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Australian jobs fell the most in nine months in December, a surprise blow for the economy that some say could revive expectations for a rate cut.
A surge in machinery orders is a sign that Japan Inc. is finally gaining traction, just what's needed to boost the country's growth prospects.
A commentary warning that Singapore is facing an Icelandic-style economic crash has yielded a response from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Korea Investment Corp will decide whether to sell its $1 billion stake in Bank of America, after watching its value fall by half since 2008.
China called on the IMF on Wednesday to stick to a commitment to give emerging markets more power at the world body.
India's headline inflation eased to a five-month low of 6.16 percent in December from a 14-month high, after vegetable prices softens.
China's shoppers may be gearing up for Lunar New Year gift giving, but that may not benefit the mainland's luxury players much, Goldman Sachs said.
Private home sales in one of the world's most expensive property markets fell sharply in December as the government's cooling measures take effect.
An investigation into a former People's Liberation Army general has found he personally benefited from real estate deals and building projects, sources say.
A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.
Thai protesters are still trying to oust the government remaining camped in Bangkok with no end to the political deadlock in sight.
It’s hard for China to get on top of its high local-government debt problem as it doesn't really know the full extent of debt levels, according to China Beige Book International.
After three lean years, Hong Kong bankers are looking forward to a surge in fees in 2014 as the city regains its swagger with a slew of big-money IPO.
China Investment Corp. (CIC), China's sovereign wealth fund, is shifting its focus away from the energy sector towards investments in infrastructure.
Hoteliers are upping their game in Japan, where the number of tourists spiked to a record high last year.
Suntory said on Monday it plans to buy Beam for $16 billion, including debt, making the Japanese company the world's third-largest maker of distilled drinks.
The Philippines aims to recover three paintings that a former aide of Imelda Marcos has been jailed in the United States for trying to sell.
Prospects of rising interest rates have dampened demand for real estate trusts globally, but they may see a resurgence in Australia, Morgan Stanley said.
Japan's current account remains record deficit in November and remained in the red for a second consecutive month.
Thai anti-government protestors are trying to "shut down" Bangkok until they oust the government, but their tactics may not be living up to the hype.
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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.