Japan approved $29 billion of stimulus spending to help lagging regions and households, but analysts are skeptical of how much of a growth boost it will offer.
China's Xiaomi is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore's GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, sources said.
After a ho-hum performance for most of 2014, analysts believe that Japan's Nikkei 225 will see better days in the year ahead.
China has told its banks to lend more and lower loan-to-deposit ratios, as Beijing prepares to release data that confirms a slower economy.
Japan Prime Minister Abe's election gamble is expected to end in a respectable, if not landslide, victory, but some are concerned the bid may fail.
A sudden swell in China's exports of gold and jewelry may signal a resurgence of speculative currency inflows through inflated trade receipts.
The dollar-yen broke above the 115 level for the first time in seven years on Thursday.
Widespread usage of smartphone cameras is pushing point-and-shoot digital camera sales into a "free fall", and there's little hope of a turnaround.
Hopes abound that mom-and-pop gamblers will sweep into Macau and save the day, but it isn't clear they can replace the VIPs who are staying away.
Japan stocks have been on fire since the BoJ's fresh stimulus, raising questions over whether the rally is sustainable beyond short-term euphoria.
The BoJ's stimulus blitz raises the specter of currency wars as a rapidly weakening yen threatens the competitiveness of export-driven economies.
Everyone wants a piece of India's booming online retail sector, but for those without billions to spare, the best bet may be the delivery men.
Asian equity markets followed their U.S. peers higher on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.
Japanese telecommunications and internet giant Softbank Group announced on Tuesday that it invested $627 million in Indian online retailer Snapdeal.
As fears grew over a widening Ebola outbreak, it was an unlikely company to which the world turned for help: Fujifilm. The Financial Times reports.
The Indian government announced two important fuel reforms over the weekend, a signal of PM Narendra Modi's commitment to tough economic reforms.
For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters - its landlord and their tenants.
Mounting concerns over global growth led to heavy declines in global stock indices over the past month, but the Shanghai Composite bucked the trend.
The dollar fell to a three week-low against the yen on Tuesday, retracing most of its gains posted last week.
Asian stocks dropped on Thursday following a weak U.S. lead and continued unrest in Hong Kong, while investors await the European Central Bank's policy meeting.