[SEOUL] The Bank of Korea kept monetary policy unchanged as expected on Friday, and its chief hosed down expectations of further policy tightening this year, in the face of a jobs crisis and...

[BEIJING] China is facing difficulties achieving stable and healthy economic development, the head of its state planning department said, adding that it needed to boost efforts to hit consumption and...

[BEIJING] China will keep its economic growth within a reasonable range in the second half of the year, and will ensure that its full-year growth target is achieved, the country's state planner...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan should abandon negative interest rates and a cap on long-term bond yields immediately as such crisis-mode measures are unnecessary for an economy enjoying steady growth, a...

[BEIJING] China's exports growth unexpectedly accelerated in July despite fresh US tariffs, though a still-wide trade surplus with the United States looks set to keep Beijing and Washington...

[BEIJING] China must manage the relationship between steady economic growth and risk prevention as external uncertainties are increasing, according to a recent meeting of a high-level government body.

SOVEREIGN bonds climbed across the world as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) pledged to keep its ultra-loose monetary policy in place and after underwhelming data from China. Stocks were mixed as earnings...

JAPAN'S yen hit two-week highs against the dollar, and the 10-year benchmark bond yield jumped to a six-month peak on Monday, following reports that the central bank was debating moves to scale...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Monday stressed that the central bank would maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy until inflation hits its 2 per cent target.

[WELLINGTON] Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said the central bank could adjust its ultra-loose monetary policy in the future to address the rising cost of prolonged easing, the Asahi...