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Baidu, China's leading internet search provider, has launched a mobile payment and wealth management platform.
India's wholesale prices-based inflation accelerated to a three-month high in March, driven up by increases in food and fuel costs.
Alibaba Group accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, a timely lift as it prepares for a public offering in the U.S.
Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in first-quarter shipments compared with the previous quarter due to weather disruptions in Australia and Canada.
Hayman Capital's Kyle Bass believes Wall Street's recent declines in the biotech and social media sector shows cracks in the Japanese economy.
Underwhelming Chinese loan data prompted a sharp selloff in the country's stock markets Tuesday, but some analysts say the data is good news.
After last year's massive bullion buying spree, China's gold fever is set to cool in 2014, said the World Gold Council.
Singapore's property market has entered a standoff between bargain-seeking buyers and developers sticking to their pricing guns, with March sales dropping.
Australia has approved a second airport for Sydney, in the government's latest move to improve the infrastructure in the country's biggest city.
China will have investors on edge on Wednesday with the release of its GDP figures which are expected to show growth grinding down to a 5-year low.
Australia's central bank said economic developments have not swayed its resolve to keep interest rates steady for a while.
A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner had its first mission cut short after exceeding its depth limit.
Chinese banks made 1.05 trillion yuan ($168.8 billion) worth of new yuan loans in March, in line with a forecast of 1 trillion yuan.
Australia has several characteristics conducive for commercializing its shale-rich regions.
China has slipped off the radar of many Asian companies seeking acquisitions, with Southeast Asia now the favored market, a CFO survey found.
Local governments in Sweden are testing out a six-hour work day, but could a similar plan ever work in Asia?
A number of trailing spouses in Singapore are turning their hands to business, eschewing a common image of expat wives having coffee.
Japan's sales tax hike isn't just spurring concerns that its domestic economy may slow, some analysts worry the malaise may spread across the region.
Chinese stocks have been described as cheap for years but one analyst told CNBC that now is really prime time for bargain hunting in some sectors.
Glencore Xstrata has sold its interest in the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru to a Chinese consortium in a $6 billion cash deal.
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