The deal reportedly raises the media, sports and fashion agency's valuation to $5.5 billion.
The Bank of Japan decides to hold on implementing further stimulus for the Japanese economy.
China shares eked out gains Tuesday even as most Asian markets slipped, with traders digesting weaker-than-expected trade data from the mainland.
Jim Cramer sees a lot of changes happening in the market, but they could just be buying time. Is this rally the real deal?
Markets in Australia, Japan, and South Korea closed down after a choppy trading session Wednesday, despite a positive finish in Wall Street overnight.
Asia traded broadly higher on Tuesday, extending Monday's rally, but experts were not convinced it was the end of the volatility.
Monkeys threw a wrench into Asian markets in the Lunar New Year's first week of trading, with sell-offs in Japan, Singapore and Down Under Wednesday.
Urban Engines is out to fix traffic congestion by giving cities and companies a map of everything happening on the roads and beyond.
Global merchant bank The Raine Group has invested $40 million dollars in Olo, a digital ordering and delivery company for multi-location restaurants.
GrabTaxi founder Anthony Tan reckons being local will give his Singapore-based start-up the edge over behemoth Uber in Asia.
Social robots are expected to make their way into more homes, recognize their users' faces, sense emotions and react accordingly.
Asian equities closed higher on Thursday afternoon after U.S. markets reacted positively to the release of the Fed's October meeting minutes.
Asian shares traded mixed on Wednesday, as investors remain cautious over the latest global geopolitical developments in the wake of Paris terror attacks.
Asian stocks were battered on Friday, amid sharp falls in commodity prices and growing expectations that the Fed will hike rates next month.
GrabTaxi, the SoftBank-backed taxi-hailing app, has launched of a carpooling service in Singapore called GrabHitch, the Financial Times reports.
Asian stocks mostly edged up on Wednesday following fresh economic data from China that largely met expectations.
Asian shares retreated on Tuesday, as a fresh batch of Chinese data added to the uncertainty from a looming rate hike in the U.S.
Asian shares traded mixed on Friday, as investors awaited the release of U.S. jobs data that could provide hints to when the Fed will raise interest rates.
Monetary policy decisions will hog the spotlight in Asia this week, with policymakers in Australia, Thailand and Malaysia set to convene.
Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday, after the Fed signaled that a December rate hike was still on the table.