The South Korean coast guard said on Wednesday more than 300 people were unaccounted for missing from a ferry sinking off the southwest coast.» Read More
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners says that the Fed slowing down bond buying is a good thing since the US economy is recovering.
Just a few days after global finance ministers' and central bank chiefs' meeting in Moscow dismissed talk of a currency war, it appears that a battle is brewing in Asia.
Simon Cooper, President & Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Marriott International, talks about the company's Southeast Asian expansion plans, including projects in Thailand and India.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, sounds a warning over Asian growth being increasingly driven by increases in credit.
Accusations by a U.S. computer security company that a secretive Chinese military unit is likely behind a series of hacking attacks are scientifically flawed and hence unreliable, China said on Wednesday.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Bank of England is moving European markets today.
Tight-fisted companies in Japan may prove the biggest obstacle in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to push the sluggish economy into higher gear as they intend to keep a firm lid on wage levels.
Singapore may boast of the highest percentage of millionaires in the world, but retiring here is becoming even more difficult for the common man.
The recent hacking allegations against China puts another negative mark on the country's image as new leader Xi Jinping has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption.
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Holdings just sold all 360 rooms in the budget range Apex Horizon hotel in Kowloon, to hundreds of enthusiastic buyers.
A slew of strong earnings from Australian companies in recent days suggest the economy is in better shape than suspected and should help boost consumer and investor confidence in the months ahead, analysts said.
China's foreign direct investment inflows fell at their fastest rate in more than three years in January, highlighting the challenges it faces competing for funds with cheaper rivals in a sluggish global growth environment.
Vlad Martynov, CEO of Yota Devices, tells CNBC why their latest offering will change the way users interact with smartphones.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets traded higher despite a twenty-five percent dip in car registrations.
It's been a long seven-year itch, but Hong Kong Disneyland is finally making some money. The park made $14 million in the last financial year, while this is only about a 2.5 percent return on revenues of $550 million, it's still a profit.
The robust Australian dollar could actually get a whole lot stronger over the next two years, rising to as high as $1.30, but this is subject to strong gains in Asian equity markets.
A key Indonesian investor has sold his 10 percent holding in Bumi only days before a key vote on the miner's future, threatening Nat Rothschild's hopes of victory in the battle to win control of the company.
The long awaited recovery in Chinese stocks is here to stay, with the Shanghai Composite Index building on the surge seen late last year. Now analysts are expecting it to rally up to 30 percent in 2013.
Shares of SCMP Group, the publisher of the South China Morning Post, fell as much as 10 percent in resumed trade on Tuesday after it said it was in talks about the possible acquisition of a group of media companies.
Jason Hughes, Head of Premium Client Management at IG Markets says China hit its bottom at the end of 2012 and GDP growth could stabilize 8.5% this year. He also discusses the Japan markets.
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Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.