[BEIJING] China's central bank is increasingly expected to cut the amount of funds banks need to hold as reserves next year as the government looks to funnel cash into an economy hit by slowing...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's trade balance unexpectedly swung back to surplus in September as both imports and exports grew much slower than expected, data released by the statistics bureau showed on...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's trade balance unexpectedly swung back to surplus in September as both imports and exports grew much slower than expected, data released by the statistics bureau showed on...

[TOKYO] Confidence among Japanese manufacturers rose in October from September and is expected to remain flat over the coming three months, a Reuters poll found, suggesting caution over the effect of...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan board member Makoto Sakurai warned on Thursday that the spread of protectionist trade measures was creating uncertainty in the global economy and could slow Japan's...

[MANILA] Philippine annual inflation rate likely continued to climb in September, keeping the pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates further to prevent consumer prices from spiralling...

[MANILA] Philippine annual inflation rate likely continued to climb in September, keeping the pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates further to prevent consumer prices from spiralling...

[TOKYO] Japan's unemployment rate fell while factory output rose for the first time in four months in August - a sign the world's third-largest economy is on a path of gradual recovery...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan policymakers debated in September the potential of making further tweaks to their massive stimulus programme with one seeing room to make monetary policy more flexible, a...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] Washington, Tokyo and Brussels said on Tuesday they were making common cause against unfair trade, jointly denouncing industrial practices long pinned on China but...