media official at South Korea's Defence Ministry said.
Shanghai's government flagged that it would limit the use of taxi-hailing apps in the city and ban their use during rush hour. The FT reports.
The tightly controlled Chinese yuan will eventually supersede the dollar as the top international reserve currency, according to a new poll.
Amid the Mt.Gox debacle, Singapore welcomed its first bitcoin ATM on Thursday, allowing residents to exchange their cash for the virtual currency.
Despite a nationalistic reputation, more than a third of Chinese pick the U.S. as their ideal country - for now, a WPP survey found.
While Raguhram Rajan may have turned around sentiment towards the India, the economy appears to be stuck in a rut when it comes to growth.
If India's general elections were to be held today, the opposition BJP would likely win, according to the results of a poll by Pew Research Center.
Australia's struggling flag carrier Qantas unveiled a pre-tax loss of A$252 million ($224 million) on Thursday and said it would axe 5,000 full-time jobs.
Chinese handset manufacturer ZTE has launched an all-out attack on the Apple and Samsung-dominated smartphone market.
China continued minting billionaires, driven by technology, with a two-horse race developing in the country's internet sector, according to Hurun.
Singapore and Malaysia are grappling with some of the driest weather they have ever seen, forcing Singapore to ramp up supplies of recycled water.
A protracted political crisis in Thailand appears to be taking a growing strain on an economy that has proved resilient to turmoil in the past.
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Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities, says renewed tensions in Ukraine will fuel concerns of a supply disruption and that will lift oil prices higher in the weeks ahead.
After stripping out the base effects, the underlying trend in the inflation data does not reflect a downtrend, says Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director and Southeast Asia Economist at Nomura.
Robert Chow, Spokesman, Alliance for Peace and Democracy, says Beijing has always been clear about the degree of autonomy it will give Hong Kong. He also discusses the response from the city's citizens.