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Adoption of electric vehicles is set to accelerate, and that will run over a lot of losers, JPMorgan Cazenove said in a note on Monday.
No matter what scenario plays out for North Korea, South Korea’s currency will be under a cloud, analysts at Nomura said in a note Friday.
NAFTA may not include Asia, but the trade-dependent region will be watching how the Trump administration handles talks, analysts said.
A burst of global trade has been driving economic growth in many countries, but it isn't clear whether that will continue.
The Philippines' peso has tumbled to fresh 11-year lows, but the country's policy makers said that heralded good tidings.
It’s a conundrum: Despite Japan being a likely target of North Korean ire, traders still see the yen as a safe haven, pushing it up.
South Korea's stocks rallied to record highs, but that may have been derailed by the spat between Trump and North Korea.
Singapore's economic growth accelerated in the second quarter, with gross domestic product rising 2.9 percent on-year, beating forecasts.
Markets in Asia remained jittery on Thursday, although the escalation of tensions over North Korea's nuclear threats appeared to wane.
Moody's cut the outlook for Qatar's banking system to negative on Tuesday amid a continuing blockade of the country by its neighbors.
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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's first female chief executive, speaks with "The CNBC Conversation."
The Philippines central bank is watching risks closely and is ready to act should the situation need attention, its new governor said.
Talk-show host Jin Xing might be one of China's most prolific personalities, but she's still renting her home.
SOHO China CEO Zhang grew up in Beijing under Mao. Now she and husband Pan Shiyi are worth more than $3 billion
SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin said she was influenced by the Great Wall of China when working on Commune by the Great Wall.
The tech executive talks to CNBC about losing his left eye in 2015, being a leader, and owning a deli at 16.