Sony reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit on strong sales of smartphone camera sensors and PlayStation4 videogames.
A high-ranking Xiaomi executive poured cold water on speculation that the Chinese smartphone star is considering an IPO.
Four months after the passing of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, speculation is mounting that city-state's general election may be set for September.
A bitter succession battle at Lotte Group escalated with the founder's sons sparring over their father's mental capacity.
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The insertion of "some improvement" in the statement shows that the Fed is increasingly confident of meeting its inflation and employment goals, says Richard Iley, chief economist, emerging markets at BNP Paribas.
Greg Medcraft, chairman of Australian Securities and Investment Commission, explains why financial cooperation and digital disruptions are key topics at the Boao Forum for Asia Conference.
Neil Doshi, analyst at Mizuho Securities, explains his positive outlook for Facebook which reported quarterly results that topped analyst estimates on Wednesday.