Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah was found guilty in a Seoul court of violating aviation safety rules.
Amid mobile sales slump, Samsung's components businesses are under pressure to secure external customers for chips and display panels.
Sony's above-view preliminary results released overnight reaffirms analysts' faith in the Japanese electronics giant.
Central banks worldwide kept markets on their toes with unexpected policy moves January, and economists say the surprises aren't stopping there.
Oil prices have rallied off post-crisis lows, possibly marking the rout's bottom as producers' cutbacks begin pinching supply, some analysts said.
Oil prices climbed on Monday, adding to Friday's powerful rally, but another strong weekly build in U.S. crude stocks limited gains.
Asian indices were broadly lower early Thursday, as a rout in energy stocks and a slew of disappointing corporate earnings weigh on regional markets.
Jim Cramer thinks it's time to lose the SanDisk dead wood, and snap up Skyworks while you can.
Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying for the privilege of lending money -- may look like a sucker's game, but some see the opportunity for profits.
The ECB's Japan-style QEis just the trigger needed to put the sputtering Nikkei rally back on track, say Tokyo stock strategists.
India's current account will see a surplus as the sharp decline in commodity prices drives a significant improvement in the country's terms of trade.
With quantitative easing on the cards, Europe's already low interest rates are set to fall, but some believe the continent offers the best bond returns.
Tourist spending hits a record high in Japan, and while good for certain sectors, it represents a small slice of the overall economy, say analysts.
The Swiss franc's appreciation may dent Asian sales for Swiss luxury watchmakers, analysts say, exacerbating fallout from China's anti-corruption drive.
Both the Swiss franc and the yen will remain where traders flee for safety, despite the SNB's surprise move to remove its euro peg- analysts.
The rally in Chinese stocks has been accompanied by a sharp rise in margin financing, giving rise to concerns about the market's stability.
Singapore's efforts to rein in household debt and its sky-high home prices appear set for their first test as local rates begin to rise.
After a more than seven-year mire, China stocks may finally be on the cusp of a long-term bull run, shrugging off an economic slowdown, analysts said.
Despite the lackluster performance of Japanese stocks in 2014, investors have high hopes for the market, forecasting gains of 17 percent by year-end.
The euro fell to near a nine-year low, hit by concerns that Greek elections will result in a government that will aim to cancel austerity measures.