China Can Afford To Cut Growth Target To 7% In 2015: World Bank
October 29 2014 2:39 AM EDT
After 30 years of breakneck economic expansion, China wants to retool its economy to generate slower but better-quality growth.
SoftBank To Invest $10B In India
October 28 2014 5:00 AM EDT
Looking to take a strong stake in India's growth in coming years, Japan's SoftBank will invest $10 billion in local Internet-based opportunities.
Pacific Trade Talks Progress But Gap Between US, Japan Lingers
October 27 2014 12:55 AM EDT
The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership is central to President Barack Obama's policy of expanding U.S. presence in Asia.
Corruption Fight More Important Than Economic Growth: China
October 24 2014 3:58 PM EDT
China's crackdown on corruption at the local level may jeopardize the growth of economies at the regional level.
Indian Companies Fear Tougher Penalties From Emboldened Regulators
October 22 2014 1:56 AM EDT
Cleaning up India's grubby business climate is top of the agenda for both regulators and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
China's Slowing Economy Hitting Western Regions Harder
October 21 2014 5:23 PM EDT
The impact of China's slowing economy will likely hit Guizhou, Qinghai and Hainan the most.
India's High-Tech Challenges: Will Xiaomi Thrive?
October 21 2014 3:22 PM EDT
Xiaomi may want to manufacture in India, but the country's all-but-absent electronics manufacturing ecosystem will be a big obstacle.
Modi's 'Make In India' Strikes Chord Among Young Shoppers: Report
October 21 2014 6:21 AM EDT
The Make in India campaign, launched by Modi on Sept. 25, aims to turn India into a global manufacturing hub.
Australia To Help China Bring Back Corrupt Economic Fugitives
October 21 2014 4:44 AM EDT
At least seven high-level officials have reportedly fled to Australia with $1 billion stolen from public funds.
America's Billions Fail To Stop Record Afghan Poppy Output
October 21 2014 3:22 AM EDT
Afghanistan produces more than 80 percent of the world's illicit opium, which reportedly helps fund the Taliban and other insurgent groups.
EU Drops Probe Into Chinese Telecoms Subsidies
October 20 2014 9:02 PM EDT
The agreement between EU and Chinese officials ends a yearlong dispute that had ratcheted up trade tensions.
Wall Street Braces For More Volatility
October 20 2014 8:44 PM EDT
Wall Street is bracing for more volatility Tuesday, as corporate earnings, coupled with China GDP data, could inject more uncertainty.
China's Economic Growth Should Slow Over Next Two Decades
October 20 2014 1:31 PM EDT
An increasing number of reports say China's economic growth rate will fall -- soon and sharply.
Companies Seek More Fairness In Chinese Legal Reforms
October 18 2014 9:01 PM EDT
Legal reforms are expected to be announced at the end of an Oct. 20-23 meeting of the ruling Communist Party elite.
US-Based Economist Appointed Chief Economic Adviser To Indian Government
October 17 2014 12:51 AM EDT
His appointment inserts a friend of Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan at the heart of policymaking in New Delhi.
Fear Of Deflation On The Rise, Especially In The Eurozone
October 16 2014 12:33 PM EDT
Falling consumer prices, particularly in Europe, are adding to fears that inflation won't speed up and lift the world economy.
EU Hands India Ultimatum Over Global Trade Deal
October 16 2014 12:41 AM EDT
India in July blocked what would have been the first global trade reform in two decades.
Chinese Trade Stronger Than Expected In September
October 13 2014 9:50 AM EDT
China exported and imported many more goods last month than expected, largely on the strength of foreign demand.
IMF Members Call For Bold Action To Boost Global Economic Recovery
October 12 2014 9:14 AM EDT
The International Monetary Fund members say focusing on growth is the priority.
Modi's Push For Industrialization Alarms Environmentalists
October 10 2014 12:44 AM EDT
Narendra Modi's government has relaxed several environmental rules to make it easier for companies to build new projects.