Tokyo shares opened higher Wednesday on the first trading day of 2017, following gains on Wall Street driven by optimism about the US economy.
The rupee depreciated by five paise in early trade today to quote at 67.97 against the US dollar on the first trading day of 2017 due to fresh buying of the American currency by importers at the Interbank Foreign Exchange.
Indian salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata upped the ante in their bitter dispute with ousted former chairman Cyrus Mistry on Tuesday, saying they were suing him for breach of confidentiality.
German luxury carmaker BMW will recall nearly 200,000 vehicles in China because of flawed airbags, according to the country's quality regulator and the company.
The International Monetary Fund said Monday it retains "full confidence" in Christine Lagarde's ability to continue to lead the organization, despite her conviction for negligence in a French court.
Japan posted its third consecutive trade surplus Monday as November exports held up, boosted by a sharp slide in the yen.
OPEC said Wednesday it expects some non-cartel producers to ramp up production next year, encouraged by oil prices which OPEC has fought to drive higher with a recent output cut deal.
Italy's banking problems can be solved and the EU will do everything to help, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday, dismissing fears of something akin to the euro crisis.
With this week's deal to cut output, OPEC is creating incentives for American shale producers to boost output just as the incoming Trump administration vows measures to promote US oil development.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock decision to scrap most of India's currency was hailed by some as a masterstroke against endemic corruption, but signs are emerging that it may hit the economy hard.
Bank Asia will pay online the wages and other benefits of the employees and workers of two major apparel factories situated in Gazipur.
Iraq has to up its crude output because dwindling oil prices and the fight against Islamic State have left "a huge hole" in the economy, Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Tuesday, as the OPEC cartel scrambles to agree a production cut deal.
US President Barack Obama on Sunday defended free trade as fellow Asia-Pacific leaders vowed to fight protectionism after Donald Trump's shock election victory sparked fears for the future of global commerce.
Indian bank shares took a hammering Friday as customers struggled to get their hands on new notes three days after the government's shock decision to withdraw high-denomination bills from circulation.
The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University today announced the biggest competition where business students from across the country would showcase their talents in the field of marketing.