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The Nikkei index has been soaring, but one technician says the Japanese rally shows no signs of easing up.
Beijing was pushed into launching the AIIB by U.S. refusal to give China more clout in existing institutions, Bernanke said. The FT reports.
China's low-cost smartphone maker Xiaomi launched a foray into U.S and Europe this week, but don't expect its handsets there anytime soon.
India Prime Minister Modi plans to provide millions of farmers with income insurance tied to crop prices, but it may not ease rural distress much.
South Korea confirmed five more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing to 30 the number of infected people. Two people have died.
Australia's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter, but analysts were concerned about the quality of the data.
Wanda Cinema Line, a unit of China's leading property developer Dalian Wanda Group, said it would buy Australian cinema chain Hoyts Group.
More than a day after the Oriental Star capsized, most of the 456 people on board were still missing on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.
Asia is the best bet for emerging markets for the next six months says UBS's Jorge Mariscal.
Divers on Tuesday pulled three people alive from inside an overturned cruise ship and searched for other survivors.
The yen fell to its weakest against the greenback since 2002 on Tuesday, piercing a key psychological level and puzzling traders.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut interest rates for the third time this year on Tuesday, providing a fresh shot in the arm for Asia's third largest economy.
Whether China shares are bubbly depends on which data bit catches the fancy, but the market has outstripped fundamentals and is overbought, Credit Suisse said.
Even Asia's most destitute peasants can now afford meth if they're willing to forego food for a day, GlobalPost reports.
The RBA kept interest rates steady at a record low 2.0 percent, in line with expectations, but the Australian dollar still pushed higher.
Japan's pension system has been hacked and more than a million cases of personal data leaked, authorities said.
After years of downplaying and denigrating the mobile market, Nintendo may be doubling down on it.
Restaurant operator KFC files lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread claims about its food.
China should remain the key focus for markets this week, with the release of key manufacturing activity data.
China's factory activity picked up its pace a tad in the May, twin surveys showed.
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Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of Netherlands, told CNBC it was "hard to say" whether a deal between Greece and its creditors could be reached, while adding that nobody wants a "Grexit" to occur.
As the rescue operation for a capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze river enters the third day, hopes of finding more survivors are fading. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Hubei, China.
Anthony Valeri, senior vice president of fixed income research at LPL Financial, says the rise in bond yields is largely driven by weakness in Europe.