Articles By Prasanth Aby Thomas
Japan's upper and lower houses approve former ADB chief Haruhiko Kuroda as the next Bank of Japan chief.
Asian markets reverse losses as better-than-expected US employment data underscore economic recovery hopes.
Global property deals to top $1tn in 2013 on improved confidence and increased sovereign wealth fund interest.
Markets open higher as investors await further US economic data after the recent retail sales upturn.
Australia adds 71,500 jobs in February, the most since 2000, while unemployment rate remained at 5.4%.
South Korea's economy faces downside risks as it struggles with the external market conditions and yen's weakness.
Asian markets extend losses as real estate-curb fears rebound in China, but Japan gains on stimulus optimism.
No developing country in the Asia- Pacific region can be considered water secure, says ADB.
Markets open lower following weak Asian performance, ahead of Italy's debt sale.
South Korean government is planning to boost its lagging economy with stimulus measures, according to a report.