The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
The IPO could open the gates to other Chinese companies listing on US exchanges and ultimately, competing against US companies eye-to-eye.
China's plans to establish a shale industry to rival the U.S.'s could be a blow for some of the world's poorest gas exporters.
Thai stocks hit their lowest level in almost one month Wednesday on renewed concerns about political turmoil.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is relatively unknown in the U.S. But that's about to change.
All Japan's economy needs to take off is a small shift in consumption, according to Jeremy Bennett, chief executive of Nomura International.
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific's "too sexy" uniforms for female flight attendants have made sexual harassment concerns a sky-high issue.
As the cracks in China's housing market deepen, the country's major property developers are scouring the world for new opportunities.
Alibaba has filed for a U.S. initial public offering which will see it become the largest Chinese firm to list in New York.
As the Australian dollar edged lower amid more sub-par Chinese economic data this week, analysts say the currency may have topped out.
Expansion in China's services industry slowed slightly in April, with employment growth dipping to a seven-month low, a survey showed on Wednesday.
Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday, police said.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived at the Constitutional Court to defend herself against charges of abuse of power.
China about to top the US as world's leading economic power? Sorry, not true, says Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel. Here's why.
The use of commodities as collateral in China has sparked a slump in iron ore prices, but Fortescue's CEO says volatility will blow over by year-end.
With a number of casino expansion projects underway in Macau, investors are questioning whether the world's largest casino market is at risk of saturation.
The prospect of labor market deregulation is creating anxiety amongst workers in Japan, says the country's biggest umbrella body for labor unions.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday left interest rates unchanged at a record low of 2.5 percent, in line with market expectations.
Smaller Chinese banks have ramped up their shadow lending activity, adding to the financial risks that threaten to trip up the world's second-biggest economy.
Southeast Asia's largest economy is likely to remain in the doldrums this year, but could rebound in the final quarter, economists told CNBC.
The Chinese government has imposed new limits on foreign brands of milk powder and infant formula.
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