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A subtle warning: investors should know that Alibaba founder Jack Ma might work against the company's best interests.
Alibaba's IPO marks both the end of the old Chinese Internet era and the beginning of the country's rise as a global leader in tech.
China's annual consumer inflation rose 1.8 percent in April, slower than March's 2.4 percent rise, data on Friday showed.
Raising Japan's female workforce participation won't just boost economic growth, it also offers significant investment potential, Goldman said.
Next week's federal budget in Australia is expected to be tough, yet analysts reckon the pain is unlikely to be as harsh as anticipated.
Geopolitical tensions in Asia have resurfaced, knocking Vietnam stocks down over 5 percent on Thursday.
Here's a timeline of recent developments highlighting friction in Asia over the South and East China Seas.
Japan's Toyota Motor forecast a 2.4 percent drop in net profit for the year to March 2015, below analyst estimates.
Malaysia's exports to China slipped in March, but trade ties won't face a long-term hit from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, Malaysia's trade minister said.
Angry Chinese nationalists finally woke up on Wednesday to the fact that Japanese and American companies have owned over half of Alibaba for years.
South East Asian countries clinched the top four spots in an education index produced by UK-based education and publishing company Pearsons.
Alibaba has agreed to help Amazon.com rival ShopRunner sell to China and handle delivery within the country.
The sacking of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could lead to more political unrest, prompting some to review their Thai growth forecasts.
China's exports and imports rose in April from the year-ago period, government data showed on Thursday, defying expectations for a dip on both figures.
Japanese stocks seem to have lost their luster, but according to global research house Capital Economics the Nikkei is set for a dramatic turnaround.
National Australia Bank on Thursday highlighted rising pressure on margins as it posted an 8.5 percent rise in cash earnings.
Calling China's property market a popping bubble might make for catchy headlines, but it isn't clear analysts really expect a massive downturn.
Tensions rise as Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in a part of the disputed South China Sea.
Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in a part of the disputed South China Sea where Beijing has deployed a giant oil rig.
While Japanese carmakers have fallen behind in the race to win over Chinese consumers, they are shifting into high gear to regain lost market share.
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