UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) and OctoRocket.asia have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable small businesses in South-east Asia to quickly apply for financing through OctoRocket's...

[HONG KONG] Asian markets mostly fell Thursday, led by Seoul, as a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un ended abruptly without an agreement.

[SYDNEY] Asian share markets looked well set on Monday after US President Donald Trump said he would delay a planned increase on Chinese imports as talks between the two sides were making "...

[TOKYO] Key exporters Japan and South Korea provided fresh evidence over the past two days that the slump in global trade has further to run, and is beginning to spread to factories.

CENTRAL banks in Asian emerging markets are turning cautious and some appear set to dump their hawkish policy stances.

[HONG KONG] Factory activity shrank across much of Asia in January, falling to the weakest in years in several countries and adding to worries that trade tariffs and cooling demand in China pose an...

[TOKYO] Technology shares are staging a comeback.

COMMENTARY

TECHNOLOGY optimists argue that progress creates many more jobs than it destroys. They say fears over job losses are as misplaced as Luddite worries in the 19th century over the loss of jobs such as...

EDITORIAL

PROJECTING the market and economic outlook has become the staple of analysts, strategists and thought leaders every January. This year has been no different.

[SHANGHAI] Shares in Asia fell on Thursday and US stock futures dropped sharply after Apple Inc cut its revenue forecast due in part to weaker sales in China, adding to concerns about the slowing...