Activity in China's factory sector contracted in January, an official survey showed, a far worse result than expected.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's program to revive the nation's economy is set to meet a stiff challenge in the farming industry.
General Motors and Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp will soon announce a joint push into Indonesia.
Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."