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Singapore has topped Tokyo to become the world’s most expensive city, according to a cost of living survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
China's property sector, already a nagging economic risk, may become a victim of the yuan's unexpected weakening as developers' debt costs may rise.
The Japanese government will set rules for trading bitcoin, and that will become the basis for guidelines applicable to similar currencies in future.
Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung was found guilty by a Hong Kong court on Monday of five counts of money-laundering in a high-profile trial.
Japan's latest batch of economic data and corporate earnings paint a slowly brightening picture, but shares can't seem to gain any traction.
China's prominence on Forbes magazine's hotly watched annual rich list is one of the strongest trends in the sector, editor Randall Lane told CNBC.
India's northern Hindi-speaking belt, home to around half a billion people, is taking off after decades of trailing industrialized seaboard states in the west and south.
North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
Mt.Gox, the troubled Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange, tried to signal it was on the long road to recovery, stating it would look to restore the business and recover damages.
Last June, an affiliate of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made an offer to its hundreds of millions of users: Give us your cash, and we will pay more than Chinese banks wil
By letting the yuan drop sharply against the U.S. dollar, Chinese authorities deterred excess inflows and proved the yuan not a constant one-way bet.
Strong growth dynamics driving Japan, China and South Korea economies should raise no particular concern in investors' minds.
Australian stocks have managed to buck declines striking much of the region, touching over five-year highs, but the gains could be getting lopsided.
China should remain the key focus this week, with the release of manufacturing activity data and the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress.
The final HSBC China Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 48.5 in February from 49.5 in January, its lowest in seven months.
After Airbus won against Boeing for the business of Japan Airlines last year, the firm's chief financial officer told CNBC Airbus was just "better."
China has overtaken Europe by building hundreds of thousands of masts to carry superfast 4G mobile signals. The FT reports.
Asian stock markets may suffer losses of as much as 2 percent Monday as investors shun equities, opting instead for relative safety, analysts said.
A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and another 109 injured.
Activity in China's factory sector slowed to an 8-month low in February, a government survey showed, reinforcing signs of a modest slowdown in the economy as demand weakens.
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